Giving

Class Officers Give Back to Students

Earlier this month Cathy Villars Harms ’85, visiting instructor in Economics and Management, was on the hunt for Gustavus alumni-owned businesses with an interest in having Gustavus students complete a marketing project for them as a part of her class. Harms harnessed the power of Gustavus alumni and class officers through Facebook posts and messages. […]

The Most Successful Give to Gustavus Day To-Date!

Thanks to the generosity of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the College, Gustavus raised $215,666 for the Gustavus Fund during its annual Give to Gustavus Day on November 16, 2016. This is the most successful Give to Gustavus Day event in the College’s history. Give to Gustavus Day is all about participation. New this year […]

Great Teaching, Great Giving

As a high school student visiting Gustavus Adolphus College for the first time, Steven Andres ’10 recognized a community where we could find his perfect fit. “I really enjoyed the close knit feel of Gustavus,” he says. “The friends I made while at school will be lifelong friends.”

Gustavus Annual Fund Gifts Benefit Students

Gustavus donors truly make a difference in the daily lives of students. Each year, thousands of alumni,parents and friends give to help provide Gustavus students with a superior academic experience. Gifts to the Gustavus Annual Fund support about 80% of students with financial aid and help offset the cost of tuition. Gustavus appreciates gifts of […]

Tessa Wolfe ’07

“I give to Gustavus because Gustavus gave so much to me! That may sound cheesy, but those four years at GAC were so formative, rich, fun and memorable. I am forever grateful to the education I received and the experiences I had while at GAC.”  

Aaron Lee ‘96

“It is very simple as to why I give to the Gustavus fund.  I value my education, I met my wife at Gustavus, made lifelong friends there, and I now have the means to give. I am hoping that the money I give helps Gustavus provide a nurturing atmosphere like the one I experienced.”  

Megan Halvorsen Peterson ’99

“I give because the cost of college is rising. Every little bit helps defray current students cost and will reduce their debt burden when they graduate, making it easier for them when they leave Gustavus.  I also give because Alumni Giving % is a factor in college ratings. I had a great college experience and I […]

Mike Ryan ’03

“I give to Gustavus because I had a great experience there and made many friends that I still see on a regular basis.  I think Gustavus is a unique college where you can get a great education as well as have a social life where lifelong friendships can be made.  I would love to see […]

Charlie & Angie Potts ’01 ’04

“We feel a strong commitment to giving to Gustavus to ensure that current and future Gusties have the opportunities we had. Alums often give to their Alma Mater at important milestones – finishing grad school, getting married, the birth of a child, etc. – because that’s often when we reflect on what we’ve valued in our […]