Three hundred and twenty-nine students will participate in the ceremony beginning at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Sioux Falls Arena. In addition to the conferring of degrees, four faculty awards will be presented.
Brady Holm, an Art and Communication Studies major, is the recipient of the Augustana Covenant Award for Service. Each week Holm devotes 10 hours to Journey of Healing in the Arts at the Sanford Cancer Center.
Dr. Julia Bennett, associate professor of theatre, is an actor, director and 'dreamer.' Bennett is leaving Augustana after 21 years, but is also leaving a legacy as a wonderful talent and influential teacher.
Dr. Michael Wanous, associate professor of biology and faculty member at Augustana College since 1997, has been appointed Associate Academic Dean. He is currently serving as chair of the Natural Science Division.