Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Commons Open for Food Service on March 6

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Students with meal service plans can begin eating in the Christensen Center Commons on Monday, March 6, beginning with breakfast from 7:30 am – 9:45 am.
Meal service hours resume on March 6.
Breakfast: 7:30am until 9:45am
Continental Brunch: 9:45am until 11:00am
Lunch: 11:00am until 1:30pm
Pizza, Salad & Deli: 1:30pm until 4:30pm
Dinner: 4:30pm until 7:00pm

As of March 6, meal replacement returns to 1 meal/week replacement for students on the meal plan.

Teaching and Learning

Win +$5,000 for Study Abroad

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Deadline to apply for Gilman Scholarship funds for study abroad in summer, fall or next year is coming up soon — March 7!

If you receive a Pell Grant and are a US citizen, consider applying to win $5,000-$8,000 to study and/or intern abroad through the Gilman International Scholarship!

For more information, contact

Eligibility and Application details for Gilman Scholarship

WL Will Be Closed During Spring Break Week – Get Help Now

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Papers, reports, applications, resumes — whatever you are writing, please remember that the Augsburg College Writing Lab is open and the writing tutors are ready to help. Find the Writing Lab in Lindell Library, street level, just left of the circulation desk. Tutors will work with any Augsburg student with any writing assignment during these hours:

Mondays: 11:10 a.m.–1:40 p.m.; 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 12:30–3 p.m.; 3:30–6 p.m.; 7:30–10 p.m.
Wednesdays: 3:30–6 p.m.; 6:30–9 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:30–3 p.m.; 3:30–6 p.m.; 7:30–10 p.m.
Fridays: 4–6:30 p.m.
Sundays: 5–8 p.m.

Note: The WL will be open on Friday, March 10, and Sunday, March 19 for regular hours, but will be closed during the spring break week, March 11 – 18.

General Announcements

Augsburg CSA Drop Site

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This summer the Augsburg community will have the wonderful opportunity to purchase fresh produce that will be delivered to Augsburg College in the form of a CSA share beginning mid-June. The share will contain a variety of seasonally appropriate produce. One can expect to find treats such as basil, carrots, cilantro, sweet corn, potatoes, peppers and tomatoes at some point over the summer. Delivery begins mid-June and lasts for 18 weeks or through mid-October. The food is grown on a 140 acre farm near Plato, MN. Purchasing local produce helps to support the local economy. The farmers who grow this produce are devoted to using only natural botanical and biological methods to control pests. They use other sustainable farming practices such as biodiversity, crop rotation, cover cropping and natural fertilizers to deliver healthy and nutritious produce to the table. More information about the operation and where to order can be found at
or you can reach me, Nell, at

Upon ordering, enter promo code AUGGIES to receive a gift card!

Summer & Fall Study Abroad Application Deadline – March 15

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If you have started an application to a summer 2017, or fall 2017 study abroad/study away program, the deadline is coming up on March 15!

If you have questions about your application, contact the study abroad office as soon as possible. Stop by our office in the lower level of Christensen Center, or send us an email:

Don’t let the application deadline pass you by!

Seniors – Still Need Augsburg Experience?

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Are you still in need of Augsburg Experience? Augsburg’s Center for Global Education & Experience has your solution!

Spend 3 weeks in Mexico this summer – take a class and finish up your Augsburg Experience requirement. The CGEE Mexico Study Center offers Spanish and Art classes (LAF Fine Arts) throughout the summer. Tuition is discounted for all Auggies, and scholarships are available.

Seniors – you can participate in the Graduation Ceremony, and still study abroad this summer. Treat yourself to an international experience before jumping into your job or grad school!

Summer course options are open to all students first year through seniors.

Want to learn more? Come to the Mexico Programs Info Dinner on Monday, March 6 at 6:30 pm in the Marshall Room. RSVP required:

Learn more about summer courses in Mexico!

Event Announcements

Farewell Gathering for Jen Jacobs

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Jennifer Jacobs will be leaving her position at Augsburg at the end of this week to take on a new role as Head Volleyball Coach at Augustana in South Dakota.

Please join us in celebrating a new opportunity for Jen as well as thanking her for her excellent work at Augsburg.

Where: Si Melby 206/Lobby
When: Friday, March 3 from 12:00 – 1 p.m.
Lunch will be provided!

Focused Conversations on General Education – Tuesday and Wednesday

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The Focused Conversation topic next week is General Education, and the sessions will be facilitated by Professor Jacqui deVries, director of general education. The dates, times and location for the two sessions are:
Tuesday, March 7, 2 p.m., Oren 100 (remote access will be available for this session)
Wednesday, March 8, 12:30 p.m., Oren 100

Click the following links to add a session to your calendar:

Tuesday session (the remote access link is posted at the top of the All Hands page):

Wednesday session:

See the full All Hands page schedule (login required)

TODAY – Connect with Employers

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Auggies Connect with Employers
Thursday, March 2, 2017
3-5 p.m. (come and stay for as long as you like)
Strommen Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center

Representatives are excited to meet you and answer your questions about their field, offer you tips for how to stand out in the job or internship search, and even review your resume. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about possible careers you could have after leaving Augsburg College. No appointment necessary – feel free to dress casually.

Representatives include:

Pocket Hercules: Pocket Hercules is a Minneapolis advertising agency and public relations firm providing advertising, PR, digital, social and integrated communications

Anoka County: Staff of over 300 employees and volunteers serve the 4th largest county in the state. They offer a variety of careers and internships in all areas.

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare: Gillette has been a Twin Cities Top Workplace seven years in a row and is a National Top Workplace. They offer a number of volunteer, internship, and full-time entry level positions. Positions include computer science, customer service, healthcare professionals, administrative, accounting and more.

League of Minnesota Cities: The League of Minnesota Cities is a membership organization dedicated to promoting excellence in local government. The League serves its more than 800 member cities through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management, and other services. They offer a wide range of full-time positions in a number of city wide government and other organizations.

AmeriCorps/VISTA Positions: Tabling Today

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College Possible is a growing nonprofit dedicated to helping low-income students get to and through college. They will be on campus tabling, Thursday, 3/2 and leading an information session from 2-3 in the Strommen Center. We are powered by AmeriCorps and VISTA members who help high school students earn admission to college, support college students to graduation, and do indirect service in event planning, communications, fundraising, and human resources. Full-time AmeriCorps and VISTA positions with a 10 to 12 month commitment are available in the Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Omaha, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Portland beginning in fall 2017.
Stop by!

9th Traditional Powwow

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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 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
12:00-2:30 PM
2:30-5:00 PM
5:00-7:30 PM
7:30-10:00 PM (includes clean-up)

Pilamiya’ ye/Miigwech/Thank you!

Study in Mexico Info Dinner – March 6

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Are you interested in studying in Mexico this summer, fall, or next spring? Yes?
You’re invited to the Mexico Programs Information Dinner on Monday, March 6 at 6:30pm in the Marshall Room.

We will have a chance to talk in greater detail about the course options, program activities, accommodations, program style, and talk with past program participants.

We will have dinner – you just need to bring your questions!
RSVP is required:

Explore the Mexico Program options here!

Immigration Legal Update and Best Practices

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Attorneys from Faegre Baker Daniels will provide a brief overview of immigration and pathways to citizenship, and address any changes at the federal level. Attorneys will address best practices for colleges in terms of privacy of information and physical access, and safety planning for undocumented individuals. There will be time for questions.

Tuesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Old Main 105


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