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CDC: International and Domestic Guidelines

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now offering domestic guidelines as well as international guidelines. Note also that Minnesota is under a Stay at Home Order issued by Gov. Walz that extends until 5 p.m. April 10. Only critical employees and resident students granted exceptions are allowed on campus.

CDC Travel Guidelines

Teaching and Learning

Webinar – White Fragility and Microaggressions In the Workplace: When Good People Behave Badly

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The Forum on Workplace Inclusion webinar series returns on April 23 with, “White Fragility and Microagressions In the Workplace: When Good People Behave Badly.” Learn more and register at

Register here

Fulbright US Student Program Advising

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The Fulbright US Student Program offers college graduates the opportunity to participate in diplomacy in over 140 countries. Your experience could include teaching English and American Studies, working on a Master’s degree, or performing research in any field. You may apply in the summer before/fall of your senior year or after you graduate. URGO offers advising, application support, and interviews for endorsement by Augsburg University for both current students and alumni.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact for more information. All current students and recent alumni are welcome to inquire, even if you won’t be eligible to apply for the coming application cycle.

General Announcements

CWC Message to Students, Staff, Faculty

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Hello Everyone,

The Center for Wellness and Counseling staff has made changes regarding delivery of counseling services.

CWC counseling staff will not be offering in-person office appointments for the duration of spring semester. We are offering students 30- minute WELLNESS CONSULTATIONS by phone or by Zoom with a CWC counselor.

To schedule a WELLNESS CONSULTATION with a CWC COUNSELOR, please call
Dianne Detloff at 612-330-1707. For more information and resources on wellbeing and mental health, please access Phone counseling from ProtoCall Services is available 24 hours a day by calling 612-330-1707 and pressing #1. Students will directly be connected with a mental health counselor from ProtoCall to discuss any personal or mental health concerns, including a crisis.

All of us at CWC look forward to supporting your wellbeing, the best that we can. We sincerely look forward to hearing from you.

Best wishes and good health to you,


Nancy Guilbeault Ph.D., L.P.
Director, Center for Wellness and Counseling
Augsburg University

Campus Cupboard Food Delivery Form

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Campus Cupboard staff are observing MDH approved protocol for health and safety related to COVID-19. For now, students cannot access the Cupboard physically. Instead, students can fill out a request form to receive a bag of food for pickup in Christensen (near Einstein’s). Food bag delivery times are: Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 11am-1pm. To request a delivery, please fill out this Google form as many times as you need.

CLASS Office (Disability Resources) Message for Students/Staff/Faculty

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The CLASS Office (Disability Resources) is open remotely and ready to assist Augsburg students with disabilities to receive accommodations and support. We are also here to work with faculty around student accommodation needs in the new online learning environment.

Email with general questions.

If you work with a specific CLASS staff person, you can email them directly or schedule an appointment with them via their online scheduling link.

If you are new to CLASS services, please schedule an appointment online.

Things may be changing, but CLASS’s commitment to ensuring reasonable accommodations within the Augsburg community remains constant. Be well, and be in touch if we can assist.

CLASS Office Scheduling

Keeping Up With The Echo

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Hey Auggies,
The Echo is continuing our online publication at, so make sure to stop by to see the latest news from the ‘burg. You can also see it via posts on our social media pages.
In addition, we will be distributing this year’s joke issue as a PDF on April 3rd. It will be posted online in various places, but if you want a copy sent straight to your inbox, please fill out this Google form:

Sign Up for Echo Mailing List

All-Student Juried Show: Artwork Deadline April 2

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Augsburg students have been making art all year, and we want to SEE it! The All-Student Juried Show will be going digital this year. All currently enrolled Augsburg students may enter three pieces. Enter now until April 2.
Work must have been created after April 2019
Each student may submit up to three entries

Awards announced on April 21
Five pieces will be selected for awards
One selected piece will receive a cash prize of $500, generously given by the Strommen family

Juliane Shibata
MFA in Ceramics, Bowling Green State University
BA in Studio Art, Carleton College

Enter Artwork Now!

Apply for the LEAD Fellows Internship- Fall 2020

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The application for LEAD Fellows Interns for the academic year 2020-2021 is now open!

The LEAD Fellows program is a great opportunity for students to develop their own leadership and civic agency through gaining meaningful work experience in community-focused organizations. LEAD Fellows have the support of a cohort of peers and Sabo Center staff as they discover what it means to be engaged citizens and critical thinkers. Fellows commit to bi-weekly meetings with the cohort as well as 2 (2 day) retreats annually, and can work up to 20 hours a week at their LEAD placement during the academic year.

Eligible students will be in their 1st or 2nd year with at least 2 years left in undergrad here at Augsburg, and interested in leadership development and social change work. The application will remain open through the week of April 6th.

Apply Here

Need Work? Open Job and Internship Positions

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The Strommen Center will be including weekly job and internship postings in A-mail to keep students aware of current openings. Please check Handshake and Strommen’s Community Moodle (link below) for more listings and job boards.

Part-time and Flexible positions
1) Package/Handling – FedEX Warehouse- up to $18.50 per hour how to apply- Search: 228189BR
2) Food Delivery – Shipt- up to $22 per hour –
3) Team Members -Domino’s -Hourly pay –

Internship Positions (Handshake – Search Job #)
1) Grant Writing Intern – Rise, Inc.- Search Job ID: 3695912
2) Marketing Intern -Rally Health – Search Job Id: 3686574
3) Financial Services Intern – MassMutual Central US – Search Job ID: 3701003

Full-time employment
1) Entry Level Business Professional – Open Systems International- Search in Handshake Job ID: 3122218
2) Accounting Coordinator- Nexus – Search in Handshake Job ID: 3700551
3) Service Desk Analyst – UCare –

Also visit these job boards for more opportunities:
1) Five Best Places to Find Remote Jobs:
2) 33 Companies Eager to Hire Amid COVID-19:

More job boards on the Strommen Community Moodle site.

Resume Drop-in Hours: Tuesday-Friday (starting 4/7)
10:00 am-3:45 pm
Zoom link -

And please visit Handshake for more opportunities, to make an appointment, and see a list of our upcoming events.

Strommen Community Moodle

LGBTQIA+ Student Services Presents… Emerging Connections: A Queer Pen Pal Project

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Deadline to sign up is APRIL 3rd!

This project was born out of the desire to build Queer community and connection during this time of social distancing. Queer history has shown us that community is one of the ways we survive during challenging or uncertain times. LGBTQ+ resource centers across the nation have come together to connect our Queer students. We hope the relationships that blossom from this program helps provide a sense of connection, belonging and solidarity to our LGBTQ+ students across state and institutional lines.
You have the option of being paired with someone from the Augsburg community or someone from a partner institution:
Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life
Gender and Sexuality Center at the University of Texas Austin
UNLV Student Diversity & Social Justice
UMD Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Central Michigan University Office of LGBTQ Services & Gender Equity
Shout out to all these institutions for helping make this possible!

Sign-up here

We Need Your Help: Lavender Celebration Shout Outs

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We need your help!

We want to compile videos, selfies, and artwork for our LGBTQIA+ communities. We are putting together a video to be shown at our Lavender Celebration showing.

Submission Prompt: Shout outs, positive affirmations, and anything you want fellow LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty know during these trying times.

Please submit your work to no later than Sunday, April 12th.

Laptops Available to Borrow or Purchase at Augsburg

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Augsburg has computers on campus and available if students need them to fulfill the requirements of their coursework this term. Visit the Information Technology website to learn about the university’s laptop checkout program and HP Chromebook computers that are available for purchase and pickup through the bookstore. Supplies are limited.

Computer options available to students

Event Announcements

Virtual Town Hall for Students TODAY

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Our series of virtual town halls on COVID-19 for the Augsburg community continues today from 4-5 p.m. Today’s town hall is geared for current students, but all panels will be open to the entire community. Find the link to join the webinar, as well as videos and transcripts of past town halls, at the link below.

Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Daily Chapel: “A Prayer For…”

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Campus Ministry will continue to offer daily chapel, on-line instead of in Hoversten Chapel. New chapel services will be available daily and can be found on the Augsburg Campus Ministry calendar page. Today, we offer a service of music and prayer. Chapel services are also be available at the Campus Ministry Facebook page.

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