Yearly Archives: 2012

Patrick Bayle ’12

BY LAURA SWANSON Augsburg offered Patrick Bayle ’12 more than an education—the College gave him confidence to meet and later exceed his goals. “I woke up at 44 years old with a chronic addiction issue, no marketable job skills, and

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Weekend and Evening College celebrates 30th anniversary

BY LAURA SWANSON Augsburg’s Weekend and Evening College for three decades has offered nontraditional undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain their bachelor’s degrees through a schedule that accommodates full-time employment, parenthood, and the countless other time commitments present in an

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Homecoming 2012

During the past few years, the Augsburg Homecoming festivities have expanded beyond the classic class reunions, and this year was no exception. Homecoming 2012 included a reception for recent graduates, a reunion of the famed Cabaret Singers, a new networking

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Augsburg Associates

Augsburg Associates The Augsburg College Associates is a service auxiliary of volunteers including alumni and friends of Augsburg whose mission includes fundraising for special projects and scholarships in support of the College.

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Helping a new Auggie get started

BY WENDI WHEELER ’06 On the first Saturday of the 2012 Weekend and Evening College (WEC) fall term, Tina Prchal seemed as excited and nervous about returning to college as you might expect a new student to be. Tina met

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Auggie Days

City Service Day — September 4, 2012 Every year on the day before fall semester classes begin, first-year and new undergraduate transfer students in the day program participate in City Service Day projects in the neighborhoods surrounding campus.

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Music with a mission

BY LAURA SWANSON Since her graduation from Augsburg College, Sarah Elhardt ’06 has gone from playing piano and French horn arrangements in Hoversten Chapel and Sateren Auditorium to performing experimental, orchestral indie rock at concert venues and music festivals across

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National Society for Experiential Education award

Augsburg College’s commitment to experiential education was recognized for the third time in as many years on October 5 when the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) presented President Paul C. Pribbenow with the 2012 William M. Burke Presidential Award

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Stewardship of space

BY REBECCA JOHN Twenty-three acres. That’s the area of Augsburg’s Minneapolis campus—roughly the size of 21 football fields. As an urban college, Augsburg recognizes that thoughtful stewardship of this finite resource is critical to its success in serving students and

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Calling and purpose: Lutheran higher education in the 21st century

BY LAURA SWANSON As Paul C. Pribbenow enters the seventh year of his presidency at Augsburg College, he believes Lutheran higher education is more relevant than ever before. Pribbenow affirmed this view through a summer sabbatical project in which he

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