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Join us on Monday, April 5, for a conversation with disability advocate and activist Claudia Fuglie.
Auggie Connect is open to Augsburg students with disabilities and meets every Monday from 3:30-4:30 pm in a Zoom space to connect, support one another and find community.
Zoom Meeting ID: 999 0654 4396
Auggie Connect Zoom Meeting
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April 7th, 4-6pm
Pre-registration is required: https://augsburg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwuce6orDgsGdFOtRr0mYkMB5rx_YDrkbtn
This co-sponsored by Student Day Government (ADSG) and Batalden Applied Ethics Program panel event will feature David Stovall (Professor of Criminology, Law and Justice at the University of Illinois, Chicago) and Augsburg undergraduate student panelists, Reuben Kitto Stately (’22) and Taiwana Shambley (‘21).
Funding for this public event is generously provided by Paul ’63 and LaVonne (Olson) Batalden ’63, and Stephen ’67 and Sandra Batalden.
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Augsburg Asian Student Association (AASA), Hmong Women Together (HWT), and Pan Asian Student Services(PASS) recognizes that anti-AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islanders) prejudice is only one form of systematic racism that continues to spread in our nation. Together, we appreciate the outpour of outreach and attention from Administration, peers and allies in support of the recent events in Georgia last week and our daily lived experiences.
We hope that there will be work in solidarity from Augsburg to take a stand against the structures that perpetuate and fuel discrimination for all BIPOC and specifically recently more heightened assaults on Pan-Asians in our communities, and to identify actionable ways to address this and all forms of prejudice, stigmatization, and racism.
We hereby recommend for you to join us in the following spaces at Augsburg to continue these conversations and to help us come together in community:
-Join us next week for our #stopasianhate Virtual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:30pm- RSVP on the Auggie Life page: https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/7026755
-Save the date and participate in AASA’s Pan Asian Week (PAW) on March 29-April 2, 2021- https://fb.me/e/cXbghe8sq
-For BIPOC Faculty, Staff and Students, consider joining Augsburg for a discussion on Thursday April 1, 2021 from 10:30am-11:30am, holding a space via Zoom that will be centered around BIPOC students, staff, and faculty gathering in discussion to process current events regarding racial violence in the United States, including but not limited to the Derek Chauvin trail in Minneapolis and the shootings in Atlanta that targeted Asian American communities. RSVP on the Auggie Life page –https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/7015191
-Consider attending the following conference to learn more about these AAPI issues at the 2021 APAHE national summit on April 15, 2021–http://www.apahenational.org
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The Center for Wellness and Counseling (CWC) will be offering for the the last time this semester, a psycho-educational group for Augsburg students starting Wednesday, April 7th via zoom from 4:30 – 6 pm. The group facilitated by CWC counselor Josh Kent will identify and help students learn about the role of emotions in our lives and skills for working with them. If you are interested in the group or learning more contact Josh at firstname.lastname@example.org
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When: April 15, 2021 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Track: Social Responsibility
Presenters: Dr. Daniel Cantor Yalowitz, DCY Consulting | Tatyana Fertelmeyster, Connecting Differences, LLC
When anyone is confronted by any form of aggression, whether verbal, physical, social, or economic, it is natural to feel fear, doubt, and paralysis. This is important in assessing critical next steps if we happen to be a bystander. We must also look at our own fears and triggers as they, too, play a role in how we may react or respond to any potential conflict or confrontation.
During this webinar participants will consider some very important questions as they devise their own ways of responding to triggering situations. How does privilege impact decisions to engage in conflict and whether/how to respond? When is allyship an act of support, and when is it not? Who gets to decide? How do we deal with our own emotional responses to aggression and confrontation? How can one become an effective ally in a virtual work world and how does this differ from an in-person workplace?
Know how to decide when to intervene as an active bystander
Identify and manage their personal emotional triggers
Utilize practical tools to engage in building allyship for safety in their workplace
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When: May 6, 2021 11:00 am – 12:30 pm CST
Where: Online/Video Conference
Cost: $30 Suggested Donation
Track: Critical Employment Practices
Presenters: Megan Hughes Johnson, Interfaith Youth Core | Jenan Mohajir, Interfaith Youth Core
Religious diversity is an incredibly important part of American public life. Controversies regarding religion and business are regularly in both the press and the courts and more Americans say that they encounter religious diversity at work than in any other sphere of their life (PRRI, 2019). However, religion is often left out of the corporate diversity conversation. Diverse identities and perspectives on a team can lead to greater outcomes or can lead to misunderstanding and conflict. It is only when diverse identities are engaged, and team members have opportunities to intentionally learn about one another, that the potential strength of workplace diversity is unlocked. Developing a company culture that proactively engages religious diversity can open doors to greater employee productivity, enhanced client satisfaction, and even new business prospects. Join IFYC to explore why engaging religion matters in the workplace, workshop challenging scenarios, and identify your interfaith skillset.
Learn why engaging religious diversity matters in the workplace
Understand and apply interfaith frameworks to common tensions in the workplace related to religious identity and diversity
Identify concrete skills to engage religious diversity and enhance workplace culture
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Campus Ministry invites you to chapel during Holy Week in Hoversten Chapel or on Zoom this morning at 11:30 am for a Maundy Thursday Communion Service with a homily by University Pastor Babette Chatman.
The bulletin for today is available online.
Maundy Thursday Bulletin
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Join the Sabo Center for our 3rd installment of Social Change Virtual Dialogue Series on Thursday, April 1st from 4:30pm-5:45pm. We will be joined by 3 artists and activists (Art and Design Professor Leon Wang, Theatre Professor Beliza Torres-Narvaez and musician Taylor Seaberg) will talk about the intersection where art and activism meet. We will discuss how art influences social change as well as hear about the work the artists and activists are doing in their communities, and students will have the change to engage with our guests on the topic. Guest panelists:
Check out the speakers’ bios here! (https://docs.google.com/document/d/12K6oEAaH3dNRC0SI5f7bl139qqNqQsSOaJS5wwD-3eU/edit)
This event will be via Zoom.
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Juniors, graduating seniors, and alums hear from Fulbright employees about the Fulbright US Student Program. In this program, you can teach English, study and/or do research in one of 130 countries, paid for by Fulbright. Learn from the experts about the program and application process.
This virtual session is April 19th at 3:00 pm.
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Augsburg celebrates the creativity and scholarship of undergraduate students with its annual Zyzzogeton festival. The festival falls at the end of each academic year and is a culmination of achievement featuring work across departments.
This year Zyzzogeton will be held virtually, with student posters available for viewing online and live Q & A sessions. Please join us on Tuesday, April 13, 3 – 4:30pm at https://symposium.foragerone.com/zyzzogeton2021.
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