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Podcast Ep. 96: Building a Diversity Program as an HR Professional Continued

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Kari Heistad d (Culture Coach International, Diversity Dashboard) answers questions from listeners that attended our May 19, 2022 webinar Building a Diversity Program as an HR Professional.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/p96/

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

submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

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 (ctl@augsburg.edu) if you have any questions about this temporary policy or would like more information.

https://sites.augsburg.edu/ctl/grants/grant-applications/

General Announcements

Farewell to Catherina Kipper

submitted by tollina@augsburg.edu

Catherina Kipper, URGO’s Prehealth Professions Specialist, will be returning to the University of MN, having accepted a position as an Assistant Director of Advising in the College of Liberal Arts. In the seven plus years that Catherina worked at Augsburg she established a stellar prehealth science advising program and assisted countless students and alums with their applications and interviews to various prehealth science programs. She also served as the advisor to the newly created and active Pre-Dentistry and Pre-PA clubs.

Students sought Catherina out because she provided honest and thorough advice about how to be a competitive prehealth applicant. She is particularly gifted as a writing coach, painstakingly reading multiple drafts of statements and secondary applications, always helping students find their own voices. Because of her commitment and knowledge, more Augsburg students and alums gained admissions to prehealth programs and more of them had multiple offers.

All of her staff and faculty colleagues immediately noticed her professionalism, deep knowledge of the health professions, dedication to student advancement, cross cultural competency and generous nature. As the only other staff member in URGO, Catherina accepted multiple responsibilities to ensure that the office functioned with a high quality of service–always her standard.

We thank her for her dedicated service to Augsburg and wish her the best in her new position.

Please join us on Thursday, July 7th in Hagfors 101 for cake and well wishes from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

826 MPLS Summer Volunteer Opportunities

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

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: aminah@826msp.org

To learn more about 826 MSP visit their website: https://www.826msp.org/

Happening in July

submitted by longj@augsburg.edu

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)

Staff and Faculty Share Your Experiences From Studying Abroad

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

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 abroad@augsburg.edu

Fill out the Google Form here!

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