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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - March 28

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March 28, 2022

Dr. Rebecca Neiduski announced as Wartburg's 18th president

Please help us welcome Wartburg’s 18th president: Dr. Rebecca Neiduski (nuh-DUH-ski).

 

Dr. Neiduski, dean of the School of Health Sciences at Elon University in Elon, N.C., was unanimously selected by the Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Regents.

 

She and her husband, Mike, have three dogs: Mack, Kohl and Plexi. Learn more about our next president.

Thank you for being UKnighted!

More than 1,525 donors raised at least $156,000 for the Annual Fund on UKnight Day! Final totals will be announced soon.

 

Thank you so much to everyone who donated, shared their stories and took part in our daylong celebration of Wartburg. It was amazing to see the community come together to participate, provide, and promote.

Online registration for first-year students now open

Online registration is open for students classified as first year and will remain open through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 29. Student classifications are noted at the top of advising worksheets. After online registration closes, course registration and changes must be done in the Registrar's Office.

Submit your work to The Castle

The Castle is accepting student work for its Winter 2022 edition. Photography, graphics, artwork, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction pieces will all be accepted. The deadline for submission is April 20. Please email katie.claman@wartburg.edu with questions.

SAFE's Spring Candlelight Vigil scheduled

Suicide Awareness for Everyone will host its Spring Candlelight Vigil at 7:30 p.m. March 31 in the Chapel. Wartburg students will provide music and share their personal mental health stories. If you would like to share your music or your story, please reach out to safe@wartburg.edu. All are welcome to join in this meaningful event to support one another.

Documentary to be screened March 31

The Saemann Chair for World Communities & SALSA are sponsoring a free screening of the film "Dolores" at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in Buckmaster. The documentary tells the story of Dolores Huerta, an activist who worked with César Chávez to organize the United Farm Workers labor union in California. The screening coincides with César Chávez Day on March 31.

Players to perform ‘Suite Surrender’ April 1 and 2

Wartburg Players invites you to attend its spring production, “Suite Surrender,” at 7:30 p.m. April 1 and 2 in the McCaskey Lyceum. “Suite Surrender” is a fast-paced comedy set in the glamorous 1940s. Hijinks ensue when two of Hollywood’s biggest divas end up in the same hotel suite. The show is rated PG-13 and is free to students with ID. General admission tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door.

Leadership and service award nominations open

Leadership and service award nomination forms are available and due by Friday, April 8. Nominate someone you know for one or more of the following awards:
Nobility Award
Debbie Heida Award
Outstanding Organization
Outstanding International Senior
Dell Awards for Peace and Justice
Peacemaker Award
Outstanding Organization Service Award
Outstanding Organization Adviser Award
The awards ceremony and National Society of Leadership & Success inductions will be Tuesday, May 24, in the Chapel. Send questions to lindsey.leonard@wartburg.edu.

National Library Week is April 3-9

National Library Week is a time to highlight the essential role libraries, librarians and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening communities. This year’s theme is “Connect With Your Library.” The staff at Vogel Library encourages all community members to visit the library in person or online to explore our resources and services. We can connect you to the resources you need to finish the semester strong.

Summer research fellowships available

Returning students from any department are eligible to apply for research funding of up to $3,500 per student for stipends, supplies, equipment, and travel. Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting Monday, April 18. Applications require authorship by the proposing student and an e-letter of support by the sponsoring faculty member. Research conducted in credit courses is not eligible for funding. Contact Dr. Shawn Ellerbroek, director of undergraduate research, with any questions.

Service trip students offer baby-sitting

Service Trips will offer baby-sitting services from 6 to 9 p.m. April 2 and 9 at the W. Students going on service trips will watch your children so you can enjoy an evening out. There’s no set cost; suggested donations are $25 for the first child and $10 for each additional child.

Support Dance Marathon’s Big Event

Help Wartburg College Dance Marathon celebrate its fundraising accomplishments at the Big Event. Stop by Levick Arena anytime from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2, and find an exec team member in a navy shirt. The big reveal of the fundraising total for the year will be at 7:45 p.m.

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, March 28: Dr. Tammy Faux, Faith and Social Work
Wednesday, March 30: Wednesday Lent Worship - Lent Through the Senses
Friday, April 1: Annie Place, Senior Chapel


Over the next five weeks Wednesday Chapel services will be focused on the season of Lent. Lent is the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter. On Wednesdays, we will have a Lent worship service with the theme "The Senses of Lent." This theme will focus on the five senses — touch, sound, smell, sight, and taste. Each week we will examine scripture through one of these senses.

UPCOMING EVENTS

First-Year Student Online Registration

March 28-29

St. George String Quartet Concert
March 29

Keep on Learning: Lies, Secrets, and Self-Deception

March 31

Business Mock Interview Day

March 31

SAFE's Spring Candlelight Vigil

March 31

Wartburg Players: 'Suite Surrender'

April 1 & 2

Dance Marathon 14 Big Event

April 2

Symphonic Band Spring Concert

April 2

Handbells & Kantorei Spring Concert

April 2

St. Elizabeth Chorale Spring Concert

April 3

Ritterchor Spring Concert

April 3

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student Employment Appreciation Week: April 3-9

Student employees and their supervisors are invited to print and decorate ice cream cones to be included on the Student Employment Hall of Fame banner. Templates can be found here. Completed creations are due to the Student Employment Office in Luther Hall 212 by Wednesday, March 30.


Departments are also invited to create a poster, presentation board, or table display that highlights the work student employees perform in their area and the roles they play in our campus operations. These materials will be on display during the On-Campus Employers' Showcase. Please email studentemployment@wartburg.edu by March 30 if your department plans to participate. More information about Student Employment Appreciation Week can be found on our website, www.wartburg.edu/jobs.

Changes in how to print on campus

Due to recent concerns on campus, and for security purposes, the ability to type in your Wartburg ID number to print a print job has been revoked. The recommended way to print is to simply swipe your Wartburg ID into the card swipe on the printer. You may also type in your Wartburg login (ex: firstname.lastname) followed by your password into the login screen on the printer. Please direct questions or concerns to Techline@wartburg.edu or call (319) 352-8767.

Print Center experiencing supply chain issues

Product supply chain shortages are impacting the availability of certain papers and envelopes for the Wartburg Print Center. Our staff is pursuing other vendor options when possible, but that can take extra time. To ensure availability of product, please plan ahead as much as possible for any printing projects. March and April are heavy printing months due to the number of programs at the end of the term. We appreciate your patience and partnership as we navigate these challenging times. Questions may be directed to lori.poehler@wartburg.edu.

Stationery order process changing

The Print Center is in the process of changing vendors for business cards and some stationery items. Printorders.com will no longer work. Until a new vendor is in place, please use PrintShop Pro under the “business cards” category as you’d order any other printing project. Put your changes in the notes section and make sure you fill in the quantity (250, 500, or 1,000) in the “No. of Sets” section. Questions may be directed to lori.poehler@wartburg.edu.

ATHLETIC TRAVEL

Baseball
Friday, April 1: Depart at 10:30 a.m. to Central

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