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Nick Elder ’18 receives 2nd place at GAC Entrepreneur Cup Contest

On May 12th in the Beck Hall Atrium current Gustavus students battled it out with the business pitches, for a $5,000 first prize and guaranteed spot in the Minnesota Cup in the fall, in the 4th annual Gustavus Entrepreneurs Cup. Similar to a shark tank style pitch, the environment was intense and heart pumping while […]

Nursing Pinning Ceremony 2018

On Saturday, May 5th, the Nursing Class of 2018 was honored with their traditional nursing pins in celebration of finishing the Gustavus nursing program. Family and friends were invited to share a pasta bar and dessert with their accomplished students. Barbara Kroll, Gustavus Nursing Alumni of 1963, was honored with the distinguished nursing alumni award […]

MNA Student Nurses on the Hill

Nursing Seniors attended the Minnesota Nursing Association’s Nursing Student’s Day on the Hill event on April 10th, 2018 to advocate for Mental Health issues in their home county. The students attended a panel where MNA board members spoke on policy within their nursing careers. The panel also featured Senators Amy Koch and Kathy Sheran talking about current policy issues and how to be politically active in careers as […]

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: […]

Senior OB Postpartum Hemorrhage Simulation Lab

Today the seniors learned about the nursing interventions affiliated with a postpartum hemorrhage through a simulation created by clinical faculty preceptor Tina Kvalheim and Professor Barb Zust. There was Hawaiian Punch for blood, red jello for blood clots, and all the equipment needed in a real hospital setting… Except for a real patient of course!

Junior Brittany Luethmers makes it to NCAA Volleyball Quarterfinals

Congratulations to Brittany Luethmers ’19 and the rest of the Gustavus Volleyball Team for winning their regional conference and moving on to the ‘Elite 8’ in the NCAA quarterfinals this week! This was their first region championship in program history and the first time since 1984 the team made it to the “Elite 8”.

Senior Sadie Klug moves on to NCAA Nationals for Cross Country

Congratulations to Senior Nursing Major Sadie Klug ’18 for qualifying for nationals for the Gustavus Women’s Cross Country Team!!

Restricted Mobility Suits to Simulate Aging

To imagine what it would be like to be elderly patients, the class of 2019 put on restrictive mobility suits in class this Fall to simulate sensory perceptual changes related to aging. They attempted walking across the room, going from a sit to a stand, and falling and trying to get up. This posed a […]

Class of 2018 Alaska Experience

This Fall, Emily Holmes, Alex Griepp, Emily Craig, Jennifer Nordlund, Maria Hanson, and Annika Walter all ’18 were selected to experience what healthcare is like in Barrow and Fairbanks, Alaska for six weeks. They had the opportunity to do their Public Health and OB clinicals there while immersed in the Alaskan culture far different than Minnesota. Left: […]

Class of 2018 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Induction

On Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 13 senior nursing students from the Class of 2018 were inducted into the Chi-At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing.  The Chi-At-Large Chapter consists of Bethel University, Globe University/MSB, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Catherine University, and St. Olaf College.  The ceremony was held at Saint […]