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Augustana Senior Named Schwarzman Scholar

Augustana University senior Kofi Gunu is a Schwarzman Scholar

Augustana senior Kofi Gunu, a political science and economics double major from Tamale, Ghana, has been named a 2018 Schwarzman Scholar, a prestigious honor that will support his master’s degree study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

CBS News Lists Augustana as Best in South Dakota

The Administration building at Augustana University

Augustana University is the best college in the state of South Dakota, according to an article on cbsnews.com using an analysis by Niche, a Pennsylvania-based data analytics website that reviews and ranks schools, colleges and neighborhoods.

Eight Students Inducted to Religion Studies Honor Society

Theta Alpha Kappa national honor society

Augustana's chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa (TAK) inducted eight new members this fall. They joined current members and TAK co-presidents Lizzie Davis '17 (Sioux Falls) and Austin Krohnke '18 (Waukee, Iowa) in an induction ceremony and dinner with Rev. Dr. Monica Coleman.

Freshman Places Third in National Ag Communications Competition

Trey Waldrop, an Augustana University freshman, placed No. 3 in a national ag communications competition through the FFA.

Trey Waldrop, a freshman from Miller, South Dakota, took third place in the National FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event held in conjunction with the national FFA Convention and Expo last month in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Success Center Director Earns Fulbright to Study International Learning

Billie Streufert is the executive director of Augustana's Student Success Center.

Billie Streufert, executive director of Augustana’s Student Success Center, earned a Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminar Award this fall and recently returned from an intensive, two-week study in Germany where she examined the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries.

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