Advancement Ambassadors

Advancement ambassadors at the Rattle & Hum campaign celebration

Advancement Ambassadors are an integral part of alumni and donor events at Augustana, serving as representatives of the student body while gaining hands-on experience in the fields of event planning, fundraising and business networking.

Becoming an Advancement Ambassador offers a student countless opportunities to enhance their resume and create lasting relationships with alumni, donors, staff and community members benefiting them both professionally and personally.

Responsibilities of Ambassadors include attending meetings with donors and Major Gift Officers; assisting with event set-up, execution, and tear-down; help with special projects as needed; as well as being a spokesperson for the University, portraying the advantages and benefits of an Augustana education. For more details and compensation information, see the full job description.

We congratulate and welcome our 2016-17 Advancement Ambassadors!

  • Nick Antonson, senior Biology and Secondary Education major (Beresford, South Dakota)
  • Will Bordewyk, junior Economics and Business Administration major (Brookings, South Dakota)
  • Maxwell Boyum, junior Accounting and Business/Communications major (Renner, South Dakota)
  • Andrea Carstensen, junior Business Administration and CIS (with emphasis in Management) major (Fairmont, Minnesota)
  • Rachel Challes, junior Nursing major (Andover, Minnesota)
  • Andrea Conover, senior Journalism and German major (Maple Plain, Minnesota)
  • Alexandra Fairchild, junior Biology and German major (Watertown, South Dakota)
  • Jasmin Fosheim, senior Psychology and Special Education major (Pierre, South Dakota)
  • Katelyn Graber, junior Biology major (Hurley, South Dakota)
  • Joshua Hedeby, junior Accounting and Pre-med major (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Luke Hurley, junior Biology, Business and Accounting major (Canton, South Dakota)
  • Ben Konold, sophomore Business Administration major (Owatonna, Minnesota)
  • Lauren Mills, junior Sign Language Interpreting major (Marshalltown, Iowa)
  • Hannah Norem, sophomore Government/International Affairs and Religion major with Pre-Law minor (Houston, Texas)
  • Liz Renner, junior Biology major (Crooks, South Dakota)
  • Kara Schroeder, junior Nursing major (Brandon, South Dakota)
  • Sarah Seuntjens, junior Nursing and Exercise Science major (Kingsley, Iowa)
  • Jadah Thaemert, sophomore Biology major (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
  • Stephanie Thielbar, senior Biology major (Faribault, Minnesota)
  • Mason Van Essen, senior Business Administration and Biology major (Tracy, Minnesota)
  • Megan Wencl, junior Business Administration major (Owatonna, Minnesota)