Teamwork leads to equivalent of 47 trips around Earth

HealthChallengeIt’s hard to imagine walking around the globe, let alone doing that 47 times in only six weeks. But that’s just how much participants exercised last year as part of the statewide BizicallyFit 2012 Health Challenge.

Last year, nearly 150 Auggies took part in the challenge and won, for a second time, a good-natured competition against St. Thomas.

Please join your Auggie faculty and staff colleagues as they take on the Tommies for a third year. This year might be shaping up to be a bigger challenge, though, since the Tommies already have more than 150 people on their teams. Continue reading “Teamwork leads to equivalent of 47 trips around Earth”

The beauty of teamwork

CBDDespite soaking rains that thwarted some efforts, Augsburg’s first Campus Beautification Day was, by all accounts, a success. The soggy weather on June 11 did not prevent legions of Augsburg staff, students, and faculty from cleaning, planting, and painting on and off campus.

Projects included a team cleaning up debris along the Mississippi River and others planting a border and building a path in the community garden. There were five painting projects involving 45 faculty, staff, and students working in Marketing and Communication, Event and Conference Planning, Murphy Place, Lindell Library, and the tunnel beneath Christensen Center. Continue reading “The beauty of teamwork”