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Augsburg Wellbeing is again offering the Retirewise program to faculty and staff. Spouses and partners are also welcome to attend. Retirewise is a financial and retirement education program presented by MetLife and is coordinated by our benefits broker, NFP.
This program has been well received in the past, so we encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in this complimentary, practical and straightforward workshop series. It doesn’t matter how much or how little planning you’ve done, or if your retirement is many years away, you’ll find the Retirewise workshops worthwhile.
Each Retirewise session has different topics that build on each other.
Building the Foundation
Creating & Managing Wealth
Establishing Your Retirement Income Stream
Making the Most of What You Have
With Retirewise, you’ll be on your way to making smarter financial decisions and creating an action plan that works for you.
Virtual Workshop Details:
Session 1: Thursday, October 01, 2020
Session 2: Thursday, October 08, 2020
Session 3: Thursday, October 15, 2020
Session 4: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CST
For more detailed information about this virtual workshop series, and to register for the event, follow the link below. Webinar instructions will be provided in confirmation and reminder emails. If asked for company name, enter Augsburg University.
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Please join us in Hoversten Chapel or by live streaming for chapel today at 11:30 am. Pastor Justin Lind-Ayres is preaching on “With Boldness, We Bear Witness.” We can welcome up to 25 people in the chapel space due to Covid-19 restrictions. Chapel is live streamed via Zoom https://augsburg.zoom.us/j/95460363994?pwd=S1lSdks0T1cvcm96ZDNTRTlmYndUUT09. Chapel services are also available on the Campus Ministry YouTube channel. To find the link for chapel videos, please visit the Campus Ministry calendar. The bulletin for today is available online. http://web.augsburg.edu/campusministry/Daily_Chapel_Bulletins/2020-21_Bulletins/2020-09-22_Chapel_bulletin.pdf
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As a member of the Institute of International Education, Augsburg University has been invited to nominate up to 5 students for consideration for the Western Union Foundation Grant which will deliver support to up to 25 students in need, each recipient receiving USD $10,000.
Priority will be given to refugees, migrants, immigrants, and displaced persons.
Eligibility requirements include:
* Must be a student with international citizenship currently enrolled in the 2020 academic year and already residing in the USA. (Visa status information is NOT collected as a part of the nomination/award process.)
* Must be able to demonstrate a severe disruption to their ability to pay for expenses (tuition & fees, health insurance, housing).
If you are eligible for this grant and would like to be nominated by Augsburg University, please fill in the form below by September 27, 2020.
Any questions can be directed to Bettine at firstname.lastname@example.org
Western Union Foundation Grant | Augsburg University Nomination Application
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When: October 29, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Online/Video Conference
Presenters: Jim Morris, White Men as Full Diversity Partners/FDP Global | Bill Proudman, White Men as Full Diversity Partners/FDP Global | Howard Ross, Udarta Consulting
We are experiencing amplified division and chaos around concepts central to diversity, equity and inclusion: Anti-racism and white privilege are becoming increasingly politicized, especially as the US prepares itself for the upcoming Presidential election.
How does this resistance show up in your workplace and in your DEI initiatives? How do we continue to bridge divides that seem to be increasingly polarized? And, how will you prepare your workplace for the aftermath of the election, whatever the outcome?
Together, with White Men as Full Diversity Partners’ Bill Proudman and Jim Morris, with guest Howard Ross, we will explore these questions and the unique challenges facing workplaces in the US right now.
-Learn what fear and resistance sound like and reveal in the workplace
-Be clear on why DEI work matters, especially right now
-Build up your resolve and your internal change agents
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A virtual town hall for parents and families of Augsburg students is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Click here to join the webinar
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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).
October 1, 1-2 p.m.
October 8, noon-1:00 p.m.
All Hands page
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Wednesday, September 30th
You’ve probably spent time learning how to interview – the importance of a good handshake, sending thank you cards, maintaining eye contact… but how do those things translate to a virtual interview? What do you do when your audio doesn’t sync up or you suddenly run out of battery? Join Katapult Network for a discussion on virtual interviews to learn how to handle technical difficulties and what are considered the “professional norms” for video interviewing. We’ll finish with a Q&A, so come prepared with any questions you have!
Open to all!
Register in Handshake for Virtual Link
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2020 Christensen Symposium – Moral Leadership in Turbulent Times
Date: Thursday, October 01, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
Format: Zoom Webinar – to register see 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.
Note: This session will be recorded. If you would like to be alerted as soon as the video is available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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