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The Focused Conversation topic next week is General Education, and the sessions will be facilitated by Professor Jacqui deVries, director of general education. The dates, times and location for the two sessions are:
Tuesday, March 7, 2 p.m., Oren 100 (remote access will be available for this session)
Wednesday, March 8, 12:30 p.m., Oren 100
Click the following links to add a session to your calendar:
Tuesday session (the remote access link is posted at the top of the All Hands page):
See the full All Hands page schedule (login required)
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Auggies Connect with Employers
Thursday, March 2, 2017
3-5 p.m. (come and stay for as long as you like)
Strommen Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center
Representatives are excited to meet you and answer your questions about their field, offer you tips for how to stand out in the job or internship search, and even review your resume. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about possible careers you could have after leaving Augsburg College. No appointment necessary – feel free to dress casually.
Pocket Hercules: Pocket Hercules is a Minneapolis advertising agency and public relations firm providing advertising, PR, digital, social and integrated communications
Anoka County: Staff of over 300 employees and volunteers serve the 4th largest county in the state. They offer a variety of careers and internships in all areas.
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare: Gillette has been a Twin Cities Top Workplace seven years in a row and is a National Top Workplace. They offer a number of volunteer, internship, and full-time entry level positions. Positions include computer science, customer service, healthcare professionals, administrative, accounting and more.
League of Minnesota Cities: The League of Minnesota Cities is a membership organization dedicated to promoting excellence in local government. The League serves its more than 800 member cities through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management, and other services. They offer a wide range of full-time positions in a number of city wide government and other organizations.
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College Possible is a growing nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income students get to and through college. They will be on campus tabling, Thursday, 3/2 and leading an information session from 2-3 in the Strommen Center. We are powered by AmeriCorps and VISTA members who help high school students earn admission to college, support college students to graduation, and do indirect service in event planning, communications, fundraising, and human resources. Full-time AmeriCorps and VISTA positions with a 10 to 12 month commitment are available in the Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Omaha, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Portland beginning in fall 2017.
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The Midterm Matters: What’s at Stake in 2018.
A Talk with Andy Aoki
Friday, March 3 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the TV Studio in Foss
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Augsburg College’s 9th Traditional Powwow will be held on Saturday, March 25, on campus in the Si Melby Gymnasium. Grand Entries (beginning of a dancing session) will be at 1 PM and 6 PM, however dancing/ceremony will be all day until roughly 9 PM. You are free to come and go throughout the day as you wish. Honoring for our Augsburg American Indian Graduates will be at 3 PM.
You are welcome to come, bring your family and friends, purchase some craft items from our vendors, come support our American Indian students here at Augsburg by showing up and learning about our rich culture and traditions at our hosted Powwow on campus. Augsburg is one of the only colleges in the metro area to host a Powwow and the only private college!
NO ADMISSION COSTS – FREE! Find us on Facebook and invite your friends!
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at the concession stand, please email Athena Cloud, AISA Powwow Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org with your available time, t-shirt size and phone number. All volunteers get a t-shirt and much appreciation from us! We ask that people dedicate 2 1/2 hour time slots. Time slots to choose from are:
10:00 AM-12:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)
Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!
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Are you interested in studying in Mexico this summer, fall, or next spring? Yes?
You’re invited to the Mexico Programs Information Dinner on Monday, March 6 at 6:30pm in the Marshall Room.
We will have a chance to talk in greater detail about the course options, program activities, accommodations, program style, and talk with past program participants.
We will have dinner – you just need to bring your questions!
RSVP is required: https://goo.gl/forms/zV4CFU7oyooDhsOt1
Explore the Mexico Program options here!
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Attorneys from Faegre Baker Daniels will provide a brief overview of immigration and pathways to citizenship, and address any changes at the federal level. Attorneys will address best practices for colleges in terms of privacy of information and physical access, and safety planning for undocumented individuals. There will be time for questions.
Tuesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Old Main 105
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Jennifer Jacobs will be leaving her position at Augsburg at the end of this week to take on a new role as Head Volleyball Coach at Augustana in South Dakota.
Please join us in celebrating a new opportunity for Jen as well as thanking her for her excellent work at Augsburg.
Where: Si Melby 206/Lobby
When: Friday, March 3 from 12:00 – 1 p.m.
Lunch will be provided!