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Friday, December 6, 2013
11 a.m., Christensen Center
Registration Not Required
The Augsburg Associates invite the Augsburg community to celebrate Velkommen Jul as a most delightful way to begin the Advent season. The festive mood greets everyone with a beautifully displayed Scandinavian boutique on the first floor of the Christensen Center. There guests will find delicate and delicious cookies, candies and breads, as well as a wonderful collection of gifts, ranging from candles, napkins, and ornaments to table linens, specialty handmade greeting cards and other irresistible items that are for sale.
After shopping, all are invited to the upper level in the Center, where there will be an array of tables laden with delicious Scandinavian goodies, beautifully presented for all to enjoy. Lively conversation, accompanied by good coffee and lefse is the order of the day. Donations are welcomed and appreciated as all are returned to Augsburg students in the form of scholarships from the Associates. Come and join the celebration on December 6 and don’t forget to wear your Norwegian sweater!
Advent Vespers, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 5 & 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2, 5, & 8 p.m.
Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
Advent Vespers celebrates the beginning of the Christmas season with traditional and contemporary hymns, anthems, and carols. The Augsburg College Advent Vespers celebration is one of the largest holiday music events in the Twin Cities with more than 10,000 worshipers participating annually.
Held in the beautifully renovated Central Lutheran Church in downtown Minneapolis, this celebration combines more than 300 participants including choirs, instrumentalists, readers, and a full liturgical party.
The services highlight the majesty of the space at Central Lutheran Church. Follow the drama of the processions and capture the splendor of the sounds from the massed choirs scattered throughout the sanctuary.
Seating envelopes are required for each service. You may order seating envelopes beginning November 1.
Paying it back: Student Loan Repayment Workshop for Augsburg Alumni
Tuesday, December 10th
Sverdrup Hall, Room 201
6:00 – 6:30 Loan information presentation
6:30-7:30 Counselors available for personalized help
For many 2013 alumni, student loan repayment has begun! Do you feel overwhelmed or uncertain about your federal loan repayment options? We are here to help!
Come back to campus on Tuesday, December 10th for a repayment workshop hosted by Augsburg Alumni Relations and Student Financial Services.
We will show you how to determine how much you owe, federal loan repayment options, loan forgiveness options, consolidation. Bring your FAFSA PIN number (www.pin.ed.gov) and an estimate of your 2013 earnings
Augsburg Alumni and Friends Florida Reception
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
4 to 6 p.m.
The Brittany, 4021 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples, FL
Join President Paul C. Pribbenow and Augsburg Alumni and friends in Florida for a reception at the Florida home of Regent Emerita Gladys Boxrud Strommen ’46. This event is in conjunction with the Augsburg Symphony Orchestra Tour in Florida.
Auggie Networking Event
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Christensen Center Lobby
Join the Alumni Board and the Young Alumni Council for the Auggie Networking Event. A unique opportunity for alumni, parents, and friends to network amongst each other while also providing a unique experience for current students. More details to follow.
Auggie Eye Opener Breakfast
Goes On The Road to Minneapolis!
February 13, 2014 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Featuring Dr. Karen Kaivola, new Provost at Augsburg College
Minneapolis Club, 729 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis
Join us for the first Auggie Eye Opener of 2014, hosted at the Minneapolis Club! Starting in 2014, we plan to occasionally offer the Eye Opener breakfasts at venues around the Twin Cities, and hope this location will be particularly appealing to our alumni working in downtown Minneapolis. In addition, free parking is available on the ramp connected to the Minneapolis Club.
Meet Dr. Karen Kaivola, new Provost at Augsburg College, who will share her thoughts about the value of an Augsburg education.
Eye Opener Breakfasts are specially designed for Augsburg graduate students and alumni in the Twin Cities to network with one another, grow professionally and connect with the College. The cost is $5 per person and includes breakfast. Seating is limited and reservations and pre-payment are required, so please register by February 6, 2014 to reserve your seat.
Strommen Executive Speakers Series – Attention Sports Fans!
February 13, 2014 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Featuring Dave St. Peter, President of the Minnesota Twins
“The Business of Baseball”
Christensen Center, East Commons
Please join us on Thursday, February 13, 2014 for our next Strommen Executive Speakers Series event featuring Dave St Peter, President of the Minnesota Twins. Dave St. Peter joined the Twins in 1990 and was named president in 2002. He oversees the team’s day-to-day operations, strategic planning and interaction with Major League Baseball. Join us to learn about a fascinating industry! Free pizza dinner following presentation
Please register by February 6 to let us know you plan to attend. We will send a complimentary parking pass to your e-mail address.
Don’t forget to check out the various Augsburg Alumni Tours that we organize periodically. They’re a great way to reconnect with fellow Auggies while exploring the world!