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The Juice (Student) - May 9

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May 9, 2022

State of the Senate Address available online
Watch 2020-2021 Student Body President Connor Moore deliver the first State of the Senate Address, which updates the Wartburg community on the progress and achievements of this academic year’s Senate.
Volunteer Action Center to plant trees, flowers

The Volunteer Action Center’s annual May Day of Service will be Tuesday, May 10. Help beautify Wartburg’s campus by planting trees and flowers and get a free T-shirt (first come, first served). Sign up for either the 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. shift. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and select your T-shirt size. The rain date is Thursday, May 12. Email vac@wartburg.edu with questions.

Campus summer jobs available for students
Check out Handshake, Wartburg's online job board, to view and apply for summer student employment opportunities on campus. Dining Services, Operations & Maintenance, the Business Office, the Digital Print Center, Vogel Library, Marketing & Communication, KWAR, the Information Desk, The W, the Mail Center, and more are hiring. Email Abbie Raum, student employment manager, at studentemployment@wartburg.edu with questions.
Water to Thrive plans Ethiopian dinner

The Water to Thrive student organization will host an Ethiopian Food Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the Waverly Area Veterans Post. Food will be prepared by Katar Ethiopian Restaurant in Minneapolis. Dinner is $10, and a cash bar will be available. The St. George String Quartet will provide music during the social time, where you can talk to Wartburg student-athletes involved in the recent Shorten the Walk event. Register online; a limited number of tickets will be available at the door. All proceeds will go to the installation of water wells in East Africa.

Take bicycles home for summer
Please remove bicycles when you leave campus for the end of the year. Any bikes here a week after graduation will be donated to a thrift store.
ETK creative exhibition planned May 14

ETK is sponsoring a new event, Step Out, at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the ballrooms. There will be an exhibition, screenings, performances, and some finger foods. If you would like to display your work or showcase your creative medium, sign up to join the exhibition.

Update forwarding addresses for summer
If you’re graduating or working away from home this summer, update your permanent mailing address with the Business Office or fill out a forwarding address form to have your mail sent to the correct place. Remember to check any subscriptions. Not all packages can be forwarded free of charge, so double check the shipping address on new purchases. Mail forwarding starts May 31.
Soccer tournament set for May 13

The African Representative Council will host the Wartburg World Cup soccer tournament at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the lacrosse field. A meal with drink will be offered for $5. People of all skill levels and all genders are encouraged to sign up.

Students win external scholarships, fellowships

Congratulations to the following students, who have received regionally and nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships this academic year:


Paul Zelle, Rossing Scholarship for Outstanding Physics Undergraduates
Jasmine Vandermark, Lexus Church, Jane Pinkowski, Mariah Ambrose, and Mesmariah Hall, Gilman International Scholarships for Study Abroad
Rocio Amaro-Marquez, McElroy Trust Fellowship for Ph.D. Studies
Lindsay Jacobs, Fulbright Program English Teaching Assistant semifinalist


If you’re interested in applying for an external scholarship or fellowship, contact Kathleen Sihler at kathleen.sihler@wartburg.edu or WBC 118.

Star in a short film this May Term

Knight Vision Films will hold auditions for five short films from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10. Those interested should come to the lobby of the McElroy Center when they are available and will be directed from there. Everyone — students, faculty, staff, and community members — are welcome to audition; no experience is needed.

Hymn festival set at Wartburg Chapel
Composer Robert A. Hobby will lead a hymn festival, “From Generation to Generation: Hymns for Life’s Journey,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the Wartburg Chapel. Hobby is a renowned composer, clinician, and church musician who serves as director of music at Trinity English Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Ind. He has more than 150 compositions in print and has several hymns in the ELW and new All Creation Sings supplement.
Carnival games set on Clinton lawn
The RAs from Clinton Hall and the Complex are throwing the Clinton Complex Carnival at 6 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the greenspace between the two buildings. Enjoy lawn games, water games, and an opportunity to pie your RA in the face. There will also be an ice cream bar and cotton candy.
RSVP for screening, discussion on disabilities
Join a summit on disability issues at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the ballrooms, hosted by the Slife Institute for Social Work Consultation, Research & Training. Attendees will learn more about the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council, watch a free screening of “Intelligent Lives,” and participate in tabling sessions and a discussion with area providers and social work students. Council members will also be available for informal conversation and want to hear about the needs of the community. Please RSVP by May 15; light refreshments will be served.
Therapy dog to visit campus Tuesday
Come see Trinity, a therapy dog, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Saemann Student Center. For more information, call Counseling Services at 319-352-8596.
Online vehicle registration is open
Online vehicle registration started March 22 and runs through June 26. If you do not register before June 26, a late fee of $50 will be charged.
Educational services director to speak about tech challenges
Katie Johnston, the director of educational services for the Waverly-Shell Rock School District, will speak to the American Association of University Women at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19. Her presentation, “Waverly-Shell Rock Technology, Teaching, and Distance Learning: Insights and Challenges” will discuss the current state and challenges of education technology. The event is in Room 134 of the Science Center and is open to all. A casual social time will begin at 6:30 p.m.


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 pizza served beforehand at 7.


Knight Vision Films Auditions
Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10

Last Day to Withdraw With a "W"
Friday, May 13

Saturday, May 14

Alliance Drag Show
Saturday, May 14


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.

Check mailboxes before end of May Term
Please check your mailbox before the end of the academic year to retrieve letters and other mail. Items that can’t be forwarded and are left in mailboxes after May 31 will be recycled or destroyed. More than 250 students haven’t checked their mailboxes since the start of the year. You can find your mailbox combination on My.Wartburg, and Mail Center staff are available to help you open your box and retrieve your lost bounty. Email mailroom@wartburg.edu with questions.

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