The worldwide Augustana College experience

One week from today…

It is incredible how fast the time has gone! A year ago I was talking with my parents about the Augustana in Australia program, and now I am starting to pack for the trip because we leave a week from today! I am extremely excited to begin this new journey in my life but I […]

Expectations for Brazil

Throughout the 4 completed weeks I have been attending my classes for Brazil and the seminar, my views and expectations on what to expect in Brazil have changed to some degree from those I had initially when the term began. In the seminar we have had guest speaker’s talk with us about how to respectfully […]


Bom dia a todos!! As I walked out of Old Main on Friday of last week, after my last class for the day, it was really surreal to think that it was the last time I would be walking on campus until March.  I know that I am going to miss my friends and family, […]


Hey Everybody, This is my first blog ever so bear with me, I’m really trying! But I cant believe it, only three more weeks to Brazil! It is becoming a little bit surreal. It’s already getting a little crazy trying to get everything together, including sunglasses, shoes, shirts, sunscreen, and we’ve been told to back […]

Done with preparation..

The first 5 weeks on campus was crazy. I chose to take only 2 classes in Brazil, Art and Political Science, which meant I had to take an on campus 5 week class to maintain full time status. Looking back, I’m so lost on where these past weeks went! I still feel so unprepared for […]