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  • The Augustana Magazine: Spring 2014

    Someone once said it’s impossible to think about tomorrow without reflecting on yesterday. As Augustana shares its plans for the future Froiland Science Complex, this issue of the magazine features individuals who have the wisdom to reflect on the past and the present. Among others, we’ll introduce you to Dr. Rayburn Skoglund '59, Dr. Gene Hoyme '72, and Bill Gross '73.

  • Choir Members Invited to Perform at NYC's Lincoln Center

    Student members of Angelus (Augustana's women's choir) and the Collegiate Chorale will participate in a performance of Robert Harris' "Gloria" as part of the DCINY Concert Series in Lincoln Center's Alice Kelly Hall on Saturday, May 10, in New York City.

  • Crosstown Competition Benefits Local Nonprofits

    Last week, Augustana students turned a crosstown rivalry into a benefit for those in need. The "Sioux Falls Showdown," a collaborative effort between Augustana and the University of Sioux Falls, featured clothing and food drives and gave students a chance to serve meals at the Banquet.

  • Students Advance in Kennedy Center College Theatre Festival Competition

    Seniors Katelynn Kenney (Box Elder, S.D.) and Matt Stoffel (Sherburn, Minn.) and Augustana's student Stage Crew have advanced in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival's Irene Ryan Acting Competition, held this week at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

  • Education Grad Wins $10K Classroom Innovation Award

    Teacher Nathan Strenge, class of 2009, and two colleagues at the St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists strive to be innovators in the math classroom. Recently, their innovation paid off – winning them $10,000 for their school.

  • In the News: 'Training Leads to Jobs'

    Read the Sioux Falls Business Journal report on job opportunities for young professionals in South Dakota and learn about Augustana senior Alex Sproul, a nursing major who will finish his clinicals and an internship in May and will start work as an RN at Sanford Health this summer after passing his boards. 

  • Choir, Band Members Prepare for Interim Tours

    Members of The Augustana Choir and The Augustana Band are preparing for performance tours of the Midwest ahead of the spring semester.

  • High School Student Artists Recognized

    High school student artists from around the region were recognized earlier this month at a reception in honor of the High School Invitational, an exhibit currently on display at Augustana's Eide/Dalrymple Gallery.

  • Students Organize Food Drive to Benefit Feeding SD

    Four Augustana juniors are hoping to turn a crosstown rivalry into a benefit for those in need. The "Sioux Falls Showdown" will place "Augustana" and "USF" food collection barrels inside Hy-Vee stores throughout Sioux Falls from January 17-24. Food donations will benefit Feeding South Dakota.

  • Impact Report Celebrates Charitable Giving

    Augustana has released its 2012-2013 Impact Report, an annual report of the state of the College and an honor roll of those who made gifts during the last fiscal year (August 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013).

  • Nominations Sought for 2014 Covenant Awards

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Covenant Awards, five honors that recognize students who exemplify and illustrate Augustana's core values: Christian, Liberal Arts, Excellence, Community and Service. Nominations are due by Thursday, Feb. 20. Submit a nomination.