Augsburg honors two at June commencement

june_commence 1 At the June 29 commencement ceremony Augsburg College will grant honorary degrees to two individuals whose life accomplishments are reflective of this year’s commencement theme — “Global Learning.” Honorary degree candidates are selected from a field of nominees forwarded to the President and approved by the Board of Regents. June honorary degree recipients are:

Koryne E. Horbal

Ambassador Koryne E. Horbal has worked tirelessly throughout her life to empower women around the world and to give voice to their issues. Continue reading “Augsburg honors two at June commencement”

June commencement honors weekend, evening, and graduate students

june_commence 1 On Sunday, June 29, Augsburg will hold its second commencement ceremony of this academic year. This ceremony honors graduates of the undergraduate programs in Minneapolis, United/Mercy/Unity Hospitals, and Rochester as well as the Master’s degree candidates in Education, Leadership, Nursing, Social Work, and Business Administration.

The commencement speaker is Mark S. Hanson ’68, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Prior to his first term as presiding bishop, he was bishop of the Saint Paul Area Synod. Ordained in 1974, he has served three congregations in the Twin Cities. Continue reading “June commencement honors weekend, evening, and graduate students”