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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

María Fernanda Rubí 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...

Augustana adjusts calendar year: a delayed j-term start and spring break cancelled

Augustana adjusts calendar year: a delayed j-term start and spring break cancelled

Molly Sweeney October 26, 2020

In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19, Augustana College announced on Oct. 12 their decision to delay the start of J-term one week, to delay the start of Spring semester one week and to cancel spring...

COVID-19 creates uncertainty for future terms

Molly Sweeney October 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19, J-term, spring break and the spring semester are looking to have a different structure this year. As of right now, the Augustana Strong committee is in the process of deciding how the...

Take advantage of J-term opportunities

Michelle Quinn February 20, 2020

Since this is Augustana’s first year of semesters, a lot of students have been having mixed emotions about J-term. A lot of my close friends did a range of things such as staying home, studying abroad,...

Students Living Away From Home Struggle With Food Insecurity During Breaks

Dina Marin February 20, 2020

During breaks between terms, International students, athletes and students living far away from home –particularly first-years and sophomores – find themselves without many affordable options for food...

J-term presents opportunities for student learning

Carly Davis October 10, 2019

Apart from Augustana’s change to semesters, this winter’s J-term will be the first of its kind for faculty, staff and students. J-term’s four credit classes are designed to be a focused and opportunistic...

Sophomores are worried about the semester transition

Alex McLean April 17, 2019

Every student and their grandma knows that for the 2019-2020 school year Augustana is switching from trimesters to semesters. For this years’ seniors, this means nothing. For the juniors, they have very...

Theatre Department announces changes with semester switch

Jackson Mainellis April 16, 2019

Big changes are on the horizon for Augie as next year’s monumental semester transition draws closer to of program and department changes. The switch from trimesters to semesters puts Augustana in uncharted...

Augustana calendar in semesters

April 12, 2018

Augustana College has been preparing for a term transition from trimesters to semesters on September of 2019. The new school year will be comprised of a first term, J-Term and second term. First and second...

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