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Dave Wrath

Wrath’s ‘life in the toy store’ earns CoSIDA Lifetime Achievement Award

Before the digital age dawned, CoSIDA Hall of Famer Dave Wrath ’80 found ways to remain connected, even installing a fax machine at his home.

Dr. Robert Istad ’98

What happens after you win a Grammy?

Ask Dr. Robert Istad ’98, part of the group of musicians who won this year’s Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance. A lot happened after that.

Paul Anderson

’65 grad’s sustainable clean energy project wins two prizes

Dr. Paul Anderson ’65 accepted the top prize in two categories at the Premios Verdes (Green Awards) in Miami.

Music students in Ukraine

Seeing a need, taking action in Ukraine

Violinist Kamneev Rai ’16 is in Ukraine to assist in averting human trafficking and connect volunteers with suppliers to ensure goods get to those who need it most. She's also giving music lessons.

collage of alumni leaders

What makes a good leader?

For the Leadership issue of Augustana Magazine Summer 2022, alumni talk about what makes a good leader.

Cameron Onumah

Cameron Onumah: Advocating for his generation’s issues

Cameron Onumah’s penchant for seeking leadership roles got its start during his student days at Augustana. Today he is a thriving young professional who remains steadfast in his passion to lead and his appreciation for Augustana.

Clock dedication to honor Professor Emeritus Meyer

President Steve Bahls will dedicate a new campus clock on June 27 that honors the legacy of Augustana Professor Emeritus Clarence “Chad” Meyer ’51.

Pole vaulter Kat Kresbach

Pole vaulter Krebasch ’22 now All-American

Pole vaulter Kat Krebasch '22 became Augustana's first All-American in the event on the women's side since 2007, earning third place at the NCAA DIII National Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

Congratulations to the first SLP master’s graduates

Augustana recognized its first class of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology graduates in a hooding ceremony during commencement weekend May 22.

Augustana College Class of 2022 at commencement

Class of 2022 praised for resilience, courage

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin praised the Class of 2022 for its resilience but admonished graduates that "democracy demands your active involvement" at Sunday's Augustana College commencement.

Colleage of portraits

Augie artists in College Invitational May 26-Aug. 28

The work of seven Augustana students will be included in the 12 annual College Invitational, opening May 26 at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa.

Jenny Lind winner to perform June 9-10

The winner of Sweden’s Jenny Lind Scholarship Competition, soprano Tessan-Maria Lehmussaari, accompanied by pianist Silja Levander, will perform June 9 in Moline and June 10 in Andover, Ill.

Sorensen Hall with new exterior

Major update to Sorensen Hall among upcoming projects

Upcoming projects on the Augustana College campus this year will include a $2.7 million update of Sorensen Hall.

Students working in CORE Commons

Augustana ranked No. 10 in the U.S. for experiential learning

An international firm that connects students with job simulations has ranked Augustana College No. 10 in the U.S. for experiential learning.

Accounting’s Nadia Schwartz wins state teaching award

Nadia Schwartz, associate professor of accounting, has been named an Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator. She is Augustana's third current faculty member to have received the honor.

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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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