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Join us next Thursday for a send-off reception for Ariel Gutierrez, University Events event planner. Ariel has taken a new job position and will be leaving Augsburg at the end of September.
Please stop by the East Commons from 2-4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28, to thank Ariel for his tremendous work at Augsburg the past four years and to wish him well in the future!
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Come and get to know more about Oromos and their culture!
Date: Thursday, Sept 21st & Friday, Sept. 22nd
Time: (Thursday: 11:20am-11:50am)(Friday: 10:20-10:50am)
Location: Christensen Center
Board Positions Available-
Follow us on Instagram: @Augsburg.OSU
Email Us: Oromostudentunion@augsburg.edu
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For fans of choral music, the Augsburg choral program invites you to a concert of Norway’s internationally-renowned Oslo Chamber Choir (Oslo Kammerkor) during their upcoming visit to the Twin Cities. The concert will feature a guest appearance by the Augsburg/Mirandola Collective.
Wednesday, October 4
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Orange Shirt day recognized on Sept. 30th annually and is a national day of remembrance of those who survived Indian boarding schools and those who did not come home. This year the Augsburg Indigenous Student Assocation and American Indian Student Services are providing Orange Shirts with “Every child matters” on them for Augsburg students, staff, and faculty. Orange Shirts will be available (at no charge) on Sept. 28th & 29th in the Oyate Commons from 9am-4:30pm. T-shirts will be available while supplies last so it is first come first served. Any questions can be directed to email@example.com.
Learn more about the story of Orange Shirt Day
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The Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad applications are due October 5. This application cycle is for programs that start between December 1, 2023, and October 31, 2024 (Terms Accommodated: Spring 2024, Summer 2024, Fall 2024, and Academic Year 2024-2025)
Plan ahead to give yourself time to submit a solid application.
To be eligible for the Gilman a student must be a U.S. Citizen or National and receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or during the term of the study abroad program or internship
Have questions? Get in touch:
email@example.com or studyabroad.augsburg.edu
Gilman Scholarship information and application
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Please join us in Hoversten Chapel at 11:30 – 11:50 am on September 26 as we continue our “Uncovering Vocation” series co-sponsored by the Christensen Center for Vocation. Ericka Otterson, StepUP Director, will speak on “Where we come from is who we are, but we choose everyday who we become.”
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Students, faculty, and staff are invited to join us in Hoversten Chapel TODAY for the 2023 Christensen Symposium.
THE PURPOSE GAP
Patrick B. Reyes, PhD
Thursday, September 21, 2023
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Foss Center, Hoversten Chapel
How do we create conditions for people to find meaning and purpose in their lives? Leveraging research and practices from his award-winning book, The Purpose Gap, Dr. Reyes will lead an interactive and participatory lecture to address the many challenges plaguing our society. Together, we will embody a more hopeful and equitable future.
A Chicano writer, theologian, and executive leader, Patrick B. Reyes, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of The Purpose Gap (WJK 2021) and Nobody Cries When We Die (Chalice Press, 2017). He is the dean of Auburn Theological Seminary. He was inducted into the Morehouse College MLK Jr. Collegium of Scholars in 2023. The Council of Independent Colleges NetVUE selected The Purpose Gap as the Big Read for 2022-2023. Patrick serves on boards in theological and higher education, publications, and the non-profit sector, supporting the next generation of Black, Indigenous, and Chicano spiritual and cultural leaders. Patrick holds a doctorate and masters from Claremont School of Theology, an M.Div. from Boston University School of Theology, and is a proud graduate of California State University, Sacramento. He lives on ancestral land in New Mexico, embracing the cultural and religious traditions and communities he and his family inherit and belong to.