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Thao (Kelly) Pham ’19

Hasselmo Award winner is off to California for the summer

Kelly Pham ’19 has a plan for the award, but it’s in pursuit of research, not beaches.

2018 Eddy Mabry Diversity Award winners

Essays about the disconnect between white Christians and the struggles of marginalized people, and prejudiced standards of beauty, won the 2018 Eddy Mabry Diversity Award.

Rachel Reiter at Longfellow

Senior Inquiry is good for you

Rachel Reiter ’18 discovered her ultimate career goal—and more—through her Senior Inquiry project.

Letters at the Swenson Center

Swenson Center feature video

Video of Swenson Center by Rachel Leman, Augustana College class of 2020. Her goal was to make the campus more aware of the Center as a resource for students. 

hanson hall

Hanson Hall of Science expansion groundbreaking

Augustana held a groundbreaking ceremony for the $8.5 million, four-story  expansion of Hanson Hall of Science on May 10, 2018.

close the gap dinner

Close the Gap donors, recipients celebrate

The first students to receive Augustana's Close the Gap scholarships are graduating this month. At recent dinner on campus, donors and the students they've helped celebrated their success.

8 things to know about the change to semesters

Augustana moves to semesters in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Class Notes

Swedish-American church records on microfilm

Swedish-American and Swedish-Canadian church records now online

Swedish-American and Swedish-Canadian church record microfilms have been scanned and indexed, and are now available on

Candidates for graduation 2018

Augustana’s Commencement ceremony is a celebration of the pride we share in our students’ accomplishments. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.

Rogers ’12 to direct Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity

Michael Rogers ’12 has been named the director of Augustana's Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity.

Coach Paul Olsen

For Ols, the goal was always the journey

Paul Olsen will retire this June after being the head men’s cross country coach at Augustana since 1966, and the head track and field coach since 1969.

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