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The Juice (Students) - Dec. 5

Dec. 5, 2016
Candlelight Vespers Sunday night
Join us as we prepare our hearts and lives for the Advent/Christmas season Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Wartburg Chapel. Pastor Brian Beckstrom will give the homily, and Pastor Ramona Bouzard will lead worship. Music by the Wartburg Flute Choir, directed by Dominique Cawley; the Wartburg Handbell Choir, directed by Tim Schumacher; Dr. Karen Black; Psalm 149 Dance Group; and student vocalists will help prepare the way. Invite your friends, suitemates, community members, and others to join you! The service will also be streamed live on Knight Vision.
Budget note from President Colson
As I shared this fall, we need to identify $1.3 million in revenue enhancements and expense savings, with implementation occurring in the coming two years. The issues were discussed during informational budget meetings open to all faculty and staff (presentation available here). Answers to questions asked during those meetings are available here.

If you have additional ideas for new or enhanced revenues or expense savings, please share these ideas with your department head. Those ideas will be passed along to the appropriate Cabinet member. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can submit your ideas here. Although accepted at any point, ideas would be most helpful before Jan. 6, 2017.

The President’s Cabinet, working closely with the President’s Budget Advisory Council (PBAC), will review and consider all submitted ideas over the next eight weeks. Updates will be provided to the campus community via the Juice, the President’s State of the College address, and presidential forums. We expect to have all revenue enhancements and expense savings identified by the end of January 2017. Click here to read more about the budget on the InfoCenter.
Emergency training exercise Monday
Representatives from the Cabinet, Campus Security, and the Waverly Police Department will be in Saemann Student Center and Mensa beginning about 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, to conduct a walk-through emergency training exercise. Their presence will not disrupt food service. The emergency training is being done in compliance with the Clery Act.
Christmas stocking fundraiser
The Sociology/Criminology Club is sponsoring its annual Christmas stocking fundraiser. Decorated Christmas stockings filled with goodies can be purchased for $3 and be delivered to the recipient during finals week. They can be purchased by anyone for any student, staff, or faculty member. This is a great Christmas gift and nice way of spreading the holiday cheer, especially during final exams. To place an order, please email SociologyClub@wartburg.edu with name of recipient, his/her mailbox number (if known), and a message to the recipient. Orders will be taken until Friday, Dec. 9.
Interested in singing gospel music?
All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to sing in a Gospel Choir at the King Celebration 2017, Sunday, Jan. 15, during Sunday Worship in the Wartburg Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Only four practices are involved. Email Krystal Madlock or Ramona Bouzard if interested.
Study night breakfast
President and Christy Colson invite you to enjoy a study night breakfast with your friends in Mensa on Monday, Dec. 12, from 11 p.m. to midnight. Please join us for this special Wartburg tradition.
Cold Stone and Panda Express fundraisers
Dance Marathon is hosting a fundraising event at Cold Stone in Cedar Falls on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. Dance Marathon gets a percentage from all sales. Grab your family and friends and enjoy ice cream FOR THE KIDS!

Come on out to Panda Express in Cedar Falls from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9! You need this handout to let the cashier know you are supporting Dance Marathon. Look for the handouts on flyers around campus or email haley.melz@wartburg.edu with questions.
24 Hours of Reality climate event
Visit the Student Life office Tuesday, Dec. 6, to experience 24 Hours of Reality, a live, around-the-world broadcast of education, presentations, music, and more to raise awareness of climate change, which will stream online at www.24hoursofreality.org/. Wartburg Sustainability is organizing a "viewing party" during regular business hours Tuesday in Student Life as part of a campus-wide effort to raise awareness.
Wartburg Symphony concert on Sunday
The Wartburg Community Symphony will honor Waverly-area veterans during its concert Sunday, Dec. 11, in Neumann Auditorium. The 3 p.m. concert, “Commemoration,” was inspired by the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Soh-Hyun Park Altino, a violin professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be the guest soloist. The concert also will feature Christmas favorites from around the world, including a twist on the traditional “carol sing-along.” Wartburg students are admitted free with their student IDs. Click here for concert details.
TriByKnight triathlon registration, training
Registration is now open for the sixth annual TriByKnight triathlon May 6. Cost for the race — a 300-yard swim, 15-mile bike, and 3.1-mile run — is $45 per person or $100 for a team. (Teams can compete, and each participant can complete one leg, or someone can complete two legs.) Click here to register before the end of the month, before the price goes up. The W is offering two triathlon training courses, including one focused on the swimming portion only. The 12-week Triathlon Training program begins Feb. 8. Our Triathlon Swim Clinic is Sunday, Feb. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Click here to learn more about these programs.
Recipes from Home
Students, faculty, and staff are asked to share their favorite recipes from home to be considered for the 2016-17 Mensa menu! Recipes for entrees, salads, ethnic dishes, vegan entrees, or sides and desserts can be emailed to shelly.geweke@wartburg.edu or dropped in the Mensa suggestion box by Friday, Jan. 13. Don’t forget to include your name and contact information for verification. Recipes chosen will be taste-tested in Mensa, and the student body will vote for their favorites. Dishes that receive a “thumbs-up” will be considered for next year’s Mensa menu.
The W Challenge winners
The grand prize winner was Emily Carrol. She received a Nike Wartburg T-shirt. The winners of the water bottles were Payton Hilby, Abigail Akers, and Rachel Perkins. Congratulations! There were 48 entries in the competition. Thanks to everyone who participated and for aiding in our effort to make Wartburg College a healthier environment for students.
Thank you from Holiday Shoppe
From everyone in the Social Work Club and Social Work Department, we would like to thank those who donated this year through a monetary donation or by giving a gift to make a child's Christmas great. We look forward to next year’s Holiday Shoppe! 
Project for Peace informational meeting
Students with an interest in supporting and encouraging peace throughout the world should consider developing a Project for Peace. Project proposals should be creative, engaging, meaningful, and measurable. In addition, the selected Wartburg project would be implemented during the summer of 2017 and given $10,000 of funding/reward. Come to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the McCoy conference room if interested. Contact Kristin Teig Torres or visit the Student Life Office with further questions.
Student organization money requests
If your student organization needs to request money to use as change from the organization’s account for an event, please turn in the request to Sherri Mennenga in the Business Office at least one week beforehand. 
Egg Nog Pong Tournament
KWAR will host its second annual Egg Nog Pong Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 6, starting at 7 p.m. in Grossmann basement. The cost is $2 per team to get your name included in the bracket. The winner gets a trophy and will be featured on KWAR social media. If you would like to enter, please email the names of your team members (two per team) to abby.singleton@wartburg.edu. Contact her with any questions as well.
Attention student employees
Did you know that your timecard and monthly paystubs are now available online? Simply login into Info Center with your Wartburg credentials and:
  • Select “Pay Stub” under the Application tab to view your paystub.
  • Select “KnightTime Timecard” under the Employment tab to review your work hours.
Students are strongly encouraged to sign up for direct deposit or the student payroll deduction agreement. Both of these options eliminate the possibility of lost or stale-dated paychecks as well as having to remember to pick up paper paychecks from the Business Office each month. The deadline for electing each of these options is the first business day of the month in which you would like to have the change effective on your paycheck (i.e. Dec. 1 deadline for the Dec. 15 payroll).

Students who would like to have their Dec. 15 paycheck mailed to their home address may sign up in the Business Office, Luther Hall 212.
Festival of Trees in CTC
The Wartburg-Waverly Festival of Trees will brighten the first-floor hallway of the Classroom Technology Center now through Thursday, Dec. 15. It will be open to the public daily, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Winter bicycle storage available
Beginning Monday, Nov. 28, the Campus Security Office will be accepting bicycles for winter storage, free of charge. Bicycles must be registered with the college, and the owner must agree to leave the bicycle in storage until March, or when it is evident the winter snows are over. Bikes can be registered any time.
Upcoming Events

Festival of Trees
Through Dec. 15
8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily

Egg Nog Pong Tournament
Dec. 6

Dance Marathon: Cold Stone fundraiser
Dec. 7

Dance Marathon: Panda Express fundraiser
Dec. 9

December Commencement
Dec. 11

Symphony concert
Dec. 11

Candlelight Vespers
Dec. 11

Study night breakfast
Dec. 12

Project for Peace meeting
Jan. 10

King Celebration 2017
Jan. 15

Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.

The Juice is a weekly e-newsletter sent Mondays to communicate campus news and events. Most announcements will run twice, then continue to be available in the Information Center.

The deadline for submissions each week is 4 p.m. Thursday. Send items to juice@wartburg.edu. Please keep your submitted item short—no longer than one paragraph—and let us know if your item is for students, faculty/staff, or both audiences. Direct questions or comments to Stephanie Boeding, communication specialist for Marketing & Communication, at ext. 8760.

December Commencement and Sunday worship
December Commencement/Sunday Worship will be Sunday, Dec. 11, at 10:30 a.m. in Wartburg Chapel. The Rev. Larry Trachte '66, professor emeritus of religion, will deliver the commencement address. Music will be provided by Dr. Karen Black and the Wartburg Flute Choir, directed by Professor Dominique Cawley. Come worship with our December graduates and their families!
Volunteers needed for children's Christmas party
Volunteers are needed for Foster & Adoptive Child Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m. at Fredsville Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls. Come and hang out with fostered and adopted kids, help them do crafts, play games, and decorate cookies. Email anna.askegaard@wartburg.edu to sign up or for more information.
Weekday Chapel services this week
Weekday Chapel services are held each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10:15-10:35 a.m. in the Wartburg Chapel, and are a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Upcoming speakers:
  • Monday, Dec. 5 – Professor Allan Bernard, Assistant Professor of Business Administratio
  • Wednesday, Dec. 7 – Pastor Ramona Bouzard
  • Friday, Dec. 9 – Tyler Hoey ’17
Sanctuary on Wednesday
Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, worship band music, prayers, and communion. Sanctuary takes place at 9 p.m. each Wednesday in Chapel Commons (basement). Come by at 8:45 for snacks and conversation.
Faith and Life Groups
Faith and Life Groups are opportunities for students to share fellowship with other believers. There are multiple groups taking place at different times, places, and locations on campus. Click here to see more information about all of the Faith and Life Group meeting times. 
Openings posted on Knightlink
On-campus employment opportunities for this current academic year are posted on Knightlink. Questions regarding these positions or Knightlink can be directed to Abbie Raum, student employment coordinator, at 352-8350 or studentemployment@wartburg.edu.
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Urban Studies programs and internships
The Urban Studies Program at Wartburg West in Denver, Colorado, and Des Moines Urban Studies are taking applications NOW, including for internships that are a part of those programs. Please contact Jo Dorrance for details.
The men's basketball team's narrow victory over Governors State was featured in the Southtown Daily.

The upcoming
faculty art exhibit was featured in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

The late Cindy Carlson, who served as the president's administrative assistant for 17 years, donated her clothes to upperclass students through Cindy's Closet. The event was covered by KCRG and KWWL.

The wrestling team beat Simpson 41-4, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Jesse Kielman ’17 won a last-minute write-in campaign to become a member of the Bremer County Water and Soil Conservation District Commission, as reported by KCRG.

IMPower, an empowerment program for young girls created by Jenna Haglund, visiting assistant professor of social work, was featured in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

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