Augustana senior Katie Romano, a biology major from Cañon City, Colorado, will serve as the senior speaker for the 2017 commencement exercises, set for Saturday, May 20, at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Augustana senior Chase Marso will attend Harvard Medical School in the fall.
President Rob Oliver, First Lady Angie Oliver and Management Information Systems Director Deb Frederick received Augie Pride Awards at the Augustana Service Awards Presentation and Celebration on Wednesday, April 26.
Augustana hosted an open house for the campus community on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the University’s new Interfaith Reflection Room, located inside Morrison Commons.
Dr. Jennifer Gubbels, associate professor of biology, is the recipient of the 2016-17 Augustana Student Association Faculty Recognition Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana community by a faculty member.
Augustana senior Taylor Yocum, a communication-business and interdepartmental major, reflects on his internship with Mud Mile Communications, a Sioux Falls-based marketing and communications firm specializing in video content.
Senior Taylor Wallace spent January as an intern for the popular TV game show, “The Price is Right.” She landed the position after Lauren (Olsen) Siefer ’05, an Augustana alumna who works for the show, reached out to the University’s Student Success Center for help in recruiting an Augie student to fill the internship. We caught up with Wallace, a business communication and international studies major from Centennial, Colorado, and Siefer, who serves as director of fulfillment for “The Price is Right,” to learn more about their experiences in Hollywood and what it’s like to hear those three magical words: “Come on down!”
Nearly three dozen Augustana alumni surprised retiring Augustana Band Director Dr. Bruce Ammann at his farewell concert Thursday night at the Washington Pavilion. Read more and see photos and video in this Argus Leader feature.
Senior Maria Lavelle has been accepted to NYU’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, the country’s preeminent center for the study of the performing, cinematic and emerging media arts. Learn about her passion for film and storytelling.
Six Augustana students have been awarded Fred C. and J. Marie Christopherson Scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year.