Augustana Announces Opportunities to Host International Students

As more than 60 new international students get set to start classes here in the fall, Augustana is seeking Sioux Falls-area families who are interested in learning about new cultures, languages, traditions, faiths and global perspectives to participate in a pair of welcome programs for students from other countries.

Augustana's Northlanders Jazz Band to Perform at JazzFest

On Saturday, student performers in Augustana's Northlanders Jazz Band will take the stage before a projected crowd of some 75,000 fans at JazzFest 2011, Sioux Falls' annual jazz and music festival, held at Yankton Trail Park.

Tupper Honored by Campus Law Enforcement Association

Rick Tupper, director of campus safety, has received the President’s Award by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, an honor bestowed on a member of campus law enforcement whose efforts go above and beyond the call of duty.

Forums to Discuss Energy, Vision, Confessions and Border Control

Three accomplished alumni and one iconic professor fill out the line-up for the Fall 2011 Augustana Thought Leader Forum series. First up, Doug Berven '91, POET's vice president of Corporate Affairs, will discuss "Revolutionizing Energy" on Thursday, Sept. 29.

Four Receive Sophomore Honors Awards

Rising juniors Kimberly Homan, Hannah Kuelbs, Brennan Olson, and Erika Zetterlund have been selected to receive the prestigious Sophomore Honors Award, an honor that recognizes outstanding achievement, scholarship and character.

Undergraduate Research Participation Jumps 54 Percent

This summer, 92 Augustana students are working alongside faculty members and mentors throughout the U.S., exploring and researching everything from platelet-biogenesis to the impact of ultrafast laser pulses on molecular fragmentation – an increase of 54 percent from last year.

Augustana Finishes Third in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings

Augustana has finished third in the 2010-11 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, a program best and the year's highest finish for an NSIC institution. During the 2010-11 season, the College also won the U.S. Bank/NSIC All-Sports Award and captured seven conference crowns.

The Augustana: Summer 2011

The summer issue of The Augustana, the magazine for alumni and friends of the College, features the work of alumni, students and faculty who are paving new frontiers in science, medicine and research, including 1978 grads Dr. Tom Braithwaite and Dr. Patrick Casey.

Grant Will Promote Student Teaching in High-Needs Classrooms

Thanks to a new Service Learning grant, 30 Augustana education majors who volunteer to conduct their student teaching in high-needs classrooms will now be eligible to receive a $2,000 voucher good toward their outstanding student loans or graduate school.