Student Organization Details

Academic & Professional


American Music Therapy Association of Students

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2011-2012
Mission: The American Music Therapy Association of Students (AMTAS) promotes, encourages, and enhances the development of its members by creating, encouraging, and providing support lines between itself and the music therapy profession.
Advisor: Roberta Kagin
Music
612-330-1273

Association of Computing Machinery at Augsburg College

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) at Augsburg College supports, celebrates, and advocates for the full engagement of students and faculties in all aspects of the computing field.
Contact: acm.org@augsburg.edu
Advisor: Noel Petit
Computer Science
612-330-1061
Shana Watters
Computer Science
612-330-1142

Augsburg Art Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2004-2005
Mission: Augsburg Art Club provides a forum for students interested in a wide range of visual arts (e.g., studio art, art history, architecture, etc.) to investigate, experience, produce, and exhibit art.
Advisor: Susan Boecher
Art
612-330-1282

Augsburg Business Organization

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2001-2002
Mission: Augsburg Business Organization (ABO) promotes the study of business at Augsburg College, as well as brings students together who have an interest in discussing and advocating for business.
Website: http://www.augsburg.edu/business/abo/
Advisor: Marc Isaacson
Business Administration
612-330-1194

Augsburg Chemistry Society

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2004-2005
Mission: The Augsburg Chemistry Society brings together chemistry majors, minors, and students with chemistry interests at Augsburg College, as well as rallies support for the Augsburg chemistry program.
Contact: acs.org@augsburg.edu
Website: www.augsburg.edu/chemistry/augsburg-chemistry-society/
Advisor: Michael Wentzel
Chemistry
612-330-1129

Augsburg Exercise Science Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2012-2013
Mission: The Augsburg Exercise Science Club (AESC) encourages a lifestyle of exercise for those in the Augsburg community.  AESC aspires to embolden the Augsburg community with aspects of health, exercise science, and fitness for the purpose of facilitating participation and promoting a healthy active lifestyle with the intention to inspire activity.
Advisor: Anthony Clapp
Health/Physical Education
612-330-1618

Augsburg Psychology Association

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: The Augsburg Psychology Association aims to create a community of psychology students at Augsburg that work to increase students’ awareness of graduate school opportunities in psychology fields and current work of practitioners in the fields of psychology.
Advisor: Ben Denkinger
Psychology
612-330-1172

Augsburg Student Accounting Organization

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: ASAO provides students the opportunity to enhance their accounting experience into a professional career, certification, or interest in the field beyond the classroom.
Advisor: Phyllis Kapetanakis
Business
612-330-1134

Augsburg Winds and Reeds Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Applied: 2014-2015
Mission: The Augsburg Winds and Reeds Club aims to establish awareness of classical music for the community at Augsburg College and to educate those interested in the music as well as reed-making.
Advisor: Merliee Klemp
Music
612-330-1609

Classical and Medieval Reading Group

Status: Pending Chartering
Applied: 2015-2017
Mission: In Classical and Medieval Reading Group, students and professors read and analyze texts from ancient Greece, Rome, and medieval Europe to bring people together who are interested in learning more about writings from these time periods outside of class.
Advisor: Michael Kidd
Medieval Studies
612-330-1206

Marginalized Voices in Film and Media

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Marginalized Voices in Film and Media aims to enrich the community of Augsburg and the Twin Cities with knowledge, awareness, and support of marginalized voices and perspectives—women and minorities—in the film industry and various other media industries.
Advisor: Jenny Hanson
Communications Studies
612-330-1714

Murphy Square

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: Murphy Square is the official literary and visual arts publication at Augsburg College, taking submissions and publishing the works of students and faculty.
Contact: murphysquare@augsburg.edu
Website: web.augsburg.edu/murphysquare
Advisor: Cary Waterman
English
612-330-1504

Society of Physics Students

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2003-2004
Mission: SPS advances and diffuses knowledge of the science of physics and encourages student interest in physics throughout the academic and local communities.
Website: www.augsburg.edu/physics/society-of-physics-students/
Advisor: Benjamin Stottrup
Physics
612-330-1035

STEM Peer Mentorship

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: STEM Peer Mentorship aims to provide support to STEM students in navigating through their undergraduate studies and in preparation for success inside and outside of the classroom.
Advisor: Rebekah Dupont
STEM Programs
612-330-1042

Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2006-2007
Mission: Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society is an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences.
Advisors: Ann Impullitti
Biology
612-330-1072
Lisa Raetz
Biology
612-330-1568

Unbounded

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2004-2005
Mission: Unbounded brings mathematics majors, minors, and those interested in math together for social opportunities.
Advisor: Richard Flint
Mathematics
612-330-1710

Advocacy & Awareness


Augsburg Asian Student Association

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2004-2005
Mission: Augsburg Asian Student Association (AASA) strives to strengthen Asian awareness, to educate the Augsburg community about Asian American issues, and to support the voices and perspectives of Asian students at Augsburg College.
Contact: aasa@augsburg.edu
Website: www.augsburg.edu/panasian/augsburg-asian-student-association
Advisor: Hli Vang
Pan Asian Student Services
612-330-1530

Augsburg Indigenous Student Association

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2007-2008
Mission: Augsburg Indigenous Student Association (AISA) provides events that support the awareness of American Indian cultures and serves as a support network for students interested in Indigenous peoples and culture.
Contact: aisa@augsburg.edu
Advisor: Jennifer Simon
American Indian Student Services
612-330-1144

Augsburg Latin American Students

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2008-2009
Mission: Augsburg Latin American Students (ALAS) promotes, communicates, educates, and engages the broader Augsburg College and surrounding communities in learning about the Latin@ culture and encourages awareness and respect for students of Latin@ ancestry.
Contact: alas@augsburg.edu
Website: http://www.augsburg.edu/lss/allied-latinas-and-latinos/
Advisor: Dulce Monterrubio
Latin@ Student Services
612-330-1309

Augsburg’s Sexual Misconduct Awareness-Raising Team

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Charterd: 2015-2016
Mission: Augsburg’s SMART strives to raise overall awareness of rape culture, consent culture, harassment, and assaults, provide bystander trainings, help members and other students, staff, and faculty become good allies, innovate ways for Augsburg’s SMART to reach out to and engage with the populations who are unable to relate and/or empathize with these issues, and create an on-campus culture of education, empathy and empowerment.
Advisor: Sarah Griesse
Student Affairs
612-330-1489

Hmong Women Together

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Hmong Women Together aims create and sustain a supportive environment to connect, empower, and educate Hmong women to discover and explore different aspects of their cultural identities.
Advisor: Hli Vang
Pan Asian Student Services
612-330-1530

International Student Organization

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The International Student Organization (ISO) strives to plan educational, cultural and social events that will bring together international and American students to promote tolerance and intercultural understanding between them, as well as contribute to the successful intercultural adjustment and academic achievement of international students.
Contact: iso@augsburg.edu
Advisor: Jie He
International Student and Support Services
612-330-1659

MPIRG

Status: Other
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: MPIRG engages Augsburg College students in social justice and political advocacy.
Advisor: Christina Erickson
Social Work
612-330-1704

Pan-Afrikan Student Union

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The Pan-Afrikan Student Union (PASU) builds and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with students of Afrikan descent.
Contact: pasu@augsburg.edu
Website: www.augsburg.edu/pan-afrikan/pasu.html
Advisor: Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Student Services
612-330-1022

Queer Pride Alliance

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 1988-1989
Mission: Queer Pride Alliance (QPA) provides support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) community at Augsburg along with those other members who are allies. It also raises awareness about LGBTQIA issues and concerns to the entire Augsburg campus community.
Contact: qpa@augsburg.edu
Website: www.augsburg.edu/lgbtqia/queer-pride-alliance
Advisor: Michael Grewe
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual Student Services
612-330-1499

Students for Racial Justice

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2010-2011
Mission: Students for Racial Justice (SRJ) aims to educate, to raise awareness about, and to take action against racism within our community at Augsburg College.
Contact: srj.augsburg@gmail.com
Advisor: Joanne K. Reeck
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1111

Students Supporting Israel at Augsburg College

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2014-2015
Mission: Students Supporting Israel shall (1) provide students with the opportunity to support the position of Israel in the Middle East, discuss fair media coverage of the area, and familiarize students with the current events and Israeli culture; (2) promote better understanding of Israel as a member of the family of nations as well as Israel’s fundamental right to exist within secure and recognized borders by openly discussing controversial topics related to Israel; and (3) provide an organized base for conducting activities such as information sessions, open discussion forums, film screening, guest speakers and informational displays related to the group’s interests.
Contact: ssi.org@augsburg.edu
Advisor: Benjamin Kent
Academic Achievement
612-330-1366

Campus Media


Echo

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The Echo is the official student newspaper of Augsburg College.
Contact: echo@augsburg.edu
612-330-1102
Website: augsburgecho.wordpress.com
Advisors: Jenny Hanson
Communications Studies
612-330-1714
Boyd Koehler
Library
612-330-1018

KAUG Radio & Concert Promotion

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: KAUG is the official radio station of Augsburg College.
Contact: kaug@augsburg.edu
612-330-1595
Website: engage.augsburg.edu/kaug
Advisors: Michael Grewe
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1499
Dain Estes
Music

Religious & Spiritual


Campus Ministry Student Organization

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: Campus Ministry Student Organization creates an environment in which all students feel welcomed to explore the message of Jesus Christ so that they can discover and fulfill their vocation as members of Christ’s body. It also seeks to foster dialogue between students and neighbors about faith, religion, and values. Campus Ministry welcomes all people of all faiths and religious backgrounds into study, worship, service, and fellowship.
Contact: campmin@augsburg.edu
612-330-1732
Website: www.augsburg.edu/campusministry
Advisors: Pastor Sonja Hagander
Campus Ministry
612-330-1735
Pastor Justin Lind-Ayers
Campus Ministry
612-330-1732

Muslim Student Association

Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Student Services
612-330-1022

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2009-2010
Mission: The Muslim Student Association strives to promote unity among Muslim students and to raise awareness within the Augsburg community about the culture, history, and language of the Muslim community surrounding campus.
Contact: augsburgmsa@augsburg.edu
Advisors: Fardosa Hassan
Campus Ministry
612-330-1734
Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Student Services
612-330-1022

Special Interest


Auggie Improv

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: Auggie Improv is looking to gather a community of performers to hone their skills of improvisation on the stage.
Advisor: Darcey Engen
612-330-1549
Theater

Augsburg Cheer Team

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: The Augsburg Cheer Team encourages crowd support at Augsburg Athletic events, primarily in the sports of football and men’s and women’s basketball.
Advisor: Samantha Hofer
Athletics

Augsburg College Pep Band 612

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2010-2011
Mission: Augsburg College Pep Band 612 strives to encourage the involvement of students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to support Augsburg athletics through music and school spirit.
Advisor: Merilee Klemp
Music
612-330-1609

Augsburg Manga and Anime Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: AMAC showcases anime/manga and its origin culture and form a sense of community around a less known art form.
Advisor: Jenny Hanson
Communication Studies
612-330-1714

Augsburg Martial Arts Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: The Martial Arts Group is committed to the education and practice of multiple martial arts; from forms and self-defense, to meditation and discussion, everyone in the group will learn and grow together through many viewpoints of Martial Arts.
Advisor: Mel Lee
Athletics
612-330-1654

Augsburg Student Activities Council

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 1987-1988
Mission: The Augsburg Student Activities Council seeks to build community among Day students at Augsburg College through campus programming.
Contact: asac@augsburg.edu
Website: engage.augsburg.edu/asac
Advisor: Michael Grewe
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1499

Brotherhood of Successful Scholars

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2011-2012
Mission: The Brotherhood of Successful Scholars aims to transform young boys into strong hardworking men. This organization is pursuing membership with the Iota Phi Theta fraternity.
Contact: bosscholars@augsburg.edu
Advisor: Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Student Services
612-330-1022

Eagle Eye Shooting Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: The purpose of the Eagle Eye Shooting Club is to provide a venue for participation in shooting sports to any students, faculty, and alumni at Augsburg College; to foster responsibility, safety, etiquette and marksmanship among its members towards and involving firearms while offering education options for furthering knowledge and firearm certifications; and to enjoy time spent with other individuals who share the same passions and interests in exercising their Second Amendment Rights.
Advisor: Seth Lienard
Event and Conference Planning
612-330-1323

Gamers United

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Gamers United is a place for all gamers to find social involvement and enjoyment in one or every form of gaming.
Advisor: Erik Steinmetz
Computer Science
612-330-1062

Mindfulness for Students Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2009-2010
Mission: The Mindfulness for Students Club provides an opportunity to learn mindfulness-based techniques for stress reduction and to provide a safe, supportive environment for students practicing mindfulness.
Advisor: Jon Vaughan-Fier
Center for Counseling and Health Promotion
612-330-1337

Urban Connections

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: Urban Connections focuses on connecting Augsburg’s campus to urban communities through mentoring, workshops, volunteering and engaging in different and unique ways. It will not only connect students to urban neighborhoods, but it will also aim to create fellowship and community to members through fun activities, events, and discussions, as well as to coordinate with the Sabo Center to maximize Augsburg’s relationships with community partners.
Advisors: Janet Morales
Enrollment Center
612-330-1792
Mary Laurel True
Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship
612-330-1775

Student Government


Augsburg Day Student Government

Status: Student Government
Mission: Augsburg Day Student Government serves as the primary student voice and liaison between Day students and the administration, faculty, and staff of Augsburg College.
Contact: stugov@augsburg.edu
612-330-1110
Website: engage.augsburg.edu/stugov/
Advisors: Michael Grewe
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1499
Joanne K. Reeck
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1111