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Augustana to Honor Four Alumni Over Viking Days 2016

Alumni Achievement Recipients

Four Augustana alumni will be honored on Oct. 14 during Viking Days for outstanding contributions to their fields of endeavor and for exemplifying the University’s values of Christian faith, excellence, the liberal arts, community and service.

The Princeton Review Again Tabs Augustana Among the 'Best in the Midwest'

Ole the mascot with AU students.

The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company, has again ranked Augustana among the best in the Midwest. The University is listed among 156 premier institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the Midwest" category of the website feature, "2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region."

Augustana Welcomes New Faculty Members to Campus

New faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year

Eleven new faculty have joined the Augustana community this fall. They come from all across the United States to board the Viking ship as we set sail on a new academic year.

Volleyball Team Makes an Impact for Local Teen

Augustana Volleyball signs Lexi Valentine through Team IMPACT

Augustana volleyball head coach Dan Meske today announced the signing of 14-year-old Lexi Valentine from Sioux Falls to a National Letter of Intent at Augustana. Valentine is now a member of the Augustana volleyball team thanks to Team IMPACT, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses through the power of team.

New Vikings Arrive on Campus

Freshman move in to their residence halls at Augustana University

A new voyage began today for Augustana’s newest Vikings. Hailing from 19 states and 10 countries, members of the Augustana University Class of 2020 officially moved in to Bergsaker and Solberg halls on Saturday morning, bringing with them the kind of gear every Viking needs to begin a new journey: a comfy futon, well-worn sneakers, hundreds of t-shirts, an electric fan and some photos from home.

Augustana Remembers Nursing Professor Jackie Howell

Augustana remembers professor emerita of nursing Dr. Jackie Howell

Dr. Jackie Howell, professor emerita of nursing, died on Sunday, Aug. 21. Howell served Augustana from 1967 to 2002 and again from 2005 to 2009. Funeral services are set for Thursday, Aug. 25, at Trinity Baptist Church in Sioux Falls. 

2016 Grad Named National Journalism Fellow

Matthew Housiaux, a 2016 Augustana graduate who majored in journalism and history, has been named a Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellow by the National Press Foundation. 

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