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Michael Scarlett

Golden Apple Scholars shine at Augustana

To prepare future teachers, the Golden Apple Foundation provides training and teaching experience during summer institutes; mentoring; academic and social support; and job placement assistance. Augustana is one of the program’s 50+ Illinois college and university partners.

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Slough drainage, restoration project ensures future beauty

Work to relocate a primary water line from under the Slough to under the Slough Path will allow for easier access to the pipe in the event of future needed repairs.

Aykeem Spivey

Spivey’s memorial mural replaces tears with joy

Art/psychology double major Aykeem Spivey '24 donated his time and talent to paint a mural at the Rock Island Center for Math and Science, in honor of a beloved teacher, Kris Hays. Hays passed away from cancer last year.

Rachel Nandelenga and President Talentino with Rachel's certificate

Nandelenga named Lincoln Academy student laureate

Rachel Nandelenga, a senior pre-medicine and neuroscience major from Cary, Ill., was honored at a ceremony this fall at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in downtown Springfield, Ill. 

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Augustana welcomes second largest group of new students

Augustana's fall enrollment includes 723 first-year students and 67 transfer students. This represents a 23% increase in new student enrollment over the last year.

Head Vikings football coach Steve Bell

Viking football players lend a hand to water line inventory project

More than 100 Augustana Vikings football players hit the streets of Rock Island near campus and Saukie Golf Course to assist with the water service line inventory project.