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Live Chat to Feature Augustana Professor, Poetry Anthology

Join Dr. Patrick Hicks, Writer in Residence and associate professor of English, in a live online chat, hosted by the Argus Leader, at 11 a.m. today, to discuss “A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry.”

Augustana Ranked Ninth in Collegiate Power Rankings

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.

Shakespeare Festival Underway, Four Plays Featured

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.

English Receives Outstanding Educator Award

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.

New Anthology Features South Dakota Poets

“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.

Augustana Freshmen Stage Flash Mob at Empire Mall

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.

Sioux Falls Mayor Declares Sept. 8 ‘Augustana Day’

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.

Augustana Reports Record Student Retention Rate

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.

‘8 in 48’ Short Play Festival Set for Sept. 11

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.

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