Entries tagged with ‘giving’

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Gustie Parent Pays It Forward

Speaking with Julie Holt for just a few minutes, you immediately notice her Gustie spirit. Her passion for Gustavus is evident in the way she talks about it, and in her choice to name the College as a beneficiary of her life insurance policy. But, Julie isn’t a Gustie graduate. She’s a Gustie parent. Two […]

New Recognition Societies Introduced

In an effort to recognize all donors who participate in giving to Gustavus, new giving societies have been introduced.  They are: Old Main Society ~ $500-$999 Black & Gold Society ~ $250-$499 Cec Eckhoff Circle ~ $1-$249 We are grateful for support at every level and look forward to educating all Gusties about the importance […]

Gustavus Thanks You for Your Support

This year 593 Gustavus seniors achieved their goal of earning a college degree.  We congratulate them on their accomplishments and wish them the best of luck as they embark on a new adventure. We also celebrate the nearly 10,000 alumni, parents, and friends that made a gift this past fiscal year, June 1, 2009 – May 31, […]

Gustavus Annual Fund needs your support by May 31!

Just as promised, April showers have brought May flowers, and a well deserved spring has finally come to the Gustavus campus.  With it, many events and celebrations ensue─We celebrated the College’s 30th Annual MayDay conference on April 28th, we are preparing to send our graduating seniors off into the world, and the end of our […]

Gustavus Students Join to Say Thanks

February 21-24, Gustavus students representing various organizations embarked on an initiative to personally call and thank donors to the Gustavus Annual Fund to show their appreciation for the gift of a Gustavus education.  These students, the beneficiaries of your generosity, had the privilege of many memorable conversations. (We hope you enjoyed them, too!) If you […]

Happy Groundlion’s Day from Gustavus!

This week, many people in cool climates looked to the groundhog to tell us how much longer the cold and snow would last.  This was especially true in the Midwest where many people are beginning to experience the phenomenon known as “cabin fever.”  At Gustavus Adolphus College, we Gusties looked not to the groundhog, rather […]

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 […]