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.

Katie Kemp

Katie Kemp, junior nursing student at Gustavus, was elected the President of the Minnesota Student Nurses Association (MSNA) at the MSNA conference hosted by Saint Catherine University on February 28, 2015.


With One Voice in Tanzania

The With One Voice in Tanzania J-Term led by Dr. Barbara Zust , presented Mary Ellen Kitundu, Class of 1965 with the Gustavus Adolphus 50 Year Achievement Award at a medical conference in Iringa, Tanzania. Mary Ellen Kitundu has been involved in creating a Children’s Hospital in Dar es Salaam and is the founder of […]


Moshi, Tanzania

We arrived at the Uhuru Lutheran Hostel just as the induction ceremony of a new Bishop was concluding. Hundreds of people had come from all over Tanzania, and various parts of the world for this event. Out of the masses, a little lady, with perfect English, came forward and asked us where we were from. […]


Kailee Carlson

Kailee Carlson was the first Gustavus nursing student to spend a month long internship at the Sahlgrenska Academy of Health Sciences in Göteborg, Sweden. Kailee’s phenomenological study on the lived experience of nursing in Sweden has been accepted for presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society’s Research conference in Puerto Rico this […]

Mengyuan Sun

Mengyuan Sun is a nursing & biology double major, who has been accepted into 6 Veterinary Medicine schools.  The  University of Pennsylvania interviewer remarked that having a degree in nursing was brilliant, as it gives her clinical experiences and people skills.  Known on campus as “MJ”, she headed to Alaska last summer in search of […]


Kailee Carlson ’15

Tell us a little bit about yourself: I grew up in Chisago City, MN.  I love being active and am on the cross country team at Gustavus.  One of my biggest passions in life is traveling!  I recently got back from spending 6 weeks in Alaska doing nursing clinicals and was in Sweden this past June […]


Haley Kemper ’15

Tell us a little bit about yourself: Hi! I would have to say my number one passion in life is spending time with everyone I love, including my family, friends, and puppy. I grew up in Prior Lake, MN with all of my cousins and relatives living there also, thus we are all very close. I […]


Hannah Baumann ’15

Tell us a little bit about yourself: I have a sister that is 23 currently working at the VA for her doctorate in occupational therapy.  I have a 16 year old brother at Hill-Murray killin’ it in the sports department.  I am President of Alpha Sigma Tau sorority.  I love hanging out with little kids (BPLP) […]