Augustana Weekly: April 17, 2019
Posted on April 17, 2019 by Cindy Edge
Happy Wednesday! Classes are over, exams are coming up, and summer is just around the corner. Look below to learn about some important end-of-the-year student information on awards and financial aid, as well as next year’s course registration, and opportunities for returning students to get involved in some fun volunteer work! Last week, we celebrated students, staff, faculty, …
- The Augustana Faculty Awards and Financial Aid Application deadline for returning students is April 30! It’s quick, easy, and painless—complete it online before it’s too late! Also, if you’re involved with on-campus or community service and/or leadership activities, you’ll want to fill out the supplemental Service and Leadership Awards Application. Find both at https://www.ualberta.ca/augustana/services/academic/afa/apply.
- ECO Move Out runs today until April 30! EMO takes place at all UAlberta residences to make it easier for students to recycle or donate unwanted items. Items are being collected in the Dish (Ravine Residences) and in the entrance of FYD.
- Please note that parking enforcement will continue to take place through the break and all exams.
- From April 16 to August 16, the Cashiers’ Office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. They will resume regular hours (10:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday to Friday) beginning August 19.
- If you’re a student who will be graduating this year, did you know that your alumni perks include library access? Check out this story to learn about an Alumni ONEcard!
- See safety happening? Snap a photo and send it to the Environment, Health & Safety office on North Campus—they’re looking for images of people working (and learning!) safely. Maybe it’s that coworker with the neon lab coat or the student who climbs a ladder like a pro…snap a photo and send it our way! Photos will be part of a travelling exhibit for Safety and Health Week (May 6 to 11) and you could win big! Contest runs until May 1. Details here.
- All returning students can now register for the 2019/20 term in BearTracks! If you need help, book an appointment with an Advisor or find them at one of their pop-up times (see the poster below). Register before you leave for the summer to ensure you get the courses you need!
- Are you interested in helping First Year Students move into residence next year? Join the ASA’s O-Team, a service the ASA organizes to help move in First Years into dorms to help organize and reduce traffic the day of move in. It is happening August 25, however, volunteers are able to move in early on the 24. This year we are providing two shifts for volunteers throughout the day, with the first from 10 am to 1 pm, and the second from 1 pm to 4 pm. If you want to sign up for both, feel free! Lunch (caf lunch bags) and dinner (pizza) are provided throughout the day. You will also get a volunteer t-shirt, and there are chances to win prizes at the end of the day! Make sure to sign up using the google form. If you have any questions, email Jennae at email@example.com.
Student Life Awards
On Wednesday, April 10, Augustana celebrated student, staff, faculty and community achievement, including leadership in athletics, academics, and everything in between at the Student Life Awards! Below, you’ll find a few highlights from the evening. Congratulations to everyone who received an award, and to the organizing committee, who made the evening a great success!
Student Association Club Awards
Betty Ostenrud Awards
Lois Aspenes Award
Roger Epp Award
Heather Huber Memorial Award
Athletes of the Year (and CCAA All-Canadians)
Dr. Roger Epp Scholar Athletes of the Year
Augustana Leadership Awards
Team GPA Award
Moncrieff Ford Sr. & Moncrieff Ford Jr. Memorial Award for Dedicated Service to Athletics
Nordic Sports – Mackenzie Grove & Michio Green
Curling – Hannah Terry & Dustin Rupertus
Golf – Michael Harrison
Hockey – Jimmy Sheehan
Women’s Soccer – Cassidy Newcombe
Men’s Soccer – Ethan Knudslien
Women’s Volleyball – Rae Metrunec
Men’s Volleyball – Duncan McDonald
Men’s Basketball – Nathan Bowie
Women’s Basketball – Jessica Haenni
Indoor Track – Catherine Alcorn & Nathanael Tabert
CCAA Academic All-Canadians
Torey Lauber, Basketball
Jessica Haenni, Basketball
Mason Hunter, Basketball
Katelyn Skolski, Curling
Michael Harrison, Golf
Rae Metrunec, Volleyball
Rebecca Petrie, Volleyball
Duncan McDonald, Volleyball
Community Coach of the Year
Augustana Coach of the Year
Rookies of the Year
Dean’s & Vikings Awards for Leadership
Vikings Volunteer of the Year Award
Residence Life Professional Association Leadership Society Award
RLPA New Professional Award
- Everyone is welcome to attend our annual Spring Soirée next Tuesday! This year’s event, A Fond Farewell, will offer a brief Report to the Community and will also celebrate Allen and Becky Berger for their eight years of service. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
- Augustana’s very own Conference on Undergraduate Research and Innovative Teaching (ACURIT) is taking place May 14 and 15. The Dean’s office has generously offered to cover registration for any Augustana students, faculty, and staff interested in attending! Visit the ACURIT page for more information and to register (simply submit the form and ignore the payment page).
The average human is born with 300 bones, but by the time they are an adult, they only have 206.
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- Attend the Images of Research Exhibition at the Herbert T. Coutts Library until April 30! The Images of Research competition was an opportunity for current University of Alberta graduate students from all disciplines to capture, share, and present the essence of their research in one image. This competition and its accompanying exhibition aims to showcase and preserve graduate student research in print and digital form, foster student engagement, and support graduate students’ academic endeavours.
- The research data management (RDM) landscape in Canada is rapidly evolving—from funder policies, to institutional strategies, data management planning, data deposit, and beyond! Join UAlberta libraries for the 6th annual Research Data Management Week, May 6 to 10. To view the program and to register, visit https://library.ualberta.ca/rdm-week.
- Are you interested in what it means to be an inclusive leader? The University of Alberta is one of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion’s employer partners, which means that all U of A staff and faculty can attend CCDI sessions for free. On May 23, CCDI will be hosting an event on inclusive leadership in Edmonton from 8:30 to 11:00 am. Click here for details and to register.
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