Come back to campus for a great rate on a GRE prep course, offered through the URGO office.
Graduate programs often require applicants to take the Graduate Records Exam, referred to as the GRE. URGO offers an eight week GRE prep course each summer for students, alumni, and staff at a cost well below those found at private test centers. This course is taught by Augsburg faculty and staff and walks students through each section of the general test. Throughout the course students complete sample test questions and receive in-depth feedback and instruction. The registration fee also includes a six-month subscription to the online GRE study tool, Magoosh.
Tuesdays, May 12th-June 30th
5-7pm @ Sverdrup 206
Register at http://www.augsburg.edu/urgo/
If you have any questions about the course, please contact Kirsten O’Brien at email@example.com or 612-330-1446.
Alumni are also invited to take part in the Pre-Health Application Boot Camp 2015
May 7, 14, and 21
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Application Bootcamp is a guided workshop where participants will receive instruction and guidance on centralized applications to health science programs, personal statements, and secondary applications in an environment where they can immediately utilize the material presented by working on the applications and statements.
Our Adult Undergraduate program is one of the top ten programs in the nation for older students.
The flexible, hybrid program helps students to complete their degree while still attending to many life responsibilities. We offer 10 different majors in this program, including Management, Finance, Accounting, Education, Communications, Psychology and BSN Completion.
To help motivate adult students to get started this summer, we are offering a Summer Scholarship. Apply and register by May 22nd and your first summer course is free. This is a $1,830 value! This applies to all new undergraduate students seeking their first four-year degree in our evening program.
In addition, if you are the parent of a current Day student or spouse of a current Augsburg student, the Parent/Family Grant can be added to this scholarship. The Parent/Family grant provides a $50 per credit discount to all your courses, with no cap while completing your bachelor’s degree. If you are pursuing a graduate degree, the grant provides $80 discount per credit.
Contact Augsburg Transfer Team for details at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-330-1001.
Auggies are everywhere! Beginning in February, alumni gatherings in Arizona coincided with Centennial Singers performances at eight churches. An alumni reception, dinner, and luncheon were hosted by Arizona Auggies and attended by President Pribbenow.
Alumni, parents, and friends in the Washington, D.C. area gathered for a reception held at OmniEarth Inc., a sci-tech start-up launched by alumnus Lars Dyrud ’97, who serves as President and CEO. While we enjoyed food and fun conversation, Provost and Chief Academic Officer Karen Kaivola discussed how Augsburg is educating students for a life of meaning and purpose in the 21st century.
An alumni reception at Scandinavia House, in New York City, helped celebrate what was the opportunity of a lifetime for Auggies who performed at Carnegie Hall under the direction of Peter Hendrickson ’76. He directed The Augsburg Choir in a mass chorale with members of the Masterworks Chorale and Choir alumni, who loved the chance to connect with classmates on a dream trip!
Auggies, wherever you go, bring Traveling Auggie with you on your travels and share pics of Auggie gatherings with us via Facebook or Twitter. Are you interested in hosting an Auggie reception in your city? Let us know at email@example.com.
Keith Stout and Kim Stone hanging out with Auggie Beth Opgrand ’45 in Arizona in February. Her candle says, “All things are possible for those that believe.”
In February, Auggies gathered in Arizona at La Casa De Cristo Church with the Centennial Singers. Augsburg President Paul Pribbenow, Neal ’57 and Judy ’61 Snider, Arne ’49 and Jean ’52 Markland, and Paul ’63 and Linda Stromberg.
Seth Lienard ’11 and Caitlin Hozeny ’09 at Scandinavia House in NYC.
(L-R) Augsburg alumni director Sara Schlipp-Riedel ’06,
Model UN Augsburg students at Scandinavia House in NYC.
Former Auggie roomies reunited! Peter Hendrickson ’76 with George Mathison ’75.
Masterworks singers and alumni!
Emily Jensen, Brian Halaas, Johanna Schmidt and Ben Katz
Auggies at Scandinavia House
We had such a successful Augsburg night in D.C. We met so many wonderful alums who are doing powerful things. We are so grateful for Lars Dyrud ’97 and OmniEarth for hosting us!
Jennifer Carlson, Eric Canny and Brenda Valentine at OmniEarth.
Mark Raabe ’53 and wife Jean Raabe.
Kari Arfstrom’89 & guest Neil Schimmenti.
Photo: Sonja Balci / HiOA
Curt Rice ’84 was appointed the new president of Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA). Rice is the first non-Norwegian head of a Norwegian institution for higher education.
The University College is Norway’s largest, and is unique owing to its wide range of professional programs and close ties between research and corresponding fields of practice.
Rice, a philosophy major at Augsburg, and wife Tove I. Dahl ’84 jointly received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009.
“I look forward to meeting the faculty, staff and students and working closely with them and our other partners to write HiOA’s next chapter,” says Curt Rice.
Rice comes to the University College from a position as professor at the Department of Languages and Linguistics at the university in Tromsø. He earned his PhD in general linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. Rice will assume his new position on August 1st. Continue reading
Like the rest of our community here in the Twin Cities, Augsburg College and the Alumni Association were saddened to see this week’s devastating announcement about layoffs at Target corporate headquarters. News like this is especially painful when we know that Auggies were affected.
Regardless of your employment status, your alma mater is here to support you through education, mentorship, Auggie connections, and campus events. If you’re looking to further your education, Augsburg Admissions has put together a comprehensive package to support your next steps.
Augsburg College would like to extend its Partnership Grant program discounts to those affected by the recent workforce reduction at Target.
The Partnership discount of $50 per undergraduate credit and $80 per graduate credit will continue to apply to all previous Target employees if they newly enroll in an adult undergraduate or graduate program at Augsburg College in the summer or fall 2015 term.
Additionally, Augsburg has created a new alumni discount of $50 per undergraduate credit and $80 per graduate credit. To receive the alumni discount, a student must have earned a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree from Augsburg College. Alumni who newly enroll in further studies at Augsburg College will be able to receive this discount. The discount does not apply to CEU credits or workshops.
For maximum affordability, the alumni discount is stackable with one other discount! The alumni discount can be stacked with the military discount, the AmeriCorps/Lutheran Corps discount, or the Augsburg Partnership Grant.
For example, if you are an Augsburg alumna or alumnus that has been newly admitted into a graduate program and your Target – Augsburg Partnership Grant program has been extended for the summer and fall terms, your two discounts may be stacked. Alumni Discount $80/credit + Partnership Grant Discount $80/credit = Total Discount $160/ credit. Continue reading
Augsburg alumni are cordially invited to a reception in New York with President Paul C. Pribbenow, Associate Professors Peter Hendrickson and Joe Underhill, alumni, parents, and friends of the College, as well as current Augsburg students who will be in New York participating in the Model UN and vocalists singing at Carnegie Hall.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
58 Park Avenue, map
New York, NY
RSVP by Tuesday, March 17 here or by calling 612-3430-1085.