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Teaching and Learning

Faculty Applications for Travel September Through November Due Friday, July 1

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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 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 ( if you have any questions about this temporary policy or would like more information.

General Announcements

Dr. Peter A. Hendrickson’s Obituary

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Last week Provost Karen Kaivola shared the sad news of the recent death of Dr. Peter A. Hendrickson, professor emeritus of music, with staff and faculty. An obituary has now been published, a link is provided below. Service information is still pending.

Please keep the family and friends of Dr. Hendrickson in your thoughts and prayers.

Dr. Peter A. Hendrickson ’76 Obituary

Staff and Faculty Share Your Experiences From Studying Abroad

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Are you a Staff/Faculty member who has studied abroad or away in the past? We want to hear from you!

The Study Abroad and Study Away office is looking to feature Staff and Faculty study abroad stories on our Instagram page with Throwback Thursday posts. These posts are to encourage Augsburg students to study abroad and away!

Check us out on Instagram: global_auggies

Questions? Email

Fill out the Google Form here!

Staff Union New Member Orientation

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Dear Colleagues,

We will be hosting a New Member Orientation for all new(ish) Augsburg members who are in the bargaining unit. We will be discussing the history of our union, why we organized, and what we’re fighting for in a contract. We’ll answer any questions you have about our union!

If you started at Augsburg within the last 6 months or so, please make sure to join the orientation. But all members are welcome! We will certainly be discussing plans for winning our contract!

When: Tuesday, June 28th at 12 pm
Where: Lindell 301
Bring your own lunch

See you there!

Staff Union

826 MPLS Summer Volunteer Opportunities

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826 MPLS, located in the Seward neighborhood just a 10 minute walk from Augsburg, is looking for volunteers for summer programs. Their mission “amplifies the voices, stories, and power of K-12 BIPOC students through writing, publishing, and leadership programs.” This summer program begins on July 13th. Students visit outdoor locations to learn about the natural environment and sustainability, writing about what they learn, their thoughts and experiences.

Volunteer shifts are between two and four hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. You can get in touch with proud Augsburg alum, Aminah Hussein, for more information:

To learn more about 826 MSP visit their website:

826 MPLS

New Data Science Major / Minor Information Session – Tonight

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Did you know that Augsburg is launching a new major and minor in Data Science?

Curious to know more about the new major and its requirements?

Come to an online information session this week to learn more:

Date: Thursday, June 23 from 8:00 – 8:30 PM

Meeting ID: 997 5892 4375
Passcode: ds-aug

This session will discuss the requirements for the major, coursework, and answer questions you may have. Spring 2024 (or later) is the earliest to complete requirements for the Data Science major or minor.

Event Announcements

Poster Presentation June 29 — Cultural Applications of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Join the Clinical Psychology PsyD program in the Augsburg Room (in the upper level of Christensen Center) on Wednesday, June 29th from 10:30-11:30am, where our graduate students will review existing research on cultural applications and adaptations to cognitive behavioral therapy.

Graduates will present posters of their work and respond to questions on the following topics: CBT for older adults with depression, CBT adaptations for refugee children who have experienced war trauma, DBT with transgender adolescents in residential settings, CBT for visually impaired adults with depression, and culturally sensitive CBT for the Somali-American community.

Light refreshments will be provided!

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Scrubs Camp Counselors Needed July 11-14

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Counselors are needed to work at Scrubs Camp at Augsburg from July 11 – July 14, 2022; 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM daily. Counselors will earn $500 for the four day camp. Scrubs Camp is coordinated by HealthForce Minnesota and provides opportunities for high school students to explore health careers by engaging in interactive sessions led by health care professionals. To apply, contact Deenna Steinhaus at or call 507-479-0240.

Scrubs Camp Counselor Job Description