Public Safety and Facilities Announcements
Teaching and Learning
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On Monday, July 30 from 12AM-8PM the Facilities Management Department has a planned power outage scheduled for the Si-Melby, Ice Arena and Kennedy buildings.
Buildings will be locked at 10PM on Sunday, July 29 and will reopen on Tuesday, July 31 at 7AM. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Bryan with Facilities Management at Massich@augsburg.edu.
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Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:
Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2018:
Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale August 13th at 9:00 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale August 13th at 9:00 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 20th at 9:00 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 20th at 9:00 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 21st at 9:00 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 22nd at 9:00 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale August 23rd at 9:00 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 27th at 9:00 AM
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The visiting instructor for the River Semester this year will be arriving from Sweden on Aug. 1 and could use a place to stay close to campus as he prepares for the upcoming expedition and semester. I have places for him to stay for most of the time between Aug. 1 and the Aug. 23 departure date but have some days during the week when he needs a host. Anyone with a spare bed near campus who would be up for hosting Peter Carlson, please let me know.
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Please join me in congratulating David Hamilton, CGEE’s Director of Operations and Global Inclusion Initiatives, who will be leaving Augsburg on August 3 to become the executive director of the Cedar Cultural Center. This is an exciting opportunity for David, one that will use his wide-ranging skills in organizing, strategic planning, and financial management. It is also an exciting opportunity for the Cedar Cultural Center, for David comes with an extraordinary talent for building teams and articulating mission.
We are very happy for David as a colleague and a friend, but we will miss him greatly. He has helped to lead CGEE through numerous transitions, spearheaded innovation, and been a constant source of wisdom and institutional memory. He has also been key in advancing the diversity and inclusion commitments that define CGEE’s values.
A transition plan is taking shape and will be shared with CGEE stakeholders soon. I am consulting with CGEE staff and management team members to ensure that the support David has provided will continue and to assess new possibilities for organizational growth.
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Summer commuter students who are looking to reserve an on-campus locker can do so by sending a reservation request to Campus Activities and Orientation (CAO) using the following link:
Note: Summer 2018 lockers are reserved Monday, May 7, 2018 through Friday, August 17, 2018.
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Fall semester is fast approaching and the first day of student employment for the academic year is September 9th! If you are planning on having students working during the academic year, please be sure to review the information below regarding student positions.
Steps to follow when hiring a student worker for 2018-2019
1) Students returning into a position they held previously will only need a Student Employment Hire Form submitted through Hirezon/Interview Exchange.
2) Students working this summer, their job will end effective 9/7/2018 because they need to move to a school year position. You will need to complete the Student Employment Hire Form for these students too.
3) Any new position will need to be posted through Human Resources to the internal student jobs board. Student Requisitions can be submitted though Hirezon/Interview Exchange. Once it’s submitted, we will post the position online. Hiring managers will be able to view applications in real time through the system.
4) If you have a posting from last year still open, those jobs will be closed by August 1st.
5) When you’ve selected a student to hire, complete the Student Employment Hire Form through Hirezon/Interview Exchange. Students, who have never worked on campus before, will need to fill out new hire paperwork, including a background check. HR sends out the new hire paperwork and background check to the student once the Student Employment Hire Form is submitted. Students cannot start work prior to that paperwork completion and they are authorized to work.
Instructions for navigating Hirezon/Interview Exchange can be found at this link: http://web.augsburg.edu/hr/Student/Supervisor_Recruiting_Process.pdf.
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Kasidy Isahaq, Admin Assistant in Multicultural Student Services, will be leaving Augsburg – come celebrate and thank Kasidy for her work and contributions. Wed., Aug 1., 10-11:30, Oyate commons, Suite 2, Christensen Center.
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The MFA in Creative Writing 2018 Summer Residency will begin on Thursday, July 19 through Sunday, July 29. Please join us in welcoming our group of very talented students and acclaimed writers to campus for this festival of craft talks, workshops, evening readings and more.
This summer’s visiting writers include Katelynn Hibbard, winner of the Howling Bird Press Poetry Award; fiction writer Ted Thompson; creative nonfiction writer Kao Kalia Yang, screenwriter Wenonah Wilms, and playwright Andrew Rosendorf.
In addition, nine graduating MFA students will be giving public readings of their works: Monica Birrenkott, Allyson Dwyer, Michael Ferraro, Gina Musto, Ciara Hall, Roz Perry, Ryan Purdy, Eric Rasmussen and Robby Steltz.
We invite you to join us for the following readings/screenings/discussions and receptions, at which our visiting writers will be available to sign their works. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m. in Sateren Auditorium
Visiting Fiction Writer Ted Thompson
Friday, July 27 at 5:00 p.m. in Hagfors 150
Celebration of Heid Erdrich’s anthology NEW POETS OF NATIVE NATIONS with Graywolf Press
Friday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Sateren Auditorium
Thesis Reading from Graduating Writers
Eric Rasmussen, Fiction
Allyson Dwyer, Playwriting
Ryan L. Purdy, Fiction
Rosalind Mariah Perry, Poetry
Saturday, July 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Hagfors 150
Panel: INAPPROPRIATE: A Talk About Cultural Appropriation with Sun Yung Shin, Rhiana Yazzie, and A. Rafael Johnson, moderated by Heid E. Erdrich
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Take advantage of this on-campus opportunity to discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA Financial Consultant on a confidential basis. They are available to discuss how to help you pursue your financial goals, where ever you might be in your retirement planning.
SIGN UP TODAY:
Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can.
Call 800-732-8353, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).
You can also schedule an appointment online using the link below:
Available dates and times:
Tuesday, August 21 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Nelson Room, Christensen Center
Wednesday, August 22 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Nelson Room, Christensen Center
Thursday, August 23 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Nelson Room, Christensen Center
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