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Augustana College Class of 2022

Class of 2022 praised for resilience, courage

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin praised the Class of 2022 for its resilience but admonished graduates that "democracy demands your active involvement" at Sunday's Augustana College commencement.

Colleage of portraits

Augie artists in College Invitational May 26-Aug. 28

The work of seven Augustana students will be included in the 12 annual College Invitational, opening May 26 at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa.

Jenny Lind winner to perform June 9-10

The winner of Sweden’s Jenny Lind Scholarship Competition, soprano Tessan-Maria Lehmussaari, accompanied by pianist Silja Levander, will perform June 9 in Moline and June 10 in Andover, Ill.

Sorensen Hall with new exterior

Major update to Sorensen Hall among summer projects

Summer projects on the Augustana College campus this year will include a $2.7 million update of Sorensen Hall.

Students working in CORE Commons

Augustana ranked No. 10 in the U.S. for experiential learning

An international firm that connects students with job simulations has ranked Augustana College No. 10 in the U.S. for experiential learning.

Accounting’s Nadia Schwartz wins state teaching award

Nadia Schwartz, associate professor of accounting, has been named an Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator. She is Augustana's third current faculty member to have received the honor.

Candidates for graduation 2022

Augustana’s Commencement ceremony is a celebration of the pride we share in our students’ accomplishments and opportunities during their studies on our campus. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.

Senior Honors Celebration May 21

Augustana College will hold its annual Senior Honors Celebration at 4 p.m. May 21 in the Lindberg Center.

Augustana Choir

Choir headed for Germany, Czech Republic to perform

The Augustana Choir will perform in Germany and the Czech Republic during a tour May 24-June 7.

Amanda Gravelle

Physics scholarship winner loves figuring out how things work

Junior Amanda Gravelle has been awarded a $5,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship. She is one of only 14 exemplary physics students nationwide to receive the award.

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology ceremony May 21

Augustana College will hold a hooding ceremony for its first class of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology graduates at 2 p.m. May 21 in Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Memorial Building.

Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news and photos!

Phi Beta Kappa chapter elects 46 seniors

The Augustana's Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 46 senior students to membership.  

Madison Watwood

Watwood’s study of Greek life earns Hasselmo Award

Madison Watwood ’23 plans to use her Hasselmo prize to fund a study abroad trip, possibly to China to continue her research examining race, identity and local politics as related to Greek life.

Haider Ali poster presentation

Students, faculty share new knowledge in Celebration of Learning

The breadth of a liberal arts education was on full display at the Augustana College Celebration of Learning, where students and faculty presented their academic work for the year.

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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