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Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Building Access Update

As we 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 publicsafety@augsburg.edu with any questions.

Teaching and Learning

CTL Teaching and Learning Reading Group (Fall)

submitted by greenj@augsburg.edu

Join us this fall as we read and discuss the book Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning by James M. Lang. Each chapter begins with illustrative anecdotes, overviews the relevant research on student learning (in lay language), describes easy-to-implement teaching strategies, ideas, and activities to enhance student learning, and ends with a handy bullet list summary (great for skimming). This is a no-guilt book group. You are welcome at a session no matter how much or little of the reading you were able to complete.

Reading Group Meetings:
Thursday, Sept. 16, 12:00 – 1:30 PM Introduction & Ch. 1 Knowledge
Thursday, Oct 7, 12:00 – 1:30 PM Ch. 2, 3 Knowledge
Thursday, Nov 4, 12:00 – 1:30 PM Ch. 4-6 Understanding
Thursday, Dec 2, 12:00 – 1:30 PM Ch. 7-9 Inspiration
Tuesday, Dec 14, 12:00 – 1:30 PM Celebration of teaching & learning

We are planning to meet in person, but welcome Zoom participants as well.

To register: Use the Registration Form linked below.

We look forward to conversations on teaching and learning the book inspires.
Kristen Chamberlain, Communication Studies, Film, and New Media and
Su Dorée, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science (organizers)

P.S. If you are interested in the group but cannot meet at that time, let us know: doree@augsburg.edu

Registration Form

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

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

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.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/p73/

General Announcements

Spring Semester Study Abroad Scholarship Application: Due Sept 15

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarship for study abroad, for spring semester, is due September 15. Don’t delay!

Eligibility and application instructions can be found on the scholarship website. All students planning to study abroad for the spring semester should check it out!

Study Abroad & Away is for every Auggie. It’s never too early, or too late, to learn more about how off-campus opportunities can work for you! To search programs and schedule an advising appointment, visit

studyabroad.augsburg.edu

FEA Scholarship information and online application

Personal Care Assistants Needed

submitted by barrienb@augsburg.edu

Hi! My name is Bella and I am a second year student here at Augsburg studying graphic design. I am currently trying to find personal care assistants to help me in my day to day life here on campus. This would include getting me ready for the day, helping me get set up for class and assisting me around campus. I am currently looking for people who would want to work some hours during this Fall semester! If you are a pre-med or nursing student, this is a great opportunity to get experience with patient care. Plus, you get to be paid to have fun!

I really enjoy getting coffee, watching Netflix, drawing, and painting. I consider all my assistants as my friends and if you work for me, you are guaranteed a good time! If you ar e interested, please text me at: 612-345-2855 or email me at barrienb@augsburg.edu. Hope you will join!

Interested in Being a STEM Mentor?

submitted by dahirr@augsburg.edu

If so, STEM Peer Mentoring wants you!

STEM Peer Mentoring is a student-led mentoring program that focuses on providing support to First-years and Sophomores as they navigate their academic and professional careers in STEM.

Mentors in STEM Peer Mentoring can play a pivotal role in establishing the success of beginning STEM students. If you’re a rising Junior or Senior in a STEM major, enjoy being a leader and/or have lots of advice & resources to share — this is for you!! (Transfer students are also welcome!)

Augsburg’s STEM majors include:
-Biology
-Bio-psychology
-Chemistry
-Computer Science
-Environmental Studies
-Mathematics
-Physics
-Biochemistry

Students are matched according to their major and information they provide on the STEM Peer Mentoring Application (see link below!).

Generally, students are asked to commit about 3-4 hours/month of involvement as they meet one-on-one with their mentee and attend occasional group meetings.

Please apply! Complete the application below to express your interest to participate starting Fall 2021. We will be reaching out to everyone interested with more information. Any questions can be sent to stempeer@augsburg.edu.

2021-2022 STEM Peer Mentoring Application

Student Workers Wanted for Financial Aid Office

submitted by yangdx@augsburg.edu

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 studentfinances@augsburg.edu.

Apply Today!

Student Workers Wanted: Study Abroad and Away Office

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

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

Event Announcements

Forum Webinar Engaging with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Customers and Employees

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

When: September 16, 2021 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Presenters: Vannessa LeBoss, Communication Service for the Deaf  |  Craig Radford, Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD)
Cost: Free
Registration: https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/engaging-with-deaf-hard-of-hearing-customers-and-employees/

Every day, one to two million Deaf Americans are forced to communicate either through a third party or secondary language in order to reach customer support. This session will share new technology and resources now available today that will allow your organization to provide direct video communication for customer support in sign language instead of relying on outdated third party interpreters or TTY’s. Learn how to create jobs and hire qualified deaf employees with ease, while providing equitable customer support and gaining customers from an untapped market in the process.

Learning Outcomes
Understand the pros & cons of current customer support methods & equitable options now available
Learn why one in four deaf quit due to discrimination, and how to avoid isolation for people with a disability
Learn innovative ways to reach an untapped two million plus customer market and internally create jobs

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/engaging-with-deaf-hard-of-hearing-customers-and-employees/

J Flight at First Ave and 7 St Entry

submitted by rolfk@augsburg.edu

The twin cities area is rich in culture and arts! Have you been wanting to explore the vibrant Minneapolis music scene? Come out and see some of the talent we have here right in our backyards.

J flight is a national artist from right here in Saint Paul and he will be performing at the infamous First Ave & 7th St Entry on Tuesday, September 21st! Come show support and maybe find a new favorite artist or two while you are at it! 

Special guests include: Soda Supreme, Xten with Rich Goone and Alexkai, Yare and Knucky. Hosted by Tadow. 

This is an 18+ event. ID required. Doors open at 7, Show starts at 8. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. 

You must have your vaccine card or proof of a negative covid test within 72 hours prior to the show. 

Buy Tickets Here

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

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

JOIN OUR BACK-TO-DEBATE 2021 SUPPLY DRIVE!

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! https://www.amazon.com/registries/custom/19POQ77IQ7J7G/guest-view

If you or your workplace have gently-used supplies, please contact us at mnudl@augsburg.edu 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. https://www.augsburg.edu/urbandebateleague/donate-2/

Share & Order Supplies for Our Drive

Study Abroad and Away Fair – September 15

submitted by leess8@augsburg.edu

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.

STUDY ABROAD & AWAY FAIR

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!

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Have Debate Experience? Become a Paid Coach or Judge for the MN Urban Debate League

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities. Our mission is to empower students to become engaged learners, critical thinkers, and effective advocates for themselves and their communities.

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, Classic, Parliamentary, 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 swedej@augsburg.edu if you fit the description and are interested!

Open Positions Available at the Minnesota Urban Debate League

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities. We are hiring for multiple FT and contract positions:

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: https://augsburg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=134449

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. Note: this job can be completed as a hybrid position if needed. Learn more and apply via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/hiring/jobs/2681098552/detail/

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 mnudl@augsburg.edu with photo samples so we can set up a further conversation.

MNUDL Employment Opportunities