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May 13, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS & SCHOLAR SERVICES HAS MOVED TO SCIENCE HALL 112

ISSS & Augsburg Abroad has moved to SC112 & SC110. Stay tuned for more information and events we will have regarding the move and throughout the summer. 

This summer, we will not be having a newsletter for updates but stay tuned for updates via email!

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

Summer Schedule for ISSS:

Priti is available during these hours in the SC112 office:

Tuesday 10 am to 4 pm

Wednesday 10 am to 5 pm

Friday 10 am to 5 pm

 

Bettine will be back permanently on campus in July 2022 and will be available in the SC 112A office.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for the most recent updates!

May 3, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS GRADUATING!

Anh Huynh       Reginald Oblitey 

Vu Nguyen       Grace Koch Muchahary 

Pavel Emelin   Nadia Chamamahattana 

Erica Nondi      Leon Armbruster 

Thu Nguyen

BETTINE WILL BE IN MINNESOTA APRIL 18 – MAY 7, 2022

If you are traveling this summer, please contact Bettine to retrieve travel signatures on your I-20.

Bettine will be on campus 9 pm to 4 pm

Make sure to fill in the Summer-Fall Immigration Check in Form.

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters.

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717.

Check out our BLOG for the most recent updates!

 

 ✅  EVENTS 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4: COMMENCEMENT 2022

Come join the graduating international students to celebrate their graduation! ISSS will be taking pictures during the commencement ceremony and have a photo session at the end of the ceremony. Find Bettine and Priti at the check-in location!

 

Time: 6 pm

Location: US Bank Stadium

April 26, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BETTINE WILL BE IN MINNESOTA APRIL 18 – MAY 7, 2022

If you are traveling this summer, please contact Bettine to retrieve travel signatures on your I-20.

Bettine will be on campus 9 pm to 4 pm

Make sure to fill in the Summer-Fall Immigration Check in Form.

GET TICKETS FOR COMMENCEMENT AS GRADUATE & GUEST

Celebrate your graduating friends by participating in their commencement ceremony!

Time: 6pm, May 4, 2022

Tickets: https://www.augsburg.edu/commencement/

RAMADAN CAFETERIA HOURS

With the start of Ramadan on Saturday April 2, I’d like to remind everyone that The Commons dining hall has extended it’s service hours, 8:45 to 10pm each night. Food will also be available to take for the breakfast the following morning.

RESEARCH PARTICIPATION – NORTH ARIZONA UNIVERSITY

You are invited to participate in a research study! It will take about 15 minutes, and the first 200 participants will receive a $5 Amazon gift card.

You will hear two different conversations and answer multiple choice questions to demonstrate how well you understood them. Please listen to each conversation only once. Your responses will be used to improve language teaching curriculum and theory.

Please contact Lizzy Hanks (eah472@nau.edu) or Vedran Dronjic (Vedran.Dronjic@nau.edu) if you have any questions.

Link: https://nau.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3UA3fwcMf6NXwqy

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters.

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717.

Check out our BLOG for the most recent updates!

 

  EVENTS 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27: Auggie Pride Day – MLife Spirit Week!

Who’s an Auggie? You’re an Auggie! Join us on Wednesday and wear your Auggie Pride. We are proud Auggies and will continue to be Auggies. Wear your pride gears loud and proud!

We will have an abundance of snacks for students to grab and go.

 

Time: 12 pm

Location: Oyate Commons

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 29: Augsburg University Women’s Lacrosse vs University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Augsburg University Women’s Lacrosse vs University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Streaming Video: portal.stretchinternet.com/augsburg/

athletics.augsburg.edu/calendar.aspx?id=18806

 

Time: 7 pm – 10 pm

Location: Edor Nelson Field.

April 12, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS TO ISSS MENTORS 2022-2023!

Please join us to welcome the new ISSS mentors:

 

Erik Palmqvist       Johan Palmqvist

Adora Yen              Betelehem Zerihun

Khandakar Saad    Alessandro Hueber

Francesca Savio   Samuel Vyletelka

Elisa Pagan            Dagmawi Girma

Hope Mwalilino

 

BETTINE WILL BE IN MINNESOTA FROM APRIL 18 – TO MAY 7, 2022

If you are traveling this summer, please contact Bettine to retrieve travel signatures on your I-20. 

Bettine will be on campus from 9 pm to 4 pm

Make sure to fill in the Summer-Fall Immigration Check-in Form.

 

GET TICKETS FOR COMMENCEMENT AS A GRADUATE & GUEST

Celebrate your graduating friends by participating in their commencement ceremony!

Time: 6 pm, May 4, 2022

Tickets: https://www.augsburg.edu/commencement/ 

 

RAMADAN CAFETERIA HOURS

With the start of Ramadan on Saturday, April 2, I’d like to remind everyone that The Commons dining hall has extended it’s service hours, 8:45 to 10pm each night. Food will also be available to take for breakfast the following morning.

 

RESEARCH ON FOOD INSECURITY ISSUES ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES 

If you are interested in participating in this survey please follow the link below. There will be a drawing of giftcards. Please read the instructions carefully before completing the survey.

Food Access: https://hamline.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6J6nxZwNDkQQFSe

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for most recent updates!

 

  EVENTS 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 14: ISSS MENTOR CELEBRATIONS!

Join us celebrate the success of this years mentos & mentees and to welcome the new ISSS mentors for year 2022-2023! We will have pizza! Bring your own drink.

Time: 5 pm

Location: Augsburg Room

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 19: ISSS IMMIGRATION CHECK IN & TRAVEL SIGNATURES

Bettine will be on campus for immigration check in and travel signatures for you I-20.

Time: 12 pm – 2 pm

Location: Oyate Common, ISSS office.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 21: SAY IT BRAVE SPEAKER SERIES

This series brings leading mental health advocates from Say It Brave to your campus twice a semester to share their lived experience with mental health in college, while also providing vital tools for self-care. Our first event will be held virtually on Thursday, April 21st at 8 p.m. EST, featuring Colleen Werner — a dancer, yoga instructor and therapist specializing in body liberation, eating disorders, trauma and BPD — who will share her story of recovery and resources for de-stressing in anxious times. Representatives from Active Minds (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee chapter) will also share about how Active Minds is changing the conversation on mental health and encourage students to get involved or start a local chapter.

Time: 8 pm

Location: ZOOM | The Say It Brave Speaker Series Kick-Off Event 

April 7, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OYATE WILL BE CLOSED THIS WEEK!

Priti will be working from home this week as the Oyate will in inaccessible. Please contact us by isss@augsburg.edu.

BETTINE WILL BE IN MINNESOTA APRIL 18 – MAY 7, 2022

If you are travelling this summer, please contact Bettine to retrieve travel signatures on your I-20. 

Make sure to fill in the Summer-Fall Immigration Check in Form.

RAMADAN CAFETERIA HOURS

With the start of Ramadan on Saturday April 2, I’d like to remind everyone that The Commons dining hall has extended it’s service hours, 8:45 to 10pm each night. Food will also be available to take for the breakfast the following morning.

RESEARCH ON FOOD INSECURITY ISSUES ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES 

If you are interested in participating in this survey please follow the link below. There will be a drawing of giftcards. Please read the instructions carefully before completing the survey.

Food Access: https://hamline.iad1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6J6nxZwNDkQQFSe

TAXES

Every international student has to file taxes by Apr 15, 2022. Take advantage of our resources: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/f1/taxes/ 

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for most recent updates!

 

  EVENTS 

 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 7: ISO BANQUET

ISO will have their end of the year formal banquet recognizing the current board members, the new board members and the seniors who are graduating this year! Come join in for a dinner, celebration and goodies! There’ll be a raffle for apple products. Wear your traditional or formal outfits!

 

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Hoversten Chapel

March 30, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW ISO BOARD!!

International Student Organization had its elections last week. Please join us in welcoming the new ISO board for 2022-2023!

President – Betti Zerihun

Vice President – Khandakar Saad 

Secretary – Yuki Teshima

Treasurer – Ngame Amutenya

Communication Officer – Carol Lee

Community Outreach – Faiaz Ahmed

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MODERATOR NEEDED

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s annual conference general sessions is on Wednesday, April 6, 2021. This session will bring together professionals across industry sectors with diverse and intersectional lived and work experiences to dialogue about DEI challenges sourced from our Forum community.  We are seeking an Augsburg student to join live in studio as a co-moderator for this session and dialogue.  The ideal candidate will have lived global experience (outside the United States), enjoy engaging in rigorous dialogue, have a curious mindset, and be willing to share personal anecdotes from their own experiences.

This is a great opportunity and something to add to your resume! The tickets are free, contact isss@augsburg.edu if interested.

 

TAXES

Every international student has to file taxes by Apr 15, 2022. Take advantage of our resources: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/f1/taxes/ 

 

FRAUD ATTEMPTS

If you receive emails regarding vaccination surveys that offer you incentives (such as iPad) or post covid vaccine services, this maybe a scam. Please be mindful of the emails you receive!

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for most recent updates!

 

  EVENTS 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 7: ISO BANQUET

ISO will have their end of the year formal banquet recognizing the current board members, the new board members and the seniors who are graduating this year! Come join in for a dinner, celebration and goodies! There’ll be a raffle for apple products. Wear your traditional or formal outfits!

 

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Hoversten Chapel

March 23, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MODERATOR NEEDED

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s annual conference general sessions is on Wednesday, April 6, 2021. This session will bring together professionals across industry sectors with diverse and intersectional lived and work experiences to dialogue about DEI challenges sourced from our Forum community.  We are seeking an Augsburg student to join live in studio as a co-moderator for this session and dialogue.  The ideal candidate will have lived global experience (outside the United States), enjoy engaging in rigorous dialogue, have a curious mindset, and be willing to share personal anecdotes from their own experiences.

This is a great opportunity and something to add to your resume! The tickets are free, contact isss@augsburg.edu if interested.

TAXES

Every international student has to file taxes by Apr 15, 2022. Take advantage of our resources: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/f1/taxes/ 

FRAUD ATTEMPTS

If you receive emails regarding vaccination surveys that offer you incentives (such as iPad) or post covid vaccine services, this maybe a scam. Please be mindful of the emails you receive!

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for most recent updates!

  EVENTS 

 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 26: ENCHANTED FOREST DANCE (SPRING FORMAL)

Augsburg formal spring ball. A night of dancing and food with lots of entertainment from performers in the Minneapolis area. In addition, ticket purchases will be entered into a drawing to win a Nintendo switch, Merch, and Visa gift cards.

 

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: East Commons

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 7: ISO BANQUET

ISO will have their end of the year formal banquet recognizing the current board members, the new board members and the seniors who are graduating this year! Come join in for a dinner, celebration and goodies! There’ll be a raffle for apple products. Wear your traditional or formal outfits!

 

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Hoversten Chapel

March 15, 2022

✅ ANNOUNCEMENTS

ISSS OFFICE

Priti will be in the office during spring break during regular hours! Oyate Commons will be closed but ISSS will be open, please contact isss@augsburg.edu to notify ahead so we can let you in!

Bettine will be on-campus for the graduation ceremony from Apr 18, 2022!

COVID RESPONSE

From Mar 14, 2022, vaccinated students, staff and faculty can be indoors without masks.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MODERATOR NEEDED

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s annual conference general sessions is on Wednesday, April 6, 2021. This session will bring together professionals across industry sectors with diverse and intersectional lived and work experiences to dialogue about the DEI challenge sourced from our Forum community.  We are seeking an Augsburg student to join live in-studio as a co-moderator for this session and dialogue.  The ideal candidate will have lived global experience (outside the United States), enjoy engaging in rigorous dialogue, have a curious mindset, and be willing to share personal anecdotes from their own experiences.

This is a great opportunity and something to add to your resume! The tickets are free, contact isss@augsburg.edu if interested.

ISO BOARD ELECTIONS 2022-2023

Join ISO board! There are 6 positions you can apply for as an international student and 4 positions as a domestic student! ISO is a student community build to support and represent the international community at Augsburg. You get to organize events and decide the outcome of the international community support we have at Augsburg! All board members get an opportunity to gain leadership experience that will count for your resume and an ISO stipend for your hard work! Contact ISO board, iso@augsburg.edu, or Francesca Savio (President) if you are interested!

✅  ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters.

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717.

Check out our BLOG for the most recent updates!

 ✅  EVENTS 

 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 22: ISO ELECTIONS

ISO will have their elections for the next academic year! Please check your emails for the application. Come join the international community to vote your peers for all 6 positions!

 

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Marshall Room

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 7: ISO BANQUET

ISO will have their end-of-the-year formal banquet recognizing the current board members, the new board members, and the seniors who are graduating this year! Come join in for dinner, celebration and goodies! There’ll be a raffle for apple products. Wear your traditional or formal outfits!

 

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Hoversten Chapel

✅   TAXES COMING   

Every international student has to file taxes by Apr 15, 2022. Take advantage of our resources: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/f1/taxes/

March 10, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ISSS OFFICE

Priti will be in the office during spring break during regular hours! Oyate Commons will be closed but ISSS will be open, please contact isss@augsburg.edu to notify ahead so we can let you in!

Bettine will be on-campus for the graduation ceremony from Apr 18, 2022!

COVID RESPONSE

From Mar 14, 2022, vaccinated students, staff and faculty can be indoors without masks.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MODERATOR NEEDED

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s annual conference general sessions is on Wednesday, April 6, 2021. This session will bring together professionals across industry sectors with diverse and intersectional lived and work experiences to dialogue about DEI challenges sourced from our Forum community.  We are seeking an Augsburg student to join live in studio as a co-moderator for this session and dialogue.  The ideal candidate will have lived global experience (outside the United States), enjoy engaging in rigorous dialogue, have a curious mindset, and be willing to share personal anecdotes from their own experiences.

This is a great opportunity and something to add to your resume! The tickets are free, contact isss@augsburg.edu if interested.

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for most recent updates!

 

  EVENTS 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 22: ISO ELECTIONS

ISO will have its elections for the next academic year! Please check your emails for the application. Come join the international community to vote your peers for all 6 positions!

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Marshall Room

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 7: ISO BANQUET

ISO will have their end-of-the-year formal banquet recognizing the current board members, the new board members, and the seniors who are graduating this year! Come join in for dinner, celebration and goodies! There’ll be a raffle for apple products. Wear your traditional or formal outfits!

Time: 5 pm

Location: Hoversten Chapel

 

  TAXES COMING   

Every international student has to file taxes by Apr 15, 2022. Take advantage of our resources: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/f1/taxes/ 

March 1, 2022

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ISSS OFFICE

Priti will be in the office during spring break during regular hours! Oyate Commons will be closed but ISSS will be open, please contact isss@augsburg.edu to notify ahead so we can let you in!

CURRENT EVENTS

We are at a time where Augsburg students are experiencing grief, whether through the loss of peer students or through current conflicts in the world. Please be mindful of those around you who may need support, whose countries are experiencing a traumatizing event, or those who may have lost a classmate or a friend. Augsburg provides many resources to support students during this trying time. Center for Wellness & Counseling can help you elevate your distress through this time.

 

 ISSS OFFICE SUPPORT

For the most updated office hours and set up appointments with Bettine and Priti go to: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/office/

Bettine is available for remote hours.

Priti is only available during her office hours.

Email us at isss@augsburg.edu or Bettine can also be reached at 651 492 8869 for urgent matters. 

FOR ANY EMERGENCIES CALL DPS on Campus: 612 330 1717. 

Check out our BLOG for the most recent updates!

 

  EVENTS 

Make sure to check out the  EVENTS and MEETINGS page!

Also, check out the Augsburg University Calendar to stay updated on on-campus events!

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 3: QIPOC KAHOOT TRIVIA NIGHT

QIPOC is hosting a night of trivia and prizes will be given out to the top 3 placing winners

 

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location: Student Lounge

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 5: AUGSBURG CONCERT BAND PERFORMANCE

Join the Concert Band for their first performance of the Spring Semester! Free and open to all; onsite registration and masks are required.

For more information: View Organizer Website

 

Time: 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Location: Hoversten Chapel

 

  TAXES COMING   

Every international student has to file taxes by Apr 15, 2022. Take advantage of our resources: https://www.augsburg.edu/isss/f1/taxes/ 

 

 VACCINE and MASK MANDATE

Please uphold the vaccination AND mask mandate put forth by Augsburg University. 

Go to the Vaccine Mandate site to upload your most updated vaccination card or request an exemption/extension.

 

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