Extraordinary People, Extraordinary Place

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Liberation Through Education

The Building Bridges Conference began 14 years ago as a student-led effort to promote diversity issues and dialogue. It has evolved from just talking about these topics to engaging in action. This year, Building Bridges is focusing on ways that education

Small Idea, Big Changes for Justice

At Gustavus Adolphus College little ideas often lead to big changes. Thia Cooper, assistant professor of religion, had one of those ideas, and it has brought together several hundred people to work toward a socially just world.

Unique Learning in January

January Interim Experience (IEX) at Gustavus Adolphus College is a time for community growth, personal reflection, and a change of pace from the fall and spring semesters.

Gustie Serves as House Chaplain

The Rev. Dennis Johnson '60 has been selected to be the House Chaplain for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Johnson is believed to be the fourth Gustavus graduate to hold the honorable position.

A Call to Action

The I-35W bridge collapse in August 2007 left millions stunned, but one Gustavus alumnus, Dustin Thomas '00, felt called to act.

Weekend Faith Journeys

Gustavus has a history of helping students develop a mature understanding of their faith. Each fall, two specific retreats offer students an intentional experience to do so.

Gusties Give Back Through BPLP

The Big Partner/Little Partner (BPLP) community service program at Gustavus gives students a unique opportunity to connect with and mentor local youth.

CVR Builds Community

The Center for Vocational Reflection, or CVR as it is known, serves the Gustavus community as an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle, while still focusing on and uniting people around the important, big questions in life.

Alumni Hit the Campaign Trail

As a political storm rages around the country, many Gustavus alumni have left the sidelines to jump into the fray.

Celebrate Gustavus

That's just what the Gustavus community did Sept. 28-Oct. 5 as numerous events, dubbed "Celebrate Gustavus," were held for the inauguration of new President Jack R. Ohle in conjunction with Homecoming and Family Week.