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The temperature’s rising

As we expectantly watch outdoor temperatures climb this spring, the Augsburg community has seen the mercury rise on another attention-drawing gauge. The fundraising thermometer for the campaign for the Center for Science, Business, and Religion (CSBR) has surpassed its halfway

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It takes an Auggie

Class Challenge spurs friendly competition among Auggies to build new academic building Alumni from throughout the decades have responded to a charge presented by Augsburg College Regent Wayne Jorgenson ’71 and former Alumni Board President Christopher Ascher ’81. The two men established alumni

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Leading the way for others

Alumni engage in support of the Center for Science, Business, and Religion BY CATHERINE REID DAY “We know what a difference the generosity of others made for us. Truly, it was the acts of strangers, other Augsburg leaders, whose gifts

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Augsburg Stewards: Auggies for life

A group of dedicated students play an important role in the life and future of the College. Since 2005, the Augsburg Stewards have shared their stories of being a student with alumni. The Stewards also have taught their college peers

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Augsburg Associates

Augsburg Associates The Augsburg College Associates is a service auxiliary of volunteers including alumni and friends of Augsburg whose mission includes fundraising for special projects and scholarships in support of the College.

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Gift to future students allows son’s memory to live on at Augsburg

Nathan Schott in his senior year at Maple Grove High School (left). (L to R): Teri Schott, Alexandra Stoiaken ’13, and Chuck Schott at the 2011 brunch for Augsburg scholarship donors and recipients. “Nathan Schott’s life is an inspiration to

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Meet Our Augsburg Fund callers

Twice a year, in September and in February, the Augsburg Fund student callers make phone calls to alumni asking them to donate to the Augsburg Fund. Their goal is to raise $130,000 this fiscal year—funds that meet the current needs

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A continuing legacy of public service

By Rebecca John It is hard to imagine a career more dedicated to public service and civic engagement than that of Martin Sabo ’59. One year after graduating from Augsburg College, Sabo was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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Visionary leadership in support of student success

By KAYLA SKARBAKKA ’09 In 1984, Skip and Barbara Gage’s oldest son, Geoff, made an unexpected choice. Though he had been determined to attend school in California, the high school senior decided after a tour of the Augsburg campus that

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A gift for the future

By Kayla Skarbakka ’09, guest writer Dean Sundquist ’81 has witnessed a few changes to Augsburg’s campus since his days as an undergraduate business major. He describes how, in the campus center during the spring of his senior year, he

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