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Kate Norlander

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Great Returns: We’re All In

Great Returns: We’re All In

Public phase of comprehensive fundraising campaign a success

On May 6, Augsburg University held an event to launch the public phase of its comprehensive fundraising campaign, Great Returns: We’re All In. At that time, the campaign had… more >

Sankofa Circle Fellowship prepares to expand in second year

Sankofa Circle Fellowship prepares to expand in second year

In summer 2021, Augsburg University launched the Sankofa Circle Fellowship for junior and senior student leaders. The fellowship is inspired by four Adinkra symbols that originated in Ghana. These symbols… more >

Global Harmony Choir takes notes from musicians around the world

Global Harmony Choir takes notes from musicians around the world

The Augsburg/Twin Cities Global Harmony Choir began in Fall 2020 as a campus-community partnership to celebrate diverse voices and global choral works. Led by Kristina Boerger, the John… more >

Augsburg introduces American Indian Recognition Full Tuition Program

Augsburg introduces American Indian Recognition Full Tuition Program

Augsburg is launching one of the nation’s first comprehensive full-tuition programs at a private institution to support American Indians within higher education… more >

Augsburg’s Interfaith Institute adds new position endowed by the El-Hibri family

Augsburg’s Interfaith Institute adds new position endowed by the El-Hibri family

In 2021, Fuad and Nancy El-Hibri gave a significant gift to Augsburg University to create the El-Hibri Endowed Chair and Executive Directorship for the Interfaith Institute. Interfaith at… more >

2021 StepUP Gala raises more than $425,000 for on-campus recovery program

2021 StepUP Gala raises more than $425,000 for on-campus recovery program

On November 13, about 300 in-person and virtual attendees raised more than $425,000 at Augsburg’s annual StepUP® Program Gala. This year’s theme, Now More Than Ever… more >

Augsburg students earn Fulbright awards

Augsburg students earn Fulbright awards

This year, three Augsburg students earned Fulbright awards, and one has been named a Fulbright alternate candidate. Citlaly Escobar ’21 and Ciashia Shiongyaj ’21 both won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships… more >

Grant-funded projects benefit Augsburg and the environment

Grant-funded projects benefit Augsburg and the environment

Grants help shape Augsburg’s teaching and learning community

In late 2020, the Council of Independent Colleges’ NetVUE program awarded a two-year, $40,000 grant to Augsburg President Paul Pribbenow. The grant will help the university explore whether… more >

Stay the course: Off-and-on sports seasons prove Auggie student-athletes’ resilience

Stay the course: Off-and-on sports seasons prove Auggie student-athletes’ resilience

After a pause on competitions due to COVID-19, Auggies are ready to get back in the game

The COVID-19 pandemic put a major pause on 2020’s athletic competitions. Auggies can’t wait to get back in the game… more >

Augsburg launches the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Augsburg launches the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

This fall, Augsburg University launched the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, which advances education and support for Augsburg students and alumni in the disciplines of innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. The… more >

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