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Nelly Cheboi

Cheboi '16 in the running for CNN Hero of the Year

Nelly Cheboi '16 is in the running for CNN Hero of the Year for her work with TechLit Africa, a nonprofit she co-founded that redistributes recycled computers in schools in rural Kenya.

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In class with Swedish peers without leaving campus

When Augustana's Dymitri Kanellakis ’24 signed up for "SCAN-310A Crises in Sweden-US," he never expected eight of his classmates would be nearly 4,500 miles away at Uppsala University, Sweden.

Augustana students join film series planning

Students at local high schools and colleges, including Augustana, chose the films in this year's QC Environmental Film Series starting Jan. 22.

Symphony Orchestra competition winners

Winners of the Augustana Symphony Orchestra Concerto and Aria Competition held Sunday are Alex Sell, bass trombone; Adele Shirkey, flute; and Abriana Tereza, soprano.

William "Nishal" Weems and President Andrea Talentino

William "Nishal" Weems named 2022 student laureate

William “Nishal” Weems, an Augustana College senior from Carpentersville, Ill., was selected as a student laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. 

'Cabaret' Nov. 17-20

Back to the Kit Kat Club in 'Cabaret' Nov. 17-20

Augustana College will present the musical "Cabaret" Nov. 17-20 at the Brunner Theatre Center. Set in 1929  Berlin, the musical focuses on the hedonistic nightlife at the Kit Kat Klub.

Syd Krueger

Krueger's love for the game overcomes first-year injury

Playing college volleyball had been her dream since she was 12. About 15 minutes into her first practice as a Viking, Sydney Krueger '24 jumped for a hit at the net, landed awkwardly and “blew out” her knee. Two years later, as a junior, she's named one of the CCIW's best.

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Festival of Sankta Lucia celebrated Dec. 5

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia Dec. 5 will commemorate the holiday with traditional Scandinavian Christmas carols, lessons and poetry.

Christmas at Augustana 2019

Christmas at Augustana, other holiday events planned

Augustana College celebrates the season with several events and performances open to the public.

Augustana alumni and staff Forty Under 40 awardees

Nine honored at 'Forty Under 40'

Eight Augustana College alumni and one staff member are among the “Forty Under 40” recognized for their positive impact in the community by the Quad Cities Regional Business Journal. 

'Season of Light' planetarium show Dec. 10-16

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," Dec. 10-16.

Ryan Pryor, men’s water polo head coach, talks with his team at Anne Greve Lund Natatorium.

Pre-season coaches' poll didn't hold water

Never mind the pre-season coaches' poll that placed Augustana's men's water polo team at the bottom of the conference. The Vikings are on top of the east division of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and 12-5 overall.

Rocky Resource Room coordinator Kathy Lelonek, Rock Island High School principal Jeff Whitaker and Augustana President Andrea Talentino at the check presentation on Oct. 31.

President Talentino delivers street party funds to Rocky Resource Room

President Andrea Talentino visited the Rocky Resource Room on Oct. 31 to deliver $2,844 raised at her post-inauguration street party to benefit students in the Rock Island-Milan district. 

Paige Lundborg

Academic opportunities in the lab, the marsh and on the beach

Three Augustana science students — Paige Lundborg, Bobby Nwachukwu and Audrey Zettler — made the most of their summer by taking advantage of opportunities on campus, in the Quad Cities and in another country.

College participates in National Alumni Career Mobility Survey

Augustana College has partnered with the Career Leadership Collective, a higher education solutions group, to conduct a national online survey to collect career pathway data from alumni. 

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



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