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Frieze Lectures Focus on Pandemic

Oct 19, 2020
Rock Island Library

2020 is certainly a year for the history books, so it’s no surprise that the 23rd annual Frieze Lecture Series at the Rock Island Public Library will take a deeper look at our reaction to global pandemics, past and present. 

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Augustana College will name its new swimming and diving facility after an alumna who pioneered women’s athletics at the college. 

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Augustana College is starting the switch to solar power. By early next year, 8% of the campus's energy will come from solar panels.

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Today, Augustana College announced a new diversity scholarship worth $1,000 a year. 

Local Grad Keynotes Global Suicide Prevention Event

Sep 25, 2020

Haley DeGreve graduated from Augustana College in May, but the Alleman High alum already has become a national advocate in the fight for suicide prevention. / Augustana College

So far, Augustana College officials are pleased with the way students and employees are handling new rules due to COVID-19. 

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Augustana College has received an international award for excellence in diversity. Of over 300 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada, Augustana was one of 90 total recipients, one of 4 in Illinois, and a much smaller institution than other winners. 

"Mary and Ethel: How I Learned to Sing"

Sep 10, 2020
Shelley Cooper

Shelley Cooper grew up glued to the Golden Age of Broadway and many of the famous shows were ruled by two towering female talents – Mary Martin and Ethel Merman. 

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Augustana College unveils its new health clinic today. Genesis Health System is staffing the clinic Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Testing for COVID-19 will be available to 300 randomly-selected students and staff at Augustana College. Starting next week, Augustana will use a less-invasive saliva test.