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Vo '13 reprises role in 'Bat Boy' production

Calvin Vo '13, of Moline, gets another swing at the title role in the spooky musical comedy, "Bat Boy: The Musical," which opens Friday at the QC Theatre Workshop, Davenport. The 23-year-old played Edgar, the tormented half-boy, half-monster in his school's production of the off-Broadway cult hit in 2012.

Owen '99 settling in as Ascentra CEO

Dale Owen '99 experienced significant challenges during his recently finished first year as president of Bettendorf-based Ascentra Credit Union. Paul Lensmeyer, Dale’s predecessor as Ascentra CEO, passed away unexpectedly on May 20, 2013. Fortunately, Lensmeyer already had initiated a succession plan, anticipating retirement. As part of that planning, Dale had been thoughtfully groomed to assume CEO responsibilities for Ascentra.

Owen '99 settling into CEO position at Ascentra Credit Union

After the death of then Ascentra Credit Union CEO Paul Lensmeyer, Dale Owen '99 took the helm of the Quad-Cities based credit union in late 2013. Owen was set to be appointed CEO in 2015 or 2016 as part of a succession plan for Lensmeyer who planned to retire. Owen is a member of the Augustana Alumni Association's Board of Directors.

Alumna to head Student Hunger Drive

Heather Pilcher '03 Stocking has been named executive director of the Quad Cities Student Hunger Drive. The drive has collected more than 15.7 million pounds of food valued at over $27.5 million since its inception in 1986. Stocking majored in communication sciences and disorders at Augustana. She received a master's degree in organizational leadership from St. Ambrose University in 2014.

Video: former CEO Brenda Barnes addresses students

Brenda Barnes '75, former executive at Pepsico and Sara Lee, visited campus to talk with students about navigating future lives and careers.