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My Gustavus: Ben Brueshoff ’05

Ben Brueshoff’s premium pour vodka is made from sugar beets purchased from the nation’s largest farm cooperative in the Red River Valley. It’s distilled in New Richmond, Wis. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis. You can find the vodka in more than 200 liquor stores and restaurants throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. (Photo: Becca […]

2016 Commencement Set for Sunday, May 29

Gustavus Adolphus College will conclude its 154th academic year with the 2016 commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at Hollingsworth Field.

Senior Delaney Sweet Selected as 2016 Commencement Speaker

Senior English major Delaney Sweet has been chosen to serve as the commencement speaker on Sunday, May 29, when the Class of 2016 graduates at Hollingsworth Field.

Shine: Eric Dugdale

CORE VALUE: COMMUNITY. Eric Dugdale brings students into collaborative research on the Venetus A, the oldest surviving manuscript of Homer’s Iliad. Seven students have traveled to the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C., to learn to read the manuscript and enter its text and commentary in XML mark-up language, creating the first complete edition. […]

Happy Graduation, From the Top of Old Main

Graduation Day on top of Old Main, prior to 1920. “The young people that found and shall find inexhaustible treasures here, shall exhort their friends to come, seek, and find what they need for a happy life.”—Lars Lundgren, class of 1890 Somewhere in Gustavus history, prior to 1920, it is May and it is 12:30 […]

Shine: Siri Erickson

CORE VALUE: FAITH. At Gustavus, questions of faith permeate in traditional Lutheran practices, like Daily Sabbath and sacred music. They are present in nontraditional ways too, like the planned Multifaith Center in the renovated Anderson Hall. It will have flex space for students to pray and engage in a variety of contemplative practices from their […]

Dwight Stoll Receives 2016 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

Gustavus Associate Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll has been named the recipient of the 2016 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award. The award was presented at the College’s annual Honor’s Day Convocation on Saturday, May 7.

Karl Satterlund ’19 Awarded Swedish Language Scholarship

Gustavus first-year student Karl Satterlund was recently awarded a Swedish Language Scholarship by the Swedish Council of America (SCA). The award will help Satterlund study in Sweden for a semester next spring.

Where Minnesota Gusties Work

Healthcare, education, government, finance, big brands—we’re there. Gusties are everywhere. But we are in some places more than others. One of those places is Minnesota (obviously). Minnesota Gusties are working hard to make Minnesota’s economy one of the healthiest in the nation. As a state, Minnesota has more Fortune 500 companies per capita than any other, so […]

Remembering Ellery Peterson ’49

Ellery Olof Peterson ’49, a professor emeritus of accounting who taught at Gustavus for 35 years, passed away on November 18, 2015. Peterson had a long history of service and giving to the College beyond his professorship. He set up a scholarship endowment with his first wife, Aileen, and worked with alumni to set up endowments. […]