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Petersen Named Assistant Director of Bands and Music Education

Dr. Larry Petersen

Dr. Larry Petersen has been named assistant director of bands and music education. In his new role, Petersen will direct the Blue & Gold Band and the Athletic Bands, as well as lead the coordination of the Augustana music teacher education program. 

Class of 2016 Grads: 98% Job Placement

Placement rates for 2016 Augustana University graduates

According to a new report, 98 percent of recent Augustana grads seeking employment are employed in a position related to their major or chosen field. 

#GiveLikeAViking Breaks Records

Giving Day at Augustana

Augustana's Giving Day, a 24-hour giving event held on Thursday, March 2, set a single-day Augustana record for most gifts received in a 24-hour period: $135,968 was received from 282 donors. Gifts came in from 33 states and the District of Columbia, with Augustana alumni making up 69 percent of donors.

Professor Miller Shares 2017 Oscar Predictions

Augustana's Dr. Jeffrey Miller predicts the 2017 Academy Award winners.

Cinema expert Dr. Jeffrey Miller, chair of the Humanities Division and professor of English, shares his predictions for the 89th annual Academy Awards this weekend.

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin Named President of Augustana University

Incoming Augustana University president Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Augustana University today introduced former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president.

Augustana University to Introduce Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as 24th President

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Augustana University will introduce former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president at a news conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president.

Experience Expo Connects Students With Opportunities

Students attend the Experience Expo at Augustana

Hundreds of Augustana students who spent time on Wednesday meeting with area employers, volunteer organizations, campus groups, and study abroad agencies at the 2017 Augustana Experience Expo. Held in the Elmen Center, the event was sponsored by Augustana's Student Success Center, the Augustana Student Association, the International Programs Office and the Center for Campus Life.

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