Academy for Seniors

Academy for Seniors with presenter Thayne Munce

We continue Year 16 of the Augustana Academy for Seniors. Chosen speakers contribute their thoughts, experiences and insights on topics where they have demonstrated knowledge and experience. Everyone is welcome to register.

This spring's final upcoming Academy for Seniors speaker follows.

Dr. Peter VitielloApril 17: Dr. Peter Vitiello — Researcher at Sanford Research and assistant professor of pediatrics at the USD Sanford School of Medicine, is working on rare children's diseases.

Past Spring Speakers

Dr. Adrien HannusMarch 20: Dr. Adrien Hannus — Professor of Anthropology and director of the Archeology Lab at AU, will share recent research results at the Archaeodome in Mitchell, S.D.



Dana LosekeFeb. 27 (Was Feb. 20, but delayed due to snow): Dana Loseke — Chairperson of the Friends of the Big Sioux River advocacy group, will speak about water quality and challenges with water management.




Wednesday, April 17

  • 10 - 10:30 a.m. Chapel
  • 10:40 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Lecture: 3-in-1 Room Commons
  • 12:05 - 12:40 p.m. Lunch (provided) and Discussion at Table Groups


Register online.

Cost is $15 per session ($40 for the semester), which includes lunch. Seating is limited.

For more information or to register, please contact the Advancement office at 605.274.4404 or Checks may be mailed to: Augustana University, Advancement Office, 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57197


View previous years' programs.