Augustana has a new major! It's called American Studies, an interdisciplinary major drawing from departments including government, English, history, music and sociology. Read on to learn more.
Seniors Lance Shaull and Rachel Bjork were crowned Viking Days King and Queen at Coronation on Monday.
This summer, more than 60 Augustana students conducted research on- and off-campus in the natural sciences. They shared their findings with the rest of the college at the undergraduate summer research poster session.
The countdown to Viking Days 2014 officially kicked into high gear Monday, Sept. 15, with the announcement of the Royal Court.
By building a foundation in the liberal arts, Augustana students learn to think critically, communicate effectively and develop global solutions — key skills today's employers are seeking. Augustana's Dr. Susan Hasseler (Academic Affairs), Dr. Ann Pederson (Religion) and rising filmmaker Andrew Kightlinger '08 talked about the significance of a liberal arts core with Argus Leader reporter Steve Young.
Dr. Donald Sneen, professor emeritus of religion, passed away on Friday, Sept. 5, in Sioux Falls. Sneen served Augustana in the religion department for 33 years from 1962-1995 and authored four books during his career, including the history of Augustana College titled, 'Through Trials and Triumphs: A History of Augustana College.' A memorial service will take place at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.
U.S. News ranked Augustana No. 3 among the "Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest" and gave the College high marks on its analysis of schools of "Best Value" colleges and universities.
Through a new collaboration with the City of Sioux Falls and Sioux Area Metro (SAM), Augustana students, faculty and staff now have a new, cost-free and environmentally friendly way to travel around Sioux Falls.
We followed first-year students and their Viking Guides as they moved into Bergsaker and Solberg Halls on Sunday, Aug. 31. See #AugieMoveIn Day in images and tweets.