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Teaching and Learning

Mark Your Calendars for a Tech Tune-up Debrief Session

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Thursday, October 1 | Tech Tune-up Debrief Session | 3 pm – 4:00 pm

The E-Learning team invites you to share what you have been experiencing at the start of this extraordinary semester:
*What is working well for you and what have you discovered that you are excited about?
*What have you encountered that you didn’t anticipate and how are you dealing with this?
*What questions do you need answered? (If we can’t supply the answer during the hour we will note your question(s) and get back to you individually)
*What would you like to get more training on?

It looks like this virus isn’t going away any time soon, so please help us learn how we can better equip you to teach effectively in the remote classroom.

Tech Tune-up Debrief Session (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

Recent AAC Approvals

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Last week AAC approved a Social Work proposal to eliminate two courses from their major: SWK 230 Global Peace and Social Development and SWK 240 Intergroup Dialogue.

The committee also approved a proposal from Sociology to change the name of SOC 266 from “Sociology of Sexualities” to “Sociology of Love, Intimacy, and Sexuality”.

Look to for links to AAC meeting minutes and further information about the committee.

Approvals are regularly tracked in the spreadsheet linked below. If you have questions about AAC, you can contact Kerri Maher.

AAC Approvals Tracking Summary (can be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

General Announcements

Hiring Interns for Summer 2021 – U.S. Bank

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U.S. Bank is recruiting interns for summer 2021, as well as hiring for full-time entry level careers. Don’t miss the deadline date to apply! October 1st, 2020

U.S. Bank will hire around 100 interns this coming summer. All summer undergraduate opportunities are posted on Handshake – (they hire multiple interns for each position, to work in various departments)

Prior to applying we encourage students to visit our Resume Review Drop-In Hours:
Tuesday – Friday – 11:00-4:00 p.m
Zoom Link:

After applying you will be notified by a U.S. Bank recruiter if you are selected to move ahead in the interviewing process. Interviews will be held on October 6th.

Hint: Register and attend the Fall Internship & Recruiting Fair on Friday, September 25th! U.S. Bank is one of the employers attending the fair and it is a great opportunity for you to introduce yourself and let them know you are applying.

Questions- email

Strommen Career & Internship Services

U.S. Bank Internships

Anti-Racism Trainings and Resources

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Look to regularly for opportunities to take part in local events, online webinars and forums, and more. There are also suggested readings, podcasts, videos, and courses. This page continues to be updated on a daily basis. So check back often.

Justice for George Floyd Initiatives

Student Success Hub- Now Open

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Advising Questions?

Visit the Student Success Hub located in the Strommen office to talk directly to a person and not through a computer screen.

Staff at the Student Success Hub will help answer questions about Academic Advising, TRIO, and Career Services. And if we don’t know the answer we will help figure it out.

Drop-in Hours are Monday- Friday 9 am – 4 pm. These appointments are 10-15 minutes long.

CLASS Resources for Faculty

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CLASS is here to support you with questions/concerns that arise related to access and accommodations in your courses. We want to ensure that students have equal access while maintaining all the core elements of your curriculum. Contact the Disability Specialist listed on the accommodation notification email or

Find our updated accommodated testing information at our website: For Faculty – Test-Taking Services,

CLASS is grateful for the strong partnerships we have with Augsburg faculty and staff. Thank you for all your work in providing access to all our students.

CLASS Website – Additional Resources for Faculty

Top 3 Things Students Need to Know This Week

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It’s Homecoming week! View a list of fun activities you can take part in this week:

Augsburg launches Augsburg Bold, a set of unique programming and responses to the current environment. Our speaker-series kicks off this Wednesday with “The Summer of Resistance By Black Youth” presented by Olivia House ‘20. Learn more:

Feeling Sick? Or, worried about COVID-19 exposure? Students should report their status by filling out the self-reporting form:

Event Announcements

This Friday: Attend the Fall Internship and Career Fair

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Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors are invited to attend the virtual Minnesota Private Colleges Fall Internship & Career Fair on Friday, September 25th. Cost is FREE!

Why Should You Attend?
By attending the Job Fair, you will have the opportunity to network with 30+ Minnesota, regional, and national companies. Many are hiring NOW for summer 2021 internships and full-time careers spring 2021.

Employers will be hiring in all areas of business, including; consulting, banking, finance, actuarial science, stats/data science, technology, business analysis, management and leadership training/development, and project management.

Registration Process:
*Step #1 – Register on Handshake
*Step #2 – Register on the virtual fair platform “Brazen” (link provided after you register on Handshake)

Register & Learn More

2020 Christensen Symposium – Oct. 1

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2020 Christensen Symposium
Date: Thursday, October 01, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
Format: Zoom Webinar – to register see meeting Zoom webinar link below

The Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium will feature the Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr. In his position as the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, Rev. Dr. Franklin challenges students to explore the concept of moral leadership in the 21st century in different cultures and contexts in the United States and around the world.

Dr. Franklin’s most recent book, Moral Leadership: Integrity, Courage, Imagination (2020), will be the focus of his October 1st presentation. Dr. Franklin proposes a model for moral leadership anchored in intellectual and ethical integrity, a vision of and commitment to the public good, and personal investment in transformative community. He shares ways in which we can discover and foster those qualities in ourselves.

The Symposium will feature a 45-minute presentation by Dr. Franklin followed by Q & A. This is a free event, open to students, staff and faculty. Registration required at webinar link provided. After registering, participants will receive a link to connect to the event.

Zoom Webinar Link

Augsburg Homecoming 2020

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Who’s ready for Augsburg’s 2020 Homecoming week? Here are some events to look out for:

-Cider and Canvas on September 21st
-Create your own Pop Socket on September 22nd
-Drag/Lip Sync Showdown on September 24th
-Movie Night Showing of “Queen and Slim” on September 25th
-Homecoming Royalty Coronation Ceremony on September 26th

See the Campus Life Facebook Page for more information!

Get to know Exercise Science Club

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This is a get to know the Exercise Science Club to see if this is something you would like to join! The purpose of the Augsburg Exercise Science Club to encourage a lifestyle of exercise for those in the Augsburg community. This club aspires to embolden the Augsburg community with aspects of health, exercise science, and fitness for the purpose of facilitating participation and promoting a healthy active lifestyle with the intention to inspire activity. We will be discussing and hosting events monthly which may include yoga, zumba, health/sport related documentaries, a pasta night, disc golfing and yard games in which prizes will be held out. All events are free but require that you join the club! Feel free to pop in any time between 5-7pm tonight. If you are interested in participating in the club please contact Brooke at or request to join the club on Auggie Life. We look forward to you joining us!

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Fall Check-In Sessions for Faculty and Staff TOMORROW and in October

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Join Rebecca John, vice president of operations, and other panelists to check in on our progress during this fall semester, ask questions, and share lessons you’ve learned in the course of your work. Register for a Zoom session on the All Hands Page (login required).

Sept. 22, noon-1 p.m.
October 1, 1-2 p.m.
October 8, noon-1:00 p.m.

All Hands page

First Augsburg Bold Speakers Scheduled

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Augsburg Bold underscores our connections in the community for addressing the most pressing issues of our time. Augsburg’s quad has been set up as a physically-distanced outdoor seminar room, and we are pleased to announce the first in a series of distinguished speakers. In-person attendance is reserved for Augsburg students and limited to 60; all speakers will be available to stream via Zoom.

Details on the first speakers scheduled are now available on the Augsburg Bold site. Next week will feature Olivia House ’20 on “The Summer of Resistance By Black Youth” and Assistant Professor Katie Clark on “Being Bold: Caring while in Solidarity.”

There are more to come—including some surprises!

In addition to the speaker series, Augsburg Bold will also include opportunities for students to learn about important topics in our community through experiences off campus—all designed following COVID-19 mitigation practices—and to participate in Homecoming 2020 celebrations on campus.

Learn more and sign up to attend in person or via Zoom at the Augsburg Bold site.

Augsburg Bold

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