Staff Senate News and Updates

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Greetings from Augsburg’s Staff Senate!

Here’s the latest announcements and upcoming events brought to you by Staff Senate:

*Did you know you have access to Microsoft Office 365 for free through IT? Follow the directions on this Knowledge Base Post:

*Brightside Produce: Did you know you can get a bag of low-cost produce each week via Campus Kitchen and the Sabo Center? Campus Kitchen has partnered with Brightside Produce to bring Augsburg a low-cost, weekly produce subscription. Choose your level anywhere from $3 to $20 per week, and receive a bag full of fresh fruits and vegetables! Through your subscription to Brightside, you not only receive a bag of fresh produce, but you’re supporting employment for youth and subsidizing bringing fresh produce to corner and convenience stores in areas of Minneapolis with low access to fresh vegetables and fruit. Sign up here:

*Open Position on Staff Senate: Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for the open position on Staff Senate.

Staff senators help foster and promote a positive and meaningful dialogue among staff, faculty, students and administration by advising in decision making processes, by serving as an advocate for staff, by promoting professional development opportunities, and by recognizing staff members’ contributions to furthering and upholding the mission and values of Augsburg University.

The commitment is for two years, with an optional third year. We meet every other week for approximately 60 to 90 minutes and help plan a number of staff-focused events, including informal tours, University Council updates, and the annual Staff Appreciation awards.

Please email Staff Senate at The deadline for nominations is noon on November 27th.

Staff Senate Website