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Please stop by the Campus Ministry Office, 104 Foss Hall, to pick up a lawn sign to display at your home or around campus encouraging your neighbors to get out and vote!
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Want to address food waste on campus and food insecurity in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood? Volunteer to prepare and/ or serve food with Campus Kitchen! We have lots of volunteer shifts posted on VolunteerHub: https://campuskitchens.volunteerhub.com/lp/ckac/
With any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Stay up to date on the news you want to see in your inbox from our students, faculty and alumni by signing up for the Auggie Connections Newsletter: http://www.augsburg.edu/alumni/connect/publications/
After your initial sign up, you will be able to select the frequency and content preferences for your personalized Auggie Connections Newsletter.
For example, if you’d like to know what our alumni have been up to, you’ll get stories sent to your inbox like this one about one of our First Decade Award winners, Joshua Harris ’08: http://www.augsburg.edu/alumni/2018/09/17/meet-first-decade-award-winner-joshua-harris-08/
Auggie Connections Newsletter
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Please join us for a Story Circle – the first step in creating a new Music-Theater piece about the Augsburg community, past and present, to be performed in the Fall of 2019 in celebration of the Sesquicentennial. We want to hear your stories about Augsburg, whether as staff, student, faculty, coach, neighbor, associate, or as an advocate or activist. If you have worked for, attended, or been involved at Augsburg in any capacity we’d love to meet you and hear whatever you’d like to share about your experiences. This is an opportunity to tell us the stories that are sometimes forgotten or left untold.
Our first Story Circle takes place Friday, September 21 at 7:00pm in the Anderson Music Hall Choir Room, M3. Space is limited to 25 people. To reserve your spot, please RSVP to Sonja Thompson at email@example.com
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Were you worried that there were no more spaces in the Fall 2018 Batalden Book Club? Well, there is no need for additional worry, because there are still spaces available in the Fall 2018 Batalden Book Club!
We will be reading Christine Toomey’s “In Search of Buddha’s Daughters” (books provided by the Batalden program). Our discussion will be 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 are interested, please email Bibiana Koh, current Batalden Scholar in Applied Ethics, at email@example.com. (Even if you’re not interested, please help spread the word! )
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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The MN Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg University, is looking for debate judges and hospitality volunteers for its upcoming high school debate tournaments.
No debate experience? No problem. We train volunteers at every tournament.
What Hospitality Volunteers Do:
● Greet & guide kids, coaches, and judges as they arrive at tournaments
● Answer questions and assist with wayfinding at tournament sites
● Distribute goody bags to students and thank-you gifts to our judges
What Judges Do:
● Watch rounds and evaluate teams on logic, argumentation, and public speaking.
● Provide written feedback and assign points to each debater.
● Choose the winner of each debate!
Opportunities to Volunteer:
● October 5th & 6th: U of M (East Bank)
● October 13th: Season Opener (Humboldt HS, St. Paul)
● November 9th & 10th: Tamar Kaplan (Highland Park HS, St. Paul)
● November 17th: UMBrooks (U of M, West Bank)
● December 7th & 8th: UDL Championship (WTMS, St. Paul)
We have open evening shifts on Fridays and open morning or afternoon shifts on Saturdays.
Can’t make it this semester? We’ll need volunteers for our middle School, Spanish, and Somali debate tournaments in spring. Email us at email@example.com for more information.
Come for the pizza. Stay to learn from our amazing students!
Visit us in Foss Office 18 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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Study Abroad & Away deadlines for Spring semester programs are coming up:
October 1 – all SPRING SEMESTER 2019 program applications due
November 1 -all SPRING BREAK short-term program applications are due & Final Deadline for CGEE Spring Semester programs in Mexico, Central America & Southern Africa
For questions about your study abroad options or applications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop by the Study Abroad & Away office in Oyate Commons, in the lower level of Christensen Center.
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Please join us for an evening with this year’s Interfaith Fellows, Chris Stedman, Wendy Goldberg, and Bussho Lahn on Thursday, September 20, 5:30-7pm in the Marshall Room. Refreshments will be served.
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Augsburg Native American Film Series Event! October 8, 2018
Please join us for the international opening of The Eagle and The Condor–From Standing Rock with Love. Our evening event will include a virtual introduction from the filmmaker (Kahstosera’a Paulette Moore), broadcast globally to supporters like the Augsburg Native American Film Series, and stories from our students and community members who participated in the fight against DAPL. We look forward to hearing your stories of Standing Rock as part of our conversation after the film.
The film is based around prophecy of the Eagle and Condor that originates with nations from the South and features ceremony held at the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) site on Indigenous People’s Day, October 10th, 2016. The ancient prophecy predicted the epic Standing Rock water protection actions – and continues to challenge all to identify and unite our gifts and power.
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