Nominees for the Covenant Award for Community are described as those who have demonstrated and fostered respect for others; who act as a leader, earning the respect of others; have left a mark on the campus and broader communities; and whose commitment to community has shaped their plans for the future.
Nominees for the Covenant Award for Excellence are those who commit themselves to high virtuous and ethical standards; personal integrity; human excellence; self-discipline; and self-improvement. These nominees are known for bringing out excellence in others.
Nominees for the Covenant Award for Liberal Arts have demonstrated a love of learning for its own sake; acknowledged or forged connections between academic disciplines; connected curricular and co-curricular interests; and related their studies to important issues of human existence.
Following its 75-74 win over Emporia State in the NCAA Central Region championship Monday night, the Augustana women's basketball team is bound for its first Elite Eight appearance in school history!
Phil Uecker, a senior Religion major from Annandale, Minn., was recognized for his exemplary commitment to Christian faith during Monday’s Verdier 2013 ceremony, part of a week-long celebration of Augustana's core values.
In the Winter/Spring 2013 issue of The Augustana, we recognize those who are using their God-given gifts to stir the hearts and empower the minds of others through scientific research and the performing, visual and literary arts — and in doing so, are building the connections our world needs to develop ideas, find solutions and experience joy.
"We're All [Ancient] Greeks Now When It Comes to Debt," an op-ed by senior Thad Titze, a native of Watertown and a Thomas Willing Institute fellow, is featured on George Mason University's History News Network.
Forty-nine students have been recognized as nominees for the 2013 Augustana Covenant Awards. The Covenant Awards will be presented during Verdier 2013 events, a week-long celebration of Augustana’s guiding values and ethics, set for March 18-22.
Juniors Alexandra (Allie) Hjerpe (Hutchinson, Minn.) and Mallory Schulte (Yankton, S.D.) have been named the 2013 Peace Prize Forum Scholars. This summer, the two will spend seven weeks at the University of Oslo’s International Summer School deepening their understanding of issues related to peace, justice, democracy and human rights.
After a chance meeting inside the hallway of Gilbert Science Center last fall, Augustana’s Dr. Jenny Gubbels and alumnus Dan Roesler, class of 1982, are working together to find new ways to fight ovarian cancer.