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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.

  • Bailey Morris Wins Covenant Award for Service

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    Morris is described as having a charismatic personality and brings energy to every situation she is in. One of her faculty shares, “She is one of the most gifted, exemplary students I have had the pleasure of working with.”

  • Augustana Students Receive Year-End Honors

    These Augustana students received awards related to their field of study, including the South Dakota Council for Exceptional Children Award, Outstanding Senior in French Award, and the Kaplan-Schweser CPA Review Award.

  • German and French Honor Societies Induct New Members

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    Delta Phi Alpha, the national honor society for students of German, welcomed six new members earlier this month. Seven Augustana students were inducted into Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society.

  • Augustana Finishes Second in NSIC / U.S. Bank All-Sports Award

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    Augustana finished in second place in the 2008-09 NSIC / U.S. Bank All-Sports Award competition. The Vikings, who were in second place following the fall and winter seasons, finished with 130.5 points.

  • Students to be Featured on Inside Keloland

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    Augustana seniors Joe Coppock and Johanna Gronewold taped a segment on “Inside Keloland” with host Perry Groten. The show will air this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on KELO TV.

  • Argus Leader: A Memorial Pilgrimage

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    Forty years ago, six students and faculty from Augustana College were flying home from a Colorado Springs, Colo., debate tournament when, in an instant, their airplane disappeared. On Saturday, their names will be spoken again.

  • Van Bockern and Mulder to Lead Augustana Student Association

    Maggie Van Bockern (Sioux Falls) and Phil Mulder (Volga, SD) have been elected President and Vice President, respectively, of the Augustana Student Association (ASA). The Van Bockern-Mulder ticket received 58 percent of the vote.

  • Argus Leader: Augustana to Establish Prestigious Faculty Position

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    Robert E. Wright, an economic historian, will start at Augustana in September holding the Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, provided through a gift from Rudy and Marilyn Nef of Milbank.

  • Augustana Student Organization Reaches Pennies for Peace Goal

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    With a generous assist from Gay and George Kapplinger, Augustana’s New Student Seminar (NSS) achieved its goal of raising $12,000 for Pennies for Peace. The nine-month effort was a community project of Augustana’s class of 2012.

  • Watertown Public Opinion: Nefs Endow Augie Chair

    Rudy and Marilyn Nef of Milbank, have provided a leadership gift to create The Nef Family Chair of Political Economy. The position will advance the study of market economies and representative democracies, on campus and throughout the community.

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