Monthly Archives: June 2013

Reflections on Nelson Mandela by Laura Roller

Laura Roller is the Senior Director Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations at Augsburg College Back in the early ’80s, an elderly board member who later became a mentor asked me who my heroes were. No one had ever asked that directly. In fact, “heroes” … Continue reading

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“It Doesn’t Happen Overnight” by Maureen Reed

It Doesn’t Happen Overnight Relationships count. And Augsburg President Paul Pribbenow is far above average at developing and maintaining relationships of substance. Several days before the Minnesota Trade Mission arrived in sun-splashed Norway, Paul had already met with Parliament Member … Continue reading

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Missions and Missions by Maureen Reed

Missions and Missions In short, a trade mission ought to deliver jobs. At every step and every stop it is designed for Delegates to meet, greet, and repeat. For the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, the Governor’s Trade Mission allowed us … Continue reading

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Maureen Reed reflects on Alfred Nobel.

Creative Genius It’s a strikingly beautiful city, Stockholm. Built on islands in the Baltic Sea, it is arced by rainbows and crisscrossed by stone bridges. On these alternately showery and sunny summer days, not a single piece of litter spoils … Continue reading

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