‘News’ Category

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 […]

Students Support the Annual Fund by Sending Secret Valentines

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Gustavus Annual Fund hosted an event on February 10, 11, and 14 to promote student philanthropy on campus and to raise awareness about the Gustavus Annual Fund among our student community.  Students could anonymously send a can of Crush or Sunkist and a valentine to another student by […]

Consider a Year-End Gift to Gustavus

For nearly 150 years, Gusties have been giving back to their alma mater through gifts of time, talent, and philanthropy.  The Gustavus experience is made possible because of the generosity of donors who have made Gustavus the fine institution it is.  Without philanthropy, Gustavus would never have been founded, expanded or enabled to play the […]

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 […]

Give to the Max Day 2010

Last year, people from all over Minnesota gave $14 million through GiveMN.org to over 3,400 Minnesota nonprofits within 24 hours.  This online giving event quickly became the largest ever! This year, on November 16th, Give to the Max Day 2 will present another exciting opportunity for donors everywhere to give to their favorite Minnesota nonprofits.  […]

Students Learn about Philanthropy at Outdoor Event

On November 1st, the Gustavus Annual Fund hosted an outdoor event for current students to learn the important role of philanthropy in maintaining an institution like Gustavus.  Outside of the Campus Center, there was music, pumpkin throwing, hotdog eating, and piggy banks!  Fun contests and trivia informed a steady crowd of students about all the […]

Homecoming Highlight

Last week, September 20-26, was Homecoming at Gustavus. Not only is Homecoming a great week for students, but it’s a wonderful celebration for alumni as well. Alumni joined us on campus from all over the U.S. to celebrate their reunions, share memories and remember their college years. One special highlight featured the Class of 1990 […]