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Video: Changing the World: Justice, Action, and the Meaning of Life

This past January, videographer John Noltner followed the January Interim Experience class "Changing the World: Justice, Action, and the Meaning of Life," which is taught by Dr. Chris Johnson. The video chronicles the discussion and activities that make the class so meaningful to those who experience it.

G.O.L.D. Program Helps Students Learn to Lead

Leadership is a process. Learning to be a leader and how to use your talents and skills for leadership takes understanding, practice, and perseverance. For junior education major Allie Kalkman, learning how to be a leader has become a way of life.

GACAC Launches Effort to Endow Director of Church Relations Position

The Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations (GACAC) has launched an effort to generate funds to endow the position of Director of Church Relations, which is currently held by Grady St. Dennis '92.

Gustavus Community Creates New Atlanta-Based Internship

Thanks to alumni networking and the work of several Gustavus administrators and faculty members, senior Alyssa Gaulrapp '13 had the opportunity to complete a once-in-a-lifetime type internship during the month of January in Atlanta, Georgia.

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.

Gustavus Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Gustavus Adolphus College has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, a program of the Corporation for National & Community Service. First launched in 2006, the Honor Roll annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measurable outcomes in the communities they serve.

Ellen Ruiters ’97: Committing to Community

After graduating from Gustavus in 1997 and spending three years working multiple jobs in the Twin Cities, Ellen Ruiters felt a calling to step out of her comfort zone, leave the safety of home and family, and travel the world. Her journey took her to Cape Town, South Africa, where she began an adventure that would change not only her life, but the lives of thousands of youth.

Hockey, Life, and Leadership for Three Gustie Seniors

Gustavus Adolphus College seniors Jenna Christensen, Meagan Wanecke, and Kelsey Kennedy have achieved great success on the ice with the women's hockey team the past four years. Leadership skills they have learned by playing hockey have prepared them for future success off the ice.

Pre-Health Students Receive Unique Opportunities

This past January, 16 pre-health students took advantage of long-standing partnerships between the College and Mankato Clinic, Mayo Clinic Health System, and River's Edge Hospital to observe a variety of medical professionals.

Ben Johnson-Tesch ’12 Receives Prestigious Med School Scholarship

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Ben Johnson-Tesch recently received a scholarship that will provide him with full tuition for four years of medical school at the University of Minnesota. The Eden Prairie native recently graduated with a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.