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The Juice (Students) - Jan. 9

 
Jan. 9, 2017
No more pink slips at Mail Center
The Mail Center staff would like to remind you that PINK SLIPS are no longer being used. You need only your ID to pick up packages. You will receive an email notifying you about packages. If your email has the word “delivered” in the subject line, the package will be IN your mailbox, so please still check your mailbox! Contact the Mail Center at mailroom@wartburg.edu or 352-8263 with questions, and please be patient as we learn the new system.
 
NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
igKnight program welcoming mentees
Students interested in being partnered with a peer mentor during Winter Term are invited to sign up for the igKnight Mentoring Program. This peer mentoring program is designed to help students pursue and meet their academic, personal, and professional goals no matter where they are in their college experience. Faculty and staff are encouraged to invite students to be a part of the program as well. Students may join the program at any time by signing up here. For more information on igKnight, visit the igKnight website or contact TJ Warren.
Thank a mentor
January is National Mentoring Month. At Wartburg, we recognize the value of mentors in our lives; therefore, we invite you to recognize a mentor by filling out the “Thank a Mentor” form here. The form will be accessible until noon Monday, Jan. 23. Mentors will then receive a personalized electronic message that afternoon. If you have questions, contact TJ Warren. Click here for more information on mentoring at Wartburg.
Extended dining hours, and board plan changes
Dining Services has extended the Saturday evening dining hours in Mensa to be 5:15-6:30 p.m., effective immediately. The intent is to make Saturday dinner more convenient and less crowded for students. Also, please remember to verify that you are on the board plan that you want. If you need to make changes, come to the Dining Office (located behind the Info Desk in Saemann Student Center) and sign a form to make those changes before Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 4 p.m. No changes will be allowed after that.
Certified respite foster care providers needed
Respite Options of Northeast Iowa will offer a free training course on two Saturdays, Feb. 4 and Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Faith Evangelical Free Church in Sumner. Attendance at both sessions is required. Providers must be at least 19 years old at the time of application and 20 years old to provide respite, complete an application and certification process, and be able to make a one-year commitment to the program. While this is an unpaid position, respite providers do receive a small stipend and help with mileage costs when they travel to do respite. Contact Nancy Magnall at 319-296-8307 or magnall_ifapa@msn.com, or Dr. Tammy Faux
2017 German Film Series
The 2017 German Film Series: Profiles in Courage kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 17, with The Promise (Das Versprechen). The film, with English subtitles, follows Sophie and Konrad, who, in 1961, plan an escape from the eastern side of a divided Germany into the west. The film begins at 7:15 p.m. in WBC116. A student-led discussion will follow. The film series, sponsored by the Wartburg College German Institute and the German and German studies programs, is being presented in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of Luther’s Reformation. Click here for additional information about this film and the series.
Sign up for MLK Day of Service
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is fast approaching! Look for the VAC table on the first floor of Saemann Student Center during weekday meals to sign up for the Day of Service next Monday, Jan. 16, which begins at 1:30 p.m. with a kickoff in Levick Arena. Contact vac@wartburg.edu if you have questions or cannot sign up in person.
Blankets for Bremwood
Volunteer to make tie-blankets during MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 16. There will be two shifts for blanket making in the Chapel Commons: 2:30-4 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. Help us serve the residents at Bremwood, providing them with something to call their own. Questions can be directed to blanketsoflove@wartburg.edu. Sign up at this link.
Board game event 
The Wartburg Store is excited to host Game Knights on Thursday, Jan. 12, 7-10 p.m., in the McCoy rooms. Modern strategy board games, including Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Dominion, and Agricola, will be available, as well as many more. No prior game experience necessary. Whether you like social, strategy, competitive, co-operative, or card games, we’d love to play with you!
WartburgAlert test planned
The emergency notification system for Wartburg College, WartburgAlert, will be tested Thursday, Jan. 12, around noon. WartburgAlert is tested, at minimum, once per term. Alerts aren’t automatically sent. You must register your phone number in order to receive alerts. There is no charge for registering, and you may register up to two numbers for text notification and two numbers for voice phones. You are strongly encouraged to register a SMS number to receive a text, as it is the quickest and most reliable means of notification. To register, log in to the InfoCenter. Under “Offices,” select “Parking & Safety” and then “WartburgAlert.” If you have problems registering, come to the security office Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. To verify that you are registered before Jan. 12, send an email to campus.security@wartburg.edu.
Project for Peace informational meeting
Students with an interest in supporting and encouraging peace throughout the world should consider developing a Project for Peace. Project proposals should be creative, engaging, meaningful, and measurable. In addition, the selected Wartburg project would be implemented during the summer of 2017 and given $10,000 of funding/reward. Come to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the McCoy West conference room if interested. Contact Kristin Teig Torres or visit the Student Life Office with further questions.
Looking for a good book to read?
There still is space to join Dr. Erika Lindgren in the Hearthside Project during Winter Term. She will be reading The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe. Students who read with her get a copy of the book and a chance to discuss nonfiction outside of the classroom setting. If interested, email Dr. Lindgren.
Keep on Learning proposals
The Alumni Office is requesting Keep on Learning proposals for the 2017-18 academic year. The Keep on Learning program offers a series of four-week courses to all residents of the Cedar Valley during seven months of the academic year. Click here for more information. 
'Sexy/OFFENDER' now in art gallery
An exhibition featuring the works of Ben Moore and Byron Anway will open Monday, Jan. 9, at the Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery. “Sexy/OFFENDER,” featuring pieces that combine online imaged-based culture and 18th-century French portraiture, will be on display through Feb. 12. A reception will be Friday, Feb. 10, 5-7 p.m. Click here for details.
PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
2017 Homecoming Committee
If you would like to be part of the planning and executing of the 2017 Homecoming and Family Weekend, apply to be part of the committee at alumni.wartburg.edu/HC17. Applications are due Jan. 19. Email tony.smith@wartburg.edu with any questions.
Upcoming Events
Project for Peace meeting
Jan. 10

Game Knights
Jan. 12

MLK Day of Service
Jan. 16

German Film Series
Jan. 17

Homecoming Committee applications due
Jan. 19

Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
 

ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
The Juice is a weekly e-newsletter sent Mondays to communicate campus news and events. Most announcements will run twice, then continue to be available in the Information Center.

TO SUBMIT AN ITEM
The deadline for submissions each week is 4 p.m. Thursday. The next Student Juice will be Jan. 9, 2017. Send items to juice@wartburg.edu. Please keep your submitted item short—no longer than one paragraph—and let us know if your item is for students, faculty/staff, or both audiences. Direct questions or comments to Stephanie Boeding, communication specialist for Marketing & Communication, at ext. 8760.

 
 
SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY
 
Weekday Chapel services this week
Weekday Chapel services are held each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:15-10:35 a.m. in the Wartburg Chapel, and are a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith.Services are led by students, faculty, staff, the college pastors, and clergy from various area churches. Upcoming speakers include: 
  • Monday, Jan. 9 – Justine Jackovich, Assistant Director of Residential Life
  • Wednesday, Jan. 11 – Pastor Ramona Bouzard
  • Friday, Jan. 13 – Blaine Woodson ’17
Sanctuary on Wednesday
Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, worship band music, prayers, and communion. Sanctuary takes place at 9 p.m. each Wednesday in Chapel Commons (basement). Come by at 8:45 for snacks and conversation.
Faith and Life Groups
Faith and Life Groups are opportunities for students to share fellowship with other believers. There are multiple groups taking place at different times, places, and locations on campus. Click here to see more information about all of the Faith and Life Group meeting times. 
 
JOBS/SCHOLARSHIP/INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
Westmar Scholarship applications
The Iowa College Foundation is accepting applications for the Westmar Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. For more information, click here. Application materials and official transcripts must be received by the Iowa College Foundation by April 1.
Student Senate scholarship
In the spirit of the Wartburg College mission statement, Student Senate annually funds two $500 scholarships for Wartburg students. These scholarships will be given to two students, not required to be involved in Senate, in their second or third year who embody the principles set forth in the mission statement. The scholarship selection committee will seek well‑rounded students who exhibit leadership and service through their involvement on and/or off campus. Applications and reference forms are due to kathy.dreesman@wartburg.edu by 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, and can be found at this website.
Openings posted on Knightlink
On-campus employment opportunities for this current academic year are posted on Knightlink. Questions regarding these positions or Knightlink can be directed to Abbie Raum, student employment coordinator, at 352-8350 or studentemployment@wartburg.edu.
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Urban Studies programs and internships
The Urban Studies Program at Wartburg West in Denver, Colorado, and Des Moines Urban Studies are taking applications NOW, including for internships that are a part of those programs. Please contact Jo Dorrance for details.
 
WARTBURG IN THE NEWS
 
Members of the women's basketball team talked about their chemistry on and off the court with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Head wrestling coach Eric Keller talked about his team's "remarkable run" at the National Duals with TrackWrestling.com.

The wrestling team advanced to the NWCA National Duals Division III semifinals, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Amy Long ’10 is the site administrator for Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, according to the Fairmont Sentinel.

Zak Montgomery, assistant professor of Spanish, was named one of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier's 20 Under 40 for his efforts recruiting and retaining Latino/a students and his service to the Spanish-speaking community in the Cedar Valley.

Nick Mitchell ’00, Grand View University head wrestling coach, received the United States Sports Academy Distinguished Service Award, according to The Sport Digest.

The wrestling team went 3-0 at the college's annual Desert Duals in Las Vegas, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Corey Tafoya ’93 was named the superintendent for Harvard Community Unit School District 50, according to the Northwest Herald.

President Darrel Colson was one of several area leaders discussing education and transition plans with Gov. Terry Branstad, who is expected to be named the U.S. Ambassador to China in 2017, as reported by KWWL.

The Des Moines Urban Studies Program's partnership with the University of Iowa's new Internship Village was featured in the Des Moines Business Record.

Lamont Muhammad ’06 told the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier that the premise for his book, "I Am," was developed as a student Wartburg.

Seth Hestness ’18 will represent the US and Wartburg College on Team Stars and Stripes in the eighth annual Tazón De Estrellas, as reported by the American Football International Review.

Katie Sommer ’18 was named of the top 10 point guards in the DIII athletics by d3hoops.com.

Edmond Bonjour ’83 was the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding International Leadership Program Director Award during the annual International Assocation of Programs for Agricultural Leaderhship, as reported by the Midwest Ag Journal
 
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