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How was your experience on a Study Abroad or Away Program? Would you like to share your experience and maybe a few photos with your fellow Auggies? Auggies go on programs all over the world on short and long programs–share your story!
Share your story, give advice, or simply give us some feedback on how your program went.
Share your study abroad story here!
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Winston Heckt will screen “Conversations with God” and Rebecca Schroeder will screen “Honey”. The Mespies are an annual celebration of independent film and the people who make them. Films are selected based on innovation, cinematic courage, and demonstrated ambition.
The screenings take place March 16th-March 20th at the historic Heights Theatre.
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Nominations for the 2017-2018 Augsburg Leadership Awards are now open! These awards celebrate and recognize outstanding student leaders and student organizations at Augsburg University for their innovation, mentorship, advocacy, and engagement throughout this academic year. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdjjTAubhknbfGTM5VD2-onsqDb4b8DDHivx4PHLQgA0kur8A/viewform)
We encourage all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members to nominate student leaders and student organizations for these awards. A list of awards with their descriptions can be found here:(http://www.augsburg.edu/cao/activities/augsburg-leadership-awards/). Nominations are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9.
Applications are also open for the 2017-2018 Augsburg Senior Leadership Society, which recognizes graduating seniors for their leadership contributions over the course of their tenure at Augsburg University. One individual who is inducted into the society will receive the Linda Schrempp Alberg Endowed Leadership Award, which has an award value of $500. (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4mbx-4VkIX4zwBBMOVhmNqSKxvG7dGKfQyvuJ9IkXWOeChg/viewform)
Nominees will be honored and recipients will be announced at the 19th Annual Augsburg Leadership Awards, taking place Sunday, April 8 from 5:00-8:00pm.
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The Great Colleges to Work For survey has been open for more than two weeks. So far, Augsburg has a 70% response rate.
To allow additional time for those who haven’t had an opportunity to take the survey, the deadline to respond has been extended through Monday, March 12th until 4:00 p.m.
For those of you who have participated, thank you for sharing your voice! For those who haven’t, please do so!
If there are any questions or concerns about the survey, please direct them to Nicole Peterlin (firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1602).
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Juez De Debate en Español
Buscando jueces de debate para 3 torneos de debate:
Miércoles 19 de abril de 3:30 a 7:30 PM
Miércoles 3 de mayo de 3:30 a 7:30 PM
Miércoles 17 de mayo de 3:30 a 7:30 PM
Los jueces observarán las rondas que serán completamente en español, determinarán los ganadores de cada ronda, y proporcionarán comentarias para ayudar a los estudiantes a mejorar su lectura, pensamiento crítico, y sus habilidades en el idioma español.
Se ha demostrado que la participación en el debate ayuda a los estudiantes a mejorar sus habilidades académicas e interpersonales, incluida la comprensión de lectura y el aumento de su confianza.
Si no tienes experiencia, no te preocupes. ¡Nosotros te ensenaremos!
Contacto: firstname.lastname@example.org con preguntas o usa el calendario para elegir sus fechas.
English translation on website below.
Fechas de Servicio Voluntario
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The Center for Wellness & Counseling invites students, faculty and staff to check out the coping and stress management resources for students dealing with anxiety as mid-semester approaches. Just click on the Anxiety Support button on the CWC webpage.
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Augsburg Faculty, Staff, and Students – you are invited to attend an evening of conversation with Bishop Munib Younan. In 2018, Bishop Younan retired as Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land and completed his 7 year term as President of the Lutheran World Federation. Bishop Younan is a global leader in inter-religious relationships and the pursuit of a just peace between Israel and Palestine.
This event, “Interfaith Engagement: a Palestinian Christian Perspective”, will take place on Thursday, March 22nd at 7:00 PM in Oren Gateway Center Room 100.
If you have any questions, please contact the CCV office at (612) 330-1403 or email email@example.com.
We hope to see you there!
Link to full Bio – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_HBJ4kpH81SY0R5V2hHWm9adGxYazFrTVE0RlEtbV95NXRv/view?usp=sharing
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Stop by the lobby of the Christensen Center between 10:30 a.m – 1:00 p.m. Representatives from MN Department of Human Services and Arthur’s Residential will be on campus to share their internships, volunteer and full-time opportunities.
1) The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) – helps provide essential services to Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and non-profits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. DHS employs a highly talented and dedicated workforce committed to providing services that produce positive outcomes for clients in a cost-effective manner. Employees have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans every day.
2) Arthur’s Residential –Arthur’s Senior Care provides exceptional assisted living and memory care in two six-person homes in Roseville and Shoreview, MN. With more than 35 years of experience in Alzheimer’s care and other types of dementia, we are prepared to support people in all stages of the disease along with specialized care for clients with conditions such as Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, diabetes, mobility issues, and other conditions, as well as hospice care. Arthur’s Senior Care is staffed by ACR Homes. which was voted the #1 workplace in Minnesota by employees 2 of the last 4 years in the annual Star Tribune Top Workplaces survey.
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Please nominate a Senior for the Marina Christensen-Justice Award this year….
The recipient of the Marina Christensen-Justice Award must have demonstrated a dedication to the community beyond the Augsburg College campus, working in solidarity with marginalized people, as characterized by the personal and professional life of Marina Christensen-Justice. This award is given to one Augsburg senior each year at Commencement.
Nominations will be judged on the following criteria:
Depth and breadth of community involvement off-campus,
Commitment to understanding of systemic roots of the issues being addressed,
Personal and professional commitment to work with marginalized communities,
Bold and courageous leadership,
and authentic and sustained relationships with community and issues.
Please submit nominations to Mary Laurel True,
firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 9. 2018.
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Sisterhood Boutique 3rd annual fashion show on Tuesday, March 20th at Augsburg, showcasing the talents of young social entrepreneurs through spoken word, art and fashion.
Also, Fashion Week events start on the 13th. Please check out the link below for more details.
Doors at 6 pm, Show starts at 7 pm
Free Admittance, Donations Accepted
Henna by Mehndi Moments when doors open at 6
Music ● Sisterhood t-shirts for sale ●
After the show there will be light refreshments and possibly the opportunity to buy outfits.
*There is a link below with the schedule for the entire week of Sisterhood events.
Collaborators: Augsburg University, A’viands, Sabo Center & St. Kate’s Fashion Department