The Auggie Spirit of Giving: Scott Weber '79
As a young man at Augsburg, Scott Weber's favorite time of year was Velkommen Jul, the event that ushers in the Christmas season with ladies dressed in traditional Norwegian bunads, Yuletide music, and Scandinavian treats including krumkake and the always popular yet odious Norwegian delicacy—lutefisk.
Weber studied history at Augsburg with advisor Khin Khin Jensen. He says his favorite professors were Myles Stenshoel who taught Constitutional Law and the late Joel Torstenson in sociology. After graduating, Weber went on to obtain his master's in nursing at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and later received his doctorate in education from Boston University. Since 2003, Weber has been an assistant professor of nursing and public health at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to this he was the associate dean of health sciences at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay.
Recently Weber designated Augsburg as a recipient of his estate. "Augsburg was a very important part of my young life," he said. "My experiences at Augsburg helped to put me on the right track in so many ways in my life." Weber made a gift commitment to the College because he wants to ensure that Augsburg can continue to nurture young people and to encourage them as he was. "This is what young people need—to spend lots of time with good, inspiring, uplifting people."
With his gift commitment, Weber became a member of the Sven Oftedal Society which honors alumni, parents, and friends of the College who make an estate provision or life income gift. To discover how you can join Dr. Weber in the Sven Oftedal Society with planned gifts including will or revocable trust provisions, insurance gifts, charitable gift annuities, or gifts of retirement plan assets, contact Amy Alkire at 612-330-1188 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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