On Sunday, June 27, we celebrate the second of our two commencements for 2010, both highlighting this year’s theme of community and civic engagement. For this commencement, a total of 277 undergraduates and 215 master’s degree students are eligible to graduate. This includes 199 weekend and evening students, 66 Rochester students, and 12 students in the partner hospital program, plus graduate students in five programs—10 in the Master of Arts in Education program, 24 in Master of Arts in Leadership, 18 in Master of Arts in Nursing, 112 in Master of Business Administration, and 51 in Master of Social Work. This year’s student representative who will speak on behalf of the Class of 2010 is MAL student Mary Brown. Continue reading “Commencement focuses on civic engagement and building community”
Minneapolis’ Fifth District U.S. Representative Keith Ellison is part of a four-person delegation leaving Jan. 6 for a 5-day visit to Norway to learn about Norwegian culture and Norwegian leadership in areas of peace negotiation, environmental policy, and healthcare issues.
Other members of the delegation include Frankie Shackelford, Augsburg professor of Norwegian and chair of the Languages and Cross-Cultural Studies Department; Jeremy Wells, Augsburg vice president of Institutional Advancement; and Lois Quam, who recently joined Piper Jaffray in the areas of environmental and healthcare investment. Continue reading “Congressman Ellison and Augsburg officials travel to Norway”