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Brandon Wilkerson

To find your best career field, choose Augustana

How students go from "undecided" on a major to accomplishing more than they imagined.

Tom Jessee

Tom Jessee named head men’s basketball coach

Tom Jessee, a 1991 Augustana graduate and long-time assistant coach, was named the 17th head basketball coach in the 120-year history of the Viking men's program.

Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Center for Health and Human Performance

Grant to help launch new minor in integrative medicine and humanities

The minor and an internship program with UnityPoint Health will serve students who pursue pre-professional degrees in health care.

Josh Malone

New York Times features 2020 grad's research

Geology/geography double major Josh Malone '20 of Chenoa, Ill., never imagined his Senior Inquiry research would one day be featured in The New York Times.

Dr. Emily Landon

Dr. Emily Landon ’99 to speak at commencement

Dr. Emily Landon ’99 will be the commencement speaker for the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Augustana College ceremonies on May 23.

Annelisa Burns

Hasselmo winner to explore where religion, environmentalism intersect

A triple major in religion, English and German studies, Annelisa Burns '22 of Naperville, Ill., is the winner of the 2021 Hasselmo Award for Academic Pursuit.

Commencement 2019

College plans three commencement ceremonies May 23

Augustana College will hold three separate graduation ceremonies for the classes of 2020 and 2021 on Sunday, May 23.

Jared Reiling

When music meets math, advisors make it work

Math and music. Most people would think they are very different academic subjects but actually they're very similar, says double-major Jared Reiling '23.

Lindberg Center continues to take shape

Construction of the Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Center for Health and Human Performance is on schedule to be finished in 2021. Here is a look at recent progress.

Lucas Simon in CORE

What’s at the CORE of Augustana grads’ career success?

Here’s how the Augustana community helped Genesis Li '21 get into her dream grad school.

Lindberg center

U.S. News ranks Augustana high in innovation

Based on survey results from peer schools, Augustana ranked No. 1 on U.S. News' Most Innovative Schools list among liberal arts colleges in Illinois and No. 42 nationally.

Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news and photos!

students on quad

Eastern Iowa and Augustana create partnership

Augustana College and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges have announced Augustana Next, a dual application program.

Augustana College

College will return to in-person classes this fall

Augustana leaders have announced a return to the college’s normal, time-honored teaching and learning experience this fall.

Re-creation of Bergendoff Hall starting this summer

Changes to the Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts will begin this summer, when the northwest corner of the second floor will become new offices for the music education faculty. 

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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