Female Apprentice Coach Program: A Purdy Great Experience Posted on December 2, 2016

Augustana women’s basketball coach apprentice Sydney Purdy talks about the CCAA’s female apprenticeship program, how she likes coaching so far, and how much she admires her mentor, Vikings coach Kelly Lyons.

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A Performance in Sustainability Posted on December 1, 2016

The Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre recently received the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction’s 2016 National Design Award for Sustainability. Read about how the performing arts centre was built with sustainability at the forefront of its design.

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National Philanthropy Day® at Augustana Posted on November 29, 2016

On November 17th, Augustana celebrated National Philanthropy Day®. Read a brief description of what the national philanthropy movement means, and about the strength and commitment of Augustana’s philanthropic community.

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Second Thought – Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize Posted on November 23, 2016

Are song lyrics and poetry synonymous? Is the Nobel prize awarded on the basis of talent, or popularity? Read Dr. Alex Carpenter’s second thoughts on the controversial recipient of this year’s Nobel prize in literature: singer/song-writer Bob Dylan.

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Vikes for Tykes Posted on November 17, 2016

Our Vikings are getting into the Christmas spirit! The “Vikes for Tykes” toy drive is a student initiative that allows Augustana athletes, coaches, trainers and fans to give back to the community. Read about it here and see how you can take part.

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Aboriginal Student Profile: Seannah Rose Posted on November 17, 2016

Learn about Seannah Rose, a Metis student from Valleyview who is studying sociology. Seannah is in her fourth year, acts as an aboriginal peer mentor, is on the Aboriginal Engagement Committee and is part of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College.

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Augustana Celebrates Long-Term Community Support Posted on November 16, 2016

On October 26th, Dean Allen Berger hosted his annual Anniversary Donor Luncheon to thank and celebrate those who have donated to the Augustana Community Awards Program.

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Student Life after Life as a Student-Athlete: Mr. Pharmacy Posted on November 15, 2016

Read about the interesting activity current U of A pharmacy student, Augustana alumnus, and former Vikings hockey player Preston Eshenko has discovered as a way to spend some of his spare time.

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Canadian Author Alissa York at Augustana Posted on November 4, 2016

Augustana’s English department was given the great pleasure of attending Canadian writer Alissa York’s book reading on her newest novel, The Naturalist.

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Augustana Professor Presents Distinguished Lecture on Canadian Marketing Posted on October 31, 2016

Here are just some of the highlights from Dr. Bill Foster’s campus and community lecture on social memory theory, and how Canadian companies use tradition and nostalgia to promote their brand.

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Assistant Registrar Blog: 2016 Scholar Athlete Recognition Event Posted on October 28, 2016

Assistant registrar Jonathan Hawkins’ blog post on the Athletics Scholar Award event that took place on Wednesday, October 26th. Congratulations to all of our exceptional 2015/16 Vikings Scholar Athletes!

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Second Thought – The Tenacity of Belief by Tim Parker Posted on October 25, 2016

Read psychology professor Tim Parker’s second thoughts on the US presidential election campaigns, and how the psychological phenomenon of tenacity may play a large part in the support Trump receives.

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Student Profile: Braeden McKenzie Posted on October 20, 2016

Get to know Braeden, a 4th year Physical Education major who sings, plays soccer, and works in the Augustana library.

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Towards Reconciliation Posted on October 19, 2016

Learn about our growing commitment to reconciliation, including the newly implemented Workshops in Reconciliation, as well as opportunities for public and community involvement in recognizing Indigenous history.

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Second Thought – Augustana: Get Set for a Colourful Year! by Deanna Mason Posted on October 13, 2016

English professor Deanna Mason gives a description of the number of events taking place at Augustana this year centered around our annual theme, colour, and discusses the various ways in which we interact with colour in our daily lives.

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A Great Time to be at Augustana Posted on October 11, 2016

Read about Augustana and the benefit of a liberal arts education from one of our very own! Student and co-editor-in-chief of the Augustana Medium Cameron Raynor discusses his journey, and more broadly, how Augustana fits into a changing world that’s beginning to recognize the value of an interdisciplinary education.

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Human Book Timothy Kurek Posted on October 7, 2016

On Tuesday September 27th, the augustana human library’s kickoff event featured Timothy Kurek, author of the book The Cross in the Closet. Read about Timothy’s journey from pretending to be gay to coming out of the closet as a straight man, and get a second chance to “check out” this human book here.

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Alumni Weekend in Photos Posted on September 30, 2016

Last weekend from September 22nd to 25th, Augustana celebrated our Alumni with a number of different events. Here are a few photos capturing the excitement and fun that went on during Alumni Weekend!

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International Student Profile: Ivy Njoroge Posted on September 28, 2016

We have so many interesting students on campus! Get to know Ivy, a 4th year Chemistry major from Nairobi.

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Second Thought – 94 Calls to Action: First Steps by Charlene Bearhead Posted on September 27, 2016

Read Charlene Bearhead’s Second Thoughts on incorporating reconciliation into our education system.

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