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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - May 16

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May 16, 2022

Celebrate Class of 2022 at Senior Pig Roast
Join members of the Class of 2022 to celebrate their accomplishments at the Senior Pig Roast at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in Walston-Hoover Stadium. Please register by 2 p.m. Monday, May 23. Spouses are welcome. Contact the Alumni & Parent Engagement Office with questions.
Updates from Human Resources
Summer office hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. will begin May 29 and end Aug. 27.
The 2022-23 holiday calendar has been posted.
COVID days were scheduled to expire at the end of the month, but any banked COVID days or hours will be available as needed for COVID absences until the balance is depleted.

Email questions to hr@wartburg.edu.

Tie-dye event planned May 18
The Public Health Ambassadors and Counseling Services will hold a free tie-dye event from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 18. Stop by the lawn in front of Old Main to dye a shirt and celebrate May Term. Fifty T-shirts will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis, or you can bring your own items to dye. All tie-dying materials will be provided.
May Term travelers set Amazon presentation
Students on the May Term course Amazonian Ecology and Culture II will speak about their trip to the rainforest in Peru on Tuesday, May 24, in Science Center 102. Presentations will be ongoing from 1 to 5 p.m. about the group’s research; seeing new birds, butterflies and mammals; and the ecology and culture of the native people.
Dance Marathon, ETK schedule event
Wartburg College Dance Marathon and ETK will host a May Term event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, on the campus mall in front of Old Main. There will be food, games, Dance Marathon merchandise and the chance to sign up early to begin fundraising.
Volunteers needed to plant flowers

The Volunteer Action Center is hosting another day of service on Tuesday, May 17. Help beautify Wartburg’s campus by planting 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. Please wear closed-toe shoes and select your T-shirt size. Thank you to the volunteers who helped plant trees at the last day of service. Please email vac@wartburg.edu with questions.

Men’s soccer sets Pizza Ranch fundraiser
The Wartburg men’s soccer team is having a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Pizza Ranch. Team members will bus tables and work the dining area. A percentage of every check plus tips will go toward the team’s August trip to Scotland and England.


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 p.m.


Clinton Complex Carnival
Monday, May 16

Water to Thrive Ethiopian Dinner
Tuesday, May 17

Rosenchor Spring Concert
Thursday, May 19

Festeburg Concert
Friday, May 20


Achievements and accomplishments
Kuni Terasawa, associate professor of religion, presented “Liberal Arts College, Pandemic Effects, and Students’ Learnings in the U.S.: In Case of Wartburg College” on May 11, 2022, at the faculty development seminar at Aoyama Gakuin University’s School of Global Studies and Collaboration in Tokyo, Japan.


State of the Senate Address available online
Watch 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.
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.
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.

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.
Colsons issue invitation to Greenwood reception
President Darrel Colson and Christy Colson have invited faculty and staff to join them for a reception at Greenwood on Friday, May 20. Beverages and appetizers will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. on the Greenwood Lawn, 902 12th St. NW, or in the ballrooms in the event of rain. The event is being held in appreciation for the support employees have given to Wartburg during the Colsons’ 13-year tenure. Please email joy.skinner@wartburg.edu with questions.
Achievements and accomplishments
Kuni Terasawa, associate professor of religion, presented “The Future Direction of Youth Movements and Interreligious Dialogue of Christianity and Buddhism in the Context of Clashes of Nationalism in the Asia-Pacific Rim” at a joint conference of the Tokyo YMCA, Wisemen Club, and Smiling Club on April 20.

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