Auggie Talks are back at Homecoming 2017! Please register for all Auggie Talks and any other Homecoming event you want to attend here.
Below is a schedule of the 2017 Auggie Talks:
Friday, October 13
3:30 p.m: Teaching the Bible, Faith and Vocation at Augsburg.
Auggie Talk #1- Hosted by the Class of 1967 @ Sateren Auditorium
This talk will feature Augsburg Legends Phil Quanbeck Sr ’50 and Rev. Dr. Phillip Quanbeck II reflecting on their last 50 years at Augsburg. This talk is sponsored by the class of ’67.
Saturday, October 14:
11:00 a.m: David Murr ’92
Auggie Talk #3 – Hosted by the Class of 1992 @ Lindell 301
Led by David Murr ’92, a journey though the typical progression through an Augsburg Major and an a-typical progression through a life
12:00 p.m: Peace Prize Forum
Auggie Talks #4- Hosted by the Class of 2007 @ Lindell 301
Nobel Peace Prize Forum: Past, Present & Future
Led by Bettine Hoff Hermanson, Managing Director, Nobel Peace Prize Forum. After a successful return of the Forum back to Augsburg’s Campus learn about this important event and our ties to this Norwegian institution.
12:00 p.m: What’s in a Name
Auggie Talk #5 @ Lindell Lower Level Class room
What’s in a Name?
Hear the behind-the-scenes story of “Project Montague,” our internal name for all the work required to change Augsburg College to Augsburg University. The project includes everything from designing new logos with alumnus Samuel Gross ’03 to updating signs and graphics all over campus and beyond, from registering a new trademark to restaining the gym floor, from working with MNDOT on highway signs to telling the world why we believe this rose by another name will smell even sweeter. Led by Stephen Jendraszak, Director of Marketing, Augsburg University and Samuel Gross ’03, Principal, 144design
1:00 p.m: Music Theater
Auggie Talk #6 @ Tjornhom-Nelson Theater
Auggies in Music Theater
Featuring presentations by Ivey Award winning composer Aaron Gabriel ’99, and Brian Halaas ’08 Director of Conference Programming at Arts Midwest. Brian, Aaron and Sonja will help to resurrect some of the history of the Music-Theater club and share where their journeys living lives in the arts has led.
1:00 p.m: Flute Ensemble
Auggie Talk #7 @ Sateren Auditorium
Please join Flute Studio Artist Trudi Anderson ’77 and Augsburg flutists from all eras – including Leah Abdella ’76, Rebecca Hartwig ‘15, Julie Johnson ’98, Kou Lee ‘11, Bonnie (Schwendeman) Maffitt ’78, Sheryl (Lium) Wilhelm ’76, just to name a few! – as they join together to make merry music as a flute ensemble, including alto, bass, and contrabass flutes!
2:00 p.m: Celebrating Torstenson
Auggie Talk #8 @ Oren Gateway Center 100
Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Joel Torstenson! Led by Elaine Eschenbacher, Director of the Sabo Center.
2:30 p.m: Walking Tour
Auggie Talk #9 departing from the Oren Gateway Center Lobby
Steve Peacock, Director for Community Relations at Augsburg, leads a walking tour of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood like no other!