Archive for May, 2017

Gustavus Best in Minnesota on The New York Times’ College Access Index

The third annual ranking looks at the commitment to economic diversity among the top colleges and universities in the country.

Kittelson Wins Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching

A member of the biology faculty since 1999, Kittelson was recognized with the award at the 2017 commencement ceremony.

Commencement Recap, 2017

The Class of 2017 graduates! Photo by Nick Theisen ’13.   On May 28, 2017, degrees were conferred upon the graduates of the class of 2017 at the 155th Commencement exercises of Gustavus Adolphus College. It was a sunny and windy day—“appropriate weather for a Gustie graduation”—quipped Rev. Dan Poffenberger ’82, chair of the Board of […]

2017 Commencement set for Sunday, May 28

The day will begin with baccalaureate services at 9 and 10:30 a.m. The Class of 2017 procession into the stadium begins at 1:45 p.m.

Senior Lily Benge Briggs to Speak at 2017 Commencement

The art education major will focus on the Gustavus community, including the opportunities and people that make the College a special place.

Professor Eric Carlson on Emotional History

Dr. Eric Carlson, the 2016 recipient of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching, at the 2016 Commencement.   (Editor’s note: The Edgar M. Carlson Award was established by the Gustavus Board of Trustees in 1971 to honor former President Edgar Carlson for his years of distinguished leadership and his commitment to academic excellence. At […]

Carolyn Del Vecchio Wins Fulbright Grant to Vietnam

The senior political science major will teach English in Vietnam during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Jill Locke Wins 2017 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

The professor of political science was recognized by her peers at the annual Honors Day Convocation on May 6.

Keep Asking: Retiring Professors and their Continuous Questioning

Retiring professors Jim Welsh, Deborah Goodwin, and Doug Huff offer up a question they will continue to ask—and hope we will too.

Gustie Cup Doubles in Size and Prize Money

The competition creates space for Gustavus students to dream their innovative ideas into action. The 2017 Cup takes place Saturday, May 13.