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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 […]

Class of 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing Inductees

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, 12 senior nursing students from the Class of 2017 were inducted in 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 St. […]

Gustavus Nursing at Dakota County Public Health

Gustavus Nursing alum shine as Public Health Nurses in Dakota County!  Pictured are all Gustavus Public Health Nurses who work at Dakota County Public Health and the Gustavus Nursing Students assigned there for their Public Health Clinical (one student is missing from the group).  Bonnie Brueshoff, the County Public Health Administrator, is seated in the […]

Research Survey – New Male Contraception

New Contraception for Biological Males: Non-Hormonal Injectable Gel IRB Approval #1617-0020 Gustavus Adolphus College students are invited to participate in a research survey exploring college students’ perceived behaviors and attitudes related to a new form of contraception for biological males. All students, regardless of sex, gender, or sexual orientation, are encouraged to complete the survey. […]

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 […]