Archive for 2023

Erin Coleman ’25

“It’s a pretty small group of majors, but everyone is close and all know one another.” As someone who has always loved math, a major in Physics in addition to her Math major has given Erin an opportunity to investigate how math can apply to the real world. Within the Physics Department, Erin enjoys the […]

Bennett Lepel ’24

“The wide range of clinical experiences has been the favorite part of my of this program. They allow you to interact with a wide variety of patient populations through all aspects of life.” Drawn to a major in Athletic Training due to the hands-on nature of course material, Bennett says “The ability to learn something […]

Rachel Kawiecki ’25

“The sports management minor allows me to dive more into the backside of sports which revolve around the office and social media!” With a major in Exercise Physiology and future plans to pursue a Masters Degree in Athletic Training, a minor in Sports Management has allowed Rachel to explore her passion for sports through a […]

Gavin Stodden ’25

“Along with teaching applicable information, the professors also do a phenomenal job of making sure that we know how to summarize that information and relay it forward in an efficient manner.” As someone who has been involved in sports throughout his life and plans to become an Athletic Trainer, Gavin decided to pursue a minor […]

Carson DeKam ’24

“I am looking forward to expanding my skill set in this area of business and broadening the outreach I can have through sports in the future.” With a major in Business Management, Carson decided to additionally pursue a minor in Sports Management as a way to stay close to the sports world, which he has […]

Isabel Reuvers ’24

“[HES Faculty] push me to be better everyday and continue to build confidence in my abilities.” With athletics always having been a big part of her life, a major in Athletic Training has made Isabel feel that she can stay involved in sports for as long as possible, all while having the rewarding experience of […]

Ohnica Melenich ’24

 “All of the faculty have been supportive of my decisions and needs to prepare me for my future, and have really pushed me to become the best version of myself.” As a Health and Physical Education Teaching Major, Ohnica has found that the Health and Exercise Science Department has given her flexibility to focus on […]

Madison Fleming ’24

“My professors have really helped me navigate what I want to do after Gustavus.” As a Political Science and Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies double major, Madison has realized how applicable a minor in Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies will be to her future career endeavors. While topics that are covered in Peace Studies courses […]

Rylea Patterson ’24

“The professors incorporate group work into their classes so individuals can get to know their peers and learn how to work together. These are very important skills to have going on in life.” Enjoying her anatomy class in high school, Rylea was drawn to a major in Exercise Physiology due to interest in knowing how […]

Hanna Lee ’25

“The department really strives to ensure that its students are knowledgeable on global issues that are happening today.” As a Peace Studies and History double major, Hanna has found that the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Department focuses on the parts of history that she finds to be most interesting, which are the histories of […]