Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Water Shut Down in Memorial, Sverdrup and Science Building: Wednesday-Thursday, May 17-18, 10:30 p.m.-5 a.m.

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Facilities is working with the City of Minneapolis for a water shutdown that will affect Memorial, Sverdrup and the Science building on Wednesday night (May 17) starting at 10:30 p.m., and ending Thursday morning (May 18) at 5 a.m. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Bryan with facilities at

Hagfors Center Weeky Update: On Schedule and Under Budget

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Roofs, generators, drywall, and seating… Yet another week of progress was made on schedule and under budget thanks to the hard and thoughtful work of our crews and contractors.

This week’s construction overview includes updates on the following topics:

Street closure
Drywall delivery
Generator set
Site work
Precast finish
Site utility work

See the full Hagfors Center summary for the week of May 15, 2017.

Teaching and Learning

Register for Augsburg Summer GRE Prep Course

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Augsburg College offers a four and a half week general GRE prep course each summer for Augsburg students, alumni, and staff at a cost well below those found at private test centers (due to limited capacity, this course is not available for those outside of the Augsburg network). Throughout the course students will have a chance to take two full-length practice tests, complete practice problems for each area of the test, and receive in-depth feedback and instruction.

Course Dates: May 17 to June 19
Course Time: Monday and Wednesdays from 5-7:30 p.m.
Course Cost: $100 (The registration fee includes instruction, a six-month subscription to the online GRE study tool, Magoosh, as well as the official ETS GRE test prep book

How to register:

Writing Lab Is Open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

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The Augsburg Writing Lab is now open with reduced hours during May and summer. Hours through the end of SS II are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4 – 6:30 p.m. The writing tutors can help any Augsburg student with any writing task! There is also an online option for students who can not be on campus. Please contact Kathryn Swanson, English Department, if you have any questions.

General Announcements

Call for Papers: Association of Lutheran College Faculties

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California Lutheran University and the Association of Lutheran College Faculties invite proposals for the 2017 meeting of ALCF on Cal Lutheran’s campus in Thousand Oaks, CA, September 29-30. Recognizing the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther, the theme is “Re-Forming Communities: Toward the Next 500 Years.” Submissions are now open, with a deadline of June 15. Please visit the website at for submittal details and conference registration. For questions, contact Tim Hengst, President, Association of Lutheran College Faculties, at

Event Announcements

Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference: Vocation for Life

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Augsburg Faculty and Staff:

You are invited to attend the twenty-third annual Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference at Augsburg College from Monday, July 17 to Wednesday, July 19. Each year, five faculty members from each of the ELCA Colleges come together to explore the distinct roles that they play in higher education. This year, our theme is “Vocation for Life.”

The conference will begin with an opening session at 5 pm followed by a dinner at 7:00 pm on July 17 and conclude by 1:00 pm on July 19.

Register and learn more on the conference website:

Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference

If you have questions about registration, contact Lonna Field: or 612-330-1467

If you would like more information about the conference, contact Tom Morgan: or 612-330-1773

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore leadership through the lens of vocation!

Keeping Track of Auggies

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