Entries tagged with ‘2010’

 

Tracy Saunders ’10: From California to Gustavus to Washington, D.C.

Tracy Saunders '10 chose to make Gustavus Adolphus College her home for four years after growing up in California. Now she is enrolled in Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and has a bright future ahead of her.

 

Gusties to Light Up the Stage at Fringe Festival in August

A number of current and former Gustavus students will be performing, directing, and producing at the 2013 Minnesota Fringe Festival, which will take place August 1-11 at various locations in Minneapolis.

 

Shane Jensen ’10 Returns to Minnesota for Newest Film

After living in New York City for several years, Gustavus alumnus, actor, and filmmaker Shane Jensen '10 is returning to Minnesota to work on a new project called The Way the Crow Flies.

 

Matt Wood ’10: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Nicaragua

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Matt Wood '10 made his way from Pennsylvania to Gustavus and then to the Peace Corps in Nicaragua. After primarily training teachers in entrepreneurship for the past two years, he will return to the U.S. in July to pursue a master's degree in international business.

 

Alumna Helps Kids Dealing with Homelessness

From the time she was three years old through her four years in high school, Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Katie DeSantis ’10 found herself in and out of various Minneapolis homeless shelters. The difficulties and uncertainties of growing up in poverty left a lasting impact on her, which is why she is where she is today: working with children in Minneapolis who are faced with clearing the same hurdles she did as a youth.

 

Young Lawyers Praise Gustavus Education for Their Success

Recent graduates Pete Schwingler '05, Hailey Harren '07, Krista Hiner '07, and Derek Hilding '10 say that their undergraduate experience at Gustavus Adolphus College prepared them to excel in law school and in the professional world.

 

Kevin Matuseski ’10: An Educator with a Passion for Service

Teaching and service are two passions that Kevin Matuseski '10 developed during his four years at Gustavus Adolphus College. Today, he is fulfilling those passions by teaching English and life science to sixth graders and volunteering in several ways in Barranquilla, Colombia.

 

Young Alumni Make Their Mark in Political Arena

Alumni of Gustavus Adolphus College have a long tradition of involvement in Minnesota politics dating back to the late 19th century. Continuing this tradition of service – one of the College’s five core values – are more recent alumni who are working their way up the political ladder, determined to become tomorrow's leaders.

 

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.

 

Gusties at the 2012 Minnesota Fringe Festival

A number of current and former Gustavus students and faculty will be performing and directing at the 2012 Minnesota Fringe Festival, which will take place August 2-12 at various locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul.