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Augustana hosts reentry simulation

The event, which will include up to 100 students and nearly 30 volunteers, highlights the struggles and challenges faced by individuals who are transitioning from incarceration back into their communities.

Jones ’20 continues to create inclusive communities

Now an Iowa College of Law student, former Vikings basketball standout Alexis Jones  '20 continues to make a difference. She has immersed herself in promoting diversity and supporting minority law students.

President Talentino and Chancellor Tracy Poelvoorde, Ph.D.

Augustana, Trinity College announce direct-entry nursing program

Students in this program will complete two years at Augustana College and two years at Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences. They are assured a place in the Bachelor of Science Nursing program at Trinity College and will benefit from faculty co-advisors.

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Picture yourself at Augustana!

Every part of Augustana’s campus is beautiful, but some locations are just perfect for the 'gram. Complete an official visit through admissions and take a photo at three of our insta-worthy locations to be entered into a drawing to receive a $50 Augustana Bookstore gift card!

 ACLU Senior Staff Attorney Emerson Sykes

ACLU leader Sykes to present Curtis Family Lecture March 4

 ACLU Senior Staff Attorney Emerson Sykes will present the lecture “Freedom of expression and freedom of inquiry in polarized time” at the free March 4 lecture.

Dr. Hintzsche and daughter

’06 grad impacting families with PherDal Fertility Science

Some people make a career of improving lives. Dr. Jenn Hintzsche ’06 also helps create them. The FDA has granted clearance to an at-home insemination kit that allows would-be parents to take control of their experience. Dr. Hintzsche created the device.

Jordan Delp

Delp introduced as men's basketball head coach

A 2009 graduate of Augustana, Jordan Delp played for the Vikings from 2004-2009. He was named acting head coach in December 2023.

The Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble

Augustana's Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble touring in April

The ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Michael Zemek, will perform three concerts in April.

Associate Professor Stacy Barton at the podium.

Augustana hosts film ribbon cutting, announces department name change

The event included tours of the film production facilities and the iMac lab space. It also included a screening of student work from the inaugural Augustana Student and Film Showcase.

OperX logo

Augustana OperX to perform ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

Dr. Patrick McNally, assistant professor of music and director of opera, will direct the Feb. 17 performance.

Class Notes

Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news!

Holden Village students posing for a photo before heading to the village.

Five years of Augustana’s January Term

Augustana College students take a break from their 15-week semester schedule to engage in a month-long period of intensive learning during January Term, or J-term. This three-and-a-half week course was added as part of the college’s transition to semesters in 2019-2020.

Kyle Hutchins

Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival slated for Feb. 24

The free event at Bergendoff Hall will feature guest artist Kyle Hutchins. 

Augustana Symphonic Band

Augustana's Symphonic Band touring Midwest in March

Directed by Dr. James Lambrecht, the tour marks the Augustana Symphonic Band’s first domestic tour since the 2020 pandemic.

Career outcomes

Career Outcomes

Class of 2023 outcomes, of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana



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