The Sun Current newspaper recently covered Augsburg Choir’s performance with Barry Manilow at the singer’s Xcel Energy Center concert on April 7. The article notes that Eden Prairie High School graduate Kaia Markovich ’17 was one of 30 choir members who joined Manilow on stage for his encore. Markovich is a chemistry major who sings alto in the choir.
David Lapakko, associate professor of communication studies, was crowned “America’s Greatest Thinker” at the 23rd annual Great American Think-Off held in New York Mills, Minnesota, in mid-June.
This year’s debate question was, “Does Technology Free Us or Trap Us?” and Lapakko argued for the liberating qualities of technology as he took home the prize.
Augsburg College alumnus Michael Howard ’05 is celebrating a busy January complete with the potential to become a city council member and a father on the same day. This month, Howard will be sworn in as the replacement for a Richfield (Minn.) City Council member, and this event coincides with the due date for his first child.
Augsburg College alumnus Michael Howard ’05, who currently serves as communications director for the Minnesota House DFL caucus, will run for a position on the Richfield City Council, according to a Sun Current news brief.