Hanukkah Holiday Celebration

Hanukkah is a widely celebrated Jewish holiday.

Join us for a menorah lighting at Augustana University to celebrate Hanukkah. The Chabad Jewish Center of South Dakota is organizing the 4 p.m. Sunday event, which includes the lighting of a six-foot menorah at AU’s Froiland Science Complex.

Evenson Receives DAISY Faculty Award for Excellence in Nursing Education

Connie Evenson, 2017 Augustana DAISY Faculty Award Recipient

Connie Evenson, an assistant professor of nursing, is the first recipient of the Augustana DAISY Faculty Award, an honor that recognizes extraordinary nurses who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of patients and families, and nursing faculty who provide exceptional instruction and inspiration for nursing students. 

Poverty Simulation Provides Perspective for Nursing Students

Nursing Poverty Simulation

In real life, Ryan Menssen is a senior nursing major from St. James, Minnesota, who is well on his way to a fulfilling career in health care. But on Thursday, Menssen took on the persona of a 15-year-old kid caught in a spiral of labels and bad decisions as part of the Augustana nursing department's poverty simulation exercise.

Augustana to Offer Master’s Degree in Athletic Training

The official seal of Augustana University

Augustana today announced details for its new master’s of science degree program in Athletic Training. University officials say the new program comes at a critical time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for athletic trainers is expected to grow by 22 percent through 2026.

Archbishop of Sweden to Speak on Campus

Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén, archbishop of Sweden

Rev. Dr. Antje Jackelén, archbishop of Sweden, will discuss "Reformation and Responsibility in the World" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Augustana's Chapel of Reconciliation. The event is part of the University's celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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