News & Events
Senior Brianne Bernard from Owatonna, Minnesota, is walking tall after her business for creating flashy kicks was featured in an article for the Sioux Falls Business Journal. Bri's Walking Canvas is a customized shoe design company to personalize shoes to fit every individual's taste.
The Union Board of Governors Culture and Fine Arts Committee presents "Peace of My Mind," a multimedia art exhibit, on display in the Siverson Lounge through Friday, March 27. As part of the exhibit, its creator John Noltner will lead a discussion on "the ways we categorize one another" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Reconciliation. The exhibit and the discussion are free and open to the public.
Sioux Falls, the city Augustana calls home, is featured as a "Silicon City" in the latest issue of Free Enterprise, an online publication by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
"As part of our Silicon Cities series, we recently wrote about why people should move to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a city with a booming job market, a very low cost of living, and a high quality of life," the article says. "Yet we wanted to take a deeper dive into the city to discover what, exactly, it has done to become one of the hottest economies and most livable cities in the U.S."
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Six Augustana students have been awarded Fred C. and J. Marie Christopherson Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.
The English & journalism department has invited poet Jim Reese to read some of his works on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in Humanities 123.
As thousands gathered in Selma, Alabama, this weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" march – a movement spurred by the 1965 police assault on civil rights demonstrators, and one that ultimately led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act – Augustana alumni and former faculty recalled marching on campus and throughout Sioux Falls in recognition of the events in Selma.
Join us for "When Citibank Came to South Dakota," a discussion led by attorney and author Douglas Hajek on the economics, personalities and politics behind the 1981 effort to bring the banking giant to the state. This event is sponsored by the Augustana Economics Club and is free and open to the public.
Berett Steffen, Anthony Metzgar, Christian Einertson and Emily Wehde were named winners of the 2015 Concerto-Aria competition, held on Sunday, March 1, in the Humanities Center.
Augustana men's basketball captured the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament with a 98-82 victory over MSU Moorhead (32-3) on Tuesday night in front of 3,203 fans at the Sanford Pentagon. The victory secured the first-ever NSIC Tournament Championship since joining the league in 2008-09.