Fellowship Fridays Will Return on July 10 at 2 p.m.

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

There’s no Fellowship Friday this week, but make sure to plan on checking in on July 10.

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. Beginning Friday, June 19, all faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

Fridays (no session on July 3) | “Fellowship Fridays” | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, ZOOM

ZOOM Information (This doc is only accessible with an Augsburg email address.)

TODAY at 10 a.m.: Moodle Toolbar Tips and Building a Blended Course

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Today’s “Tech Tune-ups & Tips”: Moodle Toolbar Tips & Building a Blended Course. The content editor (the toolbar in every activity and resource in Moodle) has a number of features with which you may be unfamiliar. The first 15 minutes will review these tools. The rest of the hour will focus on methods for engaging students in active learning in Zoom as well as learning strategies and tools for making asynchronous, online learning interactive.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am. Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (Can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

The Study Abroad and Away Office is Open for Virtual Appointments

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Strommen Career and Internship Services Open for Business this Summer

submitted by grayk2@augsburg.edu

The Strommen Center for Meaningful Work is in operation all summer and is pleased to offer virtual career coaching appointments, workshops, and virtual career fairs. Extensive online resources are available on our Strommen Community Moodle Site. Students are encouraged to visit Handshake to make appointments and register for events.

Click here to schedule an appointment with a career coach in Handshake.

Spring Student Residence Hall Move Out by July 1 and Facilities Updates

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Facilities updates for this week include:

*July 1 deadline for residence hall spring student move out
*COVID hand sanitizer supply search
*Summer student workers assisting with painting in residence halls

For complete information, follow the link below.

https://inside.augsburg.edu/facilities/2020/06/26/augsburg-seeking-hand-sanitizer-supplier-july-1-deadline-for-spring-semester-students-to-move-out/

Tech Tune-ups and Tips TOMORROW at 10 a.m.: Moodle Toolbar Tips and Building a Blended Course

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Moodle Toolbar Tips & Building a Blended Course: The content editor (the toolbar in every activity and resource in Moodle) has a number of features with which you may be unfamiliar. The first 15 minutes will review these tools. The rest of the hour will focus on methods for engaging students in active learning in Zoom as well as learning strategies and tools for making asynchronous, online learning interactive.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am. Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Spring Break and Summer 2021 – Study Abroad and Away Courses are Waiting for You

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

—NEW YORK CITY—
Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

—GUATEMALA—
Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)
—MEXICO—
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399

—CUBA—

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer

THR 295 (Fine Arts)

—GERMANY—
Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

—ITALY—
Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

—CHINA—
Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

TODAY is Fellowship Friday

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. All faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

Fridays starting June 19 (no session on July 3) | “Fellowship Fridays” | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, ZOOM

ZOOM Information (This doc is only accessible with an Augsburg email address.)

Virtual Advising for Study Abroad and Away | Plan Ahead for Next Year

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Black Writers Healing: online forum featuring Augsburg student Terrence Shambley Jr.

submitted by groeneve@augsburg.edu

Black Writers Healing

Challenging Authors and Writers to Testify About Their Experiences….

Come hear the voices of our writers. With the pandemic, the recent murder of George Floyd, and the current uprisings and rebellions in cities across the nation and the globe, our community needs spaces where we can process and heal. We must write our own stories. How do we address some of the pain, loss of hope and unpredictability that our community is experiencing? How do we change the narrative of who we are? Participate by sharing your thoughts in this Forum!

Guest Writer Panelists:
Keno Evol
Carolyn Holbrook
Artika Tyner
Terrance Shambley Jr.
Tish Jones
Jesse Ross
Dr. Joi Lewis, Moderator

A Community Forum on Zoom
Saturday, June 27th, 2020
2:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Sponsored and Organized by the MN Black Publishing Arts Collaborative:
In Black Ink
Matter of Africa America Time Corporation
Papyrus Publishing Inc.
Planting People Growing Justice
Strive Publishing
Vermillion Ink Press
Wise Ink

Registration link – Black Writers Healing: Challenging Authors and Writers to Testify

HR Benefits and Payroll Forms: Due Noon Friday, June 26

submitted by cswanson@augsburg.edu

To ensure timely processing of payroll for the 7/3 pay date, please submit all benefits and payroll change forms to hr@augsburg.edu by noon this Friday, 06/26/2020. This includes all forms for benefits, FSA (including Dependent Care Spending Accounts), HSA, retirement, direct deposit and tax withholding changes, stipends, and honoraria payments.

Email hr@augsburg.edu if you have questions or need help.

To protect your information, forms containing sensitive data such as banking or social security numbers should not be emailed; please contact Human Resources at hr@augsburg.edu to receive a secure delivery link for submission. Thank you so much!

Tech Tune-up and Tips TODAY at 10 a.m. : Instructor/Student Support and New Integrated VoiceThread

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

The new modalities mean students (and instructors) will need a lot of technical support. The first 15 minutes will review resources that assist instructors, as well as those created specifically for students. The rest of the hour will introduce the new VoiceThread LTI integration in Moodle that allows instructors to assess student completion and comprehension of VoiceThread recordings. Learn how to use VoiceThread to create a Welcome Video for your course.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am. Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information

Find Fellowship with Other Faculty

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Tomorrow is the second “Fellowship Friday”!

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. Beginning Friday, June 19, all faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

Fridays (no session on July 3) | “Fellowship Fridays” | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, ZOOM

ZOOM Information (This doc is only accessible with an Augsburg email address.)

Volunteers Needed, June 26 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

On Friday, June 26, we still need volunteers to join a group of volunteers from Augsburg to help distribute food and supplies from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2730 E. 31st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406, in the heart of the community affected by the unrest following the murder of George Floyd. They have been collecting and distributing food and necessary supplies to community members and are seeking volunteers.

We have reserved 30 spots for Augsburg volunteers. This opportunity is organized by Campus Ministry, Augsburg University Student Ministries and the Muslim Student Association. Plan to meet at the church at 9:30 am. It is a short walk from the Lake Street light rail station. Masks are required and please wear Auggie gear if you are able! Please contact Janice Dames in campus ministry at dames@augsburg.edu for questions.
Sign up here today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1iOU663jkaGyNUoynP_haztQPXuUJR8mIXsPkUQdtckALLg/viewform

http://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry

TODAY: AWE/Campus Cupboard Food + Supply Drive Thursday, June 25 at 3-6 p.m.

submitted by white5@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Women Engaged (AWE) is sponsoring a drive for the Campus Cupboard (CC) and ShareShop to support students living on campus this summer.

Items can be dropped off TODAY, Thursday June 25 from 3 to 6 p.m., in Lot D at Augsburg. You can also make an online donation which CC will use to purchase small appliances, household items, tools, food in bulk, and gift cards to local businesses such as Seward Coop. Click here to make a donation online: https://advancement.augsburg.edu/donations/general-donation Please select the drop-down designation “Other” and in the “Other” field, enter “Campus Cupboard”.

Items needed:

Non-perishable food such as:
Mac & cheese
Ramen
Canned tuna/chicken
Canned soup (Preferred: more complex soups, i.e., not ‘cream of’ or tomato )
Rice
Protein supplements (chia, flax, veg protein, whey)
High quality granola bars
Canned beans

Hygiene and cleaning supplies such as:
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Menstrual products
Shampoo/ Conditioner
Band-Aids
Laundry Detergent (Preferred brands: Seventh Generation, Meyers, Method, Biokleen)
Dish Soap (Preferred brands: Seventh Generation, Ecover, Method, Dr Bronner’s)

ShareShop Donation List:
Empty spray bottles for homemade non-toxic cleaning solutions
Tea Kettles/water heaters
Sewing machine – Fully functional, up to 2 machines total
Power strips
Baking sheets – Multiple sizes, including smaller sizes- Prefer naturally non-stick like Nordic Ware® brand rather than Teflon™-coated
New Twin XL bedding
Reusable water bottles – durable and clean (can be used)
Thermos (portable coffee containers) – durable and clean (can be used)
Small fans for dorm rooms

School supplies (bulk packages are welcome):
Notebooks (look for recycled paper and companies with sustainability/ethical/fair trade commitments if possible)
Folders
Pens
Pencils
Highlighters
Scissors

Thank you for considering a donation!

AWE + Campus Cupboard 

AWE/Campus Cupboard Food + Supply Drive

Tech Tune-ups and Tips TODAY at 10 a.m.

submitted by tensen@augsburg.edu

Instructor/Student Support & New Integrated VoiceThread: The new modalities mean students (and instructors) will need a lot of technical support. The first 15 minutes will review resources that assist instructors, as well as those created specifically for students. The rest of the hour will introduce the new VoiceThread LTI integration in Moodle that allows instructors to assess student completion and comprehension of VoiceThread recordings. Learn how to use VoiceThread to create a Welcome Video for your course.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

Focus2Career: New Major and Career Exploration Planning Tool for Students

submitted by grayk2@augsburg.edu

If you have never thought about planning your career or exploring what you can do with your major FOCUS2CAREER is a good place to start.

FOCUS2CAREER guides you through a reliable, intuitive career & education decision making model to help you choose majors offered at Augsburg, explore occupations & make informed career decisions. You also have access to five reliable and valid research based self-assessments. Your assessment results are matched to occupations and supporting majors at Augsburg.

Please schedule a Major & Career Exploration appointment with a career coach in Handshake after registering for your FOCUS2CAREER account. We are looking forward to showing you how you can use FOCUS2CAREER to find meaningful work based on your talents, interests, and skills.

Access FOCUS2CAREER and create an account on our Strommen Community Moodle Site.

Take A Hike Covid – LGBTQIA+ Hiking Event

submitted by poessnec@augsburg.edu

Join LGBTQIA+ Services Director, Max on a socially distant group hike at Fort Snelling State Park. This event is geared to allow students to reground and recenter in a safe and socially distant way. All individuals planning to attend will need to follow safe Covid practicing guidelines set by the Minnesota Department of Health & Augsburg University.

Take A Hike Covid
Thur, July 2nd
10AM – 2PM
Fort Snelling State Park

All those interested, must RSVP on Auggie Life or email Max at poessnec@augsburg.edu

https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6099357

All those to RSVP on Auggie Life will be send additional logistics information & safety guidelines to prepare for event attendance.

Auggie Life RSVP

The Study Abroad and Away Office is Open for Virtual Appointments

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Plan Ahead for Study Abroad on Spring Break and Summer 2021

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

—NEW YORK CITY—
Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

—GUATEMALA—
Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)

—MEXICO—
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399

—CUBA—

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer

THR 295 (Fine Arts)

—GERMANY—
Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

—ITALY—
Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

—CHINA—
Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

TODAY: Town Hall | Auggies Speak: 8:46 Crisis In Minneapolis

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

The time for healing is now. Join members of the Augsburg community on today June 24 at 2:00 p.m. for an intimate discussion about systemic racism and its impact at all levels of society. This live town hall event offers perspectives from students, faculty and alumni panelists who explore the history, present and future of addressing racial injustice.

Register here

Matching Fund for Donations in Response to the George Floyd Murder

submitted by alamilla@augsburg.edu

We have established a fund of $20,000 to match donations from students, faculty and staff to nonprofit organizations in the Twin Cities that are doing important work to combat racism, meet the needs of our neighbors, and help to rebuild communities and businesses. We have chosen four organizations with which Augsburg has important ties and we now are ready to launch the matching fund.
Any gift to one or more of these four organizations from a member of the Augsburg community will be matched dollar for dollar. The four organizations are:

MIGIZI (migizi.org): MIGIZI was founded in 1977 as Migizi Communications, Inc., with a goal of countering the misrepresentations and inaccuracies about Native people in the media. MIGIZI’s first weekly radio production, The Native American Program, set the stage for First Person Radio and its nationally distributed programming. Today, First Person Productions is a multimedia training effort for Native youth aimed at providing state-of-the-art storytelling skills, enhancing self-esteem and improving academic performance. Additional MIGIZI efforts address youth needs in jobs, culture, leadership and more. MIGIZI’s building was destroyed in the violence that ensued after George Floyd’s murder.

JUXTAPOSITION ARTS (juxtapositionarts.org): Juxtaposition Arts develops community by engaging and employing young urban artists in hands-on education initiatives that create pathways to self-sufficiency while actualizing creative power. Black, POCI and other youth are already building the abundant and just future they envision. Help amplify the creativity of young artists in ways that improve our city.

PILLSBURY UNITED COMMUNITIES (pillsburyunited.org): Pillsbury United Communities co-creates enduring change toward a just society. Built with and for the people we serve, our united system of programs, neighborhood centers, and social enterprises empowers individuals and families across the region to own their future on their own terms. The Brian Coyle Center in Cedar-Riverside is one of Pillsbury’s community centers.

NORTHSIDE ACHIEVEMENT ZONE (northsideachievement.org): The Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) exists to permanently close the achievement gap and end generational poverty in North Minneapolis. Together with our partner organizations, we are walking side by side with low-income families as they put their children on a path to college.

To qualify for matching funds, Augsburg community members should make a gift to one of these organizations between now and the end of July and send a copy of a donation receipt to Cyndi Berg (bergc2@augsburg) in the President’s office. Please note:request for matching funds, in the subject line. After August 1, we will total the gifts to each of the organizations and send matching funds equal to the total donated.

The matching funds are made possible through gifts to the President’s Strategic Fund, which were contributed by alumni and friends of Augsburg this past spring.

This matching fund program is simply one way in which the Augsburg community can take concrete action to live up to our personal and institutional commitments to the values of anti-racism and community building. We believe that Augsburg is called to be a neighbor to the communities that surround our campus.

Faculty Senate Meeting – June 24 at 3:30 p.m.

submitted by walterj@augsburg.edu

The next Faculty Senate meeting will be held via Zoom today, Wednesday, June 24th at 3:30pm. All faculty are invited to join to observe the meeting. The Senate simply asks that if you do join, please mute your audio and video upon joining the meeting.

Interested faculty can join the meeting by following the below link at the meeting time, and using the password AugSenate.

Faculty Senate Meeting, 6/24

Tech Tune-ups and Tips this Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m.

submitted by tensen@augsburg.edu

Instructor/Student Support & New Integrated VoiceThread: The new modalities mean students (and instructors) will need a lot of technical support. The first 15 minutes will review resources that assist instructors, as well as those created specifically for students. The rest of the hour will introduce the new VoiceThread LTI integration in Moodle that allows instructors to assess student completion and comprehension of VoiceThread recordings. Learn how to use VoiceThread to create a Welcome Video for your course.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Plan Ahead for Study Abroad on Spring Break and Summer 2021

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

—NEW YORK CITY—
Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

—GUATEMALA—
Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)

—MEXICO—
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399

—CUBA—

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer

THR 295 (Fine Arts)

—GERMANY—
Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

—ITALY—
Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

—CHINA—
Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

AWE/Campus Cupboard Food + Supply Drive Thursday, June 25 at 3-6 p.m.

submitted by white5@augsburg.edu

Augsburg Women Engaged (AWE) is sponsoring a drive for the Campus Cupboard (CC) and ShareShop to support students living on campus this summer.

Items can be dropped off THIS THURSDAY June 25 from 3 to 6 p.m., in Lot D at Augsburg. You can also make an online donation which CC will use to purchase small appliances, household items, tools, food in bulk, and gift cards to local businesses such as Seward Coop. Click here to make a donation online: https://advancement.augsburg.edu/donations/general-donation Please select the drop-down designation “Other” and in the “Other” field, enter “Campus Cupboard”.

Items needed:

Non-perishable food such as:
Mac & cheese
Ramen
Canned tuna/chicken
Canned soup (Preferred: more complex soups, i.e., not ‘cream of’ or tomato )
Rice
Protein supplements (chia, flax, veg protein, whey)
High quality granola bars
Canned beans

Hygiene and cleaning supplies such as:
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Menstrual products
Shampoo/ Conditioner
Band-Aids
Laundry Detergent (Preferred brands: Seventh Generation, Meyers, Method, Biokleen)
Dish Soap (Preferred brands: Seventh Generation, Ecover, Method, Dr Bronner’s)

ShareShop Donation List:
Empty spray bottles for homemade non-toxic cleaning solutions
Tea Kettles/water heaters
Sewing machine – Fully functional, up to 2 machines total
Power strips
Baking sheets – Multiple sizes, including smaller sizes- Prefer naturally non-stick like Nordic Ware® brand rather than Teflon™-coated
New Twin XL bedding
Reusable water bottles – durable and clean (can be used)
Thermos (portable coffee containers) – durable and clean (can be used)
Small fans for dorm rooms

School supplies (bulk packages are welcome):
Notebooks (look for recycled paper and companies with sustainability/ethical/fair trade commitments if possible)
Folders
Pens
Pencils
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A Roadmap for Creating Impact and Value with ERGs

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: July 16, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Level: Intermediate
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Farzana Nayani, Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training | Lisa Strack, Bank of the West
Cost: Free

Are you looking for direction as to how to guide your resource group’s programming, focus, and involvement during these current times? This session will focus on how to chart the course forward for your resource groups, starting with a self-assessment, understanding key areas for resource groups within companies, and how to demonstrate impact and value for your entire organization.
We will share best practices using various industry examples related to planning for action and accountability, during these current times.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/a-roadmap-for-creating-impact-and-value-with-ergs/

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p37/

Faculty Senate Meeting – June 24, 3:30 p.m.

submitted by walterj@augsburg.edu

The next Faculty Senate meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, June 24th at 3:30pm. All faculty are invited to join to observe the meeting. The Senate simply asks that if you do join, please mute your audio and video upon joining the meeting.

Interested faculty can join the meeting by following the below link at the meeting time, and using the password AugSenate.

Faculty Senate Meeting, 6/24

Changing Password Remotely – Tips to Prevent Computer Lockout

submitted by vachta@augsburg.edu

Faculty and staff using Augsburg owned computers remotely may encounter login issues after updating Augnet passwords remotely because the new password will not be synced with the computer until it returns to the campus network.

You should always change your password from the “Change Password” link on Inside Augsburg. Once you return to campus and log into the computer while connected to the Augsburg WiFi or LAN network, the computer password will update.

However, if your computer does not sync the password before its original expiration date, the computer itself may still prompt you to change your password. We do NOT recommend changing the password if you see this prompt – this password will not sync with Augnet and may result in you being locked out.

To prevent login issues, faculty and staff should consider updating their password on campus before their current password expires.

For more information on updating your password visit http://go.augsburg.edu/pwupdate

Upcoming Virtual Career Services Events

submitted by grayk2@augsburg.edu

The Strommen Career & Internship Center encourages students to take advantage of free virtual career services events this summer. Here are some of our top picks of virtual events happening this week:

– How to Find and Apply for Employment in the Federal Government – Federal Aviation Administration – Tuesday, June 23 @ 12:00PM
– MN CareerForce Interview Skills Workshop – Online – Wednesday, June 24 @ 1:00PM
– FOCUS 2 CAREER: A 30 Minute Tour of the Student Website – Thursday, June 25 @ 1:00PM
– MN CareerForce Education Industry Virtual Career Fair -Monday, June 29 @ 10:30AM

*Please note that many of the events above are external events, but are included in Handshake because they may be of interest to you. Including an event or resource does not indicate University sponsorship or endorsement of that event or resource.*

Visit Handshake to register for events.

A Roadmap for Creating Impact and Value with ERGs

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: July 16, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Level: Intermediate
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Farzana Nayani, Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training | Lisa Strack, Bank of the West
Cost: Free

Are you looking for direction as to how to guide your resource group’s programming, focus, and involvement during these current times? This session will focus on how to chart the course forward for your resource groups, starting with a self-assessment, understanding key areas for resource groups within companies, and how to demonstrate impact and value for your entire organization.
We will share best practices using various industry examples related to planning for action and accountability, during these current times.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/a-roadmap-for-creating-impact-and-value-with-ergs/

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p37/

Volunteer Opportunity: June 26, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 pm.

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

On Friday, June 26, you are invited to join a group of volunteers from Augsburg to help distribute food and supplies from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2730 E. 31st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406, in the heart of the community affected by the unrest following the murder of George Floyd. They have been collecting and distributing food and necessary supplies to community members and are seeking volunteers.

We have reserved 30 spots for Augsburg volunteers. This opportunity is organized by Campus Ministry, Augsburg University Student Ministries and the Muslim Student Association. Plan to meet at the church at 9:30 am. It is a short walk from the Lake Street light rail station. Masks are required and please wear Auggie gear if you are able! Please contact Janice Dames in campus ministry at dames@augsburg.edu for questions.
Sign up here today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1iOU663jkaGyNUoynP_haztQPXuUJR8mIXsPkUQdtckALLg/viewform

http://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry

Augsburg Ice Arena Open for Rentals; Student Workers Assist with Painting

submitted by abounass@augsburg.edu

Updates from the Facilities department include:

-Student workers are assisting with painting in residence halls
-Augsburg ice arena has reopened for rentals
-Current campus operational plans

For more information, follow the link below.

https://inside.augsburg.edu/facilities/2020/06/12/student-workers-painting-residence-hall-units-ice-arena-reopening-for-rentals/

Town Hall | Auggies Speak: 8:46 Crisis In Minneapolis

submitted by bitengob@augsburg.edu

The time for healing is now. Join members of the Augsburg community on Wednesday, June 24 for an intimate discussion about systemic racism and its impact at all levels of society. This live town hall event offers perspectives from students, faculty and alumni panelists who explore the history, present and future of addressing racial injustice. June 24, 2020 02:00 PM

Register in advance for this webinar:

Trauma Awareness and Resilience Training: July 22

submitted by peacocks@augsburg.edu

Online STAR-Lite Training: Learning Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience in a Single Day for Cultural Competence is being partially grant-funded for those who live and/or work in Minneapolis. Augsburg employees can take this training for free (or whatever you wish to donate) thanks to a generous grant from the Engelsma Family Foundation. When you register, choose the “free” option, and when you “Check out” give your Augsburg email so that it is clear that you are affiliated with a Minneapolis institution.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 8:30am – 4:30pm CST
Register here: https://osljul222020.eventbrite.com
Online via Zoom video conference platform
Pay-what-you-can-up-to $40.

STAR-Lite is a single-day, evidence-based training integrating neuropsychology, trauma healing and resilience, restorative justice, nonviolent conflict transformation, and broadly defined spirituality. STAR-Lite is for professionals, paraprofessionals, and laypeople. All are welcome to join us. Space is limited to 60. Optional 6.5 CEs and 5.5 CLEs available for an additional $35 for nurses, teachers, mental health professionals, and attorneys. Please register as soon as possible and at least by 8:30am the day before the training. Sponsored by www.mnpeace.org.

The Study Abroad and Away Office is Open for Virtual Appointments

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Town Hall | Auggies Speak: 8:46 Crisis In Minneapolis

The time for healing is now. Join members of the Augsburg community on Wednesday, June 24 for an intimate discussion about systemic racism and its impact at all levels of society. This live town hall event offers perspectives from students, faculty and alumni panelists who explore the history, present and future of addressing racial injustice.

June 24, 2020 02:00 PM

Register in advance for this webinar.

How to Write a Resume for a Federal Job

submitted by grayk2@augsburg.edu

Join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday, June 23 @ 9:00 a.m. to learn more about how to find and apply for employment in the federal government, how to build a resume, and how to prepare for an interview. This virtual session is free of charge for attendees.

*Please note that the event above is an external event, but is included in Handshake because it may be of interest to you. Including an event or resource does not indicate University sponsorship or endorsement of that event or resource.*

Register for the “Resume Writing Sessions – Federal Aviation Administration” event in Handshake

Follow Student Financial Services on Facebook

submitted by yangdx@augsburg.edu

You can get the latest updates from important financial aid information to upcoming deadlines & reminders. Please follow us at facebook.com/SFSAugsburg.

If you have any questions regarding your financial aid, verification, payments and/or would like to schedule a meeting with a Financial Aid Counselor, please give us a call at 612-330-1046 or email studentfinances@augsburg.edu.

Schedule a Virtual Meeting

Community Volunteer Opportunity: June 26

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

On Friday, June 26, you are invited to join a group of volunteers from Augsburg to help distribute food and supplies from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2730 E. 31st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406, in the heart of the community affected by the unrest following the murder of George Floyd. They have been collecting and distributing food and necessary supplies to community members and are seeking volunteers.
We have reserved 30 spots for Augsburg volunteers. This opportunity is organized by Campus Ministry, Augsburg University Student Ministries and the Muslim Student Association. Plan to meet at the church at 9:30 am. It is a short walk from the Lake Street light rail station. Masks are required and please wear Auggie gear if you are able! Please contact Janice Dames in campus ministry at dames@augsburg.edu for questions.
Sign up here today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1iOU663jkaGyNUoynP_haztQPXuUJR8mIXsPkUQdtckALLg/viewform

http://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry

NECU Interfaith Understanding Conference

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Registration is now open for a virtual Conference on Interfaith Understanding hosted by Luther College (Iowa) for the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities. The conference will be held in two 90-minute sessions, one on July 15th and the other on July 16th. Both sessions will be live from 1:00 pm CDT – 2:30 pm CDT. Program details follow below.
To register for either or both sessions, visit https://luther.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qni3lZRVQHWVObK1GS1JgQ
Upon registration, participants will receive a link to the session(s) and a prompt to add the session(s) to their calendar, as well as a confirmation via email.

The session on July 15th will feature a keynote address by Najeeba Syeed, Associate Professor in Muslim and Interreligious Studies at Chicago Theological Seminary, on “Religiously Fluid in the 21st Century: Higher Education and the Case for Interreligious Education.” Her presentation will be followed by a panel of respondents including Professor Gereon Kopf, Luther College and Fardosa Hassan, Muslim Student Program Associate and Assistant Director of Interfaith at Augsburg.

The session July 16th will feature a presentation on “A Declaration of Inter-Religious Commitment: A Policy Statement of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America” by Kathryn Lohre, Assistant to the Bishop and Executive for Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations & Theological Discernment for the ELCA. Her presentation will be followed by further reflections from a panel on the Declaration and the panel’s responses to Kathryn Lohre’s presentation. The panel includes Professor Wanda Deifelt, Luther College; Ashalul Aden (’20), Luther College; and Professor Jacqueline Bussie, Concordia College (Moorhead, MN)..

Contact Melinda Valverde (melinda.valverde@elca.org) with general questions. Submit technical questions about the registration link to: edisan01@luther.edu.

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Spring Break and Summer 2021 – Study Abroad and Away Courses are Waiting for You

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

—NEW YORK CITY—
Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

—GUATEMALA—
Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)

—MINNESOTA—
Dakota and Ojibwe Spaces of Environmental Activism & Sovereignty – Spring Time 2
AIS 305 (elective) or ANT 295 (elective)
—MEXICO—
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399

—CUBA—

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer

THR 295 (Fine Arts)

—GERMANY—
Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

—ITALY—
Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

—CHINA—
Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

A Roadmap for Creating Impact and Value with ERGs

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: July 16, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Level: Intermediate
Track: D&I Strategy
Presenters: Farzana Nayani, Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training | Lisa Strack, Bank of the West
Cost: Free

Are you looking for direction as to how to guide your resource group’s programming, focus, and involvement during these current times? This session will focus on how to chart the course forward for your resource groups, starting with a self-assessment, understanding key areas for resource groups within companies, and how to demonstrate impact and value for your entire organization.
We will share best practices using various industry examples related to planning for action and accountability, during these current times.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/a-roadmap-for-creating-impact-and-value-with-ergs/

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p37/

“Tech Tune-ups and Tips” at 10 a.m. TOMORROW

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 23 | “Tech Tune-ups & Tips” | 10 am – 11 am, ZOOM

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

Follow Student Financial Services on Facebook

submitted by yangdx@augsburg.edu

You can get the latest updates from important financial aid information to upcoming deadlines & reminders. Please follow us at facebook.com/SFSAugsburg.

If you have any questions regarding your financial aid, verification, and/or payments, please give us a call at 612-330-1046 or email studentfinances@augsburg.edu.

https://www.augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/

Community Volunteer Opportunity: June 26

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

On Friday, June 26, you are invited to join a group of volunteers from Augsburg to help distribute food and supplies from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm (with lunch included) at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 2730 E. 31st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406, in the heart of the community affected by the unrest following the murder of George Floyd. They have been collecting and distributing food and necessary supplies to community members and are seeking volunteers.
We have reserved 30 spots for Augsburg volunteers. This opportunity is organized by Campus Ministry, Augsburg University Student Ministries and the Muslim Student Association. Plan to meet at the church at 9:30 am. It is a short walk from the Lake Street light rail station. Masks are required and please wear Auggie gear if you are able! Please contact Janice Dames in campus ministry at dames@augsburg.edu for questions.
Sign up here today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1iOU663jkaGyNUoynP_haztQPXuUJR8mIXsPkUQdtckALLg/viewform

http://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry

A Prayer for Juneteenth

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Juneteenth is the oldest African American celebration of emancipation from slavery. President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, but news of emancipation moved slowly. Texas was the most remote of the slave states, and the Emancipation Proclamation was not enforced there until two and a half years later, after the Civil War had ended. When the Union army arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865 announcing that all “slaves” were free in accordance with the Emancipation Proclamation that the last slave experienced freedom. The name of the observance is a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth”, the date of its celebration.

Pastor Babette Chatman, University Pastor, offers this prayer in celebration of Juneteenth: https://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry/2020/06/18/a-prayer-for-juneteenth/

http://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry

“Tech Tune-ups and Tips” on Tuesday

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 23 | “Tech Tune-ups & Tips” | 10 am – 11 am, ZOOM

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

“Fellowship Friday” TODAY at 2 p.m.

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. Beginning today, all faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

*If Friday afternoons don’t work with your schedule, but you would still like to participate, reach out to Bridget or Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, and they will contemplate adding other days/times in the future.

Fridays starting June 19 (no session on July 3) | “Fellowship Fridays” | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, ZOOM

ZOOM Information (This doc is only accessible with an Augsburg email address.)

URGO Alumni in Public Health during COVID-19

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

The global pandemic that has swept the world has put a bright spotlight on public health, an important healthcare avenue that directly affects populations across the globe. We spoke with three recent Augsburg graduates pursuing careers in this field, allowing them to shed light on their experiences and the special role public health plays in this crisis.

Read about the exciting futures of Sydney Busch ’18, Chung Lip ’18, and Hamdi Adam ’18!

2020 Augsburg Fulbright Winners

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

URGO is proud to share that we have four Fulbright winners this year!

Winni Godi ’17 has received an ETA Fulbright to Rwanda.
Abdulkadir Sharif ’20 and Eh Soe Dwe ’20 each won an ETA Fulbright to Malaysia.
Natalya Arevalo ’20 was granted an ETA Fulbright to Honduras.

URGO’s history with Fulbright is a long and successful one. In February, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs listed Augsburg University among top 5 producers of Fulbright students at master’s level institution, the sixth time Augsburg was ranked on the list.

The Fulbright program offers recent graduates and graduate students opportunities for research, study, and teaching in more than 140 countries. Since 2007, Augsburg University has had 34 Fulbright students selected for their academic merit and leadership potential.

Read about our most recent Fulbright winners and the exciting work ahead of them!

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p37/

Podcast Ep. 36 – How to Be a Pro Troublemaker: What It Takes to Actually Get People to Change

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Stefanie Krievins (Stefanie Krievins & Co.) explains how to go from being a troublemaker and not getting things done, to being pro troublemaker and how to actually get things done!

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p36/

Virtual Advising for Study Abroad and Away | Plan Ahead for Next Year

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities with Catchafire

submitted by grayk2@augsburg.edu

Did you know volunteering can help advance your career? Volunteering can help you gain experience in your area of interest and meet people in the field. In addition, volunteering gives you the opportunity to practice the skills employers value most in their new college hires. NACE’s Job Outlook survey reports that critical thinking/problem solving, teamwork/collaboration, professionalism/work ethic, and oral/written communications are all essential competencies.
Consider volunteering virtually with Catchafire. Catchafire strengthens the social good sector by matching professionals who want to donate their time with nonprofits who need their skills.
If you need help identifying additional volunteer opportunities this summer, the Strommen Career & Internship Center is here to help! We recommend scheduling an appointment with a career coach in Handshake to talk through your options.

Volunteer with Catchafire

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p37/

Workplace 2020: An Intersection of Diversity and Politics in the midst of the Pandemic, Continued

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Malii Watts Witten (EngageBetween), Tatyana Fertelmeyster (Connecting Differences, LLC) answers questions from listeners that attended our popular webinar Workplace 2020: An Intersection of Diversity and Politics sponsored by AON.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p35/

URGO Alumni in Public Health during COVID-19

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

The global pandemic that has swept the world has put a bright spotlight on public health, an important healthcare avenue that directly affects populations across the globe. We spoke with three recent Augsburg graduates pursuing careers in this field, allowing them to shed light on their experiences and the special role public health plays in this crisis.

Read about the exciting futures of Sydney Busch ’18, Chung Lip ’18, and Hamdi Adam ’18!

2020 Augsburg Fulbright Winners

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

URGO is proud to share that we have four Fulbright winners this year!

Winni Godi ’17 has received an ETA Fulbright to Rwanda.
Abdulkadir Sharif ’20 and Eh Soe Dwe ’20 each won an ETA Fulbright to Malaysia.
Natalya Arevalo ’20 was granted an ETA Fulbright to Honduras.

URGO’s history with Fulbright is a long and successful one. In February, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs listed Augsburg University among top 5 producers of Fulbright students at master’s level institution, the sixth time Augsburg was ranked on the list.

The Fulbright program offers recent graduates and graduate students opportunities for research, study, and teaching in more than 140 countries. Since 2007, Augsburg University has had 34 Fulbright students selected for their academic merit and leadership potential.

Read about our most recent Fulbright winners and the exciting work ahead of them!

“Tech Tune-ups and Tips” Starts Tuesday

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Tech Tune-ups & Tips every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am. Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tuesday, 6/23 at 10–Templates & New Modalities: With all of the changes currently in the works, now might be a good time to think about reworking your Moodle courses to take advantage of some of the new design features available. The first 15-20 minutes will introduce you to some new Moodle template options including a Grid format. The rest of the hour will offer a deeper dive into the new Live and Online Modalities and provide time for Q&A.

Thursday, 6/25 at 10—Instructor/Student Support & New Integrated VoiceThread: The new modalities mean students (and instructors) will need a lot of technical support. The first 15 minutes will review resources that assist instructors, as well as those created specifically for students. The rest of the hour will introduce the new VoiceThread LTI integration in Moodle that allows instructors to assess student completion and comprehension of VoiceThread recordings.

Scheduled and Zoom Information (only accessible with an Augsburg email address)

Fellowship Fridays Starts TOMORROW

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. Beginning Friday, June 19, all faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

*If Friday afternoons don’t work with your schedule, but you would still like to participate, reach out to Bridget or Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, and they will contemplate adding other days/times in the future.

Zoom Link Information (only accessible with an Augsburg email address)

The Study Abroad and Away Office is Open for Virtual Appointments

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Plan Ahead for Study Abroad on Spring Break and Summer 2021

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

—NEW YORK CITY—
Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

—GUATEMALA—
Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)

—MINNESOTA—
Dakota and Ojibwe Spaces of Environmental Activism & Sovereignty – Spring Time 2
AIS 305 (elective) or ANT 295 (elective)
—MEXICO—
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399

—CUBA—

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer

THR 295 (Fine Arts)

—GERMANY—
Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

—ITALY—
Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

—CHINA—
Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

Follow Student Financial Services on Facebook

submitted by yangdx@augsburg.edu

You can get the latest updates from important financial aid information to upcoming deadlines & reminders. Please follow us at facebook.com/SFSAugsburg.

If you have any questions regarding your financial aid, verification, and/or payments, please give us a call at 612-330-1046 or email studentfinances@augsburg.edu.

https://www.augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/

Trauma Awareness and Resilience Training – July 22

submitted by peacocks@augsburg.edu

Online STAR-Lite Training: Learning Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience in a Single Day for Cultural Competence is being partially grant-funded for those who live and/or work in Minneapolis. Augsburg employees can take this training for free (or whatever you wish to donate) thanks to a generous grant from the Engelsma Family Foundation. When you register, choose the “free” option, and when you “Check out” give your Augsburg email so that it is clear that you are affiliated with a Minneapolis institution.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 8:30am – 4:30pm CST
Register here: https://osljul222020.eventbrite.com
Online via Zoom video conference platform
Pay-what-you-can-up-to $40.

STAR-Lite is a single-day, evidence-based training integrating neuropsychology, trauma healing and resilience, restorative justice, nonviolent conflict transformation, and broadly defined spirituality. STAR-Lite is for professionals, paraprofessionals, and laypeople. All are welcome to join us. Space is limited to 60. Optional 6.5 CEs and 5.5 CLEs available for an additional $35 for nurses, teachers, mental health professionals, and attorneys. Please register as soon as possible and at least by 8:30am the day before the training. Sponsored by www.mnpeace.org.

Prayer Service of Lament and Commemoration

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

We invite the Augsburg community to a virtual prayer service led by Augsburg University’s Campus to mark the anniversary of the Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina. It was on June 17, five years ago, when a young white man – who was a member of a church in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – came to the historic black church, Mother Emanuel, sat with church folks in a bible study for an hour, and then began shooting. Rev. Babette Chatman and Rev. Justin Lind-Ayres lead a litany of confession and lament remembering these nine lives lost and the pain and heartache caused by the evils of racism and white supremacy. https://youtu.be/vkRTjFzUeY4

http://www.augsburg.edu/campusministry

“Fellowship Fridays” Start This Week

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. Beginning Friday, June 19, all faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

*If Friday afternoons don’t work with your schedule, but you would still like to participate, reach out to Bridget or Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, and they will contemplate adding other days/times in the future.

Fridays starting June 19 (no session on July 3) | “Fellowship Fridays” | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, ZOOM

ZOOM Information (This doc is only accessible with an Augsburg email address.)

Tech Tune-ups and Tips Start Next Tuesday

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

Come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

URGO Alumni in Public Health during COVID-19

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

The global pandemic that has swept the world has put a bright spotlight on public health, an important healthcare avenue that directly affects populations across the globe. We spoke with three recent Augsburg graduates pursuing careers in this field, allowing them to shed light on their experiences and the special role public health plays in this crisis.

Read about the exciting futures of Sydney Busch ’18, Chung Lip ’18, and Hamdi Adam ’18!

2020 Augsburg Fulbright Winners

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

URGO is proud to share that we have four Fulbright winners this year!

Winni Godi ’17 has received an ETA Fulbright to Rwanda.
Abdulkadir Sharif ’20 and Eh Soe Dwe ’20 each won an ETA Fulbright to Malaysia.
Natalya Arevalo ’20 was granted an ETA Fulbright to Honduras.

URGO’s history with Fulbright is a long and successful one. In February, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs listed Augsburg University among top 5 producers of Fulbright students at master’s level institution, the sixth time Augsburg was ranked on the list.

The Fulbright program offers recent graduates and graduate students opportunities for research, study, and teaching in more than 140 countries. Since 2007, Augsburg University has had 34 Fulbright students selected for their academic merit and leadership potential.

Read about our most recent Fulbright winners and the exciting work ahead of them!

Podcast Ep. 37 – Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Stephen Frost (Frost Included) and Raafi-Karim Alidina (Frost Included) answer questions from listeners that attended our popular topical webinars Responding Inclusively to Coronavirus and Inclusive Leadership in a Virtual World.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p37/

New- Podcast Ep. 36 – How to Be a Pro Troublemaker: What It Takes to Actually Get People to Change

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Stefanie Krievins (Stefanie Krievins & Co.) explains how to go from being a troublemaker and not getting things done, to being pro troublemaker and how to actually get things done!

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p36/

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Plan Ahead for Study Abroad on Spring Break and Summer 2021

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Check out the short-term study abroad programs coming up for Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021. Now is a great time to plan ahead! ALL programs fulfill your AUGSBURG EXPERIENCE requirement, as well as other classes:

—NEW YORK CITY—
Roots to Rap: Islam in America – spring break
HIS 195 (Humanities)

—GUATEMALA—
Faith, Vocation, and Social Change – spring break
RLN 409 (Search for Meaning II) or RLN 480 (Keystone for some majors)

—MINNESOTA—
Dakota and Ojibwe Spaces of Environmental Activism & Sovereignty – Spring Time 2
AIS 305 (elective) or ANT 295 (elective)
—MEXICO—
Spanish Language & Mexican Cultures – summer, multiple SPA course available(Modern Language)

Medical Spanish & Clinical Observership – summer, SPA 218 and SPA399

—CUBA—

Community, Arts, and Culture in Cuba – Summer

THR 295 (Fine Arts)

—GERMANY—
Science and Religion in Germany – Summer
REL 205 (Search for Meaning II) and/or CHM 102 (Lab Science) or SCI 490 (Keystone for Science majors)

—ITALY—
Sustainability and Food Justice in Italy & the US – Summer
HIS 170 (Humanities) or HIS 440 (elective)

—CHINA—
Music Therapy in China – Summer
MUS 374 or 474: Music Therapy Practicum (1 credit)
MUS 511: Music Therapy Practicum (0 credits), or
MUS 582: Transcultural Music Therapy (4 credits), or
MUS 511 and MUS 582 (total 4 credits)

Get more information about these short term programs

TOMORROW – More than Meets the Eye: A New Direction for Conversations on Disability

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: June 18, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Level: Introductory
Track: Social Responsibility
Presenter: Jessie Wusthoff, Clover Health

While many companies understand the need to implement legal components related to disability in the workplace, few are confident in approaching the human side of these conversations on disability.
During this webinar, we will introduce different social models around disability and understand how they show up in daily work life. We’ll focus on creating a safe space to understand how these models impact our personal points of view and begin to explore better ways of framing conversations around disability in the workplace.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/a-new-direction-for-conversations-on-disability/

Prayer Service on June 17

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

We invite the Augsburg community to a virtual prayer service led by Augsburg University’s Campus Wednesday, June 17th, to mark the anniversary of the Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina. It was on June 17, five years ago, when a young white man – who was a member of a church in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – came to the historic black church, Mother Emanuel, sat with church folks in a bible study for an hour, and then began shooting. Rev. Babette Chatman and Rev. Justin Lind-Ayres will lead a litany of confession and lament remembering these nine lives lost and the pain and heartache caused by the evils of racism and white supremacy.
Please watch for a link for the prayer service in Wednesday’s Amail.

Call for Artists in Cedar-Riverside

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

Springboard for the Arts is searching for artists involved in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood and/or People’s Center to create virtual and physically distanced activities that spread joy, relief, solidarity, information and wellness.

Group and individual submissions, if chosen, will receive a small stipend. Artistic activities should be completed withing 60 days of approval.

Learn more at the link:

More Info

Tech Tune-ups and Tips Start Next Week

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 am come Zoom with the E-learning Team as they offer two 60-minute sessions each week on how to maximize your use of Moodle and learning technologies as you get ready for classes this Fall. Each session will open with 15-minutes of “pertinent tips & best practices” about important Moodle features/resources. The final 45 minutes will provide training on a specific learning experience or tool.

Tech Tune-ups & Tips will begin next Tuesday, June 23. Use the link below for more information (the document is only accessible with an Augsburg email address).

Tech Tune-ups & Tips Schedule/Zoom Information

URGO Alumni in Public Health During COVID-19

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

The global pandemic that has swept the world has put a bright spotlight on public health, an important healthcare avenue that directly affects populations across the globe. We spoke with three recent Augsburg graduates pursuing careers in this field, allowing them to shed light on their experiences and the special role public health plays in this crisis.

Read about the exciting futures of Sydney Busch ’18, Chung Lip ’18, and Hamdi Adam ’18!

2020 Augsburg Fulbright Winners

submitted by tengwalm@augsburg.edu

URGO is proud to share that we have four Fulbright winners this year!

Winni Godi ’17 has received an ETA Fulbright to Rwanda.
Abdulkadir Sharif ’20 and Eh Soe Dwe ’20 each won an ETA Fulbright to Malaysia.
Natalya Arevalo ’20 was granted an ETA Fulbright to Honduras.

URGO’s history with Fulbright is a long and successful one. In February, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs listed Augsburg University among top 5 producers of Fulbright students at master’s level institution, the sixth time Augsburg was ranked on the list.

The Fulbright program offers recent graduates and graduate students opportunities for research, study, and teaching in more than 140 countries. Since 2007, Augsburg University has had 34 Fulbright students selected for their academic merit and leadership potential.

Read about our most recent Fulbright winners and the exciting work ahead of them!

Thursday – More than Meets the Eye: A New Direction for Conversations on Disability

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: June 18, 2020 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Level: Introductory
Track: Social Responsibility
Presenter: Jessie Wusthoff, Clover Health

While many companies understand the need to implement legal components related to disability in the workplace, few are confident in approaching the human side of these conversations on disability.
During this webinar, we will introduce different social models around disability and understand how they show up in daily work life. We’ll focus on creating a safe space to understand how these models impact our personal points of view and begin to explore better ways of framing conversations around disability in the workplace.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/a-new-direction-for-conversations-on-disability/

Ep. 35 – An Intersection of Diversity and Politics in the midst of the Pandemic, Continued

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Malii Watts Witten (EngageBetween), Tatyana Fertelmeyster (Connecting Differences, LLC) answers questions from listeners that attended our popular webinar Workplace 2020: An Intersection of Diversity and Politics sponsored by AON.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/articles/p35/

Fellowship Fridays Start this Week: June 19 at 2 p.m.

submitted by maherk@augsburg.edu

CTL is joining Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology Professor and member of Faculty Senate, to bring you Fellowship Fridays support sessions. Beginning Friday, June 19, all faculty members and teaching staff are invited to gather and share their experiences with teaching, learning, and advising in this strange new world. – we’ll trade ideas, advice, highs, lows, successes, and failures – or maybe we’ll just plain old vent. Most importantly, we will attempt to inoculate ourselves against one of the more insidious side effects of this pandemic – isolation. So grab a cup of coffee or tea, or pour a glass of wine, and Zoom in to support your fellow instructors and work through this challenging time together.

*If Friday afternoons don’t work with your schedule, but you would still like to participate, reach out to Bridget or Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, and they will contemplate adding other days/times in the future.

Fridays starting June 19 (no session on July 3) | “Fellowship Fridays” | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, ZOOM

ZOOM Information (This doc is only accessible with an Augsburg email address.)

The Study Abroad and Away Office is Open for Virtual Appointments

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (Study Abroad & Away) is operating remotely and we have appointments available via Zoom. Our staff and peer advisors are here to support you as you plan ahead for the future!

Semester and short-term programs in the US and internationally are available for fall semester and beyond. Short-term courses for spring break and summer 2021 have destinations in the following locations: Guatemala, New York City, Minnesota Tribal Lands, Cuba, Germany, and Italy.

Our advisors are here to help every Auggie – whether you’re just getting started with Study Abroad & Away, or you already have a program chosen. Schedule an appointment here:

https://go.oncehub.com/StudyAbroadAwayAppointments

You can also send us an email: abroad@augsburg.edu, or stop by our website, below.

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away

Register for Globally Focused Online Courses in Summer Session 2

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

Stay connected to the world this summer. Take a Summer–Time 2 online courses in Spanish, History, or Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies with Augsburg CGEE’s instructors in Mexico or Central America.

To access these courses, simply look in Records and Registration under Summer 2020 term and the departments listed below. There is a huge variety, including some specialized courses for upper-level learners! Register for the class as usual.

Register by June 29!

GENDER, SEXUALITY AND WOMEN’S STUDIES
WST 481 Queer History in Latin America

HISTORY
HIS 156: The Crisis in Nicaragua: U.S. Destabilization or a Democratic Movement?
HIS 388: Queer History in Latin America

LANGUAGES AND CROSS-CULTURAL STUDIES
SPA 112: Beginning Spanish II
SPA 218: Spanish for Healthcare Providers
SPA 220: Business Spanish
SPA 224: Spanish for Ministry
SPA 225/325: Spanish for Heritage Speakers I and II
SPA 316: Conversations in Cultural Context
SPA 334: Contemporary Mexican Literature
SPA 335: Contemporary Latin American Women: Texts and Voices
SPA 337: Mexican Civilizations and Cultures

See summer online courses in Records & Registration

Career Services Assistance Available This Summer

submitted by grayk2@augsburg.edu

The Strommen Career & Internship Center is in operation all summer and is pleased to offer virtual career coaching appointments, workshops, and virtual career fairs. Extensive online resources are available on our Strommen Community Moodle Site. Students are encouraged to visit Handshake to make appointments and register for events.

Visit Handshake to make appointments and register for events.