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Catch up on the latest news and photos from alumni!

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Augustana's education grads are in demand

School administrators across the country consistently inquire about Augustana education grads. 

Martin Luther King Jr.

King celebration Jan. 17 to feature prison education outreach

Augustana College's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., event on Jan. 17 will highlight and explain projects that give incarcerated people the chance to change their lives through education.

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Kamneev Rai '16 finds illness sharpens her focus on music

Before her treatments for a rare cancer were even complete, violinist Kamneev Rai '16 started a master's performance program in Chicago.


$2 million anonymous gift for Bergendoff project

An anonymous donor has contributed $2 million for improvements to Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts.

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Talentino intro event

Next president was drawn to Augustana's mission

Augustana College introduced its next president, Dr. Andrea Talentino, before a packed room on campus as alumni around the world watched online and offered congratulations.

A conversation with Dr. Andrea Talentino

Dr. Andrea Talentino talks with the Augustana Office of Communication and Marketing prior to the announcement of her selection as the ninth president.

Dr. Andrea Talentino

Dr. Andrea Talentino named Augustana’s next president

The Augustana College Board of Trustees announced Dr. Andrea Talentino, provost of Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y., as the next president of Augustana College. She will be the ninth president in the college’s 161-year history, effective July 1, 2022.

Students take the stage off-campus for credit

When the curtain opens on "The Sound of Music" this weekend, Augustana students will be earning credit off campus through a partnership with the Spotlight Theatre in nearby Moline, Ill.

Old Main in spring

Sticker price isn’t the final price

Augustana is more affordable than families might think. Scholarships, grants and other financial aid keep costs lower — often in comparison with large state schools.

"Black Pride"

Art winner offered Augustana scholarship

Augustana College has offered a tuition scholarship to the Rock Island High School student who won the district Congressional Art Competition.

Lucia Festival

Festival of Sankta Lucia to be celebrated Nov. 29

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia Nov. 29 will commemorate the holiday with traditional Scandinavian Christmas carols, lessons and poetry.

Upper Mississippi Center seeks project proposals

The Upper Mississippi Center at Augustana College is seeking community partnership proposals through 2022-2024, under the Sustainable Working Landscapes Initiative. 

Career outcomesstats

Of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana

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