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Members of the Augustana Physics and Engineering Society

Augustana recognized for STEM program by INSIGHT Into Diversity 

An Augustana College mentoring program that partners junior and senior STEM majors with younger classmates from underrepresented groups has won a national award.

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College invites community to Chill on the Hill Sept. 25

Augustana College invites the community to Chill on the Hill Sept. 26 with music at the Anderson Pavilion.

Robert Latt

How to go from Augustana to Wall Street to your startup

A Midwesterner from Myanmar, 2014 graduate Khant (Robert) Latt has taken a career path of twists and turns to find his American dream.

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Students at graduation

Augustana announces new program to dramatically expand financial aid 

Augustana College has launched an innovative financial aid program — Augustana Possible — to meet 100% of demonstrated financial need for qualifying newly enrolled students. 

Quad Cities College Career Fair in-person Sept. 28

The Quad Cities College Career Fair will be held in person from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 28 at the PepsiCo Center on the Augustana College campus.

Augustana President Andrea Talentino

Project with city to provide hands-on learning for students 

Augustana President Andrea Talentino announced a partnership between the college and the city of Rock Island to identify lead water service lines as required under a new state law.

Johnson '98 named COO of NFL's Jaguars

Chad Johnson '98 has been named chief operating officer of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. During his career, he has worked with several professional sports franchises, including the Miami Marlins, Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning.


Let the games begin — upgraded athletics facilities ready to go

Summer upgrades to athletic facilities already are complete — and it’s only early July.

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Alumni find the edge during 'Great Resignation'

Augustana alumni are part of the “Great Resignation” trend, using their education to give them the confidence and insight to make a move.

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Alumni share their latest news and photos!

Institute for Leadership and Service renamed to honor retiring President Bahls

An alumnus who created Augustana’s Institute for Leadership and Service in 1998 has increased its endowment and renamed it in honor of retiring President Steve Bahls.

Dawson '20 is new executive director of Genesius Guild

Isabel Dawson '20 is the new executive director of Genesius Guild, a Rock Island community group that has offered free summer theatre for 66 years.

Dr. Karen Andeen

Creating a more inclusive space

A life of exploration for physicist Dr. Karen Andeen ’03 has taken her from Augustana to Antarctica to beyond the Milky Way — and into the depths of cultural change for her field.

Dr. Adam Kaul, Dr. Dag Blanck, Dr. Lena Hann, Dr. Doug Nelson and Dr. David Thornblad at Uppsala University

Blanck ’78 key to new partnership with Sweden’s Uppsala University

Augustana has named Dr. Dag Blanck ’78 an honorary professor of Swedish-American studies to formally acknowledge his contributions to the academic field and to Augustana College.

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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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