Called a "guiding light for the Art Department and for Augustana College," Robert Aldern, professor emeritus of Art, former department chair and Artist-in-Residence, died on Saturday, June 11. He was 82. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church.
“Today we celebrate the leadership and generosity of Kent and Judy Morstad, two of our own whose fond memories of their time at Augustana and their love of athletics inspired them to give back ... We are deeply grateful for this gift,” said Rob Oliver, president of the College.
“In his 19 years at Augustana, Dr. Johnson made significant contributions to the College and its Music Department. Most importantly though, his leadership impacted thousands of students whose spiritual growth he helped foster through song," said Rob Oliver, president of the College.
“A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry,” the anthology edited by Dr. Patrick Hicks, Augustana's Writer-in-Residence, and published by the Center for Western Studies, has been named a finalist for a High Plains Book Award. Hicks will read from the book at the annual CWS June Event, "Song and Poetry of the Great Plains," set for Tuesday, June 14.
Two hundred local business owners and entrepreneurs learned more about “Innovation in a Changing Marketplace” at the third annual Sioux Falls Business Conference, held earlier today on Augustana's campus. Featured speakers included Jeff Broin, CEO of POET, and Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether.
Tomorrow's Sioux Falls Business Conference will feature Augustana alumni and faculty member as panelists and moderators. Themed “Innovation in a Changing Marketplace,” the conference will bring together local and regional business experts to discuss the changing Sioux Falls marketplace.
The annual Juried Student Invitational will feature a wide range of works by students from Augustana art classes. The exhibit will be on view from Tuesday, May 31, through Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery.
From satellite images of the earth to a variety of works by students from Augustana’s art classes, two new exhibits offer a treat for the eyes.
Annelotte “Anne” Svendsbye, the wife of Dr. Lloyd Svendsbye, Augustana’s 19th president from 1987-1992, died on Tuesday, May 24. She was 84. Funeral services are set for Wednesday, June 1, in Edina, Minn.
They began their journey at Augustana in 2007 and, on Saturday, they completed it. Three-hundred-forty members of the Sesquicentennial Class, the class of 2011, participated in the commencement ceremony at the Sioux Falls Arena.