Ladies' Day at Augustana Offers Worship, Entertainment

Sunday, November 1, is a day Augustana College has set aside for the women of the surrounding community. Food, fellowship, and other activities will conform to the day’s theme, all based on the afternoon performance of "Church Basement Ladies."

Softball Camp to Feature Jennie Finch

Augustana will co-host the Jennie Finch Softball Camp in Sioux Falls, conducted by two-time Olympian Jennie Finch and some of her Olympic teammates Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30, at Harmodon Park.

Augustana Students Involved in Summer Research Projects

This summer, sixty-one Augustana undergraduate and graduate students are participating in research projects on- and off-campus. Participating students are listed, and where available their mentor/advisor, project funding, and where the research is taking place.

Augustana Designated as a Best College in the Midwest

According to The Princeton Review, Augustana is one of the best colleges in the Midwest. The education services company selected Augustana as one of 158 institutions it profiles in its “Best in the Midwest” section of its Web site feature.

Alumnus Receives Educator of the Year Distinction in Ohio

Dr. M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, class of 1958, was named 2009 Educator of the Year by the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education, honoring his commitment to gerontological education and greater understanding about aging and the issues and concerns of older people.

Alumnus Who Created “Ole” Statue Dies at 72

Peter Eide, 72, class of 1966, died Tuesday, July 21, 2009, in Scottsdale, AZ, following a lengthy illness. Eide designed the concrete statue of Ole in the Viking Ship that stands today near the center of the Augustana campus.

Augustana Physics Major Receives Rossing Scholarship

Augustana junior Bethany Jochim from Pierre, SD, has been named a Rossing Physics Scholar for 2009-2010. Jochim will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Thomas D. Rossing Fund for Physics Education Endowment within the ELCA Foundation.