As we often say, Augustana alumni understand how to live a life of meaning and purpose. In this issue of The Augustana magazine, we feature some “faces” of our alumni who are doing just that – individuals who are living out their dreams and making a difference in the world through contributions in a variety of sectors.
Brady Holm, an Art and Communication Studies major, is the recipient of the Augustana Covenant Award for Service. Each week Holm devotes 10 hours to Journey of Healing in the Arts at the Sanford Cancer Center.
Dr. Julia Bennett, associate professor of theatre, is an actor, director and 'dreamer.' Bennett is leaving Augustana after 21 years, but is also leaving a legacy as a wonderful talent and influential teacher.
Dr. Michael Wanous, associate professor of biology and faculty member at Augustana College since 1997, has been appointed Associate Academic Dean. He is currently serving as chair of the Natural Science Division.
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.