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Symphonic Band to celebrate with 'Opening Day' Oct. 9

The Augustana Symphonic Band will celebrate its first official live performance in nearly 18 months in a concert Oct. 9 entitled "Opening Day."

24th Frieze Lectures to consider "Best. Book. Ever."

Augustana College faculty will present their choices for "Best. Book. Ever." in the annual Frieze Lectures at the Rock Island Public Library.

Students to celebrate Constitution Day Sept. 17

In recognition of Constitution Day Sept. 17, Augustana students will gather on the Viking Plaza to address their favorite parts of the 234-year-old document.

Chicago Accounting, Finance and Data Analytics Fair Sept. 20

Augustana will host its second Chicago Accounting, Finance and Data Analytics Fair in Oak Brook, Ill., from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20.

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Augustana moves up in national rankings

Augustana College is ranked no. 92 of the 222 U.S News & World Report nationally ranked liberal arts colleges in 2022, moving up four spots from 2021. 

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Christmas at Augustana returns for 2021

Augustana College will return to its annual Christmas celebrations in 2021 after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19. Audience members must be masked indoors at all college facilities.

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College invites community to Chill on the Hill Sept. 26

Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill Sept. 26 with music and food.

New book examines Swedish-U.S. relations, history

Dag Blanck, director of the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana, will join contributors to a new study of Swedish-American relations at a virtual book launch Sept. 9.

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia

The day Sweden's Royal Couple came to campus — 25 years ago

On Sept. 13, 1996, Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia made their first joint appearance at Augustana College. Here's a look back on that historic day.

Class Notes

Weddings, births, promotions — alumni share their news and photos!

Dia de la Raza campus and community event Sept. 15

Augustana College will host Dia de la Raza , a campus and community event celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, on Sept. 15.

Exhibit: Sept. 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World

The Thomas Tredway Library will offer a poster exhibition, "September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World," developed by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, through Sept. 13.

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Students shine in summer internships across the country

As summer interns, more than 150 Augustana students discovered what they want to do in life, what they don't want to do, and how to use what they've learned in class to be collaborative problem-solvers.

Augustana junior directs at Moline theatre

Augustana junior Jacqueline Isaacson became the first student director at Moline’s Black Box Theatre this summer with the positively reviewed “Murder in Green Meadows.”

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Music alumni show Jones '24 what's possible

Until Ryan Jones '24 applied to Augustana, he didn’t realize all his music teachers from elementary through high school in Lake Zurich, Ill., were Augustana alumni.

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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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