Yearly Archives: 2012

Sharon Wade ’08

BY LAURA SWANSON When Sharon Wade ’08 went back to school in 2000 through the Augsburg Weekend and Evening College, she took steps to balance her schedule so that she could meet the requirements of full-time employment, fulfill the commitments

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Matt Van Zant ’08

BY LAURA SWANSON For Matt Van Zant ’06 MBA ’08, the decision to go back to school wasn’t easy, but it was simple. In 2001, Van Zant was employed in the information technology (IT) industry. IT, at that time, was

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Stewardship of place and people

The Augsburg College mission statement says that Augsburg “educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.” These aspirations for our students require that all of us who are part of the Augsburg community consider how

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Jennifer Weber ’11

Student stories from Weekend and Evening College celebrates 30th anniversary BY LAURA SWANSON Jennifer Weber ’11 It’s uncommon for an incoming student to visit every college and university within a five-state area before determining that Augsburg is the perfect fit.

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James “Bubba” Chambers ’07

Student stories from Weekend and Evening College celebrates 30th anniversary BY LAURA SWANSON James “Bubba” Chambers ’07 sums up his typical workday in one word—“busy.” And that, he says, is exactly how he wants to spend his time. As an

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Karen Hartz ’05

BY LAURA SWANSON Karen Hartz ’05 enrolled in Augsburg’s Weekend and Evening College because earning a college degree was her lifelong goal. “I was missing something,” Hartz said. “I knew that I had excelled in my career, but I wanted

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Master of Arts in Leadership celebrates history with a look toward the future

BY WENDI WHEELER ’06 The Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL) program celebrated its 25th anniversary in late September. The milestone was an opportunity to acknowledge the healthy and long success of the program and to look toward the future

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The first in her family

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Blue ribbons and gold medals. These are what we normally associate with being “first.” But for Andrena Murphy ’15, being first—the first in her family to go to college—meant making new connections, proactively seeking advice, and

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Web extras – Summer 2012

Photo galleries from the 2011 convocation series Christensen Symposium Humanities and Fine Arts Convocation Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Center for Counseling and Health Promotion Convocation Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Lecture

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Scoring in science and hockey

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 Balancing academics and athletics can be demanding for college student-athletes. For Brandon Bukowski ’12, a double major in biology and chemistry with his sights set on medical school, managing academics and a hockey schedule was challenging.

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