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Lunchtime Lecture Series

The Swenson Center has organized a Lunchtime Lecture Series highlighting the work being done by scholars using materials in the Swenson Center library and archival collections.

Ken Nwadike Jr.

'Free Hugs Guy' Nwadike to speak on MLK Day

Augustana College will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a virtual keynote by Ken Nwadike Jr. at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 18.

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AUGUSTANA NOW campaign finishes $8M over goal

The blue lights on the Old Main dome turned gold on New Year's as the college surpassed its $125 million, finishing at $133,662,743.


New $1.3M TRIO program for students with high financial need

Augustana College will launch the TRIO Scholars Program in early 2021 to bolster the academic, graduation and career success of students.

Augustana improves ranking for international student enrollment

Augustana College continues to climb the ranks among baccalaureate colleges for the number of international students it enrolls.

$10,000 Business Plan Competition open for 2021

The fifth annual Augustana College Business Plan Competition invites teams or individual students to present their ideas to a panel of business professionals.

Megan Hoppe '21 in the 1865 dress she made

Hoppe '21 combines research, sewing skills in unexpected honors project

Triple major Megan Hoppe '21 combined her research and sewing skills to create an unexpected honors project and "knocked it out of the park," in the words of her advisor.

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College prepares to celebrate successful campaign

Friends of Augustana College will gather virtually on New Year's Eve to celebrate the conclusion of a successful fund-raising campaign.

Dr. Jenny Arkle

Augustana’s focus on the health of streams is local and far-reaching

The Sustainable Urban Watersheds Project has received three grants totaling $40,700 from local organizations to support its work.

Class Notes

Weddings, births, retirements—alumni share their news and photos!

2020 Augustana College Alumni Awards

This year's award winners include a pioneering doctor, a public servant, a coach, and alumni who excel in the law, medicine, and making connections.

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Lindberg space to be named for Cooper '93

Augustana College will name a training lab in its newest building for Aben Emile Cooper '93, an Academic All-American.

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Sankta Lucia lights up the holiday despite pandemic

The annual Sankta Lucia Festival at Augustana College will premiere on video beginning at 6 a.m. Dec. 13.

Dr. Emil Kramer receives lifetime achievement award

Dr. Emil Kramer has been honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Illinois Classical Conference (ICC), recognizing him for outstanding contributions to Classics in the state of Illinois.

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Traditional 'Joy of Christmas' moves online Dec. 9

A 50-year holiday tradition bringing together Augustana students and Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover, Ill., will continue online this year.

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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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