Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Building Access Update

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As we approach the start of the fall semester, there will be some changes to building access to help facilitate a transition back to campus and in-person instruction. The changes to building access began on 8/25 – please read below to see how building access will be changing.

The following buildings will be open to the public from 7 am – 7 pm and will be accessible by fob from 7 pm – 10 pm:
– Lindell Library (hours will vary based on when the Library is open)
– Sverdrup
– Memorial
– Science
– Old Main
– Christensen Center
– Oren Gateway Center
– Anderson Lower Level

The following buildings will remain on fob access only from 7 am – 10 pm (with the exception of scheduled events):
– Hagfors Center
– Foss Center
– Anderson Music Hall
– Kennedy Center/Si-Melby
– Ice Arena

Please email with any questions.

Teaching and Learning

Become a Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Fellow– Apply by September 5

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The Center for Teaching and Learning at Augsburg is seeking TWO faculty members to join the CTL Fellows program for a 2-year term (Sep 2021-Aug 2023). The group of six CTL fellows work closely with the Director of CTL, Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, to plan, coordinate, and sometimes even host the teaching and learning programming offered to Augsburg faculty throughout the year. Each fellow receives a stipend of $500 per year as well as an additional $1000 in travel funds per year to attend additional teaching and learning focused conferences and bring ideas and information back to CTL.

The minimum qualifications for these two fellowship openings are that you must:
– be a full-time faculty member at Augsburg (tenure-track or non-tenure track),
– have at least an introductory knowledge of effective pedagogies at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and
– have completed the Augsburg University Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (or are on track to complete it during the Fall 2021 semester)

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please complete the linked CTL Fellow Application, below, by Sunday, September 5.

If you have any questions about the position or a question about your qualifications, please contact Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright at or

CTL Fellow Application

Forum Podcast Ep. 72: How Different Philosophies of Race Can Help Us Heal

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In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Dr. Sheena Mason (Theory of Racelessness) deep dives into the concept of race and how by knowing more about race philosophy, we can begin to intentionally uproot racism in our everyday lives.

NEW! Forum Podcast ep 73. Connecting ERGs During Distanced and Polarized Times Continued

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In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Farzana Nayani (Farzana Nayani, Consulting and Training) answers questions from listeners that attended our July 15, 2021 webinar Connecting ERGs During Distanced and Polarized Times.

General Announcements

Student Workers Wanted: Study Abroad and Away Office

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The Center for Global Education and Experience (study abroad & away office) is hiring students for fall! We have TWO positions available, both with a focus on marketing and outreach, among other duties.

Students interested in using and growing their communication, marketing, graphic design, and/or social media skills are highly encouraged to apply! No study abroad/away experience is required.

Look for the CGEE student jobs on Handshake, and feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to your application!

Find full details and apply online via Handshake

Short Study Away in NYC or Italy on Spring Break

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Did you know you can study off-campus on spring break!? Two spring semester classes have a travel component on spring break. These programs are open to students in good standing:

**ISLAM IN THE USA, traveling to NYC


Applications for these programs are due November 1 — use the link below!

Got questions? Get in touch:, or stop by Oyate Commons, in the lower level of Christensen Center

Get all the details and apply online at the Center for Global Education & Experience website.

Student Workers Wanted: Athletics Sports Information

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Athletics Sports Information is seeking 5-10 student employees for 2021-22 academic year. If you enjoy sports, this is a great job for you! Work home athletic events and get paid. Hours are flexible, directly reflecting the home athletic event schedule. This is a great opportunity to hone your skills and gain new experiences. If you are interested in learning more, you can view the job on Handshake or email

Sports Information Student Assistant – Job Posting

Student Workers Wanted for Financial Aid Office

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Student Financial Services is seeking 2-3 student employees for the Assistant Enrollment Counselor position. This is a great opportunity to gain new professional skills in an office setting. Important skills that you will develop and/or cultivate are:

• Interpersonal Communications
• Problem Solving
• Project Management

If you are interested, please APPLY NOW on Handshake or through the link below. If you have any questions about the position, please email our office at

Learn more and apply today!

Faculty and Staff: Career Readiness Resources

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The Strommen Center knows many of you are already supporting the career readiness of students by reviewing their resumes, talking to them about looking for a job, or connecting them to people in your network.

That is why this year we’ve created Grab and Go pre-built career readiness workshops to support you as you support students. These workshops can be instructed by you and will provide you with up-to-date best practices on how to write a resume and cover letter, how to search for a job or internship, and how to prepare for an interview.

You can find out more about these resources and get connected to the workshops on Strommen’s Community Moodle site by visiting our Faculty Resources page.

Faculty & Staff Career Readiness Resources

Student Employee Position in the CLASS Office

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The CLASS Disability Resources Office is hiring one additional student employee (access assistant) for this academic year for approximately 8-10 hours a week. The CLASS Office leads the Augsburg community in advancing disability access and equity. We welcome any student to apply for this position that wants to help us in upholding our mission. Availability to work on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 9:30-11:30am is needed at this time. Please visit Handshake to apply.

IT Tips: Steps for Preventing Getting Locked Out

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As faculty and staff come back to campus, we wanted to make people aware of some steps to prevent the headache of being locked out of your account when you arrive. If you have not been on campus recently, please check out the following link before coming back to campus. As always, if you need further assistance, please reach out to your LFC.

Return to Campus Account Lockout Prevention

Hiring Student Employees – Training

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Friday Sept 3rd 1:00-2:00pm
Student Managers who wish to learn more about the updated process for posting positions and hiring student workers are encouraged to attend a virtual training session this Friday Sept 3rd from 1-2pm. The session will cover creating requisitions, reviewing applicants, recommending students for hire, and the Human Resources onboarding process for new student workers. The first part of the training will show a typical posting cycle, while the second will focus on your questions.

Join Hiring Student Employees Training

Student Lounge Opened

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Hello! Looking for some time to spend with friends playing some activities? Come to the Student Lounge :). We are opened Weekdays 4 pm-10 pm and Weekends 5 pm-9 pm. Some of the fun activities students can rent are board games, pool sticks, ping pong, Nintendo switch, and so much more. So please come stop by and see other activities we have in store for you to use!

Event Announcements

Study Abroad and Away Fair – September 15

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Come learn about off-campus study programs available to you, both abroad and in the USA. Programs range from a few weeks, to a semester, to a year, and there are opportunities that can work for every Auggie.


Wednesday, September 15

10am – 2pm

In the QUAD (rain location: Christensen Center)

Pick up brochures, ask questions, and get inspired

Attend the Fair to Enter the Prize Drawing for great gift cards!

Learn more about Study Abroad and Away & get a fair preview!

Theater Department Welcome Back Meeting

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Are you interested in theater? Want to know when our productions will take place and how you can be a part of them?
Join us for our Welcome Back Meeting! This is a great opportunity to meet everyone and learn more about ways to be involved.

Welcome Back Meeting
Thursday, September 1st, 3:45 – 4:45
Tjornholm- Nelson Theater

We look forward to seeing you!

Join MN Urban Debate’s “Back to Debate” Supply Drive

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The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities area.

We’re planning to shift back to in-person programming with COVID-19 precautions in place- which means we need new supplies!

Help us meet the moment by donating new or gently used supplies, including:

– Expanding file folders
– 1-inch+ binders
– Highlighters
– Sticky notes
– Legal pads
– Black, blue, and red pens

Check out our Amazon wishlist & help us equip our high school national topic debaters by the first tournament on September 25th!

If you or your workplace have gently-used supplies, please contact us at so we can set up a time for pickup/dropoff.

Or, make a flexible cash or check donation. $25 covers the entry fees for a student’s first debate tournament! Become a one-time or monthly giver now and you’ll set more students up for success in the first season.

Join the Back to Debate Supply Drive

Chapel Today: Pastor Justin Lind-Ayres

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Augsburg daily chapel services begin today in Hoversten Chapel. Join us at 10:40 am to hear University Co-Pastor Justin Lind-Ayres preach about Courageous Curiosity: Stay Curious, our fall theme. All students, staff, and faculty are invited to chapel. We welcome back Tom Witt as our musician in chapel this week. Chapel services will be recorded and available on the Campus Ministry YouTube channel.

Campus Ministry Block Party

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You are invited to the Campus Ministry Block Party outside Foss Hall from 7:00 – 8:30 pm today. Destyn Land ’19, Cortland Pickens, and members of the choir Known will provide live music for the event. We will have free food, t-shirts, and fun! Co-sponsored by Augsburg University Student Ministries, Muslim Student Association, and Minnesota Hillel – Augsburg.

Keeping Track of Auggies

No Postings


Now Hiring: FT and Contract Roles at the MNUDL

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Operations Coordinator:

The Operations Coordinator plays an essential role in implementing the administrative and operation systems for the Minnesota Urban Debate League program. The pay range is $38,000-42,000 yearly. Augsburg University provides full benefits; additionally after one year, employees are eligible for tuition remission – a great benefit to further a degree for yourself or a dependent.
Learn more about the job and apply via Augsburg University:

Community Debate Liaison – AmeriCorps VISTA

The Community Debate Liaison AmeriCorps VISTA role deadline has been extended to October 1st. Gain professional development in the nonprofit field while expanding the capacity of our Spanish Debate League and East African Debate programs. An AmeriCorps VISTA fellowship is a great way to make a career change to the nonprofit field or prepare yourself for further education. Learn more and apply via LinkedIn:

Community Coach & Judge Roles

We are looking for community coaches for the 2020-21 season. Community coaches are experienced debaters who want to share their expertise with students and collaborate with teacher coaches at our area schools. Applicants who competed in Policy/Cross-Examination, Lincoln Douglas, or Public Forum debate as high schoolers/college students would be highly preferred. We pay our coaches $2,250 for the September-December season and we pay judges $55 a day to judge. Contact Jake Swede at if you fit the description and are interested!

Contract Photographer

We are searching for a contract tournament & event photographer. We are seeking experienced photographers with their own gear who can capture the excitement of tournaments, from rounds to award ceremonies. Weekend availability required in fall. Please contact with photo samples so we can set up a further conversation.

Employment Opportunities at the MNUDL