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Augustana Welcomes Harlem Gospel Choir

Millions saw their televised tribute to Michael Jackson, thousands packed Yankee Stadium to hear them sing at Pope Benedict XVI's Concert of Hope, and they've appeared on the "Oprah Winfrey Show." On Friday, Feb. 18, the Harlem Gospel Choir will perform in Sioux Falls in celebration of Black History Month.

Three Elected to Augustana Board of Trustees

Delegates to the annual meeting of the Augustana Association have elected Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer, '73; Rickard Hedeby, '83; and Emil Her Many Horses, '79, to serve on the College’s Board of Trustees.

Gala Event Planned to Celebrate Sesquicentennial

'The Spark,’ is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Washington Pavilion. The evening will feature life-size historical photo galleries, food and drink buffets, presentation of the “Spirit of Augustana Awards,” a movie premiere and music and dancing at the Sesquicentennial Ball.

Former Speechwriter for Ariel Sharon to Speak Jan. 11

Gregory Levey will present “The Lighter Side of Diplomacy: A Conversation About the Situation in the Middle East and the U.S. Involvement,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11, in the Back Alley.

Choir Concert in Canton to Honor College Sesquicentennial

In honor of the Sesquicentennial, Augustana is returning to its former home in Canton, S.D. The Augustana Choir will present a “Sesqui-Sunday” concert  at 9:30 a.m. at Canton Lutheran Church on Sunday, Jan. 23.

175 Students Studying Overseas for January Interim

This month, students will study in 19 countries on six continents. “At Augustana, we often say that in order to really learn about the world, you have to see it; breathe it; taste it; live it ... we’re working to make certain our students do just that,” said Rob Oliver, president of the College.

Viking Coaches Honored by South Dakota Sportswriters

Behind Augustana's best football season in school history and strong finishes in cross country, the South Dakota Sportswriters Association named Mike Aldrich and Tracy Hellman Coaches of the Year for College Men and College Women, respectively.

39 Students Named to Prestigious 'Who’s Who' List

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges honors students for academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

New Gallery Exhibit Features Augustana Alumnus

Drawings, graphic design and installation come alive in “A Kiel Mutschelknaus Retrospective: The Early Years,” a new exhibit featuring works by Kiel Mutschelknaus, a 2007 alumnus, at Augustana's Eide/Dalrymple Gallery.

'Awake in Me' to Premiere at Augustana Jan. 13

The newest play by Augustana's Dr. Ivan Fuller follows a less-than-objective newsman, a passionate (and dead) poet and a sister who wants to bury the past. This haunting romantic tragedy, inspired by the life and work of Soviet Poet Olga Berggolts, runs January 13-16.

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