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College prepares to celebrate successful campaign

Friends of Augustana College will gather virtually on New Year's Eve to celebrate the conclusion of a successful fund-raising campaign.

Assessing the safety of travel programs

If travel programs in the coming months must be canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, program directors plan to make that decision by Feb. 15, 2021.

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Augustana’s focus on the health of streams is local and far-reaching

The Sustainable Urban Watersheds Project has two new grants to support its work: $13,300 for student internships and $7,400 for equipment.

Class Notes

Weddings, births, retirements—alumni share their news and photos!

2020 Augustana College Alumni Awards

This year's award winners include a pioneering doctor, a public servant, a coach, and alumni who excel in the law, medicine, and making connections.

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Lindberg space to be named for Cooper '93

Augustana College will name a training lab in its newest building for Aben Emile Cooper '93, an Academic All-American.

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Sankta Lucia lights up the holiday despite pandemic

The annual Sankta Lucia Festival at Augustana College will premiere on video beginning at 6 a.m. Dec. 13.

Dr. Emil Kramer receives lifetime achievement award

Dr. Emil Kramer has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Illinois Classical Conference (ICC), recognizing him for outstanding contributions to Classics in the state of Illinois.

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Traditional 'Joy of Christmas' moves online Dec. 9

A 50-year holiday tradition bringing together Augustana students and Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover, Ill., will continue online this year.

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Christmas at Augustana, one day at a time

Open a door a day through Dec. 24 to see an Augustana ensemble perform a festive new work or a favorite from Christmas seasons past. 

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Vikings Took Care: How Augustana stayed together

As students left for Thanksgiving break and then finish to the semester virtually, the college met the goal it set last summer: Give them the chance to study on campus despite the pandemic.

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'Christmas at Augustana' becomes Advent calendar

Christmas at Augustana has been converted into a virtual Advent calendar, where the audience can open a new performance every day starting Dec. 1.


GIS Day to highlight growing career field

Geology majors harness the power of this geospatial technology to study tectonics in Trinidad and Venezuela.

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New geospatial science technology minor not just for science majors

Augustana will offer a new experiential minor in geographic information science and technology beginning in the fall of 2021.

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Augustana announces new grant, benefits for students

Augustana College has a new $3,000-$5,000 grant for high-achieving Illinois high school students who have worked with community-based organizations.

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