Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Posted on November 22nd, 2011 by

The Greater Gustavus Award is the highest award given by the Gustavus Alumni Association. It is awarded to those “who by deed, have notably advanced and aided Gustavus Adolphus College. What year was the first Greater Gustavus Award presented, and who received it?

B. 1945-Edwin and Bertha (Almēn ‘1910) Vickner for their gift of a library collection.

Their philanthropy did not end there. This photograph below was taken in 1960 at the groundbreaking of the Vickner Language Hall. Bertha Almēn Vickner ‘1910 stands with President Edgar Carlson, Melvin Lundeen, Gunner Hultgren, and Leonard Kendall.


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