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Facilities Management Auction Items

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Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested, you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items begins on Monday August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

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Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:
Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

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Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.

Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email

Teaching and Learning

Last-minute Course Support from IT and CTL

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You are invited to attend three CTL teaching workshops designed to help prepare you for your fall courses. Please visit for full descriptions of the following events.

Wednesday, August 30, 10:00-12:00, OCG 100
Syllabus Construction / Deconstruction Workshop

Thursday, August 31, 9:30-10:45, SVE 204
Getting the Most out of the Moodle Assignment

Thursday, August 31, 11:00-12:15, SVE 204
Moodle Gradebook Basics

Short Term Study Abroad/Away – Winter, Spring, and Summer

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The Center for Global Education and Experience is accepting applications for all of the Winter Break, Spring Break, and Summer 2018 short-term study abroad programs! Check out these great options, good for any student:

WINTER BREAK 2018 – Apply by September 30!
-Harry Potter to #Brexit: Youth Culture and Social Change in the UK

-Model UN in New York (travels slightly after spring break)
-Indigenous Social Activism in Chiapas, Mexico

-Thailand & Laos: Diversity and Inequality in Global Professional Practice
-Denmark & Iceland: The Dark Side of the Happy City
-Interfaith Engagement in Palestine & Israel
-Economics & Cultural Change in Greece
-Art Performing Social Change in Puerto Rico
-Music Therapy in China
-Language and Culture in Mexico

Check here for program details and application information

Apply for Winter Break Study Abroad by September 30

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Spend your winter break in the UK and earn credit on the From Harry Potter to #Brexit: Youth Culture and Social Change in the UK program!

The program features the 4-credit class, WST 220, which will examine the connections among popular culture, politics, and youth activism in 20th and 21st century Britain. It can count as a Humanities course, or as an elective for GSWS major/minor, or Youth Studies minor.

Applications are open to any student in good academic standing, sophomore or higher. This is a great opportunity to see a new part of the world, earn credit, and build your intercultural knowledge and global perspective.

Any questions about the program can be directed to Maren Stoddard Mack in the Study Abroad/Away office:


Get full details and application information here.

General Announcements

Final Day to Pre-order

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Today, 4 p.m., is the deadline to order business cards, personalized letterhead and personalized envelopes to receive them in time for our name change to Augsburg University. Business cards and personalized letterhead are at special discounted pre-order prices, too! If you miss the pre-order deadline, order anytime and your order will be fulfilled on the regular weekly order approval schedule.

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Last Day to Apply for MSP TechHire

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MSP TechHire Scholars is a program funded by the City of Minneapolis which provides opportunities for underrepresented upperclassmen at Augsburg to pursue IT internships at Fairview Health Services and learn more about IT careers available in the healthcare industry.

This month, six Augsburg students will be selected to become MSP TechHire Scholars and receive a $2,310 scholarship as well as a paid fall semester internship ($20/hour) within IT at Fairview. Internships will run September-December and Scholars may choose to complete the internship for 0, 2, or 4 credits (Scholars may work a maximum of 170 hours at their internship placements.) In addition to completing their internship, Scholars will be expected to complete several unpaid professional development workshops on campus during the course of the semester.

As stipulated by the grant requirements, only students who meet the following criteria are eligible to be considered for this opportunity:
– Identify as a student of color, first generation in college (neither parent has a 4 year college degree) and/or Pell grant/MN Dream Act State Grant eligible
– Major or minor in MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Business Management
– Rising Senior in good standing at Augsburg (anticipated graduation in Dec 2017 or May 2018)
– Interest in pursuing an IT career within healthcare

Unfortunately, international students are not eligible for this opportunity.

To apply for the MSP TechHire Scholars Program, please send your resume to by Monday, August 21st. Any questions regarding this opportunity can be directed to Janet Morales ( or 612-330-1792)

Event Announcements

Send-off for Steff Weiss: Thursday

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Thursday is the send-off gathering for Steff Weiss — our opportunity to thank Steff for all the great work she’s done to build Augsburg’s external reputation and visibility and to wish her well in her new position as Director of Events and Education with the Association of Governmental Risk Pools.

Please join us Thursday between 3 and 5 p.m. in the Student Art Gallery!

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