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The Juice (Students) - Nov. 21

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Thanksgiving Break class schedule — For Wednesday, Nov. 23: No Chapel or evening classes. Classes meet for 50 minutes with 10 minutes between classes.

                        

Period            Regular Time   Special Time

1                      7:45 a.m.          7:45-8:35 a.m. 

2                      9:00 a.m.          8:45-9:35 a.m.

3                      10:45 a.m.        9:45-10:35 a.m.

4                      12:00 p.m.       10:45-11:35 a.m.

5                      1:15 p.m.         11:45-12:35 p.m.

6                      2:30 p.m.         12:45-1:35 p.m.

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Order bakery items for break — Dining Services is selling bakery items to take with you over Thanksgiving Break. You can order items through your GET account until noon Wednesday, Nov. 23. There are gluten-free options as well. If you have questions, contact the Dining Office at 352-8303. 

Ride the shuttle for Christmas Break — Shuttle rides are available to and from regional airports and bus stations to help any student get to and from campus during academic breaks. The Christmas Break Shuttle departs campus Dec. 17 and travels back to campus Jan. 8. The deadline to sign up for a seat is Tuesday, Nov. 22. Go to www.wartburg.edu/shuttle to sign up and to see details, locations and times for the Christmas Break shuttle, and to see details for the upcoming Winter Break and Tour Week shuttles. Contact shuttle@wartburg.edu with questions.


Informational budget meeting —
The last of the Finance and Administration Office informational budget meetings — open to all faculty, staff, and students — is Monday, Nov. 21, 4-5 p.m., in McCoy East, to review the 2015-16 and 2016-17 budgets as well as preliminary assumptions for the 2017-18 budget. The presentation will be posted to the Wartburg intranet no later than Nov. 22.

Festival of Trees deadline — Monday, Nov. 21, is the last day for offices, academic departments, or groups/organizations to register a tree for the annual Wartburg-Waverly Festival of Trees. To sign up, go to www.wartburg.edu/trees. The festival, which attracts more than 5,000 guests each year, will brighten the halls of the Classroom Technology Center Nov. 30-Dec. 15 and will be open to the public daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you have any questions, contact Joni McDonough, 352-8648.

New May Term leadership course — LS395 Leadership Insights: The American Family Insurance Experience is a P/D/F May Term course developed for highly motivated third- and fourth-year students who wish to observe and interact with the leadership team and members of the board of directors of a Fortune 500 company, American Family Insurance, with headquarters in Madison, Wis. The course is open to all majors with an interest in leadership and corporate social responsibility. Time will be split between the Wartburg campus and Madison. Enrollment is limited. Applications, due Friday, Dec. 2, are available upon request. Contact Dr. Fred Waldstein or Professor Kim Folkers for more information.

Dance Marathon news — Members of Wartburg College Dance Marathon recently visited the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City for a ribbon cutting for a prep/recovery room sponsored by the organization. To learn more about Dance Marathon, or to sign up, visit www.wartburg.edu/dm, visit the Wartburg College Dance Marathon Facebook page, or email wcdm@wartburg.edu.  

Attend Christmas with Wartburg — Ring in the holiday season with Christmas with Wartburg on Dec. 3 (3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) and Dec. 4 (3 p.m.) in Neumann Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at www.wartburg.edu/christmas or at the Ticket Office, 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday. Students also are invited to attend the dress rehearsal, free of charge with Wartburg ID, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Commendation from Board of Regents – At its recent meeting, the Board of Regents passed a resolution recognizing the efforts of the Wartburg community during September’s flooding. The motion reads as follows:

“That the Board of Regents hereby proudly recognizes and extends its appreciation to the entire Wartburg Community ... faculty, staff and students ... for the extraordinary efforts to serve families in Waverly and throughout the Cedar Valley during the September flooding of local rivers, as well as to the Center for Community Engagement for the leadership it provided. Their work demonstrates the deep commitment that the Wartburg Community has to its neighbors and to its mission to provide ‘leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning.’”

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ambassadors information night – Wartburg Ambassadors is hosting an information night for individuals who are interested in joining the organization on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 9 p.m., in WBC 214 (Buckmaster Room). At this event you will learn more about what the organization does, the expectations of an Ambassador, as well as what the recruitment process is like. We hope to see you there! Please email ambassadors@wartburg.edu with any questions. 

Snow removal jobs — Looking for some extra spending money this winter? The Operations & Maintenance Department is seeking student-employees to assist with snow removal this winter. Students would work on an on-call basis and primarily be responsible for removing snow from sidewalks and entrances for designated buildings. To apply, visit Knightlink, or inquire with the Student Employment Office at 319-352-8350 or studentemployment@wartburg.edu. Additional current student employment openings listed on Knightlink include:

  • Alumni, Parent Relations & Annual Giving: Knightcallers
  • Campus Programming: Student Assistant
  • Dining Services: Student Assistants
  • Library: Circulation Desk Assistant
  • Maintenance/Centennial Complex & Clinton: Custodial Assistants
  • Student Life: Certified Student Drivers


Learn more about St. Elizabeth during May Term —
 RE 277: “Reformation Then and Now” includes visits to St. Elizabeth’s birthplace, the Wartburg Castle where she lived, and her burial place. Sites associated with Martin Luther and the Reformation also are included. The May Term course meets a Faith and Reflection requirement. Contact Dr. Kleinhans for more information. 

Presentation on Peru — Dr. Michael Bechtel is taking a group of Wartburg students, along with a group from Upper Iowa University, to Peru during May Term. The trip, led by NiCole Dennler, has room for more students or community members to join! If you are interested in learning more about the Amazon River Basin in Peru, including the wildlife and indigenous people, come see DC Randle, director of Education and Citizen Science Programs based out of Minneapolis, who will be on campus Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m., in SC140 to talk about his experiences in Peru. Randle works with ACTS Peru to allow learning opportunities for students, adults, and families in the Amazon rainforest. For more information about the Peru May Term trip or Randle’s presentation, contact natalie.peyton@wartburg.edu or michael.bechtel@wartburg.edu.


Wartburg W Challenge —
 From Nov. 6-23, take a picture of yourself in The W every time you use the facility outside of athletics (fieldhouse, center court, weight room, fitness classes, pool, etc.) and post it to Twitter. Use the hashtag #WartburgWChallenge, or email pictures directly to the Wartburg emails of Nicole Burgin, Trevor Larson, Michelle Hahn, Travis Bertelsen, Joshua Feirer, and Amanda Riniker. Every time you use this hashtag your name will be entered into a drawing for prizes! Prizes from The Wartburg Store include a Nike T-shirt and water bottles (infuser, straw, or Nike). The goal of this challenge is to increase student use of The W and improve the overall health of Wartburg College. Don’t wait until the new year to start your health aspirations; start now, and get rewarded for it. NOTE: To respect other people’s privacy, when taking a picture of yourself using The W, do not have anyone in the background who did not give consent to be in the picture. 


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