Augustana College’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has been chosen to receive an Outstanding Award for its activities conducted during the 2008-2009 academic year.
Augustana students elected David Foster and Kayla Graber to reign as King and Queen of Viking Days 2009. Coronation ceremonies were held Monday night in the Elmen Center. For a complete schedule of Viking Days activities go to www.augielink.com.
The first South Dakota Music Educators Association Conference will be held in Rapid City, SD. Four Augustana students were selected in participate in the Honors Recital of student members of the National Association for Music Education.
Shannon Cumiskey, a senior from Worthington, MN, is the recipient of the 2009 Augustana Covenant Award for Liberal Arts. The Covenant Award is presented five times each year, one award for each of the College’s five core values.
Augustana College observes its annual Community Service Day on Saturday, October 10. Teams consisting of Augustana faculty, staff, and students will be working at various sites throughout the city from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ten Augustana seniors have been nominated to serve as King and Queen for Viking Days 2009. Coronation will mark the beginning of Viking Days 2009 "There's No Place Like Home" at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, in the Elmen Center.
Weather was less than ideal for tennis, but Tuesday’s blustery conditions couldn’t dampen the spirit of those gathered to welcome the sport back to campus. The new facility at 33rd Street and Grange Avenue was completed last month.
Jill Rye, a graduate student in the Augustana Nursing Department, received an award at the Avera Quality Congress held in Sioux Falls. Rye is the Unit Supervisor for Rehabilitation Services at Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.
The second edition of the Center for Western Studies’ award-winning state history, A New South Dakota History, has been released. Grants from both the James and Eloise Elmen Foundation and the Robert and Rita Elmen Foundation made publication possible.
Thousands gathered at Augustana College Friday night to listen as former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf shared his personal role in the global war on terror and addressed concerns about Pakistan's nuclear assets.