Augsburg College to launch new website this week

Website_relaunchThis Friday, October 26, Augsburg College will launch its new Augsburg.edu website powered by WordPress, an open-source website content management system that, according to WordPress.org, is used by nearly 17 percent of the world’s top 1 million websites, including The New York Times, CNN, and the Library of Congress.

The website project was launched in fall 2011 when Information Technology and Marketing and Communication tested several content management software options and confirmed WordPress as the platform for the new site. Design and prototyping were completed during the spring 2012 term, and content conversion began early this past summer. Continue reading “Augsburg College to launch new website this week”

Homemade — it's Augsburg uncensored

homemadeIf you want to know what it’s really like to be an Auggie, we think you should learn it from one of us. That’s the promise, or the directive, of “Homemade,” the website made by Augsburg students for Augsburg students.

Homemade began as a way for current Auggies to share their experiences with prospective students. Each class has two bloggers who keep delightfully detailed accounts of their life at Augsburg and in the city like cleaning tables and chairs on City Service Day, reading A LOT of books for just ONE class, and discovering the excellent restaurants in Dinkytown and downtown. Continue reading “Homemade — it's Augsburg uncensored”