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Please join us on Wednesday, April 5, for this year’s Psychology Honors Banquet and Alumni Careers Panel. Check in will begin at 5:00 and the Psi Chi induction will begin at 5:30. After the induction we will have dinner and an alumni career panel. RSVP on Auggie Life: https://augsburg.campuslabs.com/engage/event/8938441
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Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to participate in our upcoming Whole Leader Roundtable. Hosted by the Reell Office of Seeing Things Whole, these gatherings allow leaders the opportunity to network and provide insight to each other on the leadership challenges of today.
JOIN US AT THE NEXT ROUNDTABLE ON APRIL 12
Our next in-person Whole Leader Roundtable is Wednesday, April 12th (5:30 – 8pm) at Augsburg. You can also check out the Whole Leader Roundtable Schedule online at https://www.augsburg.edu/seeingthingswhole/whole-leaders/roundtables/. The Roundtable is free, but advanced registration is required.
Our next Zoom Roundtable is Friday, April 21⋅12:00 – 1:15pm. This opportunity is open to current Augsburg Graduate Students only.
Contact Keri Clifton at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for either opportunity or to get more information.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
One individual brings a challenge for the group to explore using the Seeing Things Whole Threefold Model to understand a “whole” way forward. Advice is not given, but questions are asked as the group supports the individual to discover the many dimensions of the challenge.
Challenges can be anything the individual is navigating, including how to balance work and life, how to make professional decisions about a new career path, or how sustain oneself in a challenging yet fulfilling environment.
Through the Roundtable, we build trusting relationships that support leaders to reflect openly and gain insight to tackle challenges. This process supports their ability to see things whole.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
Read what past Roundtable participants are saying.
“I find the model to be very thorough in a way that fosters a unique depth of conversation.”
“I am more mindful of others. We all have stories and hearing the others reminds me the people I interact with on a daily basis have stories as well that affect our interactions.”
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Do you have clothes that need repair? Are you interested in learning how to sew? Do you want to find creative ways to keep old items out of the landfill?
Join Spanish Professor Dr. Degner Riveros and the ShareShop team in the ShareShop (Science 8B) every Monday from 10:30 am – 12 pm to sew.
No supplies or no experience? Not a problem! We will have fabric, thread, and other sewing supplies available in the ShareShop to use during this time. If you are new to sewing, we are happy to provide instructions. Or if you have a project you’re working on, feel free to bring that.
All students, staff, and faculty are welcome.
We hope to see you there!
Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Our own Monica McDaniel, graduate school alum and Sustainability Officer, will present her work at a national conference hosted by Adelphi University! The conference is titled:
Ethically Bound & Justice Driven: Social Workers Respond to the Climate Crisis.
The presentation will focus on the incredible strides for sustainability and wellness at our very own Augsburg!
Date/Time: Tuesday April 4th 9:00AM-4:00PM CT (Note conference communications are in Eastern Time)
Join Augsburg University’s Sustainability Officer for her presentation, “Wellness Model for Sustainability: Social Workers as Change Agents” from 12:45pm-1:30pm.
Location: Virtual Conference (Register here) [Free for students; $175 general admission]
*Students should email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for free.
Congratulations Monica on sharing this important work!
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Please join us in Hoversten Chapel at 10:40 am to hear pastoral intern Hannah Sackett preach. We will celebrate Palm Sunday early with a “Palm Friday” service. Merilee Klemp will play an oboe prelude and Deanna Davis will offer a sung postlude.
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Drop in to the library this afternoon for Augsburg’s first ever Edible Books Festival.
The “books” will be on display at 3:00, and we will start eating them around 3:30. Bring your own beverage to enjoy while admiring your colleagues’ creativity and culinary skill.
For more information, contact Mary Hollerich at email@example.com or x1603.
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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
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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
More event details can be found here