1. Local and student media covered the event live at Kirkeby-Over Stadium on the Augustana campus. Hundreds of Vikings were there.
  2. Augustana students and faculty have arrived and the event is underway. #kelonews
    Augustana students and faculty have arrived and the event is underway. #kelonews
  3. Augustana President Rob Oliver declared the new name official: Augustana University.
  4. Welcome to Augustana University: The Place for Possibilities
  5. It was time to celebrate!
  6. When your college becomes a university and you're featured in the unveiling film 馃挴馃挴馃挴 #GreatDayToBeAU @augustanasd
    When your college becomes a university and you're featured in the unveiling film 馃挴馃挴馃挴 #GreatDayToBeAU @augustanasd
  7. And there was never a better time for new t-shirts.
  8. In the mad rush for AU t-shirts, these guys had to be among the first. Thanks for celebrating Augustana University with us! #GreatDayToBeAU
    In the mad rush for AU t-shirts, these guys had to be among the first. Thanks for celebrating Augustana University with us! #GreatDayToBeAU
  9. It's good to have friends in high places. Going to sport this new tee! @augustanasd #GreatDaytoBeAU
    It's good to have friends in high places. Going to sport this new tee! @augustanasd #GreatDaytoBeAU
  10. Faculty marked the new beginning in full regalia.
  11. New signs immediately popped up around campus.
  12. Lovin life at our new UNIVERSITY home!!! #GreatDayToBeAU
    Lovin life at our new UNIVERSITY home!!! #GreatDayToBeAU
  13. Augustana College grads of '83 and '13 and an Augustana University student of '16 #GreatDaytobeAU @augustanasd
    Augustana College grads of '83 and '13 and an Augustana University student of '16 #GreatDaytobeAU @augustanasd
  14. We shared the announcement on billboards around the region and even a news ticker in Times Square.
  15. Alumni, parents and friends joined in the celebration in person and from afar.
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