Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus Annual Fund’

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GusLink Kicks Off

After the summer recess, Gustavus students are back on campus and excited to begin a new academic year.  GusLink, the student phoning organization, will kick off in just a few days with new and returning students coming together to reach out to alumni, parents and friends of Gustavus.  We are excited for some great conversations […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]