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Teaching and Learning

Last Day to RSVP: May 2 Faculty Recognition

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Please join us on May 2, 2024 at 1:30 pm in Hoversten Chapel for Augsburg’s annual faculty recognition ceremony honoring Distinguished Award winners, tenured & promoted faculty, career milestones, departures, and retirements. The favor of your reply is appreciated on or before April 25.

Honorees and their families have received a separate e-invitation and do not need to respond again here.

May 2 Faculty Recognition Ceremony RSVP

Days in May Schedule and Registration

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The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce that our 2024 Days in May Professional Development Conference will take place Wednesday, May 8 – Thursday, May 9, 2024, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, in-person at the Oren Gateway Center. We invite all members of the Augsburg community to join us for two days of Reflecting and Reimagining in Community.

The complete schedule & program is available at

Days in May Registration Form

General Announcements

New Student Position: Public Safety Student Overnight Patrols, Summer 2024

Public Safety is seeking to hire student employees to work during the hours of midnight to 6:00 am throughout the weeks of summer. Duties for this position include the following:

  • Assist Residence Life staff as requested in responding to incidents in the residence halls
  • Provide building access to emergency services as needed (Police, Fire, EMS)
  • Grant access to residential spaces upon request and confirmation of residency
  • Walkthrough academic and administrative buildings
  • Observe and report to dispatch any suspicious activity, and coordinate with DPS dispatch on emergency services response (Police, Fire, EMS)
  • Patrol campus property and report concerns such as safety issues, facilities problems, or suspicious behavior

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Hiring Peer Advisors for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

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Are you looking for an on-campus job next fall?
Are you a second year or above?
Are you interested in supporting your peers and learning more about career services?

The Strommen Center is hiring peer advisors for the 2024-2025 academic year. If you are a strong communicator and creative problem solver looking to grow your leadership skills, manage multiple tasks throughout your shift, and are enthusiastic about helping other students, this role is for you!

Visit the linkbelow to apply today!

Peer Advisor Job Posting

TRIO/SSS Is Hiring Three Summer Bridge Peer Mentors

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The position for a TRIO/SSS Summer Bridge Peer Mentor is open and we need applicants!!

This is a great opportunity to become a mentor to the incoming Summer Bridge students.

You can play a part in their future success at Augsburg by being closely involved with them.

This is an amazing opportunity, so apply for the position ASAP on Handshake.

The deadline to apply is on Friday, May 3rd.

Nominate Auggie Alumni for the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards

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Now is the time to nominate Auggie alumni for the various 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards! Nominations are open for the First Decade Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award, the Spirit of Augsburg Award, and the Distinguished Service Award. Awards will be presented at Homecoming this fall. Nominations are due by the end of June.

2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards Nomination Form

Completed Your Financial Aid Steps for Next Year? Let Us Know

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Have you completed your financial aid steps to get ready for next academic year?! If so, come to Christensen on April 25th from 11-12PM and receive cookies and a #Auggieready sticker!

Still need help with your FAFSA or DREAM Act Application? Reach out to student financial services to schedule an appointment!

Click Here for more information!

Don’t Forget Your Mail

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As we near the end of another year please don’t forget to take care of your campus mailbox. This includes checking it for any mail, returning your lock and filing out the survey for what you would like us to do with your mail after this semester.
Two weeks after the spring semester ends (May 17, 2024) we will be closing all student campus boxes. Then in August before the fall semester starts we will reassign them (possible new numbers) to all students living on campus. Commuter students can then request to have a campus box if they would like one.
If you would like your mail forwarded or would like to keep your mailbox open for the summer, please either fill out this survey ( There is also an option to be reassigned your current campus box number for the next semester if you will be returning in the fall.
We are only able to forward 1st Class USPS mail and packages. Other packages (UPS, FedEx, Amazon, etc.), magazines, non-profit mail and standard mail will not be forwarded. We can also only forward to USA addresses. The forwarding period for the Augsburg Mailroom is two months from when the request is submitted. Afterward any additional mail we receive will be returned to sender.
We request that you contact the people/business sending you mail and update your address with them. Enrolling in online/electronic bills or statements can also be a smart option. It is environmentally friendly, secure and will often save you time (and sometimes money). Asking us to forward your mail does not change your mailing address with the post office or the University, just the Mailroom.

End of the year Campus Box survey

Get Your Art Featured on the Cover of the Thó Wiŋ Magazine

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The Thó Wiŋ Literary and Arts Magazine is looking for art to feature on the cover of this year’s issue. The covers (both front and back) will be approximately 9×9″, so art must fit a square ratio. Pieces depicting themes related to Minnesota, Minneapolis, and especially our magazine’s namesake, Blue Star Woman, will be prioritized (more info about Blue Star Woman can be accessed at our website, Please send submissions from your Augsburg email to in .pdf, .png, or .jpg format.
We are approaching our printing deadline, so please submit as soon as possible!

MNUDL Is Seeking Fluent Spanish Speakers for Paid Opportunity

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Fluent in Spanish? Be a Debate Judge for the Spanish Debate League

The Minnesota Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg University, is looking for Spanish-speaking adults to judge our Spanish Debate League. This program helps middle and high school students build confidence, grow their academic skills, improve their fluency, and connect with other Spanish speakers in the Twin Cities.


You will earn $55 for each tournament you judge. We will provide transportation if necessary.

Tournaments will happen at the following dates and times:

• April 25: Held at WTMS from 3:15-7:15 PM.
• May 4: Virtual tournament (held online) 12:15-5:15 PM
• May 8: Location TBA, held 3:15-7:15 PM.

Learn more and sign up here:

Search the calendar for: Español/Spanish Debate

Need more info? Talk to our volunteer coordinator, Johan, at: He speaks Spanish!

*Let Johan know if you have transportation needs!*

Your Kid Can Enjoy Camp on Campus This Summer: Sign Up for MNUDL Summer Speech and Debate Camp

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Announcing MNUDL’s On-Campus Academic Camp for Middle and High School Students: Register Now

Looking for a way to keep your middle or high school student engaged this summer?

The Minnesota Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg University, is hosting 5 weeks of summer speech and debate camps in 2024. Camps will be held on-campus and include lunch in the Augsburg cafeteria. After-care is available for middle school students for an additional fee.

Camps include Policy Debate, Public Forum, Congressional Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Speech, and more.

Whether your student has debate experience or not, we’ve got a camp for all levels, from true beginners to intermediate to advanced!

Generous scholarships are available for those with financial need. Payment plans are also an option. You can register and claim your spot with a $5 deposit while applying for scholarships!

Learn more and sign up ASAP:

Online Survey—Chance to Win $100 Gift Card

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Hello Auggies! I am a graduate student seeking participants for a research study. I am exploring how one’s ability to recognize and regulate their own and others’ emotions may relate to feelings of depression and social disconnect. Participation in this study will involve completing a series of behavioral health inventories and a demographic screener that will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. These inventories will ask if you have experienced symptoms of depression or loneliness and ask how intensely you experience your everyday emotions. Following completion of these inventories, participants will complete a test online that will walk participants through a variety of different tasks, such as recognition of facial expressions and implied social meanings. This test will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. All participation in this study is done online from the comfort of your own home. Students are invited to participate in this study if you: (1) are between the ages of 18 and 31; (2) have not been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia, or a personality disorder; (3) have not experienced an interpersonally traumatic life event (i.e., assault by another human being); and (4) are not currently experiencing a major health concern (i.e., life threatening illness/injury or significant transplant/removal surgery).

For your time, participants will be entered into a random lottery drawing for one of three $100 Amazon gift cards!

If you have any questions or concerns regarding participation in this study, please contact me at If you would like to participate in this study, please click the link below. You will be taken to a secure, online survey where you will be presented with a consent form followed by the demographic screener and brief inventories. Upon completion of these, you will be shown the link to the final assessment.

Thank you!

CWC Will Be Closed for the Summer: Starting May 2

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The Center for Wellness and Counseling will be closed for the summer starting Thursday, May 2nd. Our office will be open again when classes start.

If you are in need of an urgent appointment or counseling, we have an After Hour Urgent Phone Counseling (is protocall still in effect?) service whenever the office is closed (just call 651-330-1707 and choose option 1). It is a 24 hours phone service and free for all Augsburg students. Otherwise, you can visit our website for more crisis support:

Walk-In Counseling Center also available and free to use, please visit:

For self-help and referral, please visit:

If this is an emergency, please contact 911 or the Department of Public Safety at 612-330-1717.

New Student Positions This Week (3)

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

04/23/2024: Public Safety Student Overnight Patrols, Summer 2024
04/23/2024: Bonner Community Leaders Student Program Assistant 2024-25
04/23/2024: Strommen Center Student Career Peer Advisor, Academic Year 2024-25

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Participants Wanted for Music and Memory Study

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Dear Auggies!

Are you intrigued by the power of music and its influence on memory? If so, we invite you to participate in our research study conducted by psychology students at Augsburg University!

Study Description:

This study investigates the relationship between background music and memory performance, specifically in college students. Our goal is to uncover how different types of music may affect learning and study strategies. By participating, you’ll contribute to advancing our understanding of how music can impact memory recall and retention.

What’s Involved:

Participation is simple and straightforward. You will be asked to engage in a memory task while listening to different types of background music of your choice—or in complete silence, too! This will involve a short session where you’ll be presented with information to remember, followed by a recall task. Your participation will help us analyze the effects of music on memory performance.


Participants will be recruited from Augsburg University, with inclusion criteria requiring current enrollment, age 18 or older, and fluency in English. We highly recommend participating in this study with headphones, laptops, or devices with electronic audio devices!

How to Participate?

Very simple! Just click on the participate button, and you will be automatically redirected to our study survey!


Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. All study records will be kept confidential, and data will be stored securely. While we will make every effort to ensure confidentiality, please note that complete anonymity cannot be guaranteed due to the small number of participants. Raw data will be destroyed by May 3rd, 2024.

Thank you for considering this invitation to contribute to our research efforts.


Event Announcements

Bon Voyage at Lindell Library—May 3

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Mark your calendars for a “bon voyage” celebration that we will hold in the learning commons on the first floor of Lindell Library on Friday, May 3 from 2pm to 5pm.

The library will see three retirements at the end of May: Mary Hollerich, Mike Bloomberg, and Karen Alexander. We want to celebrate their combined 38 years of service to Augsburg, as well as say a fond farewell to our upcoming student graduates.

This celebration will be potluck style with book-themed dishes where puns are welcome (for example, “Olives or Twix,” “Infinite Chex,” “Curious Gruyère,” etc.) You’re welcome to bring something to share with or without a pun–or just yourselves! Stop by whenever you like.

HLC Mock Site Visit – Open Forum for Staff – This Friday

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On Friday, April 26th, we will be welcoming Dr. Marci Sortor, Provost, St. Olaf College to campus. Dr. Sortor has experience as an HLC peer reviewer and has graciously agreed to serve as a reviewer for our mock site visit to help us prepare for our upcoming reaffirmation of accreditation visit in October 2024. On behalf of the HLC Steering Committee, I would like to invite you to participate in the following session: Open forum for staff.

Here’s what you need to know:
WHO: All staff and faculty
WHAT: An opportunity to practice answering questions that may be posed during our visit in Fall 2024.
WHEN: Friday, April 26th from 1pm to 1:45pm
WHERE: Marshall Room
WHY: To help ensure our community is ready for our HLC site visit on October 21-22, 2024.
HOW: You can prepare by reviewing the draft assurance argument. The draft can be found in Moodle.

Please consider joining us!

HLC Mock Site Visit – Open Forum for Faculty and Staff – This Friday

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On Friday, April 26th, we will be welcoming Dr. Marci Sortor, Provost, St. Olaf College to campus. Dr. Sortor has experience as an HLC peer reviewer and has graciously agreed to serve as a reviewer for our mock site visit to help us prepare for our upcoming reaffirmation of accreditation visit in October 2024. On behalf of the HLC Steering Committee, I would like to invite you to participate in the following session: Open forum for faculty and staff on Criteria 3 (Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support) and 4 (Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement).

Here’s what you need to know:
WHO: All faculty (RFT and adjunct) and staff
WHAT: An opportunity to practice answering questions related to teaching, learning, and assessment.
WHEN: Friday, April 26th from 10:45am to 11:30am
WHERE: Marshall Room
WHY: To help ensure our community is ready for our HLC site visit on October 21-22, 2024.
HOW: You can prepare by reviewing the draft assurance argument, focusing on Criteria 3 and 4. The draft argument can be found in Moodle.

Please consider joining us!

Keeping Track of Auggies

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St Paul Saints Tickets for Sale

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Due to a number of early spring events, I have a few St Paul Saints tickets for sale. There are 2 seats for each game on the first base line (Section 105, Row 10, Seats 1 and 2 on the aisle). A great view of the action! Asking $18 per ticket per game.

Friday, April 26th 6:40 pm
Sunday, April 28th 2:07 pm
Thursday, May 2nd 6:40 pm
Saturday, May 4th 2:07 pm

Email with questions or to arrange payment / pickup