Gustavus Adolphus College
This year’s St. Lucia, Alicia Lhotka of Eden Prairie, exhibits the St. Lucia qualities of service, compassion, character, and courageous leadership.
Gustavus Adolphus College is excited to announce a $3.7 million cash gift to fund scholarships for top-tier students. This gift will allocate over $500,000 per year for the next seven years to create two new scholarship programs.
A team of four Gustavus Adolphus College accounting students won a recent accounting competition between four liberal arts college teams. For the second year in a row, the Gusties placed first in the Deloitte Audit Case Competition, scoring higher than the teams from Bethel University, Luther College, and Concordia College.
A year after closing the most successful fundraising campaign in the institution’s history with over $170 million in gifts and commitments, Gustavus announced today that a new $4 million gift will create two new endowed faculty positions in the Department of Economics and Management.
Four investments of $1 million each will directly support teaching and learning, create an endowed faculty position in neuroscience, and supplement the Gustavus Fund.
Seelen, a graduate student at University of Connecticut, is conducting research at Umeå University in Sweden after receiving funding through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide program.
When Kelley arrived for the first day of his internship this July, his supervisor shook his hand and told him to hustle over to get to work with the Ryder Cup’s corporate partnership team. For the next three months, Kelley would assist with the operation of 80 corporate hospitality tents at the international tournament.
After a summer spent in the Office of Presidential Correspondence at the White House, the Gustavus junior is ready for a life of public service.