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Gustie of the Week: Rachel Belvedere

This week’s Gustie of the Week is an involved student on campus, a friendly face and ambitious senior Rachel Belvedere. Gustavus has been a family school for Belvedere and she wasn’t sure if she would have her own narrative with […]

Spotlight on: choral conducting program

Students involved in the conducting program can gain experience by becoming a Vocal Music Assistant or VMA.

In the spirit of Christmas in Christ Chapel, which happens in the weekend following Thanksgiving Break, Variety brings the spotlight to the choral conducting program—an academic area of focus under the Music/Music Education Major umbrella. “Within the music major, people […]

Tales from Abroad: Mayra Gurrola-Calderon

Senior Theater and Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies Major Mayra Gurrola-Calderon is spending her Fall semester of 2019 in the Republic of Peru—the South American home of the Amazon rainforest, Machu Picchu, and the ancient Inca empire. Gurrola-Calderon chose […]

Gustie of the Week: Chris Gilbert

Professor of Political Science Chris Gilbert comes from a liberal arts education background as he attended Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania during his undergraduate years. One of the reasons why he chose to teach at Gustavus was that he valued […]

Gustie of the Week: Quincy Yangh

Junior Quincy Yangh, a travel aficionado from Saint Paul, Minnesota, has been excited to attend college since he was young and was excited to choose Gustavus. “Ever since a young child, my parents impressed upon  me the need for higher […]

Faculty achievements celebrated on Founder’s Day

While October 31 is considered by most to be a day filled with tricks and treats, for our Gustavus community, it is also a day of heritage, service and recognition. Commemorating the dedication of Old Main in 1876 and the […]

Gustie of the Week: Aaron Geringer

Geringer is described by his co-workers as humorous and generous.

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Gustavus’ Mental Health Therapist, Aaron Geringer. Geringer, originally from Wheatland, Wyoming, interned at Gustavus from Fall of 2016 to Spring of 2017 while in graduate school,  and eventually made his way back to […]

Gustie of the Week: Weston Lombard

Lombard attributes his strong work ethic to his involvement in baseball.

This week’s Gustie of the Week is Junior Weston Lombard, an Accounting major from Stillwater, MN and co-founder of School Shark LLC. School Shark is a business founded by Lombard and his baseball teammates, Juniors John Campisi and Christian Johnson, […]

Preview: J-Term 2020 Study Abroad Trips

Students spend January 2019 in Indonesia

This coming January, Gustavus students will disperse to locations all over the world through this year’s ten J-Term IEX programs. Gusties were eager to get involved in the 2020 J-Term experiences, according to Assistant Director of Study Away Programs Bryan […]

Gustie of the Week: Elisabeth Cherland

Cherland is originally from Saskatchewan, Canada.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Music, Dr. Elisabeth Cherland, has found herself more grounded in her roots since coming to Gustavus. “I’m really thrilled to be here in Minnesota and at a Lutheran institution,” Cherland said. Originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, Cherland […]