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Women's Bowling

First women's bowling team focused on foundation

Augustana's women's bowling team is competing in its very first season.

Shelley Cooper and class

Musical theatre is right on cue

Augustana has introduced a concentration in musical theatre, and it’s going to be a star. 

paul olsen

Coach and professor Olsen retiring after 51 years

Legendary Augustana men's cross country/track & field head coach Paul Olsen will retire at the end of the 2017-18 school year.

lucia festival

Festival of Sankta Lucia Dec. 12

Augustana's annual celebration of the Festival of Sankta Lucia will take place on Dec. 12. The event commemorates the Scandinavian holiday with traditional songs and stories.

Wieland becomes Lincoln Academy student laureate

Augustana senior Abigail M. Wieland was honored with the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award Nov. 11 in Springfield, making her a student laureate of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.

College announces tuition increase

Augustana College will increase tuition by $495 per term for the 2018-19 academic year.

Claire Kepner and furry friend

From Augie to Alaska, one grad pursues her field

One-hundred percent of Augustana’s pre-veterinary graduates continued to veterinary school in 2017. Claire Kepner’s program took her to Alaska.

Augustana's Adarios Jones

Wrestlers forecast to move up nationally

Augustana wrestlers, with two returning All-Americans, have been ranked at No. 12 in the nation in NCAA Division III. Their season starts Saturday at the Wisconsin-Platteville Invitational. 

Class Notes

Notices received as of Oct. 27, 2017.

Plaza

Bergendoff Hall renovation to match quality of programs

The successful opening of the Brunner Theatre Center allows the college to now focus its attention on Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts.

Shanela Ranaraja

From Sri Lanka to Augustana

Lalini (Shanela) Ranaraja ’21 writes the first in a series of first-person perspectives by Augustana students from other countries.

Augustana to honor final four teams Nov. 17

Augustana will host a reception Nov. 17 to honor the school's seven men's basketball teams that have reached the final fours of their national tournaments.

"Season of Light' planetarium show Dec. 9-15

John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light, on Dec. 9-15.

Scandinavian-American Folk Humor

Scandihoovian! exhibit takes humorous view

The Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana presents the exhibit "Scandihoovian! Scandinavian-American Folk Humor" through Dec. 15.

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