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Candidates for graduation 2020

Augustana's celebrates our students’ accomplishments and opportunities during their studies on our campus. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.

Student Honors Recognition Awards 2020

Student Honors Recognition Awards acknowledge students who have won awards, scholarships and prizes throughout the academic year.

List of Senior Honors for 2020

Augustana College traditionally holds a Senior Honors Convocation each May in Centennial Hall. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony could not be held on campus this year. Following is the program for the event.

Augustana College Conferral Ceremony, May 23, 2020

Augustana College Conferral Ceremony, May 23, 2020

Augustana College honored the 612 members of the Class of 2020 in a virtual degree conferral ceremony hosted from the campus on May 23, 2020.

Phi Beta Kappa elects new members

The Augustana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 59 senior students to membership. Augustana's chapter dates to 1949.


Live video tour offers look at Lindberg construction

Augustana College took its community on a live virtual tour Thursday at the construction site of the newest building on campus: the Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Center for Health and Human Performance.

Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news!

Georgia Votta ’21 and research poster

Augustana junior awarded $10,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship

Georgia Votta ’21 has been awarded a $10,000 Rossing Physics Scholarship for 2020-21.

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Udden Geology Club traditions don't bow to COVID

The Udden Geology Club, one of the oldest organizations on campus, keeps connected with its weekly meetings during the pandemic.

James Lambrecht

How do you teach a jazz dance move via iPhone?

Teaching at a distance, instead of in the studio or rehearsal space, Augustana arts professors get creative.

Dr. Jason Mahn

Professor fills empty classroom with sense of normalcy

Dr. Jason Mahn conducts his Encountering Religion class in an empty Old Main as a way of anchoring his students.


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Coach Grey Giovanine announces retirement

Augustana’s winningest basketball coach leaves with ‘heartfelt gratitude.’ 

krishna marme

Studying public health in the time of COVID-19

The pandemic has strengthened the commitment of Augustana’s public health majors.

Lydia Boyle

Alumni make a difference in tough times

An occupational therapist, a law student, a businessowner and a 3rd-grade teacher are just four of the thousands of alumni making a difference during the coronavirus crisis.

Augustana senior Kirsten Biefeld

'Pollinator pockets' come to campus

Augustana College will create “pollinator pockets” on campus in response to the decline in populations of bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

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

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