GOLD Advisory Council

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The voice of Augustana's young alumni. The Augustana GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Advisory Council exists to advise and support Augustana on ways to encourage, develop, grow, and sustain involvement and participation from young alumni.

Council members advise the Augustana Office of Alumni Relations on event, promotional and philanthropic ideas, as well as other areas that are of concern to their peers. GOLD hosts social, networking and community service events throughout the year.

The GOLD Advisory Council consists of graduates from the last 10 years and meets on campus twice a year, usually in April and October. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about the council, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or 605.274.4404, or fill out a GOLD Interest Form.

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Alumni Bring Adventure Stories to City
For Rob and Robyn (Clemensen) Green, both class of 2011, a love of travel and adventure led the pair to bring together a group of fellow adventure seekers for an evening of Adventure Stories in downtown Sioux Falls.
From S.F. to S.F. (Sioux Falls to San Francisco)
After an internship at a museum on campus, Sebastian Forbush, Augustana class of 2014, landed a position at the San Francisco 49ers Museum.
From Business Major to Fashion Entrepreneur
Tyler Hayzlett, class of 2010, has launched a national clothing line around the “South Dakota brand.”
In the News: Thompson Brothers Pursue Visions
Blake Thompson '10 and Joel Thompson '11 are starting up new businesses. They share their visions for Fernson Brewing Co. and EyeBrain Medical in this Sioux Falls Business Journal story.
In the News: Career at Raven Started Early for Young Alum
An internship at Raven Industries led to Steven Tims '11 getting hired there before his senior year at Augustana. He's now director of information technology.