While speaking at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Friday, April 23, Laurel Prieb '77 received the Augustana Alumni Achievement Award. Prieb is the Vice President of Western Operations for Major League Baseball.
Joel Thompson, a business administration and government/international affairs major, has been elected president of the Augustana Student Association (ASA) for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Dan Schoen, junior history and philosophy major from Maple Grove, MN, is the recipient of the Augustana Covenant Award for Excellence, one of the College's five core values.
Dr. Olivia Lima, assistant professor of Psychology, was recently featured on KELO-TV for her research study that focuses on preschoolers' word learning in a school setting.
Seniors Jamie Horter and Karin Costin have been involved in the planning for the Plain Green Conference and Marketplace to be held April 28-29 at the Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls.
Augustana students Jared Soundy and Marissa Kern won outstanding undergraduate poster citations at the South Dakota Academy of Science meeting April 10 in Spearfish, SD.
Dr. Joel Johnson, associate professor of Government and International Affairs, will serve as a Fulbright Senior Lecturer/Researcher at the University of Marburg in Hesse, Germany.
Augustana will be offering a Master of Arts in Sports Administration and Leadership, pending approval of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The six students were selected for the 2010-2011 academic year based on scholarship, campus and community service, and how well they fit the description of the donors as someone “equipped for life.”
Lionel Bordeaux, president of Sinte Gleska University and major supporter of American Indian issues, will be honored Tuesday, April 20, during a reception at the Center for Western Studies.