Viking Days 2009 was a huge success, bringing numerous activities and alumni back to Augustana's campus. View video, pictures, and stories about the weekend's events, as reported by Sioux Falls media outlets.
New construction and renovations have significantly altered the appearance of Augustana’s campus and alumni, friends, and the Sioux Falls community are invited to witness and celebrate the transformation during Viking Days 2009.
The first South Dakota Music Educators Association Conference will be held in Rapid City, SD. Four Augustana students were selected in participate in the Honors Recital of student members of the National Association for Music Education.
Augustana students elected David Foster and Kayla Graber to reign as King and Queen of Viking Days 2009. Coronation ceremonies were held Monday night in the Elmen Center. For a complete schedule of Viking Days activities go to www.augielink.com.
Augustana College’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has been chosen to receive an Outstanding Award for its activities conducted during the 2008-2009 academic year.
Shannon Cumiskey, a senior from Worthington, MN, is the recipient of the 2009 Augustana Covenant Award for Liberal Arts. The Covenant Award is presented five times each year, one award for each of the College’s five core values.
Ten Augustana seniors have been nominated to serve as King and Queen for Viking Days 2009. Coronation will mark the beginning of Viking Days 2009 "There's No Place Like Home" at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, in the Elmen Center.
Jill Rye, a graduate student in the Augustana Nursing Department, received an award at the Avera Quality Congress held in Sioux Falls. Rye is the Unit Supervisor for Rehabilitation Services at Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.
Weather was less than ideal for tennis, but Tuesday’s blustery conditions couldn’t dampen the spirit of those gathered to welcome the sport back to campus. The new facility at 33rd Street and Grange Avenue was completed last month.