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The Juice (Student) - 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.

 

Financial holds will prevent online registration and housing lottery participation

Please be reminded Winter Term balances were due by Thursday, Feb. 10, and May Term balances are due by Thursday, March 10. Student balances must be at $2,500 or less to participate in online registration and the housing lottery for the 2022-23 academic year. Online registration will begin in March and housing lotteries will begin in April.
Monthly payment plan participants, if you are signed up for our online payment plan and your payments are current, you will be cleared to participate!
 

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.

 

Interested in helping with Alliance's GAYLA Week?

Would you like to be a part of the team that puts on Alliance's annual GAYLA Week (March 14-19)? We will be putting together events all week and need help in coordinating and preparing for each day. You do not need to be available the day of the event to help plan. Please sign up for which event(s) you would like to help prepare.

 

Win a free U.S. Passport

Is Wartburg-sponsored international travel in your future? Do you need a U.S. passport for that travel May Term course or Study Abroad semester? The Study Away Office will support the $165 cost of a new U.S. passport for up to five lucky winners! Submit a contest questionnaire by Monday, Feb. 28, National Study Abroad Day. Winners will be selected by March 15.

 

Intramural soccer and pickleball

Registration for intramural co-ed soccer and pickleball is up and will close on March 4. Soccer will be on Mondays, 7-10 p.m. Pickleball is at your own time and arranged between the teams playing. The seasons will start on March 7 and end March 28. Email missy.shockley@wartburg.edu with any questions.

 

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.

 

Help Wartburg students with research

Jetti Schmudlach is looking for student-athletes to participate in her psychology research examining stress, sport performance anxiety, and sport injury anxiety within different sports and across gender.  

 

Lauren Reicks is seeking participants for her psychology research examining the prevalence of eating disorder behaviors among Division III female college athletes due to body image disturbances. To participate, you must be female, a current athlete at Wartburg College, and at least 18 years of age. If eligible, you can access this study here. If you would like to receive Sona credit, please click the Sona link shared.

 

Brooklyn Ferrie is examining the relationship between parental interactions, college adjustment, and depression and anxiety. This research is for first-year students only and will take about 20 minutes to complete. Click here to complete the survey. If you do not have a Sona System account, you will need to request one.

 

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

 

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

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

Black Out Day
Feb. 23

Social Justice in Our Community with Mayor Hart
Feb. 24, 7 p.m.

Game Knight
Feb. 24

Winter Break
Feb. 28-March 4

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.

 

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.

 

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!

 

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