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Augie alum standout coaches club volleyball team

Augie alum standout coaches club volleyball team

Jannae Mehaffey October 2, 2020

Amy Blommer, a two sport athlete in volleyball and track, graduated from Augie in 2001. Now, after pursuing a career of sports journalism, she’s back in the Quad Cities and coaching for Iowa Select Volleyball...

First-year Meghan R. De Young (23) is living her comfiest life right now in Orland Hills, IL. Bedroom? Or classroom? Or both???

PHOTOS: Happy first (virtual) day back!

March 31, 2020

Happy first (virtual) day back! We're calling these last few weeks "Quaran-Term." How's it feel being a part of Augie history? We reached out and got some chic back-to-school from all of you posing in...

Sexual assault task force established

Thea Gonzales February 14, 2018

Developing story: check out augustanaobserver.com for the latest details. NEWS BRIEF: The Augustana administration has responded to campus calls for action by updating the faculty, staff and students...

Top (L-R): Vince Lundeen, Arvid Herstedt, Paul Carlstedt, Steve Miller; Bottom (L-R): Allison Wolak Quadhamer, Craig Lyon, Julie Constien Diem, Hayley Hallstrom Voorhees
Photo compilation courtesy of Dave Wrath

Eight into Hall of Fame

October 12, 2017

Eight new athletes will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Oct. 14 for showing athletic and leadership accomplishments when they were students here at Augustana. This will be the 22nd induction in school...

Administration: Augustana prepared for emergency situations

October 16, 2015

In the case of an active shooter being on campus, Augustana follows a lockdown procedure. In this scenario, all faculty, staff, and students would lock the door of the room they are in, turn off the lights,...

Operation Christmas Spirit brings community together

December 19, 2013

Each year the Augustana community comes together for Operation Christmas Spirit. Groups and individuals adopt either a child or a Longfellow Liberal Arts School classroom or office. As one of the largest...

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