Augsburg celebrates June 2008 graduates

june_commenceOn Sunday, June 29, Augsburg will hold its second commencement ceremony of the year, which will recognize bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates in the Augsburg for Adults undergraduate and graduate programs. Students in Weekend College, Rochester Program, United/Mercy/Unity Hospitals Program, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Leadership, Master in Business Administration, Master of Arts in Nursing, and Master of Social Work programs will be honored in the ceremony. For more information go to www.augsburg.edu/commencement.

The schedule for commencement activities follows: Continue reading “Augsburg celebrates June 2008 graduates”

Commencement, senior gift honor class of 2008

commenceAugsburg is getting ready to celebrate the accomplishments of its 860 students in the Class of 2008 who are eligible to graduate this year at two Commencement Ceremonies — Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, June 29.

On May 3, 364 Day College students and 26 physician assistant studies students

cross campus for the last time as Augsburg students, marching to Melby

Hall through two long lines of faculty, who are cheering them on and

giving out well-deserved high-fives and hugs. For the weekday students

it’s a different scene than the one they remember on that day in September

when they marched as a class for the first time, to the Opening Ceremony,

timidly, through faculty welcoming them to college.  Continue reading “Commencement, senior gift honor class of 2008”

Senior gift honors class of 2008

senior_giftAs the semester comes to a close and we prepare say farewell to our graduating seniors, it is time once again to honor them with a donation to the senior class gift. Past gifts have included support for the Augsburg Fund, the Augsburg sign on top of Mortensen Hall, and the clock tower in the quad.

This year, the senior class gift committee has decided to use the money raised for further improvements and renovations of the new student lounge in the Christensen Center. During the last few weeks of the semester, the committee will be fundraising for the gift. They are inviting support from any interested students, faculty, parents, and alumni who want to honor the class of 2008. Gifts of any amount are welcome. Continue reading “Senior gift honors class of 2008”

The Class of 2008 prepares for a celebration

commenceAugsburg is getting ready to celebrate the accomplishments of its 860 students in the Class of 2008 who are eligible to graduate this year at two Commencement Ceremonies—Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, June 29.

On May 3, 364 Day College students and 26 physician assistant studies students cross campus for the last time as Augsburg students, marching to Melby Hall through two long lines of faculty, who are cheering them on and giving out well-deserved high-fives and hugs. For the weekday students it’s a different scene than the one they remember on that day in September when they marched as a class for the first time, to the Opening Ceremony, timidly, through faculty welcoming them to college.  Continue reading “The Class of 2008 prepares for a celebration”