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Jenni Harms '14 

Jenni Harms ’14: Lifelong Gustie Starts Next Chapter at Cargill

Recent Gustavus alumna Jenni Harms '14 built close relationships with faculty members, traveled the world as a member of two music ensembles, studied abroad for a semester in Ireland, obtained two valuable internships, and is now in the early stages of her professional career at Cargill.


Jon Gutierrez ’82: Head of the Class

Jon Gutierrez '82 is executive director of and the driving force behind Stillwater's St. Croix Preparatory Academy, one of the most successful charter schools in Minnesota. Gutierrez majored in accounting at Gustavus and came to education in a round-about way.

Kelsey Kennedy '13 

Kelsey Kennedy ’13 Receives Fulbright Grant to Brazil

Kelsey Kennedy, who earned her bachelor's degree in international management in 2013, recently received a Fulbright Grant to teach English in Brazil.

Maja Johnson '13 at the Mayo Clinic. 

Maja Johnson ’13: Starting a Career at the Mayo Clinic

Recent Gustavus graduate Maja Johnson ’13 was able to land her first job out of college at the Mayo Clinic as she is currently employed as a research technologist in the department of human integrative physiology.

Carly Aplin '07 

Carly Aplin ’07: Raising Awareness for Women’s Heart Health

Carly Aplin '07 spends most of her time as a broadcast journalist for various Twin Cities media outlets, but she also finds time to run a unique charity event that raises money and awareness for women's heart health.

Karin Dye 2 

Karin Dye ’16 Takes Her Passion for Music Abroad

Sophomore Karin Dye’s passion for music led her to pursue an independent study opportunity this past January in the Dominican Republic, which turned out to be more rewarding than she could have imagined.

Sarah Hund is in her first year of law school at the University of Oregon. 

Sarah Hund ’13 Tackles the Transition to Law School

Sarah Hund ’13 is barely nine months removed from her undergraduate experience at Gustavus Adolphus College, but she is already reaping the benefits of the liberal arts education she received. Hund is now enrolled in law school at the University of Oregon.

Tane Danger '07 

Tane Danger ’07: A 2014 Bush Fellow

Tane Danger '07 founded the LineUs Improv Comedy Troupe at Gustavus and went on to co-found The Theater of Public Policy with fellow alumnus Brandon Boat '08. More recently, Danger has been named one of 24 Bush Fellows for 2014.

Signe Jordet '04 in Sochi. 

Signe Jordet ’04: From St. Peter to Sochi

Signe Jordet '04 spent two weeks at the Olympic Games in Sochi as part of her responsibilities as Director of USA Ski Jumping.

Kreykes typically performs between two and seven surgeries a day. 

Dr. Nathan Kreykes ’96 Exemplifies Early Professional Success

Dr. Nathan Kreykes '96 is a pediatric surgeon and Trauma Medical Director at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. He was recently named a 40 under 40 honoree by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.