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  • Augustana Students Selected for SDMEA Honors Recital

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    The first South Dakota Music Educators Association Conference will be held in Rapid City, SD. Four Augustana students were selected in participate in the Honors Recital of student members of  the National Association for Music Education.

  • Worthington senior wins Covenant Award for Liberal Arts

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    Shannon Cumiskey, a senior from Worthington, MN, is the recipient of the 2009 Augustana Covenant Award for Liberal Arts. The Covenant Award is presented five times each year, one award for each of the College’s five core values.

  • Candidates chosen for Viking Days King and Queen

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    Ten Augustana seniors have been nominated to serve as King and Queen for Viking Days 2009. Coronation will mark the beginning of Viking Days 2009 "There's No Place Like Home" at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, in the Elmen Center.

  • Graduate Nursing Student Wins Award for Safety Project

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    Jill Rye, a graduate student in the Augustana Nursing Department, received an award at the Avera Quality Congress held in Sioux Falls. Rye is the Unit Supervisor for Rehabilitation Services at Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.

  • Tennis Returns to Campus with Dedication of Huether Centre

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    Weather was less than ideal for tennis, but Tuesday’s blustery conditions couldn’t dampen the spirit of those gathered to welcome the sport back to campus. The new facility at 33rd Street and Grange Avenue was completed last month.

  • Second edition of A New South Dakota History published

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    The second edition of the Center for Western Studies’ award-winning state history, A New South Dakota History, has been released. Grants from both the James and Eloise Elmen Foundation and the Robert and Rita Elmen Foundation made publication possible.

  • Media Coverage: Former President of Pakistan at Augustana College

    Thousands gathered at Augustana College Friday night to listen as former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf shared his personal role in the global war on terror and addressed concerns about Pakistan's nuclear assets.

  • KELO-TV: Student to Attend UN Climate Change Conference

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    Jamie Horter's passion is protecting the Earth, ensuring its sustainability and viability. And she's just learned that she's one of only six students in the region chosen to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in December.

  • ‘Violence in the Name of Religion’ Focus of Twin Cities Forum

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    Dr. Murray Haar, Chair of the Department of Religion, Philosophy, and the Classics at Augustana College, is the featured speaker at the Twin Cities Thought Leader Forum on Monday, October 26, in St. Paul, MN.

  • Olson, Odney, Harvey Award Winners Announced

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    Mark Meile, Wendell Elliott , and Pam Gohl will be honored at the 2009 Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet during Viking Days 2009. The Hall of Fame Banquet begins at 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, at the Holiday Inn City Centre in downtown Sioux Falls.