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Diversity Celebration 2024

May 11, 2024

On May 3, the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity hosted the final event during diversity week, the Diversity Celebration. The celebration is made up of different student organizations and groups...

Special Collections Open House

May 10, 2024

Come learn about the history of the amazing student cultural groups. On April 24, Special Collections hosted their Spring Open House highlighting some of the student cultural groups on campus during diversity...

Holi 2024

April 26, 2024

Combining positivity with bright colors, the Global Engagement Team hosted their Holi celebration on April 19. During the celebration, the goal is to spread joy at the start of spring while acknowledging...

Janina Ehrlich celebrates 45 years at Augustana

April 20, 2024

The Augustana Music Department hosted a performance to celebrate Jania Ehrlich’s 45 years at Augustana on April 14. Augustana alum, Dung Pham, and senior cello player, Madeline Kusar, share stories on...

Lip Sync Battle

April 11, 2024

The OSL Multicultural Programming Board Special Events Committee Co-Chairs, Stephanie Nhi Le and Maya Smith hosted Augustana’s first-ever Lip Sync Battle!  Students showcased their performance and...

Hypnotist comes to campus

March 15, 2024

On March 8, Student Life Programming Board Co-Chairs, senior Paige Breslin and junior Max Mees, hosted a hypnotist comedy show featuring performer AnnaRose. AnnaRose shares her experience as a hypnotist,...

Freedom of Expression Workshop

March 9, 2024

On March 3, Residential Life partnered with Pen America to host a freedom of expression workshop in the Westerlin Lounge. Westerlin J-Wing CA Harry Hailemeskel shares his thoughts about the importance...

Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival

March 1, 2024

On Feb. 24, the annual Shockingly Modern Saxophone Festival in Larson Hall hosted performances from faculty and students from the Saxophone Studio. Junior Nicole Grafon and Assistant Professor of Saxophone...

Valentine’s Day Bingo

February 24, 2024

The Student Life Programming Board (SLPB) hosts a Valentine’s Day edition of Bingo. SLPB Games Co-Chair, Junior Josie Banjara shares what makes Bingo special at Augustana College.  Video by Chau...


December 9, 2023

Quad Cities Canine Assistance Network (QCCAN) and the Thomas Tredway Library hosts Woofapalooza, bringing several therapy dogs to campus on Nov. 28. QCCAN’s Alina Hall speaks about the process for dogs...

Student Pottery Sale

November 23, 2023

The Student Pottery Sale is an annual event that sells one-a-kind items from students. Professor Megan Quinn talks about the significance of the event to Art department. Video by Chau Tran

Lutfisk & Meatball dinner

November 18, 2023

The American Scandinavian Association hosted their annual Lutfisk and Meatball dinner on Nov. 10. Board member of the American Scandinavian Association, Jill Seaholm speaks about Scandinavian Culture in...

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