Alumni Weekend 2019 Posted on June 4, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday September 20th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Every fall, we host an Alumni Weekend to welcome our over 9,000 alumni back to Augustana. Whether you graduated from Camrose Lutheran College, Augustana University College, or the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus, you will find something for you! Host a class get-together to reconnect with old friends or reach out to a favourite professor! …

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Off the page and into the world Posted on May 14, 2019

Bill and Margo McPhail shared a childhood love of reading, which led them to share a lifetime of adventures. Now they are making sure others can pursue their own journeys.

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2019 Community Awards Banquet in Photos Posted on May 3, 2019

As another academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at the Community Awards Banquet and the donors who have helped make this year possible for students.

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Alumnus and donor brings Augustana students to the stars Posted on April 24, 2019

Brian Hesje’s gift to build the Hesje Observatory looks to help students find the right questions.

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2019 Student Life Awards in Photos Posted on April 18, 2019

On April 10, Augustana celebrated student, staff, faculty and community achievement at the annual Student Life Awards.

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Treaty Bear Installation & Ceremony Posted on April 16, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 @ 3:15 PM

All are welcome to join us as we welcome Stewart Steinhauer’s Treaty Bear to Augustana Campus permanently. Joined by the Steinhauer family and donors who helped the Treaty Bear call Augustana home, the installation and ceremony will be followed by a tea and bannock reception and celebration. Tuesday, April 23 3:15 pm Augustana Quad

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Lunch & Learn: Treaty Talk – Sharing the River of Life Posted on March 27, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 30th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The film Treaty Talk—Sharing the River of Life is a teaching tool to better understand our collective responsibility to treaty. This film explores and models how indigenous nations and non-indigenous allies in Canada can come together to transform racism and discrimination and build a future of mutual benefit. Join us for a viewing of Treaty Talk …

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Lunch & Learn — Pipelines and Protest in the United States Posted on March 12, 2019

Scheduled for: Monday April 8th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Since their announcement, the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline projects have raised complex social and political responses, resulting in significant anti-pipeline protests. Join Associate Professor of Law and Fulbright American Scholar Jessica Shoemaker for a brief overview of the legal context in which these protests have occurred in the United States, what these protests …

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Easter Eggstravaganza (SOLD OUT) Posted on March 11, 2019

Scheduled for: Saturday April 13th, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

SOLD OUT Bring your special little bunnies down to the Forum to join in our annual Easter egg hunt. Families (with children 12 and under) will also enjoy cookie decorating stations, arts and crafts, face painting, a magician and more! April 13, 2019 10 am – 12 pm Forum, Augustana Campus Kids: $5  |  Adults: Free

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2019 Last Lecture with Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson Posted on March 7, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Decided by you! Your 2019 Last Lecturer is Professor Paul “Sparky” Johnson! The Power of Play “I dream of a world of accessible intuition.” (Viola Spolin, 1906-1994) “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few…” (Zen master Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971) This “last lecture” will be delivered with a “beginner’s …

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Alumni Night at the Theatre Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 27th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for an Alumni Night at the Theatre: Concord Floral, by Jordan Tannahill — Augustana Drama Production Concord Floral is a one-million-square-foot, abandoned greenhouse and hangout for the local teens. Two friends stumble upon a terrible secret buried there. They go looking for answers and set off a chain of events that cannot be stopped. …

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Lunch & Learn — Designer Babies & Genetic Engineering: Good or Evil? Posted on February 25, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 13th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Just last year, the gene-altering CRISPR-Cas9 methodology was used to illegally edit human embryos, resulting in two human babies and shocking the world. The intentions of most of this scientific work are good; however, do those good intentions mean that genetic engineering is acceptable? Professors Tom Terzin and Janet Wesselius will lay out the main ethical …

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Brian Wildcat announced as Augustana’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Posted on February 11, 2019

From various career achievements to spearheading what would become the Maskwacîs Schools Education Commission (MESC), Brian was honoured as a champion of Indigenous education.

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Lunch & Learn — Orange Crush or Blue Wave?: The 2019 Alberta Election Posted on January 28, 2019

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 27th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The 2015 provincial election upset a 40-plus year legacy of Progressive Conservative governments. In 2019, the NDP government will face two revitalized parties with significant differences on core social, fiscal and economic policies: the United Conservative Party and the Alberta Party. This panel of political scientists will explore these differences, and the policy implications for Alberta, …

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Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Friday February 8th, 2019 @ 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 8 and 9, 2019! The weekend’s festivities begin on Friday night at 7:30 as the Augustana Vikings Men’s hockey team take on the Briercrest Clippers. Alumni can pick up their alumni weekend packages and can …

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture with Brian Wildcat Posted on January 22, 2019

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 12th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

2018 Distinguished Alumni Lecture A Wahkohtowin Movement: Building a Cree Education System with Brian Wildcat, Superintendent of the Maskwacis Education Schools Commission Join this year’s distinguished alumni award recipient, Brian Wildcat, for a presentation on the development of the new Maskwacis Education Schools Commission. Brian is the newly appointed Superintendent of Schools for Maskwacis Education Schools Commission …

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Lunch & Learn with Dr. Katharine Batlan — What if the US Constitution was Christian? Posted on January 10, 2019

Scheduled for: Thursday February 7th, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

For the 100 years of US history, a small group of Protestants tried to amend the Constitution to add a recognition of Jesus’ authority. At this lunch and learn, Katharine will introduce those efforts and discuss how opposition to the amendments showed the limits of Christian nation ideology in American public life.

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Augustana Choir Christmas Concert & Alumni Reception Posted on November 6, 2018

Scheduled for: Sunday December 2nd, 2018 @ 1:30 PM

Noël! Christmas with Augustana Christmas with Augustana continues a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. Join the choirs as they celebrate Christmas and winter through the beauty of choral music. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor (Augustana’s Men’s Choir), and Sangkor (Women’s Ensemble), are led by conductor John Wiebe with pianists Carolyn …

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“Make each day count”: Learning commons dedicated to alumna, Rashmi Bale Posted on October 31, 2018

Augustana’s Bale Learning Commons was recently named to honour the life of late alumna, Rashmi Bale, whose parents gave a generous gift to Augustana Campus to name the commons and create a bursary in memory of their daughter.

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Lunch & Learn – Reconciling the Past for the Future: Unsettling Métis as Mixed in the Archaeological Record Posted on October 16, 2018

Scheduled for: Thursday November 15th, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with Kisha Supernant, associate director of the Institute of Prairie Archaeology and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta’s North campus. Often thought of as a mixed, hybrid group of people, Canadian Métis are now starting to be identified by scholars through their personhood and …

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