Augustana Fall 2021

Student Success Center Staff

The Student Success Center is dedicated to helping students:

  • transition into college and their careers
  • make informed choices regarding their academic program(s) and vocation
  • access an inclusive environment that permits them to learn
  • develop dynamic strategies to maximize their learning and academic success
  • locate opportunities for relevant hands-on learning
  • persist in their journey toward their educational goals
  • discover a deep sense of community by connecting with valuable resources and services across campus 
  • secure meaningful employment or admission to graduate school

 

Students receive continuous, personalized and specialized instruction based on their primary major or pre-professional interests. Connect with the following individual who specializes in your primary major or career area:

If you are not sure who to contact, email success@augie.edu and the Student Success Center will introduce you to your Career and Academic Planning Specialist (CAP) Specialist. Depending on the question, your faculty advisor may also be the best resource for you. Only faculty members approve academic plans, clear students to register, sign off on course withdrawals and deem internships as credit-bearing. 
 

Billie StreufertBillie Streufert
Assistant Vice Provost
Student Success and Engagement
billie.streufert@augie.edu
605.274.4123

As an advisor of exploring students, Billie Streufert's specialty is helping upper-class students who are thinking about changing their major. She also enjoys collaborating with others on and off campus to foster student success.
 

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Mary TosoMary Toso '90
Director of Internships and Employer Relations
mary.toso@augie.edu
605.274.4128

CAP Specialist serving the following majors: accounting, Master of Professional Accountancy, business administration, economics, finance, marketing, management, sport management, Master of Sports Administration & Leadership
 

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Travis AhlersTravis Ahlers
Career and Academic Planning Specialist
travis.ahlers@augie.edu
605.274.4016

Serves the following majors: nursing, anthropology, art, communication studies, communication business, media studies, English, journalism, philosophy, Spanish, modern foreign languages, music, theatre, classics, German, French and international studies.
 

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Tim Homan '81Tim Homan '81
Career and Academic Planning Specialist
tim.homan@augie.edu
605.274.4131

Serves the following majors: education, special education, sign language interpreting, math, physics, computer science, computer information systems and data science
 

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Ann KolbrekAnn Kolbrek
Career and Academic Planning Specialist
ann.kolbrek@augie.edu
605.274.4130

Serves the following majors: biology, chemistry, exercise science, communication disorders and pre-professional health care 
 

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Sanna Strenge Sanna Strenge '13
 Career and Academic Planning Specialist
 sanna.strenge@augie.edu
 605.274.5503

 Serves the following majors: psychology, sociology, government & international affairs, history and pre-law
 

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