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The Gilman Scholarship is a study abroad scholarship of up to several thousand dollars! It’s a competitive scholarship, but Auggies have a good track record of being awarded. Come to one of the Gilman Scholarship info sessions/workshops to learn more about study abroad, the scholarship, and tips for submitting a competitive application.
GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP INFO SESSIONS
TODAY Wednesday, February 2 at 3:15-4:15 pm in OGC 100 (focus on short-term programs)
Tuesday, February 22 at 3:30-4:30 pm in OGC 100
To be eligible for the Gilman Scholarship, a student must be a U.S. citizen, and receive a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or during the term of the study abroad program or internship.
Gilman Scholarship applications are ***due March 1*** for study abroad programs in: Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Academic Year 2022-2023, and Spring 2023.
Have questions? Get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gilman Scholarship information and application
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As part of the 2021-2022 Institution-wide DEI Plan, two equity and social justice-based trainings are being offered this spring semester by Joanne Reeck, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion. These trainings will feature education-based case studies on poverty and socioeconomic status and will take place on Wed, Mar 9 @ 3-4:30 p.m. and Tue, Apr 5 @ 3-4:30 p.m.
To sign-up, click below:
Please note that these workshops also count toward maintaining good standing and good advanced standing in the Augsburg University Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program. For more information, contact the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1126.
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When: February 17, 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
Presenter: Faith Eatman, UChicago Medicine
Register at: https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/webinars/advancing-health-equity-for-black-women-through-sponsorship/
Although there have been gains in diversity across various healthcare sectors, leadership positions continue to be disproportionately held by White men. Understanding the impact that social determinants of health like racism and discrimination have on healthcare outcomes for Black women, it is bad business for them to be underrepresented at the decision and policy-making levels in healthcare. How do we solve this pervasive problem?
Join us as we share how the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCM) is leveraging a formal sponsorship program focused on increasing the representation of Black women at the senior leadership level. Also, participants will learn how UCM is using a formal sponsorship program – including critical conversations at the executive leadership level about the lived experience of Black women – to accelerate workplace culture transformation and advance healthcare equity. We will also explore how this may be applied in other organizations.
Learn how advancing more Black women to leadership roles in healthcare impacts health equity
Recognize sponsorship as an accelerator for career advancement and workplace culture transformation
Gain strategies for creating formal sponsorship programs for Black Women in your organization
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Join us at 10:40 am in Hoversten Chapel for a Commemoration of the Second Anniversary of the Onset of the Covid Crisis. On January 31, 2020, the Secretary of Health and Human Services determined that a public health emergency existed nationwide. In recognition of two years of the pandemic, we will hold space for grieving those we have lost and reflecting on the challenges and losses.
Following the service, the chapel space will be open for reflection and the campus pastors will be available for students or staff.
Yesterday, Fardosa Hassan and Babette Chatman shared about the story of Hagar from the Islamic and Christian perspectives.
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Augsburg Campus Ministries invites you to participate in its alternative spring break to Albuquerque, New Mexico, one of the oldest cities in the United States. Albuquerque has a unique multicultural history and heritage with Native American and Hispanic and Latino cultural influences. The city is located in north central New Mexico near the Sandia Mountains.
While in Albuquerque, we will be partnering with Service Learning Camps, and our days will be structured with community service projects, time for reflection, learning opportunities, and visiting local attractions.
Dates of Trip: March 12-19, 2022
Destination: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Total Cost: $275, includes most lodging, transportation, and most meals. Please register by February 10, 2022 (see below). Please let us know if the cost presents a barrier to participation for you.
1. Registration opens January 10, 2022.
2. Complete the registration form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRaoRK01jh6sKoLa1ywBRH0racNjktrKQvDjujLVgunXyQlQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0
3. Bring $100 registration fee and copy of health insurance card to Janice Dames in Campus Ministry Office, 104 Foss by February 10, 2022. Remainder of payment will be due before the trip.
The trip is available as an Augsburg Experience. Please indicate on the online registration form if you would like this to be an Augsburg Experience and complete the Augsburg Experience form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeWdH3Qk97VdYzkKfG6q3Rp1Qyrvgpvuu78qpYxO9tX5AcP6Q/formResponse
Contact Pastoral Intern, Tori Remer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Pastor John Schwehn at email@example.com or stop by Campus Ministries in Foss 104. For more information check out our previous trips on our spring break blog site https://augsburgasb.wordpress.com/.
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The Biology Department Greenhouse on the rooftop of the Hagfors Center is open to the Augsburg community on the first Thursday of the month.
Come see what’s new and in bloom, including the curious and smelly voodoo lily (Amorphophallus konjac), a perhaps even more pungent cousin to the fabled corpse flower!
The next First Thursday is this week, February 3, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The greenhouse is located on the 4th floor of the Hagfors Center.
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Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table today in Christensen Center from 11:30am to 1pm.
We are available to answer your questions about study abroad/away, check in on your application, or give you some information to get started.
Study Abroad & Away opportunities are for all Auggies–with programs ranging in length from 1 week to a semester or year, international locations as well as destinations in the USA, and courses to fit any major. Every Study Abroad & Away program fulfills your Augsburg Experience requirement, too!
Stop by today for more info!
Learn more about Study Abroad & Away
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Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors! Have you registered yet for the MN Private Colleges’ Job & Internship Fair? This event is our students’ number one opportunity for finding summer jobs and internships. Over two hundred employers are at the fair to meet and recruit students into part-time and full-time jobs and internships with some employers even inviting students to interview on the day!
Attend the fair and take advantage of this remarkable opportunity to develop professionally, build your resume, gain valuable job skills and experience the world of work first-hand.
FACT: Students who have completed an internship during college are three times more sought after by employers after graduation!
Hybrid Fair 2022
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
COST: Free! Transportation: Augsburg will have a free shuttle leaving the front entrance of Hagfors which will drop off students at the Convention Center and return students to campus. Masks required!
Upload Your Resume Early and employers will be able to review it and, in many cases, will contact you to set up a pre-select interview at the fair!
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Tuesday, March 1, 2022
HAVE YOUR RESUME REVIEWED BY THE STROMMEN CENTER
RESUME DROP-IN HOURS
Strommen Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center. No appointment necessary
Monday’s – 10:00am-4:00pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00-11:30am
Wednesdays & Fridays: 10:00am-2:00pm
Register on Handshake! Go to the events/career fair tabs
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During the June 9, 2020, town hall for faculty and staff, President Pribbenow announced seven new equity initiatives born out of response to the murder of George Floyd and Augsburg’s renewed commitment to accelerate and expand upon our university’s efforts to promote equity and inclusion during a national moment of racial and social justice reawakening. One of these initiatives was the requirement of Augsburg faculty and staff to complete an annual anti-racism training.
Please note that there are two remaining opportunities for faculty and staff to attend this training and fulfill this requirement. The spring training opportunity will take place on Thu, Feb 17 at 3:30-7:00 p.m. via Zoom and the make-up May training opportunity will take place on Thu, May 12 at 2:30-6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
To register for one of these trainings, please click the following link: