Public Safety and Facilities Announcements
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Because of the temporary reduction in full-time faculty professional development funds allocated to Augsburg’s Faculty Development Program (aka CTL), the Program has created a grant review procedure and policy to ensure equitable funding for 2022-2023. (see link to full policy on the CTL website below)
The biggest change for faculty are the new application deadlines. To ensure equitable distribution of grant funding, the FDC will be reviewing grants in bulk four times during the year. The deadline for your grant application depends primarily on WHEN you will be traveling/having expenses. Please note that you may submit a grant application at any time before your preferred deadline; however grants will not be reviewed until the deadline closes.
Round 1 Deadline: June 15, 2022 (for travel/expenses June – Aug 2022)
Round 2 Deadline: July 1, 2022 (for travel/expenses Sep – Nov 2022)
Round 3 Deadline: October 1, 2022 (for travel/expenses Dec 2022 – Feb 2023)
Round 4 Deadline: January 1, 2023 (for travel/expenses Mar – May 2023)
There is additional and more specific information on the CTL website (see link below) which should answer most of your questions! Please contact CTL (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about this temporary policy or would like more information.
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Add a bookmark for your handy employee “toolbox”: The Human Resources website!
We’ve been hard at work developing our site to serve you. Headings include upcoming news and systems updates, benefits, forms, payroll information, policy manuals and links, student employment tools, and HR team contacts.
-Your HR & Payroll Team
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Carson Backhus joins Augsburg as the new MSW Program Operations Coordinator! Please feel free to stop by and say hello to her in the main level of Memorial Hall. We are glad you are here Carson!
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Augsburg Local partner Afro Deli has returned to Cedar-Riverside in a brand new location at 1810 Riverside Avenue, right across the street from Hard Times Cafe and Dilla Ethiopian. Stop by now for an affordable, delicious meal of lamb gyro, falafel, curry, stew, and much more!
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Passionate about seeing students succeed? Whether you’re a former debater or new to the activity, you’d be a great fit for our Advocates for Debate Board! bit.ly/MNUDLAdvocatesBoard
The Minnesota Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg University is seeking professionals of all ages to join our Advocates for Debate initiative.
The goal of Advocates for Debate is to bring together people who are interested in supporting the MNUDL by:
• Connecting with members of the MN Speech and Debate community through networking happy hours, lunches, and a shared membership list, with a goal of creating opportunities for cross-generational & multi-regional connections. We want debate alums from all schools from every generation to know one another!
• Tackling part of the MNUDL strategic plan that is of interest to the members; examples could include: connecting with MNUDL alums, growing partnerships with schools and school districts, and creating corporate or law firm partnerships.
• Fundraising to support the MNUDL through a personal donation as well as using your network to support debate. This could include employer matched gifts, writing a letter of support for a grant from an employer, corporate sponsorship, paid volunteer time, and more.
• Sharing their Time: You are welcome to join with whatever level of engagement you can bring. We plan to have a first organizational meeting via Zoom to plan for our first year and by joining, you get to help determine our plan. We will also plan for fun in-person happy hours here in the Twin Cities.
Please fill out our interest form if you’d like to learn more information! bit.ly/MNUDLAdvocatesBoard
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Are you an Augsburg student who started at Augsburg between Fall 2018 and Fall 2020? Share your pandemic experiences!
Augsburg undergraduate students are invited to participate in a student-led research study (IRB# 2022-26-03) where you’ll talk about your curricular and co-curricular experiences over the last few years. If you participate, you’ll be asked to complete a 30-90 minute interview and you will be compensated with a $15 Target gift card. If you are interested, please email Hanad Mohamud at Mohamu15@Augsburg.edu.
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Join Campus Kitchen in Hagfors 108 to learn all about what you can do with herbs with our guest teacher Farmer Tim! We will be making tea, golden milk, and herb infused body butters.
Workshops are FREE!
TODAY from 5-6:30pm.
Limited to first 8 people to respond.
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Come join the Environmental Stewardship Team and Augsburg Community Gardeners today from 12-1PM to learn more about the fruit growing in the garden. Mike Slinkard will share his knowledge about growing fruit and student Environmental Stewardship Coordinators will point out the edible fruit in the garden from ripening strawberries, to raspberry and apple fall favorites, and the hidden secret of serviceberries by the Hagfors benches. Learn about the garden, meet gardeners and ESC student interns, and enjoy some time outside with the greater Augsburg Community! No garden expertise and experience necessary! Cost is free of course. We will meet by the Hagfors doors that exit to the garden.
Weather Advisory: This workshop is going to be held when there is an Excessive Heat Warning in effect. Portions of the workshop will be held outside, but we will do some parts inside to escape the heat. It is recommended that you dress appropriately and to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Water and rest breaks will be taken.
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Are you an employee looking for a new apartment? LUNA apartments has a preferred employer program that is being offered to Augsburg staff! Show the flyer attached to get half-off application and administrative fees PLUS a reduced security deposit. If you have anymore questions, contact Ash at AeschildeAnderson@villagegreen.com.