2010 alumni awardees

alumni_awards10Every year Augsburg honors alumni and friends of the College who have contributed to Augsburg or who have made significant accomplishments since their graduation. This year we honor the following (L to R, top row to bottom row):

First Decade Award

Nicolas Thomley, ’06 MBA

Passionate about making a difference in the lives of others, Nicolas Thomley founded Pinnacle Services in 1999 at the age of 19 to provide housing services to people with developmental disabilities. His remarkable energy, creativity, entrepreneurial instinct, and deep-seated desire to serve others have led to his recognition as an industry leader, with his companies serving more than 1,000 disabled individuals and seniors and employing more than 400 people. Continue reading “2010 alumni awardees”

Come to Auggie Night at the Races

auggie_races Free admission. Free food. Free $2 bet.

What’s with all this free stuff? It’s Auggie Night at the Races, a fun-filled evening for Augsburg alumni, faculty, staff, and students at Canterbury Park. Every year since 2005, Curt Sampson, Canterbury’s owner and a former member of the Augsburg Board of Regents, has opened his doors to the Augsburg family for an exciting night of live horse racing. This year’s event will be held Thursday, Aug. 7.

Since its first year, Jack Osberg ’62 of the office of Alumni and Parent Relations has attended Auggie Night at the Races with his family. The event gives Osberg, who coached Augsburg football for 14 seasons, an opportunity to reminisce with former Auggie football players and other athletes and to meet their families. Continue reading “Come to Auggie Night at the Races”