Entries tagged with ‘2001’

Jason Haaheim ’01: Conquering Music and Science

After graduating from Gustavus in 2001 with a double major in honors music and physics, Jason Haaheim didn't stop learning and he didn't stop pursuing his dreams. After earning a master's degree and spending 10 successful years as a scientist, Haaheim is now the Principal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York.

Gusties Provide Athletic Training for U.S. Wheelchair Tennis Team

Three Gustavus alumni and one current Gustavus student are working together this week at the University of Minnesota's Baseline Tennis Center as the U.S. Wheelchair Tennis Team prepares for the upcoming Paralympic Games in London.

Alumnus Mark Elfstrom Recognized for Excellence in Education

Mark Elfstrom, a 2001 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, recently received a Milken Educator Award for his work as a math and science teacher at Romig Middle School in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alumna Named GLSEN Educator of the Year

Ferial Pearson, a 2001 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and an English teacher at Omaha South High School in Omaha, Neb., was recently named 2010 Educator of the Year by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

Momsen Working with U.S. Fencing Association

Kyle Momsen, an adjunct instructor in the health and exercise science department at Gustavus Adolphus College, has travelled the world while serving as an athletic trainer for the United States Fencing Association.

Gustavus Adolphus College Alumni Receive National Awards

Four Gustavus Adolphus College graduates have been recognized with Honorable Mention as part of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program for 2005.