Augsburg College Campus a Top Spot for Fall Colors

PioneerPressThe Pioneer Press provided a round up of top spots in the Twin Cities area to take in the fall colors. The row of Maple trees on the south side of the Lindell Library made the list. To learn of other places to see peak fall colors from Oct. 5-21, read “Fall colors in the Twin Cities: where to find them.”

Welcome the new Gage Center for Student Success

gage_centerOver the winter break, several departments moved into the Gage Center on the second floor (link level) of the Lindell Library. This change will provide greater accessibility to services for students and will allow for enhanced communication between departments.

The programs located in the Gage Center are:

CLASS—Regina Hopingardner, Sheila Fox Wassink, Rick Gubash, Barbara Harvey, Rachel Kruzel, Anne Lynch

– Access Center—Sadie Curtis

– TRiO/SSS—Kimberly Bestler, Kevin Cheatham, Melody Martagon-Geiger, Aly Olson, Sherron Reese

– Academic Skills Office/Tutor Center—Annette Carpenter, Debbie Shapiro, Benjy Kent Continue reading “Welcome the new Gage Center for Student Success”

Superimpositions and The Mysteries of Ordinary Places

art_exhibitsThis week Augsburg opens two new art exhibits: Superimpositions by Shannon Collis and Erik Waterkotte in the Christensen Center Gallery and The Mysteries of Ordinary Places by Nick Conbere in the Gage Family Art Gallery in the Lindell Library. All three will speak at a roundtable discussion moderated by studio manager Joanne Price on Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Marshall Room, Christensen Center. A reception will follow the discussion. Continue reading “Superimpositions and The Mysteries of Ordinary Places”

Goliards gain seals of approval

wax_sealsThe Goliard Society of Medievalists is a unique group at Augsburg, and not simply because of its passion for all things Medieval. This year, the group purchased and donated 27 wax replicas of Medieval seals to the Lindell Library.

The group first thought of donating money they raised last year after learning that unspent student organization funds disappear from one year to the next. Instead of losing the money or spending it frivolously, they decided to make a donation to the college.

The goliards talked to members of the library staff about making a donation to a restricted fund that could be used to buy items that would “get people interested in medieval stuff” Adamo said. Continue reading “Goliards gain seals of approval”