Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus; Make Your Life Count; Leadership; Sonja Andersen’

Gustavus students at Day the Capitol April 7, 2011. (Photo by Matt Thomas '00) 

Citizenship at Its Finest

The Minnesota state capitol was abuzz Thursday, April 7, 2011 when more than 50 current Gustavus students made their way to the annual Day at the Capitol to lobby for the State Grant program.

Katie Peterson '10 on 2007 Spring Break Work Trip. (Photo submitted) 

Rebuilding Communities During Break

Katie Peterson ’10 embodies the Gustavus mission of leading and serving. For all four years of her Gustavus education, she has spent her spring breaks serving others instead of vacationing on sandy beaches. A biology major, Peterson is a four-time Gustavus Spring Break Work Trip volunteer and the 2010 New Orleans site coordinator.

Sonja Andersen '09 (Photo by Stacia Vogel) 

Leadership Vision

Written by Hanna Schutte ’11 “Anyone at any level can be a leader—it is a personal choice.” These are words that Sonja Andersen ’09 takes to heart. She has found that quotes such as this one help drive her and keep her focused, both with her past time on the hill and in her current […]