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Proposed University Course Survey form FAQ

submitted by krajewsk@augsburg.edu

In anticipation of the October 10th vote on the adoption of a new University Course Survey form (previously known as Course Evaluations) the working group has created a frequently asked questions document, linked at the bottom of this posting. The questions come from faculty conversations and the answers come from the working group.

UCS FAQ

First EDTalk with Professor Munoz

submitted by pippert@augsburg.edu

Please join us for a 15 min. EDTalk (Radical Kinship and Education: The Art of Connection) by Professor Joaquin Muñoz just prior to Wednesday’s faculty meeting.

Grab a cup of coffee and meet in Hagfors 151 from 3:20-3:35…just enough time to get inspired!

For more information about the pre-faculty meeting EDTalks and other CTL events, please visit the CTL website.

CTL website

Medical School Info Session

submitted by kochavej@augsburg.edu

Considering medical school? Come meet Augsburg alumni who are currently medical students and physicians! Our alumni will share their insights about picking schools, the MCAT, experiences, the application process, interviews, and general advice. Food will be provided.
Wednesday, October 10th, 6pm-8pm
Hagfors 250

For more information or to RSVP, contact Catherina Kipper at kipper@augsburg.edu.

Active Learning Immersion Workshop – TODAY, 1:50-3:00 PM, East Commons

submitted by albertd@augsburg.edu

Join us for a four-part immersion presentation showcasing faculty expertise in active learning and engagement with students today from 1:50 to 3:00 PM in the East Commons (Christensen Center). Lori Hale (Religion), Jennifer Diaz (Education), Matthew Maruggi (Religion), and Lyz Wendland (Art) will offer immersion experiences designed to teach techniques and strategies for active learning for students. Along with experiencing the techniques directly, participants will also receive handouts outlining the strategies, and reflection time to discuss the use of the techniques.

General Announcements

Earn Service Hours & Judge High School Students With MNUDL

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities.
We’re looking for debate judges and hospitality volunteers for its upcoming high school debate tournaments.

No debate experience? No problem. We train volunteers at every tournament.

What Hospitality Volunteers Do:

● Greet & guide kids, coaches, and judges as they arrive at tournaments
● Answer questions and assist with wayfinding at tournament sites
● Distribute goody bags to students and thank-you gifts to our judges

What Judges Do:

● Watch rounds and evaluate teams on logic, argumentation, and public speaking.
● Provide written feedback and assign points to each debater.
● Choose the winner of each debate!

Opportunities to Volunteer:

● October 5th & 6th: U of M (East Bank)
● October 13th: Humboldt Hawks (Humboldt HS, St. Paul)
● October 26th & 27th: Rosebowl (Roseville HS, Roseville, MN)
● November 9th & 10th: Tamar Kaplan (Highland Park HS, St. Paul)
● November 17th: UMBrooks (U of M, West Bank)
● December 7th & 8th: UDL Championship (WTMS, St. Paul)

We have open evening shifts on Fridays and open morning or afternoon shifts on Saturdays.

Can’t make it this semester? We’ll need volunteers for our middle School, Spanish, and Somali debate tournaments in spring. Email us at udlvolunteers@augsburg.edu for more information.

Come for the pizza. Stay to learn from our amazing students!

Visit us in Foss Office 18 | udlvolunteers@augsburg.edu

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Open Ice Time

submitted by diercks@augsburg.edu

Due to current construction in the Augsburg ice arena, open ice time is available for all students at the Highland Arena (800 Snelling Ave S, St Paul, MN 55116) from 4:20 to 5:20 p.m. The week of October 1st, the facility is reserved Monday and Wednesday for women’s open hockey, while Tuesday and Thursday will be for men’s open hockey. Until the completion of Augsburg Rink A, the M/W and T/Th schedule will alternate weekly between men’s open hockey and women’s open hockey. All students are welcome to participate and will need to provide their own gear (skates, helmet, pads, etc.).

Prudential Financial on Campus- TODAY

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Are you looking for a summer 2019 internship? Are you graduating spring 2019?

If yes, you should stop by Prudential Financial’s information table on Thursday, 10/4 in the lobby of the Christensen Center between 10:30am and 1:00pm to learn more about their exciting 2019 summer internships and full-time opportunities located in their Plymouth, MN home office. See how good a career at Prudential can really be! Log into Handshake and search Prudential Financial to view and apply for the following positions. Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors! Open to all majors.

INTERNSHIPS
2019 Customer Office Internship Program
2019 Individual Life Insurance Service Experience Internship Program
2019 Prudential Individual Solutions Group Sales Internship
2019 Prudential Plymouth Technology Internship

FULL-TIME (start summer 2019)
2019 Customer Office Financial Education Coach
2019 Customer Value Center – Senior Customer Relationship Specialist

Questions contact the Strommen Center 612-330-1148 careers@augsburg.edu

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Internal Job Posting: Associate Director of Financial Aid

submitted by peterlin@augsburg.edu

Student Financial Services has an open position for Associate Director of Financial Aid. This position will be posted internally and will close on Sunday, October 7th.

The posting, job details, and application can be accessed through Inside Augsburg under Administrative Tasks>Internal Job Postings. Select “Staff” under the “Industry/Function” box to access the posting. If you have questions, please contact hr@augsburg.edu.

Event Announcements

Hear from First Decade Award Recipients

submitted by codek@augsburg.edu

This year at Homecoming 2018 Augsburg is honoring some amazing young alumni and we will be offering a chance for the Augsburg community to hear even more from them.
Joshua Harris, Killa Marti & Chris Stedman will join Professor Bob Groven for a conversation on Friday, October 12 from 1:50-3:00pm in Sateren Auditorium. This unique opportunity to hear from these young alumni who have successful careers as a Politician & Community organizer, an Immigration Lawyer and Author, Humanist & community builder.
We hope you will join us for this unique opportunity.
Questions, contact Katie Code at codek@augsburg.edu

Homecoming Schedule

TODAY—Staff Senate Networking

submitted by stepkad@augsburg.edu

Join Staff Senate in the Commons over your lunch break to meet new colleagues and learn more about one another and how we work together. It’s a great opportunity to engage with colleagues from across the University, both for new employees and for those that have been here for years. Join us!

Thursday, October 4
12-1 p.m. | Christensen Center, Commons

Bring your own lunch and we’ll see you in the Commons!

Democracy Augsburg Teach-in: South Africa’s First Democratic Election

submitted by braverme@augsburg.edu

Join us for a teach-in to learn more about South Africa’s first democratic election, sponsored by the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship. We’ll hear recollections and gain insight from Marie-Louise Strom, Co-Director of the Public Work Academy and former Education Director of the Institute for a Democratic Alternative in South Africa.

Democracy Augsburg is a series of teach-ins, workshops, and events that focuses on the midterm elections in 2018 and other ways we can engage civically and influence our democracy.

All of these and other events are listed on the Sabo Center Events Calendar.

Date: Monday, October 8th
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Location: Oren Gateway Center 114

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Democracy Augsburg Teach-in: Health Inequity

submitted by braverme@augsburg.edu

Health Inequity: Looking at Symptoms and Root Causes

This discussion, led by Augsburg Nursing faculty members Katie Clark RN, DNP, and Kaija Freborg RN, DNP, will explore how the current role of the “helper” and “expert driven” community engagements can further divide communities and led to worsening health inequities as well as promote a culture of extremes as it constraints individual and collective agency.

When: Wednesday, October 10, 11am – 12pm
Where: Sabo Center conference room, 30 Anderson Hall

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Basics of Organizing: Public Vs. Private, Power, Self-Interest

submitted by braverme@augsburg.edu

Interested in learning about community organizing but don’t know where to start? This workshop is for you. Learn some of the foundational concepts of organizing to get started on your change making journey. Participants in this workshop will gain an understanding of relational power, the difference between public and private relationships, and how self-interest motivates us to act.

When: Wednesday, October 10, 3:10pm – 5:10pm
Where: Oren Gateway Center, Room 112

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RSVP For Speaking of Speaking of Sabbatical: Jennifer L. Bankers-Fulbright (10/25)

submitted by zobitz@augsburg.edu

Faculty and staff are invited to the first installment in the “Speaking of Sabbatical” series featuring Professor Jennifer L. Bankers-Fulbright in the Department of Biology. Jennifer will discuss her sabbatical project focused on Discipline Based Education Research

Speaking of Sabbatical with Jennifer L. Bankers-Fulbright
Thursday, October 25, 2018;
12:00-1:00pm
Marshall Room

An RSVP for lunch is: https://goo.gl/forms/M0VqyHPMQt7xG3j33

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Flexible Weekend Hours with MN Urban Debate League

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities.

We are looking for a few excellent folks who can help us deliver great debate tournaments for MN Urban Debate League high schoolers this semester and middle schoolers next semester.

Pay: $11.00/hr *+ Free Food!

● (Non-Augsburg students will receive $11/hr, Augsburg students will receive the Augsburg student employment rate)
● You do not have to be a student to do tournament support.
Job Duties:

● Post signage and tournament information throughout building
● Carry supplies (food and materials) in and out of location
● Help set-up supplies and Clean-up
● Help greet volunteers
● Ballot Runner – go to classrooms pick-up and return debate ballots
Job Qualifications:

● Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs and walk significant distance (within a school building)
● Pass a background check
● Have great customer relation skills – welcoming to volunteers, students and coaches
● Be reliable and able to get to tournament location; be professional in your conduct with students and staff.

2018 – 2019 shifts are now open!
Questions? Email mnudl@augsburg.edu, call 612-330-1730, or visit us in our office (Foss 18).

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