The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University hosted a free reception on Thursday, Sept. 10, in celebration of its new exhibit expansion initiative, "Voices of the Northern Plains," a dramatic re-visioning of the Center's core museum exhibits.
The 2015-16 academic year has begun and Augustana is excited to welcome new full-time faculty members to campus.
Members of the Augustana Class of 2019 arrived on campus on Sunday. The freshmen come from 18 states and 16 countries around the world.
The new English Language Center on campus will enable more students from around the globe to achieve their dreams of higher education. Once launched in Fall 2016, the Center will serve academically qualified students who need to grow their English language skills before beginning their American college careers.
During the opening celebration on Sept. 1, Augustana will honor 18 rising juniors who have been selected to receive the prestigious Sophomore Honors Award.
On Tuesday, Sept. 1, we will announce that Augustana College will change its name to Augustana University, per action by the Augustana Board of Trustees.
Arriving in Sioux Falls just under a week ago, four Augustana international students have already accomplished a lot. They've gone on field trips around the city and to the Archeodome in Mitchell, South Dakota, had cross-cultural discussions, volunteered at the Bowden Youth Center and met Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether.
This summer, 70 Augustana students conducted research and internships on- and off-campus in the natural sciences.
Augustana is among the recipients of a $14.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support undergraduate research and faculty scholarship in the biomedical sciences.
Augustana Announces New Office of Graduate and Continuing Education, Names South Dakota Native Dr. Jerry Jorgensen Associate VP
In his new role, Jorgensen will provide leadership to Augustana’s existing graduate and continuing education programs and also facilitate the development and implementation of new programming. Working alongside faculty, staff and Augustana’s new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Jorgensen will work to build collaborative educational programming with businesses, healthcare, education and other organizations throughout the region.