The Augustana Women's Rugby Club, a group of more than 25 students, finished their first complete season this spring with a successful record and passion for the physical, full-contact sport.
Kira Christensen talks about her teaching career and the national teaching award she received last fall. Christensen teaches math at Washington High School in Sioux Falls.
Strong efforts by its spring sports programs has propelled Augustana into the top five of the Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings and runner-up in the NSIC—U.S. Bank All-Sports Award competition.
Dr. Martha Gregg, assistant professor of mathematics, has been accepted to attend a regional workshop designed to enhance the leadership capacity in our region's colleges and universities.
Proposals by Deb Hagemeier, Mikkelsen Library assistant director, and Peggy Kapusta, director of online communications, targeting digitized media will share the 2010 Granskou Award.
Kendra Gottsleben, an Augustana student with a rare metabolic disorder known as mucopolysaccharidosis, received her bachelor of arts in both sociology and psychology on Saturday.
Saturday was a special graduation for one Augustana student, in particular. Chris Johnson has cerebral palsy. On Saturday, he graduated from Augustana with a double major in English and French.
Four members of Augustana’s faculty were recognized for outstanding achievement at the 2010 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 22, at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Tim Gerszewski, who has served as assistant athletic communications director at Southwest Minnesota State University since 2008, has been appointed Sports Information Director.
Augustana juniors Trent Anderson (Lake Benton, MN) and Erika Jacobson (Lennox, SD) are recipients of The Ralph and Susie Wagoner Student-Faculty Research Awards for 2010-2011.