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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 >

Augsburg Associates celebrate 30 years of service

Augsburg Associates celebrate 30 years of service

A labor of love

“It was a little mustard seed of an idea,” said Gladys (Boxrud) Strommen ’46, remembering the early days of the Augsburg College Associates, which this fall celebrated three decades of… more >

Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ speaks at Augsburg on Valentine’s Day

Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ speaks at Augsburg on Valentine’s Day

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” will share his love for science when he speaks February 14 at Augsburg College’s Scholarship Weekend in an address that is open to the… more >

Department of Music Therapy celebrates

Department of Music Therapy celebrates

40th anniversary, new master’s degree program, and dedication of an interactive musical plaza

This fall, Augsburg College’s Department of Music Therapy commemorated the 40th anniversary of its undergraduate program with a celebratory dinner in Hoversten Chapel. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered… more >

Celebrating Lutheran heritage and the Reformation

Celebrating Lutheran heritage and the Reformation

A custom Augsburg College travel program is being designed and planned to celebrate the 500th anniversary of when Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the church doors in Wittenberg… more >

Alumni step forward with gifts to recognize Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Arlin Gyberg

Alumni step forward with gifts to recognize Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Arlin Gyberg

With graduates who have gone on to become research scientists, university professors and physicians, a biodiesel entrepreneur, Rhodes Scholar, and a Nobel Prize recipient, Augsburg College Professor Emeritus of Chemistry… more >

Scoreboard donations honor Edor Nelson ’38

Scoreboard donations honor Edor Nelson ’38

This summer, hundreds of Auggies of all ages gathered on Edor Nelson Field to celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Augsburg College athlete, coach, and instructor Edor Nelson ’38, who… more >

From the Alumni Board president

From the Alumni Board president

Dear alumni and friends, As you may recall, President Pribbenow in the fall 2013 issue of Augsburg Now shared that the Augsburg College Board of Regents launched a strategic planning… more >

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