Gus Goes Global

Agnes Irwin’s 150th Anniversary will be a celebration of our community, both near and far. As we look toward the Sesquicentennial, the Alumnae Board invites you to join with us in our “Gus Goes Global” campaign! See below on how you can participate. It's as easy as 1—2—3!

How To Participate

1Snap a photo with Gus — and get

2 Share your photo: post it on your public Instagram account with the hashtag #GusGoesGlobal, share it to the Agnes Irwin Alumnae Facebook group, or email it to

Follow the #GusGoesGlobal hashtag to see where Gus is popping up!

We hope that you will bring Gus (designed by AIS seniors Lydia Somani ’19 and Isabella Schneider ’19) with you on your next adventure. Maybe Gus can join your next get-together with fellow alumnae, travel with your family on a vacation, or attend a Bel Cantos concert. Wherever Gus goes, snap a photo and share it to social media with the hashtag #GusGoesGlobal. (We’d love it if you shared it to the Agnes Irwin Alumnae Facebook page too so we can see the fun places Gus will “pop” up!) If your social media accounts are private, or you’re not on social media, we encourage you to email your photos to

Remember to get creative! In May 2020, our student designers will select their 10 favorite photos of Gus, with prizes for the lucky winners! To see where Gus has been this year, remember to check out the #GusGoesGlobal hashtag regularly. We’re hoping to receive 1,869 photos, in honor of the year Agnes Irwin was founded. We look forward to seeing all of your adventures in the upcoming year!

Need another copy of  regular Gus or Gus at Home? Just click on an image of Gus to open in a new tab, right-click to save it!