Annelotte “Anne” Svendsbye, the wife of Dr. Lloyd Svendsbye, Augustana’s 19th president from 1987-1992, died on Tuesday, May 24. She was 84. Funeral services are set for Wednesday, June 1, in Edina, Minn.
They began their journey at Augustana in 2007 and, on Saturday, they completed it. Three-hundred-forty members of the Sesquicentennial Class, the class of 2011, participated in the commencement ceremony at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Augustana has been admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty and staff in meaningful volunteerism, service-learning and civic engagement.
Friends share their memories of Mary Hart, Augustana class of 1972, best known for interviewing thousands of actors during her 29 years as co-host of "Entertainment Tonight." Hart's last show was Friday, May 20.
After 20 years as a third grade teacher, Don Reiffenberger accepted God's call. On Saturday, he will become the first graduate of the Luther House of Study, a collaborative program between Augustana and Sioux Falls Seminary that is addressing the shortage of leadership in Lutheran congregations.
Augustana Dining Services has been named a 2011 Governor’s Award winner in the Outstanding Private Employer category for outstanding achievement in improving employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Gov. Dennis Daugaard will present the award to College officials in June.
From "Big Macs" to "Zombie Banks," "The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter," a new book co-authored by Dr. Robert E. Wright, Augustana's Nef Family chair of political economy, explores the global macroeconomic climate.
Twelve students have been inducted into the Augustana chapter of Delta Phi Alpha, the national honor society for students of German. The induction ceremony was held at the Fellows' Presidential Residence on Saturday, May 7.
On Saturday, May 21, 340 students will participate in the 2011 commencement ceremony, set for 2 p.m. at the Sioux Falls Arena. Doors will open at 1 p.m. for seating. Jane Zaloudek, class of 1972; Lowell Stortz, class of 1980; and Trent Anderson, class of 2011, are the featured speakers.
Twelve Augustana students have been inducted into the College’s inaugural class of Sigma Pi Sigma, the national Physics Honor Society. The distinction honors their outstanding scholarship in physics, recognizes their service and celebrates their encouragement of exploration and discovery.