From Admission Possible to Augsburg

ap_staffIt comes as no surprise that a school like Augsburg College, with its commitment to opening doors to first-generation and under-served students, would attract former staff members from the Admission Possible program. Over the years many of Augsburg’s staff members, in particular those who have joined our admissions or student service teams, have come from Admission Possible (AP).

Admission Possible is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping promising low-income high school students prepare for and earn admission to college. Admission Possible works to make college possible by providing their students with ACT and SAT test preparation, intensive assistance with college applications, help in applying for financial aid, and guidance in the transition to college. Continue reading “From Admission Possible to Augsburg”

Auggies at the State Fair

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Minnesota State Fair, Aug.23 through Labor Day, Sept. 3, 2007

For more than ten years, Augsburg has hosted a booth at the Minnesota State Fair. The fair runs Thursday, August 23 through Labor Day, September 3.

The theme of Augsburg’s booth this year is “”Auggies are Everywhere: Taking Auggies Worldwide Since 1869″ with an emphasis on our global programs. The give-away will be luggage tags, and alumni stopping by the booth can “send” a postcard to a favorite on-campus professor or staff member telling them where they’ve been.

“The fair is a great way for us to connect with our alumni and our new students coming in and to make the community more aware of our programs,” says Julie Olson, vice president of enrollment management. Continue reading “Auggies at the State Fair”