Graduating senior Jordan Bormann, a biology major from Parkston, South Dakota, will miss Commencement on Saturday because she'll be competing in the NCAA DII National Golf Championship in Findley, Ohio. So, AU officials and faculty and staff from the biology department organized a mini commencement for her on Monday. See photos.
Junior Alex Meyer's set design for the Augustana Theatre's production of "When the World Was Wild and Waste" earned a second-place award at the national Kennedy Center American College Theare Festival.
Senior Emily Kaufman received the "Outstanding Student" award from the Brookhaven National Laboratory for her work during a six-week Summer School in Nuclear and Radiochemistry Program. The award was presented last month at the annual meeting for the National American Chemical Society, held in San Francisco, California. We caught up with Kaufman to learn more about her experiences and her plans for the future.
Augustana senior Katie Romano, a biology major from Cañon City, Colorado, will serve as the senior speaker for the 2017 commencement exercises, set for Saturday, May 20, at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Augustana senior Chase Marso will attend Harvard Medical School in the fall.
President Rob Oliver, First Lady Angie Oliver and Management Information Systems Director Deb Frederick received Augie Pride Awards at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration on Wednesday, April 26.
Augustana hosted an open house for the campus community on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the University’s new Interfaith Reflection Room, located inside Morrison Commons.
Dr. Jennifer Gubbels, associate professor of biology, is the recipient of the 2016-17 Augustana Student Association Faculty Recognition Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana community by a faculty member.
Augustana senior Taylor Yocum, a communication-business and interdepartmental major, reflects on his internship with Mud Mile Communications, a Sioux Falls-based marketing and communications firm specializing in video content.
Senior Taylor Wallace spent January as an intern for the popular TV game show, “The Price is Right.” She landed the position after Lauren (Olsen) Siefer ’05, an Augustana alumna who works for the show, reached out to the University’s Student Success Center for help in recruiting an Augie student to fill the internship. We caught up with Wallace, a business communication and international studies major from Centennial, Colorado, and Siefer, who serves as director of fulfillment for “The Price is Right,” to learn more about their experiences in Hollywood and what it’s like to hear those three magical words: “Come on down!”