Augsburg College alumna Helena Kruger ’13 is one of 138 volunteers from across the United States to commit to a year of service through Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC).
Kruger, who studied international relations and economics at Augsburg, began work as the Northwest Volunteer Coordinator for Bread for the City in Washington, D.C.
LVC is a national service-leadership program that unites people to work for peace with justice. Volunteers live together in intentional community, practice simple and sustainable living, and work full-time with social justice organizations.
During his time at Augsburg, Adducci has made the dean’s list with a 4.0 grade-point average and has shed much of the stigma associated with having a learning disability.
CLASS specialists guide students to appropriate accommodations such as extended time for exams, note takers in classes, and recorded or electronic books, and help with time management and organizational skills, learning strategies, and compensatory techniques.
These accommodations, Adducci said in the Everyday Health article, make all the difference when paired with a helpful staff and faculty networks. He has gained confidence and learned how to communicate his needs with Augsburg professors.
MINNEAPOLIS – Members of the public are invited to sign the “Book of Honors and Tributes” to celebrate the birthday and legacy of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela, and as a kick off to Nelson Mandela International Day events.
Exploring ways to foster student engagement, capacity, and continuity are the themes of a keynote presentation that will be delivered by Eric J. Jolly, president of the Science Museum of Minnesota, at the Creating an Inclusive Campus conference scheduled May 22-23. All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged and invited to participate in the program, which is designed to create opportunities for the community to co-create an inclusive campus.
William Mullen to lead admissions, financial services
MINNEAPOLIS – Augsburg College today announced the appointment of William Mullen as vice president for Enrollment Management. Mullen will join the community in mid-July.
As the College’s chief enrollment officer, Mullen will lead a team of 30 admissions and student financial services staff in building enrollment and leveraging financial aid strategies for Augsburg’s undergraduate, adult undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Mullen will report to Augsburg College President Paul C. Pribbenow and will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet. Continue reading “Augsburg names new vice president for Enrollment Management”→
MINNEAPOLIS – Augsburg College is pleased to welcome Dr. Karen L. Kaivola as Provost and Chief Academic Officer effective July 1.
As the College’s chief academic affairs officer, Dr. Kaivola will assume a key leadership position as the second in command to Augsburg College President Paul C. Pribbenow. She will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and will bring her broad experience to bear in working with the faculty to serve Augsburg’s distinctive academic mission.
Each year, the Augsburg College faculty recognize members of their group for outstanding support of students through teaching, advising, and mentoring. Whether they are working with students in the classroom, in the laboratory, or in the community, faculty provide distinctive learning experiences that foster student success and strengthen Augsburg’s reputation as a high-quality liberal arts college.