Marissa Gasper's poem "Body Image" won the 17th annual Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award at Augustana. Her poem "Solitude" also took third place. Second-place went to Sara Mosaddegh's "Unfulfilled."
Every Augustana geography major has completed an extended, original research project since 1971, making geography the forerunner for Senior Inquiry.
Money is not the measure of success at a job or life, Augustana College's new graduates were told Sunday at the iWireless Center during the school's 155th commencement ceremony.
Five hundred and sixty-two students participated in Augustana's 155 Commencement Convocation. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.
Andrew Skalak of the Augustana Video Bureau captured this snapshot of Commencement and asked graduates about the future.
Dr. Dan Lee of the Augustana Center for the Study of Ethics has announced the winners of the 10th annual Ethics Essay Contest. The winners will be recognized at the Celebration of Learning May 6.
Four retiring professors and a coach were recognized for their years of service and invaluable contributions to students and the college at Augustana's 155th commencement ceremony.
What are called "learning communities" have been around awhile. They typically involve combining two or more courses in different academic disciplines to approach topics in new ways. Taking these student communities abroad adds an extra dimension.
The Augustana Vikings had three seniors repeat as Academic All-America selections. On Tuesday, the College Sports Information Directors of America released the list of spring Academic All-America honorees. Runners David Devore and Becca Sund were on it for the second straight year, while David Voland landed a spot on the list for a third straight year.
Beginning in the fall of 2016 Augustana's residential life program began to focus on the student experience from year to year. The new model includes ties to courses and activities outside of class.
A member of the women’s track and field team designed a poster for her graphics design class that caught the attention of coaches, professors and college administrators. A banner with Kayla Bushey’s design now hangs at Augustana’s Paul V. Olsen Track. As she explains, the message is simple: don’t get nervous about “race,” whether it’s a run or a different skin tone.
Dr. David Crowe, professor of English, has completed a book examining John Updike's many claims about Søren Kierkegaard's life and work. In "Cosmic Defiance: Updike's Kierkegaard and the Maples Stories," Dr. Crowe tells the story of Updike's first reading of Kierkegaard and life-long fascination with the existentialist theologian.
Augustana is excited to announce the 2015 Good Fit T-shirt photo contest winners. In the Good Fit contest, incoming first-year students are eligible to win one of several $1,000 scholarships to attend Augustana. For their photos, students must wear the Augustana T-shirt they received when visiting campus. More than 100 entries were received for the 2015 contest.