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Senior Jenna Mortel, Director of Communications for MSNA, Promotes Gustie Involvement

   Jenna Mortel is a senior nursing student and the Director of Communications for the Minnesota Student Nurses’ Association (MSNA). She has been working hard on this year’s MSNA Annual Convention which will be held at St. Olaf College, Northfield , MN on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 8:30 -4:00 pm. This year’s theme is “Nursing: […]

Class of 2017

Senior nursing students spent the day, April 4, 2017 at the Minnesota State Capitol advocating for better health care for patients with mental illnesses.   The Day on the Hill was sponsored by the Minnesota Student Nurses Association as well as the Minnesota Nurses Association. Students met with their representatives and/or left an op-ed advocacy […]

Accreditation Statement

The baccalaureate degree in Nursing at Gustavus Adolphus College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (

Incoming Nursing Student Awarded National Honor

Earlier this spring, incoming junior nursing student, Alexandria Griepp was inducted into the PHI THETA KAPPA Honor Society for academic excellence.  The ceremony took place in Chicago, April 12.  Alex is from  Barrow, Alaska.  After graduating with a major in Nursing, and  passing the National Boards,  Alex plans to return to Barrow to work.

Lynnea Myers invited to participate in NIH course

Lynnea Myers was selected to attend the National Institute of Nursing Research Summer Genetics Institute at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD June 1-29, 2016. The Institute was designed to train nurses in the use of genetics in nursing research. Lynnea will be using the information learned in the Institute to further explore […]

Experiencing Research and Culture in Stockholm, Sweden

As a senior nursing student, Katie Kemp was looking for a unique January Interim experience to cap off her four years at Gustavus. Having previously traveled to Botswana and Tanzania while at Gustavus, Kemp decided to explore potential opportunities for her final January Interim abroad, but this time further north. Kemp first heard about the […]

Ilula Tanzania: Nursing student reflects on her January Internship with an interprofessional medical team from the University of MN

By Lauren Gornall Traveling and experiencing cultures different from our own has an effect on us that cannot be replicated, as each experience is unique in the people that is being shared with. I experienced this over a period of six weeks in January and February where I was able to immerse myself at Ilula […]

Gustavus Senior Nursing Students Present at MNRS

From left to right:  Elizabeth (Ellie) Jenny, Abigail Nistler, and Megan Gustafson at the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Conference in Milwaukee, WI.  The MNRS is one of the most prestigious nursing research associations in the country. Ellie presented on:  “Exploration of Dental Assistants’ and Hygienists’ Perception of Exposure to and effect of Nitrous Oxide […]

NUR 202: Research and Ethics in the Health Care Sciences Connects St. Peter to Stockholm, Sweden.

Students in NUR 202 this spring have the opportunity to connect with Gustie researchers in Stockholm Sweden, on a weekly basis, in addition to having an on-campus prof in the classroom.  Lynnea  Myers skypes in every week, sharing principles of research along with her own active research in  the EU.  This week, Dr. Amy Level, […]

Alecia Woods ’14 Promotes Pediatric Home Services at Gustavus’ Health Career Job Fair.

Alecia Woods always had a passion for children while a student at Gustavus. She graduated in the class of 2014, and went to work at Pediatric Home Care  in the Twin Cities.  At Gustavus’ annual Health Career Fair, she spoke with students about the wonderful opportunities in Pediatric Home Care to work with children and […]