Public Safety and Facilities Announcements
Teaching and Learning
- Only 1 spot left for the Writing Retreat
- Four Days in May Schedule
- 5 “Four Days” Sessions Offered Through ZOOM
- Writing Lab Opens on Tuesday, May 8
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Jessica Nathanson Scholarly Writing Retreat
Wednesday, May 16 – Friday, May 18, 2018
Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center
Located on 50 scenic acres of national park in Marine on Saint Croix, Dunrovin’s beautiful wooded grounds are a peaceful, yet professional, setting for group meetings, private getaways, youth or adult groups, and day or overnight retreats.
Do you wish you had uninterrupted time to write / work on scholarship? If so, you will want to take advantage of the annual Jessica Nathanson Scholarly Writing Retreat. Jess established a tradition of allowing faculty and academic staff time away from campus to focus entirely on scholarship. There is no schedule for this retreat – it is simply time and space to work on scholarship. The Provost and the Center for Teaching and Learning will cover the cost of the retreat. We ask that you commit to being present on all three days of the event. Our time begins at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday and ends at 1:00 p.m. on Friday. Space is limited to full-time faculty members.
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As you plan for Four Days in May, please check out http://inside.augsburg.edu/ctl/ for a full description of events.
Please check the room locations (all in Hagfors) closer to the event as some last-minute changes will be necessary.
Questions? Visit our website or contact us at email@example.com.
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If you’re not able to be on campus for “Four Days in May,” we have another option for you. The E-Learning Team has set up ZOOM for the following events:
Library Research Tools: May 8th, 2:00-3:15
Portfolio Workshop: May 9th, 1:00-4:30
Experiential Education: May 11th, 9:00-10:15
Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation: May 11th, 9:00-10:15
Teaching Sustainability: May 11th, 12:30-3:30
Full descriptions as well as the ZOOM links can be found at http://inside.augsburg.edu/ctl/
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The WL will reopen for May and for SS on Tuesday, May 8. The lab will be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5 – 7:30. Tutors will also read online submissions during these hours for students who are not able to be on campus. Questions: Contact K. Swanson
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For the fiscal year-end close on May 31, 2018, it is important that all expenses, including equipment, supplies, travel and services rendered during the fiscal year 2018 are properly recorded and accrued as part of the year-end accounting close. In order to assure a “clean” year-end close, the following documents need to be submitted in a timely fashion as noted below.
Invoices, Expense Reports and Payment Authorization Forms:
Please submit invoices, related to equipment, supplies, and services received on or before May 31, 2018 by Monday, June 11, 2018. All invoices need to have proper coding and approvals. Please email invoices to email@example.com or drop them off at the Science Building Suite 148 to Deb Blaschko, Accounts Payable.
Approve and code invoices in Agresso through the AP Paperless process for May 2018. You will receive a system email if you have an invoice task.
Please submit expense reports and payment authorization forms on or before May 31, 2018 by Monday, June 11, 2018. Code, approve and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at the Science Building Suite 148 to Deb Blaschko, Accounts Payable.
P-Card Purchase and Reimbursement Expenses
Please submit P-Card statements and receipts for expenses incurred through May 31, 2018 by Monday, June 11, 2018. If you used your P-Card between May 25 and May 31, but the expenses are not related to the fiscal year 2018, please notify Fola Tiamiyu and Carole Kampf in Administrative Accounting.
Year-end Accrual Procedure:
If you have not received an invoice from a vendor for goods or services received or delivered by May 31, please contact Deb Blaschko by Monday, June 11, 2018.
Please bring over checks and cash for deposits to the our office by May 31, 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact Administrative Accounting at email@example.com
Thank you for your prompt attention and cooperation!
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DPS recently noted the various projects happening around campus impacting parking lots and spot availability. If you’re concerned about parking on campus, check out other transportation options available to you.
More information found at: http://inside.augsburg.edu/transportation/
Remember that our unique, urban location is perfectly situated to provide great access to Metro Transit stations, bus stops, and bicycle/walking trails.
Looking to get advice, need help finding a route, want to check out the commuter locker room? Contact Nicole at email@example.com.
P.S. It’s national Bike to Work Week May 14th-18th; join me and others across campus in biking to work. You might enjoy it so much, it could become your new commute.
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Food Service Summer Hours
Einstein’s Monday Through Friday 7:30am-1:30pm
Nabo Monday Through Friday 10:00am-2:00pm
Commons Closed Until Mid-June
Kafeega Closed Until Late August
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If you are a recent Auggie grad here is some important from MNSure regarding health insurance you may want to consider:
Graduating from college this spring? Congrats! Remember to look at your health insurance options so you are covered.
If graduating means losing your health insurance, you may qualify for a special enrollment period.
You can stay on a parent’s plan if you are younger than 26, or you can enroll through MNsure on your own.
Free application help is available. Many young adults qualify for low-cost or no-cost options.
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As the advising office for graduate school applications, each year URGO records the names of students and alumni who have been accepted into graduate school programs.
If you are a student who has been accepted or a faculty/staff member who knows of a student’s acceptance that you are able to share, please send that information to email@example.com.
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Join the Augsburg community in celebrating the work of its staff during the past academic year. Food and drink will be provided and door prizes will be given away.
Staff Spring Social
Tuesday, May 15
3-5 p.m. | The Quad
(In case of rain, the event will move inside Christensen Center)
Email email@example.com with any questions.
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The Nobel Peace Prize Forum office has secured a few tickets for Kofi Annan’s address at Macalester College to be held on Monday, May 7, 2018. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. and his address is at 2:00 p.m. The event is in celebration of the name change that will happen to one of Macalester Institutes in honor of their worldly renowned alumnus.
I have two additional free tickets available. If you are interested, in joining us, please contact Bettine at x1378. First come, first serve.
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The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University which provides academic competitive debate programming to 750 middle and high school students in the Twin Cities. Spring is the Somali Debate Initiative season, and we need judges.
We are seeking members of the Somali community to judge our Somali Debate Initiative students. Judges watch rounds, determine the winner, and provide feedback so students may improve their communication skills. No experience? Don’t worry. We’ll train you.
Judges are paid $55 per tournament.
We will have Somali Debate tournaments on the following dates:
May 9th, 2018
May 23rd, 2018
Interested judges should inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info, and sign up at the link below:
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We are downsizing and have some furniture for sale: La-z-boy living room set with sofa, loveseat and chair; dining room table and 6 upholstered chairs (contemporary style); beautiful Thomasville formal dining room set with table, 2 captains chairs, 4 side chairs, hutch with glass shelves, and a side server; set of 3 glass tables (coffee table and 2 end tables). All are in great shape. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for prices and photos.