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Sen. Dick Durbin

Durbin to speak at commencement May 22

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, will deliver the address at the 162nd Commencement Convocation at Augustana College on Sunday, May 22.

"The Captive" play poster

Relationship drama 'The Captive' on stage April 7-10

Augustana College will present "The Captive," April 7-10, a 1926 melodrama about a woman who pretends to be with a man but is in love with a woman. 

Ernesto Estigarribia

Paraguayan conductor joining Augustana this fall

Augustana College has appointed Paraguayan conductor Ernesto Estigarribia as assistant professor and director of orchestral activities, beginning this fall.

Carson Eipers

Eipers '23 lands All-American honors in weight throw

With a dogged dedication even a pandemic couldn’t deter, Carson Eipers has become the best thrower Augustana has ever seen.

Haley DeGreve

DeGreve '20 brings mental health support to even more schools

Three years after she co-founded Augustana's The Gray Matters Collective —a mental health support and suicide awareness organization — Haley DeGreve continues to spread the message of hope and healing.

Business Plan Competition

Fashion app wins Business Plan Competition

Students won $9,000 in total prize money in Augustana's 2022 Business Plan Competition.

Beyonce Mass

College will host the 'Beyoncé Mass' April 13

Augustana College will welcome “Beyoncé Mass,” a groundbreaking Christian worship service that celebrates the spirituality of Black women, at 7 p.m. April 13 in Centennial Hall on campus.

Kira Banks

A Classics case of an award-winning liberal arts experience

Kira Banks '23 came to Augustana to study biology and public health and, as often happens at a liberal arts school, discovered a passion for a seemingly unrelated major — Classics. Read about her recent award.

Augustana Historical Society celebrates release of new book

The Augustana Historical Society will celebrate the release of "An Adventure in Faith" by Dr. Bob Frank at 4 p.m. April 9 at St. James Lutheran Church, 3134 31st Ave., Rock Island.  

Swenson Center to celebrate 40th with symposium, dinner

Augustana’s Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center will host a symposium May 7 with rising scholars, an open house and dinner.

Class Notes

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The 39 Steps cast

'The 39 Steps' zooms onto stage March 10-13

Augustana College will present “The 39 Steps” March 10-13,  a Hitchcock masterpiece crossed with a spy novel and a dash of Monty Python.

Creators of musical will explain their process March 12

The writers and a leader actor in the upcoming "Aaron Power!", an Irish-American musical of diversity, will talk about their work at 2 p.m. March 12 at the Brunner Theatre Center on campus.

Cassidy Wiltjer and  Roxanne Torian in "'night, Mother"

“ ‘night, Mother' brings crisis to the stage March 3-6

“ ‘night, Mother,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a mother and daughter in crisis, will be presented March 3-6 at Augustana College.

Francisco to compare traditional theatre, Native American dancing

Ira Francisco, an environmental activist and Native American dancer from Chicago, will present "A Comparison of the Pow-Wow Ritual to European Traditional Theatre" at 7 p.m. March 5 at the Brunner Theatre on campus.

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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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