Theatre Production Raises Awareness About Domestic Violence

To benefit the Children's Inn, the Augustana Theatre Company will make fleece blankets prior to the Sept. 23 performance of "A Lie of the Mind," a play by Sam Shepard that explores domestic violence. Audience members can also bring donations of new children’s pajamas and new or gently used teddy bears to the Sept. 24 performance.

Forum to Discuss Energy Revolution

Doug Berven, class of 1991 and vice president of Corporate Affairs for POET, will discuss “Revolutionizing Energy” at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum, set for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, at CJ Callaway’s Event Center.

FREEDOM Film Tour Making Stop at Augustana Sept. 19

The FREEDOM Film Tour, featuring a documentary on alternative fuels and a full size, ethanol-burning, solar-panel-covered bus will roll through campus on Monday, Sept. 19. The FREEDOM Bus will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside of Morrison Commons. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. in Kresge. Both are free and open to the public.

Exhibit to Commemorate 10-Year Anniversary of 9-11

“Words of Art: Remembering 9-11,” an interactive memorial exhibition of written reflections and musings in commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, will be on display in the Siverson Lounge from September 11 through October 16.

Class of 2015 Arrives on Campus

On Sunday morning, an estimated 431 new freshmen from all over the globe arrived on campus. As they begin the process of unpacking plastic tubs and laundry baskets, unrolling rolls of carpet, and filling their mini refrigerators, we're excited to say, welcome to Augustana College, Class of 2015!

Memorial for Dianne Hammrich Set for Sept. 1

A memorial for Dianne Hammrich, former administrative assistant to the Academic Dean, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1. "Dianne was a person who cared deeply about Augustana and we will miss her," said Dr. Murray Haar, senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College.

College and Community Orchestra Accepting New Members

Calling all orchestra players! The historic Augustana College-Community Orchestra, directed by Dr. Christopher Stanichar, is now accepting community and student members for the 2011-2012 season. The first rehearsal will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11.

In the News: RAs Get Hands-On Fire Safety Training

On Monday, 45 Augustana resident assistants learned about general fire safety, received training on fire extinguishing, witnessed a live fire demonstration and took part in an evacuation drill during Sioux Falls Fire Rescue's Campus Fire Safety Education day.

Ceremony to Open New Academic Year

Augustana will mark the beginning of the 2011-2012 academic year during its Opening Convocation at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Elmen Center. The ceremony will feature a keynote address by Dr. Jetty Duffy-Matzner, associate professor of Chemistry.