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Dia de la Raza campus and community event Sept. 15

Augustana College will host Dia de la Raza , a campus and community event celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, on Sept. 15.

Exhibit: Sept. 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World

The Thomas Tredway Library will offer a poster exhibition, "September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World," developed by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, through Sept. 13.

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Students shine in summer internships across the country

As summer interns, more than 150 Augustana students discovered what they want to do in life, what they don't want to do, and how to use what they've learned in class to be collaborative problem-solvers.

Augustana junior directs at Moline theatre

Augustana junior Jacqueline Isaacson became the first student director at Moline’s Black Box Theatre this summer with the positively reviewed “Murder in Green Meadows.”

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Music alumni show Jones '24 what's possible

Until Ryan Jones '24 applied to Augustana, he didn’t realize all his music teachers from elementary through high school in Lake Zurich, Ill., were Augustana alumni.

New music faculty excited to get started

Augustana’s Department of Music welcomes a director of jazz and director of orchestras this fall.

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Alumni mix Sloughfest experience into new music company

Two of the students who organized the first Sloughfest on-campus music festival have started their own music artist management/consulting company.

Black Hawk and Augustana head back to school, together

Through a new agreement, students applying to Black Hawk with the intention of completing an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree may apply to Augustana at the same time.

Class Notes July-August 2021

Catch up on all latest news from alumni!

Mississippi Bend Players offering virtual encores

The Mississippi Bend Players will offer a virtual encore of two shows from its summer season in July and August.

Twins Zach and Blake Benn pose for a photo in letterman's jackets.

4 sets of twins and 9 Josephs: meet the Class of 2025

The newest class of Vikings has some impressive stats, and popular names. 
 

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Augustana launches esports; first all-gender varsity team

Augustana College will add varsity esports to its sports lineup, launching in the fall of 2022.

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College to offer ‘income insurance’ for new transfers

Augustana College is the first in the nation to partner with Degree Insurance and offer “income insurance” for new students who transfer to Augustana.

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Grads take trips together every year — for 40-plus years

Lifelong friendships are a thing at Augustana. These 1970s grads have taken an outdoor adventure together at least once every year for more than 40 years — and they still like each other!

College updates COVID-19 policies for fall semester

Augustana College will lift COVID-19 restrictions for fully vaccinated people on campus for the fall semester. 

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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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