News & Events
Members of the Augustana Class of 2019 arrived on campus on Sunday. The freshmen come from 18 states and 16 countries around the world.
Students present on their various home countries at 3 p.m. on Fridays as part of the Rendezvous Program. The events, which are hosted by the International Program Office and Augustana International Club, are free and open to the public.
This fall's theme of the Augustana Academy for Seniors is "Tough Jobs: Communicators for Crime, Injury and Genetics." The Department of Criminal Investigation, Sanford Health and Sanford Imagenetics program are represented.
The new English Language Center on campus will enable more students from around the globe to achieve their dreams of higher education. Once launched in Fall 2016, the Center will serve academically qualified students who need to grow their English language skills before beginning their American college careers.
Washington Monthly's "2015 College Ranking" lists Augustana as the No. 13 baccalaureate college in the nation for its contributions to the public good in three areas: social mobility, research and service.
During the opening celebration on Sept. 1, Augustana will honor 18 rising juniors who have been selected to receive the prestigious Sophomore Honors Award.
All students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and friends are invited to Augustana's Opening Celebration at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, on the field at Kirkeby-Over Stadium. Gates open at 10 a.m.
On Tuesday, Sept. 1, we will announce that Augustana College will change its name to Augustana University, per action by the Augustana Board of Trustees.
Arriving in Sioux Falls just under a week ago, four Augustana international students have already accomplished a lot. They've gone on field trips around the city and to the Archeodome in Mitchell, South Dakota, had cross-cultural discussions, volunteered at the Bowden Youth Center and met Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether.
Augustana will officially welcome the Class of 2019 to campus on Move-In Day, Sunday, Aug. 30.