Monthly Archives: July 2009

Summer 2009 Web Extras

SLIDE SHOW: May Commencement SLIDE SHOW: June Commencement

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My Auggie experience

by Wendi Wheeler ’06 Betsy Norell ’10, Music therapy As a first-year student at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., Betsy Norell was majoring in communication studies and singing in the choir. But she had no idea what she wanted to

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Alumni profile—Lewis Nelson ’00

When Lewis Nelson graduated in 2000 he intended to become a high school history teacher. Instead, he spent the next seven years in the middle of history being made. Reading about wars in history classes had instilled a deep sense

Posted in Alumni News

Meet Pat Grans — Augsburg’s volunteer coordinator

For Pat Grans, volunteering is a passion. As the new volunteer coordinator for the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations, she helps Augsburg alumni and friends find opportunities that spark their passions and connect them with the College. Since April,

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Young alumni—we are your voice!

The Young Alumni Council, representing grads from 1999-2009, was formed to advise the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations. The council has met monthly to provide a collective voice in the planning of the monthly Young Alumni Summer Series and

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Eye-Opener Breakfast series

The new Eye-Opener Breakfast series, co-sponsored by the Offices of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Alumni and Constituent Relations, has been a big hit among the College’s professional alumni. The Eye-Opener Breakfast series is designed to meet the needs of

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From the Alumni Board president …

The 2009-2010 Alumni Board (L to R) Bottom-row 1: Joyce Miller ’02, ’05 MAN; Daniel Hickle ’95, president; row 2: Nancy Nordlund ’91, ’07 MAL, secretary; Buffie Blesi ’90, ’97 MAL; John Stadler ’07 MAL, president-elect; row 3: Sharon Engelland

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An accountant or a pastor?

by Cody Warren ’09 Cody Warren was introduced to Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s writing on vocation in the seminar taught by Professor Lori Brandt Hale (see page 29). He developed his research into a departmental honors project, “More Than the V-Word: Dietrich

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Joyce Pfaff ’65

Retiring after 43 years—and still in love with teaching by Wendi Wheeler ’06 It could be said that Joyce Pfaff ’65 loves many things, like biking and running all over the country, sailing in the Caribbean, or hiking in Colorado.

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It takes an Auggie

Scholarships that honor faculty Augsburg faculty support students in many ways. In addition to sharing their knowledge and experience in the classroom, they advise students, help them connect with alumni and others outside the College, and often establish lasting friendships

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