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The Juice (Student) - April 12

Free fitness class, swag sale, more! ☀️

April 12, 2021

Student Senate updates

Congratulations to those appointed to serve on the 2021-22 Student Senate Executive Team:

Academic Ombudsperson – Eric Recker
Administrative Ombudsperson – Bryce Butler
Executive Assistant for Diversity – Carrington Bush
Public Relations Director – Mila Iushkova


Watch for a Juice email on Tuesday to vote for May Term Senate! Voting is open from midnight to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, April 13. Contact Olivia Hobson with questions.


On-campus vaccine clinic on April 16

The college has secured another 300 doses of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) single-dose COVID vaccine (approved for those 18 and older) for members of the Wartburg community on Friday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The vaccines will be administered by HyVee in Levick Arena (enter the building on the campus side and proceed up the stairs to the Levick Arena concourse where additional signage and volunteers will guide you through the process). Pre-registration is required.

Click here to sign up

HyVee recommends that students who live outside of Iowa use their Wartburg College address (100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA, 50677) as their address. An insurance card IS NOT required to obtain this vaccine. All individuals must wait in the arena at least 15 minutes after receiving the vaccine, so please plan accordingly. This clinic is meant for the Wartburg faculty, staff, and students only. Please do not share this link with others. If you have questions, email covidresponse@wartburg.edu.

Free Essentrics fitness classes begin today

The W will be hosting a free Essentrics fitness class every Monday, from April 12 through May 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in The W’s multi-purpose room. Essentrics is a dynamic, full-body workout suitable for all fitness levels that combines stretching and strengthening while engaging all 650 muscles. This class will increase flexibility and mobility for a healthy, toned, and pain-free body. Direct any questions to clay.cook@wartburg.edu.


Wartburg swag garage sale Thursday

Need some more Wartburg SWAG and want to support a good cause? Check out the Wartburg SWAG garage sale on Thursday, April 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students UKnight and other student organizations will be out in the entrance of the student center selling old “Beat Luther” shirts, Homecoming shirts, event shirts and other Wartburg merchandise. You just never know what you will find! All shirts will be just $5 on a first come, first served basis; sizes and quantity of shirt are limited. Money raised from Students UKnight merchandise will go to support their upcoming service trip to Chicago over Tour Week!


Get your 'Pod Squad' ready for Large Group event

ETK is excited to announce that our Large Event artist coming to campus on May 6 is Eli Young Band!


The concert will be held outside at the field south of Wartburg Chapel and will have pod-style seating. Tickets are FREE to current Wartburg students and will be available starting later today, April 12, via email.


Students will sign up in groups of 4-8, with each pod being six feet apart from other pods during the concert. One member will reserve their pod on behalf of other members, similar to the housing lottery (gather your pod's Wartburg email addresses and ID numbers now). If you do not have a pod group, students can also reserve an individual spot. Masks must be worn by all during the concert. #EYBatWC21



Summer storage for out-of-state students

Wartburg College will once again be offering FREE summer storage for out-of-state students. A Wartburg staff member is graciously allowing non-Iowa students to store items in her outbuilding in Denver, Iowa. The location is approximately 15 minutes from campus, and you must provide your own transportation to and from the site. After registering for storage, you will work with the staff member to arrange your own drop-off and pick-up times. (Note: pick up in August will NOT be available on Friday afternoons or Saturdays). Stop by Student Life to pick up an information sheet and to register. Registration closes May 17. Contact jennifer.onuigbo@wartburg.edu for more details.


Parking registration open for 2021-22

Registration online runs through June 26. AVOID D LOT AND $50 LATE-REGISTRATION FEE and register your vehicle for 2021-22 now!

1. Visit www.Wartburg.edu/security
2. Select Parking Regulations and Registration
3. Select Parking Registration


Student Senate seeks nominations for awards

The 2021 John O. Chellevold Award for Excellence in Teaching and Professional Service is awarded for outstanding dedication to Wartburg students and the Wartburg Community by demonstrating positive relationships with and concern for students. Please nominate a faculty member by filling out this form when describing why this person should be nominated. There is a winner and two runners-up for the prestigious John O. Chellevold Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and Professional Service.


The 2021 Outstanding Staff Award is awarded for outstanding dedication to Wartburg students and the Wartburg Community by demonstrating positive relationships with and concern for students. There are two awards given out, one for administrative and one for non-administrative staff. This award is meant for all college staff who are not teaching professors. Please use this form to nominate this individual.

The Castle submissions accepted through Friday

The Castle, Wartburg's literary magazine, has extended the submissions deadline for its Winter 2021 Edition to Friday, April 16. Submissions can be sent through this link, where you can also view past editions. Contact lindsey.jacobs@wartburg.edu with questions.


Meet Winter Term new staff

The list of new hires during Winter Term 2021 has been posted to the InfoCenter at this link.


Helgevold to speak at AAUW meeting Thursday

Dr. Abbylynn Helgevold, professor of ethics, philosophy, and religion at Wartburg, will speak to the Wartburg chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. Her talk, "Ethics, Sex, and Consent on Campus," will be available to faculty, staff, students and the general public via Zoom. Please email Kim Folkers for the Zoom link.


Become a Faith in the Vaccine ambassador

A select cohort of Wartburg College student leaders will work in their home and/or chosen communities, particularly faith communities, throughout the summer months to advocate for and educate about the COVID vaccine. Vaccine hesitancy remains an issue in many places, for many reasons, and we need you to leverage your existing connections to spread faith in the vaccine. If you are interested in earning $1,500 for your service and leadership in this bridge-building role, contact Dr. Caryn Riswold as soon as possible for more information about this opportunity, funded and offered in partnership with the Interfaith Youth Core. Training begins in May, and the cohort will be selected before the end of April. Click here for more information.


Weekday Chapel services

All are welcome at Weekday Chapel services from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Wartburg Chapel. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Interfaith chapels will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the semester. Chapel services are streamed live with Knight Vision, so you can watch from anywhere.

This week's Chapel services:

Monday, April 12: Easter Celebration

Wednesday, April 14: Service led by Accelerated Ministry Program students

Friday, April 16: Senior Chapel, Aurion Redding '21


Sanctuary on Wednesday nights

Sanctuary on Wednesday night is a holy space in the midst of your busy life where you can recharge and renew. Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, worship band music, prayers, and communion. All are welcome! Worship begins in the Chapel sanctuary at 9 p.m., come early at 8:45 for snacks.

Upcoming events

ETK Large Event tickets available to students
April 12

Free Essentrics fitness classes
April 12, 19, 26 & May 3, 10, 17

May Term Senate election via email
April 13

Wartburg swag garage sale
April 15

AAUW meeting with guest Dr. Helgevold
April 15

On-campus vaccine clinic
April 16

TEDx executive team applications due for 2021-22
April 16

The Castle (literary magazine) submissions due
April 16

Leadership and Service Award nominations due
April 19

Late Knight Study Breakfast
April 21

Final Exams/Activities
April 22-27

Tour Week/Break
April 28-May 2

May Term begins
May 3

ETK Large Event: Eli Young Band
May 6

May 30


Leadership and Service Award nominations

Leadership and Service Award nomination forms are available and due by Monday, April 19. Click here to nominate someone you know for one or more of the following awards:

Nobility Award
Debbie Heida Award
Outstanding Organization
Outstanding International Senior
Dell Awards for Peace and Justice
Peacemaker Award
Outstanding Organization Service Award
Outstanding Organization Adviser Award

The awards ceremony will be Tuesday, May 11, in the Chapel, in conjunction with the National Society of Leadership & Success induction of new members. A live stream will be made available. Direct questions to lindsey.leonard@wartburg.edu.


Summer student employment opportunities

Check out Handshake, Wartburg’s online job board, to view and apply for summer student employment opportunities. Summer jobs in Admissions, Alumni Office, Maintenance, Pathways Center, and at The W are currently posted. If you have questions regarding student employment, please contact studentemployment@wartburg.edu.

Senior Exhibit 2021 in art gallery

Wartburg College’s Senior Exhibit 2021 will showcase works from four senior students beginning Thursday, April 8, in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery. No formal reception for this exhibit will be held, but guests are invited to explore the show during daily open hours, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Featured artists will be seniors:

Bergan Blommers, Manchester; art education and graphic design majors
Sam Madson, Omaha, Nebraska; graphic design major
Lydia Revier, Owatonna, Minnesota; graphic design and international relations majors
Emma Williams, Osage; graphic design and fine arts majors

The gallery is located on the first floor of the Bachman Fine Arts Center. All patrons must adhere to Wartburg’s COVID-19 mitigation policies by wearing a mask and maintaining a safe social distance while viewing artwork. Guests are also invited to join the gallery on Instagram (@waldemarschmidtgallery) for exclusive exhibition information and gallery content.


Bergan Blommers artwork


ASA Executive Team applications open

The Asian Student Association is opening executive team applications for 2021-22! If you have genuine interest in Asian cultures and want to help spread it on campus, click this link to apply for one or more positions on the team. Everyone, Asian or not, is welcome to apply! The deadline is Sunday, April 18, at 11:55 p.m. Contact asa@wartburg.edu with questions or concerns.


Participate in student study: The Effects of Color on Memory for Text

Help us research techniques that have potential to improve studying! In this study you will read a short nonfiction passage, complete multiplication problems, and then you will be asked to recall what you remember from the passage. Then, you will repeat this process two more times with two additional passages. This study will take you about 60 minutes to complete. To participate, please go to wartburg.sona-sytems.com and look for “The Effect of Color on Memory for Text (Mayne).” If you have any questions, please contact Kendall Mayne.



Are you fully vaccinated against COVID-19?

If you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, please send a photo or scan of your vaccination card to covidresponse@wartburg.edu so that it can be placed on file. Individuals who provide proof of full vaccination would not be required to quarantine if they were deemed exposed to COVID.


What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

Students who are experiencing symptoms should not engage in any campus activities and should contact Noah Campus Health Clinic immediately at 319-352-8436. Students also should contact Cassie Hales (319-352-8260 or cassie.hales@wartburg.edu) to enact a self-isolation or quarantine protocol (e.g. meal delivery, notification of faculty, and contact tracing). Tests are available at Noah Health Clinic on the first floor of The W.


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