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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Augustana celebrates new Nordic Ski Library Posted on March 8, 2019

The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus recently opened a Nordic Ski Library, the first of its kind in Canada.

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Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with four-year partnership Posted on February 27, 2019

Local accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP supports Vikings Curling with a four-year sponsorship.

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Augustana athletics fundraiser teams up with community partners Posted on February 14, 2019

Vikes for Tykes toy drive and fundraiser has been expanded to offer children of Habitat for Humanity families access to Augustana youth programs year round, thanks to a matching grant from the Battle River Community Foundation.

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Nordic sports club offers new developmental options at Augustana Posted on January 21, 2019

Students, alumni and members of the community came together to make sure that cross country skiing and biathlon remain an integral part of Augustana after a cut in funding last spring.

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Vikings women’s basketball team takes first place in ACAC, ninth place in CCAA Posted on November 23, 2018

Practice time in the offseason and keeping calm under pressure are a few of the reasons for this year’s success, says women’s basketball coach.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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