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Campus Kitchen needs volunteers for our daily meal shifts! Sign up today to fulfill your service learning hours, meet the surrounding community, and share great meals!
Check VolunteerHub (https://campuskitchens.volunteerhub.com/lp/ckac/) for more information and to sign up!
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Nominations for the 2017-2018 Augsburg Leadership Awards are now open! These awards celebrate and recognize outstanding student leaders and student organizations at Augsburg University for their innovation, mentorship, advocacy, and engagement throughout this academic year. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdjjTAubhknbfGTM5VD2-onsqDb4b8DDHivx4PHLQgA0kur8A/viewform)
We encourage all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members to nominate student leaders and student organizations for these awards. A list of awards with their descriptions can be found here:(http://www.augsburg.edu/cao/activities/augsburg-leadership-awards/). Nominations are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9.
Applications are also open for the 2017-2018 Augsburg Senior Leadership Society, which recognizes graduating seniors for their leadership contributions over the course of their tenure at Augsburg University. One individual who is inducted into the society will receive the Linda Schrempp Alberg Endowed Leadership Award, which has an award value of $500. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4mbx-4VkIX4zwBBMOVhmNqSKxvG7dGKfQyvuJ9IkXWOeChg/viewform)
Nominees will be honored and recipients will be announced at the 19th Annual Augsburg Leadership Awards, taking place Sunday, April 8 from 5:00-8:00pm.
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Augsburg University is participating in the 2018 Great Colleges to Work For survey. The survey opened Monday, February 19 and will remain open until Monday, March 5. Eligible participants received an email from ModernThink which contained a survey invitation and link to the survey.
Important things to note:
– Survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
– Your responses to the survey will be completely confidential. ModernThink LLC, an independent survey firm, will not provide Augsburg with any information that would enable us to trace survey data back to any one individual.
– Your participation is very valuable and desired, but voluntary.
– Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on the HR Moodle site: http://web.augsburg.edu/hr/ModernThinkSurveyFAQs2018.pdf
Human Resources recognizes that many members of our community have work that does not require use of a computer, or who may not have a dedicated office. We will be hosting computer lab sessions for employees to ask any questions they might have, get assistance with the process, and complete the survey.
These sessions are scheduled at the following dates and times:
February 22—4:00-5:00pm, Sverdrup Hall 204
February 28—8:00-9:00 am, Sverdrup Hall 205
March 2—10:00-11:00 am, Sverdrup Hall 204
Should you have questions, please contact Lisa Stock (email@example.com or 612-330-1783) or Nicole Peterlin (firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1602) in Human Resources. Thank you for sharing your voice!
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Please take a moment to congratulate Eric Pegues, Assistant Director of Residence Life, on being elected as the 2018-2019 Chair Elect and the 2019-2020 Chair of ATCCHA (Area Twin Cities College Housing Association)!
This is such an exciting time for ATCCHA as the organization is growing and hosting the 2020 UMR-ACUHO regional conference. ATCCHA is lucky to have Eric’s leadership and energy!
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In our effort to LoveOurLocalWater, 3 water fountains on campus are being retrofitted to include water filling stations. Foss near room 126, first floor of OGC, and in the Fitness Center. Thank you Environmental Action Committee and the Batalden Faculty Scholars Program in Applied Ethics for supporting our effort to practice access to local water as a human right. Auggies live out our values!
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Stop by and visit with representatives from the following organizations on Wednesday, February 21st. 10:00-1:00, lobby of the Christensen Center
*College Tutors and Nannies is currently accepting applications from responsible, outgoing individuals for a variety of childcare and tutor positions. We offer flexible scheduling and a wide selection of jobs to fit your skills and preferences. https://www.collegenanniesandtutors.com
*Pinnacle Services is currently hiring for Case Management, Program Managers, and Program Counselors! For more information, visit our website at http://www.pinnacleservices.org/careers/ Pinnacle Services is recognized as an industry leader in quality services through CARF accreditation.
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Do you want to earn service hours while making a difference for middle school students in the Twin Cities? Come judge debate rounds for the Minnesota Urban Debate League.
Middle school students will debate education reform, and we’re looking for caring students to judge them on their critical thinking, argumentation, and public speaking. No debate experience? No problem – we’ll train you. Judges also enjoy free pizza.
Volunteer shifts last from 3:15 – 7:30 PM.
We’re still looking for judges for the following tournaments (named for famous former debaters):
Tuesday – 2/27: Sherman Alexie Tournament (make up)
Thursday – 3/1: Rosalind Franklin Tournament
Thursday – 3/8: Rep. Patsy Takemoto Mink Tournament
Tues-Thurs 3/13-3/15: Justice Sotomayor Conference Championships
Tuesday – 3/20: Winona LaDuke Middle School City Championships
Please direct any questions to email@example.com, or stop by our office in Foss 18.
Click the link below for more information and to sign up:
Volunteer With Us
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The Environmental Stewardship Committee (ESC) is keeping track of creative solutions to replace bottled water and #LoveLocalWater. Here’s what we have so far. Email us at email@example.com with more ideas or scenarios to navigate!
For campus visitors:
Instead of providing bottled water to visitors coming to campus, we encourage departments to use language like this to alert visitors to our policy: Augsburg University is phasing out bottled water on campus in order to reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions and support the provision of water as a human right and not a commodity. While on campus, you will have access to clean Minneapolis tap water. If you are not able to bring your own water bottle to campus, please let us know if we can provide you with a glass/cup to use and return or with a reusable water bottle to use and keep. We appreciate your support as we #LoveLocalWater together!
If you provide hot water to visitors through a Culligan dispenser, consider purchasing an electric tea kettle for your office space in order to get ready for the eventual phase-out of Culligan.
Order water by the gallon through A’viands catering.
Purchase water pitchers and reusable/compostable cups for your department (if sink access for washing is an issue, contact us for ideas).
The Environmental Action Committee (Student Government) may be able to help with purchasing supplies that will directly benefit students as we move away from bottled water.
Learn more on the ESC Website
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We’re not alone, folks! Learn from other schools implementing bottled water policies in our next #LoveLocalWater blog post by ENV100 students.
Read the blog!
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CURRENT SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS:
Want to engage in leadership, service, and learning to make a difference at Augsburg and in the wider community?
Apply to be in one of Augsburg’s 3 Public Leadership Scholar Programs:Christensen Scholars, Interfaith Scholars, or Sabo Scholars.
In any one of the programs you will have the opportunity to participate in a yearlong academic seminar with a cohort of your peers. You will contribute to public leadership on campus and in the wider community in either the Christian tradition, interfaith engagement, or civic life. You will also be able to earn 4 upper division semester credits in the Religion or Political Science along with receiving a $2,000 scholarship.
Current sophomores and juniors who plan to study on campus all of the 2017-18 academic year are eligible to apply.
APPLYING: The application for all three programs is available online through Sabo or CCV website, listed below.
Christensen Scholars: http://www.augsburg.edu/ccv/christensen-scholars-program/
Interfaith Scholars: http://www.augsburg.edu/ccv/interfaith-scholars-program/
Sabo Scholars: http://www.augsburg.edu/sabo/what-we-do/sabo-scholars/
The application deadline is Monday, February 26th, 2018
Questions? Contact either the Christensen Center for Vocation at firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-330-1403 or the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship at email@example.com
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You are all invited to stop by the poster presentation open house by our DNP-FNP group.
Where: East Commons, Upper Floor Christensen Center, Augsburg University
When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm