Category - Resources

I had COVID-19

Mari and her family were diagnosed with COVID-19 this summer. Here's how they coped, and what they're doing moving forward.

Mari Kelley
August 19, 2020

Should you explore a gap year?

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
June 5, 2020

How to adjust to distance learning

 Most schools have transitioned to distance learning and many students are trying their best to adjust, with varying degrees of success. Here are some tips to make the transition smoother. 

Justin Verlinden
Justin Verlinden
April 6, 2020

The right and wrong ways to practice social distancing

We’ve been asked to stay home by our schools, our governors, and our president. Leaders, doctors, and healthcare professionals, all believe that social distancing is the best way to get through this pandemic.

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
April 3, 2020

5 things you can still do on (or off) campus to stay active

Social distancing has many of us feeling cooped up inside our homes or dorms. While we can't go hang out with friends, there are plenty of ways to get outside and active all on your own. 

Patti Grod
Patti Grod
March 30, 2020

What's good to eat at Augie?

You’ll find a pasta bar, burgers, Asian cuisine, salad bar, desserts, and many more options when you eat in the dining hall at Augustana. 

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
February 25, 2020

How to boost your mood and beat the winter blues

It's normal for energy levels and moods to take a hit in the winter. You can help keep your winter blues at bay with diet, exercise, stress management and social support. Here are some tips to get started. 

Allison Mirell-Heaton
Allison Mirell-Heaton
December 17, 2019

Coping with stress during the holidays

Without a realistic mindset, we often feel trapped in disappointment, resentment, bitterness, and self-pity—none of which help us celebrate the holidays or feel a sense of place and fellowship. 

William Iavarone
William Iavarone
December 10, 2019

Managing stress and anxiety around finals

Alyssa Matz from counseling services knows a little bit about managing stress around finals. Here, she shares her best tips for keeping stress and anxiety low during an important time in the school year. 

Alyssa Matz
Alyssa Matz
November 26, 2019

What's a liberal arts college anyway?

Augustana College uses a liberal arts college curriculum, which pushes students to find opportunities in various fields throughout their four years.

Chelsea Meyer
Chelsea Meyer
November 6, 2019