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Interested in learning about community organizing but don’t know where to start? This Sabo Center workshop is for you!
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Learn some of the foundational concepts of organizing to get started on your change making journey. Participants in this workshop will gain an understanding of relational power, the difference between public and private relationships, and how self-interest motivates us to act.
Community Organizing 101 will be 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.
RSVP (and share!) on Facebook for Community Organizing 101
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Join us in Hoversten Chapel at 11:30 am to hear Lori Brandt Hale, Professor of Religion, preach as part of a religion department series focusing on the theme of “Hope in Troubled Times.” Special music today by the Flute Ensemble directed by Trudi Anderson with Margaret Albers, Mary Hollerich, Shersten Johnson, Maria Kratz, Pearl Lockwood, and Sheryl Wilhelm.
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This workshop makes use of the Intercultural Conflict Style (ICS) Inventory, which describes an individual’s preferred approach or style for resolving conflict by reflecting the individual’s culturally learned patterns for dealing with disagreements and expressing emotions. Additionally, this workshop will not only teach individuals about their own preferred approach and style, but also about the preferred approaches and styles of others. Finally, this workshop will give participants tangible skills that can be used when navigating communication and conflict across cultural differences. The increased understanding of intercultural communication and conflict styles and tangible skills participants will receive from this workshop can both enhance their overall intercultural competence, increase their effectiveness when working to resolve disagreements across cultures, and help them to create more inclusive campus spaces at Augsburg.
To register for this workshop, click HERE.
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Housing Expo 2020: February 10-14, 2020
Housing Expo is the opportunity to decide where and with whom you want to live for the following academic year. Before Expo, students receive a selection number based on the number of credits they have, so the more completed credits you have, the higher your selection number. At Housing Expo, you and your roommates add up your selection numbers and that total number determines what day you can come and choose your housing.
Bring your student ID Bring a digital or printed copy of the email you will be receiving from Residence Life, which will contain your housing selection number and also indicates your allotted time slot for attending the Housing Expo. This email is sent at the end of January 2020. Complete the online contract. If you have not completed an online contract, your space can not be reserved.
Housing Expo Week Schedule
Before Expo: Starting Dec. 16 Lock It In and Neighborhood properties available
Monday Feb. 10th 1PM – 4PM———————————–Designated Pre-Signers: Staff, Neighborhoods
Tuesday Feb. 11th 1PM – 4PM ———————————-Lock-It-In Confirmation
Wednesday Feb. 12th 1PM – 2:00 PM————————-Single Room Sign Up for Luther Studios, Anderson Suites, Mort 1/1s
Wednesday Feb. 12th 2:30 – 4:00 PM ————————Single Room Sign Up for Mort 2/2s, Luther 4/4s
Thursday Feb. 13th 1PM – 2PM———————————Selection Number totals between 18,000-36,000
Thursday Feb. 13th 2PM – 3PM——————————– Selection Number totals between 10,000-17,999
Thursday Feb. 13th 3PM – 4PM——————————– Selection Number totals between 2,000-9,999
Friday Feb. 14th 1PM – 4PM———————————— Confirmation Day – Come ask any follow up questions
Residence Life Website
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Join us for Susan B. Anthony’s 200th Birthday!
Suffrage Artist in Residence Madeline Hansen will lead a day-long celebration honoring this leader in the movement for women’s right to vote. Over the course of the day, members of the public are welcome to participate in “The Cabinet Meeting,” a reader’s theater based on the premise that Susan B. Anthony is elected president and appoints a diverse set of accomplished women to her cabinet. Participants will read the play aloud; no acting skills required for this reading!
Everyone is welcome to visit our suffrage exhibit, Votes for Women, sign a birthday card for Susan B. Anthony, and enjoy a piece of birthday cake.
Individuals or groups interested in participating in the reading of “The Cabinet Meeting” should register in advance, no later than February 9 by contacting: email@example.com
Tickets: $8 Public, $5 Seniors/Students, Free: Members
Hennepin History Museum
2303 Third Avenue South
Mpls, MN 55404
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Enjoy a relaxing night of jazz and local art followed by Auggie spoken word performers. Coffee and treats will be provided.
All are welcome, turtlenecks encouraged!
Event will be on February 13th from 6-8:30 in the Foss Atrium.
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Join the 2019-2020 Interfaith Scholars Cohort for Religion and Love: An Interfaith Dialogue. On February 13th at 6:30pm, we will be hosting an event that brings together folks from Augsburg’s campus and the surrounding community to discuss a variety of topics related to religion and love including interfaith relationships, wedding traditions, ideas regarding divorce, etc.
Please spread the word to anyone else you think might be interested!
Dinner will be provided.
Do you need to be a “person of faith” to come? Absolutely not. We welcome anyone with interest in conversation about how faith/spirituality shape our lives and intersect with the issues we care about.
Hope to see you there!
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Hey Augsbug Students!
Do you have questions when filling out the FAFSA?
Do you want to make sure you filled everything out correctly?
If you answered yes, then you should stop by our FAFSA & MN Dream Act Completion Workshops next week!
Through a collaboration between College Possible, LGBTQIA+, Multicultural Student Services, Student Financial Services, and TRIO/SSS there will be two workshops held for students on campus!
The workshops will both be in Sverdrup Hall, room 201 on
Wednesday 2/12 10:30am-12:30pm
Thursday 2/13 4:00pm-6pm
If you plan to attend the workshop:
-Make sure you’re able to Log in to your FAFSA account
-Have your Parents FAFSA ID’s
-Bring both yours and your parent’s 2018 tax forms(W-2’s)
If you have any questions contact the Multicultural Student Services at email@example.com or 612-330-1087
We hope to see you there!
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The EPIC Peer Health educators are sponsoring a Zumba night on Wednesday 2/5/2020 from 6 – 7 pm in the student lounge in Christensen Center. Feel free to stop in for a fun high energy night of zumba with instruction from Auggie Alum Kitana Holland. Questions, call Dianne in the CWC office at 612-330-1707.
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In this interactive session, participants will learn to identify White Talk Moves, speech acts that people employ consciously or less than consciously to avoid talking about race and to maintain the accumulated privilege and status that accompanies Whiteness. In addition, participants will examine cases from predominantly white higher education spaces in which White Talk Moves silence diverse perspectives and voices.
Date: Tuesday, February 11th
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Marshall Room, Christensen Center
Facilitators: Terrance Kwame-Ross and Peg Finders
For more information about this workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org. or call (612)-330-1126
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Dietary Restrictions are some of the things that make it hard to get food on campus, but thankfully Allyson Green, Augsburg Chief of Sustainability, (who also has dietary restrictions) has taken up baking cookie that are gluten-free and vegan! Join us on February 17th, 4pm-6pm at Hagfors108, to experiment baking with Gluten-Free and Vegan recipes.
Here we’ll engage in the fun and learning of baking gluten-free and vegan cookies! Take these recipe’s home with you to your family and friends who have these dietary restrictions.
Spots are limited so act fast and RSVP here ( https://forms.gle/HEok2n4vmQXANLBfA ). RSVP form WILL close upon spots fulfillment or at noon of 2/17/20.
Click here for the Kreative Cookiez Flyer!
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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.
We 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.
Retirewise Information Flyer:
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Join the Environmental Stewardship Committee on Feb 10th from 7- 8:30 in the Food Lab for good company, good snacks, and good conversation about food justice and how we can take action to make our campus’s food sourcing more sustainable and ethical.
Monica McDaniel, an Augbsurg alum and adjunct professor in Environmental Studies, will be joining us to help further our learning on these complex topics.
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Augsburg’s annual Zyzzogeton Research Symposium showcases the work of over 80 undergraduate researchers in all academic disciplines and will take place on April 14th. Students who have conducted research over the course of the last year and would like to present a poster should register at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) by March 2nd (a mentor-approved abstract is required to register).
For questions about registration or the event, please contact email@example.com.
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2020 is the inaugural year of The Forum on Workplace Inclusion annual conference at Augsburg University! Augsburg faculty and staff are given a special discounted rate to The Forum’s 2020 annual conference. Visit the rates page (https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/conference-rates/#discount-rates) for rates information. Don’t miss out in the nation’s largest workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion conference, and register with the special discounted rate!
When registering, select “Augsburg Faculty / Staff” registration type to receive the discount.
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If you are looking for an internship or graduating in the spring, you should attend the Minnesota’s Private Colleges annual JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR on Thursday, February 27th at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This fair stands out as one of the premier college/employer partnerships in the country. The exhibit hall is open from 9:00 a.m .- 2:00 p.m. (You can stay for as long as you are able)
**If students register and attend the fair there will be NO COST. We are also able to offer FREE SHUTTLE service to and from the fair. Students needing disability-related accommodations in order to fully participate, please contact the Strommen Center..
WHY ATTEND THE FAIR?
*Explore opportunities in a variety of industries and majors.
*Chat with more than 288 employers – all under one roof!
*Open to undergraduate students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) from the Minnesota Private Colleges.
*Get your free professional LinkedIn Photo taken at the fair!
REGISTER & LEARN MORE ON HANDSHAKE
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The Augsburg Native American Film Series presents Blood Memory on February 19, 2020.
The title “Blood Memory” is derived from the concept that the experiences of one generation are passed onto the next through DNA. Future generations live with the shared knowledge of their ancestors – meaning there is a foundation of survival instinct and cultural identity that exists within us prior to learned experience. In many ways, this is a beautiful and poetic concept, but trauma and abuse can also be transferred intergenerationally, sometimes unknown to the carrier. This film is about acknowledging and honoring all aspects of blood memory, and how we as individuals and community members heal our collective traumas and learn to pass positive ancestral knowledge to the next generation–Director’s Statement (Blood Memory, Official Film Site)
Blood Memory, a true life “dark-horse political thriller”, tells Sandy White Hawk’s story of adoption out of her home community at a young age and her work to help the “stolen generation” of the American Indian Adoption Era return home. Intertwined with her saga is that of Mark Fiddler, an ICWA lawyer whose advocacy as co-council in Adoptive Couple vs. Baby Girl 2013 helped to dismantle the law he once fought to protect (Vision Maker Media). Join Sandy White Hawk for an evening of screening the film and discussion.
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