Dr. John Pennington, professor of music and percussionist with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, provided a performance Saturday on a rare American Gamelan instrument, one of only two being used anywhere in the world.
Andrew Kightlinger, Augustana '08, has won Best Original Screenplay at the Newport International Film Festival. Principal photography for the film begins in June in central South Dakota and in the Badlands.
The most recent Augustana Thought Leader Forum featured Dr. Peg Preston, Associate Professor of History, and Dr. Patrick Hicks, Associate Professor of English. After the forum, the duo continued their discussion on Inside Keloland.
Augustana joins colleges and universities throughout the US in observing International Education Week (IEW) November 16-20. This year, more than 130 Augustana students will be traveling to 25 countries and seven continents.
Augustana is hosting the second annual Sioux Falls First Lego League scrimmage on Saturday, November 21, in Gilbert Science Center. The scrimmage provides local teams an opportunity to prepare for the state event.
The 2009 Augustana football season is not over quite yet. The Vikings (8-3) have been selected to play in the 45th Annual Mineral Water Bowl, scheduled for Saturday, December 5, in Excelsior Springs, MO.
Forty-five Augustana students are included in the 2010 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, an elite group of students from more than 2,000 institutions of higher learning across the country.
The Center for Western Studies (CWS) at Augustana today announced a Native American Initiative with a series of events in 2009-10. The series launches Wednesday, November 18 and continues throughout the academic year.
Providing clean water for the world is the objective of a silent auction and concert to be held Monday, November 23, in the Chapel of Reconciliation on the campus of Augustana College. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
Augustana has received a $32,500 grant from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) in support of the recently completed Huether Tennis Centre. The new facility at 33rd Street and Grange Avenue was completed in September.