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Monday, September 17th 2018
INFORMATIONAL SESSION for Thomson Reuters- Summer 2019 Internships
Presentation – 10:40-11:00 a.m.
Q & A – 11:00 a.m – 12:00
Location: Strommen Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center
HIRING 30 SUMMER INTERNS
Interviews Begin November 2018
Positions Offered in December 2018 (begin internships Summer 2019)
Students Majoring/Minoring in the following may apply
Information Technology (Computer Science, Management Information Systems)
Seeking Diverse Candidates who meet the following criteria
Graduating in 2019 – 2020 (Seniors graduating Spring 2019 may apply, however, this is for a summer 2019 internship only)
Great Work Ethic
Excited to work for Fortune 500 Global Company
*** If interested in applying for these summer internships send a cover letter and resume explaining why you are interested to: Elizabeth Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Interested in doing research? Join the APA! Our first meeting is this Wednesday, September 19th, from 5:45pm to 6:45pm in Hagfors 251.
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“HOURCAR is the Twin Cities nonprofit carsharing organization. If you need a car for 30 minutes or 3 days, HOURCAR is the option for you. HOURCAR is even on-campus at Augsburg. It’s very easy to sign up – https://hourcar.org/rates/hourcar-on-campus/
For a limited time when you open an individual account and use the promo code AUGSBURG18 you will receive $40 in driving credit once you are approved.”
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Education Department Open House and Celebration of Minnesota Teacher of the Year Kelly Holstine (an Augsburg graduate!) Monday, Sept 17th, 4:30-5:30 pm in Oren Gateway 100 and Atrium
Please join us for camaraderie and celebration as we kick-off another school year! We will have food (pizza) and refreshments. This will be an opportunity to see old friends, meet new ones, and learn about upcoming opportunities as we start another school year together and build our community of learners. All are invited: students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Education Program.
An R.S.V.P to would be very helpful, but not required.
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New day first-years and transfer students: Metro Transit and Augsburg University are giving you a great deal on an all-you-can-ride transit pass. First-year and transfers students can purchase a year-long College Pass for just $150 – that’s a 55% discount!
Order your pass here before October 1, 2018: https://store.metrotransit.org/promo/college-pass-150-9-2018
College Passes can be used for unlimited bus and light rail rides all semester, meaning you’ll never have to worry about having money for a fare. When you’re not riding to school, you can use your College Pass to get to work, an internship run errands and explore the Twin Cities. Not a regular bus or train rider? No problem! Find all the places you can go using our trip planning tools. Learn more at metrotransit.org.
The discounted passes will be available to purchase at the link above until October 1, 2018. After that, students can purchase a semester College Pass at the Bookstore for $115.00 (subsidized by Augsburg from $165.00)
Guaranteed Ride Home
Students who regularly ride transit to work or school are eligible for the Guaranteed Ride Home program, which reimburses a taxi, Uber or Lyft ride when you have to leave early or late unexpectedly. To learn more and register for this free program, visit metrotransit.org/guaranteed-ride-home.
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Staff Senate is seeking nominations for the Auggie Pride Award! The Auggie Pride Award is given to staff members who have gone above and beyond to serve Augsburg and fulfill its mission and values. Reasons to acknowledge a staff member can include a variety of things, such as the completion of a project, the implementation of an innovative idea, or simply giving directions to a lost campus guest.
If you have a colleague who you feel is deserving of this award, please nominate them by filling out the nomination form at http://www.augsburg.edu/staffsenate/auggie_pride/.
The Auggie Pride Awards are awarded monthly, throughout the academic year. More information found at inside.augsburg.edu/staffsenate
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Tuesday September 18th in Hagfors 150A
3:30-4:30 “Immigration Law & Employment Pathways” by Scott Borene of Borene Law Firm
4:30-5:30 Q&A with Scott (people may leave any time they need to)
International Student and Scholar Services will host Scott Borene to speak at Augsburg about Immigration Law & Employment Pathways. Scott has more than 35 years in immigration law and has provided immigration updates for MN Int’l Educators (MIE) for 20+ years. https://www.borene.com/
This session is designed for Augsburg staff and faculty with positional responsibilities and/or interest in the topic with the focus is on increasing Augsburg’s capacity to navigate these issues for individuals who have an immigration status and are interested in employment pathways and the current immigration law context.
We hope you are able to attend Scott’s presentation. If you have questions to send in advance or in regards to the event, please email email@example.com. Please come for as much as you are able.
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The Augsburg Podcast features voices of Augsburg University faculty and staff. We hope this is one way you can get to know the people who educate our students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. Subscribe on Itunes.
Listen Here to Dixie Shafer: A Passion for Teaching and Learning,
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Travel to NYC. Earn Credit. Spring Break!
Join the program Roots to Rap: Islam in America for a spring break you’ll never forget. Explore the neighborhoods of New York, meet with religious leaders, community organizers, and engage with the history of Islam in America!
This program will meet throughout spring semester, but much of the coursework will take place during your travel on spring break.
HIS 212 Topics: Roots to Rap: Islam in America (fulfills humanities requirement),
RLN 205 Topics: Roots to Rap: Islam in America (fulfills Search for Meaning II requirement)
Professor Maheen Zaman
The program cost is $1499 and covers round-trip airfare, lodging, most meals, and all program activities. There is no extra tuition charge for full-time undergraduate students.
Apply by November 1
More Program Info and Application
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The Study Abroad & Away office Instagram and Facebook pages is a great way to see what your fellow Auggies are up to on their study programs around the world, and get details about events, scholarships, programs and more!
Check it out and follow us!
Global Auggies Instagram page
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With the pay date of September 14th being the first payroll of the Academic Year, which can be the first paycheck for many new employees, we ask that everyone review their paystubs for accuracy. If you feel you were not paid correctly please stop by the Payroll office, Science Hall – 148 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The September 14th pay date is for any hours worked through pay period ending 09/08/2018, these hours are considered summer hours. Please make sure you have been paid for all summer worked hours, if you were not paid please check with your manager to ensure they set up a summer position for you.
Any hours worked in the current pay period 09/09/2018 – 09/22/2018 will be paid on September 28th. These hours are considered Work Study hours and will be throughout the Academic Year. Please make sure when logging into Kronos you are selecting a Work Study position, if you do not see a Work Study position, please notify your supervisor as this could create payroll issues.
Please contact Natalie Dinky or Nathan Hall anger in Academic Affairs if you believe there is an issue with your payroll. The Academic Affairs office is responsible for all Faculty/Adjunct related compensation.
Additional Payroll Items
Parking deductions began on the 09/14/2018 check for the Academic year, please review your stub and email email@example.com if you feel there is an error.
Please review your W-4 withholdings shown in the bottom left corner of your pay stub. You can make changes to this at any time in the year. Forms are available in the Payroll office, Science Hall – 148 or visit the Administrative Accounting/Payroll webpage to print and complete a form.
We also ask that you please review your pay stub for accuracy regarding your Legal Name and report any errors regarding name and/or address to Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you and please contact email@example.com if you need any further assistance.
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Announcing the Fall 2018 Batalden Book Club!
Please join us for a discussion of Christine Toomey’s “In Search of Buddha’s Daughters” on Wed., November 28th, from noon to 2pm (location TBD). The book club is open to all staff and faculty; it is limited to 15 people on a first come, first served basis. If you’re interested, please email Bibiana Koh, current Batalden Scholar in Applied Ethics, at email@example.com.
For more information on the book, please see the link below. You may also watch this brief video to learn more about the book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=CpZMdxLpktk
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Join us this Tuesday from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. as we add to the collaborative project artist Margery Amdur set up in the Christensen Center Gallery! Artists or non-artists are welcome. Feel free to bring a friend!