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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - Feb. 21

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Feb. 21, 2022

Black History Month Celebration Dinner in Mensa

Black Student Union (BSU) and Dining Services will host a Black History Month Celebration Dinner on Monday, Feb. 21, 5-7 p.m., in Mensa. The meal is free for students with a board plan or $10 per person.

 

Developed in partnership with Rodney Lewis of Rodney’s Kitchen in Waterloo, the dinner menu will include golden fried catfish, baked mac and cheese, seasoned green beans with turkey and sautéed onions. A southern caramel cake, provided by Bev Robinson of Heavenly Homemade by BPKays of Waterloo, will be offered for dessert. All are welcome!

Winter Break dining hours

Winter break dining hours will be posted in Mensa and all retail locations beginning Monday, Feb. 21. Please contact Chris Fosselman at chris.fosselman@wartburg.edu if you have any questions.

 

No postal mail Monday, Feb. 21 - President's Day

There will be no postal mail processed on Monday, Feb. 21, due to the USPS observance of President's Day. This affects mail and postal packages received over the weekend and will impact most Amazon deliveries. USPS packages and mail received after 4:30 p.m. on Friday will be processed on Tuesday, Feb. 22. The Mail Center will still accept outgoing mail and packages on Monday, though they will not be sent out until the following afternoon. Please contact mailroom@wartburg.edu with inquiries.

 

Course Registration for 2022-2023

Registration Tip #3: Plan your 2022-23 academic schedule now. The most current list of classes is available through the Academics tab on MyWartburg. The Registration section in the upper right corner includes the Course Search. The information page for each course provides data on the pre- or co-requisites, credit hours, capacity, instructor, description, seats remaining, Essential Education requirements, etc. To search for courses to meet specific Essential Education requirements, use Course Finder on MyWartburg.

Registration Tip #4: All students must have a balance of $2,500 or less on their Winter/May Term bill before being cleared to register. Students current on their e-payment plan will be cleared to register during their designated registration period. Students can check their account balance through MyWartburg. Select the Finances tab then “My Account Balances” to see the current balance. Contact the Business Office, LH 212, with questions regarding your account balance.

 

Tuition-Free fifth year questions?

Eligible students (those enrolled full time during the 2020-21 academic year) and advisers, please review the information on the Tuition-free Fifth Year FAQ website. The link is also available on the Registrar’s Office webpage.


May/August 2022 pending grads: If you intend to extend your graduation date and enroll in the 2022-23 academic year, but have not yet submitted a Tuition-Free Fifth Year Request form, please contact sheree.covert@wartburg.edu to initiate the process, which must be completed by March 1, so you have access to register online in March with the 3Y/4Y students.


Fall 2022 and May/August 2023 pending grads: After your registration in March as a 3Y/4Y student, more information will be sent via email so that you can officially submit your request for the tuition-free fifth year, if you have not yet done so.

 

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. 21: Black History Month Dinner

5-7 p.m., Mensa

Free with student meal plan or $10 per person

 

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.

 

SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY

Weekday Chapel

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. 21: Marcus Newsom, Faith and Athletics
Wednesday, Feb. 23: Morning Prayer with Rebecca Baird
Friday, Feb. 25: Healing Service with candle lighting and contemplative music

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Presidential forum
Feb. 22

Black Business Expo
Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Keep on Learning
Feb. 24, virtual

Game Knight
Feb. 24

Winter Break
Feb. 28-March 4

Presidential Forum
March 15

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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!

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.

 

MA in Leadership tuition discount

Interested in joining the second cohort of the Master of Arts in Leadership program? Do you have a spouse or child interested in participating? This year we have expanded, as a benefit to employees and their families, the employee discount. Benefit-eligible employees, their spouses, and their children are eligible for to receive a 20% reduction in the tuition cost of the Master of Arts in Leadership if they begin in the summer of 2022. Those interested in this benefit will indicate in their graduate application their connection to a Wartburg employee. The associated employee must remain employed at Wartburg during the period in which the student receives the discount. As a graduate program, all students need to have already completed a bachelor’s degree prior to program start.

If interested in learning more about the program, attend an informational webinar on Feb. 21 or 22. Can't make the webinar? Reach out to michael.gleason@wartburg.edu to set up a time to learn more about the program. Click here to learn more or register for a webinar.  

 

CONDOLENCES

Condolences to the family of Dr. Edwin Schick, Wartburg College emeritus professor in religion, who died Feb. 9. Read his obituary here.

 

ATHLETIC TRAVEL

Track

Friday, Feb. 25: Departs at 11 a.m. to Dubuque, A-R-C Championships

Baseball

Friday, Feb. 25: Departs at 6 a.m. to Kissimmee, Fla.

 

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