Augustana's chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK) inducted eight new members this fall. They joined current members and TAK co-presidents Lizzie Davis '17 (Sioux Falls) and Austin Krohnke '18 (Waukee, Iowa) in an induction ceremony and dinner with Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman.
Trey Waldrop, a freshman from Miller, South Dakota, took third place in the National FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event held in conjunction with the national FFA Convention and Expo last month in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Augustana men's basketball opened the 2016-17 season with an exhibition game at Duke University on Friday, Nov. 4.
Billie Streufert, executive director of Augustana’s Student Success Center, earned a Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminar Award this fall and recently returned from an intensive, two-week study in Germany where she examined the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries.
Construction is set to begin on a new $1.8 million student housing complex, to be located on Summit Avenue across the street from the Madsen Center.
As Augustana students make their way through the fall semester, AU professors are engaged in the delivery of an innovative new Core Curriculum, an endeavor University officials say will further distinguish Augustana as a premier institution of higher education.
Augustana University’s Interpreter Education Program (IEP) has received the SVRS® Excellence and Innovation in Interpreter Education Award for the 2015-2016 academic school year. The honor is awarded by Sorenson Communications, LLC, the company that revolutionized Video Relay Service (VRS) communication for Deaf people and will be presented at the upcoming Conference of Interpreter Training, set for Oct. 26-28 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Augustana senior Liz Renner, a biology and Spanish double major from Crooks, South Dakota, was named the 2016 American Star in Agriscience last week at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Renner is one of only four students nationwide to receive an American Star award, the FFA's most prestigious honor in recognition of students who demonstrate outstanding agricultural skills and competencies.
Four Augustana alumni were honored during Viking Days 2016 for outstanding contributions to their fields of endeavor and for exemplifying the University’s values of Christian faith, excellence, the liberal arts, community and service.