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Rowen Schussheim-Anderson at the loom

John Deere Art Collection lands Augustana artist’s “Landrise”

Art professor Rowen Schussheim-Anderson’s tapestry was commissioned by the Quad Cities Cultural Trust as a gift to Deere & Company.

Ellen Dixon

Theatre’s Ellen Dixon answers the call

Ellen Dixon, a superhero in the theatre arts department, leads initiative to make hundreds of masks for Augustana employees and students.

Megan Bildner '13

Bildner '13 awarded I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award

Megan Bildner '13, Pleasant Valley High School science teacher was awarded the I.O.W.A. STEM Teacher Award in 2020.

Senior Art Exhibition 2020

Augustana College Senior Art Exhibition

Depth, diversity and delight can be found in the art created by the graduating studio art, graphic design and art history majors.

Colleges hear most employers still hiring

More than 90 employers shared their hiring plans and hopes for improved recruiting at a virtual town hall Tuesday, organized by Augustana and other local colleges and organizations.

Augie Pickle Wrap Pizza

climate rally

Solar project spurred by students begins this summer

Augustana College plans to place solar panels that will provide about 8% of the college’s annual electric energy.

Haley DeGreve

DeGreve nationally recognized for mental health campaign

An Augustana senior described as "a fierce advocate" for mental health awareness has received national recognition for her work.

Brodahl clinic patient

CSD graduate program receives accreditation

A new graduate program in speech-language pathology at Augustana has been accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

A plane tree that is not a plain tree

Once in a lifetime does one encounter such a being. It lives on a steep hillside above Mill Creek at the Josua Lindahl Hill Prairies Nature Preserve.

Excellence in the Liberal Arts winners named

Eight Augustana juniors are the recipients of the Excellence in the Liberal Arts Award, which provides students with $400-$4,000 for international study or summer programs in the humanities.

Live streaming connects Augustana community

Augustana’s Tribe of Vikings purchased new equipment this year for live streaming athletic events. In the absence of spring athletics, the equipment now is being used to keep the Augustana community connected.

2019 augustana graduation

Graduation: virtual May 23, in person Oct. 11

Although the coronavirus pandemic delayed its traditional ceremony, Augustana College will celebrate its Class of 2020 virtually in May and in person in October.

Nancy Huse Award winners announced

The Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program has awarded the Nancy Huse Award for Outstanding Senior to two recipients this year: Willow Kornoski and Shyan Devoss.

Rhonda Brown Sowards

Former Vikings athlete now leads an ER team

2000 Academic All-American Rhonda (Brown) Sowards battles COVID-19 in the emergency room. 

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