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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 led awareness rallies, is author of six books, and has launched two

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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 her classroom teaching, she served as chair of her department, head

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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 Health Commons programs at Central Lutheran Church and Dar Ul-Quba. It recognizes

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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 throughout Turkey. The groups played in cities including Istanbul, Izmir,

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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 the medical industry. The new track, DNP—Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), is

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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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