Honorees, pictured from left to right, President Emeritus Steve Bahls, Heidi Huiskamp Collins (’85), Melissa Pepper (’09), Haley DeGreve (’20), Dr Sangeetha Rayapati, and Kai Swanson (’86)

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 1, 2023) — Three Augustana College staff members and three alumni were named to the Quad Cities Regional Business Journal’s Most Influential list.

President Andrea Talentino nominated Rachel Nandelenga as this year's Lincoln Academy student laureate

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2023) — Rachel Nandelenga, a senior pre-medicine and neuroscience major from Cary, Illinois, was selected as a student laureate for The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. She was nominated by Augustana College President Andrea Talentino.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 28, 2023) — Spiritual leader Daniel Caño will share his experience as a Mayan author, timekeeper, professor and poet today, November 28, 7PM, at the meditation room of Augustana’s Lindberg Center, 3501 7th Ave.

The public is invited to this event which will be presented in both Spanish and English.

Augustana College geology majors at the Moline Public Library's October 11 Fossil Day. From left to rigth, Jaycee Bythewood ('25), Hannah McKoon ('26), Ian Weible ('27), Shaun Duckett ('25), Alex Wandrey ('24), Audrey Zettler ('25), Cavit Schempp ('24), and Makayla Palm ('24)

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 21, 2023) — Eight Augustana College geology majors presented earth science concepts on October 11 at Moline Public Library's Fossil Day Program.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2023) — More than 35 Augustana College students worked on the production of the area premiere of Nine, November 16-19, directed by Shelley Cooper, associate professor of theatre arts. Nine is presented at the Brunner Theatre Center Main Stage.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 17, 2023) — The John Deere Planetarium at Augustana College will present its annual holiday program, "Season of Light," on December 9-15. The planetarium show will be offered weekdays, 7PM, and 2PM Saturday and Sunday.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 17, 2023) — More than forty Augustana College students will serve on the college's Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2023-2024 academic year.

SGA representatives have been elected to serve as the liaison between the student body and the faculty, staff, and administration of the college. SGA's mission is to voice the needs and opinions of the student body in an effort to grow Augustana's academic, cultural, and social life.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 7, 2023) — Jonathan Enslin has been selected to serve as Augustana College’s vice president for college advancement. Enslin, who now serves as vice president for college advancement at St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wis., will join the college January 1.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 1, 2023) — The Augustana College Department of Theatre Arts presents the area premiere of Nine, November 16-19, directed by Shelley Cooper, associate professor of theatre arts.

Facing a midlife crisis, film director Guido Contini dreads his next birthday, which finds him at a creative crossroads. The play is based on the musical by Maury Yeston and book by Arthur Kopit.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (October 25, 2023) — Nineteen Augustana College students recently completed SCUBA certification, with many planning to put their new skills to work during a Janaury Geology course in the Caribbean, diving in the topical waters and reefs of Bonaire.

Susan Wolf, Augustana's educational programs coordinator, said students trained for weeks and challenged themselves in completing the SCUBA training.