Campus Kitchen’s Updates

submitted by huertag@augsburg.edu

– Campus Cupboard located in Anderson 26 will be open on Thanksgiving 11/24 from 1 – 5 pm.

– Need other food resources near campus? Check out the link below to find locations that work for you!

– Campus Kitchen will have two food workshops next week! One of them is Jollof Rice Workshop on Monday 11/28 at 4:30 pm located in Hagfors 108. The other one will be a Salmon Bowl Workshop hosted by a special guest: Chef Jess. This will be on Tuesday 11/29 at 4:30 pm located in the Hagofrs 108 as well.

Please RSVP to the ones you are planning to go.
Jollof Rice: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeSY8UVIQu6cPO39hMv0F-fn-4RtduuHnaGiJ_OHMaNrFrGZw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Salmon Bowl: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfCmLPSKBWqlefuOVSFq01es8NZoh091llk5deE9hmu4JzbHg/viewform?usp=sf_link

FOOD FOR ALL- local food resources

Pre-PA Jeopardy and PA-C/PA-S Panel

submitted by jorenbyb@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC) is having their last meeting of the semester today at 1035am in HC106. We will be playing Jeopardy to help us learn about Pre-PA Ponderings, Med Term Madness, Tongue-Twisting Treatments, and more! There is a chance to win awesome prizes which will help you during your application to PA school. For an extra prize entry, come to the meeting with 1-2 PCE or HCE experiences filled out on your Pre-PA Experiences Template.

We are also hosting a PA-S/PA-C panel on Wednesday, 11/30, at 615pm. We’ll learn about various specialties from practicing PA-Cs and tips for applying to/surviving PA school from PA students. Please RSVP on Auggie Life so we know how much pizza to get.

We hope to see you at these events! The APPAC is open to the entire student body regardless of whether you have decided on becoming a PA.
Branwen

Annual Anti-Racism Training

submitted by lohmannm@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg University Annual Anti-Racism Training is a required training for all Augsburg faculty and staff and has been scheduled for this year. For more information about the training and to register, please visit the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department Website.

FALL SEMESTER TRAINING
Thu, Dec 8, 2022
Via Zoom
3:30-6:30 p.m. (3 Hours)

2022-2023 Anti-Racism Training Website

Calling All Musicians

submitted by zastrow5@augsburg.edu

ASMTA is hosting a fundraising concert full of students/faculty performers on December 10th from 3-6pm in Hoversten Chapel, and we want you! We are throwing this concert together in efforts to raise money and take music therapy students to Canada for the World Congress Music Therapy Event this July. We are asking for performers to volunteer their time and music for this concert!
If you would like to participate, please fill out this form before December 2nd!
https://forms.gle/Cw68H7NpUXULryrD8

Focused Conversation: Response to Art and Science Project Results (Wednesday)

submitted by farrisr@augsburg.edu

The next Focused Conversation this academic year will be the second of two meetings devoted to the important work arising from the research conducted on our behalf by Art & Science Group. Their research suggests specific areas in which we can make Augsburg even more appealing to prospective students and better able to retain our current students. Join us for a review of Augsburg’s response to their findings.

Focused Conversation—Response to Art & Science Project Results
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
12:00 p.m.
Marshall Room and via Zoom

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the livestream link when available, visit the All Hands page.

All Hands | Inside Augsburg (login required)

Staff and Faculty Share Your Experiences From Studying Abroad

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Are you a Staff/Faculty member who has studied abroad or away in the past? We want to hear from you!

The Study Abroad and Study Away office is looking to feature Staff and Faculty study abroad stories on our Instagram page with Throwback Thursday posts. These posts are to encourage Augsburg students to study abroad and away!

Check us out on Instagram: global_auggies

Questions? Email abroad@augsburg.edu

Fill out the Google Form here!

Students: Register Your Spring Internship for Augsburg Experience

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Have you secured a spring 2023 internship? If yes, consider registering your experience for academic credit or for the 0-Credit Augsburg Experience.

Internship registration (including Augsburg Experience internship registration) is a two-step process. Fill out the Internship Site Agreement Form and the Internship Registration Form on the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work website to receive the Augsburg Experience graduation requirement.

If you are looking for an internship, the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work has many resources to assist you! http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen

Please contact strommen.internships@augsburg.edu with internship-related questions.

Learn More and Register Your Internship

Summer Research Info Sessions – Get Paid $6,000

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

Hear from past researchers, learn how to write a strong application and find a faculty mentor!

The URGO Summer Research Program is an 11-week, on-campus program where undergraduate students are funded ($6,000 for full-time researchers) to conduct research or creative activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor they choose.

If you have any questions regarding the program or cannot make it to an info session and would like to learn more, please contact urgo@augsburg.edu.

November 29th, 5:00-6:00 pm in Hagfors 150B

Multi-Factor Authentication Requirement for Students Begins December 21

submitted by matthias@augsburg.edu

This year, Augsburg has committed to improving its cyber-security awareness in an effort to protect against cyber threats and to protect your data. As part of this initiative, Augsburg is implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).

Starting December 21st, Multi-Factor Authentication, using Duo, will be required for online services using Inside Augsburg for the login. These include tools like email, Moodle, Zoom, and more. Since this is a noticeable change to how you access your Augsburg online tools, we encourage you to opt-in to using Duo before December 21st..

To do so, please take the following steps…

(1) Download the “Duo Mobile” app from your phone’s app store.

(2) Enroll your phone and Duo Mobile app at https://duo.augsburg.edu

(3) Use the opt-in form at https://go.augsburg.edu/mfaoptin to sign up to begin using Duo.

Our Multi-Factor Authentication FAQ can answer many questions about this change. This stage in our continued journey to improve information security is an important one and we look forward to a smooth transition to a more secure digital environment.

Boren Scholarship for Language Study Abroad

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The Boren Scholarship is an initiative by the US Federal Government to increase the study of languages by individuals committed to public service careers. The Boren Scholarship can be used to cover a variety of study abroad experiences where language learning is the focus. URGO and Study Abroad provide joint advising on this program and can assist any applicant in selecting a program, developing budgets and writing/editing application essays.

Scholarship amounts:
Up to $25,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)
Up to $12,500 for 12-24 weeks
Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)

If you are interested:
• Check out the Boren website (https://www.borenawards.org/) to learn about languages you can study and preferred countries!
• Watch the Info Session for Auggies we hosted with Boren staff: https://youtu.be/Sfx-PxbwlSE
• Let us know your interest by contacting Maren Stoddard Mack (stoddard@augsburg.edu) or URGO staff (urgo@augsburg.edu) by November 28th.
• Send application essay drafts to urgo@augsburg.edu – we will work through several drafts with you to ensure that you submit the strongest application possible.
Final applications are due February 1st!

Learn more about Boren Scholarships

URGO Offering Travel Grants for Student Researchers

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

URGO has a limited amount if travel funding to award this academic year. URGO offers up to $850 in travel funding for Augsburg undergraduates who have been accepted to present research at a professional conference. These funds can mitigate the high costs of travel such as airfare and lodging, and can contribute to students’ professionalization.

The application is available at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) at the “conference travel” page. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to work with their research mentor to submit a travel application as soon as possible after receiving acceptance to a conference. The URGO Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly throughout the school year and will begin reviewing applications November 14th.

If you have any questions about undergraduate conference travel opportunities, please contact Dixie Shafer at shafer@augsburg.edu or x1447.

URGO Travel Website

Come Play Jeopardy, Pre-Physician Assistant Style

submitted by jorenbyb@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC) is having their last meeting of the semester on Monday, 11/28 at 1035am in HC106. We will be playing Jeopardy to help us learn about Pre-PA Ponderings, Med Term Madness, Tongue-Twisting Treatments, and more! There is a chance to win awesome prizes which will help you during your application to PA school. For an extra prize entry, come to the meeting with 1-2 PCE or HCE experiences filled out on your Pre-PA Experiences Template. The APPAC is open to the entire student body regardless of whether you have decided on becoming a PA.

Please RSVP on Auggie Life and we hope to see you there!
Branwen

Focused Conversation: Response to Art and Science Project Results (Next Week)

submitted by farrisr@augsburg.edu

The next Focused Conversation this academic year will be the second of two meetings devoted to the important work arising from the research conducted on our behalf by Art & Science Group. Their research suggests specific areas in which we can make Augsburg even more appealing to prospective students and better able to retain our current students. Join us for a review of Augsburg’s response to their findings.

Focused Conversation—Response to Art & Science Project Results
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
12:00 p.m.
Marshall Room and via Zoom

To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the livestream link when available, visit the All Hands page.

All Hands | Inside Augsburg (login required)

Short Study Abroad/Away Courses – Earn Credit Off Campus This Summer

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Travel! Earn Credits! Complete Augsburg Experience!

Short-term study abroad & away in Summer 2023 – check out the awesome program options below:

ANOTHER FUTURE IS POSSIBLE: SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS in ROTTERDAM & AMSTERDAM
• travel in May 17-31, 2023
• 2 courses. ENL + SOC/URB :
•ENL 280: Genres: Speculative Fiction (4 credits), Humanities LAF
•SOC/URB 111: City Life: Intro to Urban Sociology (4 credits), SBS LAF, or
•SOC/URB 295: Sustainable Solutions in The Netherlands (4 credits), elective

IMMIGRATION STORIES & COMMUNITY BUILDING IN RURAL MN
• Summer 2023 Term 1, travel to Walnut Grove, MN
• Choose 1 course, with optional INS add on:
*** SOC 495 – Sociology topics elective or
*** THR 295 -Topics in Theater – LAF Fine Arts
*** INS 292 – 2 credits – optional

SCIENCE & RELIGION IN GERMANY
• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 science course and/or the religion course:
*** CHM 102 with Lab: fulfills Science w/ Lab (does not count toward Chm major or minor)
*** SCI 490: Integrated Science Keystone Integrated Science
*** RLN 205: Topics in Religion – may fulfill Search for Meaning II or Humanities LAF

MONEY, BANKING, & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN GERMANY

• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 course:
*** ECO 315: Money and Banking
*** BUS 362: International Business

AUGSBURG in MEXICO
• Spanish language courses: beginner to advanced levels, as well as specialty courses in Medical Spanish and Spanish for Ministry
• 4 study sessions in summer – choose the one (or more!) that works for you

Got questions? Get in touch: abroad@augsburg.edu

Check out all the program offerings here

Looking for an Attitude of Gratitude? Use TutorMe

submitted by trancc@augsburg.edu

Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.

Academic Skills & Tutoring Information

Latinx Student Services Mentorship Program Survey Feedback

submitted by pachecos@augsburg.edu

Hola a tod@/xs!

Latinx Student Services wants to hear your thoughts on what an ideal mentorship program can look like for our Latinx students at Augsburg University. We have created a survey for you to voice your concerns, ideas, and overall feedback!

Please feel free to stop by at the Oyate Commons (located on the lower floor of Christensen) for any more questions! We have snacks and a space where you can either socialize or study!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfny4fgtj73B5xWF4kPNj0cIdjtZY-UojgR2f8AvTFZhb-LIA/viewform

Looking for an Attitude of Gratitude? Use TutorMe

submitted by trancc@augsburg.edu

Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.

Academic Skills & Tutoring Information

Seasonal Job Opportunity

submitted by tarisl@augsburg.edu

Chameleon Shops Collaborative in Downtown Minneapolis is looking for Sales associates to assist guests at our point of sales for our Holiday Shop. The Shop will be open from November 25- December 24.The store hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 11-6 and Sunday, 11-5.

You’ll be required to perform the basic duties of a retail associate, which include:

Having knowledge of the products and our Squarespace point of sales system
Assisting customers by determining needs and presenting appropriate products
Ensuring that sales transactions are completed accurately through the use of our Squarespace point of sales system
Cleaning the shop and point of sales area throughout the day

If interested, send an email with your contact info and either a resume or a brief job history to:

Mark James
Mark@strivebublishing.com

Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Shares Her Vocation Story in Chapel

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Join us in Hoversten Chapel from 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. for the next installment in our Uncovering Vocation series. Dr. Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social Work and BSN Field Director, will share her story, “Turning Out Into the World”. Come and learn more about Kao Nou, our community, and how we seek to live our lives for the sake of the neighbor.

Get Your Flu Shots and Covid Boosters at The People’s Center

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

Get your FLU SHOTS and COVID BOOSTERS at the People’s Center! Call 612-332-4973 to schedule an appointment or visit https://www.peoples-center.org/ for more information. You can also get FREE RAPID TESTS at The People’s Center, just walk up Riverside Avenue to 425 20th Avenue South, where you’ll find boxes of tests in the lobby.

If you are interested in volunteering at The People’s Center, you can email Sieglinde Thetard at thetards@peoples-center.org.

Short Study Abroad/Away Courses – Earn Credit Off Campus This Summer

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Travel! Earn Credits! Complete Augsburg Experience!

Short-term study abroad & away in Summer 2023 – check out the awesome program options below:

ANOTHER FUTURE IS POSSIBLE: SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS in ROTTERDAM & AMSTERDAM
• travel in May 17-31, 2023
• 2 courses. ENL + SOC/URB :
•ENL 280: Genres: Speculative Fiction (4 credits), Humanities LAF
•SOC/URB 111: City Life: Intro to Urban Sociology (4 credits), SBS LAF, or
•SOC/URB 295: Sustainable Solutions in The Netherlands (4 credits), elective

IMMIGRATION STORIES & COMMUNITY BUILDING IN RURAL MN
• Summer 2023 Term 1, travel to Walnut Grove, MN
• Choose 1 course, with optional INS add on:
*** SOC 495 – Sociology topics elective or
*** THR 295 -Topics in Theater – LAF Fine Arts
*** INS 292 – 2 credits – optional

SCIENCE & RELIGION IN GERMANY
• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 science course and/or the religion course:
*** CHM 102 with Lab: fulfills Science w/ Lab (does not count toward Chm major or minor)
*** SCI 490: Integrated Science Keystone Integrated Science
*** RLN 205: Topics in Religion – may fulfill Search for Meaning II or Humanities LAF

MONEY, BANKING, & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN GERMANY

• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 course:
*** ECO 315: Money and Banking
*** BUS 362: International Business

AUGSBURG in MEXICO
• Spanish language courses: beginner to advanced levels, as well as specialty courses in Medical Spanish and Spanish for Ministry
• 4 study sessions in summer – choose the one (or more!) that works for you

Got questions? Get in touch: abroad@augsburg.edu

Check out all the program offerings here

Annual Anti-Racism Training

submitted by lohmannm@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg University Annual Anti-Racism Training is a required training for all Augsburg faculty and staff and has been scheduled for this year. For more information about the training and to register, please visit the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department Website.

FALL SEMESTER TRAINING
Thu, Dec 8, 2022
Via Zoom
3:30-6:30 p.m. (3 Hours)

2022-2023 Anti-Racism Training Website

Campus Kitchen Updates

submitted by huertag@augsburg.edu

– We will have a Baked Mac-N-Cheese workshop this Monday 11/21 @4:30 pm in the food lab located in Hagfors 108. Bring a friend and enjoy cooking with others. RSVP in the link below.

– Campus Cupboard recently changed hours to 1-7pm every Monday-Thursday. Bring your own produce bag.

– Faculty and staff are encouraged to bring donations for Augsburg’s Campus Cupboard to the Faculty and Staff Holiday Party on Thursday, December 15, 2022 | 3–5 p.m. in Foss

– Need help applying for SNAP? Make a meeting with us! https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/selfsched?sstoken=UU9tLW5ZdWdVM05GfGRlZmF1bHR8ZjA4MTA5MTYwMmFjYmM5ZjVjZTQxNTM3NDZmYjk2YmI

Baked Mac-N-Cheese RSVP

Boren Scholarship for Language Study Abroad

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The Boren Scholarship is an initiative by the US Federal Government to increase the study of languages by individuals committed to public service careers. The Boren Scholarship can be used to cover a variety of study abroad experiences where language learning is the focus. URGO and Study Abroad provide joint advising on this program and can assist any applicant in selecting a program, developing budgets and writing/editing application essays.

Scholarship amounts:
Up to $25,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)
Up to $12,500 for 12-24 weeks
Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)

If you are interested:
• Check out the Boren website (https://www.borenawards.org/) to learn about languages you can study and preferred countries!
• Watch the Info Session for Auggies we hosted with Boren staff: https://youtu.be/Sfx-PxbwlSE
• Let us know your interest by contacting Maren Stoddard Mack (stoddard@augsburg.edu) or URGO staff (urgo@augsburg.edu) by November 28th.
• Send application essay drafts to urgo@augsburg.edu – we will work through several drafts with you to ensure that you submit the strongest application possible.
Final applications are due February 1st!

Learn more about Boren Scholarships

URGO Offering Travel Grants for Student Researchers

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

URGO has a limited amount if travel funding to award this academic year. URGO offers up to $850 in travel funding for Augsburg undergraduates who have been accepted to present research at a professional conference. These funds can mitigate the high costs of travel such as airfare and lodging, and can contribute to students’ professionalization.

The application is available at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) at the “conference travel” page. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to work with their research mentor to submit a travel application as soon as possible after receiving acceptance to a conference. The URGO Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly throughout the school year and will begin reviewing applications November 14th.

If you have any questions about undergraduate conference travel opportunities, please contact Dixie Shafer at shafer@augsburg.edu or x1447.

URGO Travel Website

Make Your Benefit Elections Now – Last Day of Open Enrollment

submitted by slater@augsburg.edu

2023 Open Enrollment: November 7 – November 18, 2022
Open Enrollment is the only time of year when you may elect or change your benefits for the coming year, unless you experience a qualifying life event.
During open enrollment, no action means no coverage.
Employees who fail to act by November 18 will not have coverage effective January 1, 2023, and must wait until the next open enrollment period to elect coverage, unless a qualifying life event occurs.

* Accessing the 2023 Enrollment Form: Inside Augsburg > Administrative Tasks > Open Enrollment
Every benefits-eligible employee must act by electing or declining health, dental or vision insurance coverages and a flexible spending or health savings account.
Your 2022 elections WILL NOT automatically carry over to 2023
Required to complete the online enrollment form for the 2023 elections even if you elect to waive your 2023 coverage.

Visit the HR website to view recorded information sessions:
https://sites.augsburg.edu/hr/employees/benefits/open-enrollment-2023/

Medica Pre-Enrollment Website: https://augsburguniversity.welcometomedica.com/home

Email hr@augsburg.edu with any questions.

2023 Benefits Guide

Looking for an Attitude of Gratitude? Use TutorMe

submitted by trancc@augsburg.edu

Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.

Academic Skills & Tutoring Information

Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Shares Her Vocation Story in Chapel

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Join us on Tuesday November 22nd from 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. in the Hoversten Chapel for the next installment in our Uncovering Vocation series. Dr. Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social Work and BSN Field Director, will share her story, “Turning Out Into the World”. Come and learn more about Kao Nou, our community, and how we seek to live our lives for the sake of the neighbor.

Summer Research Info Sessions – Get Paid $6,000

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

Hear from past researchers, learn how to write a strong application and find a faculty mentor!

The URGO Summer Research Program is an 11-week, on-campus program where undergraduate students are funded ($6,000 for full-time researchers) to conduct research or creative activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor they choose.

If you have any questions regarding the program or cannot make it to an info session and would like to learn more, please contact urgo@augsburg.edu.

November 21st and 29th, 5:00-6:00 pm in Hagfors 150

Staff and Faculty Share Your Experiences From Studying Abroad

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

Are you a Staff/Faculty member who has studied abroad or away in the past? We want to hear from you!

The Study Abroad and Study Away office is looking to feature Staff and Faculty study abroad stories on our Instagram page with Throwback Thursday posts. These posts are to encourage Augsburg students to study abroad and away!

Check us out on Instagram: global_auggies

Questions? Email abroad@augsburg.edu

Fill out the Google Form here!

Looking for an Attitude of Gratitude? Use TutorMe

submitted by trancc@augsburg.edu

Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.

Academic Skills & Tutoring Information

The Black Circle Series: Underrepresentation of Black Faculty and Staff

submitted by mitche13@augsburg.edu

In this circle talk series, we will be discussing different topics regarding the student body, specifically black-identifying students. This particular session is about underrepresentation of black faculty and staff in higher education and how that effects our 60% black student population.

When: November 29th
Location: Augsburg Room
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

We hope to see new faces.

Want to Know What Studying Abroad is Like? Check Out Our Instagram

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

The Study Abroad and Away Office is on Instagram! Follow us for student takeovers, program updates, and more!

This week: Joe is doing a takeover from his program in Norway! check it out to see student life on an exchange program!

Follow us: @global_auggies

Click here to go to our page!

URGO Offering Travel Grants for Student Researchers

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

URGO has a limited amount if travel funding to award this academic year. URGO offers up to $850 in travel funding for Augsburg undergraduates who have been accepted to present research at a professional conference. These funds can mitigate the high costs of travel such as airfare and lodging, and can contribute to students’ professionalization.

The application is available at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) at the “conference travel” page. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to work with their research mentor to submit a travel application as soon as possible after receiving acceptance to a conference. The URGO Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly throughout the school year and will begin reviewing applications November 14th.

If you have any questions about undergraduate conference travel opportunities, please contact Dixie Shafer at shafer@augsburg.edu or x1447.

URGO Travel Website

Summer Research Info Sessions – Get Paid $6,000

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

Hear from past researchers, learn how to write a strong application and find a faculty mentor!

The URGO Summer Research Program is an 11-week, on-campus program where undergraduate students are funded ($6,000 for full-time researchers) to conduct research or creative activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor they choose.

If you have any questions regarding the program or cannot make it to an info session and would like to learn more, please contact urgo@augsburg.edu.

November 21st and 29th, 5:00-6:00 pm in Hagfors 150

ACR Homes is Hiring – Tabling This Week

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Stop by the lobby of the Christensen Center on Thursday, November 17th and Friday, November 18th between 10:00am-12:30pm to learn about employment opportunities with ACR Homes!

NEW starting wages $15-$23/hour!

The ACR Homes team consists of 1000 professionals working to make an impact in the lives of people with disabilities and the elderly. ACR has a wide range of positions; from flexible direct care that offers hands-on patient care experience and competitive pay, to management with a rent-free live-in option. ACR Homes has a position available for anyone.

When you get a job at ACR Homes, you join the ACR team! You become part of a tight-knit and fun-loving community, working together to provide the best possible care for people with disabilities.

We pair you up with a mentor to help you through training and answer any questions you may have, and make sure you don’t feel like you’re doing this alone.

You’ll also have access to community building events for ACR staff like Employee Appreciation Day and Wellness Day, as well as small groups for more specific interests like fitness groups and dog lover groups that help staff to meet coworkers with similar interests. So don’t worry, we’re all in this together!

Learn more at https://acrhomes.com/employment/ or stop by our table.

Interfaith Institute Round Table

submitted by ulringj@augsburg.edu

Join the Interfaith Institute’s new staff, Najeeba and Jane, Thursday December 8th from 10:00-11:00am in OGC100, for lunch, introductions and guided discussion about interfaith at Augsburg. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome. We are eager to meet you and hear from you about the work you hope to see the Institute leading on campus.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Jane: ulringj@augsburg.edu

Membership Opportunities in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

submitted by burrowsk@augsburg.edu

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN EXTERNAL EVENT

Learn about Membership Opportunities in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc (the oldest historically Black collegiate Greek-letter fraternity), is having an Alpha Awareness Seminar at the University of Minnesota on Saturday, November 19th from 1:00-3:00 PM.

An Alpha Awareness Seminar is an informational meeting for men who may be interested in learning about and/or working to join Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. In Minnesota, there are two chapters for which interested men may seek information and membership. Mu, the collegiate chapter, is open to full-time students at Augsburg, Hamline University, and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Gamma Xi Lambda, the alumni chapter, is open to any man who has already obtained a bachelor’s degree. Those attending should be dressed in business attire, and attend ready to learn and communicate with the brothers.

Register Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFngDSjAC4VFqVu-q8NaqF0DffhxZFtQPXOS9yXIMjacDgiQ/viewform

If you have any questions/ concerns or accomodation needs please contact csneed@hamline.edu

Annual Anti-Racism Training

submitted by lohmannm@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg University Annual Anti-Racism Training is a required training for all Augsburg faculty and staff and has been scheduled for this year. For more information about the training and to register, please visit the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department Website.

FALL SEMESTER TRAINING
Thu, Dec 8, 2022
Via Zoom
3:30-6:30 p.m. (3 Hours)

2022-2023 Anti-Racism Training Website

Tonight: International Cultural Night Celebration

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

This week is International Education Week. You re welcome to attend events every day to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

TODAY!
Thursday, November 17 —-International Cultural Night—-
7:30 to 10:30, Christensen Center East Commons
Celebrate with the International Student Organization – dance, food, fashion show, and talent! An exciting night for the whole student body, as we celebrate the global community.

Friday, November 18 —-International Student Org. Gear Day—-
11am to 1pm, Christensen Lobby
Sign up for the ISO student group and get your gear!

See the full schedule and get more details here

Reminder Students: Register Your Spring Internship

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Have you secured a spring 2023 internship? If yes, consider registering your experience for academic credit or for the 0-Credit Augsburg Experience.

Internship registration (including Augsburg Experience internship registration) is a two-step process. Fill out the Internship Site Agreement Form and the Internship Registration Form on the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work website to receive the Augsburg Experience graduation requirement.

Please contact strommen.internships@augsburg.edu with internship-related questions.

Learn More and Register Your Internship

Boren Scholarship for Language Study Abroad

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The Boren Scholarship is an initiative by the US Federal Government to increase the study of languages by individuals committed to public service careers. The Boren Scholarship can be used to cover a variety of study abroad experiences where language learning is the focus. URGO and Study Abroad provide joint advising on this program and can assist any applicant in selecting a program, developing budgets and writing/editing application essays.

Scholarship amounts:
Up to $25,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)
Up to $12,500 for 12-24 weeks
Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)

If you are interested:
• Check out the Boren website (https://www.borenawards.org/) to learn about languages you can study and preferred countries!
• Watch the Info Session for Auggies we hosted with Boren staff: https://youtu.be/Sfx-PxbwlSE
• Let us know your interest by contacting Maren Stoddard Mack (stoddard@augsburg.edu) or URGO staff (urgo@augsburg.edu) by November 28th.
• Send application essay drafts to urgo@augsburg.edu – we will work through several drafts with you to ensure that you submit the strongest application possible.
Final applications are due February 1st!

Learn more about Boren Scholarships

Earn Virtual Shadowing Hours with an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant

submitted by jorenbyb@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC) is having a Virtual Shadowing Movie Night TODAY 11/17, 615-815pm in HC150. Join us for pizza and snacks as we learn about the role of a PA-C in Emergency Medicine.

The APPAC is open to the entire student body regardless of whether you have decided on becoming a PA. Please RSVP on Auggie Life so we know how much pizza to get, and we hope to see you there!

Branwen

Faculty and Staff Holiday Party: Comfy and Joy

submitted by gutierra@augsburg.edu

Faculty and Staff Holiday Party:Comfy and Joy
Thursday, December 15, 2022 | 3–5 p.m.
Foss Center, Hoversten Capel
Attend the annual faculty and staff holiday party! Celebrate the completion of a successful semester and the holiday season with colleagues on campus.
Light food and beverages will be provided.
If you need accommodations, please call the University Events department at 612.330.1104 or email events@augsburg.edu.
Faculty and staff are encouraged to bring contributions to Augsburg’s Campus Cupboard.

Make Your Benefit Elections Now – Final Week of Open Enrollment

submitted by slater@augsburg.edu

2023 Open Enrollment: November 7 – November 18, 2022
Open Enrollment is the only time of year when you may elect or change your benefits for the coming year, unless you experience a qualifying life event.
During open enrollment, no action means no coverage.
Employees who fail to act by November 18 will not have coverage effective January 1, 2023, and must wait until the next open enrollment period to elect coverage, unless a qualifying life event occurs.

* Accessing the 2023 Enrollment Form: Inside Augsburg > Administrative Tasks > Open Enrollment
Every benefits-eligible employee must act by electing or declining health, dental or vision insurance coverages and a flexible spending or health savings account.
Your 2022 elections WILL NOT automatically carry over to 2023
Required to complete the online enrollment form for the 2023 elections even if you elect to waive your 2023 coverage.

Visit the HR website to view recorded information sessions:
https://sites.augsburg.edu/hr/employees/benefits/open-enrollment-2023/

Medica Pre-Enrollment Website: https://augsburguniversity.welcometomedica.com/home

Email hr@augsburg.edu with any questions.

2023 Benefits Guide

Get Your Flu Shots and Covid Boosters at the People’s Center

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

Get your FLU SHOTS and COVID BOOSTERS at the People’s Center! Call 612-332-4973 to schedule an appointment or visit https://www.peoples-center.org/ for more information. You can also get FREE RAPID TESTS at The People’s Center, just walk up Riverside Avenue to 425 20th Avenue South, where you’ll find boxes of tests in the lobby.

If you are interested in volunteering at The People’s Center, you can email Sieglinde Thetard at thetards@peoples-center.org.

Chapel: Matt Maruggi

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Please join us in Hoversten Chapel at 11:30 am to hear Professor Matt Maruggi preach as part of the religion department’s series on gratitude. Tomorrow we will hear from Josh Scott. On Tuesday, Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social work, will share her story, “Turning Out into the World,” in chapel for the next installment in our Uncovering Vocation series.

Summer Research Info Sessions – Get Paid $6,000

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

Hear from past researchers, learn how to write a strong application and find a faculty mentor!

The URGO Summer Research Program is an 11-week, on-campus program where undergraduate students are funded ($6,000 for full-time researchers) to conduct research or creative activities under the guidance of a faculty mentor they choose.

If you have any questions regarding the program or cannot make it to an info session and would like to learn more, please contact urgo@augsburg.edu.

November 21st and 29th, 5:00-6:00 pm in Hagfors 150

URGO Offering Travel Grants for Student Researchers

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

URGO has a limited amount if travel funding to award this academic year. URGO offers up to $850 in travel funding for Augsburg undergraduates who have been accepted to present research at a professional conference. These funds can mitigate the high costs of travel such as airfare and lodging, and can contribute to students’ professionalization.

The application is available at the URGO website (www.augsburg.edu/urgo) at the “conference travel” page. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, so students are encouraged to work with their research mentor to submit a travel application as soon as possible after receiving acceptance to a conference. The URGO Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly throughout the school year and will begin reviewing applications November 14th.

If you have any questions about undergraduate conference travel opportunities, please contact Dixie Shafer at shafer@augsburg.edu or x1447.

URGO Travel Website

Employer On Campus Tabling TODAY

submitted by tilton@augsburg.edu

Representatives will be on campus tomorrow Wednesday, November 16th from
10:30am-12:30pm in the lobby of the Christensen Center. Stop by to learn more.

Breakthrough Minneapolis at Blake, formerly LearningWorks, is part of the national Breakthrough Collaborative that comprises 24 sites across the U.S. and one in Hong Kong. Its overall mission is to launch high potential middle school students on the path to college, while also inspiring talented high school and college students to pursue careers in education.

At Breakthrough Minneapolis at Blake, we achieve this mission by using a “students-teaching-students” model. During our 9 weeks of summer programming, about 18 talented college students work as teachers, advisors, and mentors for 75-80 middle school students from Minneapolis Public Schools, all under the guidance of veteran professional teachers. Breakthrough teachers are creative, diverse, intelligent, and motivated. They represent many academic and personal backgrounds, but share a commitment to students and closing the opportunity gap.

We are in the process of recruiting college students for our summer 2023 fellowships and would love for you to apply! https://www.blakeschool.org/academics/learningworks

Short Study Abroad/Away Courses – Earn Credit Off Campus This Summer

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Travel! Earn Credits! Complete Augsburg Experience!

Short-term study abroad & away in Summer 2023 – check out the awesome program options below:

ANOTHER FUTURE IS POSSIBLE: SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS in ROTTERDAM & AMSTERDAM
• travel in May 17-31, 2023
• 2 courses. ENL + SOC/URB :
•ENL 280: Genres: Speculative Fiction (4 credits), Humanities LAF
•SOC/URB 111: City Life: Intro to Urban Sociology (4 credits), SBS LAF, or
•SOC/URB 295: Sustainable Solutions in The Netherlands (4 credits), elective

IMMIGRATION STORIES & COMMUNITY BUILDING IN RURAL MN
• Summer 2023 Term 1, travel to Walnut Grove, MN
• Choose 1 course, with optional INS add on:
*** SOC 495 – Sociology topics elective or
*** THR 295 -Topics in Theater – LAF Fine Arts
*** INS 292 – 2 credits – optional

SCIENCE & RELIGION IN GERMANY
• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 science course and/or the religion course:
*** CHM 102 with Lab: fulfills Science w/ Lab (does not count toward Chm major or minor)
*** SCI 490: Integrated Science Keystone Integrated Science
*** RLN 205: Topics in Religion – may fulfill Search for Meaning II or Humanities LAF

MONEY, BANKING, & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN GERMANY

• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 course:
*** ECO 315: Money and Banking
*** BUS 362: International Business

AUGSBURG in MEXICO
• Spanish language courses: beginner to advanced levels, as well as specialty courses in Medical Spanish and Spanish for Ministry
• 4 study sessions in summer – choose the one (or more!) that works for you

Got questions? Get in touch: abroad@augsburg.edu

Check out all the program offerings here

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table TODAY 11:30-1:30pm

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Stop by the Study Abroad and Away Table today in Christensen Center from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

We are available to answer your questions about study abroad/away, check in on your application, or give you some information to get started.

Study Abroad & Away opportunities are for all Auggies–with programs ranging in length from 1 week to a semester or year, international locations as well as destinations in the USA, and courses to fit any major.

Every Study Abroad & Away program fulfills your Augsburg Experience requirement, too!

Stop by today for more info!

Learn more about Study Abroad & Away

International Trivia Night: Wednesday, November 16

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

WORLDQUEST INTERNATIONAL TRIVIA NIGHT

Wednesday, November 16

6 – 8 pm

Hagfors 150 B

Food and fun for all!

Show off your knowledge of topics including international culture and cuisine, flags, geography, international pop culture, and current events. Fun prizes for top teams, fun times for everyone!

Grab your globally-minded friends to form a team! Four-person teams are recommended. Don’t have a team? Don’t worry. We’ll pair you up with teammates right before the game!

Brought to you by Augsburg International Student Organization, Study Abroad & Away, and Global Minnesota as part of International Education Week

RSVP requested, but not required:

RSVP here

Get Your Flu Shots and Covid Boosters at the People’s Center

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

Get your FLU SHOTS and COVID BOOSTERS at the People’s Center! Call 612-332-4973 to schedule an appointment or visit https://www.peoples-center.org/ for more information. You can also get FREE RAPID TESTS at The People’s Center, just walk up Riverside Avenue to 425 20th Avenue South, where you’ll find boxes of tests in the lobby.

If you are interested in volunteering at The People’s Center, you can email Sieglinde Thetard at thetards@peoples-center.org.

Interfaith Institute Introductory Round Table

submitted by ulringj@augsburg.edu

Join the Interfaith Institute’s new staff, Najeeba and Jane, Thursday December 8th from 10:00-11:00am in OGC100, for lunch, introductions and guided discussion about interfaith at Augsburg. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome. We are eager to meet you and hear from you about the work you hope to see the Institute leading on campus.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Jane: ulringj@augsburg.edu

This Week: International Education Week Events

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

TODAY!
Wednesday, November 16 —-WorldQuest International Trivia Night—-
6-8pm, Hagfors 150 B
Grab your globally-minded friends to form a team! Don’t have a team? Don’t worry. We’ll pair you up with teammates right before the game! Fun prizes for top teams. Drinks and snacks provided for all.
t-shirts from the International Student Organization for students, as long as supplies last!

Thursday, November 17 —-International Cultural Night—-
7:30 to 10:30, Christensen Center East Commons
Celebrate with the International Student Organization – dance, food, fashion show, and talent! An exciting night for the whole student body, as we celebrate the global community.

Friday, November 18 —-International Student Org. Gear Day—-
11am to 1pm, Christensen Lobby
Sign up for the ISO student group and get your gear!

See the full schedule and get more details here

The Black Circle Series: Underrepresentation of Black Faculty and Staff

submitted by mitche13@augsburg.edu

In this circle talk series, we will be discussing different topics regarding the student body, specifically black-identifying students. This particular session is about underrepresentation of black faculty and staff in higher education and how that effects our 60% black student population.

When: November 29th
Location: Augsburg Room
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

We hope to see new faces.

Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Shares Her Vocation Story in Chapel

submitted by dames@augsburg.edu

Join us on Tuesday November 22nd from 11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. in the Hoversten Chapel for the next installment in our Uncovering Vocation series. Dr. Kao Nou Moua, Assistant Professor of Social Work and BSN Field Director, will share her story, “Turning Out Into the World”. Come and learn more about Kao Nou, our community, and how we seek to live our lives for the sake of the neighbor.

Help Us Spread the Word: Interfaith Institute Give to the Max

submitted by ulringj@augsburg.edu

The deadline for Give to the max is fast approaching: November 17th!

It is with gratitude and ongoing dedication to Augsburg’s community that we invite you to support the exciting work already happening at the Interfaith Institute. Please consider reaching out to folks you know who might be interested in supporting interfaith at Augsburg.

Thank you for helping us spread the word about our new Institute!

Here’s a link you can forward to friends, family, and colleagues.

Boren Scholarship for Language Study Abroad

submitted by pearsong@augsburg.edu

The Boren Scholarship is an initiative by the US Federal Government to increase the study of languages by individuals committed to public service careers. The Boren Scholarship can be used to cover a variety of study abroad experiences where language learning is the focus. URGO and Study Abroad provide joint advising on this program and can assist any applicant in selecting a program, developing budgets and writing/editing application essays.

Scholarship amounts:
Up to $25,000 for 25-52 weeks (preferred)
Up to $12,500 for 12-24 weeks
Up to $8,000 for 8-11 weeks (STEM majors only)

If you are interested:
• Check out the Boren website (https://www.borenawards.org/) to learn about languages you can study and preferred countries!
• Watch the Info Session for Auggies we hosted with Boren staff: https://youtu.be/Sfx-PxbwlSE
• Let us know your interest by contacting Maren Stoddard Mack (stoddard@augsburg.edu) or URGO staff (urgo@augsburg.edu) by November 28th.
• Send application essay drafts to urgo@augsburg.edu – we will work through several drafts with you to ensure that you submit the strongest application possible.
Final applications are due February 1st!

Learn more about Boren Scholarships

Make Your Benefit Elections Now – Final Week of Open Enrollment

submitted by slater@augsburg.edu

2023 Open Enrollment: November 7 – November 18, 2022
Open Enrollment is the only time of year when you may elect or change your benefits for the coming year, unless you experience a qualifying life event.
During open enrollment, no action means no coverage.
Employees who fail to act by November 18 will not have coverage effective January 1, 2023, and must wait until the next open enrollment period to elect coverage, unless a qualifying life event occurs.

* Accessing the 2023 Enrollment Form: Inside Augsburg > Administrative Tasks > Open Enrollment
Every benefits-eligible employee must act by electing or declining health, dental or vision insurance coverages and a flexible spending or health savings account.
Your 2022 elections WILL NOT automatically carry over to 2023
Required to complete the online enrollment form for the 2023 elections even if you elect to waive your 2023 coverage.

Visit the HR website to view recorded information sessions:
https://sites.augsburg.edu/hr/employees/benefits/open-enrollment-2023/

Medica Pre-Enrollment Website: https://augsburguniversity.welcometomedica.com/home

Email hr@augsburg.edu with any questions.

2023 Benefits Guide

Looking for an Attitude of Gratitude? Use TutorMe

submitted by trancc@augsburg.edu

Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.

Academic Skills & Tutoring Information

Join CTL and CWC for a Zoom Session on Faculty Well-Being: November 16, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

submitted by reederm@augsburg.edu

Teaching faculty and staff are consistently called to support and care for their students, sometimes in complex and challenging situations. In order to fulfill this role, teaching faculty and staff must also have tools, environments, and strategies that promote care and balance for themselves. This session, hosted by CTL, the Health and Well-Being Task Force and CWC, will focus on helping teaching faculty and staff consider strategies and perspectives that can improve their own sense of professional and personal well-being.

This session will be recorded and available on the CTL website home page by Nov 23, 2022.

Zoom Meeting Link (Wed Nov 16th 3:30-4:30pm)

Zoom Meeting Link

Earn Virtual Shadowing Hours With an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant

submitted by jorenbyb@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg Pre-Physician Assistant Club (APPAC) is having a Virtual Shadowing Movie Night this Thursday 11/17, 615-815pm in HC150. Join us for pizza and snacks as we learn about the role of a PA-C in Emergency Medicine.

The APPAC is open to the entire student body regardless of whether you have decided on becoming a PA. Please RSVP on Auggie Life, and we hope to see you there!

Branwen

International Trivia Night: Wednesday, November 16

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

WORLDQUEST INTERNATIONAL TRIVIA NIGHT

Wednesday, November 16

6 – 8 pm

Hagfors 150 B

Food and fun for all!

Show off your knowledge of topics including international culture and cuisine, flags, geography, international pop culture, and current events. Fun prizes for top teams, fun times for everyone!

Grab your globally-minded friends to form a team! Four-person teams are recommended. Don’t have a team? Don’t worry. We’ll pair you up with teammates right before the game!

Brought to you by Augsburg International Student Organization, Study Abroad & Away, and Global Minnesota as part of International Education Week

RSVP requested, but not required:

RSVP here

This Week: International Education Week Events

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

This week is International Education Week. You re welcome to attend events every day to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

TODAY!
Tuesday, November 15 —-Study Abroad Information Table—-
11:30 -1:30pm, Christensen Center Lobby
Learn about study abroad & away opportunities around the world

Wednesday, November 16 —-WorldQuest International Trivia Night—-
6-8pm, Hagfors 150 B
Grab your globally-minded friends to form a team! Don’t have a team? Don’t worry. We’ll pair you up with teammates right before the game! Fun prizes for top teams. Drinks and snacks provided for all.
t-shirts from the International Student Organization for students, as long as supplies last!

Thursday, November 17 —-International Cultural Night—-
7:30 to 10:30, Christensen Center East Commons
Celebrate with the International Student Organization – dance, food, fashion show, and talent! An exciting night for the whole student body, as we celebrate the global community.

Friday, November 18 —-International Student Org. Gear Day—-
11am to 1pm, Christensen Lobby
Sign up for the ISO student group and get your gear!

See the full schedule and get more details here

Start in January: MN Urban Debate League is Hiring Full-Time Program Coordinator

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

Now Hiring: Program Coordinator

The Minnesota Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg University, serves more than 1200 students in the Twin Cities Metro by providing year-round debate programming, including high school national topic policy debate, middle school debate, Spanish Debate League, East African Debate, Financial Literacy Leadership Debates, and MDAW Summer Speech & Debate Camp. Learn more about our work here: https://mnudl.augsburg.edu/what-we-do/

We are hiring a new member of our program staff to help support our growth as we continue to create new partnerships with school districts across the Twin Cities Metro. We’re looking for someone who is a strong educator, advocate, and believer in the power of speech and debate. Learn more below:

Key Information:

• Pay is $20.75-$23/hr, 40 hours per week
• We are looking for someone with policy debate and urban education experience.
• We hope we can recruit someone with full fluency in Spanish, or connection with the East African community, or knowledge of Financial Literacy (our three community leadership debate programs).
• We offer competitive full benefits as a program of Augsburg University – you receive full medical, dental, life, disability, retirement benefits from the University. This includes a tuition reimbursement after 1 year of employment. Three staff members have completed a Masters in Education Policy through this benefit. (Folks who are pursuing their undergrad degree are also eligible).
• In addition to 12 federal holidays, we offer a two-week winter break, and a three-week summer break plus another handful of days for fall break, spring break, and election day.
The MNUDL is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply, including BIPOC candidates, LGBTQIA+ applicants, and people with disabilities.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to me at froehlic@augsburg.edu.

Learn more and apply here: https://smrtr.io/c7gHQ

Annual Anti-Racism Training

submitted by lohmannm@augsburg.edu

The Augsburg University Annual Anti-Racism Training is a required training for all Augsburg faculty and staff and has been scheduled for this year. For more information about the training and to register, please visit the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department Website.

FALL SEMESTER TRAINING
Thu, Dec 8, 2022
Via Zoom
3:30-6:30 p.m. (3 Hours)

2022-2023 Anti-Racism Training Website

Get Your Flu Shots and Covid Boosters at the People’s Center

submitted by gilmerje@augsburg.edu

Get your FLU SHOTS and COVID BOOSTERS at the People’s Center! Call 612-332-4973 to schedule an appointment or visit https://www.peoples-center.org/ for more information. You can also get FREE RAPID TESTS at The People’s Center, just walk up Riverside Avenue to 425 20th Avenue South, where you’ll find boxes of tests in the lobby.

If you are interested in volunteering at The People’s Center, you can email Sieglinde Thetard at thetards@peoples-center.org.

The People’s Center

Short Study Abroad/Away Courses – Earn Credit Off Campus This Summer

submitted by hildena@augsburg.edu

Travel! Earn Credits! Complete Augsburg Experience!

Short-term study abroad & away in Summer 2023 – check out the awesome program options below:

ANOTHER FUTURE IS POSSIBLE: SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS in ROTTERDAM & AMSTERDAM
• travel in May 17-31, 2023
• 2 courses. ENL + SOC/URB :
•ENL 280: Genres: Speculative Fiction (4 credits), Humanities LAF
•SOC/URB 111: City Life: Intro to Urban Sociology (4 credits), SBS LAF, or
•SOC/URB 295: Sustainable Solutions in The Netherlands (4 credits), elective

IMMIGRATION STORIES & COMMUNITY BUILDING IN RURAL MN
• Summer 2023 Term 1, travel to Walnut Grove, MN
• Choose 1 course, with optional INS add on:
*** SOC 495 – Sociology topics elective or
*** THR 295 -Topics in Theater – LAF Fine Arts
*** INS 292 – 2 credits – optional

SCIENCE & RELIGION IN GERMANY
• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 science course and/or the religion course:
*** CHM 102 with Lab: fulfills Science w/ Lab (does not count toward Chm major or minor)
*** SCI 490: Integrated Science Keystone Integrated Science
*** RLN 205: Topics in Religion – may fulfill Search for Meaning II or Humanities LAF

MONEY, BANKING, & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN GERMANY

• Travel in May 2023
• Choose 1 course:
*** ECO 315: Money and Banking
*** BUS 362: International Business

AUGSBURG in MEXICO
• Spanish language courses: beginner to advanced levels, as well as specialty courses in Medical Spanish and Spanish for Ministry
• 4 study sessions in summer – choose the one (or more!) that works for you

Got questions? Get in touch: abroad@augsburg.edu

Check out all the program offerings here