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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Celebrating student success

Scholarships and fellowships Augsburg students earned a range of prestigious accolades during spring semester. Some of the awards include the following: FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS: Kayla Johnson ’13 and Emily Jensen ’08… more >

Strommen Executive Speaker Series

Augsburg College welcomed HealthPartners CEO Mary K. Brainerd, a national leader known for her business acumen and unwavering commitment to the community, as a featured presenter in the Clair and… more >

Augsburg welcomes new Provost/Chief Academic Officer

In July, Augsburg College welcomed Karen L. Kaivola as provost and chief academic officer. Kaivola serves in a key leadership position as the second in command to Augsburg College President… more >

Convocation Series 2012-13

The Koryne Horbal Lecture in April featured Gloria Steinem, a prominent spokesperson for women’s issues. Steinem has traveled the globe speaking on the topic of women’s equality, has… more >

Honoring our retired faculty

Marilyn Pearson Florian ’76, assistant professor of health, physical education, and exercise science, joined the College in 1980. She received a master’s from St. Cloud State University. Along with… more >

Minnesota Campus Compact

The 2013 Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards recognized leaders on the Augsburg campus and in the College’s surrounding community. The Presidents’ Civic Engagement Steward Award went to Augsburg’s… more >

Ensembles perform throughout Turkey

The Augsburg College Concert Band and Augsburg Jazz delivered their annual Bon Voyage Performance the day before May Commencement. The two groups then went on an international tour to perform… more >

High-demand track added to doctoral nursing program

The Augsburg College Nursing Department added an innovative, accredited, and high-demand track to its Doctor of Nursing Practice program to respond to the evolving needs of nurses, communities, and… more >

State grant program

Augsburg Day at the Capitol, held in March, gave students a voice in the important debate surrounding the Minnesota State Grant program. Patrick DuSchane ’13, Augsburg’s former day student… more >

Urban Debate League

The Minneapolis Public School District committed to provide Minnesota Urban Debate League (MNUDL), with funding of $100,000 over a two-year period. The funding, combined with support the program… more >