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Young Alumni Council updates

Young Alumni Council updates

The mission of the Young Alumni Council is to provide opportunities to engage young alumni through planning and hosting networking, fundraising, and volunteering events and programs. In May, Auggies joined… more >

James E. Ericksen ’72

James E. Ericksen ’72

James E. Ericksen ’72, whose life was marked by his commitment to faith and passion for the arts, passed away in January at age 68, leaving Augsburg an unexpected and… more >

Cultural travel with Auggies

Cultural travel with Auggies

Augsburg organizes international tours for the College’s alumni, parents, families, and friends. Each customized trip is led by Augsburg faculty members whose distinction and expertise adds to a uniquely… more >

Auggies find leadership in Sisterhood

Auggies find leadership in Sisterhood

Minneapolis shoppers can find a little Auggie Pride in an unexpected location—a secondhand clothing store that is an active illustration of Augsburg College’s mission, which includes collaborating with… more >

Behind the music

Behind the music

Auggie backup band’s role helps bridge cultures and generations Augsburg College students, alumni, and faculty have helped bring a cutting-edge musical partnership to life by performing alongside the… more >

From the Alumni Board president

From the Alumni Board president

Dear alumni and friends, I was connected to Augsburg as a student working in the admissions office, as a resident assistant, and even after college. But there’s something that… more >

Augsburg Alumni wresting reunion celebrates the 5s

Augsburg Alumni wresting reunion celebrates the 5s

In February, Augsburg wrestling alumni celebrated the championship teams from 1975, 1985, 1995, and 2005 in the College’s Kennedy Center with a Reunion of the 5s. Teams from these… more >

Torstenson legacy lives on through gifts

Torstenson legacy lives on through gifts

Augsburg alumni shaped and inspired by Professor Emeritus Joel Torstenson, known as the College’s “father of sociology,” have contributed more than $180,000 to the Center for Science, Business… more >

Auggies connect on campus and throughout their careers

Auggies connect on campus and throughout their careers

Building connections, facilitating networking opportunities, and supporting students and graduates keeps the Alumni Board and Alumni Relations engaged with inspiring Auggies year-round. Thanks to those who attended the annual… more >

Augsburg Alumni Honor Ed Saugestad ’59 Through Fundraising Challenge

Augsburg Alumni Honor Ed Saugestad ’59 Through Fundraising Challenge

Ed Saugestad ’59 is “plain and simply, a legend,” according to Jeff Swenson ’79, Augsburg College athletic director. Saugestad led the Auggie men’s hockey team to 503 victories and… more >