Archive for May, 2013

Ledbetter: Supreme Court made her case about all Americans

  By Amanda DyslinThe Free Press MANKATO — When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Lilly Ledbetter in 2007, undoing about 50 years of precedent in wage discrimination, it was no longer just an issue of Ledbetter vs. Goodyear, she said. “This was your case,” Ledbetter said Tuesday night during the annual Carol Ortman Perkins […]

“Former Student Refers Kathi Tunheim to Keynote Annual Manager’s Meeting at OATI in Minneapolis”

Amelia Schmid ’12, a former student of Kathi Tunheim’s, referred her to the Selection Committee of Open Access Technology International, Inc., to serve as the Keynote Speaker to the 150 top leaders in the company.  On January 7, 2013, Kathi led a 90 minute interactive seminar on the importance of leadership and team development.  Feedback […]

Service-learning partners come to campus

The OB students did such a GREAT job with their executive summaries! The community partners were in the audience and it was a great networking and sharing session to hear service work and projects. I was really proud of what they accomplished this spring. Thanks to Feeding our Communities Partners and the backpack food program, […]

Eric Butorac ’03 Skypes with Sports Economics students

  Professional tennis player Eric Butorac ’03 spoke with Professor Owen’s Economics of Sports class on Wednesday via Skype. Eric currently serves as the Vice-President of the Player Council for the Association of Professional Tennis Players (ATP). Eric, along with Player Council President Roger Federer, has been heavily involved in the ATP’s push to increase […]

Congratulations to Sheng Yang

At the Honors Day Convocation last Saturday, Sheng Yang was awarded the 2013 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. This is a college-wide award determined solely by students. Sheng is in only his second year at Gustavus, and he has already had a huge impact heading up our finance curriculum. On behalf of the E/M […]

Management students’ service has immediate impact & long term positive effects

In their Organizational Behavior class students are creating value for their community partners. They helped Feeding Our Community Partners’ Backpack food program create a values statement, which will assist in their ability to apply for grant funding. At the Habitat for Humanity groundbreaking on Monday May 6 (thankfully sunny and warm!) Ni helped in the […]

Warren Beck offers his wisdom

Warren and Kari created a really special evening at the networking event.  

Trustees help with networking successes

Russ Michaletz ’74 talks with Brittany Hancock ’14 about what has to be exciting Accounting stuff…! John Hallberg ’79 also came to support students’ aspirations and offer his experiences as CEO of Children’s Cancer Research Fund.  

Gustie networking event — so fun

The Minneapolis Club room was full of energy- thanks to all the alumni who came to support Gustie students!   Kent is a member of Econ/Management’s national advisory board. Great to see him that evening. Paul Batz is always available to support our students and is instrumental in the Mentoring Program’s success! Kari Clark will […]