Monthly Archives: July 2012

Honoring our retired faculty

Augsburg College celebrated the accomplishments and dedication of faculty during the spring Faculty Recognition Luncheon and formally thanked 10 faculty for their service. Below are brief biographies of those who finished their careers as Auggies. The group contributed more than

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Commencement 2012

Address by David Mathews, honorary degree recipient July 1, 2012 Minneapolis, Minnesota © David Mathews I appreciate the opportunity to give your commencement address. It is an honor to be a part of an occasion that’s so meaningful to so

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Speaking of money

By Rebecca John, Stephanie Weiss, and Wendi Wheeler ’06 It’s scary. Students don’t like it. Parents don’t like it. But for any family with a student in college, money matters, and talking openly about finances is a critical part of

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The economics of education

By Rebecca John A BUBBLE. AN ERUPTION. AN EXPLOSION. These are just some of the words used in news reports this year to describe college costs and higher education loan debt. While these headlines may grab attention, they unfortunately are

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Gage Center for Student Success

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Who comes to the Gage Center for Student Success and the Groves Technology Center? At one time or another, nearly every student at Augsburg does. I have to write a paper. I’m here to use the

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