Archive for March, 2024

Learning for Life @ Gustavus to Air 150th Interview

Greg Kaster's interview with Gustavus Board of Trustees Chair Marcia Page '82 will arrive on March 25. When Greg Kaster started his podcast, he didn’t envision it becoming an ever-expanding, increasingly comprehensive historical record of modern-era Gustavus; in fact, he was only vaguely aware of what a podcast was.  It began in 2020 with a […]

Gusties Get More: Meet Herchran Singh ’17

“Gusties Get More” is a continuing series of profiles examining the many paths Gustavus alums have taken since graduation. Q: Gustavus graduation year/hometown/current location/profession 2017 Rochester, MN Currently live in Saginaw, MI OBGYN Resident Q: How did you choose your major(s)? I knew I wanted to go into medicine and naturally gravitated toward the sciences. […]

Campus Safety Looks Out for Everyone

The Gustavus Campus Safety Office is dedicated to making everyone in our community feel more secure. Scott Reiten flashed a wide smile as he sat down to talk about his job. Despite its somewhat intimidating name, Gustavus’s Campus Safety office has a jovial presence at its head. Reiten talks in upbeat bursts that signify an […]

Reflecting On Pandemic-Era Gustavus

No one misses this. A socially distanced classroom during the Covid pandemic. Four years ago this week, Gustavus (and the world) started shutting down. A current senior recalls the surreal circumstances of starting college amid the crisis. When I and the class of 2024 first arrived at Gustavus in August, 2020, we went through something […]

Gustie Students Lobby Lawmakers for Higher Ed Funding

Rep. Jeff Brand meets with Kendall Flesch '26, Ivan Scarpino Korb '24, and Kendra Smaby '24 during the 2024 Day at the Capitol event. On March 12, almost 30 Gustavus students went to St. Paul for the annual Day at the Capitol event, sponsored by the Minnesota Private College Council (MPCC). As with every DATC […]

Gustavus Adds Sport Management Major, Two Others

The initial Sport Management class. The field of study launched as a minor in 2023, and will debut as a major this fall. The Gustavus faculty recently approved the addition of a Sport Management major to the College’s curriculum, elevating the year-old minor and giving Gustie students a broader range of potential career paths in […]