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Jan. 10, 2022

MLK Day Activities 2022 – What Are You Doing for Others?

During Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 17), Wartburg alters the class schedule to free students and faculty to participate in afternoon activities. Class periods one through six will meet for 50 minutes with a 10-minute break between each. Weekday Chapel will not be held. Evening classes will meet at their regularly scheduled time.



Period 1 (regularly starting at 7:45 a.m.) will be 7:45-8:35 a.m.
Period 2 (9 a.m.) will be 8:45-9:35 a.m.
Period 3 (10:45 a.m.) will be 9:45-10:35 a.m.
Period 4 (noon) will be 10:45-11:35 a.m.
Period 5 (1:15 p.m.) will be 11:45 a.m. to 12:35 p.m.
Period 6 (2:30 p.m.) will be 12:45-1:35 p.m.


Sign-up required for off campus and evening service! Masks must be worn for all activities.

Assistance needed delivering COVID-19 isolation/quarantine meals

Wartburg Knights of Service is seeking assistance again for COVID-19 isolation and quarantine meal deliveries starting this week! Meet members of the Wartburg College Security Team upstairs in the back hallway by the ballrooms (NE corner of the Student Center) at noon. Depending on volume of meals times might change slightly. Please be patient and understanding. We might even cancel your shift via email if you are not needed. Click here to sign up to help.


Meal plan changes

If you would like to change your meal plan for Winter Term, please stop in to the Dining Services Office beginning Monday, Jan. 10, to fill out a new contract. The Dining Services Office is located behind the Information Desk in the Saemann Student Center. The deadline for changing meal plans is Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. No changes will be made after that time.


New student organizations approved

Over the course of the Fall Term two new student organizations were approved. The first is the Google Developer Student Club which focuses on using technology to create solutions; if you are interested in learning more, reach out to tsering.tashi@wartburg.edu. The second is the Table Tennis Club; if you are interested in learning more, reach out to tate.jones@wartburg.edu.

Last chance to sign up for Winter Break Service Trip!

Wartburg College Service Trip Winter Break applications are open! Applications close THIS WEDNESDAY at 8 p.m. Trip locations include Texas, Florida, South Carolina, Utah, and Tennessee. All students are encouraged to apply for a Winter Break trip, Feb. 26 - March 6. Service opportunities will focus on poverty, children, the environment, and more. Click here for the application or email us at servicetrips@wartburg.edu for more information

Guest speakers for Student Senate

Do you have information about an upcoming event, research topic, or new organization you would like the student body to know about? Student Senate is looking for guest speakers at Full Senate meetings for the Winter Term. Full Senate meetings are held every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in Buckmaster (WBC 215). Please fill out this form if you are interested in being a guest speaker. Contact Olivia Hobson at olivia.hobson@wartburg.edu with questions.


Waverly Health Center Volunteer Program accepting applications

The Student Success Center is now accepting applications for the student volunteer program at the Waverly Health Center. Please visit Jo Dorrance to sign-up and receive your orientation packet. This is for students new to the program only. Deadline to sign-up is Friday, Jan. 21, and the program is limited to 12 students. For more information email jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu.


Westmar scholarship

The Westmar Endowment Scholarship Application is now available online. As in the past, there are specific criteria for eligibility to apply for one of these scholarships. All application materials and official transcripts must be received by the Iowa College Foundation no later than April 1.

Join a vocal ensemble without an audition

Three Wartburg vocal ensembles have immediate openings and do not require an audition. To join, just show up at rehearsal or email the director. Kantorei (mixed choir) rehearses W/F, 3:45-4:40 p.m. and is directed by Dr. Karen Black. St. Elizabeth Chorale (soprano/alto choir) rehearses M/TH, 4:50-5:45 p.m., and is directed by Dr. Nicki Toliver. Ritterchor (bass choir) rehearses M/TH, 3:45-4:40 p.m., and is directed by Dr. Lee Nelson.

Extra Mail Center pickup hours

The Mail Center will open at 7:30 a.m., Jan 10-12, for package pickup. Normal hours, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, will resume on Thursday, Jan. 13.

Apply for Student Senate executive positions

Are you interested in serving the student body as an elected executive member of the Student Senate? Apply to run for Student Body President, Student Body Vice President, Student Body Recorder, or Student Body Treasurer using this link. Applications are due to Olivia Hobson at olivia.hobson@wartburg.edu by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25. All candidates must attend the mandatory elections meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 4 p.m. in WBC 217. Email Olivia Hobson with questions.



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, Jan. 10: Service of Welcome for Pastor Halcyon Bjornstad
Wednesday, Jan. 12: Message by Pastor Halcyon Bjornstad
Friday, Jan. 14: Senior Chapel, Halley Holm ’22


Sanctuary on Wednesdays

Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place on Wednesday nights in the Chapel Commons. It provides students with the opportunity to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy week. All are welcome at 9 p.m. in Chapel Commons (basement), and come early at 8:45 for snacks.



Start of Winter Team
Jan. 10

Davis Projects for Peace deadline
Jan. 12

BASIC worship night
Jan. 13

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 17

Art Gallery Artist Reception
Jan. 21, 6 p.m.

Meistersinger Honor Choir Festival Finale Concert
Jan. 24

Student Senate applications due
Jan. 25

Unified Sports Day
Feb. 12


Important change to Juice policy

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Congrats to December graduates

Congratulations to the 2021 December graduates! Click here to view and download high-resolution photos from the ceremony.

Wartburg Medals were presented to Dr. Ann Henninger, professor emeritus of biology, and Shirley Walker, long-time donor and volunteer, during the ceremony. Click here to read more about Ann and Shirley.

Planning to apply for Study Abroad in 2022-23?lanning to apply for Study Abroad in 2022-23

Don’t forget the Jan. 15 application deadline! Application and faculty reference forms are available at www.wartburg.edu/study-abroad. Please contact Study Away Coordinator Kathleen Sihler with questions.

Sign up for Unified Sports Daylanning to apply for Study Abroad in 2022-23

Click here to sign up for Unified Sports Day on Feb. 12! Unified Sports Day is an event where Wartburg students participate in activities such as basketball, soccer, and crafts with Special Olympics Athletes. The event is from 8:50 a.m. to 12 p.m. and volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and meal.

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