A life-long educator, Margaret Kordsmeyer's Augustana roots run deep. Her grandparents, uncle and mother have ties here. Her family connection, and her passion for education, led Kordsmeyer to leave her estate to the College to fund scholarships for education majors. Learn more.
Dr. Jeffrey Miller, associate professor of English and Journalism and director of Civitas, is the recipient of the 2013-2014 Augustana Student Association Faculty Recognition Award. The award recognizes outstanding teaching and contributions to the Augustana Community by a faculty member.
"This interdisciplinary minor combines textbook theory with real-world practice, teaching the fundamentals of market analysis, financial statements, funding sources, leadership and team building," said Shelly Gardner, assistant professor of Business Administration.
More than 400 endowed and annual scholarship recipients and scholarship donors came together on Sunday to celebrate "achievement and gratitude" at the 62nd annual Scholarship Event, held on campus.
In recognition of their volunteer efforts on campus, and in support of a small community health clinic in the village of San Jose, Guatemala, seniors Abby Waylander and Anna Bahnson were named recipients of the 2014 Covenant Award for Service during Friday's final segment of Verdier 2014.
Senior Elise Sperling, a native of Moorhead, Minn., was recognized for her commitment to Augustana’s core value of Community during Thursday’s segment of Verdier 2014, the annual campus celebration of the College's core values.
Augustana honored senior Andrew Paulson, a secondary instrumental music education major from Jackson, Minn., with a Covenant Award on Wednesday. The award was given in recognition of his commitment to Augustana’s core value of Excellence.
Augustana recognized senior Crystal Ortbahn, an English major from Pierre, S.D., for her exemplary commitment to the Liberal Arts during Tuesday’s segment of Verdier 2014, the week-long celebration of the College's five core values.
Allie Hjerpe, a senior English and journalism major from Hutchinson, Minn., was recognized for her commitment to Christian faith during Monday’s Verdier 2014 ceremony, part of a week-long celebration of Augustana's core values.
Thirty-three students were recognized earlier today as nominees for the 2014 Augustana Covenant Awards. The Covenant Awards will be presented during Verdier 2014, a week-long celebration of Augustana’s guiding values and ethics, set for March 31 - April 4.