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Dontje Leads a Green Lifestyle

Written by Kelly K. Nelson ’10 You may see him riding his bike to work, or perhaps you recognize him from a recent committee meeting where he spoke on behalf of environmental awareness, or maybe you simply know him from the neighborhood because of the solar panels on the roof of his home. Whatever your […]

Something Different

Written by Megan Gode ’10 “After considering careers in corporate communication and journalism, I knew in my heart that neither fit me very well. Internships and career experience had shown me that I had not found my niche in the aptly titled ‘real world,’” Katie Mason ’09 says of her search prior to dedicating her […]

Chairs That Build Community

Written by Kelly J Nelson ’10 Four years ago, an inspiration for enriching the Gustavus community arose. A Gustavus professor was inspired after attending a workshop lead by the Center for Vocational Reflection (CVR). Aaron Banks, associate professor of health and exercise science, had a vision to join people together to provide a campus-wide opportunity […]

Gustavus Library Associates Shine

Written by Megan Gode ’10 “The students may not know who we are, and what we do, but they benefit from the fun that we’re having,” exclaims Gustavus Library Associates board member and A Royal Affair 2009 co-chair Jan Michaletz ‘74. Recipients of numerous awards, Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) has promoted learning, literature, and the […]

Outstanding Gustavus Employees

Written by Matt Thomas ’00 Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 daily chapel service as recipients of the College’s annual outstanding employee awards. Chris Blaschko, set-up operation coordinator for the Physical Plant, received the 2009 Augusta Carlson Schultz Award, which is presented annually to a […]

Discovering Commonality in a Summer Read

Written by Kelly K. Nelson ’10 Every fall first-year college and university students across the country engage in rather ordinary conversation in a desperate effort to meet new classmates: Where are you from? What’s your major? What did you do in high school? But the Reading in Common Program at Gustavus has elevated the level […]