346 to Participate in 2012 Commencement

Three-hundred and forty-six students will participate in the commencement ceremony honoring the class of 2012, set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the Sioux Falls Arena. Doors will open at 1 p.m. for seating.

Preston Receives 2011-12 Faculty Recognition Award

Dr. Margaret Preston, associate professor and chair of the History Department, is the recipient of the Augustana Student Association (ASA) 2011-2012 Faculty Recognition Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana community by a faculty member.

Business Club Students to Attend Meeting With Warren Buffett

Thanks to a donation from members of  the Sioux Falls business community, student members of the Augustana Business Club will have a chance to participate in a Q&A with legendary investor Warren Buffett. The students will be attending Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Shareholder's Meeting this weekend in Omaha, Neb.

Three Inducted Into French Honor Society

Augustana students Carly Blankenfeld, Madison Hults and Elisabeth Jorde have been inducted into the Mu Alpha chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society.

Augustana Mourns Loss of Professor Emeritus Dr. V.R. Nelson

Long-time professor of Physics and Aeronautics Dr. V. Ronald Nelson, class of 1944, passed away on Saturday, April 28. He was 91. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2, at First Lutheran Church, 327 S. Dakota Ave., in Sioux Falls. 

Henke Receives Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art

Senior art major Allison Henke has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana Art Department to student-artists who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in all their artistic endeavors throughout their Augustana careers. 

Five Seniors Honored as 2012 Covenant Award Recipients

Seniors Daniel Bock, Cody Lensing, Margaret Koenig, Jake Bury and Hannah Miller were recognized for exemplary commitment to Christian faith, the Liberal Arts, academic excellence, community and service, respectively, at Augustana’s 10th annual Covenant Award ceremony, held earlier tonight at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

In the News: Aerial Photo of "A-C"

View video by the Argus Leader of the all-campus aerial photo celebrating "Community," one of Augustana's five core values, in honor of Verdier 2012.

Heinitz Wins Augie Pride Award

Director of Admission Adam Heinitz received the “Augie Pride” award for exceptional service at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration yesterday. The event also honored members of the Augustana community who are retiring and those who have achieved milestone service anniversaries.