The Fall 2021 All Hands Meeting is Thursday, Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m. in Hoversten Chapel. Faculty and staff can also register to join the webinar on the All Hands page on Inside Augsburg (log in required).
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Interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? Join the Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC) for our first general meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 22 during chapel 10:35-11:05 in Hagfors 150B!
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When: October 21, 2021 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
Track: Critical Employment Practices
Presenters: Lynn Thompson, Hospitality Career Pathway | Scarlett Xiong, Hospitality Career Pathway
Register at, https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/identifying-and-eliminating-systemic-barriers-to-employment-for-immigrants-and-refugees/
Participants will be able to identify the unique barriers that immigrants and refugees face in employment. Learn creative and innovative ways the International Institute has found to address these barriers and help immigrants and refugees overcome them. Hear from employer partners who have benefited from trained employees as well as get a glimpse at the curriculum and employment navigation tools utilized in helping immigrants and refugees overcome barriers in order to achieve their dreams and goals. Finally, participants will be introduced to program participants who have benefited from the Hospitality Career Pathway.
Identify barriers to employment for Immigrants and Refugees
Recognize the importance of employer partnerships in employment navigation
Understand the importance of a holistic approach to employment navigation
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Are you seeking an internship or full-time career in a business related field? Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are invited to attend the hybrid Minnesota Private Colleges Fall Recruiting Fair.
In-Person – Tuesday, September 21st
Virtual Fair – Thursday, September 23rd
HOP ON OUR FREE shuttle from Augsburg to the Minneapolis Convention Center!
Attend a 20 – Minute PREP SESSION in the Strommen Center, Suite 100 , Christensen Center
Monday, September 20th 10:40 am in Suite 100, Christensen Center
Why Should You Attend?
By attending the Fair, you will have the opportunity to network with 30+ Minnesota, regional, and national companies. These employers are recruiting NOW for summer 2022 internships and full-time careers spring 2022. No FEE to attend either fair.
Employers will be hiring in all areas of business, including; consulting, banking, finance, actuarial science, stats/data science, technology, business analysis, management and leadership training/development, and project management.
See Registered Employers for In-Person Fair– https://www.mnpcfallfair.org/
Register and Learn More
REGISTER AND LEARN MORE
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The Interfaith Ally Workshop provides participants with the opportunity to learn about a wide range of faiths and ethical traditions including Native Spirituality, Judaism, Islam, Hybrid, Hinduism, Christianity, Buddhism and Atheism. Participants will hear the stories of community members from a variety of traditions and have the opportunity to learn through case studies. This workshop qualifies as an equity/inclusion event to help maintain good standing in the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program. The Interfaith Ally Workshop is a program of Interfaith at Augsburg and Campus Ministry.
For more information about this workshop, contact Fardosa Hassan at email@example.com.
The Interfaith Ally Training will be offered twice in Fall 2021, once online and once in person.
To register for this workshop, click here.
Tuesday, October 19 at 1:50 – 3:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 929 1627 6471
Thursday, November 11 at 1:50- 3:30 pm in person
Marshall Room, Christensen Center
Interfaith at Augsburg
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Curious about Augsburg’s athletic facilities and how you can use them? Never been able to find the locker room in Kennedy Center? Excited to see the new sports medicine space? On October 6, the Staff Senate invites you on a tour of Athletics buildings. Meet Jackie Voigt, the assistant women’s basketball coach, and other members of the staff senate at 1:00 pm in the lobby of Kennedy for a half-hour tour of the athletic facilities.
2021-22 Staff Senate Members
Joel Enriquez Blas, Registrar’s Office
Christopher Bogen, Institutional Advancement
Janice Dames, Campus Ministry – Co-chair
Deanna Davis, Professional Studies – Co-chair
Kate Gray, Strommen Center
Jackie Voigt, Athletics
Staff Senate Website
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Join us in Hoversten Chapel at 10:40 am for a time of Centering Prayer for Healing, Justice, and Hope. We will offer quiet space for prayer and healing. If you would like to see the chapel service from Friday, it is available on the Campus Ministry YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/OL4kxLM0lBk
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Don’t forget – the Fall Kick Off for the Religion and Philosophy Department is Tuesday, September 21st at 4:30pm in the Hagfors Religion Suite. Come and learn more about the search for meaning courses that all Auggies take, find out which classes you should take next, talk to students, professors, and friends.
Just as a reminder, masks will be required at all times when inside the Hagfors Center and participants must remain at a 6ft distance when eating. Also, please make sure to utilize the CampusClear app so we can assure the health and safety for all students, staff, and faculty. Thank you. See you Tuesday!
RSVP Here – All are welcome.
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Are you interested in studying abroad in Japan? iCLA International College of Liberal Arts is an English-speaking college in Kofu, Japan that offers spring and fall semester study abroad opportunities.
All Augsburg students are welcome to attend an online Zoom info session tomorrow at 7pm . Kazuha Aoki, from the iCLA Study Abroad Office, will tell us about classes, housing, cultural opportunities, and more. There will also be time for Q&A.
iCLA offers courses in Business, Graphic Design, Political Science, Japanese Studies and Arts, Performing Arts, Sociology, Psychology, and more.
>>> iCLA Exchange in Japan Info Session <<<
Tuesday, September 21
7pm on Zoom:
Join Zoom Meeting
Join zoom by phone:
(US) +1 669-900-6833
All students welcome!
Learn more about iCLA and study abroad
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Please join Mental Health Matters September 27th at 6 p.m. in Murphy Square for our welcome event! We will have coloring, candy, and stress reliever items. Connect with others who care about mental health! We will have resources available and look forward to seeing you. Masks are encouraged. If you have any questions please contact email@example.com.
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Join us today for the first Auggie Connect meeting of the semester! Auggie Connect is open to Augsburg students with disabilities and is a space to gather, support one another and find community. Join CLASS staff Cassie Charles and your fellow Auggie students on Mondays from 3:30-4:30 PM beginning today, September 20. Meeting topics may include assistive technology, communicating effectively with instructors, managing stress and other topics of interest to you. Join us in person (OGC 100) or via Zoom. Contact email@example.com for disability-related accommodations.
Zoom Meeting ID: 930 1256 1020
Join Auggie Connect Zoom Meeting Today – 3:30 PM
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The Bernhard M. Christensen Symposium
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Foss Center, Hoversten Chapel
All Things Are New: The Language of Our Life in the Face of Empire
Brian Bantum, PhD
Neil F. And Ila A. Fisher Professor of Theology
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
It’s difficult to remember a time when there was order and expectation. Uncertainty and chaos feel like the norm. Problems seem too big to overcome, and words are too weak to point a way forward. How do we speak of God? How do we live in the face of chaos? As we begin a new season, let us reflect on a God who creates in the chaos and becomes flesh in the face of empire.
Brian Bantum, PhD, writes, speaks, and teaches on identity, racial imagination, creating spaces of justice, and the intersection of theology and embodiment for audiences around the United States. He is a contributing editor of The Christian Century and is the author of “Redeeming Mulatto: A Theology of Race and Christian Hybridity,” “The Death of Race: Building a New Christianity in a Racial World,” and “Choosing Us: Marriage and Mutual Flourishing in a World of Difference,” which he co-authored with his spouse, Gail Song Bantum.
About the Christensen Symposium
The Christensen Symposium provides the opportunity to explore and apply the lessons rooted in former Augsburg President Bernhard M. Christensen’s legacy:
• Christian faith liberates minds and lives.
• Diversity strengthens vital communities.
• Interfaith friendships enrich learning.
• The love of Christ draws us to God.
• We are called to service in the world.
A Livestream link will also be available and posted on the website in advance of the event.