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Students for Racial Justice will be hosting their first general meeting of the year today from 3 – 4 pm in the Marshall Room! Anyone and everyone is invited to come to meet the leadership team, get excited about upcoming events, learn about leadership opportunities within the organization, give suggestions, and eat snacks! All are welcome!
Link to the facebook event here!
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Heather Riddle, vice president for Institutional Advancement, will lead Focused Conversations on Tuesday (tomorrow) and Wednesday. She will discuss how endowments work and how Augsburg is building a case for an endowment campaign.
The Tuesday session also will be available via remote access.
See the All Hands page for remote access and for the full-year Focused Conversations schedule
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Thanks so much to everyone who has signed up to donate blood today. A couple reminders — please bring a photo ID to the drive, drink plenty of water and eat good meals before you donate. There are still some spots available so feel free to stop up to the East Commons and see what openings may be left. Don’t forget all donors will receive 2 tickets to the Crayola Experience at Mall of America too. Let’s get 100% of our goal and help save lives! The drive is from 11 – 2:00 pm in East Commons. Questions, call Dianne in the CWC office at 612-330-1707
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A group of students and staff members are collecting gently used clothes to sell at the Taste of Augsburg. All proceeds will go to aiding in hurricane relief in both Texas and Florida. There are collection boxes in the StepUP office and in the Campus Ministry Office. If you have questions please feel free to email Owen at email@example.com or Thenedra at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Are you curious about possibilities of future graduate level theological study? Join us for Seminary and Divinity Day on Thursday, October 26.
A group of Auggies will travel to Gustavus Adolphus College on the 26th to gather with students from other colleges and representatives from ~22 Seminary and Divinity Schools around the country for this special day of vocational reflection conversations! The theme for the day is from Psalm 119:125, “I am your Servant, Give me Discernment.”
Whether you’re curious to test the waters of seminary or divinity school, or you know for certain it’s something you want to do, this day is for you! Seminary & Divinity School Day is a great opportunity to explore the variety of options.
This event is free, and lunch and transportation to Gustavus Adolphus College will be provided through the Christensen Center for Vocation. We will leave Augsburg at 8:00 am and return around 4:00 pm.
REGISTER BY CLICKING THE LINK BELOW! Note that the last day to register is Friday, October 20.
For more information, visit our website at http://www.augsburg.edu/ccv/
Come with us to contemplate how you are stewarding God’s call for you in the world!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Augsburg Total Wellness is pleased to announce an information session on the topic of retirement planning. Join TIAA for a presentation titled Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement
Join us to understand the benefit of time, recognize essential features of retirement investments, and learn how to create or modify your retirement plan. This session is informative to all ages, where ever you might be in the planning stages of your retirement.
When: October 17 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Marshall Room
Bring your own lunch, bring a colleague, and take some time to grow toward your financial wellness in retirement!
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Join us in the chapel today at 10:40 am for Mindful Monday with Jermaine Nelson – Stress Management for All. Jermaine is a local yoga instructor and health and fitness specialist. In Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center.
Tuesday, October 3 at 11:30am: Reformation Series, Sonja Thompson, University Organist, Martin Luther Hymn Sing.
Wednesday, October 4: Dr. Paul Pribbenow, Augsburg University President, preaching. Riverside Singers, music.
Thursday, October 5 at 11:30 am: National Coming Out Chapel: Marty Wyatt, Program Assistant, Christensen Center for Vocation. Megan Hietal, Vocalist.
Friday, October 6 at 10:40am: The Rev. Steve Delzer, Bishop of Southeastern Minnesota Synod. Musician: Elyse Krautkramer, piano.
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Coffee and Conversations: Norway Edition
Explore Your Relationship to Social Justice while Studying Abroad in Norway
Friday, October 6
8:30 – 9:30am
Marshall Room, Christensen Center
EVERYONE welcome – students, faculty, staff, advisors, and community members!
Join the study abroad office for coffee and conversation about HECUA’s “The New Norway” program. Come grab a cup of coffee and some refreshments while learning about study abroad in Norway with the HECUA Norway program director, Alex Bielicki.
The HECUA Norway program provides students the opportunity to deeply explore globalization, identity, and the politics surround nationality and immigration. The program is place-based, experiential learning paired an interdisciplinary internship.
Topics we’ll cover:
• HECUA study abroad general Information
• The New Norway themes, projects, and overall outline
• Program internship sites, past student experiences, and potential projects
• General Information about why Norway is a beneficial place for students to study away
Feel free to come with questions and ideas! We look forward to seeing you!
Learn more about the HEUCA Norway program
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Come stop by the Cedar Room for the Pre-Dental Club meeting this Wednesday (10/4) during Chapel time. We will have a presentation from the Physician Advocacy Network Twin Cities Medical Society about tobacco prevention. Join us!