International Student Profile: Ivy Njoroge Posted on September 28, 2016

We have so many interesting students on campus! Get to know Ivy, a 4th year Chemistry major from Nairobi.

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Augustana Newsletter for September 28th, 2016 Posted on September 28, 2016

Here is your last September Newsletter, where does the time go? To all the interesting events you find in this newsletter, perhaps? Attend the All Ages Dance Party at the Elks Hall this Friday, put on by the Camrose Pride Community and Aqua. Get enlightened next week with a free screening of YYC Colours, a …

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Free Screening of YYC Colours! Posted on September 28, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 4th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Free Screening of the Documentary YYC Colours! Tuesday, October 4 | 6-8pm Faith & Life Chapel, Augustana Campus A facilitated discussion on racism will follow the screening. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome! View the YYC Colours trailer at: https://youtu.be/Q9lVAB-IBxQ “YYC Colours is a documentary that is created to start discussions about racism in Calgary …

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augustana human library Posted on September 27, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 28th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Wednesday September 28th, 2016 6:00pm Firefighter/Ballerina (Social constructs of masculinity): I have been a firefighter since I was 19. Recently I came to the realization that I was not myself. I found that I was unsociable and typically disengaged in conversation. In order to understand/engage with others, I realized that I had to start reengaging …

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augustana human library Posted on September 27, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday September 27th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Tuesday September 27th, 2016 6:00 pm  Kick Off Event   7:15 pm A paddler, a pedaller, a poet (Exploration of Aboriginal heritage): Like many Canadians, I have a deep wish to know who my ancestors are so that I may have a better sense of who I am. I am a rich embodiment of many …

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Second Thought – 94 Calls to Action: First Steps by Charlene Bearhead Posted on September 27, 2016

Read Charlene Bearhead’s Second Thoughts on incorporating reconciliation into our education system.

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‘Tis the Season of Campus Visits! Posted on September 23, 2016

Don’t miss out on visiting Augustana! Get all the information on Preview Days and other campus visit opportunities here.

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Augustana Faculty and Staff Recognized at University of Alberta’s Celebrate! Event Posted on September 23, 2016

Professor Kim Misfeldt and Teaching and Learning Specialist Robert Brennan were recognized for their outstanding achievement in teaching, learning and research at the Celebrate! Event on Wednesday September 21st.

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A Conversation with Bishop Larry Kochendorfer, Dr. Faith Nostbakken and Dr. Julien Hammond Posted on September 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 19th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 19, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, in the Roger Epp Room, join us for Commemorating the Reformation: Five Hundred Years Later – a Conversation with Bishop Larry Kochendorfer (left), Dr. Faith Nostbakken (middle) and Dr. Julien Hammond (right). View the event flyer here.

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Intro to Canning – Seeds for the Soul Event Posted on September 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 28th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

The next Seeds for the Soul event, “Intro to Canning”!  will take place on Wednesday, September 28 from 6-8 pm at the Camrose Public Library. There will be a demonstration on how to can, a Harvest Swap table at 6pm, and crafts for kids. At 7pm, we will watch a brief video and discuss the relationship between happiness, the environment and …

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Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Kieran Bonner Posted on September 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday October 4th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Tuesday, October 4th, from 12:30 – 2:00 pm, in the Roger Epp Room, join us for Can first questions (Who are we? How should we live?) be an educational focus in this era of global technological culture? – an Augustana Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Kieran Bonner. Click here to view the event poster. On the evening of …

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A Conversation with the Camrose Refugee Committee Posted on September 22, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 12th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, October 12, drop by the Ronning House from 12:00 – 1:30 pm, for The Camrose welcome sign was out – but no Syrian refugees were directed our way – what happened and how should we respond? – A Conversation with the Camrose Refugee Committee (Joe McMorrow, pictured left, and Alan Ford, pictured right). Click here to view the …

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Augustana Welcomes Treaty Bear Posted on September 21, 2016

On Wednesday September 21st, Augustana was joined by Elder Mary Moonias to respectfully welcome our new sculpture, a Treaty Six territory marker, the Treaty Bear.

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Augustana Newsletter for September 21, 2016 Posted on September 21, 2016

Happy Wednesday everyone! Here are a few events not to miss this week: Friday is Green & Gold (and Red & Black) Day so wear your U of A and Viking colours and come out to the quad at lunchtime for BBQ and a giant dodge ball game! All first years (and returning students living in …

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Orange Shirt Day Posted on September 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday September 30th, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Orange Shirt Day commemorates the children who never returned from Residential School, as well as the survivors. Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013. It grew out of Phyllis’ story of having her shiny new …

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Student Departmental Meetings Posted on September 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Monday September 26th, 2016 @ 12:15 PM

Next Monday all first-year students should attend their Departmental Meetings held from 12:15 – 2:00 pm. These meetings will include crucial information regarding their programs, student life, and the opportunity to meet faculty, staff and other students within their departments. The meeting places are grouped by department, as follows: Fine Arts & Humanities Majors – Cafeteria Science Majors – …

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Volleyball Ice Breaker Tournament Posted on September 16, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday September 16th, 2016 @ 4:00 PM

Come on down to the Augustana gym and cheer on our Vikings volleyball teams in the campus ice breaker tournament this weekend!

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Green & Gold (and Red & Black) Day Posted on September 16, 2016

Scheduled for: Friday September 23rd, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Show your Augustana Pride! Wear your Green & Gold (or Vikings Red & Black) gear and post the photo online, using the hashtag #uofaaugustana. Also, be sure to check out the bookstore for a selfie booth and special sales, and come to the quad at lunch for a toonie BBQ, music, prizes and a giant …

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Spirit of the Land Roads Scholar Course Open to Community Members Posted on September 15, 2016

A unique learning opportunity open to those who would like to study the connection between ecology, community and spirituality.

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Augustana Newsletter for September 14, 2016 Posted on September 14, 2016

Hope everyone is having a fantastic week! Want to make it even better? Attend the Ronning Centre’s event on Mixed Blood & Urban Indigenous Identity with Sharon Pasula today at lunch. And check out our own alumna Brittney Catherine who is performing at the Bailey Theatre tomorrow night. Want to get even more involved? How …

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