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Mamata Marmé, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and the last lecturer, delivers her speech on staying present and grateful at the Last Lecture on May 4, 2023, despite earlier nervousness.

Life after Augustana. Seniors reflect on how Augustana has helped prepare them for the future

Brock Clark May 10, 2023

On May 4, Augustana’s graduating class of 2023 gathered in Centennial Hall for the Last Lecture to celebrate their accomplishments in the past four years as well as to toast to the future. As many students...

Photo courtesy of Augustana College.

There’s a new provost in town!

Kayla Hobbs April 12, 2023

In July 2023, Dr. Dianna Shandy will officially be the new provost on Augustana’s campus. She specialized in anthropology and worked as a former associate provost at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. Dr....

Studying abroad is a great opportunity but at an impractical cost

Hailey Glasnovich March 18, 2023

Augustana is known for providing hands-on experiences for students and is unique in the opportunities it provides, including study abroad, internships and research projects. While Augustana provides many...

Seniors reminisce on their final semester

Jack Brandt March 1, 2023

Spring semester began and seniors found themselves closer to the adult world. Augustana provides resources for students for their future, from career coaches at Careers Opportunity Research and Exploration...

Augustana’s career center launched new website

Anh Bui October 26, 2022

Career, Opportunities, Research and Exploration (CORE), Augustana’s career development center, has recently launched a new website to provide easy access for students who are looking for guides to achieve...

Symposium day success with Civil Discourse

Caitlin Campbell October 19, 2022

On Wednesday Oct. 12, Augustana College celebrated its 11th fall Symposium Day, with the theme of ‘Civil Discourse.’ Though it is difficult to define civil discourse, it is generally understood...

International students face obstacles working on-campus jobs

Etta Brooks May 13, 2022

When the majority of international students come to campus, the first job that they seek is the dining service student worker position, according to first-year Ethiopian student Beamlak Abdisa. “I...

Accept help with your internship process

Zach Blair May 7, 2022

With the concluding school year and the breath of spring running through everyone’s nose, the scary reality of planning what comes next is imminent. For a lot of Augustana students, that includes thinking...

Bahls wins award for trailblazing student career development

Feven Zewdu April 20, 2022

President Bahls recently received The Career Services Champion Award from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) for his leadership role in enhancing the career development programs...

Augustana Observer staff Feven Zewdu(Left) interviewing sophmore Abby Campis(right) by the Brew on Friday, April 8, 2022.

Alumni and students work for career readiness

Feven Zewdu April 13, 2022

According to the Augustana College website, 98 percent of the graduating class of 2019 either got a job within six months of graduating or went to graduate school. Some students keep in close contact with...

Career Opportunities: Are Augustana’s Students Informed Enough?

Chloe Baxter March 5, 2022

Internships are essential to students in securing a career. They provide students with the ability to apply their education and get some experience in the career field of their choice. Through Augustana’s...

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...

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