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From screen to script: Auggies win big at film festival

Augsburg students were recognized for their excellent work at the fourth annual Student Film Festival hosted by the Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities. Thomas VandenDolder ’15 won Best Experimental… more >

Wells Fargo makes $100,000 gift to the Center for Science, Business, and Religion

In recognition of Augsburg College’s leadership in closing the higher education disparity gap for students of color in Minnesota, Wells Fargo made a $100,000 gift to the campaign… more >

U.S. Bank supports student veterans and Center for Science, Business, and Religion with $125,000 gift

Augsburg College and U.S. Bank celebrated the opening of the new U.S. Bank Veterans’ Lounge on campus with a dedication ceremony this fall. U.S. Bank recently pledged… more >

Augsburg receives Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification

Augsburg College has earned its second Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Institutions are recognized based on evidence of their collaboration with the larger… more >

Augsburg earns dual national community service honors

Augsburg was the only Minnesota college or university named a finalist on the Corporation for National and Community Service’s 2014 Interfaith Community Service Honor Roll as well as on… more >

Bush Foundation grant supports diversity in teaching

Augsburg College’s Department of Education was awarded a $150,000 grant from the Bush Foundation through its Teacher Effectiveness Initiative. The award will be used to fund a project… more >

Day at the Capitol

During the 2013-14 academic year, more than 34 percent of all Augsburg undergraduates—1,054 students—received Minnesota State Grants totaling more than $3.4 million. This February, Augsburg… more >

128 Auggies exhibit at the American Swedish Institute

Led by Assistant Professor of Art Christopher Houltberg, 128 students and six Augsburg faculty members contributed to a collaborative exhibition, Shaping Peace, at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. The… more >

Presidential sculptures undergo restoration

From 1888 to 1890, Jacob Fjelde, a Norwegian portraitist and creator of public monuments, sculpted busts of Augsburg College Presidents Sven Oftedal and Georg Sverdrup. For many years, the sculptures… more >

Strommen Executive Speaker Series explores reputation management

During spring semester, Augsburg College invited leaders with experience in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors of the Twin Cities business community to share their expertise as part of the… more >