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In the News: Augustana Pairs Students with Alumni
Last spring, Augustana initiated a pilot alumni mentoring program with 10 alumni and student pairs. This year, Augustana is expanding this program to include more student/alumni pairings.
Augustana Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees
Augustana University athletics has announced that six individuals have been selected for induction into the Augustana Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 14.
Men's Basketball to Play Exhibition Game at Duke
The Vikings will take on the Blue Devils at historic Cameron Indoor Stadium on Friday, Nov. 4, as Duke University continues its tradition of inviting the previous year's NCAA Division II National Champion to Durham, North Carolina, for an exhibition game.
In the News: CrossFit Games Feature Football Alumnus
Zak Carchedi '15 is competing in the world championship for CrossFit, the CrossFit Games, July 19-24 in California. He spoke with the Argus Leader about what led him to the fitness program's highest level.
2015 Grad Reflects on Teaching Abroad
Last summer,  Leah Hiller '15 flew to the Island of Tobal – a tropical place with no running water, no plumbing and solar-powered electricity – teaching second through eighth graders through an organization called WorldTeach.
Ready to Launch Program to Offer Business Planning Skills for Entrepreneurs
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Augustana University today announced details for Ready to Launch, a new program designed for entrepreneurs who want to learn business planning skills.
In the News: From Internship to a Focus on Innovation in eCare
The Sioux Falls Business Journal's Monday Q&A features Mandy Bell, quality and innovation officer for Avera eCare and 2006 graduate of Augustana University. While she thought she was headed toward an academic calling, Bell's first college internship exposed her to other opportunities.
In the News: 2010 Grad Helps Sioux Falls Grow
The Sioux Falls Business Journal features Michael Anderson, legal counsel at First Dakota Title and 2010 Augustana graduate. He enjoys being part of the city's growth — and cheering for Augustana basketball.
Augustana 2016 Graduates Make Plans for the Future
These new college graduates from the Class of 2016 have big plans. See our photo gallery to find out what our graduates have planned for the future.
McKeown Named New Alumni Association Director
Adrienne (Hoverstadt) McKeown, class of 2000, has been chosen to lead the Augustana University Alumni Association as its new director.
Commencement Speaker: Dr. M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad '58
Dr. M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, Augustana Class of 1958 and distinguished university professor at Case Western Reserve University, will deliver the Commencement Address at the ceremony recognizing the Augustana Class of 2016 on Saturday, May 21, at the Sioux Falls Arena.
Continuing Education Opportunities at Augustana
From our new Faculty Forums to the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy to innovative workshops and summer courses, Augustana University offers many opportunities for life-long learning.
Augustana's CJ Ham Signs Free Agent Contract with Minnesota Vikings
Augustana University senior CJ Ham agreed to a free agent contract with the Minnesota Vikings, the National Football League club announced May 10.
From the Newsroom: Augustana Grad Takes New Role at Washington Post
Kaeti Hinck '07 leads the data team within the graphics department at The Washington Post. We caught up with Hinck to learn more about her career and her Augustana experiences.

Helping to Build Community in NYC: Tricia Halling ’02
Meet Tricia Halling ’02, assistant general counsel at the New York City Housing Development Corporation.
Law in the Capitol: Tyler Coverdale '12
Meet Tyler Coverdale '12, clerk for the South Dakota Supreme Court. We caught up with Coverdale to learn more about his position and his Augustana experiences.
A Voice to Serve: Jen Buyske ‘07
Holding the title of U.S. Navy JAG officer has given Jen Buyske ‘07 the opportunity to serve and advocate for many people all over the world.
The Advocate: Scott Peters '77
On April 20, 1993, Scott Peters ‘77 and his colleague presented their case, Austin v. United States, to the United States Supreme Court and came out after the argument believing they had lost.
A Life of Meaning Abroad: Erik Jensen '77
Meet Erik Jensen, Augustana class of 1977. He’s lived and worked in Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Pakistan and the United States.
Helping Families Find a Fresh Start: JoMarie Alexander '83
She’s spent her career in family law. Meet JoMarie Alexander, Augustana class of 1983.
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