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Notes from President Pribbenow

Notes from President Pribbenow

Semper reformanda—the gift of reformation

I am writing these notes on Reformation Day—October 31—the occasion on which we celebrate the legacy of our Lutheran Christian tradition and the ways in which that legacy… more >

Auggies go green!

Auggies go green!

Augsburg College President Paul C. Pribbenow was one of several Auggies to take an inaugural ride on the Metro Transit Green Line during its grand opening June 14. The Green… more >

Celebrating student success

Celebrating student success

Scholarships and fellowships

Augsburg students earned a range of prestigious accolades during spring semester, including the following: Barry Goldwater Scholarship Eric Bowman ’15, a biology and chemistry major and McNair Scholar, received an… more >

Excellence in Teaching and Learning awards

Excellence in Teaching and Learning awards

Each year, the Augsburg College faculty recognizes select colleagues with the Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning awards—acknowledging those who have demonstrated outstanding support for students through teaching, advising… more >

The Great Economic Debate

The Great Economic Debate

The Minnesota Urban Debate League (MNUDL)—a program of Augsburg College—in May hosted its second Mayor’s Challenge. Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Michael… more >

Strommen Executive Speakers Series

Strommen Executive Speakers Series

This April, the Strommen Executive Speakers Series, which brings local business leaders to campus to share insight and expertise, featured Jon Campbell, executive vice president of Wells Fargo. With 36… more >

An alternative narrative of higher education

An alternative narrative of higher education

Our colleague, Harry Boyte, who heads Augsburg’s Center for Democracy and Citizenship, recently argued in The Huffington Post that America needs an alternative narrative of higher education, one that… more >

New bachelor’s degree program for working professionals

New bachelor’s degree program for working professionals

Augsburg is rolling out a new, evening bachelor’s degree program for working professionals beginning fall 2014. It will be offered in a flexible, hybrid-learning format, combining traditional weeknight… more >

Book proceeds to benefit Augsburg College

Book proceeds to benefit Augsburg College

Book describes Augsburg professor’s heritage as Norwegian immigrant Author Phillip Formo’s new book, Papa: A Life Remembered, describes the experiences of his grandfather, Andreas Helland, a Norwegian immigrant… more >

Head Coach Dennis Barker retires

Head Coach Dennis Barker retires

Augsburg College men’s and women’s track and field and cross-country head coach Dennis Barker resigned his coaching positions after the fall season. Barker had served as coach… more >

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