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Royal Ball Run funding helps Augustana support those with autism

Augustana College’s Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing received $25,000 from the Royal Ball Run in 2016. These funds help provide the center’s services to those with autism spectrum disorder.

Ann Perreau, CSD

Five Questions: Ann Perreau

Ann Perreau, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, talks about challenges and rewards in her two professional roles: professor and audiologist.

From left, Jacob Kilburg '17, Phillip Corrado '17 and Jon Schrader ’93.

Students, alumni present Titanic: the Musical

Augustana College will present "Titanic: the Musical" April 28-30 and May 5-7. 

Augustana announces commencement weekend speakers

Dr. Al Bowman '75, president emeritus of Illinois State University, will deliver the address at Augustana College’s 157th commencement convocation on May 21. Pastor Paul Bailie '04, pastor at Iglesia Luterana San Lucas in Eagle Pass, Texas, will deliver the sermon at Augustana’s baccalaureate service earlier that day.

Phi Beta Kappa elects 47 new members

The Augustana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has elected 47 senior students to membership.

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Augustana selects Dr. Gail Summer as provost

Dr. Gail Summer will become Augustana College’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs. 

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A Day of Giving beats goal

Our annual A Day of Giving April 19 surpassed its $250,000 goal and is still climbing. See the #loyalviking Tagboard to hear from alumni and friend about why they give.

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Taking research on the road

Augustana students travel to conferences and annual meetings with their faculty mentors each year. They return tired, inspired and more aware of how they can impact what’s happening in their field. 

River Readings video: poet Allison Seay

Poet Allison Seay presents at River Readings 

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Choir joins in massive Bach masterwork

A mighty fortress of sound is guaranteed this weekend as the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, the Augustana Choir and others marshal forces for J.S. Bach's "St. Matthew Passion."

Zohra Sarwari

Augustana to host speaker for talks about Islam

Augustana College will host internationally renowned author and speaker Zohra Sarwari for two events on April 19 and 20. She will present “No, I am Not a Terrorist” on Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m., and “Are Muslim Women Oppressed” on Thursday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. Both events, which are free and open to the public, will take place in Wallenberg Hall.

Livingston '86 named president of Lewis University

Dr. David J. Livingston has been appointed as the 10th president of Lewis University, a private Catholic school in Romeoville, Ill. He graduated from Augustana College with a degree in chemistry in 1986.

Maria Hinojosa

NPR host to give annual Curtis Lecture

Maria Hinojosa, host of NPR's "Latino USA," will give this year's Ellwood F. Curtis Family Lectureship in Public Affairs at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 21 in Wallenberg Hall on the second floor of the Denkmann Memorial Building (3520 7th Ave., Rock Island). Her lecture is titled, "The case for owning our power and our voice: Now more than ever." Admission is free.

CSD students

Student clinicians see approaches to therapy

Many schools, large and small, offer major in Communication and Sciences and Disorders, but it is rare for students to have a campus clinic.

Noffsinger '11 loves variety of tech

What's it really like to work at Chicago startups and tech companies? Becca Noffsinger '11, a user experience designer at Fuzzy Math, gives her view.

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