events

Highlights

  • Dec. 6: Comic Elaine Williams Reflects on Food, Alcohol and Drug Addiction

    Nationally known comedian and motivational speaker Elaine Williams will share her inspiring and soul-baring story of food, drug and alcohol addiction in "Binge No More" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Back Alley. The event is sponsored by UBG and AWA and is free and open to the public.

  • Dec. 5 - Feb. 25: "Crossing the Threshold" Exhibit Features Paintings and Prose

    “Crossing the Threshold: Paintings and Prose,” the Center for Western Studies’ newest exhibit, features paintings by Sioux Falls Artist Sheila Agee and prose by Dr. Ann Pederson, professor of religion and interim department chair of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics for Augustana College.

  • Dec. 3: 'Letters of Love' Book Signing by Sandy Jerstad

    Former Augustana coach Sandy Jerstad will be signing her book, "Letters of Love; Sermons and Reflections by Mark and Sandy Jerstad," from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, in the Morrison Commons. Mark Jerstad was Augustana's campus pastor from 1976-1985.

  • Dec. 2-4: Christmas Vespers

    Christmas Vespers "... And You Shall Call His Name Jesus," a celebration of the birth of Christ featuring Augustana's choirs and orchestra, will be held Dec. 2-4 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. The Augustana Choir will be conducted by guest faculty member Weston Noble. Dr. Christopher Stanichar leads the orchestra; and Russell Svenningsen and Dr. Lisa Grevlos direct the Collegiate Chorale and Angelus.

  • Nov. 30: Percussion & Keyboard Ensemble Fall Concert

    The Augustana Percussion and Keyboard Ensembles will present their annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Kresge Recital Hall. The concert will include the inauguration of the new Xylophone with a tribute to alumnus Eric LeVan '81, and the foot-stompin' Stinkin’ Garbage, a featured piece of the recent Viking Varieties production.

  • Nov. 21: Northlanders, All-City Jazz Concert

    A jazz concert featuring the Northlanders Jazz Band, the All-City High School Jazz Band and the Jazz Lab Band is set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, in  Kresge Recital Hall.

  • Nov. 21: Scholarship and Financial Information Night

    Augustana will host a Scholarship and Financial Aid Information Night from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, in the Edith Mortenson Theatre. Scholarship application tips, local scholarship information, Internet resources, and Financial Aid 101 will be provided.

  • Nov. 19: Model UN to Debate 'Health Care as a Human Right'

    Augustana's first Model United Nations is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about civics, current events, effective communication, globalization and multilateral diplomacy. The event is sponsored by the International Programs Office in celebration of International Education Week on campus. The Model UN will be held from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Gilbert Science Center, Room #100.

  • Areas of Study

    The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery's newest exhibit features a retrospective of works by South Dakota artist Jay Duffin Olson, the man esteemed artists Robert Aldern and Carl Grupp once called the best painter in the state.

  • Nov. 16-20: 'The Book of Liz' Opens at Augustana Theatre

    The new, laugh-a-minute play on the adventures of Sister Elizabeth Donderstock, cheese balls, a restaurant and customers was written by brother-and-sister playwrights David Sedaris and Amy Sedaris and is directed by Augustana’s Dan Workman. The comedy runs Nov. 16-20 at the on-campus Edith Mortenson Center Theatre.