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9 surprising facts about college affordability

If you think a private college is more expensive than a public university, consider this:  Private colleges often provide more generous financial aid package.

 

Kent Barnds
Kent Barnds
November 8, 2022

Thrilled to see Penguin Project's 'I Am Able'

As a Rock Island local, I’ve been fortunate to stay involved in my passions even while “away” at college. One of my passions, mentoring in the Penguin Project, is coming to the big screen in “I Am Able” on Nov. 3-13!

Georgi Feigley
Georgi Feigley
November 3, 2022

Our favorite time of year

Fall might be our favorite season. From football to walks through bright foliage, there are plenty of ways to enjoy fall on Augustana’s campus. 

Tobi Matter
Tobi Matter
October 28, 2022

From an Augie mom: 5 reasons my daughter chose Augustana

Over the last 30 years working in Admissions, I’ve often wondered how it would really feel to be getting ready to launch your 18-year-old out into the world.

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Rachel Z. Gustafson
September 21, 2022

5 things to know before coming to Augustana

Tobi Matter
Tobi Matter
August 26, 2022

First Year Global: Cloud forest

A hike on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains moves students through microclimates with new plants and animals.

Hailey Turner
Hailey Turner
July 14, 2022

First Year Global: People care about their environment

Students find that Ecuadorans care deeply about protecting environment, and most are very knowledgeable about their surroundings.

Grace Hankins
Grace Hankins
June 15, 2022

First Year Global: A high point

Much of Antisana National Park is more than 13,000 feet above sea level. For many of us, it was the highest point we had ever been outside of an airplane.

Lucy Buzea
Lucy Buzea
June 13, 2022

First Year Global: Discovering community fun

Our First Year Global group met people in Ecuador who are devoting their days to creating a safer place for young people in their communities.

Chey Lawrence
Chey Lawrence
June 10, 2022

3 new academic programs that can change your future

Augustana will be offering three new academic programs: a film and new media major and minor, integrated health minor and disability minor.

June 10, 2022

Packing for Paris

Hannah Knuth used her three P’s of packing: plan, pull and put together.

hannah in paris
Hannah Knuth
June 6, 2022

The First Year Global program and hidden knowledge

Rethinking how maps are drawn, and how roses are grown.

Michelle Pacheco
Michelle Pacheco
June 1, 2022

First Year Global program begins in Ecuador

Students in the inaugural First Year Global program studied Ecuador in January and now they're experiencing the country and culture.

Christopher R. Strunk
Christopher R. Strunk
June 1, 2022

How I landed my internship in D.C.

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Isabella Gmitrovic
June 1, 2022