ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 18, 2023) — Augustana College announces the selection of Mike Gapen as chair of the Board of Trustees.

Gapen, a 1991 Augustana graduate, was selected at the March BOT meeting to succeed retiring chair John Murabito ('80). His term will begin in October.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 17, 2023) — On Thursday, April 20, Augustana College will conduct a full-scale emergency-preparedness drill. The drill will start by 8:30AM and be completed by 12PM.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 14, 2023) — The Augustana Opera program will perform Amahl and the Night Visitors on April 21 and 23 in the Brunner Theatre at Augustana College. The performance will be directed by Dr Patrick McNally, assistant professor of music and director of opera.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 14, 2023) Augustana College senior Alison Ogden, an accounting, data analytics and art history triple major from Silvis, Illinois, was nominated to submit a “More Than I Imagined” profile by Dr Olivia Melton, assistant professor of accounting.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 12, 2023) — Using wide-ranging genres including opera, cabaret, and a capella, OperX seeks to transform singers’ abilities to combine singing and acting into collaborative musical storytelling. OperX vocalists work with instrumentalists, composers, chamber orchestra, and other singers to create dynamic performances that combine their diverse energies and talents.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 11, 2023) — Augustana College senior Gabriela Loiz, a biology and Spanish for professional use double major from Davenport, Iowa, was nominated to submit a “More Than I Imagined” profile by Dr Tim Muir, associate professor of biology.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 11, 2023) A gift from former Augustana College President Steve Bahls and his wife Jane Bahls will establish the Nelly Cheboi Endowed Scholarship, to be awarded to Augustana international students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 10, 2023) — Augustana College's Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Dr Michael Zemek, will embark on a performance tour April 14-16 in Missouri and Iowa. They will also perform selections from their tour on April 29 on campus.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 10, 2023) — A group of eleven Augustana College juniors have been selected for the prestigious Texas Medical Center Summer Research Internship Program.

The following students will take part in the paid, full-time, 10-week experience at the Texas Medical Center in Houston this summer.

- Leslie Bandera, a biochemistry major from Oregon, Illinois.

- Amen Bekele, psychology, political science and economics triple major from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 3, 2023) — Augustana College will mark National Public Health Week with an in-person event at 9AM, Wednesday, at the Murabito Commons of the Peter J Lindberg MD Center for Health and Human Performance.