Alumnus Honored For Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching

Dr. Gene Hoyme, class of 1972, chief pediatric medical officer for Sanford Children’s Hospital and nationally known expert on clinical genetics and fetal alcohol syndrome, has received the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr., Education Award by the Western Society for Pediatric Research.

Flat Ole Accepts Friend Request No. 500

It's a milestone day for Flat Ole, Flat Stanley’s Norwegian cousin! The one-dimensional world-traveler accepted his 500th friend request on Facebook today. Since his debut in January, Flat has traveled the globe with students, alumni and friends of Augustana College.

Augustana Dance Marathon Raises Money for CMN

Students with the Augustana Dance Marathon took over the Elmen Center on Saturday to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. The funds will help provide research, treatment, equipment and education for children and families at Sanford Children's Hospital.

April 15 Campus Pilgrimage to Offer Reflections, Insights

Students, alumni, faculty and staff and members of the Sioux Falls community are invited to walk in pilgrimage on Friday, April 15, to celebrate the heritage and gifts of the Augustana experience. Beginning at Old Main, originally built in 1889, the pilgrimage will include poetry, song, sacrament, and scientific experiences.

IN THE NEWS: Alumna Helps Children Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Meet Mary Oyos, class of 1983, a clinical nurse specialist and diabetes program manager with the Avera McKennan Diabetes Center. Oyos created the Virtual Nurse Project, a new initiative to help schoolchildren in eastern South Dakota manage their Type 1 diabetes.

Band Concert Set for April 8 at Washington Pavilion

The Spring Concert will feature the Augustana Band, the Augustana Wind Ensemble, the College/Community Band, student soloists Michael King and Joanna Qualm and a guest performance by the Heartland Handbells. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 8, at the Washington Pavilion.

Augustana to Host 'Send-off Celebration' for Tour de Kota

Augustana will host the official check-in festivities for the 2011 Argus Leader Tour de Kota, beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Morrison Commons. The "Send-off Celebration" will feature live music, food and other activities. Students, alumni, friends, faculty and staff are also invited to join “Team Augustana.”

Seven Students to Receive Scholarships April 9

Seven students will receive scholarships honoring their academic achievements and extracurricular involvement at the 47th annual Friends of Augustana and Augustana Women Scholarship Breakfast on April 9.

Braithwaite, Schoen Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Seniors Matt Braithwaite and Dan Schoen have both been awarded the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, given to student-athletes who excel academically and athletically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics competition.