News & Events
In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Augustana students are collecting gifts for area teens and families. Gifts may be brought to the Campus Safety desk inside Morrison Commons by Friday, Dec. 12. Monetary gifts may also be submitted online.
Augustana is pleased to announce that bus rides will be provided to and from the Sioux Falls Arena for students who want to attend any and all basketball games.
In his new role, Kinsinger will work across campus on curriculum development and innovation, faculty development and student success initiatives. He will also provide leadership to the undergraduate general education program and college level assessment and accreditation initiatives. He will begin his appointment in January 2015.
A group of sophomores will travel to Joy Ranch in Florence, South Dakota, Nov. 14-15, for a new program called Sophomore Retreat. A pilot initiative, the retreat will be hosted by Campus Ministry, the new Center for Student Success, Academic Affairs and Student Services.
The Sioux Falls Startup Weekend, an event designed for budding entrepreneurs to share their ideas for a startup company in Sioux Falls, held its second-annual competition from Nov. 7-9 and for the second year in a row, Augustana graduates have been a part of the winning team.
The Edda, the Augustana yearbook, won third place in the Pinnacle College Media Awards' Best Yearbook Division Page/Spread. The award was presented to Augustana students last week at the Associated College Press/College Media Association annual meeting, held in downtown Philadelphia.
Augustana is ranked No. 14 among the top 25 "Best Value Colleges" nationwide in a new report by Cappex, a comprehensive online college search organization. Based on reviews from more than 1.4 million students, the study ranks Augustana among the best in the U.S. for creating affordability through generous financial aid awards to students with need while also providing what students determine to be a quality education.
Get your first glance at the newly updated Augustana court at the Sioux Falls Arena on Nov. 4. The first 500 fans in attendance will receive a free Augustana basketball schedule magnet. All guests will have the opportunity to meet and greet with Viking coaches and student-athletes, participate in autograph sessions — and even take a few shots from the new Arena floor.
The Augustana student Government Club (C.O.U.P.S.) and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host a panel discussion on the "Impact of Ferguson" with local law enforcement, officials from the City of Sioux Falls and community leaders. The event is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Back Alley inside Morrison Commons. Free and open to the public.