LeeAnna Rabine, Augustana class of 2005 and a kindergarten teacher at Hawthorne Elementary School in Sioux Falls, received a Milken Educator Award along with a $25,000 check earlier today.
According to a new report published this week by City Observatory, a new, national think tank, young college graduates are looking beyond well-known metropolitan hubs like San Francisco and New York, and are increasingly opting for smaller-but-still-urban cities such as Denver, Portland and Minneapolis as places to call home. According to a LinkedIn analysis, recent Augustana grads appear to be following the same national trend.
Augustana officials today announced that gifts and commitments to the Momentum Augustana Campaign amounted to $121,437,279, making it the largest fundraising effort in the College’s 154-year history.
With election day less than a month away, we caught up with South Dakota gubernatorial candidate Susan Jones Wismer ‘78 and her running mate Susy Blake ‘93 to learn more about their time at Augustana and how their experiences here prepared them for the campaign trail.
Augustana has been named to the list of 2015 Military Friendly Schools, a distinction honoring the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses.
The Class of 1964 showed their school spirit during its 50th class reunion over Viking Days, presenting President Rob Oliver with a check for $58,588.50 – the sum of gifts from 68 members of the class.
Augustana's enrollment grew 3.3 percent from last year, College officials today reported. For Fall 2014, Augustana’s total student headcount – the sum of part-time, full-time and graduate students – is 1,823. That number includes students from 29 states and 38 countries.
Thousands gathered this weekend to celebrate Viking Days 2014. View photos!
Augustana has a new major! It's called American Studies, an interdisciplinary major drawing from departments including government, English, history, music and sociology. Read on to learn more.