Augustana honored senior Andrew Paulson, a secondary instrumental music education major from Jackson, Minn., with a Covenant Award on Wednesday. The award was given in recognition of his commitment to Augustana’s core value of Excellence.
Augustana recognized senior Crystal Ortbahn, an English major from Pierre, S.D., for her exemplary commitment to the Liberal Arts during Tuesday’s segment of Verdier 2014, the week-long celebration of the College's five core values.
Allie Hjerpe, a senior English and journalism major from Hutchinson, Minn., was recognized for her commitment to Christian faith during Monday’s Verdier 2014 ceremony, part of a week-long celebration of Augustana's core values.
Thirty-three students were recognized earlier today as nominees for the 2014 Augustana Covenant Awards. The Covenant Awards will be presented during Verdier 2014, a week-long celebration of Augustana’s guiding values and ethics, set for March 31 - April 4.
Someone once said it’s impossible to think about tomorrow without reflecting on yesterday. As Augustana shares its plans for the future Froiland Science Complex, this issue of the magazine features individuals who have the wisdom to reflect on the past and the present. Among others, we’ll introduce you to Dr. Rayburn Skoglund '59, Dr. Gene Hoyme '72, and Bill Gross '73.
"His passion for the student-athlete experience, combined with his management skill, documented record of fundraising success with alumni and donors of all ages, and his deep knowledge of Sioux Falls and this region make him perfectly suited for this important role," President Rob Oliver said today of Slade Larscheid, Augustana's new director of athletics.
Last weekend, Augustana Nursing students and faculty hosted the Nurses Student Association of South Dakota annual convention in downtown Sioux Falls.The two-day conference focused on what it called the "waves of change" hitting the American healthcare system and the the "oceans of opportunity" those changes will provide professional nurses in the healthcare setting.
Dr. Leigh Vicens, assistant professor of philosophy, was recently awarded one of three research fellowships by the University of Notre Dame's Center for Philosophy of Religion. At Augustana, Vicens teaches courses on critical thinking, philosophy of religion, contemporary moral issues, and free will and moral responsibility.
The Professors' Best Lecture Series is "designed to engage professors of various disciplines in faith-based conversations about how faith influences their practice." On Monday, April 14, Dr. Corey Conover (History) will discuss "How Best to Love God: A Guide From History" at 3 p.m. in the 3-in-1 Room, Morrison Commons.
The 16-month, post-baccalaureate program is a full-time plan of study designed for students who have a college degree and have completed the prerequisite courses. Applications for the first cohort, which will begin in the fall, are due by Tuesday, April 15.