Monthly Archives: July 2009

College mourns the death of Gracia Christensen

by Betsey Norgard Lilly Gracia Christensen, professor emerita of English and widow of Bernhard M. Christensen ’22, ’25 Sem, Augsburg’s fifth president, died in St. Paul on April 21 at the age of 97. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and

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Roberta Kagin is doubly honored

Roberta Kagin,director of the music therapy program, was honored in May for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Music Therapy by the Department of Music Education and Therapy at Temple University. She has been pursuing her doctoral degree in music

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Center for Democracy and Citizenship moves to Augsburg

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Recent veterans gain big tuition benefits

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Advent Vespers adds a fifth service

Advent Vespers celebrates 30 years this year—and has grown so much that a fifth service is being added on Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available beginning November 1. Advent Vespers 2009 Friday, Dec. 4, at 5 and 8

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Honored for distinguished teaching and learning

The Center for Teaching and Learning annually recognizes exemplary work by faculty and staff in support of teaching and learning at Augsburg College. Awards are based on evidence of student learning and student satisfaction provided by students, colleagues, and documentation.

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Focus on faculty: Tracy Bibelnieks

by Wendi Wheeler ’06 In high school, Tracy Bibelnieks played the alto saxophone. At Arrowhead Music Camp near Duluth, Minn., she met Miles “Mity” Johnson, celebrated conductor of the St. Olaf College band. “We were in rehearsal,” she recalls, “and

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Focus on faculty: Bill Green

by Jeff Shelman Much has changed at Augsburg since the last time Bill Green taught a history class. Paul Pribbenow began his work as Augsburg’s president. The Oren Gateway Center was completed and opened. The school has expanded offerings in

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Focus on faculty: Joyce Miller ’02, ’05 MAN

by Betsey Norgard Joyce Miller considers herself a nursing “pioneer” at Augsburg. She was in the first group of nurses in the bachelor degree completion program in Rochester in 1998. Then she was in the first group of nurses to

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Auggies on stage

For most of the year, we see Auggie student-athletes on the field, on the court, or on the ice where they display their tenacity and strength. And we see them on campus, learning in the classroom, or volunteering in the

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