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Teaching and Learning

Students, Staff, and Faculty – Submit your Nominations Soon!

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The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning invite your nominations for the 2018 awards for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning. Augsburg annually recognizes individuals or groups that have made exemplary contributions to creating an engaging academic learning environment through awards for teaching (full-time and adjunct), scholarship, or service. For additional information regarding award criteria and to submit a confidential nomination, please visit the CTL Awards website. The deadline for nominations is February 20, 2018.


Paid Fellowship for trip to Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

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The MINNE Holocaust Fellows program annually selects college students to participate in a fully-paid, one-day trip to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. to acquire a more in-depth knowledge of the Holocaust. Fellows tour the permanent exhibits and featured exhibits, as well as meet with a museum representative. Awards come through the MINNE Fund of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, who has chosen Augsburg to be one of the select few universities to participate in the program. Multiple Augsburg students were selected last year for the trip.

The 2018 trip will take place on April 24th. Applications are due on February 28th and can be found at If you would like to learn more about the program or would like advising on the application, please contact the URGO office at or 612-330-1446.

– U.S. Citizen
– Full-time student
– At least a sophomore and cannot be graduating before Spring 2019
– 3.0 GPA or higher

General Announcements

Part-time Lead Musician Needed

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Lutheran Church of Peace, 47 S. Century Avenue, Maplewood, MN 55119 is
seeking a permanent part-time Lead Musician to accompany Sunday morning worship service (10am) and special services(Lent Advent, etc.) as well as choir and band. This person will also assist in planning music for services in cooperation with pastor. Requirements: Experience leading worship and accompanying groups; possesses performance level skills; plays with a spirited style; familiarity with Lutheran liturgy; aptitude for classical, folk, gospel and contemporary styles; piano skills required–organ skills encouraged. We are a small church with a big heart and we love our music!
Please send letter of introduction and resume as soon as possible to Interviews/auditions planned for March. Application deadline: Thursday March 1, 2018

English Rose Suites – Tabling Today

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Representatives will be on campus Monday, February 5th from 10:00-1:00 in the lobby of the Christensen Center. English Rose Suites is known nationally for our dementia care. We have 4 residential style homes all located in Edina. With just 6 residents in each home. We also have Home care. We are looking for full and part time home health aides and CNA’s. We are flexible in scheduling and our benefits and wages are very competitive. No certification is required. We provide paid training. Stop by their booth to learn more.

Apply for 2018-2019 Public Leadership Scholars Programs

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Current Sophomores and Juniors:

Want to engage in leadership, service, and learning to make a difference at Augsburg and in the wider community?

Apply to be in one of Augsburg’s 3 Public Leadership Scholar Programs:Christensen Scholars, Interfaith Scholars, or Sabo Scholars.

In any one of the programs you will have the opportunity to participate in a yearlong academic seminar with a cohort of your peers. You will contribute to public leadership on campus and in the wider community in either the Christian tradition, interfaith engagement, or civic life. You will also be able to earn 4 upper division semester credits in the Religion or Political Science along with receiving a $2,000 scholarship.

Current sophomores and juniors who plan to study on campus all of the 2017-18 academic year are eligible to apply.

APPLYING: The application for all three programs is available online through Sabo or CCV website, listed below.
Christensen Scholars:
Interfaith Scholars:
Sabo Scholars:

The application deadline is Monday, February 19th, 2018

Questions? Contact either the Christensen Center for Vocation at, 612-330-1403 or the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship at

Alternative Spring Break 2018

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Looking for something meaningful to do this spring break? Consider signing up for Alternative Spring Break!

During the week of March 10th – 17th, Augsburg students will be traveling to Texas to work with Habitat for Humanity of Laredo-Webb County. This trip is a great opportunity for students of different backgrounds to come together, learn, and build community!

The cost of the trip is $250 which includes lodging, transportation, and most meals.
Registration forms will open on January 8th and close on February 2nd.
Spots fill up fast, so register soon! $100 is due at registration to secure your spot.

Want to learn more? Have questions? Email Sophie Warnberg at

Like us on Facebook “Augsburg Alternative Spring Break” + Follow us on Twitter @AuggieSpringBrk

Sponsored by Campus Ministry and the Christensen Center for Vocation

Interfaith Storytelling for a Vibrant Democracy: Engaging the Diverse, the Devout, and the “Nones”

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This interactive conference will bring together individuals with diverse core commitments for skill building in the areas of storytelling and story listening in order to build greater dialogue on our campuses around difference. The event is a collaboration between staff and faculty from Augsburg University, Bethel University, and the University of St. Thomas and the Interfaith Youth Corps (IFYC). It will take place on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24 at the University of St. Thomas. The cost is normally $10 (including meals) but is free for Augsburg students. To register go to Augsburg Registration: Interfaith Storytelling for a Vibrant Democracy. For more information and a schedule go to or contact Professor Matt Maruggi at

Business Majors Study Abroad

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Business majors – are you looking for a semester study abroad opportunity? Augsburg has a business program available in the fall at our Mexico Study Center location!

Earn Augsburg credits in business courses
Satisfy “Augsburg Experience” graduation requirement
Complete an internship for credit
Experience the beauty of Mexico with excursions, host family stays, and cultural activities!
LAF courses also available!

Apply by April 1st.

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Budget Managers: Kick off your budget season!

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Budget season is here! Mark your calendars and plan to attend one of the two Budget Kick-off meetings, to be held on Tuesday, February 6 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in OGC 100 and Thursday, February 8 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. in OGC 100.

Budget packets, including operating budget templates, instructions, and priorities will be sent to you by Monday, February 5. This year you will be preparing a two-year operating expense budget (for FY19 and FY20), as part of Augsburg’s Strategic Initiative #5 – to improve financial management at all levels of the organization, strengthening practices of multi-year budget planning, strategic prioritization of resources, forecasting and modeling. The kick-off meeting will explain the new process and answer your questions.

After you turn in your two-year individual cost center budgets (due on February 26), they will be rolled up and given to the appropriate Vice President or Provost for their review and approval.

If you have any questions, comments or would like additional information, please contact Tom Carroll at x1352 or

Campus Cupboard Hours

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Campus Cuoboard is open for all students! It’s located in the Foss Lobby (same building Hoversten Chapel is in!). Come in to check out what grocery items we have stocked. Here are the hours for this week:

Monday- 10:30am-12:15pm and 3:30pm-4:30pm
Tuesday- 9am-1:30pm and 2pm-3:40pm
Wednesday- 9:30am-11am and 12:30pm-3pm
Thursday- 1pm-3pm
Friday- 9:30am-12:30pm and 2pm-3pm

Also, check out our Google Calendar. It will have the most current ppen hours for the Cupboard.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at with questions or comments.

Have a great week!

Campus Cupboard Google Calendar

Event Announcements

Summer Job Camp Fair

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Are you looking for a paid summer job? Do you like working with youth? Interested in gaining leadership skills? Stop by the Summer Job Camp Fair and meet with over 18 camps from across the United States that are seeking summer employees. Representatives will in the lobby of the Christensen Center on Monday, February 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Many of the representatives will be interviewing students on the spot.

Questions? Email or call 612-330-1148

Yoga @ Augsburg

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Good Morning! I will be teaching yoga at Augsburg this semester. Please join us every Wednesday from 12:15 pm- 1:00 pm in the Racquetball Court (Si-Melby 130). This class will take place every Wednesday until the end of the semester.
We will practice flowing breath to movement, staying in the present moment, and challenging our bodies through different poses during this 45 minute yoga practice. Mats will be available if you do not have your own mat. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and any others part of the Augsburg community. Private sessions are available as well, let me know if you are interested! Please e-mail me if you have any questions or suggestions at

Black Hygienic Drive

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With homelessness being something that disproportionately affects people of color, supplies that are for them are needed. Please donate hygienic supplies or money that will be used to provide supplies to homeless shelters that are predominately inhabited by Black people.

Supplies can be found at your local Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, etc under a label of “Multicultural hair” usually. Some popular brands are Shea moisture, Cantu, Mixed Chicks..etc.

No contribution is too big or too small. Please help support a great cause!

Products or donations can be dropped off at the Oyate Commons in the Multicultural Student Services.

Brought to you by PASU, MSA, ISO and UMN Zetas.

Intersectionality of Blackness and Careers

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Please join the Pan-Afrikan Student Union for a panel discussion exploring what it means to identify as Black in relation to establishing a career. We will touch on financial management, loans, and post-college career opportunities. Featured panelists include a surgeon, biomedical engineer, school counselor and an actor/musician.

Please RSVP in our Facebook event below. If you have any questions, e-mail PASU at

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