During the month of October, the Augustana community raised more than $1,000, collected more than 1,400 food items and 3,049 pounds of groceries, rallied 475 volunteers and assembled more than 200 school kits for people in need.
Kim Hibma, a senior elementary and special education major from Worthington, Minn., was awarded the Augustana Covenant Award for Christian Faith. The award recognizes her work with area youth and Campus Outreach Ministries.
Starting quarterback and Watertown-native Josh Hanson has led the Vikings to an undefeated 6-0 record so far. But despite all the wins, it's a loss that could be playing the biggest role in Hanson's performance.
Sioux Falls educator Wade Helleson,’98, has received the prestigious Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award, a $25,000 honor. The Foundation grants 50 educator awards nationwide each year.
In an effort to raise money for breast cancer research and to help support victims, survivors and families, Augustana’s volleyball team is hosting a “Dig Pink” event during its match against NSU on Saturday, Oct. 23.
For the first time since 1953, Viking Varieties, Augustana's Homecoming talent show, will feature a father/daughter duo. Maren Jacobsen, a sophomore Music major, and her father, Todd Jacobsen, class of 1984, will perform “The Prayer.”
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has awarded Augustana’s ACS Student Chapter with the Outstanding Award for activities conducted during the 2009-2010 academic year. Across the nation, only 36 Outstanding Awards were presented.
David Francis, author of Bringing Jon Home, the Wilderness Search for Jon Francis, will visit campus Oct. 7-9. Francis is the father of Jon Francis, an Augustana graduate who disappeared during a mountain climb.
Archived, electronic issues of the Mirror, the Edda and other Augustana publications are now available via the Augustana Album, a free, web-based resource housing digital College media dating back to the 1900s.