Richard English, professor emeritus of Business Administration and Accounting, was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award for 2009-2010 by the South Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants.
“A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry,” a new anthology featuring poets associated with South Dakota, is edited by Dr. Patrick Hicks, Writer-in-Residence and associate professor of English.
More than 300 freshmen staged a Flash Mob at the Empire Mall in Sioux Falls earlier this week. Choreographed by NSO organizers, the event was a great way for the class of 2014 to develop friendships and form bonds.
City officials, community members, students, faculty, staff and alumni marked the start of the 2010-2011 academic year and honored Augustana's Sesquicentennial at the College's Opening Convocation ceremony.
On its first day of classes, Augustana College reported an 86 percent freshman-to-sophomore retention rate, the highest since 1971, the first year the College began tracking the statistic.
The “8 in 48” Claire Donaldson Short Play Festival, featuring eight previously unproduced 10-minute plays, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Edith Mortenson Center. Admission is free.
In honor of the College's 150th anniversary, Augustana musicians will present a series of “Sesqui-Sunday” performances during Sunday morning worship services at Sioux Falls-area churches this fall.
Augustana officials will unveil the restored Eidsvaag Bell, a gift originally given to the College in 1869, at the Opening Convocation ceremony on Sesquicentennial Day, Wednesday, Sept. 8.
The new "Conversations with Emeriti” feature includes interviews with Augustana legends Dr. Arie Gaalswyk, J. Earl Lee, Clara Lee, Milton Harvey, Dr. Palmer Eide and Margaret Cashman.