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2018 Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award winners

Caitlyn Lecour, a sophomore from Manhattan, Ill., was the winner of this year's Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award. 

Swenson Center director in Swedish Press

Swenson Center director featured in magazine

Interview with Dr. Dag Blanck in Swedish Press magazine. 

 "The Drowsy Chaperone."

Upcoming 'Drowsy Chaperone' makes gentle fun of musical theatre

Augustana College will present the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" April 27-29 and May 4-6, a Jazz Age show which pokes fun at the cliches of musical theatre.

Birdies for Charity

Support the Swenson Center with Birdies for Charity

Support the Swenson Center with Birdies for Charity. Your donation goes even further with this program!

Chemistry open house is a formula for fun

The Augustana chemistry department welcomed visitors of all ages at its annual open house April 14. Faculty and students performed and explained many different chemistry demonstrations such as explosions and color changes. 

Seniors show their work in art exhibition

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art is opening its final exhibition of the 2017-2018 academic year, 2018 Senior Show.

College announces $1M beautification fund

President Steve Bahls has pledged $1 million to maintain Augustana's status as one of America's most beautiful college campuses. The three-year campaign, Blue, Gold and Beautiful, was announced Friday.

Lundblad' 66 to lead Ascension Day observance

Campus is invited to celebrate Ascension Day with worship and a sermon by the Rev. Barbara K. Lundblad '66. Ascension of Our Lord is one of the principal festivals of the Christian liturgical year for which Ascension Chapel at Augustana College gets its name. 

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Bergendoff Hall renovation to match quality of programs

The successful opening of the Brunner Theatre Center allows the college to now focus its attention on Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts.

My Augustana Story: Katie Griswold

As a new student, Katie Griswold auditioned for and accepted to the Augustana Choir, which, she says "was a big, big thing for me." It turned out to be just the first of many musical and theatrical milestones for her.

Thank you

Thank you, student workers

The library salutes our hard-working students who help to keep the library running smoothly.

'Hidden child' of the Holocaust to speak April 16

Marguerite Mishkin, a "hidden child" of the Holocaust, will speak at Augustana at 7 p.m. April 16 in Wallenberg Hall inside the Denkmann Memorial Buidling.

Neil to perform last faculty recital April 10

Mary Neil, professor of piano and musicianship, will perform her final recital as a faculty member April 10. She plans to retire in May after a 32-year career with the college. 

Church historian visiting April 23-24

Augustana alumna and church historian the Rev. Dr. Maria E. Erling '78 will visit campus April 23-24. She will offer a public talk, "Augustana's Belief in the Power of Young Adults," at 4:30 p.m. April 23 at the Wilson Center.

Katie Laschanzky in SCA Today

Swenson Center student worker featured in magazine

Swenson Center student worker Katie Laschanzky is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of SCA Today magazine. 

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