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Auggie Connect is open to Augsburg students with disabilities. Join Augsburg alum, Zsolt Vincze, and CLASS staff, Cassie Charles, as we host a Zoom space to connect, support one another and find community. Auggie Connect will be available Mondays from 3:30-4:30 pm. Please contact email@example.com for any accommodations needed to participate.
*Please note we won’t be meeting March 15.
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 999 0654 4396
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Next week’s World Wednesday includes a Partner highlight – come learn all about DIS Abroad in Denmark and Sweden
Join staff and student voices from Copenhagen, Stockholm, and the U.S for an info session on Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m.. They’ll share things you should be thinking about as you shape your study abroad future, and you have the opportunity to ask questions.
Check out all our World Wednesdays sessions including recordings of past sessions at our blog or follow us on Instagram @global_auggies for updates.
Register for the Zoom info session here:
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The 2021 Forum on Workplace Inclusion conference will be a virtual experience. Augsburg faculty and staff are eligible to receive a 70% discount off the registration fee!
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On behalf of the Kente Summit Planning Committee, registration for the 2020-21 10th Annual Kente Summit for Collegiate Black Men is now open. This event will center on finding, celebrating and sustaining wellness and joy as Black men in 2021 after a challenging 2020 and will feature a special keynote address, Brotherhood Talking Circles, and interactive workshop. The Brotherhood Talking Circles portion of the event is limited to only students and facilitators.
10th Annual Kente Summit for Collegiate Black Men
Saturday, March 6
Registration is free.
This virtual event will take place over Zoom, and a link will be sent to those who register.
Register online here: https://forms.gle/BnD9a8eK2w2KwTKu5
The Kente Summit is for undergraduate Black men who attend Colleges and Universities in Minnesota. Staff and Faculty are encouraged to attend with their students. All who attend – students, staff, and faculty – are asked to register.
Registration closes on Thursday, March 4.
Please share this information with others who may be interested.
The Kente Summit is an outstanding opportunity for collegiate Black men. The objective is to assemble male undergraduate students of African descent in order to build community across campuses, identities, experiences, and commonly faced issues while honoring identity, intersectionality, inclusion, and intentionality – the four cornerstones of the Kente Summit.
Our hope is that this event will provide a supportive space for participants to build community and strategies for success together.
Please contact Sedric McClure (email@example.com), Brad Pulles (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Carlos Sneed (email@example.com) with any questions.
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The Pan-Afrikan Center and the Women’s Center are partnering for Women’s History Month 2021
The host of the podcast Other Words for Whxre Mia, will present a live podcast recording for students, faculty, and staff. Mia discusses the whitewashing of the porn industry, how sex work has pivoted during the times of COVID-19 and how police brutality impacts sex workers.
Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 in the Chapel from 6:30pm -7:30pm
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This week’s World Wednesday will be all about celebrating International Women’s Day and the Augsburg CGEE Study Centers in Latin America!
In this special event, you’ll hear from two Global Faculty members who teach Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies courses at our Study Centers in Central America and Mexico. Learn about what IWD looks like in Latin America, and how you can study abroad in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Mexico. Presenters include Fernanda Sota and Antonio Ortega.
Event takes place at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10th, on zoom.
See full details, zoom link and schedule at our blog or follow us on Instagram @global_auggies for updates.
Find the updated zoom link at our blog
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You are invited to join us in Hoversten Chapel to hold silence at 10:40 am for 8 minutes and 46 seconds as we remember George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and our call for racial justice in God’s world. Pastoral presence is available in Hoversten Chapel for support and prayer. Pastor Babette Chatman will be available in the chapel at 10:40 – 11:00 am.
If you would like to watch any recorded chapel services, please visit the Augsburg Campus Ministry YouTube channel.
Campus Ministry YouTube channel
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Campus Ministry invites students to participate in an Alternative Spring Break experience March 15-19, 2021, offering the students an opportunity to look deeper at justice issues in the Twin Cities and surrounding area and engage in meaningful, relationship-centered volunteer work.
The justice issues will be examined through several experiences in the Twin Cities and reflection and sharing in order for participants to process their experience communally and individually. These experiences include:
Onsite work with Health Commons at Central Lutheran Church and in the Cedar Riverside clinic.
A presentation and activities by the University of MN Mapping Prejudice project, exploring housing inequity due to racial disparities.
A presentation and activities by the Lutheran Social Service of MN (LSS-MN) Advocacy team, providing practical and current information on ways to be advocates.
Activities are subject to change due to COVID-19 protocols.
For volunteer opportunities, students will partner with LSS-MN at Supported Living Homes (SLH), known as ‘group homes.’ SLH provides a family home setting to no more than 4 community members living with differing abilities.
Students will serve in small groups at several homes. Activities may include yard work, building maintenance, meal prep, and social activities alongside those who live in the home. Volunteer work will focus on the relational aspect of volunteering, rather than the actual jobs accomplished. Volunteer activities are designed to help volunteers and residents see one another as individuals rather than ‘other.’
This ASB has been approved to count as an Augsburg Experience. Please indicate on the registration form if you would like that option.
Cost: $25, including the required book & lunch each of the 5 days. Please fill out the registration form & turn in your fee to Janice Dames in the Campus Ministry office.
Contact Pastoral Intern, Jenn Luong. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Correction: This event was yesterday.