Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Music Main Floor Restrooms Remodel

Both women's and men's restrooms on the main floor of the Charles S. Anderson Music Hall will undergo remodeling from September 15-30. They will be worked on one at a time, with the other rest room labeled "Gender Neutral" during the work.

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Teaching and Learning

Gilman Int'l Scholarship Workshop Today and Sept. 26

Gilman Int'l Scholarship Workshop | Sept. 16 & 26

Augsburg Abroad, TRiO/SSS, and Multicultural Student Services invite Pell Grant recipients to learn how you could be awarded up to $8,000 to study and/or intern abroad through the Gilman International Scholarship. This scholarship is open only to Pell Grant recipients who are also U.S. Citizens.

Attend one of the following workshops to learn the keys elements to winning this scholarship:

Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in Marshall Room--Christensen Center
Friday, Sept. 26 from 2-3 p.m. in Sverdrup 102

DEADLINE to apply for funds is OCTOBER 7, 2014 for study abroad during Spring Semester 2015.


For more information contact abroad@augsburg.edu

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Moodle Help

The E-Learning Team (Liaisons for Computing: Eric Strom, Christy Mattingly, Nathan Lind, and E-Learning Specialist Bonnie Tensen) want you to know that we are ready, willing, and available to help you with your Fall Moodle courses. Here are just a few of the things we can assist you with:
organizing your Moodle gradebook
simplifying attendance taking
streamlining the grading process with Moodle rubrics and assignments
tracking student activity (and notifying inattentive students) using Moodle reports
In addition to providing individual coaching, the team has created the Faculty Moodle Resource site

Here you will find explicit instructions on creating and managing your Moodle courses as well as a Q&A forum for Moodle questions.

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RACE Workshop with Penumbra Theatre

October 7, 3:40-5:40 p.m. Foss Studio
Jointly Sponsored by Academic Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning

Faculty and Staff - You are invited to participate in Penumbra Theatre Company's RACE Workshop. As part of Augsburg's commitment to being a welcoming place for all, this workshop is designed to continue the work of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee as well as build upon the momentum generated through the Creating an Inclusive Campus Conference. During this two-hour session, you will participate in a variety of activities that facilitate the exploration of your identity and the examination how your sense of self affects your perception of others. Monologues by Penumbra's performance artists will help us hone in on the things that nurture or hinder human connection. By participating in this workshop, we hope to give you some tools to foster a deeper connection with students by first giving you the space to deeply connect with your own self.

Space is limited for this event so please RSVP to ctl@augsburg.edu.

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Register Your Fall Internship for Augsburg Experience

If you have an internship this fall and would like to use it to fulfill your Augsburg Experience graduation requirement, remember to register your internship by September 16!

You have two options to register your internship:
- Option 1: Register for academic credit (2 or 4 credits) which also fulfills the Augsburg Experience. For details on the academic internship registration process visit: http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen/internships/internship-registration/

- Option 2: Register for the non-credit internship option (AUG EX3) that fulfills the Augsburg Experience only. For details on the non-credit internship registration process visit: http://www.augsburg.edu/strommen/internships/non-credit-internships/

Both options require you to attend an internship orientation/registration session available on the following dates:

- Tuesday, September 16 at 9:30am or 4:00pm

If you have additional questions about registering your internship experience, email us at strommen.internships@augsburg.edu

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The Writing Lab Is Now Open

Last year, tutors in the Writing Lab conducted well over 2,000 conferences with students on their writing assignments, and the Lab is now open and wonderful writing tutors are ready to start the new academic year. The lab is located on the street level of Lindell Library, just left of the circulation desk. No appointments are taken/needed. Just show up.

Here are the hours:

Monday: 11:10 a.m.-1:40 p.m.; 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30-3:00 p.m.; 3:30-6:00 p.m.; 7:30-10 p.m.
Wednesday: 3:30-6:00 p.m.; 6:30-9 p.m.
Thursday: 12:30-3:00 p.m.; 3:30-6:00 p.m.; 7:30-10 p.m.
Friday: 4:30-7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Faculty - If you would like a tutor to visit your class to present information on the WL, please contact K. Swanson, x1010.

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General Announcements

Career Quick Stop

The Strommen Career and Internship Center will be holding Career Quick Stop weekly. These walk-in hours are meant for quick career questions and short resume reviews. Appointments will be limited to 15 minutes and students will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Simply check-in at Career & Internship Services (Christensen Center, Suite 100) during the Career Quick Stop times: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. - OR - Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m.

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CROP Hunger Walk

Calling all my friends and fellow Auggies to join me in the fight against hunger!

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events that bring people together in a common mission: helping hungry people at home and around the world.

I'm excited to be part of it and would love to have you join me on this journey. Live out the Augsburg mission of being an informed citizen, thoughtful steward, critical thinker and responsible leader. The steps we take - and the funds we raise - will make a real impact!

The walk will take place:
Sunday October 12 - at 1:00 p.m.
St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church
Route Distance 2.5 or 5 miles.

Join the Team: http://hunger.cwsglobal.org/site/TR/2014FallCROPHungerWalk/TR-Fall2014?team_id=112447&pg=team&fr_id=19938

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Music Festival Continues at Cedar tonight

Don't miss this! FREE shows this week!

Global Roots Festival and Midnimo: Music for Unity Campus and Community

Cedar Cultural Center (Voted best world music venue in the world!)
416 Cedar Avenue

Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Hassan Hakmoun with Derek Gripper-Morrocan and Ethiopian
Intermission: Argos-Somali music

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Emel Mathlouthi with Feedel Band-Tunisia
Intermission: Deeqa Bilan with Professor Bob Stacke and Augsburg musicians

**Free shows but due to high demand, please email fibrahim@thecedar.org to reserve your place on the guest list.

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Apply by Sept. 30 - Winter Break + Spring Abroad

Apply by Sept. 30 - Winter Break + Spring Abroad

Attend a Study Abroad Info Session
At the Study Abroad info session you'll find out the basics about finances, scholarships, academics, and how to find the right program for you. For daily schedules and location: https://tinyurl.com/mhz5t3s

Search Programs

Scholarships Available!


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Food Service Hours

Einsteins is open from 7:30am-9:00pm with the late night menu starting at 7:00pm

Nabo is open from 7:30am-8:00pm and the Special of the Day is Cajun chicken pasta

The Commons is open from 7:30am-8:00pm. Market Place is serving spice rubbed cod, lemony rice, herbed sugar snap peas, and mashed potatoes. Vege is serving potato rosemary wedges, brown rice pilaf, broccoli with lemon garlic sun dried tomatoes, and maple glazed carrots.

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Listening Session with Penumbra Theatre Company

September 18th, 3:40-5:00 p.m. FOSS Studio

Students – Please join us for an important event that is devoted to listening to Augsburg students regarding issues of diversity and inclusion on campus. This session is a time for students to share what it feels like to be a student of color on campus, as well as for aspiring white student allies to share some of the difficulties and challenges they face in doing ally work here at Augsburg. This session is part of ongoing initiatives by the college aimed at addressing inclusiveness on campus. Penumbra Theatre Company brings expertise in using the arts to work towards social justice and will use this listening session to inform their artists and educators about the specific needs of our students. Your voices matter. Your stories matter. Please come and share so that we can make this campus a better learning environment for all.

(Jointly Sponsored by Human Resources and the Center for Teaching and Learning)

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TODAY: Last Day to Charge Books at the Bookstore

Students may charge up to $600 in books and supplies at the Augsburg College bookstore. Whatever amount is spent by the student will be billed to their student account. The last day to charge will be September 16. This includes any books needed for times 2 courses.

Any charges made BEFORE September 16 will be billed to the student account. Any purchases made AFTER that date will be an out of pocket expense to the student.

Questions? Contact Student Financial Services at studentfinances@augsburg.edu or stop by our window in the Enrollment Center and speak with a counselor.

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TOMORROW: Last Day to Enroll in E-Refund

If you're expecting a credit refund for this fall term, you MUST enroll in e-refund by Tuesday September 16th to receive your refund by September 30th. You can enroll in e-refund by logging into your Augnet and then clicking on "Records and Registration" and then "Account Activity/Make a Payment".

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Event Announcements

MSA Welcome Back Event Tonight 6 p.m.

The Muslim Student Association would like to invite you to our Welcome Back Event Tuesday September 16th at 6 p.m. in the Student Lounge of Christensen Center. Come see what MSA is all about and enjoy pizza, raffle prizes, as well as a ping pong competition! Hope to see you there!

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Online Purchase Requisition Training

In an effort to streamline and do our work differently, we are moving toward all purchase requisition requests being done online. If you are used to sending an email to Purchasing to start the purchase order process, or filling out a paper purchase requisition, this training is for you.

Two identical sessions:
Wednesday, September 24, 2 PM, Lindell 202, Lindell Library
Thursday, September 25, 11:15 AM, Lindell 301, Lindell Library

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Common Table Open House

The Sabo Center invites you to join us for a Common Table Open House!

Tuesday, September 16th from 4-6pm.

Come enjoy refreshments, meet the Common Table team, hear about our work with this space, find out about upcoming events and talk with us about how your work connects with ours! We will share a short summary of our work at 4:30 but feel free to stop by any time to hang out - and bring friends!

Check out the Common Table facebook page for more information about the space:

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Employers Tabling in Christensen Center - Today

Are you looking for work experience? The Strommen Career and Internship Center invites you to stop by the Christensen Center lobby today (Tuesday, September 16th from 10:00-12:30. Employer representatives from Teach for America and Alternative People with Autism will be on campus to visit with students about their opportunities. Stop by to learn more.

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Farmers' Market Today

The West Bank Farmers' Market is back for the fall! Come support local farmers. Stop by the market outside Foss today 11am-1pm for fresh and organic vegetables, salsas, chickens, and more!

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Daily Chapel

Join us for worship this morning at 11:30am for a Community Hymn Sing!

Chapel this week:
Wed., 9/17 at 10:40am: Dr. Russell Kleckley, Associate Professor and Religion Department Chair, preaching
Thurs., 9/18 at 11:30am: Interfaith Mini-Convo: Rabbi Michael Adam Latz, Shir Tikvah Congregation, "The Jewish-Christian Dialogue"
Fri., 9/19 at 10:40am: Gospel with Patricia Lacey

We gather in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center - Everyone is welcome!

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Community FAIR this Wednesday

Come to the Community Opportunity Fair, Students, Faculty, and Staff!

Learn about all of the great options for doing service-learning components in classes, Bonner placements, volunteer opportunities, and internships.

Over 20 different community organizations and schools will be here on:
TOMORROW Wednesday, September 17
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
IN THE QUAD, Christensen if the weather is bad

For more information, please contact Mary Laurel True, Sabo Center, truem@augsburg.edu or 612-330-1775.

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New DPS Director Meet and Greet

Have you had a chance to meet the new Director of Public Safety? Did you know there was one? This is a great chance for you to come interact with him and get to know each other! This is chance to ask questions, state concerns or just enjoy a root beer/orange float!

Meet Scott Brownell!
When: Tuesday Sept. 16th(today)
Time: 5:30-7pm
Where: Einstein lounge area

Brought to you by ADSG and the Student Concerns Committee
Free Root beer/Orange Floats
Hope to see you there!

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