Monthly Archives: October 2011

Neighborhood resource broker: Mary Laurel True

By wendi wheeler ’06 Mary Laurel True conducts business wherever she goes—whether she’s headed to lunch at the Afro Deli on Riverside and 20th avenues, walking across campus for a meeting with a faculty member, or on the way home

Posted in Auggie Voices

A continuing legacy of public service

By Rebecca John It is hard to imagine a career more dedicated to public service and civic engagement than that of Martin Sabo ’59. One year after graduating from Augsburg College, Sabo was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Posted in It Takes an Auggie

This is what an Auggie looks like: Dr. Amit Ghosh ’12 MBA

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 At first glance, it might seem surprising that an accomplished physician and educator, one whose office walls are lined with plaques highlighting his achievements, would count an MBA program as one of the most valuable experiences

Posted in My Auggie Experience

Hard work shapes Auggie Honors student, athlete

By Stephanie Weiss Shelby Vogel stands out in the classroom and on the volleyball court. The Auggie—a pre-med honors student double majoring in chemistry and physics—chalks it up to elbow grease. “I get good grades because I work hard,” Vogel

Posted in Auggie Athletics

On politics and informed citizens

BY PAUL C. PRIBBENOW, PRESIDENT The creation of the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning a few years ago allowed us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the life and work of our distinguished alumnus, Martin Olav Sabo ’59, whose life-long

Posted in Notes from President Pribbenow

What Is The Commons?

By Jay Walljasper, Senior Fellow of Augsburg’s Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning AND WHY DOES IT MATTER TO US RIGHT NOW? Editor’s Note: On October 7 and 8, the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning hosted a “Festival of

Posted in Featured Stories

Community relations

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 THE COLLEGE AS AN ANCHOR Augsburg’s engagement in the community is deepened by its commitment to becoming an “anchor institution”—an organization that thinks and behaves as a citizen and contributes to community wealth building and local

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The Bonner Leader program

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 DEVELOPING FUTURE LEADERS The College’s commitment to the community has been extended through the Bonner Leader program. Now in its fourth year at Augsburg, the Bonner program connects 40 students to local partners including schools, community

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Course-based service-learning

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 LEARNING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM The community service-learning component of the Augsburg curriculum provides significant opportunities for Augsburg students and faculty to interact with the community and develop mutually beneficial relationships. Mary Laurel True, director of service-learning,

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The Sabo Center

By Wendi Wheeler ’06 EDUCATING CITIZENS AND LEADERS Perhaps one of Augsburg’s most important contributors to educating informed citizens is the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning. Established officially in 2009 and named for Martin Olav Sabo ’59, Minnesota’s Fifth

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