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Student Organization Details

Academic & Professional


Association for Computing Machinery at Augsburg University

Status: Commissioned 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

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

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

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 Pre-PA Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2020-2021
Mission: The Augsburg Pre-PA Club (APPAC) provides undergraduate students the opportunity to learn about the physician assistant (PA) profession, increase awareness of PA graduate programs, and create a community of prospective PA students.
Contact: Contact APPAC
Website: Website
Advisors: Catherina Kipper
Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity Office

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

Augsburg Student Accounting Organization

Status: Commissioned 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
Jacob Enger
Business

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
Lindsay Starck
English

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

Pre-Medical Student Organization

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2020-2021
Mission: The Pre-Medical Student Organization is here to bring pre-medical students together and prepare one other for the next step in their education: medical school. The group aims to familiarize students with case studies, medical terminology, and human anatomy; as well as to prepare students afor the MCAT, personal essays, and the medical school application experience.
Contact: Contact Pre-Medical Student Organization
Website: Website
Advisors: Catherina Kipper
Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity Office

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

STEM Peer Mentorship

Status: Commissioned 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

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

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

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
Diane Pike
Sociology

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

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: Jamie Randall
Multicultural Student Services

Augsburg Latin American Students

mailto:murillo@augsburg.edu

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: Mayra Medina Macias
Multicultural Student Services

Augsburg’s Sexual Misconduct Awareness-Raising Team

Status: Commissioned 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

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

Mental Health Matters

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2020-2021
Mission: Mental Health Matters is an open, safe, and friendly community regarding mental health and stressors of life and college. This group will work to end mental health stigmas by educating students and faculty on mental illness and find ways to cope with mental health and stress
Contact: Contact Mental Health Matters
Website: Website
Advisors: Paula Watts Zehringer
Social Work

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
Advisor: Keo Moua
Multicultural Student Services

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: Azania Tripp
Multicultural Student Services

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
Advisors: Maxwell Poessnecker
Multicultural Student Services / Equity & Inclusion Initiatives
Marcus Jenkins
Residence Life

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

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
Sarah Greenfield
English

KAUG

Status: Chartered 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
Pastor David Wrightsman
Campus Ministry
Janice Dames
Campus Ministry

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: Matthew Maruggi
Religion

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

Special Interest


ASix Organization

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2020-2021
Mission: The ASix Organization aims to build on leadership skills through community service, peer to peer interaction, and provide other forms of support for Augsburg Act Six scholars. Scholars will engage in various discussions, activities, and engage with their community to build on their leadership abilities.
Contact: Contact ASix Organization
Website: Website
Advisor: Michael Grewe
Campus Life

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: Jacqueline deVries
History

Augsburg Disc Golf Club

Status: Chartered Student Organization
Chartered: 2019-2020
Mission: Augsburg Disc Golf Club to be a club for all people interested in playing and growing the sport of disc golf.
Contact: Contact Augsburg Disc Golf Club
Website: Website
Advisor: Keith Bateman
Athletics

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: Michael Grewe
Campus Life

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: Kristina Boerger
Music

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: Michael Grewe
Campus Life