Dear friend of Augustana receives Alumni Citation Award Posted on April 5, 2018

Jerry Iwanus received this year’s award, which recognizes the contributions of a non-alumnus to the life of Augustana.

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Augustana’s Dean responds to Nordic Sports concerns Posted on March 19, 2018

Dean Allen Berger addresses recent changes in athletic programming and surrounding concerns, hoping to support biathlon and cross-country skiing as club sports at Augustana.

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Athletics review results in changes for the coming year Posted on March 14, 2018

With anticipated reductions in the operating budget across the University of Alberta, Dean Allen Berger has asked the heads of budget units at Augustana to consider ways to reduce spending.

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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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Augustana Vikings awarded for achievements in the classroom Posted on November 9, 2017

In late October, 45 Viking student-athletes received academic accolades from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Vikings Men’s Hockey Home Opener Alumni Night Posted on September 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday October 6th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

In appreciation for your continued support of the Augustana Vikings Men’s Hockey team, we invite you to join us in celebration of our alumni & donors, at an Alumni & Donor Appreciation Event, during this year’s Home Opener!
We are grateful for the generous support of our alumni & donors, like you, and look forward to expressing our heartfelt thanks. Tyler Bellamy and other alumni executive will be available to share updates & highlights on the good work that the Vikings Hockey Alumni Association has been doing and their priorities going forward.

Home Opener
Vikings Men’s Hockey vs. NAIT OOKS
Friday, October 6, 2017
Wings & Beer
7:00 pm – Alumni Room & Battle River Implements Sky Box

$10.00/person, includes game ticket and snacks (cash bar available)!

For more information or to purchase your Vikings Hockey Alumni Association Membership contact Tyler at: vikingshockeyalumni@gmail.com

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2017 Shawn Crickard Memorial Golf Tournament Posted on April 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday June 24th, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

The Vikings Hockey Alumni Association is proud to present the 2nd annual Shawn Crickard Memorial Golf Tournament June 24, 2017, at the Silvercreek Golf Course in New Norway, Alberta. Proceeds from the tournament go directly to the Vikings Hockey Alumni Association which in turn are used to support the Vikings Hockey Program by way of …

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ACAC Class of 2017: Yvonne Becker and Joe Voytechek Posted on April 18, 2017

The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has named two members of the Augustana athletics community, professor Yvonne Becker and former hockey coach Joe Voytechek, as inductees into the ACAC Hall of Fame.

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Once a curler, always a curler Posted on March 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday March 24th, 2017 @ 6:00 PM

With Augustana hosting the CCAA Curling National Championships next weekend, we’ll welcome curlers from across Canada as well as some familiar faces – including alumni Roger Stephens (’59) and Sarah Brown (’15). Read more about their stories here!

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Viking roots run deep Posted on December 12, 2016

Read about the Lovsin boys – two generations of Vikings hockey players – on what they love about the sport, about Augustana, and how over the years, they have managed to keep tradition alive.

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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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Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend Posted on December 1, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday January 27th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Tell your friends – tell your family – tell your former teammates: join us for the CLC/Augustana Vikings Hockey Alumni Weekend on January 27 & 28, 2017! The weekend begins on Friday, January 27th, with check-in at the Encana Arena: catch today’s Augustana Vikings take on Briercrest College at 7:30! The following morning, swing by the …

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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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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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Curling Alumni Reunion! Posted on November 7, 2016

Scheduled for: Saturday March 25th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Calling All Alumni Curlers! The Augustana curling teams have the privilege of hosting the CCAA Nationals this March in Camrose. We would like to invite you to cheer on our teams! In conjunction with this event, there will be a Curling Alumni Reunion held on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25. We will start things off …

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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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Annual Pink Bake Sale Posted on October 11, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 12th, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Meaningful Team Tradition Continues October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness month and for the past four years at the University of Alberta Augustana Campus, the Women’s Volleyball team has made their support for the cause known. In 2013 the Vikings Women’s Volleyball team put on the first Breast Cancer Bake Sale. This tradition has …

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Volleyball Ice Breaker Tournament Posted on September 16, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday September 16th, 2016 @ 4:00 PM

Come on down to the Augustana gym and cheer on our Vikings volleyball teams in the campus ice breaker tournament this weekend!

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Earle Berry High School Volleyball Tournament returns to Augustana this weekend Posted on September 9, 2016

by Bryan Laskosky The  University of Alberta, Augustana Vikings Volleyball Teams will be host to the annual Earle Berry Classic Volleyball Tournament on September 9th and 10th.   48 men’s and women’s Senior High School teams from across Alberta will come to compete over the two day period with almost 150 matches  being played at Augustana, …

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Summer training pays off for Women’s Soccer Vikings Posted on September 1, 2016

By Cassandra Sanregret The Augustana Women’s Soccer team began their training in early August to prepare for their third season in the ACAC league. The majority of the team from the past year has returned, making the training go smoother. A team’s chemistry plays a big role in the overall outcome of a game. Luckily, …

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