Augustana is ranked No. 9 in the National Collegiate Scouting Association's 2010 NCAA Division II Collegiate Power Rankings. The ranking rates academic excellence, student-athlete graduation rates and the strength of NCAA athletic departments.
The Festival runs through Sept. 18 and features some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, including "Much Ado About Nothing,” “Hamlet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and "Macbeth," and an acting workshop.
Two works by Dr. Christopher Stanichar, associate professor of Music and director of Orchestras for Augustana, will be featured on Omaha’s Classical KVNO at Noon (CST) on Sunday, Sept. 19.
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.