2012 Covenant Award Nominees Announced

Twenty-nine students were recognized during worship in the Chapel of Reconciliation on Monday as nominees for the 2012 Augustana Covenant Awards. The Covenant Awards will be presented during a ceremony beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

Rev. Ann Rosendale Named Campus Pastor

Rev. Ann Rosendale '04 has been named a campus pastor at Augustana. She will begin her new role with Rev. Dr. Paul Rohde in ministry to the Augustana community on Monday, April 16. "We are thrilled that Pastor Ann has accepted the call to be campus pastor ... we are grateful both for her giftedness and her willingness to serve," said Rohde.

Wright Op-Ed Featured on Bloomberg, Huffington Post

An op-ed that explores the early influence of the U.S. banking industry by Dr. Robert Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy and director of the Thomas Willing Institute at Augustana College, and Richard Sylla is featured in "Echoes," the business history blog of Bloomberg's Views, and on the business section of The Huffington Post.

Work by Public Relations Students Honored

Augustana’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) won the Minnesota Public Relations Society of America (MNPRSA) Student Classics Award at the 34th Annual MNPRSA Classics Award Banquet and Ceremony held recently in Minneapolis

In the News: 'War Through a Poet's Words'

Read Argus Leader Columnist Jill Callison's interview with Brian Turner, a veteran of the Iraq War and acclaimed poet. Turner will share his work and reflect on his life experiences during "An Evening With Brian Turner" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in Kresge Recital Hall.

Augustana Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Augustana students Ashley Schmidt (Mitchell, S.D.) and Erika Zetterlund (St. Cloud, Minn.) are among 282 college students nationwide to receive the prestigious Goldwater Scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year, an award for accomplished college students who intend to pursue careers in science, mathematics and engineering. In addition, Kristen Luepke (Courtland, Minn.) received an honorable mention by the Goldwater committee.

In the News: 'Job Market Swings Open'

A new survey indicates that employers plan to hire 10.2 percent more new graduates this spring than they did a year ago. In this story, the Argus Leader caught up with Augustana officials and students to learn how national hiring trends are impacting college seniors.

Students Pen Cover Story for National Magazine

An article by senior Marissa Knaak and junior Megan Soe is the cover story for the Winter 2012 issue of Financial History, the magazine of the Museum of American Finance. The article, "Female Investment in America: From the 18th Century to the Great Depression," follows the integral role of women in the market economy as consumers, employees, entrepreneurs and investors.

Seven Students Named Christopherson Scholars

Seven Augustana students who exemplify scholarship and campus/community service have been awarded Fred C. and J. Marie Christopherson Scholarships for 2012-2013.