Entries tagged with ‘alumni’

iStan Helps Nursing Students Practice Real Scenarios

Walking into the nursing lab in P.A. Mattson Hall, one’s attention is immediately drawn to the row of mannequins in hospital beds lined up and awaiting treatment. One special mannequin, called iStan and in a room by itself, is a new learning tool for nursing students. iStan simulates human symptoms making it possible for the students to practice real-life medical scenarios.

THE “YES” MAN: The community contributions of Ellery Peterson ’49

Ellery Peterson, a member of the Gustavus class of 1949 and professor emeritus, is a Gustie who has demonstrated the Gustavus core value of community. Through all his efforts over the years, Peterson has made a difference by helping build a stronger greater St. Peter community, volunteering his knowledge, and bringing people together for a common good in the place that he lives. In 2010 he was named Nicollet County Outstanding Senior Citizen.

A Solid Base

By Hanna Schutte ’11 “Gustavus is one of those places that make you feel comfortable with yourself.  It gives you a good, solid base so you can go out and explore the world,” says Stephanie Pearson, a 1992 English graduate who is now a columnist for Outside magazine.  Using this strong base, Pearson has had […]