Announcement: Save the Date: Gusties Today, Gusties for Life - Distinguished Alumni Meet and Greet


Join us in your Gustie attire to meet Distinguished Alumni Award winners related to your Career Interest Clusters. All students are welcome and the first 25 to arrive will receive a FREE GIFT! There will also be free food and prizes!

Sponsored by the Center for Career Development and the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement.

Friday, October 5 from 2:30 - 4 pm

Heritage and Three Crowns Banquet Rooms

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2:15 p.m. | Registration

2:30 p.m. | Welcome, Refreshments, and Conversation

2:45 p.m. | Introduction of Award Winners and Q&A

3:30 p.m. | Meet and Greet

3:55 p.m. | Door Prize Announcements

Panelists/Distinguished Alumni Award Winners:

  • Mike Marcotte '08, Education Major, Producer - KSTP-TV
  • Esther Mulder '08, Political Science Major, Assistant Public Defender - Hennepin County
  • Suzanne Boda '82, Spanish and Individualized Distributive Majors, Senior Vice President - Los Angeles-American Airlines
  • Steven Epp '80, Theatre and History Majors, Actor/Writer/Director
  • Marcia Page '82, Business Major, Partner/Principal - Varde Partners, Inc.
  • Reginald Penner '83, Chemistry and Biology Majors, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry - University of California, Irvine
  • Marta Hemmingson VanBeek '93, Biology Major, Chief of Staff and Associate Professor - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Jerome K. Del Pino '68, English Major, General Secretary - The United Methodist Church
  • Herb and Corinne Chilstrom - Greater Gustavus Award, Former Bishop - Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
PostedApr 17, 2019