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Fiscal Year-end May 31, 2018 Close

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For the fiscal year-end close on May 31, 2018, it is important that all expenses, including equipment, supplies, travel and services rendered during the fiscal year 2018 are properly recorded and accrued as part of the year-end accounting close. In order to assure a “clean” year-end close, the following documents need to be submitted in a timely fashion as noted below.

Invoices, Expense Reports and Payment Authorization Forms

Please submit invoices, related to equipment, supplies, and services received on or before May 31, 2018 by Monday, June 11, 2018. All invoices need to have proper coding and approvals. Please email invoices to or drop them off at the Science Building Suite 148 to Deb Blaschko, Accounts Payable.

Approve and code invoices in Agresso through the AP Paperless process for May 2018. You will receive a system email if you have an invoice task.

Please submit expense reports and payment authorization forms on or before May 31, 2018 by Monday, June 11, 2018. Code, approve and email to or drop them off at the Science Building Suite 148 to Deb Blaschko, Accounts Payable.

P-Card Purchase and Reimbursement Expenses

Please submit P-Card statements and receipts for expenses incurred through May 31, 2018 by Monday, June 11, 2018. If you used your P-Card between May 25 and May 31, but the expenses are not related to the fiscal year 2018, please notify Fola Tiamiyu and Carole Kampf in Administrative accounting.

Year-end Accrual Procedure:

If you have not received an invoice from a vendor for goods or services received or delivered by May 31, please contact Deb Blaschko by Monday, June 11, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Administrative Accounting at

Thank you for your prompt attention and cooperation!

Faculty & Staff Dinner Hosts for International Student Orientation

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International Student Orientation: International Student and Scholar Services is looking for Faculty & Staff who are willing to host new international & exchange students for a meal in their home. Approximately 25 new students will be arriving to Minneapolis in late August for orientation. Towards the end of their week, we would love to have students have the opportunity to connect more with a faculty or staff on campus, make connections, and have the chance to be in someone’s home.

Here are the details:
You will meet your students at 5:30 p.m. in the Oyate Commons on Thursday, August 30. We are asking for you to host 3-4 students and drive them to your home for a meal. We ask that you bring them back by around 8:30 p.m. If you are interested, please email Angela Bonfiglio, International Student Advisor at We are looking for around 8 hosts.

Campus Cupboard Open 5/17 + Food resources

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Hello everyone!
Campus Cupboard is open today from 9am-4pm! Please come in and check out what we have stocked. Students should have their student ID when coming to the Cupboard. Limit 5 items per student.
In addition to Campus Cupboard, there are several different food resources relatively close to Augsburg students/staff/faculty can utilize if needed. The link is down below.
We understand that summer payroll hasn’t kicked in yet for some students, so accessibility to food may be an issue.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me or Campus Kitchen with questions, comments, or concerns.

Food resources around Augsburg

Event Announcements

Norway and USA’s Constitutions: A Historic Perspective

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Augsburg University’s, Norway Hub, in partnership with the Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General, will host the following seminar, Historic Perspectives on Norway and USA’s Constitutions, on Tuesday, May 29, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Oren Gateway Center 100.
We invite you all to register for this free event that will provide a historic perspective on the two constitutions including shared influences and legacies. Speakers are Bård Thorheim, political advisor to the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as Bård Frydenlund, historian and director at Eidsvoll 1814.

Any questions should be sent to Bettine (

Velkommen skal du være!

Register here

Transforming Education Speaker Series- “Indigenizing Pedagogies”

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The following event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

“Indigenizing Pedagogies: Sacred Landscapes as Transformative Praxis”
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 5-6 p.m.
Marshall Room, Christensen Center

Attend remotely by using the Zoom link:

Jeremy Garcia is a faculty member in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies at the University of Arizona. He is a member of the Hopi/Tewa Tribes of Arizona. He was an Assistant Professor in the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). He was also an Endowed Professor of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education at UWM. His research focuses on culturally responsive curriculum, pedagogy, teacher education, and family and community engagement among Indigenous education. Grounded in critical indigenous research methodologies, his previous research analyzed curriculum and pedagogy in Indigenous education through an interactive process with Hopi and Tewa educators. His recent research examined how Indigenous parents and educators contextualize the process and experience of engaging with opportunities to collaborate with educators in a schooling context located in an urban setting in the Midwest. He continues to support tribal communities, educators and programs on curriculum development that is grounded in Indigenous knowledge systems, such as the Hopi Kuuyi (Water) Curriculum and the Hopi Natwani (traditional farming) curriculum in Arizona. He has experience as an elementary school teacher and parent involvement coordinator on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation, in Arizona. He is a member of the editorial board for the Mellon Tribal College Research Journal and a board member of the Hopi Education Endowment Fund.

Sponsored by Graduate Programs in Education at Augsburg University, Department of American Indian Studies, and American Indian Student Services

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