Augustana PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) won the Classics Award at the 31st annual Minnesota Public Relations Society of America (MPRSA) awards ceremony.
Students were selected on the basis of scholarship, campus/community service, and how well the nominees fit the description of the donors as someone “equipped for life.”
Two Augustana students will present their senior thesis research at the regional meeting of the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature.
Ranging from publications to rock band competitions, a recent listing of accomplishments by Augustana professors and administrators.
A seminar entitled “Raiders of the ‘Lost Secret’” begins at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, with Joseph Nagyvary (from Texas A&M) discussing the Modern Science and the Holy Grail of the Stradivarius violin. Prior to the seminar, at 6:30 p.m., violinist Christian Zamora will play in the GSC Pendulum Lounge.
The illustrated lecture at the Third Sunday Archeology Presentation on March 15 is titled “From Clovis to Folsom: Paleoindian Adaptations to the Younger Dryas” and begins at 2:00 p.m. Sunday in the Gilbert Science Center auditorium.
The Augustana College Northlanders Jazz Band will perform at the 2009 Sioux Falls Jazz Festival on the main stage at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18 at Yankton Trail Park.
Dr. Bruce Ammann, Director of Bands and Professor of Music at Augustana College, was elected to the Board of Directors of The American Bandmasters Association (ABA) at the organization’s annual convention March 3-7 in College Station, Texas.
Dick Niebuhr, 64, former member of the Augustana Board of Trustees, died Saturday, March 7, in Aberdeen, S.D. The funeral will be Saturday, March 14 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Augustana College, which offers a major in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, is hosting the Midwest Conference on Deaf Education, July 19-21.