"While I give to my patients, they give back to me. They hold me accountable to my morals and make me the person I want to be. I've held the hands of small babies who have just been born. I've also held the hands of patients as they take their last breath. To be present in these moments is the closest thing to sacred that I've been able to find."
Learn more about Eric Vander Lee, a senior double major in nursing and Spanish, named the 2016 Outstanding Student Nurse of South Dakota.
Augustana University and Sanford Health today announced that Augustana’s new master’s program in genetic counseling has received national accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). The program is recognized as one of only 32 such master’s programs nationwide, and the only one in the Dakotas.
Dr. Susan Hasseler, senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Augustana University, has been named president for Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio.
Augustana alumni and spouses Bob Wendland '10 and Luke Tatge '09 with the help of fellow alumni, friends, current students and professors presented a staged reading of selections from their original musical Salem on Friday, Feb. 26, in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre.
Augustana President Rob Oliver today announced that juniors Rahiwa Mussa (Ababa, Ethiopia) and Jasmin Fosheim (Pierre, South Dakota) have been named the 2016 Augustana Peace Scholars.
Augustana University's Peace Scholars Selection Committee today announced the five finalists for the 2016 Peace Scholarship, a prestigious honor that features a seven-week study at the University of Oslo's International Summer School (ISS) in Norway, June 19 through Aug. 5.
Augustana's Rendezvous on Friday was a chance for returning students and trip leaders to share their study abroad experiences from Fall 2015 and Interim 2016.
In the wake of today’s news that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, Augustana University officials have announced that the Boe Forum on Public Affairs, originally planned for Wednesday, March 9, has been canceled.
Justice Scalia was to have been the featured speaker at the Forum for a discussion on "Whether the U.S. Constitution is a Living Document.”
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Scalia family, the members of the U.S. Supreme Court, and our nation at this difficult time,” said President Rob Oliver.
Augustana sophomore Hannah Norem placed second in the semifinal round of "Jeopardy! College Championship," earning a $10,000 cash prize and priceless memories.
Augustana has released its Gratitude Report in celebration of the generosity of our many alumni and friends who invested in Augustana through their charitable giving between Aug. 1, 2014, and July 31, 2015.