Amos Odenyo came to Augustana from Kenya in 1961 as part of the Kennedy-Mboya Airlift Program. In "Staring at the Nyanza Sun, A Kenyan-American Memoir," his son chronicles his late father's inspirational life.
Augustana is reporting a 30 percent increase in its Summer College enrollment since 2008. This year, 558 students are enrolled in summer classes, up from 430 students two years ago.
The Augustana International Programs Office is seeking Sioux Falls-area families interested in learning about new cultures, languages and traditions to participate in its Host Family and Friendship Family Programs.
Fifty four new students representing 20 countries and five continents will begin their studies at Augustana this fall -- the College's largest-ever incoming class of international students.
“Fubarnomics,” the new book by Dr. Robert W. Wright, Nef Family chair of political economy, tackles conditions like financial bubbles and collapses and probes the dark recesses of economic dysfunction.
Members of the Augustana College and Community Band are back in the U.S. after a two-week concert tour of Greece and Turkey. The Band presented four concerts and performed with native artists.
President Rob Oliver's recent editorial in the Argus Leader emphasizes the need to convey to the young people of our region that they don't need to go away to go far in scientific research.
Augustana College is reporting a 250 percent increase in the number of students enrolled in its anthropology major. This fall, Augustana’s student roster will list 21 anthropology majors.
Tickets are now on sale for “Holiday Jam With the Hegg Brothers,” a musical evening of holiday favorites in St. Paul, Minn., presented by Augustana in celebration of the College’s 150th anniversary.
Four rising juniors have been selected to receive the prestigious Sophomore Honors, an award which recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement at an early stage of their college careers.