Sesquicentennial Tour to Norway Planned for June 2011

In honor of its Sesquicentennial, Augustana is organizing a trip to Norway for alumni and friends.

The trip is planned for June 2-12, 2011. Reservations must be made by Jan. 28, 2011.

Dr. Michael Nitz, '89, associate professor of Communications Studies and Coordinator of Norwegian Programs at Augustana, will provide academic insight during the trip. Nitz has lived and taught in Norway, speaks Norwegian and has done research on Norwegian media coverage of environmental and political issues.

Mary Toso, '90, director of Alumni Relations at Augustana, will coordinate tourist logistics. Toso has organized and promoted two tours to Norway, and has had the experience of traveling with alumni to Italy in 2008 and England/Scotland in 2009.

The full tour brochure is now available.

To reserve your seat by Jan. 28, contact Mary Toso in the Augustana Alumni Office. Register for the tour online at and enter tour number: 110611.

Media Inquiries: Contact Jill Wilson, public relations and communications strategist.

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