Augustana College announces new facility, groundbreaking expected in 2019

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - A big announcement coming from Augustana College, the school in Rock Island is building a new facility on its campus.

The new building, The Austin Knowlton Center for Innovation in Health Wellness and Humane Performance, will combine academics, wellness, athletics and hands-on learning.

The $16 million building will be located on 7th Avenue. The college hopes to have a groundbreaking this year.