Augustana University

Recipients of Elite Scholars

Every year Augustana students and alumni secure competitive scholarships. View the list below for some examples. Faculty and staff have also participated in these premier programs and integrate the inspiring lessons they learned along the way back into their teaching. These employees are featured in the second list below.

Students

Name

Major(s)

Program

Year of Award

Taryn Helgeson

French/Government/Int’l Affairs

Gilman

2021

Gloria McKenney

Elementary Education

Gilman

2021

Tiana Townsend

Physics/Chemistry(ACS)

Gilman

2021

Logan Winter

Communication Disorders

Gilman

2021

Sky Nockels

History/Government/Int’l Affairs

Gilman

2021

Rebecca Ziems

Spanish/All-Grades Education

Gilman

2021

Sky Nockels

  History/Government/Int’l Affairs

Critical Language Scholarship

2021

José Cruz Medina 

Sociology/Modern Foreign Languages/Psychology

Critical Language Scholarship

2021

Audrey Cope

Government/Int’l Affairs/French

Truman

2020

Morgan Moe

Nursing

Gilman

2020

Mia Phillips

Psychology

Gilman

2020

Kristina Ritschard

Nursing

Critical Language Scholarship

2020

Malik Sanders

Physical Education/Health Education/All-Grades Education

Gilman

2019

Dagny Anderson

Anthropology

Gilman

2019

Saliya Ali

Government/Int’l Affairs/Spanish

Gilman

2019

Kofi Gunu

Government/Int’l Affairs

Rhodes

2018

Chofian Abobakr

Government/Int’l Affairs/Communication Studies

Gilman

2018

Ellen Scheiring

Nursing

Gilman

2017

Alison Rollag

Psychology

Gilman

2017

Jon Heiberger

Economics/Philosophy

Gilman

2016

Rafiullah (Rafi) Kaker

Government

Rhodes

2014

Jordan Dobrowski

Anthropology/Religion

Gilman

2014

Kristin Waltner

Spanish/All-Grades Education

Gilman

2014

Ruthellen (Elle) Tornberg

Biochemistry (ACS)

Goldwater

2013

Kristin Klarenbeck

Biology/Spanish

Gilman

2013

Elizabeth Zokaites

English

Gilman

2013

Peter Kline

Government/Int’l Affairs

Gilman

2013

Ashley Schmidt

Biology

Goldwater

2012

Erika Zetterlund

Physics/Religion/Mathematics

Goldwater

2012

Nick Bleeker

Chemistry (ACS)

Goldwater

2008

Bethany Jochim

Physics

Goldwater

2008

 

Faculty & Staff

Name

Position at Augustana

Program

Dr. Anna Reich

Associate Professor, Art

Fulbright Scholar

Billie Streufert

Assistant Vice Provost, Student Success

Fulbright Education Administrators Program

Dr. Colin Irvine

Provost

Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Jeffrey Miller

Professor, English

Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Joel Johnson

Professor, Government and International Affairs

Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Mike Nitz

Professor, Communication Studies

Fulbright Scholar