Planetarium open house planned April 29
Augustana's John Deere Planetarium will be open to the public on Saturday, April 29, from 8:30-10 p.m. for an evening of stargazing and planet viewing. In the event of cloudy sky conditions, the indoor planetarium programs will still be offered.
SVCC signs agreement with Augustana College
Sauk Valley Community College (SVCC) has entered into an agreement with Augustana College to enhance and expand opportunities for students enrolled at SVCC. This agreement allows students enrolling at SVCC with the intention of completing an associate of arts program to apply to Augustana at the same time.
Augie sends two teams to CFA Challenge finals
Augustana’s two CFA Institute Research Challenge teams presented their research at Morningstar, Inc., hosted by the CFA Society Chicago. Out of 16 teams, seven advanced as finalists, including Augustana’s two teams. “The competition was fierce,” said Dr. Lina Zhou, the teams' faculty advisor.
Dr. Dianna Shandy selected as Augustana's next provost
Dr. Dianna Shandy, professor of anthropology and former associate provost for strategic initiatives and interim inaugural dean of the faculty at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., has been selected as Augustana College's next provost.
WVIK announces launch of 24/7 classical station, names new general manager
Quad Cities NPR affiliate WVIK announces the launch of WVIK Classical, a 24/7 classical music station, and the appointment of Jared Johnson as the station’s CEO and general manager.
Carr '23 named Augustana’s 178th Academic All-American
Viking basketball's Daniel Carr '23 has been named an Academic All-American, one of the highest honors for collegiate student-athletes. Augustana ranks No. 1 in the CCIW and seventh in NCAA DIII in number of Academic All-Americans.
Augustana Theatre presents ‘Small Mouth Sounds’
The Augustana College Department of Theatre presents "Small Mouth Sounds," March 16-19, at the Brunner Theatre Center Main Stage. Ben Gougeon of Quad City Arts will direct the performance.
Augustana College expands access to gender-affirming voice therapy
A $10,000 grant will allow Augustana College's Barbara A. Roseman Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing to increase access to gender-affirming voice therapy for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.
Endre Rice to return to perform jazz concert
Musician Endre Rice, former jazz director at Augustana, will return to campus to rehearse and perform with the Augustana Jazz Ensemble on March 10.
Vacation app wins Business Plan Competition
Fun Travel, an app that helps people plan vacations by sharing new and exciting events and locations in the cities they are visiting, won Augustana’s seventh annual Business Plan Competition.
Augustana, Rock Island partner on Lincoln Park tennis complex
A joint partnership between Augustana College and the city of Rock Island will bring a new tennis court complex to Lincoln Park. The new complex is expected to open by Labor Day for college and public use.
Augustana team scores in top 10% worldwide in business simulation
In her January term business class, Dr. Amanda Baugous assigned a virtual competitive simulation in which teams of students “run” their own business. One team scored in the top 10% in the world.
Students share their literary tastes
In Dr. Meg Gillette's January term class, students examined the relevance of important food scenes in literature of all kinds, from playful children’s stories to celebrated classic novels.
How transformation happens in four years at Augustana
It comes down to opportunities and mentors. Just ask Max Petersen ’10.