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CTL/CWC Session: Creating a Well and Connected Classroom

submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

Taking pre-emptive and intentional steps to create a classroom environment that promotes wellness and connection has benefits for students and for faculty. Creating classrooms that promote well-being and connection can decrease work required for faculty, increase student success, and make the classroom a more enjoyable and comfortable environment for all. This session focuses on developing strategies for creating a well and connected classroom.

This session will be recorded and available on the CTL website home page by Jan 18, 2022.

Zoom Meeting link (Wed Jan 11th 3:30-4:40pm)

Attending to Attendance: Creating a Course/Policy That Works

submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

CTL invites you to join Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright (Biology & CTL Director) and Audrey Lensmire (Education) for a 90-minute Zoom workshop Wednesday, January 4, 2023 from 10 – 11:30 am. This workshop, inspired by faculty discussion at the December faculty meeting, has been specifically created for Augsburg teaching faculty who are experiencing frustration related to student attendance in their courses and would like to do something about it that meets both instructor and student needs. This workshop will ask you to think about why you have your current attendance policies, what isn’t working and what do you want to happen, followed by time to literally “workshop” your Spring course policies with others who have similar issues (as well as some solutions!). Faculty who have successful attendance policies in their course are also encouraged to attend to act as peer mentors!

If you have any questions, would like to request accessibility accommodations, or would like to “officially register” as a peer mentor, please contact Jennifer L. Bankers-Fulbright, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at ctl@augsburg.edu or bankers@augsburg.edu.

Looking forward to a productive start to Spring 2023!

CTL Attending to Attendance Zoom Link

General Announcements

Important Student Surveys

submitted by stockare@augsburg.edu

Hello all!

I just want to share these surveys with you all in hopes you have a chance to do them. Over the course of winter break. Please and thank you.

Advisory Grades Survey: https://forms.gle/eW69Kxd8n1UUtxVk6

Bike Share Program Survey: https://forms.gle/yDe1qiMXZP2kDSJt5

Wellness Course Survey: https://forms.gle/2Z4cZRsBziknsQ4B8

Library Hours Survey: https://forms.gle/94BXkzugruSb5X1W8

Please fill these out when you are able to do so.

Nominations for Auggie Pride- Month of January

submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

Do you know someone who has recently completed a significant project, implemented an innovative idea, or worked creatively across divisions or departments? If so, nominate them for an Auggie Pride Award today!

We are taking nominations for the month of January!

The Auggie Pride Awards are part of a peer recognition program that honors individual staff members who have made a significant contribution to department, division, or University-wide goals. All nominations are submitted through an online form and considered by Staff Senate. Nominations are kept on a rolling basis throughout the Academic Year, and awards are distributed to two staff every month.

Those honored will receive a letter from Staff Senate (including some text from the nomination letters) and a $25 Visa gift card as a token of our appreciation.

Auggie Pride Submission Form

Campus Kitchen Updates

submitted by huertag@augsburg.edu

-Winter break is here, which means that Campus Cupboard has winter break hours! We will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 12- 4 pm in Anderson 26.

-The Food Lab hours during winter break will be every Monday and Wednesday from 1-4 pm in Hagfors 108.

– Need assistance to apply for SNAP? Campus Kitchen can help! Make an appointment here: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/selfsched?sstoken=UU9tLW5ZdWdVM05GfGRlZmF1bHR8ZjA4MTA5MTYwMmFjYmM5ZjVjZTQxNTM3NDZmYjk2YmI&pli=1

– Want more food resources near campus? Check this out: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ELLQmHkUi8IsyDsozFRlnaD1cYcWpGyshipENgDJIFs/edit

– Looking for a way to support Auggies this holiday season? Pick out a needed item from Campus Kitchen’s Community Registry. The registry includes items students have requested for the Food Lab on campus as well as nonperishable goods for students living on campus over winter break : https://www.target.com/gift-registry/gift-giver?registryId=690bd2c0-6a94-11ed-9564-53d7a6b163c6&type=CHARITY

– Stay updated by following our Instagram page @ck.augsburg

Duo Mobile and New Phones

submitted by krajewsk@augsburg.edu

The holiday season is a time for gifts and often those gifts are new phones. When moving to a new phone, ensuring your Duo Mobile is working will be important as Duo Mobile is required to access online services like email and Moodle. You could be unable to access these online services until your Duo Mobile is re-setup.

Here’s some tips for a smooth phone transition:

1) Use the iCloud backup and restore feature of your iPhone when moving your phone apps and data to a new iPhone. Tutorial: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201269
This will likely ensure Duo Mobile will still be registered in your new phone. This assumes your phone number is staying the same. Android phones may not transfer automatically.

2) If you run into trouble and still have your old phone, you can enroll your new phone at https://duo.augsburg.edu. Keep in mind you will need to use your old phone to approve your login in order to enroll the new phone. Keep your old phone on WiFi to receive the Duo prompt.

3) Set up Duo Restore in the Duo Mobile app by following the directions at https://guide.duo.com/duo-restore.

You can always contact your LFC https://sites.augsburg.edu/it/get-help/faculty-and-staff-support-lfcs/ (faculty and staff) or the Tech Desk https://sites.augsburg.edu/techdesk/ (students) for help. With limited hours over the holiday break, responses may be delayed.

Event Announcements

MLK Convocation: We Rise MLK and Our Voices Coming Alive

submitted by burrowsk@augsburg.edu

On behalf of Pan-Afrikan Student Services and Augsburg University, we are excited to bring you this year’s Martin Luther King, JR., Convocation. This year’s theme is “We Rise, MLK and Our Voices Coming Alive”, in community, this was inspired in our efforts to rebuild community after a pandemic and absence of visibility and support systems for Pan-Afrikan students, mostly seen through not having a full office at Multicultural Life for an entire academic year. This event will center our Pan-Afrikan community through the art of dance, song, poetry, and more. All are welcome!

Our keynote speaker of this year is Dr. Terrance Kwame-Ross, Associate Professor in the Education Department at Augsburg University. Through his scholarship, service, and teaching practice, Dr. Kwame-Ross focuses on how individuals and human groups grow, develop, and change over time. He brings an interrogative, interdisciplinary, integrative, and intersectional pedagogical approach to teaching and learning across school, society, family, and church for whole-beingness. To learn more about Dr. Terrance Kwame-Ross, please visit our website here: https://www.augsburg.edu/faculty/kwameros/

For any questions, please email Kezia Burrows, program manager of Pan-Afrikan Student Services at burrowsk@augsburg.edu

For any accommodation needs, please event our team at events@augsburg.edu

Registration is Open: Interfaith Workshops

submitted by ulringj@augsburg.edu

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to register for the Interfaith Institute’s online workshops.

Executive Director, Najeeba Syeed, will be leading two free courses this spring:

Interfaith Just Peacemaking
and
Interfaith Curriculum Building

You can learn more about each course and register on Interfaith at Augsburg’s website.

These workshops are open to the public so feel free to pass along the invitation to friends and colleagues!

Workshop Registration

Volunteer Opportunity With Campus Kitchen

submitted by jacobsn@augsburg.edu

Hello! Campus Kitchen needs some awesome volunteers to help pack produce boxes for our neighbors in Cedar Riverside.

We have shifts available every Thursday from 1:45-4:45pm.

The Details: Meet outside the Campus Cupboard (Anderson 26). You will ride in the Campus Kitchen van to the Sanneh Foundation Warehouse in St. Paul, where you will work in a team to prepare produce boxes/bags that will be distributed to neighbors in Cedar-Riverside the next day. Be sure to wear closed-toed shoes.

SIGN UP HERE!

Get Your Art Published: Literary and Arts Submission Now Open for Thó Wiŋ Magazine

submitted by belloaa@augsburg.edu

Hello,
Thó Wiŋ Magazine and I am so excited to tell you that SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
Are you an artist or writer who wants to have your work published? Well, here’s your chance.
Thó Wiŋ Magazine is curating our annual literary and arts publication. This opportunity is open to students, faculty, staff, and anyone else in the Augsburg community so tell your friends to submit something too. We accept art of all kinds: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting/playwriting, other prose, visual arts including painting, photography, graphic design, drawing, multi-media, photographs of sculptures or ceramics. We can create and print QR codes for short films, animation, video, or music. If your kind of art isn’t listed, submit it anyway! We like arts from all cultures and all skill levels. If you create art in another language, submit that too (but maybe include a translation with it to make it more accessible to us monolinguals). We especially encourage artists with marginalized identities to submit their art so we can uplift your voices! Thó Wiŋ Magazine will put a printed book together and distribute on campus for free. You can submit up to five different works across any genre. Submissions will close February 1st. Visit https://twmagazine.submittable.com/submit
Hit me up if you have any questions, jensen11@augsburg.edu or TWMagazine@augsburg.edu
Jack Jensen

https://twmagazine.submittable.com/submit

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