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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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The Center for Adult and Continuing Education (CACE) is very excited to be hosting both virtual and in-person week-long workshops for Advanced Placement (AP) teachers this summer. These Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) help teachers learn about the AP curriculum. The APSI at has taken many forms and has been run at Augsburg for more than 25 years!
We currently have more than 370 teachers participating in 18 different VIRTUAL workshops this week.
The week of June 27-30, we are excited to welcome 95 teachers to campus in 12 different AP subjects. While this is a smaller group than we had last time we were on campus (2019), it is exciting to be back in place with the teachers on campus! These 95 teachers will be coming from 21 different states and countries with the furthest people travelling from Kuwait and Nigeria.
We are also preparing for the second VIRTUAL APSI the week of July 11-15. This APSI currently has more than 300 teachers registered in 22 different workshops. We anticipate the size of this APSI to grow as we enter into July.
In total over the three APSIs, we will be welcoming close to 800 people to Augsburg this summer (both virtually and in-person). They are currently “visiting” us from 28 different countries and 47 states/territories. If you would like to learn more about the APSI, we invite you to check out our website or email us at email@example.com.
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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: email@example.com
To learn more about 826 MSP visit their website: https://www.826msp.org/
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Taking effect July 10, 2022 First Class mail prices are increasing. This does include the First-Class Mail Forever stamp is going from 58 cents to 60 cents. We do have First-Class and Additional ounce Forever stamps in Shipping/Receiving if you want to make sure you have some before the price increase.
July 2022 First-Class Mail Prices
First-Class Mail Current Price New Price
One-ounce letter, domestic $0.58 $0.60
Single-piece letter, additional ounce $0.20 $0.24
Metered mail 1-ounce $0.53 $0.57
Postcard stamp $0.40 $0.44
One-ounce letter, international $1.30 $1.40
July 2022 Postage Price Changes (USPS Page)
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My name is Asma Noor. I am a student researcher at Augsburg University, and I am currently seeking Black individuals who are comfortable sharing their attitudes on help-seeking and mental health to participate in a psychology research study.
I am interested in hearing the personal experiences from your community. The study involves a 60-minute one-on-one audio Zoom or in-person (if comfortable) interview. This project has been approved by Augsburg University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB-#2022-20-03).
You are eligible to participate if you are between
1. 18-29 years old,
2. identify as Black American,
3. have lived in Minnesota for at least the past two years.
This study is confidential and completely voluntary. You may choose to withdraw from the study at any time.
Participants will receive a $25 e-gift card for participating in this study. If you are interested in participating, please complete this brief screening form: https://bit.ly/3bicy49.
Feel free to contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or my research advisor, Dr. Alex Ajayi, at email@example.com. Please consider forwarding this to other individuals who may meet the criteria for participation. Thank you for your consideration!