ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 1, 2020) — Augustana College will be conducting media tours near 3601 7th Avenue, where the Peter J Lindberg MD Center for Health and Human Performance is taking shape.

A casual briefing will begin at 1PM. Media tours of the site will start at 1.15PM and 1.45PM. Please let us know if you'd like your own tour, and we'll block one of these times for you. 
The Lindberg Center is part of the college's $20-million investment in health and wellness initiatives this year. The project, on track to be completed in the spring of 2021, will be home to two academic programs public health and kinesiology as well as the natatorium for the swimming, diving, and new men's and women's water-polo programs.
 
In a time when expenses are at the forefront of higher education institutions across the country, we'll disclose details of the funding for this multi-million dollar investment in the Quad-Cities community. In addition, we'll unveil the college's plans to honor the first African-American student at Augustana to earn recognition as an Academic All-American.
 
Known for sparking passionate curiosity, Augustana College is an empowering home to explore over 90 areas of study. Augustana’s innovative program, Augie Choice, transforms students into global citizens, thinkers, and doers with a $2,000 grant to explore the world, complete an internship, or conduct research with a professor. Augustana students achieve a balance inside and outside of the classroom; ranking top ten in all divisions for Academic All Americans. Transformed to be different, current students and alumni include health-care heroes, Nobel Prize-winners, CEOs, college presidents, and leaders across all continents. The college enrolls 2,500 curious changemakers who get energized by four years as part of a community that reflects the diversity of the United States.

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