Alumni College

Classes without Quizes

Alumni College is a series of presentations and lectures by current and emeritus faculty/staff and distinguished alumni. Gustavus alumni and friends have the opportunity to learn and discuss a variety of topics such as campus history, religion, fine arts and the professional successes of Gustavus graduates. 


Alumni College is featured during Homecoming/Fall Reunions and Spring Reunions. 


Fall 2015 Alumni College Speakers


Student Panel

Topic: The Gustavus Experience

College & Lutheran Church Archives

Topic: A walk through history on the Hill

  Dr. Lori Carsen Kelly

  Topic: Three Crowns Curriculum & Liberal Arts Education


Spring 2015 Alumni College Speakers

Doug Nimmo   Knutson

Dr. Doug Nimmo, Professor Emeritus

Topic: 27 years of gratitude - a Conductor's Manisfesto

Dr. Kate Knudson, Associate Professor

Topic: Continuing the tradition of academic excellence

Bell   Erickson Konkol

Elaine Vigness Bell '66

Topic: Personal experiences in the field of oncology.

Chaplains Siri Erickson & Brian Konkol

Topic: Exploring the future of faith and learning at Gustavus