Archive for November, 2022

Gustavus recognized for student voter participation

Building upon the school’s impressive track record of robust student voter participation, Gustavus has been recognized as one of 394 colleges nationwide recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 elections. The national ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting campaign helps colleges and universities make intentional efforts to increase student […]

Gustavus gears up for Christmas in Christ Chapel

As the first snows of the year surround us, the Gustavus campus is lively with preparations for this year’s Christmas in Christ Chapel. While students, faculty, and staff put in the countless hours of rehearsal that this service requires – as they have for nearly 50 years – this is a time to reflect on […]

Gusties Raise $500K for First-Generation Students in One Evening 

First-generation Gusties Brenna Germscheid ’23, Anahi Rubalcava Ortiz ’23, and Cristina Sirbu ’24 with Gus In a welcome return to in-person philanthropy, A Royal Affair—the Gustie Gala raised more than $500,000 on Saturday, Nov. 12 to support scholarships for first-generation Gustavus students, and another $150,000 for the Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) Endowment Fund. The Folke […]

Meet Kong Yang ’23, Japanese Studies Major and Army Serviceman

Kong Yang on reconnaissance duty in Somalia, 2020. When Kong Yang was a high school senior in Maplewood, he began to think about ways to pay for college. Born in Thailand, he came to the Twin Cities with his family as a child and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2016. Around that time, his […]