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Journalism major builds portfolio in Greece

A historic snowstorm, a massive political protest, and a sensitive interview with a beleaguered baker: Augustana senior Joe McCoy is using a semester in Greece to reach his goal of of becoming a nationally known TV reporter.

En garde! Augustana fencer competes in the Junior Olympics

Bryson Robinson-Levant is ready to advance and attack this weekend on a national stage. The first-year Augustana student is in Salt Lake City competing in the USA Fencing – Junior Olympic Championships.

TRIO students pitch in on national day of service

 Augustana students in the college’s TRIO Student Support Services program will participate in a national day of service in 
celebration of National TRIO Day Feb. 26.

Centennial Hall with students

Augustana announces innovative spring visit schedule

Augustana College has launched a spring visit schedule for 2022 with unique virtual and in-person events, plus a grant of $500 for visitors to campus who enroll.

Gottardo wedding

Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news and photos!


Augustana among top schools helping low-income students get ahead

Augustana College is a good investment for low-income students, according to "The Colleges Where Low-Income Students Get the Highest ROI," a new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

Paisley Rekdal, poet laureate of Utah, to speak April 27

The 2022 River Readings will welcome Paisley Rekdal, poet laureate of Utah, on April 27. The reading will begin at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of the Olin Center. The event is free and open to the public

Jacob Bancks

Curtain-up for Dr. Bancks’ first opera

Augustana's Dr. Jacob Bancks’ opera about people with cancer, and those who love them, premiered Feb. 12. Ten of his Augustana colleagues were involved in the production.

Jazz fest performers

Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival returns Feb. 26

The annual Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival returns to Augustana College on Feb. 26, featuring solo and chamber music.

Claire Weeks

Employers, grad schools on the lookout for student-athletes

Balancing academics and athletics yields sought-after skills for employers and graduate schools. CORE offers workshops specifically for student-athletes to help them connect their skills to their future goals.

Lindberg Center

1 in 2 Augustana grads has double (sometimes triple!) majors

Around the country, about 25% of college students double major. At Augustana, it’s much higher — 53.4% of the Class of 2020 had double or triple majors. What are the advantages?

Francophone Film Festival weekly Feb. 10-March 5

The annual Francophone Film Festival at Augustana will screen a film each Thursday from Feb. 10-March 5. All films are free to the public. Films begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Olin Center on campus.

Rowen Schussheim-Anderson: Tapestry Collage, Jan.24-Feb.25

Professor Rowen Schussheim-Anderson will exhibit her art in Tapestry Collage, an exhibit that will run from Jan. 24-Feb. 25 at the Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, Davenport.

College to continue 'income insurance' for new transfer applicants

Augustana College again will offer “income insurance” for new students who transfer to Augustana for the spring 2022. 

Stone Lecture: Convert, Leave, or Die: Can the Jews of Spain Go Home Again?

Biological anthropologist Dr. Suzanne Walker-Pacheco will deliver this year's Stone Lecture in Judaism on the history of Sephardic Judaism and her quest to become a Spanish citizen.

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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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