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This workshop will highlight four common ideologies, misunderstandings, and behaviors that many well-meaning individuals frequently subscribe to that inadvertently sabotage their best attempts to create and maintain a welcoming and inclusive spaces at Augsburg. Additionally, this workshop will provide participants with historical, current, and relevant examples connected to these ideologies, misunderstandings, and behaviors. Finally, this workshop will also allow participants to engage in small group activities and discussions and large group share-outs all related to Augsburg-specific spaces.
To register for this workshop, click HERE.
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Scott Brownell’s last day at Augsburg is tomorrow. Come join us to wish him the best in his next endeavor and to thank him for all his contributions at Augsburg:
Thursday, January 23
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Provost Karen Kaivola and Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management Robert Gould will co-host a Focused Conversation on building Augsburg’s institutional capacity to drive enrollment growth. They have invited special guest speaker David Strauss, principal of Art & Science Group, to join as a presenter via Zoom. For that reason, this Focused Conversation will be offered only once. A live stream will be available, and the session will be recorded for later viewing.
January 29, 2-3 p.m. (Christensen Center, Marshall Room)
To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page.
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Join us in Hoversten Chapel today at 11:30 am for Sophie Warnberg’s senior chapel. Sophie will share about “Good Courage.” Throughout the second semester Augsburg seniors will share about their faith and experiences at Augsburg. Sophie served two years as a campus deacon.
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Augsburg Wellbeing is inviting the Retirewise program back to campus. Retirewise is a financial and retirement education program presented by MetLife and is coordinated by our benefits broker, NFP. This program has been well received in the past, so we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to participate.
I invite you to learn more and see for yourself what action steps you can take to better prepare you to Retirewise. In just a few sessions you’ll be on your way to creating a realistic financial and retirement plan that works for you.
Join your colleagues for the complimentary, practical and straightforward Retirewise workshop series. It doesn’t matter how much or how little planning you’ve done, or if your retirement is many years away, you’ll find the Retirewise workshops worthwhile.
For more detailed information about the workshop series, and to register for the event, follow this registration link:
By registering, you are committing to attend each session in this 4-workshop series, which begins on February 18th. Specific dates, times, and locations are provided in the registration link.
If asked for company name, enter Augsburg University.
Retirewise Information Flyer:
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written by Melanie Marnich
directed by Emma Gustafson
It’s a big love Lucy is looking for. Her cross-country mission takes her through hilarious, but equally traumatic relationships in which time and emotion pass in a warped instant. Her quest becomes intertwined with that of a female serial killer. The two women find themselves on an exploration of the geography of the human heart.
Performances: January 30th, 31st, and February 1st at 7:00 PM, February 2nd at 3:00 PM
Get your tickets here!
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Do you want to take action? Are you working on a public project or problem and need to workshop, brainstorm, or ask for ideas about how to proceed? Bring your project to Civic Action Coaching!
There will be 4 sessions planned for the spring semester. Come to one or all of them–the most important thing is to be prepared with a project you are working on our would like to work on. For students who want to take action!
Monday, January 27, 3:10-4:40 p.m., OGC 114
Monday, February 17, 3:10-4:40 p.m., OGC 114
Monday, March 23, 3:10-4:40 p.m., OGC 114
Monday, April 13, 3:10-4:40 p.m., OGC 114
Sessions will be led by Dennis Donovan of the Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship. Dennis teaches co-creative politics skills to people of all ages in the Twin Cities, across the US, and around the world who want to make positive change in their communities. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civic Action Coaching
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Public leadership to make change requires the use of both the “head” and the “heart” to mobilize others to act effectively on behalf of shared values. It engages people in interpreting why they should change the world – their motivation – and how they can act to change it – their strategy. Public narrative is the “why” – the art of translating values into action through stories. Learn about how to craft your own public narrative and relate the story of self, story of us, and story of now.
This workshop builds on other Sabo Center workshops last semester focused on change-making skills. Whether or not you attended a workshop last semester–JOIN US!
TODAY Thursday, January 23
Led by Dennis Donovan. Dennis teaches co-creative politics skills to people of all ages in the Twin Cities, across the US, and around the world who want to make positive change in their communities.
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Are a commuter? Looking for a way to get connected on campus? Come to the commuter student check-in: a casual time to meet other students who commute, share challenges you face with your commuter status, and share your desires for your experience on campus. Some snacks will be provided.
When: Monday, January 27 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Where: Riverside Room, Christensen Center
Can’t attend this month’s Commuter Check-In? Contact Pastoral Intern Sarah Swindall (email@example.com) for more information and to stay updated for February!