On Monday, Sept. 17, Augsburg College will host nationally recognized speaker, trainer and performer Elaine Penn for a mini-convocation entitled “Be the Change: Help Create a Better World.” The event will begin at 10:20 a.m. in Hoversten Chapel and will be followed by lunch and conversation in the East Commons (class schedules will not change).
The presentation will focus on diversity, leadership and building an inclusive campus community. This mini-convocation is part of an all-day event in which Elaine will also speak to student athletes, faculty and staff.
Elaine’s background as a campus professional, college coach, athlete and musician has helped her speak (and sing) with college audiences since 1996. She received her Master of Education Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1988.
Elaine will begin her presentations at Augsburg with the mini-convocation, which will run from 10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center. Then, she will participate in a lunch and conversation session from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the East Commons, Christensen Center. After that, she will deliver a presentation for faculty and staff from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Finally, Elaine will conclude her day with presentation for student athletes from 7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Foss Center.