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Augustana University to Introduce Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as 24th President
Augustana University will introduce former congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin as its 24th president at a news conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre. The appointment, made by the Augustana Board of Trustees following an extensive national search, marks the first time in Augustana’s 157-year history that a woman will serve as president.
You love Augustana. Now’s your chance to share the love. Help a future Viking experience the Augie magic by making a gift in support of student scholarships on Augustana Giving Day, Thursday, March 2.
Alumna Amanda Christensen Receives Milken Educator Award
South Dakota teacher and alumna Amanda (Metzger) Christensen '11 is the recipient of a $25,000 Milken National Educator Award, recognizing her work furthering excellence in education.
In the News: '65 Grad Retires as Chamber's Chief
The Augustana grad who has led the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce for more than 37 years is retiring. Evan Nolte '65 has served in leadership positions throughout South Dakota and the Midwest.
Alumnus Among Top 40 Under 40 Eye Surgeons Worldwide
Dr. John Berdahl '99 was recently named Top 40 under 40, worldwide, in the field of ophthalmology by Britain's trade journal The Ophthalmologist.
Two Alumni to be Inducted Into South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame
Mel Antonen '79, national Major League Baseball reporter for USA TODAY for 25 seasons, and basketball great Dana (Nielsen) Honner '93 are two of 10 to be inducted into the SD Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.
The Top AU Stories of 2016
As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at the top stories from Augustana University over the last year.
Gift Ideas for the Vikings on Your List
Gifts that give back, gifts that give school spirit and more: We'll help you find AU-inspired gifts to delight everyone on your list.
Students Collecting Christmas Gifts for Teens, Families in Need
In an effort to help those in need this holiday season, Augustana students are collecting gifts for area teens and families through the Salvation Army's Teen Town.
CBS News Lists Augustana as Best in South Dakota
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.
Host an International Student through ELS & Augustana
Augustana University is pleased to partner with ELS Language Centers to offer intensive English programs on campus. ELS is currently seeking host families in Sioux Falls from four weeks to one year.
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Augustana men's basketball opened the 2016-17 season with an exhibition game at Duke University on Friday, Nov. 4.
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Construction Set to Begin on New Student Housing Complex
Construction is set to begin on a new $1.8 million student housing complex, to be located on Summit Avenue across the street from the Madsen Center.
Augustana Introduces New Core Curriculum
Augustana professors are teaching an innovative new Core Curriculum, an endeavor University officials say will further distinguish Augustana as a premier institution of higher education.
Neil deGrasse Tyson to Speak at Boe Forum on Public Affairs
Neil deGrasse Tyson, award-winning astrophysicist, author, and host and narrator of FOX’s "Cosmos," will speak at the Boe Forum on Public Affairs, set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 20. This event is SOLD OUT.
Hundreds Attend Froiland Science Complex Dedication
Nearly 500 alumni, friends and members of the campus community turned out Sept. 23 for the official dedication of the Froiland Science Complex, nearly 50 years to the day of the dedication of Augustana's former science facility, the Gilbert Science Center.
President Rob Oliver to Retire After 25 Years of Service to Augustana
Augustana University President Rob Oliver has announced he will retire on July 31, 2017.
Augustana Reports Highest Enrollment in 26 Years
For Fall 2016, Augustana’s enrollment grew 5 percent from last year, marking the University’s highest enrollment since 1990.
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