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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - May 2

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May 2, 2022

Culture Week features special meals, Culture Show

Culture Week, presented by I-Club, begins today and runs through Saturday, May 7. Events throughout the week will celebrate different continents, and there will be a special meal each day. The week wraps up with the Culture Show at 5:30 p.m. May 7 in Neumann Auditorium.

May Term senators elected
The following students were elected to Student Senate in the recent voting:  
Alex Crawford
Michaela Dehli
Abby Denault
Leia Hagerman
Emma Huisman
Allegra Knudson
Cam Mears
Justin Stammer

They will serve through the 2022-23 academic year. During May Term, the Senate consists of these eight senators and the executive team members, and it will meet no less than twice during the term. Email ryleigh.parrack@wartburg.edu with any questions.

Submissions open for Fund the Fortress

Applications are now open for Fund the Fortress for the 2022-23 academic year. Fund the Fortress is a series of public crowdfunding campaigns designed to accomplish smaller projects quickly. If you have a project that advances the Wartburg mission and vision but needs funding, submit it for consideration by Wednesday, June 15. If you applied previously but were not chosen, you can use your prior application or submit a new one.

Reception set for Huebner retirement
Janet Huebner, the manager of the Wartburg Store, is retiring, and her last day is today. Stop by the Wartburg Store between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. for an open house to wish her well.
Wartburg Alert test set May 7
A Wartburg Alert test is scheduled Saturday, May 7. If you are not registered for Wartburg Alert, sign up today through the Information Center to receive emergency notifications.
Employees eligible for master’s degree discount

Applications are still open for the Master of Arts in Leadership program as it transitions to a fall start. Benefits-eligible employees, their spouses, and their children are now eligible for a 20 percent discount on tuition. The employee must remain at Wartburg while the discount is received. Please note this is a taxable benefit for the employee if the recipient is not a dependent for tax purposes.


Learn more about the Master of Arts in Leadership program by registering for a webinar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, or noon Wednesday, May 18. Email michael.gleason@wartburg.edu with questions.

Leadership camp offered this summer

Current high school juniors are eligible for the Summer Leadership & Service Summit, a weeklong leadership camp at Wartburg. Attendees gain college credit and skills for life. Encourage students you know to apply by Friday, May 6, to receive $100 off registration.

Bible camp seeks summer employees
Hope Johnson, a representative from Green Lake Lutheran Ministries of Spicer, Minn., is recruiting for summer camp employment. Stop by Johnson’s table in the Saemann Student Center from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 5, for more information.


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. During May Term, service begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel Commons (basement), with snacks served beforehand at 7.


Eid Celebration
Monday, May 2

Centennial Complex Challenge Kickoff
Monday, May 2

Makutano: Come Learn About Africa
Tuesday, May 3

Last Day to Add/Drop May Term Courses
Wednesday, May 4

European & Middle Eastern Short Film Screening
Wednesday, May 4

Merengue With Maria
Wednesday, May 4

Culture Week Potluck
Friday, May 6

Culture Show
Saturday, May 7


Break plates, enjoy food trucks at Complex event

Celebrate the coming improvements to Vollmer Hall and learn more about the Centennial Complex Challenge from 5-7 p.m. Monday, May 2, in the Centennial Complex Courtyard. The event will include:


Free cotton candy
Free kettle corn for the first 100 attendees
Food trucks with a $5 voucher for students
Smash booth (break plates and de-stress)
Photo booth


In the case of rain, the event will be held in the ballrooms on the second floor of the Student Center. Email bethany.brooks@wartburg.edu with questions.


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