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This year, the Staff Senate will host a virtual Staff Appreciation Event on May 10. We are celebrating Augsburg staff in several ways:
– We are now accepting nominations to honor outstanding staff and outstanding newcomers at Augsburg. Here is a link to the nomination form: https://forms.gle/Lg8T2b6B5WLeiDZz8
– Nominations for the Outstanding Staff and Newcomer Awards will be accepted through April 9th. Nominations are welcomed from any current member of the campus community – staff, faculty, or students.
– We are also inviting Augsburg staff to tell us: what are you proud of this year? Did you pick up a new hobby, accomplish a difficult task, or just make it through a challenging year? Share your story with the Augsburg community by filming a short (less than 1 minute) video that will be featured during the Staff Appreciation Event. Videos can be submitted through this link: https://forms.gle/Ha5vZM36kx1dNQp37
The Staff Appreciation Program is intended to recognize staff members who have made an important contribution to the campus community over the past year. Recipients of the Outstanding Staff Award provide exceptional service to others, work collaboratively across divisions or departments, demonstrate a clear commitment to equity and inclusion, and enhance the objectives of their department and the mission of Augsburg University through creativity, innovation, and hard work.
The Newcomer Award recognizes a staff person who has made a significant impact on campus life in a short amount of time. Staff who have been at Augsburg for two years or less (as of March 1, 2021) are eligible to receive this award.
Staff Senate will award five Outstanding Staff awards and one Newcomer award during the virtual event on May 10.
Visit the Staff Senate web page for additional information: https://inside.augsburg.edu/staffsenate/staff-appreciation/
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April 7th, 4-6pm
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: https://augsburg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwuce6orDgsGdFOtRr0mYkMB5rx_YDrkbtn
This co-sponsored [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 Terrence Shambley, Jr. (‘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 University Dining Services is looking for feedback on your dining experience this year. Please complete the following survey to help us make your experience the very best. By completing the survey you have the option to be entered into a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card. Thank you for your participation.
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Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.
Academic Skills & Tutoring Information
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The Echo is hiring for the next school year! If you are looking for a welcoming and supporting environment to be in while gaining experience in writing, editing, amplifying student voices, and keeping our community informed – this is the place for you!
Available positions are:
Arts & Culture Editor
For more information on position duties, check out our most recent posts on our Instagram page: @augsburg_echo
Interested individuals should send in a resume and a cover letter (or two page writing sample.) to firstname.lastname@example.org before April 10th.
Thank you for your interest!
Zully Sosa, executive editor