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The Juice - Jan. 23

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Monday, Jan. 23, 2023

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NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
Open seats available in Student Senate

Interested in being a student senator? Fill out the rolling application to join!

MLK Day service totals announced

Thank you to everyone who served on MLK Day! We had 96 students and employees serve off campus, while 136 students and employees served on campus. A total of 90 reusable bags, 142 pairs of socks, and 244 dog toys were made. Great work, Knights!

Nominations sought for staff awards

Students, please submit your nominations for the following awards:

 

Outstanding Advisor Award
Outstanding Nonadministrative Staff Award
John O. Chellevold Award for Excellence in Teaching and Professional Service

 

Nominations for all are due March 12.

ETK seeks applicants for executive positions

ETK is hiring for executive positions for the 2023-24 academic year. Applications are due by noon Friday, Jan. 27. Email Hannah Dutcher or Emma Nelson with questions.

Vogel Library publishes January/February newsletter

The latest edition of The Searching Squirrel, Vogel Library’s newsletter, is now available. It includes information about an upcoming Citation Seminar event, Winter Break hours, job opportunities for student workers, and an exclusive notice for those who read it in full.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

MONDAY, JAN. 23

Chapel

10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Message by Lindsey Leonard. This month's prayer focus: social sciences; humanities; social work; operations and maintenance; institutional assessment, accreditation, and planning; dean of faculty; academic affairs; ITS; and winter student-athletes.

Meistersinger Honor Choir Festival Concert

5 p.m., Neumann Auditorium

Tri-Beta Open House

7 to 8 p.m., Science Center 141

TUESDAY, JAN. 24

ETK's Take Care of Yourself Tuesday

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saemann Student Center North Entrance

NEW INFO!

College Conversations

11:30 a.m., Saemann Student Center Ballrooms

Chris Knudson, chief marketing officer, will share progress on the college’s reputation and messaging research project, including highlights from the findings. Attendees will be invited to participate in a roundtable discussion to provide insights into how we can best describe the college in the areas of distinction identified. In addition to the faculty/staff survey last fall, this session is a great way for our entire community to have input in how the college is presented to others. Help us shape the next chapter of Wartburg’s story by attending.

 

The remaining Presidential Forums for the year will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Tuesday, March 14.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25

Chapel

10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Message by Rebecca Baird. Service with Holy Communion to which all are welcome.

NEW!

Pre-Veterinary Club January Meeting

7 p.m., Science Center 128

Sanctuary

9 p.m., Chapel Commons (lower level)

Sanctuary is a casual service where all are welcome to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy weeks. Snacks are served at 8:45 p.m.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26

Winter 2023 Virtual Career Showcase

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., virtual event

Students should sign up for interviews through Handshake. More than 70 employers from throughout the U.S. are eager to connect with Wartburg students. Students who sign up to participate in three one-on-one interview sessions will be automatically registered to win prizes, including an iPad and gift cards. For more information, email jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu.

Men’s Wrestling vs. Augsburg

7 p.m., Levick Arena

Tri-Beta Meeting

7 to 8 p.m., Science Center 134

FRIDAY, JAN. 28

Chapel

10:15 to 10:35 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Senior chapel by Nathan Hickox-Young.
THURSDAY, FEB. 2

NEW!

Ubuntu Center Student Opening

6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ubuntu Center

Join Residential Life for activities including FIFA, trivia games, thumbprint painting, waffles, and more. Attend all the activities for a chance to win a prize. Email Alizah Qadri at alizah.qadri@wartburg.edu or Hidaly Hernandez at hidaly.hernandez@wartburg.edu with questions.
FRIDAY, FEB. 3

Deadline: RA, Orientation Leader Applications

Resident assistant and orientation leader positions are a great way to grow leadership skills while engaging in meaningful interactions with peers on campus. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m.

NEW!

Deadline: 2023-2024 Off-Campus Housing Application

As a four-year residential college, living on campus is required for all students. Those wishing to move off campus for the 2023-24 academic year must obtain approval in accordance with the off-campus policy. Applications are due no later than Feb. 3. Email questions to residential.life@wartburg.edu.

SATURDAY, FEB. 4

Girl Scout Day at Women’s Basketball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan

2 p.m., Levick Arena

Help the Girl Scouts have a great day experiencing a Wartburg College basketball game and spending a little time on campus. Local Girl Scouts have been invited to sit on the southeast side of the court.

Men’s Basketball vs. Nebraska Wesleyan

4 p.m., Levick Arena

TUESDAY, FEB. 7

NEW!

Master of Arts in Leadership Info Webinar

7 p.m., virtual event

Learn more about this completely online program, which is offered on our state-of-the-art learning management system, Canvas. The cohort-based program allows busy working professionals to take one course at a time. Those who start in fall 2023 and successfully complete all requirements would graduate in May 2025. Benefits-eligible employees, their spouses, and their children, along with alumni, are eligible for a 20% tuition discount. Email michael.gleason@wartburg.edu with questions.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10

Deadline: Paid Social Impact Fellowships for May 2023

FAO Schwarz Fellowships offer two-year paid positions with leading nonprofit organizations for graduates interested in social impact careers. Email kathleen.sihler@wartburg.edu if interested.

NEW!

Master of Arts in Leadership Info Webinar

Noon, virtual event

Learn more about this completely online program, which is offered on our state-of-the-art learning management system, Canvas. The cohort-based program allows busy working professionals to take one course at a time. Those who start in fall 2023 and successfully complete all requirements would graduate in May 2025. Benefits-eligible employees, their spouses, and their children, along with alumni, are eligible for a 20% tuition discount. Email michael.gleason@wartburg.edu with questions.
MONDAY, FEB. 13

Library Program: Citation Seminar

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Library Classroom 2 (Room 233)

Bring your research paper drafts and get guided assistance on citing your sources at this drop-in seminar (and grab a snack while you're there).
SATURDAY, FEB. 18

NEW!

Wartburg Community Symphony: ‘Music Takes Flight’

2 p.m., Neumann Auditorium

This concert will feature the world premiere of Jocelyn Hagen's “Messages from Everywhere” in celebration of the symphony's 70th anniversary. The work will be a sensory experience with the symphony, Wartburg Choir, live projected digital imaging, and surround sound. The concert will also include O. Respighi's “The Birds,” featuring winners of the art competition; R. V. Williams’ “The Lark Ascending,” featuring violin soloist Dr. Steve Sang Koh; and Haydn's Symphony No. 83, “The Hen.” Tickets are available now.

PROFESSIONAL NEWS

 
Achievements and accomplishments
Dr. Michael Gleason, associate professor of leadership and associate dean for graduate studies, co-edited an issue of New Directions for Student Leadership titled “Developing Leaders in Graduate and Professional School Settings.” He also co-authored several articles within the issue, including an article describing the results of focus groups involving 24 leadership educators and students from across the U.S. This article and a subsequent article titled “A call for the leadership education field” help provide direction to the graduate leadership education field.

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
ITS implements new ticketing system
The ITS ticketing system is now available for use. If you need assistance with tech issues, go to www.wartburg.edu/techline or the ITS homepage to submit a ticket or see previous requests. The new ticketing system increases efficiency by gathering detailed information about your issue.
Sign up to speak in Student Senate
Student Senate holds full senate meetings at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in Buckmaster (WBC 215). We welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members to speak on a topic of your choosing. Please fill out the form if you are interested in being a guest speaker. Email Ryleigh Parrack at ryleigh.parrack@wartburg.edu with questions.
Travel to Greece, Turkey this May Term
There are still a few spots available on the May Term trip to Greece and Turkey with Dr. Justin Jeffcoat Schedtler. Participants will explore historical and contemporary attractions throughout Greece and western Turkey — especially those with special significance in Christian and Islamic traditions — with extended time in Athens and Istanbul. Explore exciting and beautiful destinations that will expand your views of the world May 8-22! Email justin.schedtler@wartburg.edu if interested or with questions.
Presenters sought for Keep on Learning

Keep on Learning is accepting new session proposals for the 2023-24 academic year. Know someone who would be a great fit for a four-part lecture? Encourage them to submit their proposal! Keep on Learning meets every Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. with coffee and snacks being provided for all attendees.

New arrivals
Kelsey Winkey, graphic designer, 12/19/22
Joe Squires, part-time assistant bowling coach, 1/1/23
JP May, Zesty Orange retail associate, 1/2/23
Carma Kvidera, cook, 1/3/23
Christian Coridon, assistant men's soccer coach, 1/5/23
Promotions and new job titles
Kris Steege, registrar office manager, 1/1/23
Retirements and departures
Robin Miller, office coordinator, department of business, 12/15/22
Matteus Johnson, assistant men's soccer coach, 12/31/22
Kim Diercks, senior financial aid counselor, 12/31/22
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