Augustana officials say a good number of their graduates, both South Dakotans and out-of-staters, take jobs here. “We have a lot of alumni who stay around the Sioux Falls area,” said Mary Toso, director of alumni relations.
Alice Kuil King, class of 1991, an English teacher at Campbell County High School, has been named the 2009 Teacher of the Year for Campbell County School District and the State of Wyoming Teacher of the Year.
The Biology Department is having a banner year in 2008 when it comes to publications. Many of the published papers have been co-authored by Augustana students. In addition, there are several collaborators from other institutions.