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International students

Augustana's Global Ambassadors welcome international students

Augustana welcomes 192 first-year and transfer international students this year. Seven Global Ambassadors, who are returning international students, assist the new students throughout the year.

"The President’s Own" U.S. Marine Band

‘The President’s Own’ U.S. Marine Band to perform at Augustana Oct. 13

The ensemble will perform at Centennial Hall Oct. 13. This marks the Marine Band's first Midwest tour in five years and the first time performing at Augustana College.

Grace Molloy, Annie Gill and Dani Bornstein

Students research endangered species in the African bush

Three students researched the painted dog species this summer in Zimbabwe. Offered through Augustana's CORE office, the internship aligned perfectly with what the students want to pursue in the future — wildlife conservation and rehabilitation, and wildlife medicine.  

Kade Ariano

Augustana’s Ariano ’25 named a Bandits Scholar

Recognized for excellence in and out of the classroom, Kade Ariano '25 received a scholarship that pays for his junior year’s tuition at Augustana and a paid internship with the Quad Cities River Bandits in the summer of 2024.

First year students forming the A on the field

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.

Guests enjoying the planetarium

Augustana’s John Deere Planetarium to host solar eclipse viewing

The event will feature safe telescope and naked-eye views of the partial eclipse of the sun from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Free indoor and outdoor programs in the planetarium, observatory and geology museum are planned.