Augustana Dining Services Named Governor’s Award Winner

The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation has announced that Augustana Dining Services has been named a 2011 Governor’s Award winner in the Outstanding Private Employer category.

The award celebrates Augustana’s outstanding achievement in improving employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Specifically, the award recognizes Augustana’s outreach, recruitment, placement and training for employees with disabilities; work-place accommodations; and efforts to promote inclusion in the work-place.

Augustana Dining contracts services through Sodexo Education.

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will present the following Governor’s Awards on Wednesday, June 8, at a ceremony in the Rotunda of the State Capitol:

  • Small Private Employer
  • Large Private Employer (Augustana Dining Services)
  • Public Employer

Kelly Sprecher
Director of Communications & Media Relations