Senior Nursing Students staff the Gustavus Flu Clinic

  Senior Nursing student Anna Klatke vaccinates Gus on opening day of the Gustavus annual flu clinic hosted by health services.   One happy vaccinated lion.


NUR 205 students provide foot massages for Pow Wow dancers

Nursing students Emily Johnson and Jena Nutzman provide foot massages for dancers at the Mankato Pow Wow,  Sept. 19, 2015.   The annual Pow Wow commemorates the 38+ 2 Dakota people who were hanged in Mankato in 1862.  The Pow Wow  intent is to bring peace and healing to all people.


Rock Painting!

The senior nursing class welcomed the junior class into the program by providing a breakfast and get-to-know each other gathering.  In staying with the tradition, the students also painted the rock on the hill as a way to show their Gustie Nursing pride!


Nursing Gear

If you would like to order the quarter zip pullover it will be $45. The logo will be embroidered on the left chest with the option of embroidered personalization to the right sleeve. Cash or check is accepted. Checks may be made out to Gustavus Nursing Department. Orders are due Friday, October 2nd, 2015. If […]

A Note from the Gustavus Student Nurses Association (GSNA) President:

Gustavus Student Nurses’ Association (GSNA) is an organization for nursing students to take on leadership roles, engage with faculty, strengthen professional development, mentor interested nursing students, and engage in the Gustavus community. As Co-Presidents, Breanna and I are excited to make great changes to GSNA this year. In the next few weeks we will assist […]


Katie Kemp Reflects on ICU Summer Internship

Here is my summary about my summer internship: This summer I interned at St. Cloud Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). As a paid intern, I worked 12-hour shifts, switching between day shift and overnights, and averaged 72-hours a pay period. My internship experience in the ICU offered countless challenging learning opportunities and made […]


Lynnea Myers ’05: Shining Internationally!

“Gusties will shine!” declares the Gustie Rouser, which is exactly what Lynnea Myers is doing! Class of 2005 and faculty in Nursing at Gustavus, Lynnea is shining internationally. Lynnea was selected through a competitive review and interview process for a prestigious European Union grant-funded doctoral position at Karolinska Institute, in Stockholm, Sweden.   She was one […]


Ali Anderson,’16 Reflects on Summer Pediatric Internship

“This past summer I was given the opportunity to expand my nursing skills beyond that of the classroom. I lived in Fargo, ND working at Sanford Medical Center splitting my time between the Pediatric Floor and Pediatric Day Unit with opportunities to float to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit as well as the Birth Center. […]


Nursing students provide campus wide stress arrest!

Junior nursing majors, Bree Flicek and Ellie Jenny, have been working with the Gustavus Wellbeing center on a stress management initiative at Gustavus: Stress Arrest. This project was developed to assist Gustavus students in managing their stress, recognizing the negative impacts stress can have on our health and wellbeing. In the 2014 National College Health […]


Minnesota Doctors for People

Ana Gleason ’14 (Nursing) and Catherine Davis ’86 (Physician)  traveled with a team from Minnesota Doctors for People to Chiapas, Mexico this February.  This team from the Mankato area travels to remote areas in Mexico and Guatemala a couple times a year with a team of doctors, nurses, interpreters and a pharmacist.