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Business Plan Competition

Fashion app wins Business Plan Competition

Students won $9,000 in total prize money in Augustana's 2022 Business Plan Competition.

Beyonce Mass

College will host the 'Beyoncé Mass' April 13

Augustana College will welcome “Beyoncé Mass,” a groundbreaking Christian worship service that celebrates the spirituality of Black women, at 7 p.m. April 13 in Centennial Hall on campus.

Kira Banks

A Classics case of an award-winning liberal arts experience

Kira Banks '23 came to Augustana to study biology and public health and, as often happens at a liberal arts school, discovered a passion for a seemingly unrelated major — Classics. Read about her recent award.

Augustana Historical Society celebrates release of new book

The Augustana Historical Society will celebrate the release of "An Adventure in Faith" by Dr. Bob Frank at 4 p.m. April 9 at St. James Lutheran Church, 3134 31st Ave., Rock Island.  

Swenson Center to celebrate 40th with symposium, dinner

Augustana’s Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center will host a symposium May 7 with rising scholars, an open house and dinner.

Class Notes

Alumni share their news and photos!

The 39 Steps cast

'The 39 Steps' zooms onto stage March 10-13

Augustana College will present “The 39 Steps” March 10-13,  a Hitchcock masterpiece crossed with a spy novel and a dash of Monty Python.

Creators of musical will explain their process March 12

The writers and a leader actor in the upcoming "Aaron Power!", an Irish-American musical of diversity, will talk about their work at 2 p.m. March 12 at the Brunner Theatre Center on campus.

Cassidy Wiltjer and  Roxanne Torian in "'night, Mother"

“ ‘night, Mother' brings crisis to the stage March 3-6

“ ‘night, Mother,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a mother and daughter in crisis, will be presented March 3-6 at Augustana College.

Francisco to compare traditional theatre, Native American dancing

Ira Francisco, an environmental activist and Native American dancer from Chicago, will present "A Comparison of the Pow-Wow Ritual to European Traditional Theatre" at 7 p.m. March 5 at the Brunner Theatre on campus.

Dr. Carolyn Yaschur with students in multimedia class.

Five Questions: Dr. Carolyn Yaschur

The tools and platforms will continue to change. But, as Dr. Carolyn Yaschur explains in this Five Questions interview, journalism students who know how to adapt and tell a story will have their pick of careers.

Nelly Cheboi

Teaching tech literacy to change children's lives

2016 grad Nelly Cheboi’s goal for her nonprofit TechLit Africa: expand the digital literacy initiative to 100 more schools and reach an additional 40,000 kids in Kenya in 2022.

Drone with students

Why did an Augustana GIS class learn to fly?

Classwork: fly drones, create maps for Augustana's facilities department, even become a FAA-certified drone pilot.

Augustana students at the music conference

Music ed students see hard work pay off at conference

An unusual three years as the host school at a state music education conference have given Augustana students some extra opportunities to learn about leadership and making connections.

Andrea Talentino

Presidential inauguration to highlight Homecoming Weekend this fall

Andrea Talentino will be inaugurated as the ninth president of Augustana College on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022.

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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