Augustana College

Augustana College will honor its 612 new graduates this weekend. Because of the pandemic, it will host a virtual commencement Saturday on YouTube Live.

Illinois Department of Employment Security

Despite the pandemic and what looks like a terrible job market, many employers are planning to hire new college graduates. 

Annette Hutto

Annette Hutto grew up on the south side of Chicago, and majored in geology at Augustana College. During her junior year she came up with the idea to open a coffeehouse on the corner of 30th Street and 14th Avenue, near the campus in Rock Island. And in August 2009, she opened Cool Beanz, fell in love with the College Hill District, and has been a key to its revitalization. 

Augustana College

After 21 years, the head coach of the men's basketball team at Augustana College has decided to retire. Coach Grey Giovanine made the announcement Tuesday night.

In the fall, first year students at Augustana College will learn about the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. That's the subject of this year's book in the Augie Reads program, "When the Emperor Was Divine" by Julie Otsuka. 

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Augustana College is offering a new financial incentive for local students to enroll. On Wednesday, the college in Rock Island announced the Quad City Promise Scholarship

Radish Magazine

Just in time for Earth Day and its 50th anniversary, Augustana College has announced plans to put solar panels on four campus buildings. 

COVID & the Arts: Miss. Bend Players Cancel Season

Apr 23, 2020
Mississippi Bend Players

The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed another theatrical victim.

Augustana College

After five years of planning and preparation, and adding on to one of its buildings, Augustana College is ready to offer its only graduate program. The new masters program in speech-language pathology has just earned accreditation by a national association, and is now accepting applications.

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A street in Rock Island will be closed Wednesday to allow construction to begin on a new building at Augustana College. A section of 35th Street, north of 7th Avenue, probably won't re-open until the spring or summer of next year when completion is expected of the Peter J. Lindberg M.D. Center for Health and Human Performance.