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The Juice - Sept. 25

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Monday, Sept. 25, 2023

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NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Correction: Teams training is 9/26

The correct date for the Microsoft Teams and SharePoint training session by ITS is Tuesday, Sept. 26. The training begins at 11:30 a.m. in Buckmaster (WBC 214).

Parade, Ren Faire, Oktoberfest deadlines near

This is the final week to sign up to be in the Homecoming & Family Weekend Parade, exhibit at the Renaissance Faire, or use a meal swipe for Oktoberfest. All three events are Saturday, Oct. 14, and signups end at 11:59 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Email kathryn.christy@wartburg.edu with parade questions and bri.lingenfelter@wartburg.edu with Ren Faire questions.

Try workout classes with free coupon

Students, faculty, and staff: Try any fitness class at The W for free! Please contact Clay Cook with any questions.

Flu shots offered on campus

The on-site flu shot clinic will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m Wednesday, Oct. 11, and Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Neumann Auditorium lobby. The shots are covered in full for employees and spouses on the Wartburg health insurance plan. Those who are not covered by Wartburg insurance can pay out of pocket or check with their insurance carriers. Please email hr@wartburg.edu and indicate which day you plan to attend. Please bring your HealthPartners health insurance ID card so the claim can be filed.

 

If these times do not work with your schedule, you may visit an in-network pharmacy or provider with HealthPartners to administer your flu shot at no cost. Depending on your provider, you may be charged for an office visit.

On-campus positions available for student employees

There are open student employment positions across campus, including these three jobs:
 

Knight Vision Production Team, Journalism & Communications Department
Work with a team of students to provide live video streaming of campus events, sports, music, news, and more. Many roles available, including camera operators, producers, graphic designers, reporters/announcers, and engineers.

Math Lab Consultant, Academic Resource Center
Share your mathematical skills with other students by assisting them with course-related questions and providing helpful resources.

Women’s Basketball Student Manager, Athletics Department
Show support for the women’s basketball team by assisting with practice drills, tracking statistics, and maintaining gear/uniforms.

To apply, check out these positions and more on Handshake.

Consumer information available online

Consumer information is available at www.wartburg.edu/consumer-information. This information contains statistics, policies and programs at Wartburg College, which includes but is not limited to the Annual Security Report and the Annual Fire Safety Report. Please contact the Financial Aid Office with questions or to request a paper copy.  

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 25

Study Abroad Info Session

10 to 11 a.m., Konditorei

Stop by and chat with Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, to learn more about studying abroad.

Chapel

10:15 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Message by Justin Crouse, director of financial reporting.

Fall Book Club

7:30 p.m., Faculty-in-Residence Apartment, Clinton 2

TUESDAY, SEPT. 26

Study Abroad Info Session

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Student Center Tower Entrance

Stop by and chat with Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, to learn more about studying abroad.

NOTE CORRECT DATE!

ITS Microsoft Teams Training

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Buckmaster (WBC 214)

ITS will cover how to chat, make calls, and share files in Teams as well as how to use SharePoint. There will be time for questions at the end.

NEW!

PRSSA: 'Looking Into the PR Industry'

6:30 p.m., McElroy 225

Meghan Vick from MorganMyers will talk about working in public relations. Contact Isabella DeVenuto for more information.

Tower Agency

7:30 p.m., McElroy 134

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27

Study Abroad Info Session

10 to 11 a.m., Konditorei

Stop by and chat with Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, to learn more about studying abroad.

Chapel

10:15 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Service with Holy Communion.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 28

Keep on Learning: ‘Protest and Music’

9 a.m., Heritage & St. Elizabeth rooms

Study Abroad Info Session

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Student Center Tower Entrance

Stop by and chat with Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, to learn more about studying abroad.

Guided Meditation

11:30 a.m., Chapel garden (rain site: Lily Reflection Room)

New Faculty Workshop & Second-Year Faculty Workshop

11:30 a.m., Faculty Resource Room, Vogel Library

Career & Internship Showcase

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m, Hall of Champions, The W

Polish your resume, dress for success, and visit with more than 75 employers, graduate schools, and nonprofits. All students will benefit from practicing their communication and interview skills. Students needing resume review can sign up for help on Handshake with the Student Success Coaches. For more information, email jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu or derek.solheim@wartburg.edu.

NEW!

S.A.F.E Lawn Game Night

6 to 8 p.m., Campus Mall

Enjoy Spikeball, ladder golf, Can Jam, bags, sidewalk chalk, and more. Email safe@wartburg.edu with questions.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 29

Study Abroad Info Session

10 to 11 a.m., Konditorei

Stop by and chat with Kathleen Sihler, study away coordinator, to learn more about studying abroad.

Chapel

10:15 a.m., Wartburg Chapel

Senior message by Kari Kitchen.

NEW!

Harmony Under the Moon

6 to 8 p.m., Cardinal Commons

Join the Asian Student Association to celebrate the mesmerizing full moon and the arrival of autumn. Get ready for a delightful evening filled with good vibes; tasty Asian snacks like dumplings, tteokbokki, and tsukimi dango; traditional games representing various parts of Asia; and the enchanting glow of lanterns.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 30

Cross Country: Dan Huston Invite

All day, Max Cross Country Course

Football vs. Coe

1 p.m., Walston-Hoover Stadium

Women’s Soccer vs. Coe

1 p.m., Salzwedel Field

Men’s Soccer vs. Coe

3:30 p.m., Salzwedel Field

SUNDAY, OCT. 1

TriByLittleKnight

1 p.m., The W

PROFESSIONAL NEWS

 
Achievements and accomplishments
Dr. Karen Black is now president-elect of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, a pan-Lutheran national professional organization dedicated to strengthening the ministry of music in the Lutheran church. Dr. Black will serve two years as president-elect, followed by three years as president.
Dr. Abbylynn Helgevold, assistant professor of religion, in collaboration with Andy Hansen, lead teacher from Lou Henry Elementary School in Waterloo, and Angela Waseskuk, local Cedar Valley artist and former instructor of art at the University of Northern Iowa, developed and presented a workshop entitled "Nurturing Inclusion and Collaborative Creativity in the Pursuit of Positive Peace" for the Annual Meeting of the Peace and Justice Studies Association held at Iowa State University from Sept. 15-17. The workshop explored the value of engaging with the arts to develop and maintain inclusive environments.

ATHLETIC TRAVEL

 

Men's Soccer
Monday, Sept. 25: Noon departure

Women's Soccer
Tuesday, Sept. 26: Noon departure

Volleyball
Tuesday, Sept. 26: 1:45 p.m. departure
Friday, Sept. 29: 3:15 p.m. departure

PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Men's bowling team seeks additional members

The men's bowling program is looking for additional bowlers for the 2023-24 season. Practices are held Tuesday through Thursday at the Waverly Bowl Inn, and there are 10 competition events from October to February, with the postseason beginning in March. Anyone interested can attend a meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in room 2007 at The W. Email head coach Alexis Runk with questions.

Fall service trip destinations set

Sign up for a Fall Break service trip to Minneapolis, Chicago, or the Lake of the Ozarks from Oct. 25-29. Cost is $100. Service trips are a great opportunity to create new connections and make the memories of a lifetime.

HOMECOMING & FAMILY WEEKEND 2023

Register now for Oktoberfest meal

Did you know that you can use one of your meal swipes to get into Oktoberfest? Register to use a meal swipe at Oktoberfest before the deadline of Thursday, Sept. 28. If you have any questions, email Jenna Wiebenga.

Get pumped for Pep Rally

Mark your calendars! Pep Rally is going to be from noon to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Levick Arena. This is a time where students, staff, and faculty come together to get excited about Homecoming & Family Weekend with music, games, school announcements, and prizes.

Win prizes in window contest

Participate in the Homecoming & Family Weekend window-decorating contest! Students will decorate their dorm windows and student organizations will be assigned an area around campus. There will be prizes for first-, second-, and third-place winners. Signup closes at 11:59 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25.

Still time to sign up for parade, Ren Faire

The registration deadline for Renaissance Faire vendors and parade entries has been extended to Friday, Sept. 29, so get your registration in now.

Weekly meditation sessions begin

Join Spiritual Life for 10-15 minutes of guided meditation at 11:30 a.m. each Thursday. Meditation will meet in the Chapel garden, weather allowing, or the Lily Reflection Room in the Student Center. All traditions and worldviews are welcome.

Committee members needed for Outfly planning

Are you interested in planning a favorite Wartburg tradition? Join Outfly Committee 2023 to plan and organize activities, decorations, and events related to Outfly. Email Ryleigh Parrack with questions.

Students: Address your packages, mail properly

The Mail Center would like to remind students that all mail addressed to students on campus should use the following format:

 

Student first and last name
Wartburg College Box [your student box number here]
100 Wartburg Blvd.
Waverly, IA 50677

 

USPS, UPS, FedEx, and DHL will not deliver directly to residence halls. Packages addressed to residence halls will still be processed through the Mail Center. Items addressed with only a first name will be held in the Mail Center until the correct recipient can be identified.

Faculty, staff needed for Outfly breakfast

Faculty and staff are invited to help serve breakfast to students on Outfly morning. Volunteers need to report to Mensa by 6:50 a.m. that morning. Campus is notified of Outfly via the Wartburg Alert System during the early hours of Outfly morning, whenever that may be. Sign up to be a breakfast server by contacting Chris Fosselman via email or at 319-352-8303.

Intramural flag football registration opens

Flag football intramural signups are now open. Find some friends and make a team! Games will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. starting Tuesday, Sept. 26. Email Belle at annabella.dietrich@wartburg.edu with questions.

PRSSA meetings to cover business topics

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is a personal development club that has a different guest speaker every week covering topics such as their business, PR, marketing, and advertising. It is a great way to network and figure out internships or potential jobs after graduation. Meetings are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. each Tuesday in McElroy Center 225 and are open to students of any major. Contact Isabella DeVenuto for more information.

Dance Marathon seeks supply donations

Wartburg College Dance Marathon provides food, snacks, and drinks at many of its events throughout the year, including the organization’s big event in the spring. If you’re curious about donating or would be willing to donate supplies, please email katie.heaverlo@wartburg.edu or graceanne.dodd@wartburg.edu for more information.

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