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Monthly Archives: October 2009

From tending flocks…to tending phlox

By Betsey Norgard At age 77, Herb Chilstrom ’54 got an offer he couldn’t refuse. The retired ELCA presiding bishop was invited to serve as interim director of the… more >

Advent Vespers keeps growing at 30 years

By Betsey Norgard In 1980, Augsburg Choir director Larry Fleming’s vision for the first Advent Vespers was unlike any other. Among many holiday performances, Augsburg’s program would offer… more >

Campus Kitchen wins youth philanthropy award

By Betsey Norgard Augsburg’s Campus Kitchen program was honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals with the Outstanding Youth Award for 2009 at National Philanthropy Day in Minneapolis in… more >

Whitney Holman—all-around athlete and scholar

By Don Stoner Whitney Holman was an outstanding student both in the classroom and on the athletic fields in multiple sports in high school. She had received notice from many… more >

Augsburg’s first travel to Egypt

By Mohamed Sallam, Director of the Pan-Afrikan Center and instructor in the Departments of Sociology and History As a child, I spent most of my summers in Egypt. When… more >

Two new regents elected to board

The Augsburg Corporation, at its annual meeting in September, elected two new members to the Board of Regents and re-elected six others. Elected to a four-year term on… more >

Ever Cat Fuels opens in Isanti

What began as a student research project in a Science Hall laboratory made another step toward changing how fuel will be produced in the future when Ever Cat Fuels held… more >

Mayor meets with students

After returning from New Zealand last summer, Richmond Appleton ’09 was so enthusiastic that he wrote a letter to Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak. Appleton was in New Zealand for… more >

Augsburg keeps going green

Sustainability Awareness Month September on campus not only included the beginning of fall classes, but a month-long series of events and activities designed to raise awareness and change habits… more >

Making Augsburg Possible

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 With more than 4,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs, Augsburg College strives to create an intentionally diverse and vibrant community by welcoming… more >