Augustana Newsletter for January 10, 2018 Posted on January 9, 2018

Happy Wednesday! Warm your calendar with this week’s campus events…there’s something for everyone! Centering Prayer resumes this Thursday if you’re interested in some morning mindfulness. Also on Thursday, check out one or both of the academic skills workshops on refining your presentation skills and mastering time management. If you’re looking for resources on undergraduate research, attend …

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Second Thought – Religious Neutrality? Posted on December 22, 2017

Religious studies professor cautions against assuming face-coverings a primarily religious act.

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Alumni Profile: Gordon Naylor, BSc Mathematics/Physics ’11 Posted on December 22, 2017

By Pam Chamberlain Not many people can say that they are ecstatic about going to work each day. But Gordon Naylor is. Gordon teaches mathematics, physical education, and health at Ermineskin Junior-Senior High School in Maskwacis, Alberta. He is also the school’s athletic director and coaches the volleyball, basketball, and track and field teams. It …

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Augustana Works Career Mixer Posted on December 21, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday January 25th, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

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Lunch & Learn – The Cannabis Conundrum Posted on December 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 20th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join Augustana professors Geraint Osborne and Tim Parker alongside Deena Hinshaw, a Medical Officer of Health and current Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, and Michelle Eikerman, an Alberta Health Services Addictions Counsellor for a Lunch & Learn panel presentations on the implications of legalizing marijuana. March 20, 2018 12:00 pm Mayer Family Community Hall, …

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Lunch & Learn – The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta Posted on December 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 14th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn with Augustana professor Clark Banack on The Future of Faith-Based Education in Alberta. March 14, 2018 12:00 pm Chapel, Faith & Life Centre, Augustana Campus Free Event! $5 lunch is available upon request (free lunch for students with pre-registration) Please register with Deb at debra.olafson@ualberta.ca or call (780) 679-1626. …

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Lunch & Learn – Workforce Experiences of Employees Living with a Chronic Illness Posted on December 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 14th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on disability and employment, titled Swimming Against the Current or Being Swept Away? The Workforce Experiences of Employees Living with a Chronic Illness with professor Rebecca Purc-Stephenson, and Augustana students Hailey J. Smith and Jessica Dostie. February 14, 2018 12:00 pm Roger Epp Conference Room, Forum 2nd Floor, Augustana …

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Dean’s Anniversary Donor Luncheon Posted on December 18, 2017

This year, 18 donors celebrated award anniversaries as part of Augustana’s Community Awards Program.

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Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday February 9th, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

Tell your friends – tell your family – tell your former teammates: join us for the CLC/Augustana Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend on February 9 and 10, 2018! The weekend begins on Friday, February 9 with beer & wings at our 7 pm check-in at the Encana Arena: catch today’s Augustana Vikings take on Briercrest College at 7:30 pm! The following morning, swing …

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Spring Concert Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday April 29th, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

The Augustana Choir, under the direction of John Wiebe, presents their annual Spring Concert. Before they head on tour, come hear the Augustana chamber choir as they present a fun varied concert of music from across the ages. Sunday, April 29  3:00 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel  Tickets: $20 (adults); $15 (seniors, students, children). …

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Requiem for the Living Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 10th, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

University of Alberta Augustana and Campus Saint-Jean join forces to perform a contemporary masterpiece for choir and orchestra. All three of our Augustana choirs (120 singers lead by John Wiebe) join forces with Camrose Camerata (Joy-Anne Murphy conductor) and Chorale Saint-Jean Edmonton (Laurier Fagnan conductor) to present Requiem for the Living by Dan Forrest. With …

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Augustana Student Grant Art Exhibition Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday April 6th, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

An annual event, this exhibition features paintings, drawings and sculptures from Augustana’s Visual Art students (scholarships are awarded based on merit). The public is encouraged to attend. Admission is free of charge. Friday, April 6 & Saturday, April  7 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Augustana Ravine Studio Building (RS 030) and Forum

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Augustana Drama Senior Showcase Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday April 5th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Thursday to Saturday, April 5 – 7 7:00 pm Augustana Theatre Centre Tickets (at the door only): $10 (general admission); $5 (students).

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Augustana Student Vocal Arts Festival Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 4th, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

Third and fourth year Bachelor of Music Voice Majors from the studio of Harold Wiens, along with professor Roger Admiral, Piano, will present individual solo recitals (see schedule below). No admission is charged for any of these solo recitals. The public is welcome. Wednesday, April 4 – Shamah de Villiers performs at 5:00 pm (3rd …

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Vocal Jury Recital Posted on December 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 28th, 2018 @ 12:15 PM

Featuring Augustana students from the studios of Harold Wiens and Kathleen Corcoran, with Roger Admiral, piano. No admission is charged. R.A.R.E. Wednesday, March 28 12:15 pm Augustana Faith & Life Chapel

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Camrose & District Community Band in Concert Posted on December 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday March 25th, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Camrose & District Community Band in Concert, The Augustana Connection (with Tom Spila as director), and special musical guest is the Battle River Big Band will perform a variety of selections, from standard concert band literature and marches to jazz and movie themes. The Camrose & District Community Band is comprised of musicians from Camrose …

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Breaking Boundaries Recital Posted on December 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday February 24th, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Be Captivated, Moved, and Entertained! International singer, adjudicator, and educator, soprano Kathleen Corcoran, presents a recital at home! Kathleen’s warm, clear voice, and interpretive skill combine to bring gorgeous vocal music to life. Including beautiful Spanish songs, some 20th-century art song, and traditional Celtic music, this is a thoughtfully crafted program with broad appeal for …

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An Evening of Music for the Theatre Posted on December 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday February 17th, 2018 @ 7:00 PM

Opera in Camrose! An outstanding roster of singers from the bachelor of music performance degree program at the U of A Augustana campus will present a night of opera favourites in An Evening of Opera and Musical Theatre. The singers (students of Professor Kathleen Corcoran Music for the Theatre course) include hometown favourites like baritone Eric Skretting and soprano Gracie …

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Flute Magic Posted on December 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday January 27th, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Prepare to be spellbound by one of Canada’s most dynamic duos SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018 ~ 2:00 PM Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre   This recital will leave you spellbound by one of Canada’s most dynamic duos,  flautist Christie Reside and pianist Terence Dawson. Christie has been the principal flautist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra …

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Second Thought – Catalonia: To be or not? Posted on December 14, 2017

A legal referendum on the issue of Catalonian independence is the best option, says Augustana political science professor.

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