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  • ‘Dig Pink’ Volleyball Match Fights Breast Cancer

    Augustana’s volleyball team is hosting a “Dig Pink” event when it entertains the University of Minnesota, Crookston in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match on Saturday, October 10, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

  • Piece Premiered by Northlanders Jazz Band Earns Award

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    A piece premiered by Augustana’s Northlanders Jazz Band, has received an “Editor’s Choice Award” from J.W. Pepper, the world’s largest retailer of sheet music. “Off The Hook” is the Northlanders’ eighth commission in the last nine years.

  • Five to join Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame

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    Five athletes representing different sports will be inducted into the Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame during Viking Days 2009.The Hall of Fame Banquet begins at 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, at the Holiday Inn City Centre in downtown Sioux Falls.

  • Augustana Theatre Presents the 2009 New Works Bash

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    Augustana Theatre announces the New Works Bash, an exciting opportunity for playwrights to share their latest work with an audience at an early stage in the play’s development. The three-day event starts Sunday, September 27.

  • Record Number of Season Tickets Sold for 2009 Augustana Football Season

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    Augustana College officials announced today that the Vikings have sold a record 2,064 season tickets for the 2009 football season. This figure is 543 more than the previous high of 1,521 season tickets, sold in 2008.

  • Augustana Opens 2009-10 Academic Year with Enrollment Increase

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    Another large first-year class and a high freshman-sophomore retention rate contributed to an enrollment increase at Augustana College.The total headcount for fall 2009 is 1,795 compared to 1,754 students a year ago.

  • Wall Street Journal Cites Augustana Value

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    Bob Preloger, Augustana Vice President for Marketing & Communications, was recently interviewed by The Wall Street Journal concerning the College's value proposition and the campaign to share this information with the general public.

  • KAUR To Be Broadcasting MPR

    As of September 15th, Augustana's radio station, KAUR (89.1 FM), will be broadcasting Minnesota Public Radio news and information.  The College will continue to own the station while MPR will provide day-to-day programming, operations and maintenance.

  • Augustana Hosting Healthcare and Spirituality Discussion

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    Augustana College is hosting a healthcare and spirituality discussion on Friday, September 11, at noon in the Morrison Commons 3-in-1 room. The discussion, organized by Dr. Ann Pederson, Professor of Religion at Augustana, is open to the public.

  • Camaldolese Monk Brings Contemplative Message in Word and Song

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    Cyprian Consiglio, a Camaldolese monk, musician, and teacher, is bringing a “Universal Call to Contemplation” message to Augustana College September 13-17. “Compassionate and Wise” is the overall theme for Consiglio’s visit.