Advisory: Private College Commencement Season Kicks Off May 2-3 at Augsburg

The first commencement celebrations of Minnesota’s private colleges takes place the weekend of May 2-3 at Augsburg College. Ceremonies for traditional day undergraduates are May 2 and for students of the adult undergraduate, Rochester, and nursing programs and students from eight graduate programs, on May 3. The schedules and details about media photo opportunities are below.

May 2: Traditional Day Undergraduate Program

11:15 a.m. Student Line Up

Students of the traditional day undergraduate program line up outside Christensen Center (425 students). Nearly 30 percent of students eligible to graduate in the Class of 2015 are persons of color.

12:30 p.m. – Student Processional to Si Melby

Group proceeds, led by drummer, from Christensen Center down South 7-1/2 Street to Si Melby Hall. Faculty, in academic dress, line the streets and clap as students pass. (Photo Opp)

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Class of 2015 feeds the pig

feedthepigDuring this spring’s student philanthropy week, Augsburg students saved their pennies—and maybe a few 1 and 5 dollar bills—to support The Augsburg Fund and to learn about the importance of giving back.

This year, the Class of 2015 had the most donors in the Feed the Pig campaign. On April 10, members of the winning class celebrated their victory by enjoying a party at Augsburg House with President Pribbenow and his family, courtesy of The Augsburg Fund. Continue reading “Class of 2015 feeds the pig”

SOAR welcomes new Auggies and families

soarThis week the Augsburg College campus will welcome new Auggies and their families to campus for SOAR—student orientation and registration. Members of the class of 2015 will attend this overnight experience to meet each other and learn (almost) everything they need to know before their first day of fall classes. SOAR student and parent sessions are July 22-28.

The student program includes a “town hall” meeting with President Pribbenow, learning about academic success, connecting with campus organizations and academic departments at the “showcase,” receiving their fall class schedules, and an introduction to technology resources as well as public safety. Continue reading “SOAR welcomes new Auggies and families”