News & Events
LeeAnna Rabine, Augustana class of 2005 and a kindergarten teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School in Sioux Falls, received a Milken Educator Award along with a $25,000 check earlier today.
Augustana will celebrate the global perspectives and cultural diversity alive on campus during “International Education Week,” Nov. 8-15.
Rwandan genocide survivor and former refugee Clemantine Wamariya will speak about values – those of the Peace Scholar Program and those instilled by Augustana – at the 2014 Iverson Lecture, beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Kresge Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
According to a new report published this week by City Observatory, a new, national think tank, young college graduates are looking beyond well-known metropolitan hubs like San Francisco and New York, and are increasingly opting for smaller-but-still-urban cities such as Denver, Portland and Minneapolis as places to call home. According to a LinkedIn analysis, recent Augustana grads appear to be following the same national trend.
Augustana officials today announced that gifts and commitments to the Momentum Augustana Campaign amounted to $121,437,279, making it the largest fundraising effort in the College’s 154-year history.
With election day less than a month away, we caught up with South Dakota gubernatorial candidate Susan Jones Wismer ‘78 and her running mate Susy Blake ‘93 to learn more about their time at Augustana and how their experiences here prepared them for the campaign trail.
The Class of 1964 showed their school spirit during its 50th class reunion over Viking Days, presenting President Rob Oliver with a check for $58,588.50 – the sum of gifts from 68 members of the class.
Augustana's enrollment grew 3.3 percent from last year, College officials today reported. For Fall 2014, Augustana’s total student headcount – the sum of part-time, full-time and graduate students – is 1,823. That number includes students from 29 states and 38 countries.
Thousands gathered this weekend to celebrate Viking Days 2014. View photos!
Augustana's Norwegian Programs in partnership with Norwegians Worldwide is hosting Irene Berman, a Norwegian Jewish survivor of the Holocaust on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m.