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Institute for Leadership and Service renamed to honor retiring President Bahls

An alumnus who created Augustana’s Institute for Leadership and Service in 1998 has increased its endowment and renamed it in honor of retiring President Steve Bahls.

Dawson '20 is new executive director of Genesius Guild

Isabel Dawson '20 is the new executive director of Genesius Guild, a Rock Island community group that has offered free summer theatre for 66 years.

Augustana Choir Director Dr. Jon Hurty and students outside Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam, Germany.

Augustana Choir tours Germany, Czech Republic 

Members of the Augustana Choir shared their love of music in Europe, performing six concerts during a post-graduation tour of Germany and the Czech Republic.

A class in Hanson Hall

College plans new programs in health, film and new media

Three new areas of study are planned: a major in film and new media and two minors in integrative medicine and the humanities, and disability.

Prison Education Program receives $70,900 in grants

The Augustana Prison Education Program was awarded $50,900 for a computer lab at the East Moline Correctional Center, and $20,000 to hiring an administrator.

Clock dedication to honor Professor Emeritus Meyer

President Steve Bahls will dedicate a new campus clock on June 27 that honors the legacy of Augustana Professor Emeritus Clarence “Chad” Meyer ’51.

Pole vaulter Kat Kresbach

Pole vaulter Krebasch ’22 now All-American

Pole vaulter Kat Krebasch '22 became Augustana's first All-American in the event on the women's side since 2007, earning third place at the NCAA DIII National Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

Congratulations to the first SLP master’s graduates

Augustana recognized its first class of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology graduates in a hooding ceremony during commencement weekend May 22.

Augustana College Class of 2022 at commencement

Class of 2022 praised for resilience, courage

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin praised the Class of 2022 for its resilience but admonished graduates that "democracy demands your active involvement" at Sunday's Augustana College commencement.

Colleage of portraits

Augie artists in College Invitational May 26-Aug. 28

The work of seven Augustana students will be included in the 12 annual College Invitational, opening May 26 at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa.

Jenny Lind winner to perform June 9-10

The winner of Sweden’s Jenny Lind Scholarship Competition, soprano Tessan-Maria Lehmussaari, accompanied by pianist Silja Levander, will perform June 9 in Moline and June 10 in Andover, Ill.

Sorensen Hall with new exterior

Major update to Sorensen Hall among upcoming projects

Upcoming projects on the Augustana College campus this year will include a $2.7 million update of Sorensen Hall.

Students working in CORE Commons

Augustana ranked No. 10 in the U.S. for experiential learning

An international firm that connects students with job simulations has ranked Augustana College No. 10 in the U.S. for experiential learning.

Accounting’s Nadia Schwartz wins state teaching award

Nadia Schwartz, associate professor of accounting, has been named an Illinois CPA Society Outstanding Educator. She is Augustana's third current faculty member to have received the honor.

College renames hall in honor of Steve and Jane Bahls

The Augustana College Board of Trustees unanimously has voted to rename Founders Hall in honor of President Steve Bahls and Jane Bahls. 

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Of those who responded to the survey. Source: Institutional Research at Augustana; CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research, Exploration) at Augustana

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