Archive for April, 2012

Blast from the Past

The caption reads “Alma and Huldah trying to climb, while in dresses, a fence located at or near the St. Peter State Hospital.” For more fun Gustie memories, visit the Gustavus Digital Archives at

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Share your answer below!   How did your education at Gustavus prepare you for the next step in life (job, further education…)?

View from the Hill

  Giving back to the community: It’s what Gusties do best! 55% of students participate in a community service/service learning program coordinated by the Center for Servant Leadership (CSL) and even more Gusties participate in activities coordinated by other organizations. Whether it’s participating in after-school programs for the local elementary kids, walking in Relay for […]

Words of Wisdom

“Whatever we do, let us do it well. Let the quality of our work be good—this will  recommend our work and we cannot help but go forward.” Eric Norelius, May 9, 1887

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

In what year was the first internship offered at Gustavus? C. 1972; the Geography Department created the first internship through Region 9 Development in Mankato, Minn.

Tuesday Trivia

In what year was the first internship offered at Gustavus? A. 1955 B. 1964 C. 1972 D. 1988   The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Sunday-Funday Gustie Thoughts

Answer the question below!   What do you remember about spring time at Gustavus?

Factoid Friday

During the 1933-34  school year Gustavus started its first Women’s Athletic Association (WAA) playing: basketball, swimming, volleyball, and tennis. A women’s recreational program had been started some years before for women who were interested in physical education.