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.
Website: www.augsburgmusictherapy.org
Advisor: Roberta Kagin
Music
612-330-1273

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

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.
Website: www.augsburgmusictherapy.org
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.
Advisor: Noel Petit
Computer Science
612-330-1061

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.
Advisor: Marc Issacson
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.
Advisor: Michael Wentzel
Chemistry
612-330-1129

Augsburg College Women in Computing

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Augsburg College Women In Computing aims to support, celebrate, and advocate for the full engagement of women and minorities in all aspects of the computing field.
Advisor: Shana Watters
Computer Science
612-330-1142

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 Future Educators of the World

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2012-2013
Mission: Augsburg Future Educators of the World aims to to create a more cohesive campus within and for all Education majors (undergraduate, WEC, and graduate) and to help future educators navigate their current courses and their future career.
Advisor: Audrey Lindsmire
Education
612-330-1397

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

Psychology Club

Status: Student Club
Mission: The Psychology Club 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

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.
Advisor: Benjamin Stottrup
Physics
612-330-1035
Stu Anderson
Physics
612-330-1012

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: David Crowe
Biology
612-330-1794
Heather Hultquist
Biology
612-330-1077

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

Women in Film

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Women in Film aims to enrich the community of Augsburg with knowledge and support of women in the film industry.
Advisors: Jenny Hanson
Communications Studies
612-330-1714
  Deb Redmond
Communications Studies
612-330-1721
  Elise Marubbio
Communications Studies
612-330-1523

Women in Physics

Status: Student Club
Mission: Women in Physics promotes youth, with a focus on young girls, into science majors and careers, focusing on outreach and opportunities for science and science programs in local communities.
Advisor: Rebekah Dupont
STEM Programs
612-330-1042

Advocacy & Awareness


Augsburg Against Gender Violence

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Augsburg Against Gender Violence educates the Augsburg Community about gender violence, creates awareness around surrounding resources, and promotes a safer, more inclusive environment.
Advisor: Adriane Brown
Women’s Studies
612-330-1528

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 andencourages awareness and respect for students of Latin@ ancestry.
Advisor: Dulce Monterrubio
Latin American Student Services
612-330-1309

Coalition for Global Activism and Change

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Coalition for Global Activism and Change is dedicated to fostering a community of informed citizens by raising awareness of issues of peace and security, violations of human rights, and current international issues. This group aims to inspire students to have an intrinsic motivation to actively engage in their communities with an educated global mindsetp and works as channel for the Augsburg community to take action on a global scale.
Advisor: Joe Underhill
612-330-1312
Political Science

EnviroPeace

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: EnviroPeace advocates on behalf of the environment and promotes activities deemed peaceful by Augsburg College.
Advisor: Mary Laurel True
Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning
612-330-1775

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.
Contact: mpirg@augsburg.edu
Advisor: Greg Krueger
Education
612-330-1143

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 Center
612-330-1022

Queer Pride Alliance

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: Queer Pride Alliance (QPA) provides support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, 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, Questioning, Intersex and Asexual Student Services
612-330-1499

Save the Kids

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Save the Kids (STK) is a chapter of the national organization of the same name, which is a grass-roots fully-volunteer organization that is grounded in the values of Hip Hop activism and transformative justice, which advocates for alternatives to, and the end of, incarceration of all youth.
Advisors: Susan O’Connor
Education
612-330-1494
Donna Patterson
Education
612-330-1567

Sisters for Success

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: It shall be the purpose of Sisters for Success to empower, educate and inspire Hmong women to lead a brighter future as leaders.
Advisor: Adriane Brown
Women’s Studies
612-330-1528

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 at Augsburg College aims (a) to 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; (b) to 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 (c) to 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.
Advisor: Joe Underhill
Political Science
612-330-1312

Women’s Peer Mentor Program

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2014-2015
Mission: The Women’s Peer Mentor Program provides a first year female student with an upper class female mentor, matched by mutual interests and/or beliefs. The purpose of the Women’s Peer Mentor Program is to provide a student-to-student connection and resource for first year students, and to help integrate first year students into the campus life.
Advisor: Adriane Brown
Women’s Studies
612-330-1528

Athletics & Club Sports


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 Dance Team

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Augsburg College Dance Team represents the college at dance competitions, exhibitions, and sporting events, promotes and upholds school spirit, and develops a sense of good sportsmanship among the students and alumni.
Advisor: Molly Dorsey Tack
Athletics

Augsburg College Men’s Lacrosse

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2008-2009
Mission: Augsburg College Men’s Lacrosse showcases the talents of Augsburg students both on and off the lacrosse field, and aims to teach, inspire, learn, and carry each other to a higher level of success in life as well as lacrosse.

Augsburg Ultimate

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2006-2007
Mission: Augsburg Ultimate teaches students how to play Ultimate competitively, as well as spreads knowledge about the game across campus.
Advisor: Timothy Brustad
StepUP
612-330-1409

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
Advisor: Boyd Koehler
Library
612-330-1018

KAUG

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: inside.augsburg.edu/kaug
Advisor: Michael Grewe
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1499

Greek Life


Sigma Delta Psi Fraternity

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Sigma Delta Psi Fraternity strives to build better men through lifelong friendships, leadership opportunities, and character development. In adversis enim dignitas proveniat (In adversity, greatness arises).
Advisor: John Cerrito
Business-MIS
612-330-1768

Political Advocacy


College Democrats

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2014-2015
Mission: The College Democrats shall support the philosophy and candidates of the Democratic Party. It believes that the future of the United States depends upon the effective participation of young people in the political process; for this reason, this organization shall support all efforts to increase the participation of college students in Democratic affairs and ideals. To this end, the College Democrats shall train and educate its members in order to ensure they are better able to (1) educate students about the philosophy of the Democratic Party; (2) work to elect local, state, and national Democratic candidates; and (3) affect political change on the local, state, and national levels.
Advisor: Adriane Browne
Women’s Studies
612-330-1528

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

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.
Advisor: Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Center
612-330-1022

Students for Interfaith Action

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Students for Interfaith Action (SIA) aims to make Augsburg safe for religious differences by increasing respect and mutual understanding among people of different faith, ethnic, and cultural traditions and by fostering cooperation among religious communities.
Contact: ccv@augsburg.edu
612-330-1732
Website: www.augsburg.edu/ccr/current-interfaith-scholars
Advisors: Pastor Sonja Hagander
Campus Ministry
612-330-1735
Matthew Maruggi
Religion
612-330-1317

Special Interest


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: 2013-2014
Mission: Augsburg Manga and Anime Club showcases anime/manga and its origin culture and aims to form a sense of community around a less known art form.
Advisor: Donald Gustafson
History
612-330-1192

Augsburg Knitting Association

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: The Augsburg Knitting Association educates the Augsburg community about various styles and techniques associated with knitting.
Advisor: Cindy Peterson
Scholastic Connections
612-330-1754

Augsburg Martial Arts Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2009-2010
Mission: The Augsburg Martial Arts Club aims to build true confidence in the mind, honesty in the heart, and strength in the body.
Contact: augsburgmac@facebook.com
Website: www.facebook.com/groups/augsburgmac
Advisor: Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Center
612-330-1022

Augsburg Policy Debate

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2014-2015
Mission: Augsburg Policy Debate seeks to expose students to public policy through research, advocacy, critical theory, and political analysis.
Advisor: Adriane Brown
Women’s Studies
612-330-1528

Augsburg Student Activities Council

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The Augsburg Student Activities Council seeks to build community among Day students at Augsburg College through campus programming.
Contact: asac@augsburg.edu
Website: inside.augsburg.edu/asac
Advisor: Michael Grewe
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1499

BeatbAugs

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: BeatbAugs aims to instruct and inform about the art of beatboxing, as well as to entertain via live performances.
Advisor: K. Christian McGuire
Music
612-330-1265

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: bossaugsburg@gmail.com
Advisor: Mohamed Sallam
Pan-Afrikan Center
612-330-1022

Game Club

Status: Student Club
Mission: Game Club brings together students to have fun and foster friendships with those who have a common interest in games.
Contact: cao@augsburg.edu
Website: www.augsburggameclubb.blogspot.com/

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

I *Heart* Spandex

Status: Student Club
Mission: I *Heart* Spandex aims to spread the knowledge and love of volleyball and to fill the stands with supportive fans at Augsburg volleyball games.
Advisors: Jane Becker
Athletics
612-330-1541
Jennifer Jacobs
Athletics

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

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: inside.augsburg.edu/stugov/
Advisors: Michael Grewe
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1499
Joanne K. Reeck
Campus Activities and Orientation
612-330-1111

Adult Undergraduate Student Advisory Council

Status: Student Government
Mission: The Adult Undergraduate (AU) Student Advisory Council serves as the primary AU student voice and liaison between students and the administration, faculty, and staff of Augsburg College.
Advisor: Ron Blankenship
Adult Education