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Students take the stage off-campus for credit

When the curtain opens on "The Sound of Music" this weekend, Augustana students will be earning credit off campus through a partnership with the Spotlight Theatre in nearby Moline, Ill.

Old Main in spring

Sticker price isn’t the final price

Augustana is more affordable than families might think. Scholarships, grants and other financial aid keep costs lower — often in comparison with large state schools.

"Black Pride"

Art winner offered Augustana scholarship

Augustana College has offered a tuition scholarship to the Rock Island High School student who won the district Congressional Art Competition.

Lucia Festival

Festival of Sankta Lucia to be celebrated Nov. 29

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia Nov. 29 will commemorate the holiday with traditional Scandinavian Christmas carols, lessons and poetry.

Upper Mississippi Center seeks project proposals

The Upper Mississippi Center at Augustana College is seeking community partnership proposals through 2022-2024, under the Sustainable Working Landscapes Initiative. 

Geology alumni contribute to climate science

Three alumni climate scientists have been selected as lead authors for state, federal and international climate assessments, climate modeling and research.

Charles Hughes

‘Better able to see’: An interview with poet Charles Hughes ’73

The path from successful attorney to award-winning poet led Charles Hughes to his latest award: Augustana’s 2021 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement.

Ruth Nwatu

Nwatu '20 lands selective CDC public health fellowship

Public health/neuroscience double major Ruth Nwatu '20 is working alongside public health experts to promote policies that reduce health inequalities.

APEP

Grant-funded Prison Education Program provides new channel for Augustana's mission

Ten men are attending classes this fall at East Moline Correctional Center, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communication studies through the grant-funded Augustana Prison Education Program.

Laura Keenan named 2021 Lincoln laureate

Laura Kathryn Keenan, a senior from Elmhurst, Ill., was honored as Augustana's student laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois in a virtual  ceremony Nov. 10.

Macbeth

'Macbeth' takes the stage Nov. 11-14

Augustana College will present one of Shakespeare’s most powerful and enduring works, "Macbeth," Nov. 11-14.

PepsiCo Recreation Center

Campus projects to boost arts, academics, athletics

Projects will include new turf on Thorson-Lucken Field, new floor and indoor track at the PepsiCo Rec, plus ongoing renovation of Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts.

Augustana offers social justice microscholarship for second year

Augustana College again will offer the innovative Justice and Social Change Microscholarship of $1,000 a year, renewable for four years.

College announces second GIS Day Nov. 13

Andrew Johnson '10, a senior product engineer at ESRI, will be the featured speaker at Augustana's second GIS Day Nov. 13.

Career outcomesstats

Of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana



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