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.
Brady Holm, an Art and Communication Studies major, is the recipient of the Augustana Covenant Award for Service. Each week Holm devotes 10 hours to Journey of Healing in the Arts at the Sanford Cancer Center.
Dr. Julia Bennett, associate professor of theatre, is an actor, director and 'dreamer.' Bennett is leaving Augustana after 21 years, but is also leaving a legacy as a wonderful talent and influential teacher.
After leading for the majority of the tournament, the Augustana women's golf team has won the NCAA Super Region 3 Championship in Lake City, MN. Three Vikings finished in the top 10 individually.
Mary Moline, office coordinator for the Nursing Department, is the recipient of the 2010 “Augie Pride” Award, an annual award recognizing exceptional service by an Augustana employee.
Zachary Ludens received the $250 Augustana Library Associates Research Award, given in recognition of outstanding achievement in research methodology and writing.
Dr. Michael Wanous, associate professor of biology and faculty member at Augustana College since 1997, has been appointed Associate Academic Dean. He is currently serving as chair of the Natural Science Division.
While speaking at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum on Friday, April 23, Laurel Prieb '77 received the Augustana Alumni Achievement Award. Prieb is the Vice President of Western Operations for Major League Baseball.