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Trauma-Informed Pedagogy Discussion

submitted by lowe@augsburg.edu

We will gather from 3:45 – 5:00 on Thursday, March 30th in in OGC 100 to discuss trauma-informed pedagogy. Our conversation will focus on Prof. Mays Imad’s video presentation, “Trauma Informed Teaching & Learning”. Light desserts and beverages will be provided. Our discussion will be led by Prof. Erin Sugrue (social work) and Prof. Mary Lowe (religion).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqcTbipuFDQ&t=37s

General Announcements

Calling All Musicians

submitted by zastrow5@augsburg.edu

Like last semester, ASMTA is looking for musicians to perform for our Riverside Jams concert! The concert will be held in Sateren Auditorium on April 15th from 3-6pm and is a fundraiser to financially support music therapy students going to Canada for the World Congress of Music Therapy. This semester, we plan to host lots of great music with lots of great musicians across campus again. That means you! Yes, you! Students AND faculty invited. If you play in a band, combo group, perform a solo act, or just like to make music in any way, shape, or form, fill out an application below before March 31st!

https://forms.gle/NGNimYpCZxApMzpd8

Apply to the Bonner Community Leaders Program (LEAD)

submitted by tarisl@augsburg.edu

The Bonner Community Leaders (BCL) program is a part of a nationally recognized network of leadership and scholarship programs through the Bonner Foundation. Augsburg BCL is an intentionally diverse cohort of 20-25 students who commit to doing civic and community-based work and contribute to building a more just world, working in and with communities surrounding Augsburg University. BCL is ideally a 4-year program (students with at least 2 years left at Augsburg are welcome to apply), where students build deep relationships with a cohort of justice-minded peers and staff who support them throughout their academic journey. BCL contributes to Augsburg’s mission to educate students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers and responsible leaders.

For more information about the national network of Bonner programs, visit the national Bonner Foundation site.

*Some Bonner Leaders do further leadership development through the academic study of leadership in the Leadership Studies Minor.

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Employees/ Student Employees: Payroll Deadline Change Due to Shorted Payroll Week

submitted by freder@augsburg.edu

Please submit your timesheet after your final shift this week (4/1/2023) due to the shortened payroll week. Timesheets will be auto approved on Monday, April 10th at 10:00AM. Any late timesheets submitted after this deadline will be processed the next payroll period.

Please work with your supervisor to make sure your timesheet is submitted before the deadline.

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Auggie Basics Housing Application Summer 2023

submitted by greenfin@augsburg.edu

Applications for Summer 2023 are currently open. The priority deadline to apply is by noon on Friday, April 14. Students will be notified if they have received Auggie Basics Housing for summer 2023 by Friday, April 21.

Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year will go live in late July.

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New Student Positions This Week (3)

submitted by hr@augsburg.edu

The following Augsburg Student positions were posted within the past 7 days:

03/23/2023: Summer 2023 Student: URGO Student Office Assistant
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/AugsburgUniversity-MinneapolisMN/743999894903343-summer-2023-student-urgo-student-office-assistant
03/21/2023: Student: University Events Front Desk, Spring & 2023-24 Academic Year
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/AugsburgUniversity-MinneapolisMN/743999894314909-student-university-events-front-desk-spring-semester-2023-24-academic-year
03/20/2023: Student: Sabo Center- Environmental Stewardship Coordinator
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/AugsburgUniversity-MinneapolisMN/743999894225658-student-sabo-center-environmental-stewardship-coordinator

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New Staff Positions This Week (3)

submitted by hr@augsburg.edu

The following Augsburg Staff positions were posted within the past 7 days:

03/24/2023: Campus Locksmith
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/AugsburgUniversity-MinneapolisMN/743999895094721-campus-locksmith
03/20/2023: Seasonal Assistant Men’s Hockey Coach
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/AugsburgUniversity-MinneapolisMN/743999894275543-seasonal-assistant-men-s-hockey-coach
03/20/2023: Lead Custodian
https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/AugsburgUniversity-MinneapolisMN/743999894209696-lead-custodian

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New Seeing Things Whole Continuing Ed Course

submitted by cliftonk@augsburg.edu

In collaboration with Augsburg’s newly established Center for Adult and Continuing Education, the Reell Office of Seeing Things Whole invites you to explore your leadership and impact through a new self-paced online course: Foundations for Whole Leadership.

This fully online self-paced course explores the leadership framework Seeing Things Whole which cultivates whole leaders and thriving organizations to positively impact the common good. In this 5-hour course, you will grow your understanding of Servant Leadership, explore Seeing Things Whole’s Threefold Model of Individual Life, and apply the model to your own leadership by exploring a goal. Through deep reflection and real-life application of the model, you will walk away with a framework for tackling individual challenges in the workplace and life.

Whole leaders reflect deeply on their own values and strengths as a means to take initiative and empower others when making critical decisions.

Check out the course for yourself or share it with someone you think might be interested. More information can be found online at https://www.augsburg.edu/cace/arlo-page/online-activity-module/?eventtemplate=43-foundations-for-whole-leadership

Questions? Reach out to the Seeing Things Whole Program Director, Keri Clifton at cliftonk@augsburg.edu.

Foundations for Whole Leadership

Event Announcements

Volunteer at a Community Iftar Dinner- Sign Up

submitted by jacobsn@augsburg.edu

The Cedar Riverside Youth Council is hosting a Community Iftar dinner on Sunday, April 16th from 6-9pm at the Brian Coyle Community Center. They are seeking volunteers to help set up and serve dinner! Volunteers are needed starting at 5:30pm. Sign up using the linked form, and please feel free to send it to other Auggies as well.

Sign up here

Earth Month 2023 is Coming

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

Come rekindle community, self-heal, and reconnect with the Earth through celebrations during Earth Month. These campus-wide, cross-department collaborative events will allow Augsburg students, staff, and faculty further connection to green spaces on campus, engagement with educational experiences by all forms of teachers, and the opportunity to build solidarity with social justice work bonded by intersectionality. Together in community, engage with local writers Erin Sharkey & Michael Kleber-Diggs in celebration of A Darker Wilderness (4/3), share in the art of resistance (4/13), bike/walk/roll to campus (4/21), eat/buy local, love water, share your voice at the State Capitol (4/11), and finish the month with a community bonfire into the sunset (4/25).

Mii omaa akiing endaayang – The Earth is our Home

Follow @sustainable_augsburgu & @augsburg_eac on Instagram for regular updates.

Make a contribution! During April’s Earth Month (and year-round), the ShareShop is accepting donations of gently-used items! These items will be redistributed back to students in the fall. As you move out of your residence hall or do some spring cleaning, drop off your donations with a student leader at Science Hall 8. Checkout the ShareShop website for accepted items and expanded hours during MoveOut.

Earth Month 2023 Events

April 3 4:30-6pm: A Reading and Conversation With Erin Sharkey and Michael Kleber-Diggs

submitted by mcdaniem@augsburg.edu

What are the politics of nature? Who owns it, where is it, and what role does it play in our lives? Does it need to be tamed? Are we ourselves natural? Erin Sharkey and Michael Kleber-Diggs will discuss, A Darker Wilderness: Black Nature Writing from Soil to Stars, a collection of personal and lyric essays in conversation with archival objects of Black history and memory. The collection explores stories spanning hundreds of years and thousands of miles, traveling from roots to space–finding rich Blackness everywhere. Together we will consider the significance of nature in our lives and on the role of nature in the lives of Black folks.

Light refreshments will be served. Parking is available in Lot D. Books can be purchased in person at the event and online. Photos from Augsburg’s Pan-Afrikan Archive will be on display.

When: Monday April 3rd 4:30-6 p.m.
Location: Hagfors Center, Room 150 & Zoom

Contact: Monica McDaniel, Sustainability Officer (mcdaniem@augsburg.edu)

More event details can be found here

Students: Ameriprise Financial Early Recruitment 2024

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Representatives from Ameriprise Financial (Corporate) will be on campus to speak with students (first year, sophomores, juniors) about their EARLY recruitment season which begins in August! If you would like an paid internship next summer 2024 in a corporate setting you should not miss this event.

DETAILS:

Best Practices for Internship & Job Search Processes (Ameriprise Financial)
Wednesday, April 5th
4:30-5:30pm
Hagfors Center, Room 351

SCHEDULE:

*Get an overview of Ameriprise’s Corporate internship program
*Learn how to search and apply for summer 2024 internships during the
fall 2023 recruitment season
*Hear from past interns
* Q & A

Sponsored by: Augsburg Business Organization & Strommen Center for Meaningful Work

Questions? Email – abo@augsburg.edu or careers@augsburg.edu

Chance to Win a $250 Gift Card When You Donate Blood

submitted by jorenbyb@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC), TriBeta (Biological Honors Society), and Augsburg Athletics have teamed up with Memorial Blood Centers to host a blood drive on campus, open to all Augsburg students, faculty, staff, and friends. As thanks for giving blood, all presenting donors are automatically entered into weekly drawings for a chance to win a $250 gift card for their choice of Apple or Beats earbuds!

When: Thurs., March 30th, 10am-3pm (sign-up for a time below)
Where: Check-in at the Dome (football field), donate in the Bloodmobile (Lot L)

Sign-up here: https://www.mbcherohub.club/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/71021
Eligibility Guidelines: https://www.mbc.org/donate-blood/guidelines/?_ga=2.105287171.1682280962.1679420836-1191408581.1676050579
Updated FDA Guidelines: https://www.mbc.org/news/articles/memorial-blood-centers-welcomes-previously-deferred-donors-who-lived-europe/

For any questions or concerns, please email jorenbybb@augsburg.edu, pearsong@augsburg.edu, or becker@augsburg.edu.

Thank you, and please consider donating to save a life!

Mark Hanson, Interfaith Institute Distinguished Fellow, Shares His Vocation Story in Chapel

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Join us today from 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. in the Hoversten Chapel for the next installment in our Uncovering Vocation series. Rev. Mark Hanson, Distinguished Fellow in our Interfaith Institute will share his story “Formative Disruptions.” Come and learn more about Mark, our community, and how we seek to live our lives for the sake of the neighbor.

Pre-Physician Assistant Club: Virtual Shadowing

submitted by jorenbyb@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC) is hosting our next Virtual Shadowing Movie Night on Thurs., 03/30, at 5-7pm in Hagfors 150A. You do not need to be pre-PA to be in our club or attend events—anyone interested in pre-health professions can join!

We will have pizza and snacks available, so please RSVP on Auggie Life (if you are celebrating Ramadan, you are more than welcome to take food home with you to enjoy later). We hope to see you there!
Branwen

March 30 Interfaith Discussion: Spirituality and Mental Health

submitted by ulringj@augsburg.edu

Join students from the Interfaith Scholars course, and mental health counselor Jimmy Booth for pizza* and discussion on topics of Mental Health and Spirituality.

*Food will be served at the end of the conversation at 7:00pm with the option to take it to-go to accommodate community members who are fasting and would like to join the conversation.

Date: Thursday, March 30
Time: 6pm
Location: OGC 100

April 2 CAIR MN Ramadan Dinner

submitted by ulringj@augsburg.edu

Attend CAIR MN Ramadan Dinner with fellow Auggies and Professors on April 2nd!
(Free, all are welcome!)

When: April 2nd, 5:30pm
Where: Coffman Memorial Union
Getting there: Auggies will leave from Christensen Center Lobby to walk to Coffman at 5:00pm.

More details about the event from CAIR:
“We look forward to connecting with you and sharing with you the great work we have been up to. The event is free and all are welcome.

We are incredibly excited about our 2023 Key Note Speaker. He is a Humanitarian, Activist, Author, and Former NBA Player. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, of Gulfport, Mississippi was formerly known as Chris Jackson before reverting to Islam in 1991.

Mahmoud grew up with Tourettes syndrome(undiagnosed until the age of 17) and expresses he”Wouldn’t be the basketball player nor person he is off the court if it wasn’t for Tourette syndrome”. It’s also a driving force in supporting mental health causes and initiatives.

In his unwavering faith in Islam, Abdul Rauf preaches “The goal in life is to find your gift, the purpose in life is to away” which is why today Abdul Rauf spends his time Pulitzer extensively in the U.S. and abroad engagements and basketball training while also partnering with organizations that align with his faith on issues such as Education, Social Justice, Mental Health and Humanitarianism.”

Would you like to attend?
1.RSVP
2. Meet Professor Sarah Degner Riveros in the Christensen Lobby at 5:00 pm on April 2nd to walk over together OR plan your own transportation and meet up with Auggies there : )
3. Questions? Email ulringj@augsburg.edu OR riveross@augsburg.edu

RSVP form

Abundant Cities: Inclusive Cities Community Conversation, April 12

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

Abundant Cities: Inclusive Cities Community Conversation
Wed, Apr 12, 2023 at 6 pm
Walker Art Center

We envision Minneapolis as a place where everyone is valued and seen as essential to our city’s economy and culture. How can our city become a place that fully embodies that spirit of inclusion?

In this free talk, a panel of community leaders will share their ambitious visions for creative placemaking, art and design in public spaces, and other innovative approaches to building urban realms that are accessible and welcoming to everyone.

Please note RSVP does not guarantee entry and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrive 15 minutes early to be seated.

Panelists:

Kate Downing Khaled is founder and CEO of Imagine Deliver, a nationally award-winning strategy and insights firm using community centered and equitable design methods.

Rochelle Riley guides Detroit’s investment and innovation in the creative economy as the city’s director of arts and culture.

Steven Bosacker is the senior vice president of innovation at the German Marshall Fund and directs the GMF Cities program, supporting local-level policymakers and practitioners in building inclusive, sustainable, and globally engaged cities

Event moderator Adair Mosley is CEO of the African American Leadership Forum, which builds cross-sector networks of leaders and institutions to improve the lives of African Americans in Minnesota.

To learn more about Abundant Cities and register for the event, follow this link:
https://walkerart.org/calendar/2023/abundant-cities-april-2023

https://walkerart.org/calendar/2023/abundant-cities-april-2023

April 11 | 10th Annual Community Forum on Race for Northwest Suburban Hennepin Residents

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

April 11 | 10th Annual Community Forum on Race for Northwest Suburban Hennepin residents.

Join us for the 10th Annual Community Forum on Race. We’ll have dinner followed by a presentation by Just Deeds and youth facilitated conversations among community members. This year’s theme is the legacy of racism in housing. Learn about discriminatory racial covenants and their impact on our northwest suburban communities yesterday, today and going forward. Be part of disrupting these effects by being part of the conversation.

Dinner at 5:30pm
Event 6-8pm
All are welcome at this FREE community event!

If you need an interpreter or an accommodation to participate, please contact Josie Shardlow at 763-493-8388 or josie.shardlow@brooklynpark.org

Si usted necesita esta información en español: Brenda Morales, 763-315-8466

Yog xav tau kev pab, thov hu rau 763-424-8000 lawv mam li nrhiav ib tus neeg txhais lus rau koj.

REGISTER HERE!

REGISTER HERE!

TODAY – MLife and CLASS Community Hour

submitted by lanek@augsburg.edu

You are invited to join Multicultural Life and the Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services (CLASS/Disability Resources) for a community hour! This will be held on Tuesday, March 28th, 2023 (2-3:30 p.m.) at Oyate Commons, located in the lower floor of Christensen Center.

During this community hour we will be having a fun community building activity, conversations about disability and intersectionality, and we will be sharing free tech tools that are available to all of our students to ensure their success.

Everyone is invited! We will have snacks and drinks.

If you need disability accommodations to fully participate in this event, contact class@augsburg.edu.

Poetry Readings: Professor Doug Green

submitted by green@augsburg.edu

Doug (D. E.) Green, Professor emeritus in English, will be reading with NYC poet & fellow Shakespearean Heather Dubrow at Eat My Words Bookstore in Minneapolis, 7pm, Wed, 29 March, and again at the Carleton College Library’s Athenaeum in Northfield, 5pm, Tues, 4 April. You’ll hear poems from his latest chapbook, “Catastrophizing in Catastrophe” (2023), as well as from “Jumping the Median” (2019) and brand-new unpublished work. Green and Dubrow would love to see you there.

Wednesday Reading at Eat My Words Bookstore

Disability Visibility Book Discussion- Thursday March 30

submitted by ccharles@augsburg.edu

CLASS and Lindell Library invite you to a book discussion for “Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the 21st Century” edited by Alice Wong. “This anthology gives a glimpse into the rich complexity of the disabled experience, highlighting the passions, talents, and everyday lives of this community.”

We’ll discuss narratives from Part 1: “Being” on Thursday, March 30, 4:00-5:00 pm in Lindell Library, Room 301. We welcome you (students, faculty, and staff) to this discussion regardless of how much of the book you read! Snacks will be provided. Faculty/Staff: Good/Advanced standing credit for Diversity & Inclusion Certificate

A few copies of the book are available to borrow from Lindell Library at the circulation desk and from the CLASS Office (LL 216). You can find the book at your favorite bookstore and public library. For questions about this event please contact Paul, laipa@augsburg.edu

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