Make Your Life Count
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 spent two weeks at the Olympic Games in Sochi as part of her responsibilities as Director of USA Ski Jumping.
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.
Kristina Fosse '13 is serving in the Peace Corps in China, where she is teaching English as a foreign language at a political science and law university in Lanzhou.
Since transferring to Gustavus as a sophomore in 2011, Daniel Venn '15 has developed a passion for teaching English to students in South America. The secondary education major spent this past summer in Ecuador and is currently in the middle of a three month stint in the Galapagos Islands.
Dr. Dan Dewey received the 2013 Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations and Alumni Service Award. Dewey is recognized for his vision and leadership in co-founding World Altering Medicine, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing medical care for needy patients in resource poor areas of the developing world.
Five recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduates are among the 138 volunteers that recently began their year of service in 14 different cities across the country through Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC). Benjamin Batz ’12, Dan Burnett ’13, Elizabeth Logas ’13, and Ben Whalen ’13 are all serving in Minneapolis, while Brin Bailey ’13 is serving in Seattle, Wash.
Zainab Jaji '13 grew up more than 6,000 miles away from Gustavus Adolphus College in Lagos, Nigeria. She earned her undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology and is now in her first year of medical school at Yale University.
Kurt Elling majored in history and graduated in 1989 from Gustavus. Today, he is Grammy Award winner and one of the world's foremost jazz vocalists.
Jason Haaheim '01 earned degrees in honors physics and music and is now the Principal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York.