From Cuba to India, to Guatemala, China and Norway, in January the world will be the classroom for 240 Augustana students who will spend the month engaged in hands-on learning, studying the art, music, history and languages of countries around the globe.
The collaboration with the City of Sioux Falls and Sioux Area Metro (SAM) that allows Augustana students to ride city buses for free will continue for the spring semester. Around 900 people used SAM through this program during the Fall Semester, close to the original goal of 1000 people during the trial run.
Augustana has released its Gratitude Report in celebration of the generosity of our many alumni and friends who invested in Augustana through their charitable giving during the Momentum Augustana Campaign between Aug. 1, 2007, and July 31, 2014.
Megan Raposa ’15 was not always a journalism major, but she can now call herself a professional journalist as she takes on the role of collegiate correspondent for USA Today's Collegiate Correspondent Program.
In a few short weeks, the Augustana Band, led by Dr. Paul Schilf, will embark on a 23-day tour of China. Sixty students will make the journey to perform and participate in a course designed and taught by Dr. John Pennington, professor and co-chair of the music department, about Chinese culture and history.
The Nobel Peace Prize Forum consortium is accepting student applications for two 2015 Peace Scholars, who will be awarded a six-week educational experience in Oslo, Norway, designed to deepen their understanding of issues related to peace, justice, democracy and human rights. The application deadline is Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.
Tips for making year-end, tax-deductible gifts to Augustana.
When Augustana alumna Nancy Erickson '84 was appointed Secretary of the Senate on Jan. 4, 2007, she became only the 32nd person, and sixth woman in history, to serve in that capacity. With her term at a close, she was featured in a USA Today/Argus Leader media story.