Academy for Seniors Announces Fall Speakers

Academy for Seniors

Event Details


Date: September 20 - November 15, 2017

Times: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Chapel and the 3-in-1 Room of Morrison Commons

Ticket Info: Registration is required. Cost is $15 for the upcoming date ($40 for the semester), which covers lunch and program. Seating is limited.


We announce Year 15 of the Augustana Academy for Seniors. Chosen speakers contribute their thoughts, experience and insights on topics where they have demonstrated knowledge and experience. Everyone is welcome to register.

This fall's Academy for Seniors speakers will share updates from the Hiawatha Indian Asylum in Canton, discuss the Lutheran Reformation's 500th anniversary, and present an online Guatemalan craft marketplace.

Schedule

Wednesdays: Sept. 20, Oct. 18, and Nov. 15

  • 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

Registration

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 605.274.5521 or development@augie.edu. Checks may be mailed to: Augustana University, Advancement Office, 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Fall 2017 Speakers

Hiawatha Indian Asylum, CantonWednesday, Sept. 15: Dr. Anne Dilenschneider and Jerry Fogg will share an update on the Hiawatha Indian Asylum in Canton. Dr. Dilenschneider is a licensed professional counselor. And artist Jerry Fogg was part of a recent gallery exhibit that sought to explore its history following the expiration of a 70-year government-imposed gag order.

Dr. Ann Milliken PedersonWednesday, Oct. 18: Dr. Ann Milliken Pederson will discuss the Lutheran Reformation and its 500th anniversary. Pederson teaches Christian theology, with particular emphases in religion and medical sciences, feminist theologies, and Lutheran constructive theology and is currently working with colleagues at both Augustana University and Gettysburg Seminary to integrate science into seminary education.

Diane NesselhufWednesday, Nov. 15: Diane Nesselhuf presents her "Sharing the Dream" marketplace for handmade, fair trade Guatemalan crafts, such as jewlery, scarves and baskets. Her non-profit organization provides support for the talented artisans who create these beautiful items as well as their community projects.

View previous years' programs.