Candidates chosen for Viking Days King and Queen

Ten Augustana seniors have been nominated to serve as King and Queen for Viking Days 2009. Coronation will mark the beginning of Viking Days 2009 "There's No Place Like Home" at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, in the Elmen Center.

Graduate Nursing Student Wins Award for Safety Project

Jill Rye, a graduate student in the Augustana Nursing Department, received an award at the Avera Quality Congress held in Sioux Falls. Rye is the Unit Supervisor for Rehabilitation Services at Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.

Tennis Returns to Campus with Dedication of Huether Centre

Weather was less than ideal for tennis, but Tuesday’s blustery conditions couldn’t dampen the spirit of those gathered to welcome the sport back to campus. The new facility at 33rd Street and Grange Avenue was completed last month.

Second edition of A New South Dakota History published

The second edition of the Center for Western Studies’ award-winning state history, A New South Dakota History, has been released. Grants from both the James and Eloise Elmen Foundation and the Robert and Rita Elmen Foundation made publication possible.

KELO-TV: Student to Attend UN Climate Change Conference

Jamie Horter's passion is protecting the Earth, ensuring its sustainability and viability. And she's just learned that she's one of only six students in the region chosen to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in December.

Olson, Odney, Harvey Award Winners Announced

Mark Meile, Wendell Elliott , and Pam Gohl will be honored at the 2009 Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet during Viking Days 2009. The Hall of Fame Banquet begins at 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, at the Holiday Inn City Centre in downtown Sioux Falls.

Four Augustana Alums to be Honored During Viking Days

Dr. Maria Bell, Rev. David Johnson, Bob Thimjon, and Sayra Siverson Salter will be honored on October 17 at the Blue and Gold Gala beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Morrison Commons Ordal Dining Room on the Augustana campus.

‘Dig Pink’ Volleyball Match Fights Breast Cancer

Augustana’s volleyball team is hosting a “Dig Pink” event when it entertains the University of Minnesota, Crookston in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match on Saturday, October 10, beginning at 4:00 p.m.