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Lindberg Center July 2020

Lindberg Center construction on schedule

The "tip up" of precast concrete walls was underway this week at the site of the new Peter J. Lindberg, M.D., Center for Health and Human Performance.

McKenna Burns

Burns ’17 helps future biologists focus on biology

Having dealt with imposter syndrome herself, McKenna Burns '17 is on a mission to help others gain the computer skills needed to be successful biologists.

 

Augustana welcomes Rev. Melinda Pupillo as chaplain

The Rev. Melinda Pupillo, currently pastor at Holden Village retreat center in Washington State, will join Augustana as college chaplain.

Megan Bildner

Augustana gets $1.1M grant for future teachers

Augustana College has received a $1.1 million grant to enhance the learning experience for STEM teachers in high-need districts.

Augustana College Vikings

Fall sports postponed due to pandemic

Augustana's athletic conference will postpone fall sports, but will explore the feasibility of some spring competition.

Classes of 2020, 2021 to celebrate graduation May 23

Augustana College will hold a joint graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021 next spring.

Kidus Getachew at Augustana’s Board of Trustees lunch

Unable to go home, international students grateful for support

The summer closing of the dining center, combined with the loss of campus jobs as employees continued to work from home, left international students with no on-campus dining and no income. Here's what Augustana did.

QC Career Fair

Employer sign-up begins for QC Career Fair

Local employers are invited to sign up now for the inaugural QC Career Fair. The virtual event is planned for noon-3 p.m. Sept. 30.

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New minor in linguistics is for the curious

Augustana students can exercise their curiosity about language with a new minor in linguistics, beginning in the fall of 2020.

Calling Club

When students went home, Augustana's Calling Club went to work

Soon after leaving campus in late March as a precaution against COVID-19, Augustana students started receiving calls and emails of support from college employees.

Class Notes

Alumni share their latest news!

michael ricaurte

Viking Connections give students a boost

Forty-five alumni in different professions are offering advice to students and young graduates. More are welcome!

steve bahls

President Bahls on justice and change

Augustana President Steve Bahls talks about why he is passionate about using his position to facilitate discussions of racial justice and social change.

Why I Give video

Alumni and friends help face unexpected hardships; fundraising update

Augustana has received outstanding support from alumni and friends in the past year, but especially in recent weeks.

steve schafer

What’s new in athletics? Three sports, two coaches

The spring sports season may have been canceled, but the Augustana athletics program hasn’t slowed down in recent months. The college has added three varsity sports for a total of 28 teams—the most for any CCIW school—and two new head coaches.

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