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'The Glass Menagerie' coming up July 13-15, 20-22

The Mississippi Bend Players will present the Tennessee Williams' classic "The Glass Menagerie" July 13-15 and 20-22. The 1944 play, which catapulted Williams to fame, is the story of officer, dreamer and poet Tom Wingfield, who reminisces about working in a warehouse and living  with his overbearing mother and shy sister . 

Class Notes

Alumni news received as of June 30, 2018.

2018 Bandits Scholars

Bandits Scholars score for the home team

In his internship with the QC River Bandits, Daniel Tjaden ’20 can learn ways to connect players with their fans. 

Five Academic All-Americans honored in 2017-2018

Five student-athletes were named Academic All-Americans during the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total to 175 and securing Augustana’s Top 10 ranking among all U.S. colleges and universities.

Augustana alumnus Matt Robinson

Robinson '01 plays tribute to Paul Simon

Matt Robinson '01 and his band will perform Paul Simon's “Graceland” album Thursday in Davenport. The Chicago musician graduated in finance but left accounting to spend full-time on his music.

'Big River'

Mississippi Bend Players kick off with 'Big River'

The Mississippi Bend Players, led by Broadway director and Augustana alumnus Phil McKinley, will kick off their second season with the musical "Big River: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

Caitlin Thom ’18

Caitlin Thom rocks the harp

The 2018 music graduate has a full ride to Baylor University, and she is no foreigner to professional gigs, either. 

Quinn Powers, geology major

Geology major scouts and wins dream internship

First-year geology major Quintin Powers will be digging for dinosaur fossils this summer. He landed an internship as the National Eagle Scout World Explorer Paleontologist this year.

Rebecca Knapper ’16 Wells

The crown: Augie brides get the royal treatment

For more than 50 years, Augustana has kept two crowns secure in a vault on campus. The Swedish bridal crowns — one silver and one gold — only come out for the wedding of an alumnus or student.

Class Notes

News about Augustana alumni received as of June 1, 2018.

Michelle Crouch, opera rehearsal

Giving voice

Augustana’s Michelle Crouch helps singers find their voice and use it to good purpose. Community opera is one example.

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