Archive for April, 2017

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to the Education Department

    The Education Department has done so much for me and so I would like to give back. Thank you! – Anonymous

Senior Class Legacy 2017

  This year, the Class of 2017 chose their Senior Class Legacy to pledge and make a tribute to a Gustavus employee who has made a difference in the student’s life at Gustavus. The response has been overwhelming and rewarding to see the impact made for students at Gustavus by dedicated faculty and staff of the […]

Spotlight on Class Officers from ‘81

As the Class of 1981 approached our 35th Class Reunion, we embarked on an ambitious project which provided opportunities for mini-reunion gatherings and a renewed energy and focus on growing our class endowed scholarship fund. We produced a cookbook! The cookbook project was a 2+ year endeavor that attracted volunteers who had not previously been […]

Gustavus Fund Tips

Are you having a hard time knowing where to start when asking your Gustie alumni friends for gifts to the Gustavus Fund? By following these easy steps,  you’ll feel more comfortable and confident in speaking to the importance of support to the Gustavus Fund: Remember that this isn’t about you: You are asking money to support the […]

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to James Patrick Miller

    A pledge in honor of James Patrick Miller was received. -Noah

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to Greg Aune

    He is one of the professors at Gustavus that is most passionate about the well being and success of his students, in life and in music. My experience at Gustavus would have been vastly different and poorer without Gustavus Choir and him as a professor. He is a humble role model and an […]

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to Coach Brett Petersen

  Coach Petersen had a phenomenal impact on my career at Gustavus. He allowed me to try out for the men’s hockey program and allowed me to continue my dream of playing college hockey. He’s an incredible role model and I wish nothing but the best for the men’s hockey team. Thank you. -Erik

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to Health Exercise Science Department

    Health and Exercise Science has inspired me to explore health science wellness in all cases. Thank you! -Mitch

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to Bruce Smith

  Bruce was extremely influential in my academic career here at Gustavus. It was because of him that I chose my major of public accounting. Bruce is also the reason that I got a job with one of the “Big 4”  accounting firms. Thank you! -Alec  

Senior Class Legacy Tribute to Al Behrends

  He has basically been a second father to me here at Gustavus. Working for him for the past 4 years has allowed me to gain a fantastic relationship with a person I view as my mentor, boss and friend. Thanks for making Gustavus feel like a home. -Henry