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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - Oct. 4

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Oct. 4, 2021

Vote now for Study Away Photo Contest

Students, faculty and staff are invited to vote for their favorite entry in the Study Away Photo Contest: Alumni Edition! Several Wartburg alumni who have spent a term abroad have sent in photos for this year’s contest. Check out the entries displayed on the second floor of Luther Hall, then vote for your favorite at this link. Voting ends Oct. 18, and the winners earn cash prizes! One vote per person. There is also a People’s Choice contest on the Wartburg Facebook page this week, so vote for your favorite there, too. Contact Kathleen Sihler for details. Winners will be announced in late October.

Career Expo is FridayVolunteers needed to take care of animals

Looking for an internship, post-grad job, or admission to graduate/professional school? The Career Expo is one of the many ways Wartburg College helps students with post-grad plans! The event is intended for all majors and all class years as a way to make connections with real businesses, organizations, and graduate/professional schools. Some tables may even have applications with them, so dress to impress, bring a resume, and be prepared! Stop in to the Student Success Center in Saemann Student Center for resume help.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 8, 2-4 p.m.

WHERE: “The W” Hall of Champions

MORE: For a list of attendees, click here.

Do your part: Be cyber smart

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the first week of the month ITS is highlighting best practices and general cyber hygiene to keep your information safe. Creating strong passwords, using multi-factor authentication, backing up your data, and updating your software are great places to start. Your Wartburg accounts and devices have been set up by ITS to meet these standards; however, have you made these a practice on your personal devices and accounts? Are you doing your part with the basics? Click here to learn more.

 

Wartburg Track and Field rummage sale Friday

Wartburg Track and Field rummage sale will be Friday, Oct. 8, in The W’s Hall of Fame Room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All past or used items must go! CASH or CHECK ONLY. There will be miscellaneous T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, hats and other clothing. Come get your Wartburg Track and Field clothing — first come, first served. We will also be at the Renaissance Faire on Saturday.

 

Dance Marathon Rake-A-Thon in November

Wartburg College Dance Marathon Rake-A-Thon is back! If you or someone you know needs their leaves raked this fall, click this link and let us help you out! Choose a weekend in November that works for you, provide the leaf bags and make a donation, and WCDM students will do all the work for you. All donations go to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

 

Scholarship Club quilt raffle & ‘Wartburg Treasures’

Support student scholarships at the Renaissance Faire on Saturday! At the Wartburg Scholarship Club booth on the campus mall, you can purchase tickets for this year’s Quilt Raffle. The quilt, pictured, was made by Donna Mueller Dreier ’60 and measures 56x72 inches. Raffle tickets are $5 each, or three for $10. You can buy tickets at our booth at the Ren Faire (near the fountain) or purchase online at this link. The raffle drawing will be Nov. 6 during the home football game. We’ll also have “Wartburg Treasures” for sale at our Ren Faire booth. Have Wartburg items to donate for us to sell? Please contact Kim Folkers and bring them Saturday to our booth. All proceeds go to student scholarships! Learn more about the WSC at this link.

Introducing A.R.C., the African Representative Council

A.R.C. is an organization that serves the community and creates a safe and supportive environment for Africans and the African diaspora. A.R.C highly encourages respect, teamwork, supporting one another, encouragement, and no negativity. We want to create a very positive place and hope every member will help to make that happen. If you’re interested in joining, please let us know at A.R.C@wartburg.edu or contact one of our executive team members: President Aloaye Abdul Saliu, VP Kelly Uwaniye, Treasurer Harvey-Eric Waligo, Secretary Sara Sangare, Social Media Coordinator Tapiwa Lapidos, and Social Event Coordinators Louise Shabani and Gizelle Da Silva.

 

Learn about the science of COVID

Join faculty from the Departments of Biology and Math, Computer Science and Physics (MCSP) to learn more about the science of COVID on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 11:30 p.m. We will answer your questions about the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the vaccine during this Zoom program at this link. You will need to be signed into your Wartburg account to access the Zoom room. Submit your questions for the panel at this link.

Dedication of Ablade Glover art on Thursday

The Wartburg community will be celebrating the recent gift of artwork from the collection of Wartburg alumnus Bill Hamm ’60, with a dedication at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7. The painting “African Marketplace,” by renowned artist Ablade Glover, was installed in May and will be added to Wartburg’s Permanent Art Collection. The program will begin on the second floor of Vogel Library opposite the circulation desk, then guests will be invited to visit the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery (first floor, Bachman Fine Arts Center) to view the current exhibition, “Wartburg Collects.” This event is free and open to all. For more information, please contact Janeen Stewart or Johanna Kramer-Weston.

Presidential Forum notes posted on InfoCenter

Notes from the Sept. 28 Presidential Forum are now posted on InfoCenter under Institutional Reports/President’s Reports.

Incomplete grade changes due Wednesday

Instructors must submit grade changes for incomplete grades for Winter, May or Summer courses to the Registrar’s Office by Wednesday, Oct. 6. If a grade change is not submitted by the deadline, the incomplete grade will be changed to an “F,” which will then be computed into the student’s cumulative grade point average.

Help needed for Outfly breakfast tradition

Faculty and staff are invited to help serve breakfast to students on Outfly morning. Be part of this fun fall tradition! You would need to report to Mensa by 6:50 a.m. that morning. (Campus is notified of Outfly via the Wartburg Alert System during the early hours of Outfly morning, whenever that may be.) Sign up to be a breakfast server using this link. Please contact Chris Fosselman via email or at 319-352-8303 with questions.

Free Homecoming HIIT Class on Saturdayase Kapers audition

Start your Saturday morning off right! All are welcome to join this fun, FREE, and fast-paced 30-minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class at The W. Get your workout in before all of the fun that Homecoming & Family Weekend has to offer. Class will be taught by alumna Shaina Sackett-Anderegg ’06.

What: 30-minute HIIT
When: 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Where: Levick Arena
Who: FREE to anyone!

Tour Greenwood on Fridayase Kapers audition

All are invited to an open house and self-guided tours at Greenwood, 902 12th St. NW, Friday, Oct. 8, 2-4 p.m. The home, which has served as the official residence of Wartburg College presidents since 1987, marks its 150th anniversary this year. You can read more about the home at this link.

Water to Thrive dunk tank at Ren Fairease Kapers audition

Do you want to dunk some of your Wartburg friends and professors? Check out the dunk tank at Ren Fair on Saturday, Oct. 9, run by Water to Thrive! Take up to three throws for $3 for a chance to dunk the lucky guest. All proceeds will go to Water to Thrive and the well-building process. If you have any questions, contact Hayden Stone or Carter Stubitz.

Watch for more Homecoming info this weekase Kapers audition

We’ll send a special email later this week with more information about Oktoberfest, the parade, Renaissance Faire, Kastle Kapers, and more! Get ready for a fun and busy weekend with lots of alumni, parents and friends celebrating on campus. You can find the full schedule at www.wartburg.edu/homecoming.

 

SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY

Weekday Chapel services

Weekday Chapel services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Mondays will feature faculty and staff faith stories and blessings, Wednesdays will be a morning prayer service, and Fridays will have Senior Chapels. Interfaith chapels will be held during the last week each month.

Upcoming speakers:

Monday, Oct. 4: Blessing of fall student-athletes
Wednesday, Oct. 6: Morning Prayer Service with the Rev. Kyle Barton ’13, spiritual life leader at Lutheran Services of Iowa
Friday, Oct. 8: Homecoming Chapel with the Rev. Liz Albertson ’00, vice president for admissions and student services at Wartburg Theological Seminary
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Service Trips Dinner Dash
Oct. 4

Study Away Photo Contest voting
Through Oct. 18

Science of COVID presentation
Oct. 5

Flu shot clinic
Oct. 5-6

Incomplete grade changes due
Oct. 6

Artwork dedication
Oct. 7

Homecoming & Family Weekend
Oct. 7-10

Track & Field rummage sale
Oct. 8

Career Expo
Oct. 8

Board of Regents reception for faculty and staff
Oct. 8

STAS meetings
Oct. 13, 27; Nov. 10; Dec. 1

Fall Break
Oct. 16-24

Presidential forums
Oct. 26, Nov. 30

Wartburg Community Symphony Orchestra concert
Oct. 30

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

RSVP for flu shots on campus this weekervice trip advisers needed

Our on-site flu shot clinic will be available as follows in the Neumann Auditorium Lobby:

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The shots are covered in full for employees and spouses on the Wartburg health insurance plan. Those who are not covered by Wartburg insurance can pay out-of-pocket or check with their insurance carrier.

Please RSVP to hr@wartburg.edu to indicate which day you plan to attend. Please bring your HealthPartners health insurance ID card so the claim can be filed.

*If these times do not work with your schedule, you may visit an in-network pharmacy or provider with HealthPartners to administer your flu shot at no cost. Depending on your provider, you may get charged an office visit.

Board of Regents reception

The Wartburg Board of Regents invite the faculty and staff to a reception on Friday, Oct. 8, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Knights Ballroom in Saemann Student Center.

Student Senate election results

Congratulations to the newly elected Senators for the 21-22 academic year:

Mariah Ambrose

Simone Bardawil

Samuel Bast

Ella Brase

Abby Denault

Adam Dettmer

Gordy Field

Gavin Foust-Wollenberg

Carlene Hamilton

Michael Holtz

Addyson Kaune

Dillon Kremer

JaNiya LaBeaux

Kirsten Martin

Mary McDonough

Mattie McKenna

Tapiwa Lapidos

Katheryn Opperman

Chai Reddy

Kristen Reicks

Andrea Salow

Sara Sangare

Cylie Smith

Sanam Tamang

GinaTee Tondoneh

Martha Tondoneh

Hanna Wolke

Lauren Wyffels

Service Trips Dinner Dash on Oct. 4issing table ban

Wartburg Service Trips will be hosting a Dinner Dash on Monday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Hub. Participants will be "dashing" to raise money to meet their fundraising goal for Fall Break Service Trips. All are invited to stop in and donate, hang out, or tell your Wartburg Service Trip story. There will be music, snacks, and fun prizes! Be on the lookout from our social media pages for more details. If you would like to donate now and support our trips, visit this link. See you there!

The W facility dress code reminderissing table ban

As the mornings are getting colder and more people are returning to The W for their workouts, we want to remind all members about the facility dress code:

Shirts or tank tops must be worn at all times and must cover the lower back, front, and side of torso.
Lower body clothing should not have any rivets, metal, or exposed zippers.
Clean closed-toe and closed-heel athletic shoes should be put on before entering the fitness area.

In addition, all equipment should be thoroughly wiped down before and after each use.

Annual Campus Security and Fire Report released

The 2020-2021 Campus Security and Fire Report was released and posted Oct. 1 on the Campus Safety & Security website (click here and then click the "Security Report" button). This required report contains crime statistics from 2018 to 2020 and addresses the college’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, such as responding to emergency situations and reporting sexual misconduct. Additionally, the report contains information related to fire safety. You can request a paper copy in the Campus Security Office located in Saemann Center.

PERSONNEL

Meet the new college faculty and staff hired this fall! Click here to see a PDF of new employees across campus and new titles/promotions, and extend a welcome and congratulations.

PROFESSIONAL NEWS

Donald Meyer, recently retired senior gift planner, was honored by Waldorf University this past weekend with the university's Alumni Distinguished Service Award, along with his wife, Kris. The awards were presented during ceremonies held during their annual Homecoming celebration. Former Wartburg interim president and former Waldorf President Bill Hamm made the presentation for Don.

ATHLETIC TRAVEL

Volleyball

Tuesday, Oct. 5: Depart at 2:30 p.m. to Northwestern, St. Paul

 

Women’s Tennis

Friday, Oct. 8: Depart at 1 p.m. to Simpson

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