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Feb. 14, 2022

Philanthropy Week starts today

Today launches the start of Wartburg's Philanthropy Week! The red tags around campus promote all the ways donors play a part in Wartburg’s success. Students UKnight will be tabling in the Student Center every day with fun events and activities to promote and educate the Wartburg community about philanthropy.


Monday: "What is Philanthropy?"
Bring your lunch over to Knights Room (Mensa) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a Q&A with Renee Voves '04 and Jay Boeding '99 to discuss "What is Philanthropy?".


Tuesday: Scholarship Recognition
Write thank you notes to scholarship donors at lunch and dinner. If you have been asked to submit a formal scholarship thank-you note, we will have laptops available  and receive a candy bar!


Wednesday: UKnight Day & Annual Giving Awareness
Get pumped for UKnight Day! Learn about Wartburg’s Day of Giving and the important role Annual Giving plays in promoting and sustaining the College.


Thursday: Faculty/Staff Appreciation
Write thank you notes to your favorite faculty and/or staff member. Notes will be hand-delivered the next day.


Friday: Fun Fact Philanthropy Friday
Spin the wheel and test your knowledge with some Wartburg philanthropy trivia!


If you have questions, please contact bethany.brooks@wartburg.edu.

Game Knights are back

Grab a friend and join us in the McCoy Rooms (next to The Wartburg Store) from 7 to 9 p.m. for a variety of board games and trivia fun on Thursday, Feb. 24!

 

Social Work Club cookie decorating

The Social Work Club invites you to join them for cookie decorating! This activity is open to everyone on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7p.m. Participants will meet at Old Main Room 200 where there will be supplies. Questions may be directed to Alyssa Guse, alyssa.guse@wartburg.edu.

 

Student Senate Diversity Committee Peace Dialogue

Student Senate's Diversity Committee is hosting a Peace Dialogue on Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 11:30a.m. in Buckmaster (WBC 214). The topic is "Cultural Awareness vs. Cultural Competency" with faculty, staff, and student panelists. Please contact carrington.bush@wartburg.edu if you have any questions.

 

Camp Courageous on campus

Camp Courageous will be recruiting for summer employment in the NW foyer of Saemann Student Center on Friday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Camp Courageous is a non-profit organization that provides year-round recreational and respite care opportunities for individuals with special needs. Camp work has a variety of opportunities and is a great way to develop skills and gain experiences that enhance your job marketability.

 

Spoken-word poet virtual workshop

David A. Romero, a Mexican-American spoken word artist, will present a virtual workshop Feb. 16, at 6:30 p.m. Romero is the author of My Name is Romero and has appeared at more than 75 colleges and universities in 30 states. His work has been published in literary magazines in the U.S., England, and Canada, and he has won the Uptown Slam at the historical Green Mill in Chicago. The event is hosted by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Studies; The Castle; Slife Professorship in Humanities; and SALSA.

 

Course Registration for 2022-23

Registration Tip #1: Registration is scheduled on specific days for students based on their classification. Students need to verify classification on the Advising Worksheet. Registration days by classification can be found online. Contact the Registrar's Office if your classification is incorrect. Classification was determined at the beginning of Winter Term 2022 and is based on credits earned.

 

Registration Tip #2: All students are required to meet with their adviser to clear their proposed schedule before registering. Advisers are identified on the Advising Worksheet. Check all information for accuracy and contact the Registrar's Office for changes. Only an adviser listed will be able to authorize a student for online registration. Students with two advisers only need to meet with one to be authorized for online registration.

 

Learn more about Wartburg's MA in Leadership

Are you graduating in May and interested in continuing your educational journey? Consider joining us to learn more about Wartburg's Master of Arts in Leadership. Our next cohort of students for this fully online program will begin courses this summer. Wartburg alumni are eligible for a 10% Alumni Scholarship. We have two informational sessions that you can join to learn more about the program. Not able to join the webinar? Contact michael.gleason@wartburg.edu to set up a time to learn more.

 

Student Senate Leadership Scholarship

In the spirit of the Wartburg College mission statement, Student Senate annually funds two (2) $500 scholarships for Wartburg students. These scholarships will be awarded to two students who embody the principles set forth in the Wartburg mission statement. The scholarship selection committee will seek well-rounded students who exhibit leadership and service through their involvement on and/or off campus. Click here to apply.

 

Black History Month activities sponsored by BSU

Wartburg's Black Student Union is hosting several events for the campus and community throughout February in honor of Black History Month.

 

Feb. 15: Senate Diversity Committee Peace Dialogue

11:30 a.m., Buckmaster

 

Feb. 15: Trivia Night

7:30 p.m., Cardinal Commons

 

Feb. 18: Bowling

8 p.m.

Registration is required

 

Feb. 22: Black Expo

11:30 a.m., Knights Ballroom, Saemann Student Center

Come support locally owned Black businesses

 

Feb. 23: Black Out Day

All Day

Celebrate Black excellence by wearing all black

 

Feb. 24: SSJC and BSU Present Mayor Hart

7 p.m., McCaskey Lyceum

 

Email bsu@wartburg.edu for more information or to register for an event.

 

 

Help Wartburg students with research

Rebecca Hoffman is looking for participants to complete her online job satisfaction survey for PSY 421 research. Participants must be 18 years or older and must be a full-time Wartburg College student who works between 8 and 20 hours a week. If you meet the minimum hour requirements it does not matter if you work on- or off-campus. To access this survey log into the Wartburg College Sona System or click here. If you have questions or concerns about the survey, please contact Rebecca at rebecca.hoffman@wartburg.edu.

 

Maia Augustine is conducting a study looking at sense of belonging and campus involvement among incoming first-year students for PSY 421. Maia is looking for first-year students to participate in this voluntary, confidential, anonymous, questionnaire study. You can access this study through this link, your current floor RA, or your IS 101 professor.

 

Madison Freeland is conducting research for COM 349 and to learn more about the religious diversity among students on Wartburg's campus. Fill out this quick survey to help Madison get a better idea of what faiths the student body prescribes to!

 

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, Feb. 7: Sarah Bouska, Faith and Music
Wednesday, Feb. 9: Morning Prayer with Pastor Halcyon
Friday, Feb. 11: Senior Chapel, Tanner Shields

 

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.

 

Catholic Knights Bible study

Join Catholic Knights for scripture, snacks, and song in our future Bible studies! We hold these social events in the Chapel Commons every other Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. Our next night will be hosted by Arinda Barthel on Feb 22.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Philanthropy Week
Feb. 14-18

Peace Dialogue
Feb. 15, 11:30 a.m.

Cookie Decorating
Feb. 15, 7 p.m.

David Romero Spoken Word Workshop
Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m.

Virtual Career Expo
Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Wartburg Community Symphony
Feb. 19

Game Knight
Feb. 24

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student Senate election results

The Student Senate elections results are in for the 2022-23 positions! The count from Tuesday’s election is as follows:

 

Student Body President and Vice President

Gordy Field and Ryleigh Parrack won with 314 votes and 58.26% of the vote.
Sam Bast and Addy Kaune received 202 votes and 37.48% of the vote
Other 4.27%

 

Student Body Treasurer

Malcolm Newell won with 518 votes and 97.19% of the vote.
Other 2.81%

 

Student Body Recorder

Grace Coffman won with 514 votes and 96.44% of the vote.
Other 3.56%

 

Thank you to everyone who participated and voted in the elections. Please reach out to Olivia Hobson by email at olivia.hobson@wartburg.edu with questions.

Wartburg West 2022-23 application deadline approaching

Applications for Wartburg West 2022-23 are now being accepted. The deadline for Summer, Fall, and Winter term applications is Tuesday, March 1. The application can be found at www.wartburg.edu/west.
For more information or to schedule a meeting contact jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu.

 

Wartburg's Own custom apparel

Wartburg's OWN is an on-campus, student-driven program. We work with local manufacturers to market and produce custom apparel and promotional products for your club, department, or organization. We offer on-campus support, free shipping, and low minimums. We look forward to working with you! Email us at wartburgsown@wartburg.edu to find out more and place your order!

Learn more about our new eSports team

Josh Fischer, co-ed eSports coach, is hosting an informational meeting about the college's newest varsity athletic team on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., in the McCoy Rooms in Saemann Student Center. All are welcome to attend. The eSports team will begin official competition in 2022-23, likely in Rocket League and Valorant, though other titles are possible depending on interest.

 

Campus Race to Zero Waste

The annual Campus Race to Zero Waste competition has begun! For the next eight weeks Wartburg is competing against other schools both in the state and across the nation to compare how well we recycle and divert our total waste from landfills. Please make an effort to live sustainably and mindfully for not only the next eight weeks but beyond! If there are any questions, reach out to the Wartburg Sustainability Office at sustainability@wartburg.edu.

 

Are you sending a Valentine?

Please remember to use a full name and box number (for students) or department (for faculty or staff) when addressing ANY campus mail, whether a valentine or other communication. The Mail Center does not deliver by office number, building, or residence hall. Bundles of campus mail with more than 20 pieces should be in box number order or delivery will be delayed.

 

Mark your calendars now for the Winter Career Expo

The Student Success Center is hosting the Virtual Winter Career Expo on Thursday, Feb. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students should log into Handshake and create their profile before the Expo. Students are encouraged to polish up their resume, dress for success, and engage with professionals.

 

 

Professional headshots

Join Phi Beta Lambda on Tuesday, Feb. 15, for a free professional headshot! Professional headshots are a great tool in your job search and when preparing for the future. Whether you're a freshman or a senior, a professional headshot is a useful tool in developing your LinkedIn profile or portfolio. Photographers Amber Martenson and Lauren Trewin will be in the photo studio in Bachman Fine Arts Center Room 52 (basement) and ready to snap a professional photo of you. Sign up here or come any time  between 11:15 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. or 2 and 3 p.m.!

 

 

Social Justice in our Communities event with Waterloo Mayor Hart

Join the Student Social Justice Council and Black Student Union on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in McCaskey Lyceum, to listen to Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart talk about his experiences as the first Black mayor of Waterloo, as well as how he enacts social justice in his work. There will be introductory speakers from the Social Justice Council and BSU, as well. This will be an amazing night of learning how social justice initiatives are at work in our communities.

 

Disability and Ableism: Beyond 'Inspiration'

Dr. Rachel Clark, associate professor of English, Scholars Program director, and faculty-in-residence, will be speaking to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. "Disability and Ableism: Beyond 'Inspiration'" will be available to faculty, staff, and students over Zoom. In this session, Clark will introduce the viewers to basic principles of disability studies, explore evolving terminology, and discuss common experiences among people with disabilities. Please contact Kim Folkers at kimberly.folkers@wartburg.edu for the Zoom link. A casual social time begins at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

Join Phi Eta Sigma for a Candlelight Dinner

Phi Eta Sigma will be hosting a Candlelight Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Students can register in the Mensa during dinner on Feb. 16-17. Cost is $3 for those who have a meal plan and $13 for those who don't. All students are invited for an evening of community engagement, good food, and to learn more about Phi Eta Sigma. If you have any questions about the event, you can email phietasigma@wartburg.edu.

 

Spring Fever Sale

The Wartburg Store has spring fever and an awesome deal that you won't want to miss! Mark your calendars for 2-22-22 and shop with us in store or online.
 
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