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TOMORROW: Google Drive Basics Workshop

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The E-Learning team is hosting a Google Drive Basic and Advanced Workshop to help you understand and adapt to this new modality and find ways to incorporate it into your pedagogy! The Basic Workshop will be held on the 27th of October from 3 pm – 4 pm, and the Advanced Workshop will be held on the 4th of November from 3 pm – 4 pm.

Basic Workshop: Tuesday, October 27, 3 pm – 4 pm

Advanced Workshop: Wednesday, November 4, 3 pm – 4 pm

Google Drive Workshop Zoom Information (can only be viewed with an Augsburg email address)

2021-2022 Off-campus Course Proposals

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CGEE is accepting proposals for off-campus undergraduate courses* offered in fall 2021, winter break (Dec.2020- Jan.2021), and spring break 2021. Planning for these programs will include COVID-19 considerations. Due to COVID-19-related program postponements in 2020/2021, we are NOT accepting Summer 2022 off-campus course proposals.

Proposal Deadline: November 1

*Any course with an off-campus, overnight experience must submit a program proposal.

Graduate and Nursing program chairs/directors: Please contact Peggy Johnson ( to discuss your off-campus course plans and proposals for 2021-2022.

Start an undergraduate off-campus course proposal

General Announcements

Virtual Table – College Nannies and Tutors – Tomorrow

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On Tuesday, October 27th representatives from College Nannies and Tutors will host a virtual tabling event for Auggies!

Just click on the zoom link below anytime between 11:00 am-3:00 pm to learn more and ask questions. They have flexible part-time and full-time paid opportunities.
All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

If you are interested in working with children, College Nannies and Tutors is a perfect fit.

Virtual link for a quick chat with a recruiter

Last Chance to Tell Us About Your Course Experiences

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The Technology Enhanced Learning Committee has prepared a survey aimed at understanding the student experience this fall. We know you’ve been getting a lot of surveys lately. This short survey is your chance to tell us about the course formats and what your experiences have been like this semester. Hopefully we can use the information you provide to plan for the future.

Please take a moment to let us know what you think.

Take the TEL Survey

Scholarship Announcement – Fall 2020

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Augsburg’s Education Department is pleased to announce multiple funding opportunities for licensure-track students of Color and Indigenous students. We were fortunate to receive a generous grant from the Minnesota Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER).

Only students who are juniors, seniors, or MAT status may apply. The grant will cover only courses that lead to licensure. Undergraduate and graduate students are required to apply each semester for a one or two credit tuition award. Student teaching grants are offered for students only one-time.

Undergraduate students:
The grant will cover 1 credit per semester at a cost of $1,228 for undergraduate students.
Graduate students:
The grant will cover 2 credits per semester at a cost of $509 per credit for a total of $1018.
Stipend for student teachers:
The grant will cover a one-time living award up to $1,500
Students who are interested must complete the grant application to receive fall 2020 tuition assistance.

Tuition reimbursement application:

Student teaching stipend application:

Please share this information with students who may qualify to receive this grant and the last day to apply is 11/ 20/2020 for the fall semester.
Please reach out to Hana Salad if you have any questions at

Event Announcements

Focused Conversation on Residence and Student Life: Wednesday

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What We’ve Learned in Residence and Student Life
Wednesday, October 28
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Join Sarah Griesse, dean of students; Mike Grewe, assistant dean of students and director of campus life; and Hli Vang, assistant dean of students and director of Pan-Asian student services; for a discussion about what we’ve learned this semester about residence life and student life during a pandemic.

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link, visit the All Hands page (log in required)

All Hands Page

Thursday: Race, Politics, and the Workplace

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When: October 29, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Online/Video Conference
Presenters: Candi Castleberry Singleton, Twitter  |  Bill Proudman, White Men as Full Diversity Partners/FDP Global  |  Howard Ross, Udarta Consulting  |  Regina Speed-Bost, SB Law, PLLC  |  Sandra S. Yamate, Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP)

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.

Learning Outcomes
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

Friday is the Government and Nonprofit Career Fair

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The 2020 Government & Nonprofit Career Fair has gone virtual! The Minnesota Colleges and Universities Career Services Association is excited to partner with Premier Virtual to host the 2020 career fair on Friday, October 30.

This fair is open to all students and alumni! Organizations are looking to fill internships and full-time entry level openings. Free to participate! Over 30 organizations are registered.

Registration Process:
1) Register in Handshake
2) Register on Premier Virtual Platform -you will receive link after you register on Handshake.

Attendees are required to upload a resume on Premier Virtual platform prior to registering.

View Participating Employers:

Please direct questions to

Learn more and register

Register for the Free Virtual StepUP Gala on November 7

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Join StepUP students, families, and friends on Saturday, November 7 from 5-6 p.m. for our 2020 virtual “Rise Up” Gala. This year, we’ll gather virtually to celebrate StepUP students, alumni, and raise money for the program. Registration is FREE–click here to register:

Please contact Martha Truax at 651-261-9646 or with any questions.

2020 StepUP Gala Registration

Upcoming NSF Virtual Grants Conference

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Join the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the very first NSF Virtual Grants Conference, to be held during the weeks of November 16 and November 30, 2020.

This event is designed to give new faculty, researchers and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF staff will be providing up-to-date information about the proposal and award process, specific funding opportunities and answering attendee questions.

Registration will be free of charge and opens on Thursday, October 29 at 11 a.m. Central. Each conference session will have its own Zoom registration page. Please sign up only for sessions that you are able to attend. For those who cannot attend the live conference, all recorded conference sessions will be available on-demand shortly after the event. We anticipate the sessions will reach capacity very quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as possible. We will send an email reminder to our listserv on Wednesday, October 28.

To receive the link to register, visit and click “Get Notified.”

TODAY Auggie Connect

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It can be difficult to connect with one another right now but it doesn’t have to be impossible! Auggie Connect is open to Augsburg students with disabilities. Join student Zsolt Vincze and CLASS staff Cassie Charles as we host a Zoom space to connect, support one another and find community. Auggie Connect is available every Monday from 3:30-4:30 pm.
If you need a disability accommodation to participate email

We hope to see you today!
Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 981 8852 9961
Passcode: 062277

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Auggie Love Your Melon Hats for Sale

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Cold weather and snow are officially here, stay warm with your own Auggie LYM hat!
The women’s hockey team has partnered with Love Your Melon and is selling hats with the Auggie logo as a fundraiser. Purchasing a hat supports the women’s hockey team and the LYM foundation. Beanie hats are $35 and pom hats are $45. Purchase your hat today!

You can pay with cash, check or card. We are also able to ship hats for a $5 shipping fee per hat.

Contact with any questions or to purchase a hat.

LYM Beanie & Pom