Augustana to Celebrate Sesquicentennial Day

Augustana will mark its 150th anniversary, and the beginning of the academic year, on Sesquicentennial Day, Wednesday, Sept. 8. The community is invited to attend Opening Convocation at 2 p.m. in the Elmen Center.

Augustana Ranked Among Best Regional Colleges

Augustana is ranked No. 5 among the Best Regional Colleges and No. 2 among "great schools with great prices" in the Midwest, according to the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group.

Fall Workshops Offered

Augustana will offer a series of Continuing Education workshops from September through December. The workshops apply toward undergraduate or graduate college credit and meet teacher certification/re-certification requirements from the South Dakota State Department of Education.

Augustana Fund Reaches Record $1 Million

Despite the lingering challenges still facing our economy, the Augustana Fund raised a record $1 million for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2010, a 24 percent increase over the prior year.

Student-Run Augie Garden Serves People in Need

In its second year, the student-run Augie Garden is providing fresh produce to people in need, while helping students and members of the community connect with nature.

Son of Augustana Alumnus Finishing Father’s Memoir

Amos Odenyo came to Augustana from Kenya in 1961 as part of the Kennedy-Mboya Airlift Program. In "Staring at the Nyanza Sun, A Kenyan-American Memoir," his son chronicles his late father's inspirational life. 

Augustana Summer College Enrollment on the Rise

Augustana is reporting a 30 percent increase in its Summer College enrollment since 2008. This year, 558 students are enrolled in summer classes, up from 430 students two years ago.

Family Programs for International Students Announced

The Augustana International Programs Office is seeking Sioux Falls-area families interested in learning about new cultures, languages and traditions to participate in its Host Family and Friendship Family Programs.