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  • Augustana Hosts Statewide Student Nursing Convention

    Last weekend, Augustana Nursing students and faculty hosted the Nurses Student Association of South Dakota annual convention in downtown Sioux Falls.The two-day conference focused on what it called the "waves of change" hitting the American healthcare system and the the "oceans of opportunity" those changes will provide professional nurses in the healthcare setting.

  • Professor Awarded Fellowship at University of Notre Dame

    Dr. Leigh Vicens, assistant professor of philosophy, was recently awarded one of three research fellowships by the University of Notre Dame's Center for Philosophy of Religion. At Augustana, Vicens teaches courses on critical thinking, philosophy of religion, contemporary moral issues, and free will and moral responsibility.

  • Lecture Series to Focus on Faith and Learning

    The Professors' Best Lecture Series is "designed  to engage professors of various disciplines in faith-based conversations about how faith influences their practice." On Monday, April 14, Dr. Corey Conover (History) will discuss "How Best to Love God: A Guide From History" at 3 p.m. in the 3-in-1 Room, Morrison Commons.

  • Augustana Launches Accelerated Nursing Program

    The 16-month, post-baccalaureate program is a full-time plan of study designed for students who have a college degree and have completed the prerequisite courses. Applications for the first cohort, which will begin in the fall, are due by Tuesday, April 15.

  • Students See Personal Examples of Peace and Justice at Peace Prize Forum

    Forty-five Augustana students and four faculty members visited Minneapolis last weekend for the Nobel Peace Prize Forum featuring His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, and others will travel there today for the second weekend of the forum.

  • Former Augustana President Lloyd Svendsbye Dies at 83

    Former Augustana president Dr. Lloyd Svendsbye died on Sunday, March 2, in Edina, Minn. He was 83. Svendsbye served the College as its 19th president from 1987-1992. Memorial services are planned for March 13-14 in Edina, Minn.

  • Concerto-Aria Winners Announced

    Carryn Kennedy, Spencer Kruse, Michelle Ritter and Sarah Stevens were named winners of the 2014 Concerto-Aria competition, held on Sunday in the Humanities Center. They will perform with the Augustana Orchestra in the annual Concerto-Aria concert, set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at the Harrisburg Performing Arts Center.

  • Post Your Selfie From Campus: #ACSelfie

    Help us illustrate the Augustana experience by sharing a photo of yourself on campus. If you tag your photo with #ACSelfie, Augustana reserves the right to curate your photo from social media for marketing purposes.

  • Augustana Basketball Doubleheaders to be Played at Sioux Falls Arena in 2014-15

    The interior of the Sioux Falls Arena will be transformed into the new home for Viking basketball and will feature various amenities for fans including, more than 3,500 chairback seats and more than 4,400 parking spaces.

  • Fisher, Herst Named 2014 Peace Scholars

    Juniors Aimée Fisher and Eric Herst have been named the 2014 Augustana Peace Scholars. The two will receive a seven-week academic experience in Norway designed to deepen their understanding of the central issues and theories related to peace, justice, democracy, and human rights.