Augustana Newsletter for February 14, 2018 Posted on February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Stop by the forum today from 9 am to 2 pm for a Valentine’s Day cookie sale to pick up some sweet treats for you, your partner, your friends, or all three! It’s also mental health awareness week at the Augustana Fitness Centre, which means it will be free for all students …

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Augustana Newsletter for February 7, 2018 Posted on February 7, 2018

Happy February everyone! It’s International Week here at Augustana – check out the schedule for the rest of the week’s events, including movie nights, presentations on current social issues, and football tournaments. If you’re a student struggling with writing assignments, attend the workshop on university writing tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm. Then, blow off some …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 31, 2018 Posted on January 31, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Students: interested in travelling for University credit? Today from 11:00 to 12:30 pm in the forum, professors Alakas and Dipple with have an information booth on their Ancient Greece & Italy Travel course to run next January—stop by for more information! At 3:30 today, attend the academic skills workshop on how to …

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Augustana Newsletter for January 3, 2018 Posted on January 3, 2018

Happy New Year Augustana, and welcome (back)! Today marks the beginning of the semester with the start of the winter three-week term. This week’s newsletter may be short, but we’re starting the year off right with a faculty research colloquia this Friday at 12:15 pm, featuring professors Paula Marentette and Geoff Dipple. In the coming …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 20, 2017 Posted on December 20, 2017

Good morning everyone! Here are a few highlights from your last newsletter of the year: This Friday, join the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra for their performance of Handel’s Messiah, beginning at 7 pm If you’re spending Christmas in Camrose, attend the free community Christmas party at the Norseman Inn from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 13, 2017 Posted on December 13, 2017

This semester seemed to fly by, and there’s just another week or so before the holidays. If you’re looking for a study break before the break, look no further! Today at noon, attend a Lunch & Learn about the 2017 Nobel Prizes in science, explained in 15-minute bites. This weekend, Alberta’s Ukranian Nutcracker will be …

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Augustana Newsletter for December 6, 2017 Posted on December 6, 2017

Happy December! The semester is winding down, and final exam stress might be winding up. If you’re in need of a study break, check out some of this week’s events. On Friday, attend a humanities cafe on the #metoo movement, followed by a book launch for professor Roxanne Harde on her new collection The Embodied …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 29, 2017 Posted on November 29, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today, Augustana will be holding it’s second and final open house to provide an update on the Long Range Development Plan in the Forum from 3 to 5 – please stop by to learn more, and add your own input. Exams are coming up quick – tomorrow, students can find help on …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 22, 2017 Posted on November 22, 2017

Happy Wednesday all! This week, students may attend a session on how to give a killer poster presentation (tomorrow evening in the library classroom). Faculty and instructors are invited to a Teaching Seminar on Dialogue in the Classroom with Jason Taylor this Friday at 12:15. Looking for some holiday entertainment? Attend Augustana’s production of The …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 8, 2017 Posted on November 8, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! Three of this week’s events of interest include a games night (open to everyone!) tomorrow evening in First Year Dorms, the songs and stories of Nashville Hurricane tomorrow night at the Performing Arts Centre, and Friday’s Remembrance Day Service in the Chapel at 12:20 pm. Don’t forget to check out the library’s …

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Augustana Newsletter for November 1, 2017 Posted on November 1, 2017

Take a break on this snowy November morning to have a look at all of the great campus events happening this week! Today, drop off your items for SCORE, which will take place tomorrow from 12:30 to 4:30 pm in the forum. Tonight, attend the public lecture portion of the Workshops in Building Capacity for …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 25, 2017 Posted on October 25, 2017

Your last newsletter of October already, can you believe it? Tonight, students from the Augustana Vocal Studios and Music for the Theatre Class are putting on a recital to celebrate Canadian song—stop by the forum at 12:30 pm to get a taste of the performance and come back for the full thing at 7 pm …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 18, 2017 Posted on October 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday everyone! There seems to be an event for every interest as this week winds down and next week begins. On Friday, attend the Ronning Centre’s lecture “Your Faith on Feminism” in the Performing Arts Centre. If political discussion is more your forte, stop by the Wahkohtowin Lodge at 3 pm for a Humanities …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 11, 2017 Posted on October 11, 2017

Happy Wednesday! Fill up your short week with a few of the events happening on and around campus. Today, candidates for the City of Camrose election (on Monday, October 16th) will be in the forum from 2 to 4 pm for a coffee chat. Feelings stressed about exams? Attend the workshop on how to best …

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Augustana Newsletter for October 4, 2017 Posted on October 4, 2017

Good morning everyone! Today is Safety Fest at Augustana, so join us in the forum and quad from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm for safety demonstrations and displays, brought to you by the Environment, Health & Safety committee. Demos will be made by the police, ambulance and EMS services, and the fire department, including a …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 27, 2017 Posted on September 27, 2017

Happy Wednesday! The semester is ramping up and so are this week’s events! On Thursday, students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend the Open House on Augustana’s Long Range Development Plan at 2:00 pm in the Wahkohtowin Lodge (corrected from last week, as there will be another evening session open to the general community …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 20, 2017 Posted on September 20, 2017

Congratulations to all of those who finished their first course of the semester (or first University course ever) yesterday! Students and faculty alike put a lot of work in over the last three weeks, and can now enjoy a little bit of downtime before heading into the eleven-week term. Attend this year’s one and only …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 13, 2017 Posted on September 13, 2017

It’s Wednesday morning and what better way to get through the middle of the week than with delicious food and good entertainment? The cafeteria is still serving pancakes for another half hour (until 9 am), and at noon, join us again in the cafeteria for a BBQ lunch ($2 for non-residence students, faculty, and staff), …

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Augustana Newsletter for September 6, 2017 Posted on September 6, 2017

Happy Wednesday! This week, add to your library (or make it a little bit more manageable) during the used book swap today in the forum, along with the Wellness & Community Fair. Worried about upcoming presentations? Attend the “How to be a Presentation Superstar” workshop tomorrow evening. Also, pogo car sharing is now at Augustana …

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Augustana Newsletter for August 30, 2017 Posted on August 30, 2017

Good morning everyone! Whether you’re a first-year student who has already begun their seminars, a returning student due to start the three-week term tomorrow, or a staff or faculty member who has been here all summer – and everyone else in between – welcome to the beginning of what is sure to be a great …

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