When it comes to getting into college, is your ACT or SAT score really the be-all and end-all deciding factor? At Augustana, the answer is no.
That's because students who choose AU want more than just a diploma – they want to be part of a community of learners working to build a better tomorrow. That's why our admission process looks beyond standardized test scores to who you are as a person – how you performed in the classroom and your extracurricular activities, community service and leadership roles.
Members of the Augustana Choir performed with music icon Barry Manilow during the superstar's concert at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, April 6.
The Augustana University Economics Club hosted the Sioux Falls 2016 Market Outlook on Thursday, an event featuring analysis by local commercial real estate experts on municipal and state economies, along with a broader examination of U.S. economy.
A new report by Forbes features the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Augustana University.
Augustana University students and faculty are in San Diego, California, this week presenting their biology research at the Experimental Biology annual meeting, a gathering of more than 14,000 scientists from around the world.
Already published by the fastest-growing sports media brand on the web, SB Nation, senior journalism and psychology double major Ryan Heuer from Fairmont, Minnesota is ready to take on a profession in sports writing - starting with an internship at the Argus Leader this summer.
Dr. M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, Augustana Class of 1958 and distinguished university professor at Case Western Reserve University, will deliver the Commencement Address at the ceremony recognizing the Augustana Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 21, at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Augustana advances to the Elite Eight after winning the program's first NCAA Region Championship. On Tuesday, the No. 1 seed Vikings defeated No. 2 seed Northwest Missouri State University 80-78 in front of 3,221 fans at the Sanford Pentagon in the NCAA Central Region Championship.
Last fall, Augustana's Dr. Drew Alton, associate professor of physics, in partnership with Nancy Weidenbach, Julie Alton, and Leah Howes from Harrisburg North Middle School, received a grant from the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium to bring computer programming, robots and drones to middle school students. On Tuesday, March 15, Harrisburg North eighth graders had their first opportunity to program and fly the drones. KELO-TV reporter Calah Kelley was there to capture the action.