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Homecoming planned for “Golden Viking” alumni

Augustana alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago are invited to join the Golden Vikings alumni group at Homecoming this fall, part of a special tribute to the college’s senior class of alumni.

Christmas at Augustana 2016

Christmas at Augustana and WQAD livestream

The holiday celebration at Augustana included two performances of Christmas at Augustana Dec. 2. The 2 p.m. performance was livestreamed at WQAD.com.

Dr. Jason Mahn

Q & A with Dr. Jason Mahn on the relevance of the Reformation

Dr. Jason Mahn, associate professor of religion and director of Augustana’s new Presidential Center for Faith and Learning, speaks on the importance of the Lutheran Reformation to people today—and especially students.

Relevant Reformation

Relevant Reformation: Celebrating 500 years

Augustana will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation with events throughout the fall and winter.

Dr. David Krueger to discuss the American Rune Stone

Augustana College welcomes author Dr. David Krueger to its campus to discuss topics from his book, “American Rune Stone – Monument, Memorial and Myth.”

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Willaert excited to lead wrestling student-athletes

Meet Tony Willaert, the new Terry & Sandy Shockley Endowed Wrestling Coach. Willaert becomes the 15th wresting head coach at Augustana College. 

What’s a “pseudoconcert” and how can I attend/participate?

Dr. Rob Elfine explains in this video. 

Patrick Conniff at U.S. Soccer

Scoring a career goal

Alyssa Froehling

A poet is on her way

An interview with Alyssa Froehling ’17: poet, prize-winner and proofreader (for now)

'Myths of the Rune Stone' author to speak

The O. Fritiof Ander Lecture in Immigration History will be presented Oct. 7 by Dr. David Krueger, author of "Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America."

Frieze Lectures look at Reformation starting Oct. 24

The Frieze Lecture Series is a 20-year partnership between the Rock Island Public Library and Augustana College. This year's theme is the legacy of the Reformation in this its 500th anniversary year.

'Amelia Earhart' cast

‘Amelia Earhart’ aims to thrill young audiences

Augustana’s annual children's show, “Amelia Earhart,” offers young theatre-goers an exciting story and a lot of history Sept. 23-24.

latinos unidos

Latinx Unidos celebrates 25 years

Past and present members of Latinx Unidos (formerly Latinos Unidos) will come together this Homecoming to celebrate 25 years at Augustana.

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