Augustana announced today its Viking Flex Plan for Fall Semester 2020, with classes set to begin on campus in late August. The university plans to proceed with a hybrid/flexible approach, which will include both face-to-face and virtual components to most courses, and reflects a commitment to in-person curricular and co-curricular experiences for the university’s students.
Augustana has named Dr. Anissa Goehring as its inaugural Director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program. The university announced in November of 2019 it would be adding an MBA degree to its graduate education portfolio, building upon the quality education provided by the business department while also supporting the university’s comprehensive strategic plan – Viking Bold: The Journey to 2030.
Augustana University’s recording studio, Studio 47, has released its newest podcast “Alone Together: Conversations Amid COVID-19,” intended to capture the lives of those in the AU community and how each of them is uniquely affected by the current pandemic.
According to a newly published report, 99 percent of recent Augustana University graduates seeking employment are employed in their major or chosen field.
A new MBA program unlike any offered in the area is drawing immediate interest for Augustana University.
Along with the Helpline Center and the Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken kicked off the mentoring initiative dubbed Sioux 52 on Monday, Jan. 27. Augustana University provided the research behind it.
Nationally, 10 to 11 percent of students study away by the time they graduate college. At Augustana University, that number is 52 percent, with more than 230 students expected to study away this academic year. More than 150 of those students are participating in the study abroad program through Augustana’s four-week January interim — also known as J-Term — while still earning credits.
Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies announced Drs. Robert Green and Jamie Metzl as keynote speakers for the 24th Boe Forum on Public Affairs to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23, in the Elmen Center.This year’s forum, “Are We Ready? The Science, Ethics, and Geopolitics of Genetic Engineering and Preventive Genomics,” will examine the relationship between genetics and health, the ability to predict and thereby prevent disease, and the geopolitics of genetic engineering and genomics.
Career site Zippia named Augustana one of the top colleges nationally for post-graduation employment. Augustana was ranked second in the nation based on data from College Scorecard. Using the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard data, Zippia researched institutions in…