ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 9, 2023) — A dozen Augustana College seniors are exhibiting their work at Wallenberg Hall at the Rock Island campus as part of the annual senior art show.

Each work is accompanied by a statement sharing the artist's perspectives and intentions. The exhibit continues through May 14. More information is available at the Augustana Center for Visual Culture.

Participating students include:

Hannah Knuth of Rock Island (61201)

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 4, 2023) — Urban planning students from Augustana College will host a community meeting as part of a semester-long community engagement project to develop a master plan for Rock Island’s Longview Park.

Community members are invited to share their input on future plans and improvements for the park from 10:30AM-12:30PM or 5-7PM, Thursday, May 11, at the Upper Pavilion, near 18th Avenue.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 2, 2023) -- The Augustana Oratorio Society, Augustana Choir, Augustana Choral Artists and Augustana Symphony Orchestra are joining together to perform Maurice Duruflé's "Requiem, Op 9" and other choral works by French, English, and Brazilian composers. Jon Hurty and Ernesto Estigarribia will conduct the performance. The performance is May 7, 3PM, in Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave, Rock Island.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 28, 2023) — The Augustana Oratorio Society, Augustana Choir, Augustana Choral Artists, and Augustana Symphony Orchestra are joining together to perform Maurice Duruflé’s “Requiem, Op 9” and other choral works by French, English, and Brazilian composers. The performance is May 7, 3PM, in Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave, Rock Island.

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.

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