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Augustana Senior Earns National FFA Award

Augustana University senior Liz Renner has received a national award by the FFA.

Augustana senior Liz Renner, a biology and Spanish double major from Crooks, South Dakota, was named the 2016 American Star in Agriscience last week at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Renner is one of only four students nationwide to receive an American Star award, the FFA's most prestigious honor in recognition of students who demonstrate outstanding agricultural skills and competencies.

Augustana Honors Four Alumni Over Viking Days 2016

2016 Augustana Alumni Achievement Award Recipients

Four Augustana alumni were honored during Viking Days 2016 for outstanding contributions to their fields of endeavor and for exemplifying the University’s values of Christian faith, excellence, the liberal arts, community and service.

Augustana Celebrates Alumni in the Arts

PVA Hall of Fame Inductees

Five former student artists who excelled in their chosen artistic field were the first inductees in the Augustana Arts Hall of Fame. The honors were presented during Viking Days 2016.

VanEssen, Romano Crowned Viking Days King and Queen

Augustana University's Viking Days King and Queen Mason VanEssen and Katie Romano.

Mason VanEssen (Tracy, Minnesota) and Katie Romano (Canon City, Colorado) were crowned Viking Days 2016 King and Queen at Coronation on Monday, Oct. 10. Viking Days continues throughout the week.

In the News: 'Entrepreneurial Mindset In Demand'

Read the Sioux Falls Business Journal feature on the entrepreneurial mindset, featuring interviews with Augustana's Shelly Gardner, assistant professor of business administration, and Dr. Pam Homan, executive director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Hundreds Attend Froiland Science Complex Dedication

Augustana University dedicates the new Froiland Science Complex.

Nearly 500 alumni, friends and members of the campus community — including retired faculty members — turned out on Friday, Sept. 23, for the official dedication of the Froiland Science Complex. The event was held nearly 50 years to the day of the dedication of Augustana's former science facility, the Gilbert Science Center.

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