Faculty Newsletter

This Week


Tuesday, September 4

11:30 a.m. – Reflections

Ascension Chapel

Bob Lyons, Student Government Association President, will speak.

5:30 p.m. Faculty Meeting Wallenberg Hall (reception to follow in Science)


Wednesday, September 5


Noon-1. Academic Affairs Office 'walk-in hours": Mike, Jeff and Nancy all are available this hour for conversations with faculty.


3:45 - 5:00 p.m. – Teaching Circle Session for New Faculty

Wilson Center


Thursday, September 6

10:30 a.m. – Convocation – Mark Schwiebert

Centennial Hall

“Making the Most of Your Education at Augustana.”

Mark Schwiebert is Mayor of Rock Island and an Augustana alumnus. He will talk about his educational journey, how he ended up dedicating his career to public service and specifically how Augustana prepares students to lead and serve in today's society.


Friday, September 7

Approximately 5 to 7 p.m. – Potluck Picnic by the Slough – Welcoming Our New Faculty

Tredway Library Lawn

All faculty are invited to bring families to the potluck picnic. Please bring a salad, vegetable or fruit dish to share. The College will provide the drinks, main course and dessert.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the Mike and Amy Finders Duo.

(Rain location – Ensemble room, Bergendoff)


Saturday, September 8

8:00 p.m. – CUBOM Major Concert

Centennial Hall


Lucky Boys Confusion, a five-piece ska-punk outfit from Chicago , formed in 1997, draws their musical inspiration from punk, rap and reggae to create an infectious ska-punk sound that combines Latin melodies with Beastie Boys-influenced rap. Having recently released their EP How to Get Out Alive , the group has developed a loyal underground following.

Tickets are $12 for the general public and are available from the Augustana Ticket Office, room 64 in Bergendoff Hall, or by phone at x7236.


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