Dr. Duane Matz, 72, who taught history at Augustana College for 30 years, died Monday, August 17, in Minneapolis, Minn. A memorial service will be held in Sioux Falls at a later date.
Follow Augustana Athletic Director Bill Gross as he gives the Argus Leader an inside look at the new Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The stadium will be ready for the Vikings' home opener September 5 against Emporia State.
Brenda Murtha, Augustana Director of Financial Aid, discussed opportunities for prospective and current students who are hurting due to parents facing job losses or a decrease in income during KELO-TV's Money Matters.
Dr. Patrick Hicks, Associate Professor of English/Journalism, is one of only ten artists chosen from North and South Dakota as a recipient of the 2009 Dakota Creative Connections (DCC) Grant from the Bush Foundation.
Jim Bies, Vice President for Student Services and Dean of Students, addresses the threat of the H1N1 flu and how Augustana is preparing to keep students safe and healthy during the upcoming academic year.
Triathlon enthusiast Howard Bich, a 1962 Augustana graduate, picked up the sport 15 years ago after his son, Brian Bich, class of 1989, got involved. Brian is the reigning USA Triathlon Master Triathlete of the Year.
Augustana FRIENDSLink provides young adults with disabilities opportunities for continuing educational and social growth. Until now, the program has been supported by a United Way Community Impact Grant and other assorted grants.
According to The Princeton Review, Augustana is one of the best colleges in the Midwest. The education services company selected Augustana as one of 158 institutions it profiles in its “Best in the Midwest” section of its Web site feature.
This summer, sixty-one Augustana undergraduate and graduate students are participating in research projects on- and off-campus. Participating students are listed, and where available their mentor/advisor, project funding, and where the research is taking place.
Peter Eide, 72, class of 1966, died Tuesday, July 21, 2009, in Scottsdale, AZ, following a lengthy illness. Eide designed the concrete statue of Ole in the Viking Ship that stands today near the center of the Augustana campus.