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Heinitz Wins Augie Pride Award

Director of Admission Adam Heinitz received the “Augie Pride” award for exceptional service at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration yesterday. The event also honored members of the Augustana community who are retiring and those who have achieved milestone service anniversaries.

"Augustana Acts" Tracks, Inspires Service Around the Globe

At the start of Verdier 2012, College officials unveiled "Augustana Acts," a pay-it-forward initiative to encourage and inspire acts of service and support of those in need around the globe. Get your wooden token and log your act of service today!

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.

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