Dr. Murray Haar has been named interim vice president for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College. Dr. Haar succeeds Dr. Mark Braun, who was recently named Provost and Dean of the College for Gustavus Adolphus College.
On Saturday, alumni, students, faculty and staff and community members honored 15 decades of history at The Spark, the gala event to celebrate Augustana at 150. The event featured historic photo galleries, an awards ceremony, the premiere of 'Skol! Augustana at 150,' a documentary film, live music and dancing.
Before a crowd of more than 1,200 people, Augustana College honored five area individuals for their efforts to advance humanitarianism, ministry, innovation, leadership and creativity last night at The Spark, the gala event to celebrate the College’s 150th anniversary.
The Augustana Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) took home a Student Classics Award at the annual Minnesota Public Relations Society of America (MPRSA) Classics Awards Ceremony. The win came in the New Media/Technology category for the group's social media campaign.
In an editorial, the Argus Leader, the state's largest newspaper, calls Augustana a "dominant part of Sioux Falls' makeup" and calls the College's reputation "integral to the city's high quality of living and ... one of Sioux Falls' key selling points."
Greenfest, an event organized by Augie Green, will feature lawn games on the Campus Green, bike rides, an environmentally-friendly meal in Morrison Commons and a panel discussion on "How Then Shall We Live: A Well-Rounded Approach to Environmental Living."
Music, poetry, a book sale, a film premiere, numerical strategy and a gala event – it's an exciting week at Augustana College! Join the campus community at the following events this week.
Monique Schmidt, class of 1998, emphasized the power of service at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Friday, April 8. Her presentation, “Reciprocal Transformations: A Discovery of Soul Through Service from Augustana to Africa,” discussed her experiences in Kigali, Rwanda.
The 19-month, non-thesis program is designed for those who hold a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in education and are eligible for licensure. Applications are due by Friday, May 20. Classes will begin on Monday, June 6.
Presented by Augustana Deaf Awareness, "Burst of Sign 2011: In the Spotlight" is a movie and Broadway-themed show featuring songs, skits, jokes, and stories in sign language. The shows will be held Friday and Saturday in Kresge Recital Hall.