Archive for Tim Kennedy

Gustavus Extends “Warm” Welcome to Class of 2019

Gustavus Adolphus College welcomed the Class of 2019 to campus on Friday, September 4, 2015 with lots of energy and plenty of sun and a heat index nearing 100 degrees. President Rebecca Bergman along with an energetic group of Gustie Greeters welcomed the 640 members of the incoming class with creative cheers and lots of high fives, while the Gustie football team provided the muscle to help everyone haul furniture, clothing, and electronics into the dormitories

Gustavus Adolphus College Announces Largest Single Gift in School History

An extraordinary $25 million gift, the largest single contribution in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of the $65 million complete renovation and 50 percent expansion planned for Alfred Nobel Hall of Science.

Town Hall Meeting Engages Thousands of Gusties Via Conference Call

Professor Emeritus Larry Owen used to welcome incoming first-year students by saying, “Welcome to the conversation.” Gustavus has always been a place where great conversations happen, and last night the Gustie conversation moved off the hill and into the homes of alumni, parents, and friends.

Gustavus Names Laurie Kelly Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Gustavus Adolphus College has named Laurie Trow Kelly the new head coach of its women’s basketball program. Kelly, a 1993 graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a major in speech communications, is replacing Mickey Haller, who resigned in March after serving as the head coach for 12 years.

Tom Brown Named Director of Athletics

President Jack R. Ohle announced the hiring of Tom Brown, a native of Milaca, Minnesota and a 1986 graduate of Augustana College (S.D.) as Director of Athletics at Gustavus Adolphus College. Brown, who has been a part of the Gustavus Athletics Department as a coach, instructor and administrator since 1991, succeeds Dr. Al Molde who recently announced his retirement after 15 years at Gustavus and 40 years as an athletic administrator and coach.

Director of Athletics Al Molde Announces Retirement

Dr. Al Molde, the athletics director at Gustavus Adolphus College for the past 15 years, has announced that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Molde is one of only seven full-time athletics directors that have been employed by the College since the position was created in 1920.

Mike Stehlik Resigns as Women’s Soccer Coach

Gustavus Adolphus College Head Women’s Soccer Coach Mike Stehlik has announced his resignation after 22 years directing the program. Stehlik compiled an overall mark of 223-137-30 in his 22 seasons and ranks 35th in career victories in NCAA Division III women’s soccer history.