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PA Information Session

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At this information session hosted by URGO, hear from a representative of the Augsburg PA program, alumni who are currently PA students, and alumni who are practicing PAs. Learn how to become a competitive applicant, what necessary prerequisites are, what the application entails and how to approach your personal statement. Contact Catherina Kipper ( with questions.

Wednesday, March 22
6-7:30 pm
OGC 100

General Announcements

ACR Homes tabling today

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE… ACR Homes has been voted ‰”No. 1 WORKPLACE IN MN‰” twice and has amazing opportunities working with people who have disabilities for current students and soon to be graduates looking for a rewarding and flexible Job, meaningful Internship, or a life changing Career. Opportunities are available to start now, this Summer, after Graduation, or next Fall. Stop by the Christensen Center Monday (3/20) and Friday (3/24) between 9a-1p to learn more or contact Phil Baumgarn at 651-294-4727 or .

Career Quick Stop

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Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3-4:30 p.m.

These drop-in hours are designed to expand access to career coaches and to accommodate impromptu student career questions as they arise. During Quick Stop hours students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis for brief, 15-minute drop-in appointments. These times are meant for quick career questions, brief resume or cover letter reviews, or help getting started with an internship or job search.

Quick Stop is not intended to replace longer appointments, and we regret we cannot accommodate career assessment requests during Quick Stop hours (please schedule an individual appointment: 612-330-1148).

Turn your unpaid internship into pay

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Wouldn’t it be GREAT if you could get paid to do an internship?

You may be able to do just that because of a grant awarded to Augsburg College. This program serves juniors and seniors who receive financial aid, improving their odds of graduating and preparing them to enter the workforce with real-world experience in their fields of study.

To be eligible:

* Students must be in good academic standing (2.0+ GPA)

* Students must be a college junior or senior (60 credits completed) at the time of the internship (Second semester sophomores can apply as long as they hold junior standing BEFORE the internship begins)

* Students must be eligible for financial aid (work study) Not sure if you are eligible? Email or check your awards package

* The internship must be related to your major or career aspirations

* Internships will take place Summer 2017, Fall 2017, or Spring 2018

Act now! Priority consideration is given to students who complete the short Augsburg application, so we recommend you complete it soon.

To learn more about the grant, visit Apply for the grant thru Inside Augsburg, On Campus Jobs. Search for “Great Lakes Grant‰.”

If you already have an unpaid internship lined up and would like to see if it can be turned into a Great Lakes site, please contact us at 612-330-1148 and we will assist you.


Event Announcements

Healing the Whole: Developing Care Models for Diverse Communities

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Join Chris Farrell from MPR as he interviews Mary Brainerd, CEO of Health Partners, and Sara Theophilos, COO of People‰’s Center Health Services to discuss creating inclusive care models.

Leaders in every sector are understanding the need to recruit diverse teams in order to serve an increasingly diverse world. Health care, as a sector, is at the forefront of confronting this need and examining deeply embedded stereotypes both in historical context and social norms rooted in othering.

Health care leaders answering the call to provide care in a more equitable and just manner must educate professionals through a lens of wholeness and must consider new models of care.

To make such a sizable shift in practice and policy, health care leaders will need to consider a wide range of potential barriers. Consideration must be given to:

  • Reducing health disparities and inequalities in a rapidly diversifying world
  • Recruiting and retain a more diverse workforce
  • Having diversity of executives in the boardroom and leadership roles
  • Improving communities through vital outreach programs and community-based initiatives
  • Partnering with communities in meaningful ways to co-create sustainable means of change for identified health challenges
  • Working with external partners and resources to strengthen ecosystems
  • Reducing stereotypes that are embedded in policy, procedure and social norms

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Business Office/Purchasing/Budget 101 Training

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All budget Managers and any administrative employees involved in budget, purchasing, invoices, etc. are invited to one of two identical education sessions in Lindell 301:
Tuesday, March 21, 9:30-10:30 AM
Wednesday, March 22, 2-3 PM

A session will be recorded for later viewing for those unable to attend.

We’ll cover budget concept and process, reports, accounts payable, purchasing with a P-Card, accounting tickets, and purchase orders/purchase requisitions. We look forward to seeing you, answering your questions, and introducing you to the two newest employees in the Finance & Administration division.

Morning Chapel: Mindful Monday

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Join us in the chapel at 10:40 a.m. for Mindful Monday with Krista Costin ’08, a yoga and meditation instructor for 20 minutes of relaxing yet invigorating breathing and stretching exercises!

Upcoming chapel services:

  • Tuesday, 3/21, 11:30am: The Augsburg Concert Band, conducted by Erika Svanoe.
  • Wednesday, 3/22, 10:40am: Prof. Hans Wiersma,Religion, preaching. Prof. Bill Capman, music.
  • Thursday, 3/23, 11:30am: Kaylie Johnson ’17 Senior Chapel
  • Friday, 3/10, 10:40am: Pastor Jane Buckley-Farlee, Trinity Lutheran Congregation. Neil O‰Mara, instrumental solo.

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Interfaith @ Cedar Commons: Celebrating Passover

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This week we are celebrating the Passover, the Jewish festival of Freedom. Passover commemorates the Jewish people’s exodus from Egypt and the story serves as a powerful metaphor for many kinds of liberation, with lots for all of us to reflect on.

Our speakers will be two guests from the JCRC. We will not have a full meal but we will have some Passover foods to enjoy!

Do you need to be a “person of faith” to come? Absolutely not. We welcome anyone with interest in conversation about how faith/spirituality shape our lives and intersect with the issues we care about.

This gathering is hosted by the Interfaith @ Cedar Commons organizer team and the Augsburg Interfaith Scholars.

Cedar Commons [2001 Riverside Ave. S, Minneapolis MN]

AASA’s 3rd Annual Pan-Asian Week

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The Augsburg Asian Student Association (AASA) is hosting their Pan-Asian Week (PAW). Various events are hosted this week to celebrate Pan-Asian cultures & raise awareness on issues that are relevant in the Asian community. All events are free & open to the public.

Event: Mental Health & Healing in the Asian Community
Location: Center for Wellness and Counseling
Time: 5pm-7pm, doors open at 4:45pm
Bio: Pahoua Yang, VP of Community Mental Health and Wellness at the Wilder Foundation. will be speaking about mental health in the Asian community. Discussion points are stigma on mental health, cross-cultural dialogue on mental health, & maintaining mental health.

Event: Spoken Word Workshop: Self Expression, Identity, and Social Justice
Location: Old Main 105
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm, doors open at 6pm
Bio: Kyle ‰Guante‰ Tran Myhre will lead a workshop focusing on intersections of spoken word, identity, & social justice. Guante is an MC, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, activist and educator based in Minneapolis, MN. His work explores the relationships between identity, power, and resistance.

The Song Poet Book Club Discussion
Location: Marshall Room
Time: 4pm-5:30pm

Event: Asians in the Media
Location: Student Lounge
Time: 6pm-9pm
Bio: We will break down the dichotomy of how Asians are represented in mainstream media. We will discuss Hollywood’s Yellowfaces and Asian stereotypes propagated through the media.

The Song Poet Book Club Discussion
Location: Marshall Room
Time: 12pm-1:30pm

Event: Asian Celebration Show
Location: Hoversten Chapel
Time: 6pm-8:30pm, doors open at 5:30pm
Bio: There will be many talented performances, ranging from singing, dancing, modeling, & more to celebrate Asian arts.

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Keeping Track of Auggies

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Last Chance for Girl Scout Cookies

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Have you run out of your first stash of Girl Scout cookies? Need to stock the freezer for future cookie emergencies? I have a large selection available in the Gage South office area through Thursday this week! Or until we run out.

— $4/ box: cash or check to Troop 18105 only
— Lindell 201: 2nd floor of the library, behind the main stairs
— Email to arrange or stop by 8am – 5pm to pick up
— Cute picture of the Scout you’re supporting in the office

Thanks on behalf of my daughter the Brownie Scout, Sarah, from Troop 18105 in Richfield. Sarah and her Troop are also gratefully accepting donations of cookies or cash to the U.S. Armed Forces or to Bridge for Youth.