Peggy Kirby, outstanding amateur golfer and head coach of Augustana’s women’s golf team, has been chosen for induction into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.
The first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court discussed her time as a justice and the court's key decisions Monday in Sioux Falls at Augustana College.
Jamie Horter, a senior from Bristol, SD, is the recipient of the Augustana Covenant Award for Liberal Arts. She received the award Monday night at the Boe Forum on Public Affairs.
Forty-five Augustana students are included in the 2009 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Alan Swanson, a retired engineer, and Dan Swets, a computer science professor at Augustana, organized the first informal FIRST Lego League meet in South Dakota at Augustana.
Linda Avey, class of 1982, was recently recognized by TIME Magazine for her company's invention—the Retail DNA Test. Avey is co-founder of 23andME, which developed the product.
This was a reunion of sorts from the get-go, with the city’s two private colleges agreeing to a charity basketball doubleheader at the Arena. By doing so, they fueled a rivalry that existed only on paper and on bar stools for much of recent history.
Nine Augustana computer science students participated in the 2008 Association for Computing Machinery Computer Science Programming Contest November 15 at the University of South Dakota.
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.
Megan Punt may have just graduated from Augustana in 2007, but she is already making a name for herself. She was recently featured in the Argus Leader's "Who We Are" piece.