Saturday was a special graduation for one Augustana student, in particular. Chris Johnson has cerebral palsy. On Saturday, he graduated from Augustana with a double major in English and French.
Four members of Augustana’s faculty were recognized for outstanding achievement at the 2010 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 22, at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Tim Gerszewski, who has served as assistant athletic communications director at Southwest Minnesota State University since 2008, has been appointed Sports Information Director.
Augustana juniors Trent Anderson (Lake Benton, MN) and Erika Jacobson (Lennox, SD) are recipients of The Ralph and Susie Wagoner Student-Faculty Research Awards for 2010-2011.
As the academic year comes to an end, the Department of Modern Foreign Languages announces multiple academic achievement awards and inductions into student honor societies.
Three Augustana students participated in the 2010 Mathematical Contest in Modeling, competing against 2,254 teams representing institutions from 14 countries. The contest was primarily an online competition.
Ann Hollander Hanson-Hobot, class of 1985, is the recipient of a 2010 Teacher Outstanding Performance (TOP) Award from the Anoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota.
Three hundred and twenty-nine students will participate in the ceremony beginning at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Sioux Falls Arena. In addition to the conferring of degrees, four faculty awards will be presented.
Augustana students are behind a new report, coming out next week, surrounding the Sioux Empire Fair. KDLT spoke with students involved and their professor Dr. Marcia Entwistle about the study.
Dr. Ann Pederson, Professor of Religion, received the Augustana Student Association Faculty Recognition Award for her outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana community.