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  • College Joins Philadelphia Grade School in Pennies for Peace Effort

    A year ago Augustana participated in the Pennies for Peace campaign, raising $12,000. The drive continues this year and Augustana has teamed up with a sixth grade class in Philadelphia, where Nick Jackson, class of 2008, is teaching.

  • Moorhead senior wins Covenant Award for Christian Faith

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    Beth Singleton, a senior from Moorhead, MN, has been named winner of the 2009 Augustana Covenant Award for Christian Faith. Beth, a religion and philosophy major, is serving as president of the Augustana Congregation.

  • Augustana presents The Big Music Roll-Out

    The Department of Performing & Visual Arts at Augustana kicks off the season with The Big Music Roll-Out, featuring five music events November 3-8. The events include original compositions, a world premiere, intimate recitals and enormous explosions of sound.

  • Sioux Falls Next: Town Hall Meeting

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    On Thursday, October 22, city residents are invited to share their opinions about what Sioux Falls should look like in 10, 20, or even 30 years. The hour-long event at Augustana's Elmen Center Hall Forum begins with a live broadcast of KSFY news at 6:00 followed by the Sioux Falls Next Town Hall meeting at 6:30 p.m.

  • Viking Days 2009: There Was No Place Like Home

    Viking Days 2009 was a huge success, bringing numerous activities and alumni back to Augustana's campus. View video, pictures, and stories about the weekend's events, as reported by Sioux Falls media outlets.

  • Thought Leader Forum on Inside KELOLAND

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    Kristin Zingler, a 2007 Augustana graduate and recent Harvard grad, was the featured speaker at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum last week. Zingler was also interviewed by KELO-TV on her topic "Martyrdom In Al-Qa'ida's Jihad."

  • Elmen Center Update

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    The Office of Academic Affairs has announced that classes regularly scheduled for the Elmen Center will be relocated to other buildings during the week of October 19. Students will be notified by the Registrar through e-mail.   View details.

  • Come Celebrate during Viking Days 2009

    New construction and renovations have significantly altered the appearance of Augustana’s campus and alumni, friends, and the Sioux Falls community are invited to witness and celebrate the transformation during Viking Days 2009.

  • Foster and Graber elected Viking Days King and Queen

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    Augustana students elected David Foster and Kayla Graber to reign as King and Queen of Viking Days 2009. Coronation ceremonies were held Monday night in the Elmen Center. For a complete schedule of Viking Days activities go to www.augielink.com.

  • American Chemical Society honors Augustana’s student chapter

    Augustana College’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has been chosen to receive an Outstanding Award for its activities conducted during the 2008-2009 academic year.