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Augustana College has a new centerpiece. Students returned from summer break to find an improved, larger quad in the lower half of campus, with the school's iconic "A"  covering the center. 

A ceremony generally hosted at St. Ambrose University is coming to the Illinois side of the river for the first time. On Tuesday at 7 p.m., Augustana College will host this year's Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award ceremony.

Students and staff at Augustana College will join with thousands of others around the world on Friday when they hold a "campus climate strike." The strike is inspired by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg from Sweden, who has been leading school strikes in Europe for the past year demanding action on climate change from local and global leaders. 

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This week, Augustana College celebrated the expansion of its Hanson Hall of Science on the campus in Rock Island. It's a four-story cylindrical addition built on the north side of the science building along 7th Avenue. / Augustana College

This fall, Augustana College students and teachers are enjoying more space in the science building on campus in Rock Island.

This morning, college officials will hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of an expansion of the Hanson Hall of Science. 

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As the new academic year begins, Augustana College in Rock Island has created a new position to watch over the mental health of its students. 

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A long-time employee of Augustana College has died. 69 year old Stan Furlong died Friday at his home in Rock Island. 

More than 600 students will officially complete their undergraduate studies this weekend. Augustana College will hold its spring commencement on Sunday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

Augustana College Hit By Ransomware Attack

May 13, 2019
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Some students, staff, and alumni of Augustana College in Rock Island have had their social security numbers and dates of birth stolen, after one of the college's servers was hacked in February.

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Rock Island will embrace its gridiron glory days on Saturday, when the NFL Draft comes to town as part of a full day of free events at Augustana College's football stadium.