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Alumnus Cited by USD Student Bar Association

Richard Gregerson, Augustana class of 1957, received the 2009 Marshall M. McKusick Award from the University of South Dakota Student Bar Association during the annual meeting of the State Bar of South Dakota in Sioux Falls.

KELO-TV: Yellow Ribbon Grant Pays $18,000

A new grant program will provide thousands of dollars for veterans working toward a degree in higher education. It's called the Yellow Ribbon Program, and at Augustana, those who qualify will receive up to $18,000 dollars for one year of tuition costs.

Alumnus Receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching

David Ireland, class of 1981, is the recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest recognition that a K-12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.

Augustana Joins Program to Help Veterans Attend College

Augustana College once again is reaching out to military veterans looking to advance their education. Brenda Murtha, Director of Financial Aid, said the College has joined the Yellow Ribbon Program, a federal effort to help military veterans attend college.

Alumna Receives Fulbright to Study in Germany

Nora Johnson, a 2005 Augustana graduate and currently a graduate student in physics at Kansas State University, has been awarded a 2009 Fulbright Scholarship to study at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany.

Four Students Chosen for Sophomore Honors

Four Augustana students have been selected to receive sophomore honors. Sophomore Honors recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at an early stage of their college career.

Argus Leader: Dr. Adrien Hannus to be Featured on PBS

A nationwide television series set to air Wednesday features Augustana Professor Dr. Adrien Hannus at five historic U.S. archaeological sites, including travels to North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Utah and South Dakota.

South Dakota Magazine: A Teacher's Life

Bernie Hunhoff of South Dakota Magazine honors Art Huseboe, who recently retired as Executive Director of the Center for Western Studies. Hunhoff says of Huseboe, "Every once in awhile we run into people who should be better-known. Art Huseboe is one of those fellows."

Alumnus Earns Outstanding Teacher Award

Don Lee '81, professor at the University of Nebraska's Department of Agronomy and Horticulture in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, is a recipient of the University's Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award.

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