Augustana University is excited to announce that it will be celebrating 100 years of homecoming during Viking Days 2023 — the week of Monday, Sept. 18. For information on all things Viking Days, visit augie.edu/VikingDays. View the Viking Days 2023 schedule.
The university is excited to announce that a total of 2,158 students chose to find their bold at Augustana for Academic Year 2023-24. Hailing from 42 states and 57 foreign countries, the number marks the largest student body in 44 years at Augustana.
Augustana is proud to announce that Dr. Roxanne Stevens has been named the university’s new dean of the School of Business. Stevens began serving in her role in mid-August. Stevens is working on both a short- and long-term plan for the School of Business that includes growth initiatives, community partnerships and student engagement opportunities — such as additional internships, student organizations and honor societies.
Augustana University introduced today its newest mascot Ace, the Augie Doggie, sponsored by Nyberg’s Ace. The 6-month-old English Cream Golden Retriever has been engaging with students and staff, as well as attending various university and community events — serving as a goodwill ambassador for Augustana, alongside Ole the Viking.
Augustana University will offer a “Degree in 3” program beginning in Summer and Fall 2024 — a straightforward pathway for students to complete certain academic programs in three years instead of four. To learn more about the Degree in 3 program, visit augie.edu/DegreeIn3.
Each year, Alumni Achievement Awards are presented to Augustana University alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their fields of endeavor, communities and/or churches. The Horizon Award recognizes young alumni who have graduated within the last 15 years and quickly demonstrated outstanding vocational achievement and provided faithful service to their community and/or church.
Augustana University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Exceeds Enrollment Goal for Inaugural Cohort
The Augustana University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program — the university’s first doctorate program — welcomed its inaugural cohort in June and exceeded its enrollment goal by five students. The DPT program enrolled 85 students into the Class of 2025, and an additional six chose to defer to the cohort beginning in 2024.