Augustana College


Campus prepares for Christmas
Students gathered to listen to music, decorate cookies, drink hot chocolate and watch the lighting of the Christmas tree on the Center for Student Life patio.

Lauren Kirik '14 came to Augustana to become a graphic designer, but an internship at a full-service branding company convinced her otherwise. Dr. Mike Wolf suggested she take a course in mineralogy after Geology 101, and as Kirik says, "I never looked back."

Students use alumni gift in singing competition
"You've got one shot to show all of the work that you're capable of," said Dr. Sangeetha Rayapati, associate professor of music. Student Maria Catalano is saving her $400 prize for next spring's choir tour.

High school seniors are invited to register now!
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on Augustana's vision of how students put together and make sense of the pieces of their education.
Kyes shares story of Academic All-America path
Nathan Kyes '15 was a four-year starter for the men's soccer team. He's also headed to Wake Forest on a a full ride to pursue his master's in accounting.
Augustana Observer photo by Linnea Ritchie
Students, administrators and faculty members gathered for a prayer vigil and an open conversation on racial justice on Monday, Dec. 1.


Dec. 17

Holiday Planetarium Show
  • John Deere Planetarium and Carl Gamble Observatory
  • 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • More information

Dec. 18

Lessons and Carols

Dec. 18

Heywire Holiday

Dec. 18

Independent and International Film Series: "Half-sister" French Film Festival