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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - April 11

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April 11, 2022

House candidate Mathis to speak
State Senator Liz Mathis will speak to the American Association of University Women at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21. “Women in Politics” will be a virtual event available to faculty, staff, and students. Mathis, who is a Wartburg regent and is running for the U.S. House, will talk about her journey in politics. Please email Kim Folkers at kimberly.folkers@wartburg.edu for the link to attend. A casual social time will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Learn how to manage anxiety
LeeAnn Hoodjer, a certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, will discuss what anxiety is and how to manage it at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14, in the McCoy Rooms. For more information, call Counseling Services at 319-352-8596.
Performance appraisals due July 31
Performance appraisals and self-appraisals are due by July 31. Appraisal templates can be found on the Information Center. Once completed and signed by all parties, please drop these forms off at the Human Resources Office. Email HR@wartburg.edu with questions.
‘Scoundrel or Scapegoat?’ premieres Tuesday

Key Creations, a student-run film production company, will screen its documentary “Scoundrel or Scapegoat? Waverly, Iowa’s Trial of the 19th Century” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in Neumann Auditorium. The premiere is part of RICE Day and will be livestreamed.

Perform in May Term drag show
Alliance's Drag Show is happening at 7:30 p.m. May 14 with the theme “Pandemonium.” Sign up to perform on stage.


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 the last week each month.


Upcoming speakers:

Monday, April 11: Holy Week Chapel with the Rev. Halcyon Bjornstad
Wednesday, April 13: Sending Service for President Darrel Colson and Christy Colson
Friday, April 15: No service (Good Friday)
Sanctuary on Wednesdays

Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place Wednesday nights. All are welcome to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy weeks. Service begins at 9 p.m. in the Chapel Commons (basement), with snacks served beforehand at 8:45.


April 12

Senior Exhibit 2022 Reception
April 12

Sip and Paint
April 12

Keep on Learning: Data-Driven Decision Making
April 14

Trash to Treasure
April 14


New arrivals
Jim Bies, interim vice president for student life, 3/9/22
Alan Simmer, marketing associate and social media manager, 3/21/22
Tony Russell, general maintenance staff, 3/24/22
Edna Davis, Den retail associate, 3/29/22
Chris Shafer, security officer, 4/4/22
Ryan Siefken, programmer analyst, 4/6/22
Retirements and departures

Bambi Teska, cleaning staff, 3/8/22

Hannah Haage, senior admissions counselor, 3/9/22

Zac Lyon, network infrastructure specialist , 3/14/22

Joe Fehrle, assistant football coach, 3/25/22


Entrepreneur, veterinary student organizations established
Student Senate and the Student Success Center recently approved two new student organizations. The Social Entrepreneurship Club is focused on sharing ideas, networking with other entrepreneurs, and collaborating on resources. Email guli.ruzadorova@wartburg.edu for more information. The Pre-Vet Club is for students who want to learn more about veterinary careers and prepare for further education in the field. Email genoa.gregg@wartburg.edu for more information.
Donate old T-shirts at Trash to Treasure

Join Students UKnight for Trash to Treasure from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Student Center. Bring an old college T-shirt to donate to Trinkets and Togs. Students who make a donation will receive a new limited-edition Wartburg shirt. Email StudentsUKnight@wartburg.edu with questions.

Art students showcase their work in Senior Exhibit 2022

Eleven senior Wartburg students will present their culminating art projects in a group exhibition from April 12 to May 29 in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery. Senior Exhibit 2022 will feature artworks by Wartburg fourth-years Lura Ajdini, Briana Borchert, Olivia Christianson, Kate Duncan, Somchit Kittisak, Amber Martenson, Kendall Mayne, Moriah Morter, Alissa Neubauer, Fladi Ribero Mendes Mota and Brianna Whitney. A public opening reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 12.


Artwork by Briana Borchert '22

Provide feedback about EARTH club
If you’re passionate about sustainability both on and off Wartburg's campus, the Sustainability Office invites you to complete a survey to curate an EARTH club that fits your needs. Responses will be taken into consideration for an upcoming event or activity. Email raegen.matthews@wartburg.edu or sustainability@wartburg.edu with questions.
Mail Center sets hours for finals, Easter, and Tour Week
The Mail Center will be open normal hours, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., during the last week of classes and finals week. There will be no mail service Friday, April 15, and Monday, April 18, due to Easter. Tour Week hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Normal hours will resume for May Term. Please email mailroom@wartburg.edu with questions.
Study Knight Breakfast volunteers needed
Wartburg faculty and staff are invited to help serve at Study Knight Breakfast on Monday, April 18. Breakfast is served from 10-11 p.m. with volunteers reporting to Mensa by 9:40 p.m. Sign up to be a server by contacting Chris Fosselman at chris.fosselman@wartburg.edu or 319-352-8303.

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