Archive for Advancement

Gusties Come in 5th on Give to the Max Day

Thanks to the support and enthusiasm of alumni, parents, and friends on Give to the Max Day, Gustavus came in fifth place for the Greater Minnesota region. 403 donors gave an incredible total of $26,881 in just 24 hours. To learn more about Give to the Max Day or to view the final rankings, you […]

Gustavus Annual Fund Council recognizes donors

The Gustavus Annual Fund Council recognized Annual Fund donors giving at the President’s Leadership Circle and Ren Anderson Society levels, at a reception on December 18th at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. The Gustavus Annual Fund Council (GAFC) is a dedicated group of individuals which works to garner financial support for the College by […]

Gustavus hosts Christmas in Christ Chapel President’s Dinners

This past weekend, Gustavus hosted the 2009 Christmas in Christ Chapel services and President’s Dinners. This year’s theme was “A Liturgy of Letters and Carols,” with more than 350 students, faculty and staff participating. The College also hosted over 350 guests of the President in Alumni Hall for the President’s Dinners. Guests dined on Swedish […]

Leadership Dinner 2009 recognizes donors

As part of the Commission Gustavus 150 celebration, the College hosted the 2nd Annual Leadership Dinner on October 8, recognizing alumni, parents, and friends who have significantly impacted Gustavus with their philanthropy and time. Special recognition was given to members of Founders Society, a society which acknowledges those donors whose cumulative giving amounts to the […]

Greater Gustavus Fund Pledges $1 Million

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce a commitment of one million dollars from the Greater Gustavus Fund to support the entire cost of Commission Gustavus 150 from its gala launch on October 3, 2008 during Inauguration and Homecoming Weekend through its culmination in the College’s Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2012. The Greater Gustavus Fund was […]

Fully Committed

Are you making your life count? Mik and Heidi Sands Gusenius ’03 ’03 are – and in more ways than one. Mik and Heidi have fully committed themselves to two organizations close to their hearts – Gustavus Adolphus College and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Not long after graduating from Gustavus, Mik and Heidi were […]

2009 Graduates Leave a Legacy

Four years ago, the students in the Class of 2009 drove up the hill with their cars packed and their parents in tow. They were welcomed into the Gustavus community by an excited group of Gustie Greeters, as they moved their belongings into their residence halls for the first time.  At that time, none of […]

Vinai Vang ’11

Major: Geography and Environmental Studies Hometown: St Paul, MN “Thank you for making my college career an easier and smoother path for both my family and me. With your kindness, I am able to concentrate on my school work and not worry as much about financial issues.” “My family and I have come a long […]

Megan Thompson ’10

Major: Biology Hometown: Hayward, MN “Without your support it would be much more difficult for me to pursue my education at Gustavus. It means a lot to know that others care and are willing to contribute to my education.” “Gustavus has offered many opportunities for me to grow and meet new people. I recently went […]