Archive for May, 2024

Gustie Innovation Scholars Get Real-World Experience

The 2023-24 Gustavus Innovation Scholars team (clockwise from left): Nana Akua Boakye Agyemang ’25, Tyler Teichmiller ’24, team leader Xavier Conzet from the University of St. Thomas, Ally Regenold ’24, and Cecilia Gerlach ’25. This past February, the Gustavus Adolphus College Innovation Scholars presented their project recommendations to mySHO, an early-stage medical company affiliated with Medical […]

Hayley Russell Wins Edgar M. Carlson Award

Dr. Hayley Russell, HES, accepts the Edgar M. Carlson Award on Commencement Day 2024. On Commencement Day 2024, Dr. Hayley Russell was named this year’s winner of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching, the College’s signature honor for teaching achievements. The 2023 winner, Communications Studies Associate Professor Martin Lang ’95, presented the award […]

Gustavus Celebrates Commencement 2024

Gustavus Class of 2024 celebrate a job well done at Commencement Day. To view pictures from Commencement Day 2024, visit this link. On Saturday, May 25, the 451 members of the Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 celebrated their graduation in front of family, friends, faculty, staff, and special guests. Although appropriately “Gustie” breezes kept […]

Three Seniors to Deliver Commencement Day Addresses

The Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 will graduate on Saturday, May 25. Three seniors will be featured speakers this weekend as their Class of 2024 graduates from Gustavus. The Commencement Day events kick off on Saturday morning, May 25, beginning with back-to-back Baccalaureate services in Christ Chapel at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The […]

A Gustie Charts Her Path to Global Engagement

Caroline Southworth '24 will study Farsi in Tajikistan this summer before heading to Johns Hopkins' International Relations graduate program. —Written by Brian Lucas  For Caroline Southworth ‘24, the journey to this weekend’s Gustavus graduation has never been a straight line. Over the last four years, Caroline has crossed the globe seeking new perspectives, experiences, and […]

So THAT’s What “Make Your Life Count” Means

Being a Gustie means trying different things and seeing what works for you. In a previous article, I mentioned that when I first came to Gustavus during the pandemic-infused autumn of 2020, I spent most of my time outside class guzzling down Doritos and making myself comfortable in front of YouTube. That version of me, […]

Gustavus to Celebrate Commencement 2024

The Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 will graduate on May 25. The 451 students of the Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 will graduate on Saturday, May 25, at an on-campus Commencement ceremony. The processional for the event begins at 1:45 p.m. on Hollingsworth Field, weather permitting. In addition to the conferring of degrees, […]

A Gustie Giving Back in Multiple Ways

Ethan Moudry '27 will travel to Latvia this summer to study Russian with Project GO. A first-year Gustie has earned a coveted language scholarship to study Russian overseas this summer. Ethan Moudry ’27 will travel to Latvia this summer with Project GO! (Global Officer), a Department of Defense initiative “aimed at improving the language skills, regional […]

First-Year Highlights: Food, Friends, and Fun

As the 2023-’24 school year comes to a close, two of the First-Year students from our “First Impressions of First-Year Gusties” article this past fall reflect on how their experiences and learnings have evolved throughout the year.  Chavy Ngov ‘27 Chavy reports that despite the initial shock he felt with the harder curriculum, increase in […]

Justin Knoepfel’s Plans for the GSO

As Dr. Justin Knoepfel completes his first academic year as the permanent conductor of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (GSO), he’s looking to make his collaboration with students even broader and deeper than he has during his initial decade on the Hill. Knoepfel was named the GSO’s permanent conductor last fall after having assumed the role […]