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Hello Faculty and Staff,
Augsburg Total Wellness is excited to present, in partnership with our friends at the University of St. Thomas, the March Madness Fitness Challenge: Auggies vs. Tommies! Similar to the UST Challenge in years past, we’ve brought back this fun physical activity challenge to help inspire us to be more active and to ignite some healthy competition with our Tommie rivals. The objective is to track the most physical activity points over the course of 4 weeks, with a winner named each week. The institution with the most weekly wins will come out on top in this fitness challenge and earns bragging rights until the next year!
The competition begins on Wednesday, March 1 and ends on Tuesday, March 28.
What: 4 weeks of friendly and healthy competition
Who: Faculty and Staff
When: March 1-March 28, 2017
How: Earn points for every half hour of physical activity you log!
30 minutes of activity = 1 point
60 minutes of activity = 2 points
Note: Maximum of 14 points per person, per week.
Need an extra incentive? Participants who report their points for all 4 weeks will be entered into a drawing for various prizes.
Join the fun–REGISTER by February 22nd at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/SpuYYBy9FXerT6Z52
Competition rules and details will be sent to registered participants on Thursday, February 23rd. For questions, concerns, or requests for accommodation, please contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Are you registered for the MN Private College Job & Internship Fair? Are you still wondering if the fair is for you? You must pre-register for the fair, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22. Register by Friday, February 17.
To help you prepare, the Strommen Career & Internship Center will be holding one more prep session on Thursday, February 16, 11:30- 11:50 in the Strommen Center, Suite 100, CC.
To register for the fair and to learn more go to http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen. If you have questions, please call 612-330-1148
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China has a long, rich music heritage that is well integrated into ancient healing practices. Through visits to Beijing area hospitals, clinics, musical venues, conservatories, and community organizations that provide health related care, students experience the interplay of music and healing practices in China.
This program will also spend several days at a burn camp in Chongqing. This is a free camp designed for children ages 6-18 who have experienced burns, but do not have access to outpatient treatment. The camp helps children develop communication and social skills, confidence, psychological well-being, and physical wound healing
We will also visit other locations of interest such as The Great Wall, Old-Town Beijing, Dazu Rock Carvings, Yangtze River Cruise and more.
This program is designed for Music Therapy students, but would also be of interest to students in pre-med, nursing, psychology, social work, etc.
For more information, visit the program website:
Applications are due March 1
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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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Join us in the chapel for an Interfaith Mini-Convo with Senior Dua Saleh ’17. Dua reflects on her years at Augsburg
Tomorrow in the Chapel:
• Friday, 2/17, 10:40am: Vivian Jenkins Nelsen – diversity consultant, trainer, planner, researcher and lecturer – preaching. Musician: Heather Larson, piano.
We gather in Hoversten Chapel – Everyone is welcome!