Alumnus Receives NCI Laureate Award

Dr. Mark Johnson, '74 and current senior scientist at the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, recently received the NCI Laureate Award. The award is the highest honor given by the National Cheese Institute.

Dr. Hicks to Read from Latest Book of Poems

Dr. Patrick Hicks, Writer-In-Residence and associate professor of English/ Journalism, will do the first reading from his new work, This London, on Wednesday evening, April 7, at Zandbroz Variety, downtown Sioux Falls.

Partnership with Bodø University College in Norway

While students enjoyed spring break, Asst. Professor Jason Harris and Assoc. Professor Dr. Michael Nitz, visited Bodø University College in Norway, reviewing and planning the expansion of the colleges' current partnership.

Thirty-Eight Students Study Abroad During Spring Break

Thirty-eight students traveled abroad during Augustana’s spring break. Four separate courses were offered in Guatemala, Greece, France, and Scotland. Currently, about half of Augustana students have been abroad by the time they graduate.

Augustana Musicians Chosen for SD Inter-Collegiate Band

Seventeen members of the Augustana Band have been chosen to perform in the 2010 South Dakota Inter-Collegiate Band, joining students from eight other South Dakota universities and colleges to perform at the 2010 South Dakota High School All-State Band Convention.

Rapid City Junior Wins Covenant Award for Community

Mari Stensgaard, a junior from Rapid City, S.D., is the recipient of the 2010 Augustana Covenant Award for Community. The award for Community is given to those individuals who have been committed to serving the Augustana community.

Students to Present Posters at National Symposium

Seventeen Augustana students will be presenting posters at the National American Chemical Society Meeting and Symposium March 21-25 in San Francisco, CA. All the Augustana students attending the conference were involved in summer research projects in 2009.

Three from Augustana Nominated for YWCA Awards

Three women from Augustana are among the 54 nominees for the YWCA Tribute to Women Awards. The nominees include Dr. Julie Ashworth, asst. professor of Education; senior Jamie Horter from Bristol, S.D., and Joyce Stuelpnagel Nelson, retired professor of Nursing.