Friday, September 22, 2017

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Resumé Critique Day – Prepare for the Career and Internship Fair

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Have you registered for the Career & Internship Fair yet? Have questions? Need to have your resume reviewed? Stop by the Strommen Center, Suite 100, CC on Monday, September 25th from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
No appointment necessary – just drop in for a 15 minute session

Register and learn more about the fair

National Voter Registration Day – Tues., September 26

submitted by garvey@augsburg.edu

Auggies vote! Minnesota city elections are Tues., Nov. 7. If you are a Minnesota resident and eligible to vote, register ahead of time. Students who live on campus and are eligible to vote can register in the City of Minneapolis and vote in local elections.

Day Student Government members will have a voter information and registration table in Christensen on Tues., Sept. 26, staffed 10-1 pm and 4-6 pm.

For more information, go to http://www.sos.state.mn.us/

Off-Campus Program Proposals: Information Meeting Next Week

submitted by johnsop2@augsburg.edu

September 27 and 28: CGEE will be offering two informational sessions for faculty who are interested in proposing/leading an off-campus course. The sessions will be held on September 27 & 28 from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. in the Riverside Room. Come with any questions or program ideas. We look forward to hearing about your program proposal!

The deadline for receiving a proposal this year is November 1st and the application process is now online. You can learn about it on our website: http://studyabroad.augsburg.edu/?go=OffCampusCourseProposal

Thank you for all that you do in providing engaging educational experiences for Augsburg students!

Commons Cafe Extended Hours

submitted by ahrensj@augsburg.edu

Because you asked for it, the Commons will be open earlier for breakfast, hot lunch served longer, and dinner served later.
The Commons is open from 7:00 a.m.-8 p.m.
Breakfast: 7:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast: 9:45 – 11 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Light Lunch: 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 – 8 p.m.
Note that the 8 p.m. closing time is a one-month pilot program for the month of September. If dining from 7 – 8 p.m. proves to be a popular option, we will be able to stay open until 8 p.m. on a permanent basis.

Event Announcements

Be a Vendor at Taste of Augsburg to Raise Money for Your Student Group

submitted by codek@augsburg.edu

Calling all student organizations and departments!

Save the Date for Homecoming’s Taste of Augsburg event on Saturday, October 14 from 11-1:30 pm.
Taste of Augsburg is our own version of the State Fair where booths sell food and play games in effort to raise some money while having fun and taking part in Homecoming traditions! To apply for a booth, follow the link in this post to the google form and complete by booth registration deadline of September 29, 2017.
Back by popular demand–seed money for Student Organizations. Contact the Alumni office to learn more or apply . Note, this application is in addition to the booth registration form.
Questions? Contact Katie Code at codek@augsburg.edu

Vendor Registration Form

Give to the Max Day 2017 – Promote Your Fundraising Initiatives

submitted by bogen@augsburg.edu

GiveMN’s annual Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 16th. Last year 30+ Augsburg athletic teams, programs, and organizations participated and raised $208,000 for their initiatives. Augsburg is again participating and we want your program to join the Augsburg Give to the Max Campaign!

To learn more, join Institutional Advancement for an information session on Monday, September 25th at 8:30 a.m. for coffee or 12:00 p.m. for lunch in OGC 100.

For more information and to RSVP for the session, please contact Chris Bogen ’09, bogen@augsburg.edu.

Homecoming 2017 is 3 Weeks Away

submitted by codek@augsburg.edu

Please join us to celebrate Homecoming 2017.
There are a ton of events that will take place throughout Homecoming week and you are invited to also participate in the events planned by the Office of Alumni & Constituent Relations that take place on October 12, 13 & 14.
These events are open to Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students and parents and many of these events are free.
The schedule and registration information can be found online by searching Homecoming or you can contact alumni@augsburg.edu with any questions.
Hope to see you there!

Homecoming Website

Community Service Opportunity: Judge Debate for MNUDL This Fall

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is searching for debate judges for 6 high school debate tournaments this fall. Judges will watch high school debate rounds and evaluate teams on logic, effective argumentation, and speaking skills. The judge picks a winner, assigns speaking points to individual students, and provides written feedback on their decision. No experience? No worries. We will train you. Judges will also enjoy free pizza at tournaments!

The core debate tournaments will happen at these dates and locations:

October 6-7th: U of M (East Bank)
October 14th: Season Opener (St. Paul)
October 27th-28th: Rosebowl (Roseville)
November 10th-11th: UMBrooks (U of M, West Bank)
December 8th-9th: The UDL Championship (TBD)

We are happy to have judges for any single tournament or multiple tournaments.
For more information, email MNUDL at mnudl@augsburg.edu or call (612)-330-1730.

The Minnesota Urban Debate League

AugSTEM Fall Workshops (Open to All STEM Majors)

submitted by dores@augsburg.edu

Mondays, 12:30 – 1:40 PM or 3:10 – 4:20 PM

Marshall Room, Christensen Center

Similar content will be presented in each time period (12:30 or 3:10).
Pick whichever time works best for you.
Workshops are open to all interested students.

Join us this Monday!
Sept 25: STEM Study and Research Abroad [Augsburg Abroad]

Upcoming workshops:

Monday, Oct 9 Creating Effective LinkedIn Profiles & Advanced LinkedIn Search Tips [Augsburg Career & Internship Services]
Monday, Oct 23 Identifying Graduate Opportunities [URGO]
Monday, Oct 30 Crafting Compelling Personal Statements [URGO]

Seeing Things Whole: Transformation Through Social Entrepreneurship

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

“Engaging Social Entrepreneurship Through Seeing Things Whole” featuring some great speakers and workshops. This promises to be a very interesting and useful conference. It is a great way to enhance your own professional development and is offered at no cost to Augsburg students, staff, and faculty.

Friday, October 6 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Post-conference session, Sunday, October 8 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Augsburg University, Christensen Center & Foss Center

To learn more and register

To learn more and register

Get Your Flu Shot Monday, September 25

submitted by detloff@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Visiting Nurse Association will be on campus administering flu shots in the Center for Wellness and Counseling office (first floor Anderson Res Hall) on Monday 9/25/17 from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. Most insurances are accepted or you can pay $38 with cash or check. Please be sure to bring your insurance card if you want your insurance to be billed. Another clinic will be held Thursday 10/26 from 11:00 – 12:30 pm. Questions, please call the CWC office at 612-330-1707.

Campus Kitchen Welcome Back Dinner – Tonight

submitted by greena@augsburg.edu

Whether you’ve been to a Friday Ebenezer Tower dinner with Campus Kitchen once or every week for the last four years, you are invited to join us for “A Festive Occasion” celebration dinner provided by our friends at Ebenezer. Residents Fred & Bettie are cooking up a potluck dinner and some kind of exciting celebration for all of us “young scholars.”

Friday, Sept. 22, 6-7pm
All are welcome!

If you plan to carpool from campus at 5:40pm, please sign up here so we know you’re coming. Otherwise, meet us at Ebenezer Tower (2523 Portland Ave S) at 5:50pm.

From the organizers: “We never know what will come through the door in the Friday evenings, but there’s always a rush of appreciative expectations. The smiles and greetings are so refreshing and they don’t just show up on young faces. The evening of Friday, September 22nd, will be a chance to celebrate our gratitude to these young scholars who volunteer their time to bring us buffet dinners throughout the school year.”

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