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Handel Oratorio Society

Returning 'Messiah' brings back memories

When Professor Olof Olsson came back to Rock Island from London in 1880, he probably had no idea he was about to create a musical tradition, and generations of memories.

Augustana Lutheran church

Bahls to speak at Andover Founder's Day service

President Steve Bahls will speak at the annual Founders Day service at 4 p.m. April 24 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover, Ill.

Tredway at the Slough

Campus mourns President Emeritus Tredway

Dr. Thomas Tredway, president emeritus of Augustana College, died on Sunday, April 10, after a brief illness. He was 86.

Alumni remember President Emeritus Dr. Thomas Tredway

Dr. Thomas Tredway ’57, president emeritus of Augustana College, died on April 10. Alumni, staff and friends of the college shared memories of Dr. Tredway.

Milestones during Thomas Tredway's presidency

A list of college milestones during Dr. Thomas Tredway's presidency was published in Augustana Magazine, Winter 2003, on the occasion of his retirement.

Book-carriers from Denkmann to the new Library May 12, 1990

Reflecting on Thomas Tredway’s 39 years at Augustana

Dr. Thomas Tredway kept the mission and identity of Augustana as a liberal arts institution clear and steadfast in often uncertain times. 

Tredway inauguration October 1975

Dr. Thomas Tredway's 1975 inaugural address

Dr. Thomas Tredway was installed as Augustana’s seventh president in an outdoor ceremony in October 1975.

Bahls honored for leadership in career development

Augustana College President Steve Bahls has received the 2022 Career Services Champion Award from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award winners announced

Kaitlin Jacobson's poem "crooked smile"” won the 23rd annual Vázquez-Valarezo Poetry Award at Augustana.

Class Notes

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Murry Gerber

Alumnus gives largest gift in Augustana history – $40 million

Murry Gerber 75 has made a $40 million commitment to provide financial aid and scholarships to high-achieving students from families with lower incomes, many of whom will be the first in their family to attend college.

Dworkin brings 'The American Rhapsody' to Augustana April 8

Aaron Dworkin will perform his spoken word composition, "The American Rhapsody," on April 8 with the Augustana Symphony Orchestra, Fernanda Lastra conducting.

Luke McEndarfer, Grant Gershon, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz and Robert Istad, winners of the Grammy for best choral performance

Istad '98 wins Grammy for Mahler choral performance

Robert Istad '98 was amongst a group of musicians who won this year's Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance for "Mahler: Symphony No. 8, 'Symphony of a Thousand'."

Holocaust survivor Rodi Glass to speak May 2

Holocaust survivor Rodi Glass will speak about her experiences as a child in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands at 7 p.m. May 2. Her free talk will be available via Zoom.

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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