Monthly Archives: August 2013

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 body president, said the event was a chance to help ensure

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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 already has from the St. Paul Public Schools, means the MNUDL will

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Community celebrates Stephen ‘Gabe’ Gabrielsen

The Augsburg College community celebrated the life, music, and contributions of Professor Emeritus Stephen “Gabe” Gabrielsen ’63 in an April ceremony at Hoversten Chapel. Gabe, as he was known to students, staff, and faculty, taught at Augsburg for 47 years.

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Excellence in teaching and learning

Each year, the Augsburg College faculty recognizes select colleagues with Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning awards—acknowledging those who have demonstrated outstanding support for students through teaching, advising, and mentoring. The 2013 recipients include: For Excellence in Teaching—Colin Irvine, associate

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Dave Wold named Campus Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Dave Wold—Augsburg’s pastor since 1983—retired at the end of the 2012-13 academic year, and, in its May meeting, the Augsburg College Board of Regents resolved that he would be named Campus Pastor Emeritus. Pastor Dave served faithfully and well

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Auggies earn behind-the-scenes opportunity on Bon Jovi tour

Six Augsburg College students were given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get an inside look at the music business when they worked backstage during the Bon Jovi “Because We Can” tour held in April at the Xcel Energy Center in St.

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Augsburg top-ranked in National Science Foundation grants

Augsburg was ranked third in Minnesota for the total dollar amount awarded in 2012 by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Augsburg received three awards from NSF last year, totaling more than $1 million. The top two Minnesota NSF grant recipients

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Faithful and Relevant

During the past several months, Augsburg’s Board of Regents has invited the campus community into a strategic mapping process focused on our priorities and aspirations leading up to the College’s sesquicentennial in 2019. Fittingly titled “Augsburg 2019,” the plans emerging

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