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Augustana joins COVID-19 College Challenge

Augustana College has joined more than 340 colleges and universities in the COVID-19 College Challenge, a White House initiative to get 70% of the adult population vaccinated by July 4.

Viking Club Golf Outing returns Sept. 18

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 10th annual Augustana Viking Club Golf Outing is planned for Sept. 18 at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.

Class Notes June 2021

Alumni share their news and photos!

Mississippi Bend Players summer theatre season

Mississippi Bend Players summer theatre season on sale

The Mississippi Bend Players returns to live performance in the Brunner Theatre Center on the Augustana College campus this summer.

The Fishing Boat

Charters Collection travels to Pennsylvania

Works of Swedish art from Augustana College will be exhibited June 29-Sept. 9 at the Hoyt Art Center, New Castle, Pa.

Business Plan Competition

Sexual health app wins Business Plan Competition

AskMe, a mobile app that could give college students answers related to sexual health, was the winner of this year's annual Business Plan Competition.

Class of 2021 grad

Class of 2021 finishes Augie Strong at commencement

The Class of 2021 persevered to the end, receiving congratulations and diplomas in person despite having to do so in separate ceremonies due to COVID precautions.

2020 commencement

Caps and smiles in place, the Class of 2020 walks the stage

The smiles were bright, the tears bittersweet and the applause loud and long as nearly 300 members of the Class of 2020 returned for the graduation ceremony they missed last year.

Jouwana Bzal receives annual $10,000 Zobrist Scholarship

Jouwana Bzal '22 is this year's recipient of the $10,000 Benedict and Donna Zobrist Scholarship.

Students leaving library

Class of 2025 is already setting records

Augustana’s enrolling class of 2025 — a class that applied to college during closures and quarantines — is an impressive one. Its composition has set new levels of diversity for the college.

List of Senior Honors for 2021

Augustana College traditionally holds a Senior Honors Convocation each May in Centennial Hall. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was held outdoors this year.

French majors

6 French majors off to France this fall — félicitations!

Augustana's French department is making a name for itself in France. More graduating French majors than ever before have been selected for TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France).

Phi Beta Kappa elects 46 new members

The Augustana's Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 46 senior students to membership.

Candidates for graduation 2021

Augustana’s Commencement ceremony is a celebration of the pride we share in our students’ accomplishments. Names listed here represent candidates for graduation; inclusion does not indicate completion of the degree requirements.

Career outcomesstats

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



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