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Five Academic All-Americans honored in 2017-2018

Five student-athletes were named Academic All-Americans during the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total to 175 and securing Augustana’s Top 10 ranking among all U.S. colleges and universities.

Augustana alumnus Matt Robinson

Robinson '01 plays tribute to Paul Simon

Matt Robinson '01 and his band will perform Paul Simon's “Graceland” album Thursday in Davenport. The Chicago musician graduated in finance but left accounting to spend full-time on his music.

'Big River'

Mississippi Bend Players kick off with 'Big River'

The Mississippi Bend Players, led by Broadway director and Augustana alumnus Phil McKinley, will kick off their second season with the musical "Big River: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

Caitlin Thom ’18

Caitlin Thom rocks the harp

The 2018 music graduate has a full ride to Baylor University, and she is no foreigner to professional gigs, either. 

Quinn Powers, geology major

Geology major scouts and wins dream internship

First-year geology major Quintin Powers will be digging for dinosaur fossils this summer. He landed an internship as the National Eagle Scout World Explorer Paleontologist this year.

Rebecca Knapper ’16 Wells

The crown: Augie brides get the royal treatment

For more than 50 years, Augustana has kept two crowns secure in a vault on campus. The Swedish bridal crowns — one silver and one gold — only come out for the wedding of an alumnus or student.

Class Notes

News about Augustana alumni received as of June 1, 2018.

Michelle Crouch, opera rehearsal

Giving voice

Augustana’s Michelle Crouch helps singers find their voice and use it to good purpose. Community opera is one example.

150 Augustana faculty

On the way to semesters

After wrapping up the academic year, Augustana faculty rested for 24 hours. Then they buckled down again.

CSD students

Students invited to observe at clinic

High school students who are interested in studying speech-language pathology or audiology are invited to observe at Augustana Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing this summer.

Grayson Dixon

My Augustana Story: Grayson Dixon

Grayson Dixon ’19 began reading about psychology in sixth grade and started playing cello in seventh grade. He’s now channeling that interest into a double major in music performance and neuroscience.

Janice Wu at Microsoft

Augustana grads landing tech jobs

New graduates will find out just how well a liberal arts education works in technology fields.

Commencement 2018

Augustana congratulates 630 graduates

Augustana College congratulated 630 new graduates May 20 in a ceremony at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

Sabrina Hill

Her future is (Ful)bright

Study abroad, academics, her student group and volunteering put Sabrina Hill ’18 in the right spot for her next big adventure.

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