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Dawn Schmitt, representative at WQPT PBS, talking with MacKenzie Kent.

Career fair showcases companies looking for college students

Jack Brandt March 8, 2023

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, more than 100 companies took part in a career fair hosted by five institutions including Augustana, providing students and employers a chance to interact in person. The fair took place...

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...

Uppsala University provides a new perspective

Krystina Slack October 21, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 15, seven faculty members and one student presented “Sweden as Our Classroom: Partnerships with Uppsala University and Beyond.” With the inauguration of a new president came a series...

Fall Visit Day shines a light on current students

Jack Brandt October 19, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 8, more than 600 people including around 130 prospective students visited Augustana as part of its Fall Visit Day. Speakers, student panels, a campus tour, chances to speak with faculty,...

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...

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...

CORE provides internship tips

January 26, 2015

Every student, no matter their age or area of study can benefit from participating in an internship, said Michael Edmondson, Associative Vice President of Career Development. But students may not realize...

Director of advising resigns

November 20, 2014

Director of Advising Ned Laff has resigned after just over a trimester at Augustana due to familial reasons, according to Provost Pareena Lawrence. Laff, who worked in the CORE Office, oversaw faculty...

International student enrollment increases

International student enrollment increases

April 17, 2014

Augustana has increased international student enrollment this year with 63 international students, compared to 20 last year. There are 39 new international students from 24 different countries including...

ITS and CEC to switch offices; move computer labs

December 5, 2013

The Community Engagement Center and Office of International Programs in Sorenson will switch places with the ITS department in Olin this summer. The multimedia computer lab and printers in Olin will move...

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