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“Christmas at Augustana” with COVID-19

Connie Krupa November 26, 2021

After a one year break due to the unfortunate outbreak of COVID-19, a very special tradition is returning: Christmas at Augustana! In previous years, the musical talent of Augustana comes together to put...

Sophomore John Flannery playing piano at the Denkmann Building on Friday, Nov 5, 2021.

Augie pianist plays their way through the semester

Charlie Roiland and Hannah Knuth November 13, 2021

John Flannery, Augustana sophomore and gifted pianist sits next to me at the brew. Their bags have been thrown on the floor and chairs, prepared to go to their next event after just coming from their sophomore...

Solar panels arrive on campus

Aubrey Lathrop October 21, 2020

Solar panels will be installed on the rooftops of the PepsiCo Rec Center, Carver P.E. Center, Centennial Hall and Westerlin, according to an email sent from Augustana College to the campus community. Kai...

Augustana college to install solar panels on the roofs of Westerlin Hall, PepsiCo Recreation Center, Carver P.E. Center and Centennial Hall during summer 2020. Graphic by Kevin Donovan.

Solar panels to provide eight percent of Augustana’s electric energy

Jordan Cone April 27, 2020

During the summer of 2020, Augustana College intends to begin the installation of solar panels on four campus buildings which will provide eight percent of the college’s electric energy, according to...

New citizens receive their naturalization certificates and shake hands with the court officials at the naturalization ceremony in Augustana College on October 18, 2019.

Over one hundred immigrants granted citizenship at Augustana College

Carly Davis October 24, 2019

On Friday, Oct. 18, 163 immigrants living in the Quad Cities became U.S. Citizens during a ceremony held in Centennial Hall at Augustana College. The ceremony began with an Opening of Court from Shig Yasunaga,...

The Green Play has lessons for all audiences

September 30, 2016

Augustana’s theater department is at it again with another upcoming performance that’s sure to be unlike anything you’ve ever seen. The play is called “Just a Dream: The Green Play,” based on...

Orchestra to perform concert

October 9, 2015

The Augustana Symphony Orchestra will be kicking off their 2015-2016 season on Oct. 10 with their first concert. The concert will be comprised of two pieces. The first is called Mozart Clarinet Concerto...

Construction to improve Westie, CC

February 8, 2015

During the spring and summer, there will be a large number of facility improvement projects across campus, including renovations in PepsiCo Recreation Center, Centennial Hall and the Thomas Tredway Library....

Conductor Jon Hurty directs the Augustana Choir from the College Center Boardroom. The choir had to move its Monday rehearsal due to Bergendoff being closed.
Photo by Ryan Silvola.

Pipe burst closes Bergendoff and Centennial

September 15, 2014

The Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts and Centennial Hall were closed today due to a chilled water line that burst in a mechanical room on Friday night. Vice President Kent Barnds said the burst in Bergendoff...

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