Archive for November, 2023

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 […]

Aika Yamaguchi ’24

“It is a small department compared to other departments, so it is easy to feel connected with other Peace Studies students and professors.” An international student from Japan, Aika chose to come to Gustavus due to the opportunity that she would have to be involved in the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Department. Aika has […]

Emma Erickson ’24

“The Physics faculty have helped prepare me for a career through instructing me on a wide variety of topics.” Having chosen Gustavus partially for the physics program, Emma has found just what she was hoping for in the Physics Department. The community of students within the department is very tight-knit, and students can be found […]

Mary Davenport ’25

“The physics major challenges me to my limits but I enjoy every step of the way. The challenge has brought me closer to my peers and my professors.” Developing a passion for physics in High School, Mary has found the Gustavus Physics Department to be a place where she is challenged, but never bored and […]