Five Days, Eight Augustana Events

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.

In The News: Schmidt Shares Experiences from Rwanda

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.

Augustana to Offer Online Master’s Degree in Education

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.

Show to Feature Songs, Stories in Sign Language

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. 

Butler to Speak at Augustana Symposium April 9

Dr. Anne M. Butler's discussion, “Placing Nuns Inside the Women's West: Convent Archives and Academic Research,” will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, in Augustana’s Gilbert Science Center, room 100. The event is free and open to the public.

Alumnus to Debut New Film in Sioux Falls

"You Don't Know Bertha Constantine," a film written and directed by Andrew Kightlinger, class of 2008, and starring Dr. Julia Pachoud Bennett, former assistant professor of Theatre, will make its world premiere at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 15, at the Washington Pavilion.

Library Associates to Host Book Sale April 14-15

The Augustana College Library Associates' Books and More Sale is set for April 14-15 at the Center for Western Studies. The sale will feature books, videos, CDs, DVDs and books and videos for children. Proceeds will support the programming of the Augustana Library Associates.

Alumnus Honored For Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

Dr. Gene Hoyme, class of 1972, chief pediatric medical officer for Sanford Children’s Hospital and nationally known expert on clinical genetics and fetal alcohol syndrome, has received the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr., Education Award by the Western Society for Pediatric Research.

Flat Ole Accepts Friend Request No. 500

It's a milestone day for Flat Ole, Flat Stanley’s Norwegian cousin! The one-dimensional world-traveler accepted his 500th friend request on Facebook today. Since his debut in January, Flat has traveled the globe with students, alumni and friends of Augustana College.

Augustana Dance Marathon Raises Money for CMN

Students with the Augustana Dance Marathon took over the Elmen Center on Saturday to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. The funds will help provide research, treatment, equipment and education for children and families at Sanford Children's Hospital.