Class of 2015 Celebrates Commencement

They are tomorrow's doctors, nurses, teachers, artists, innovators, entrepreneurs, pastors and leaders – more than 400 change-makers and problem-solvers from throughout the U.S. and around the world who together make up the Augustana Class of 2015. On Saturday, they celebrated their accomplishments at Commencement.

Dr. Christopher Unger Named Director of Bands at Augustana

Christopher Unger

Augustana today announced that Dr. Christopher Unger has been named assistant professor of music and director of bands. In his new role, Unger will serve as only the fifth director of the acclaimed Augustana Band, which made its debut on campus in 1931.

Dual-Degree Engineering Program Gives Student the Best of Two Educations

When searching for colleges from his hometown in Sri Lanka, Augustana junior Madhushan (Madhu)Tennakoon wanted two things: a liberal arts institution and a strong engineering program. Now, he's prepared to take the next step in the 3+2 Dual-Degree Engineering Program and finish his degree at the University of Minnesota.

Augustana Claims Third NSIC/US Bank All-Sports Award

Ole the Viking

Augustana is the top athletics program in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for the third time in the last six years. Augustana earned the 2014-15 NSIC/US Bank All-Sports Award with 184 points, the conference office announced Tuesday.

President Oliver Recognizes Graduating Student-Athletes from Visiting Schools

Softball Grads

With schools hosting NCAA tournaments during other's would-be commencement weekends, a new tradition has risen. Like other schools have done in recent years, Augustana recognized graduating student-athletes who were missing their graduation ceremonies in order to play in the 2015 NCAA Central Region Softball Tournament. 



Augustana Recognizes Faculty Publications from the Past Year

publication reception

Mikkelsen Library honored 35 faculty members with a reception Tuesday, May 5, recognizing faculty who have published an article, book chapter, book, or have produced a work of music, drama, or art between May 2014 and April 2015.

Commencement 2015 Set for Saturday, May 23

Commencement 2015

Augustana today announced that 376 students will participate in the commencement ceremony honoring the Class of 2015, set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, at the Sioux Falls Arena. Doors will open at 1 p.m. for seating. An additional 55 students will graduate in absentia for a total class of 431 graduates.