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Academic & Professional


Association for Computing Machinery at Augsburg University

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at Augsburg University supports, celebrates, and advocates for the full engagement of students and faculties in all aspects of the computing field.
Contact: Contact ACM
Website: Website
Advisors: Scott Kerlin
Computer Science
612-330-1142
Erik Steinmetz
Computer Science
612-330-1062

Augsburg Business Organization

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2001-2002
Mission: Augsburg Business Organization (ABO) promotes the study of business at Augsburg, as well as brings students together who have an interest in discussing and advocating for business.
Contact: Contact ABO
Website: Website
Advisor: Marc Isaacson
Business Administration
612-330-1194

Augsburg Exercise Science Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2012-2013
Mission: The Augsburg Exercise Science Club (AESC) encourages a lifestyle of exercise for those in the Augsburg community.  AESC aspires to embolden the Augsburg community with aspects of health, exercise science, and fitness for the purpose of facilitating participation and promoting a healthy active lifestyle with the intention to inspire activity.
Contact: Contact AESC
Website: Website
Advisor: Anthony Clapp
Health/Physical Education
612-330-1618

Augsburg Film Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2017-2018
Mission: Augsburg Film Club aims to create a collaborative, creative community for students who are interested in film culture and theory and for students who are interested in any aspects of film production.
Contact: Contact Augsburg Film Club
Website: Website
Advisor: Jenny Hanson
Communications, Film & New Media Studies
612-330-1714

Augsburg Music Industry Collective

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2019-2020
Mission: The Augsburg Music Industry Collective (AMIC) is dedicated to promoting collaboration among Augsburg students in pursuit of knowledge about the booming Music Business Industry.
Contact: Contact AMIC
Website: Website
Advisor: J. Anthony Allen
Music

Augsburg Psychological Association

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: The Augsburg Psychological Association (APA) aims to create a community of psychology students at Augsburg that work to increase students’ awareness of graduate school opportunities in psychology fields and current work of practitioners in the fields of psychology.
Contact: Contact APA
Website: Website
Advisors: Ben Denkinger
Psychology
612-330-1172
Bridget Robinson-Riegler
Psychology
612-330-1498

Augsburg Student Accounting Organization

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: ASAO provides students the opportunity to enhance their accounting experience into a professional career, certification, or interest in the field beyond the classroom.
Contact: Contact ASAO
Website: Website
Advisors: Phyllis Kapetanakis
Business
612-330-1134
Jacob Enger
Business

Augsburg Student Investment Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2016-2017
Mission: The Augsburg Student Investment Club (ASIC) aims to thoroughly educate our members in the art and science of investing; to help members develop practical investment skills and test them in the markets; and to create superior access to career opportunities in the investment industry.
Contact: Contact ASIC
Website: Website
Advisor: Marc McIntosh
Business-MIS
612-330-1381

Augsburg Student Music Therapy Association

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2019-2020
Mission: The Augsburg Student Music Therapy Association (ASMTA) aims to increase awareness and knowledge of music therapy and better advocate for the field..
Contact: Contact ASMTA
Website: Website
Advisor: Joyoung Lee
612-330-1427
Music Therapy

Murphy Square

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: Murphy Square is the official literary and visual arts publication at Augsburg, taking submissions and publishing the works of students and faculty.
Contact: Contact Murphy Square
Website: Website
Advisors: Doug Green
English
612-330-1187
Lindsay Starck
English
612-330-1518

Pre-Dental Student Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2016-2017
Mission: The Pre-Dental Student Club gives students the opportunity to prepare themselves and make themselves a competitive applicant for dental school.
Contact: Contact Pre-Dental Student Club
Website: Website
Advisor: Catherina Kipper
Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity Office
612-330-1441

Society of Physics Students

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2003-2004
Mission: SPS advances and diffuses knowledge of the science of physics and encourages student interest in physics throughout the academic and local communities.
Contact: Contact SPS
Website: Website
Advisor: Benjamin Stottrup
Physics
612-330-1035

STEM Peer Mentorship

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: STEM Peer Mentorship aims to provide support to STEM students in navigating through their undergraduate studies and in preparation for success inside and outside of the classroom.
Contact: Contact STEM Peer Mentorship
Website: Website
Advisors: Rebekah Dupont
STEM Programs
612-330-1042
Sabrina Dore
STEM Programs
612-330-1452

Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2006-2007
Mission: Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society is an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences.
Contact: Contact Tri-Beta
Website: Website
Advisor: Lisa Raetz
Biology
612-330-1568

Unbounded

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2004-2005
Mission: Unbounded brings mathematics majors, minors, and those interested in math together for social opportunities.
Contact: Contact Unbounded
Website: Website
Advisor: Richard Flint
Mathematics
612-330-1710

Advocacy & Awareness


Auggies Organizing for Choice

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2019-2020
Mission: Auggies Organizing for Choice exists to educate our community about reproductive health and rights, to translate increased awareness into pro-choice activism on campus, and to serve as a coalition partner to state, national, and international reproductive rights efforts.
Contact: Contact Auggies Organizing for Choice
Website: Website
Advisor: Nancy Fischer
Sociology
612-330-1095

Augsburg Asian Student Association

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2004-2005
Mission: Augsburg Asian Student Association (AASA) recognizes, engages, and supports the Augsburg Asian American community through culturally inclusive programs guided by the Augsburg mission.
Contact: Contact AASA
Website: Website
Advisor: Hli Vang
Multicultural Student Services
612-330-1530

Augsburg Indigenous Student Association

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2007-2008
Mission: Augsburg Indigenous Student Association (AISA) provides events that support the awareness of American Indian cultures and serves as a support network for students interested in Indigenous peoples and culture.
Contact: Contact AISA
Website: Website
Advisor: Ruby Murillo
Multicultural Student Services
612-330-1350

Augsburg Latin American Students

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2008-2009
Mission: Augsburg Latin American Students (ALAS) promotes, communicates, educates, and engages the broader Augsburg and surrounding communities in learning about the Latinx culture and encourages awareness and respect for students of Latinx ancestry.
Contact: Contact ALAS
Website: Website
Advisor: Ruby Murillo
Multicultural Student Services
612-330-1309

Augsburg’s Sexual Misconduct Awareness-Raising Team

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Charterd: 2015-2016
Mission: Augsburg’s SMART strives to raise overall awareness of rape culture, consent culture, harassment, and assaults, provide bystander trainings, help members and other students, staff, and faculty become good allies, innovate ways for Augsburg’s SMART to reach out to and engage with the populations who are unable to relate and/or empathize with these issues, and create an on-campus culture of education, empathy and empowerment.
Contact: Contact SMART
Website: Website
Advisor: Sarah Griesse
Student Affairs
612-330-1489

Hmong Women Together

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Hmong Women Together (HWT) aims create and sustain a supportive environment to connect, empower, and educate Hmong women to discover and explore different aspects of their cultural identities.
Contact: Contact HWT
Website: Website
Advisor: Hli Vang
Multicultural Student Services
612-330-1530

International Student Organization

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The International Student Organization (ISO) strives to plan educational, cultural and social events that will bring together international and American students to promote tolerance and intercultural understanding between them, as well as contribute to the successful intercultural adjustment and academic achievement of international students.
Contact: Contact ISO
Website: Website
Advisors: Angela Bonfiglio
International Student and Support Services
612-330-1659
James Trelstad-Porter
International Student and Support Services
612-330-1686

Pan-Afrikan Student Union

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The Pan-Afrikan Student Union (PASU) builds and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with students of Afrikan descent.
Contact: Contact PASU
Website: Website
Advisor: Hana Dinku
Multicultural Student Services
612-330-1022

Queer Indigenous and People of Color

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2016-2017
Mission: Queer Indigenous and People of Color aims to foster a supportive space to educate, embrace, and empower Queer Indigenous and People of Color to proudly accept their cultural identities. It also raises awareness about racism, classism, QIPOC issues, and more to the entire Augsburg community.
Contact: Contact QIPOC
Website: Website
Advisor: Maxwell Poessnecker
Multicultural Student Services / Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
612-330-1338

Queer Pride Alliance

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 1988-1989
Mission: Queer Pride Alliance (QPA) provides support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) community at Augsburg along with those other members who are allies. It also raises awareness about LGBTQIA issues and concerns to the entire Augsburg campus community.
Contact: Contact QPA
Website: Website
Advisor: Maxwell Poessnecker
Multicultural Student Services / Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
612-330-1338

Campus Media


Echo

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: The Echo is the official student newspaper of Augsburg.
Contact: Contact Echo
Websites: Website
augsburgecho.com
Advisors: Jenny Hanson
Communications, Film & New Media Studies
612-330-1714
Sarah Groeneveld Kenney
English
612-330-1367

KAUG

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: KAUG aims to be a voice for the Augsburg and surrounding communities by presenting a variety of media, and to provide an outlet for individuals to express themselves in many different ways.
Contact: Contact KAUG
Websites: Website
engage.augsburg.edu/kaug
Advisor: J. Anthony Allen
Music

Religious & Spiritual


Augsburg University Student Ministries

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: Before 2000
Mission: Augsburg University Student Ministries, rooted in the tradition of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, serves to assist in the facilitation of worship, aid in student vocational discernment, create community through fellowship and study, and foster dialogue between people of various religious, spiritual and philosophical traditions.
Contact: Contact AUSM
Website: Website
Advisors: Pastor Justin Lind-Ayres
Campus Ministry
612-330-1735
Pastor David Wrightsman
Campus Ministry
612-330-1733
Janice Dames
Campus Ministry
612-330-1732

Minnesota Hillel-Augsburg

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2017-2018
Mission: Minnesota Hillel-Augsburg seeks to Enrich the lives of students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the greater community, by perpetuating the values of Hillel.
Contact: Contact Minnesota Hillel-Augsburg
Website: Website
Advisor: Sonja Hagander
612-330-1735
Campus Ministry

Muslim Student Association

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 2009-2010
Mission: The Muslim Student Association (MSA) strives to promote unity among Muslim students and to raise awareness within the Augsburg community about the culture, history, and language of the Muslim community surrounding campus.
Contact: Contact MSA
Website: Website
Advisor: Fardosa Hassan
Campus Ministry
612-330-1734

Special Interest


Augsburg Alpine Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2017-2018
Mission: The Augsburg Alpine Club seeks to inspire Augsburg students to embrace Minnesota winters and introduce newcomers to the adventurous sports of downhill skiing and snowboarding while building a community and staying active.
Contact: Contact Augsburg Alpine Club
Website: Website
Advisor: Hans Wiersma
612-330-1205
Religion

Augsburg Chess Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2017-2018
Contact: Contact Augsburg Chess Club
Website: Website
Mission: Augsburg Chess Club creates a space to play, to learn, and to teach the game of chess.
Advisor: Mark Tranvik
Religion
612-330-1571

Augsburg Dance Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2017-2018
Mission: ADC provides a welcoming and inclusive space for students to come learn and express themselves creatively through dance while also learning about different cultures and making connections within the community.
Contact: Contact Augsburg Dance Club
Website: Website
Advisor: Tina Maria Tavera
McNair Scholars Program
612-330-1327

Augsburg Manga and Anime Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2015-2016
Mission: AMAC showcases anime/manga and its origin culture and form a sense of community around a less known art form.
Contact: Contact AMAC
Website: Website
Advisor: Jenny Hanson
Communications, Film & New Media Studies
612-330-1714

Augsburg Music-Theatre Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2017-2018
Mission: Augsburg Music-Theatre Club aims to expand students’ abilities as performers and creative beings, to provide additional on-campus performance experiences, and to develop long term relationships between alumni, current, and future Augsburg students active or interested in the art of music theatre.
Contact: Contact Augsburg Music-Theatre Club
Website: Website
Advisor: Sonja Thompson
Music
612-330-1277

Augsburg Student Activities Council

Status: Commissioned Student Organization
Chartered: 1987-1988
Mission: The Augsburg Student Activities Council (ASAC) seeks to build community among Day students at Augsburg through campus programming.
Contact: Contact ASAC
Website: Website
Advisor: Alex Abraha
Campus Life
612-330-1165

Augsburg Ultimate Frisbee Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2018-2019
Mission: It shall be the purpose of Augsburg Ultimate Frisbee Club (AUFC) to provide a welcoming and inclusive space for students to come learn teamwork, have a competitive and good atmosphere, make friends, and more importantly, have fun.
Contact: Contact AUFC
Website: Website
Advisor: Jenny Hanson
Communications, Film & New Media Studies
612-330-1714

Convocadence

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2018-2019
Mission: It shall be the purpose of Convocadence to connect students at Augsburg University through music both on and off campus.
Contact: Contact Convocadence
Website: Website
Advisor: Samuel Grace
Music

Gamers United

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2013-2014
Mission: Gamers United aims to be a place for all gamers to find and be a part of a group that welcomes them and allows them to be themselves without prejudice and also to enjoy social involvement of one or every form of gaming.
Contact: Contact Gamers United
Website: Website
Advisor: Larry Crockett
Computer Science
612-330-1060

Student Government


Augsburg Day Student Government

Status: Student Government
Mission: Augsburg Day Student Government serves as the primary student voice and liaison between Day students and the administration, faculty, and staff of Augsburg.
Contact: Contact Augsburg Day Student Government
Website: Website
Advisors: Alex Abraha
Campus Life
612-330-1165
Michael Grewe
Campus Life
612-330-1499