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Augustana led the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in Academic Success Rate (ASR) for the 2009-10 academic year. Augustana student-athletes had a 91 percent ASR, more than 10 percent higher than any other NSIC institution.
Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora Internet Radio, will host a Q&A session at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, to discuss how Internet Radio has revolutionized the music industry and what emerging technology has in store for the future.
Directed by Dr. Lisa Grevlos, this special vocal event features 18 student performers presenting excerpts from operas by Mozart, Puccini, Donizetti, Delibes and Pasatieri. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Kresge Recital Hall.
Eugene Gienger, the only classical pianist from the Dakotas to have achieved an international reputation as a performer and master teacher, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, in Kresge Recital Hall.
Featuring the internationally-renowned Augustana Band, "Journeys" will include works by Claude T. Smith, Rossano Galante and Julie Giroux. The concert includes performances by the Augustana Wind Ensemble and the Augustana College & Community Band.
Calling all ghosts, goblins and ghouls! The Augustana College & Community Orchestra will present “A Hauntcert” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Grab your costume and enjoy this family-friendly show.
During the month of October, the Augustana community raised more than $1,000, collected more than 1,400 food items and 3,049 pounds of groceries, rallied 475 volunteers and assembled more than 200 school kits for people in need.
Kim Hibma, a senior elementary and special education major from Worthington, Minn., was awarded the Augustana Covenant Award for Christian Faith. The award recognizes her work with area youth and Campus Outreach Ministries.
Starting quarterback and Watertown-native Josh Hanson has led the Vikings to an undefeated 6-0 record so far. But despite all the wins, it's a loss that could be playing the biggest role in Hanson's performance.