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Augie provides support for student success

Anh Bui November 3, 2021

Augustana is equipped with many resources that students can utilize for their life after college. Both students and faculty feel that the programs at Augustana aim to prepare and support students in any...

New opportunities at upcoming study abroad fair

Etta Brooks October 22, 2021

The office of international and off-campus programs under CORE is encouraging all students to attend the study away fair scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Galve rooms. This is...

Studying abroad in 2021-2022 has a lot of uncertainty

Maria Fernanda Rubi March 19, 2021

Currently, there are no concrete plans regarding the study abroad programs for summer and fall 2021 and J-term 2022. However, the school and faculty are promoting different programs for the upcoming terms. Pedro...

Editorial: COVID19 cant take away our community

Editorial: COVID19 can’t take away our community

March 23, 2020

It was only two months ago when mentions of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first appeared in the footnotes of a New York Times morning briefing. Within two months, the virus spread past its origins in Wuhan, China...

Lady Gonzales and the Suit of Holy Discount Armor

Lady Gonzales and the Suit of Holy Discount Armor

Thea Gonzales March 25, 2019

With the trepidation of a freshly-hired intern, I expected a panel of critics at JCPenney’s “Suit Up” event to hand us a list of all the clothes we couldn’t wear. I pictured some woman in a pantsuit...

CORE introduces JCPenney Suit Up event

Natalie McMillan March 19, 2019

The Career Development office in CORE is planning a JCPenney Suit Up event for Sunday, Mar. 24 at the JCPenney location in NorthPark Mall, Davenport, Iowa. This event is a national event but is new to...

British Rhone, sophomore, speaks with Sorya Nees from the Arc of the Quad Cities Area.
Photo by Maria Do

Pro Fair offers multiple career opportunities for both Augustana and St. Ambrose Students

September 28, 2017

On Thursday September 21st Augustana held Pro Fair, had over 50 companies in attendance, and invited students from both Augustana and St. Ambrose to come participate. According to Lisa Slater, the Office...

Keri Bass stocks food on the shelves in the Campus Cupboard office in Olin. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Campus Cupboard opens

Jordan Cone September 7, 2017

Campus Cupboard made grand debut on Thursday, Aug. 24 after food insecurity at Augustana College catches the eye of administration and faculty members. During the 2016-2017 academic school year, food insecurity...

Profair gives out opportunities

September 30, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 22, Augustana College and St. Ambrose University hosted Profair from 11-3 p.m. at the Pepsico Recreation Center. It is an annual program that helps connect students and alumni prospective...

Study away fair to be held in October

September 29, 2016

Augustana has been well-known for its strong and diverse international and off-campus programs. Each year, students have the opportunities of enrolling in an exchange or break program, doing research or...

Payroll makes up 60% of annual budget

April 28, 2016

During the 2015-2016 school year at Augustana College, approximately 60% of the $75 million budget, which is around $54 million, went towards payroll for employees.  This 60% covers administration, professors,...

Augustana Observer File Photo. Photo By Shylee Garrett

Preparing for a Career, Viking Score

April 7, 2016

The Viking Score is the way that CORE systematically tracks students’ vocational preparation. CORE was originally established by Dr. Michael Edmondson and his team two years ago. About 60% of Augustana...

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