Academy for Seniors

Academy for Seniors with presenter Thayne Munce

We continue Year 17 of the Augustana Academy for Seniors. Chosen speakers contribute their thoughts, experiences and insights on topics where they have demonstrated knowledge and experience. 

This fall's upcoming Academy for Seniors' speaker follows.

Dr. Karla AbbottWednesday, Nov. 20: Dr. Karla Abbott — Associate Professor of Nursing for Augustana will speak on: "Walking in Two Worlds — Exploring stress in pregnancy with traditional Lakota Talking Circles."




  • 10 - 10:30 a.m. Chapel
  • 10:40 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Lecture: 3-in-1 Room Commons
  • 12:05 - 12:40 p.m. Lunch (provided) and Discussion at Table Groups


Cost is $15 per session ($40 for the semester), which includes lunch. Seating is limited.

For more information or to register, please contact the Advancement office at 605.274.5521 or Checks may be mailed to: Augustana University, Advancement Office, 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Past Events:

Wednesday, Sept. 18: Dr. Cari Skogberg Eastman — Cari recently authored a book "Immigration: Examining the Facts" and will speak about immigration and examine the immagration debate from all sides.



Sean ErvinWednesday, Oct. 16: Sean Ervin — Principal Senior Architect with TSP, will speak about historical architecture in Sioux Falls and the Augie campus. (TSP is the company of former architect Harold Spitzengal, who did most of the buildings on our campus.)