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Three Seniors to Deliver Commencement Day Addresses

Three Seniors to Deliver Commencement Day Addresses

The Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 will graduate on Saturday, May 25. Three seniors will be featured speakers this weekend as their Class of 2024 graduates from Gustavus. The Commencement Day events kick off on Saturday morning, May 25, beginning with back-to-back Baccalaureate services in Christ Chapel at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The […]

A Gustie Charts Her Path to Global Engagement

A Gustie Charts Her Path to Global Engagement

Caroline Southworth '24 will study Farsi in Tajikistan this summer before heading to Johns Hopkins' International Relations graduate program. —Written by Brian Lucas  For Caroline Southworth ‘24, the journey to this weekend’s Gustavus graduation has never been a straight line. Over the last four years, Caroline has crossed the globe seeking new perspectives, experiences, and […]

So THAT’s What “Make Your Life Count” Means

So THAT’s What “Make Your Life Count” Means

Being a Gustie means trying different things and seeing what works for you. In a previous article, I mentioned that when I first came to Gustavus during the pandemic-infused autumn of 2020, I spent most of my time outside class guzzling down Doritos and making myself comfortable in front of YouTube. That version of me, […]

Gustavus to Celebrate Commencement 2024

Gustavus to Celebrate Commencement 2024

The Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 will graduate on May 25. The 452 students of the Gustavus Adolphus College Class of 2024 will graduate on Saturday, May 25, at an on-campus Commencement ceremony. The processional for the event begins at 1:45 p.m. on Hollingsworth Field, weather permitting. In addition to the conferring of degrees, […]

A Gustie Giving Back in Multiple Ways

A Gustie Giving Back in Multiple Ways

Ethan Moudry '27 will travel to Latvia this summer to study Russian with Project GO. A first-year Gustie has earned a coveted language scholarship to study Russian overseas this summer. Ethan Moudry ’27 will travel to Latvia this summer with Project GO! (Global Officer), a Department of Defense initiative “aimed at improving the language skills, regional […]

First-Year Highlights: Food, Friends, and Fun

First-Year Highlights: Food, Friends, and Fun

As the 2023-’24 school year comes to a close, two of the First-Year students from our “First Impressions of First-Year Gusties” article this past fall reflect on how their experiences and learnings have evolved throughout the year.  Chavy Ngov ‘27 Chavy reports that despite the initial shock he felt with the harder curriculum, increase in […]

First-Gen Students, Now Faculty and Staff

First-Gen Students, Now Faculty and Staff

Except for a few striking differences, the stories of these Gustavus faculty and staff members of the Tri-Alpha fraternity for first-generation students are remarkably similar to today’s first-gens.

Philip Bryant Wins Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

Philip Bryant Wins Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

Philip Bryant '73 will retire from teaching in 2024 but will continue writing and working on other projects. Gustavus Adolphus College Professor in English and African Studies Philip Bryant ’73 received the 2024 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award at the College’s annual Honors Day Convocation on Saturday, May 5. The award is nominated by the Gustavus faculty and is the […]

Kate Knutson Wins Swenson-Bunn Award

Kate Knutson Wins Swenson-Bunn Award

Political Science Professor Kate Knutson (right) moderates the panel, on Negotiating Conflict, at the 2024 MAYDAY! Peace Conference. Political Science Professor Kate Knutson was presented with the Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence during the Honors Day convocation on May 5. The award is nominated by students and given to a faculty member who exemplifies […]

Three Gusties Land Coveted Research Internships

Three Gusties Land Coveted Research Internships

The Hormel Institute welcomes college students every summer to conduct high-level biomedical research. Gustavus has established a new strategic partnership with The Hormel Institute, a world class biomedical research facility in Austin, MN, that provides research internships every summer for multiple Gusties and other undergraduate students. The Institute, which is part of the University of Minnesota’s Research […]

Fulbright Program Recognizes Three Gusties

Fulbright Program Recognizes Three Gusties

(L-R): Kade Copple '24, Alexis Lin '24, and Olivia Falk '24 Three Gustavus students have been recognized in 2024 by the Fulbright Program, one of the most prestigious academic exchange programs in the world, whose mission is “to increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful relations” between people in the United States and others […]

Justin Knoepfel’s Plans for the GSO

Justin Knoepfel’s Plans for the GSO

As Dr. Justin Knoepfel completes his first academic year as the permanent conductor of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (GSO), he’s looking to make his collaboration with students even broader and deeper than he has during his initial decade on the Hill. Knoepfel was named the GSO’s permanent conductor last fall after having assumed the role […]

First-Gen Students, Now Faculty and Staff

First-Gen Students, Now Faculty and Staff

Except for a few striking differences, the stories of these Gustavus faculty and staff members of the Tri-Alpha fraternity for first-generation students are remarkably similar to today’s first-gens.

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