|Baldwin Leadership Fellows sought
|The Institute for Leadership Education at Wartburg seeks your assistance in the selection of first-year students to serve as Baldwin Leadership Fellows. Please click here for more information and a link to the nomination form.
|Service trips LuLaRoe fundraiser
|Come and shop during a LuLaRoe fundraising event for Winter Break service trips Tuesday, Jan. 24, noon-7 p.m., in the McCoy rooms. LuLaRoe is a modern line of girls' and women's clothing. Find some new clothes and support service trips at the same time! Click here for event details, and direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Dance Marathon jeans fundraiser
|Jan. 23-27 is Wartburg College Dance Marathon’s “Casual for Children’s Health Week.” Many faculty and staff members will be wearing jeans all week to raise awareness about children treated at the Iowa City Stead Family Children’s Hospital. For information about participating in this fundraiser, or general questions about WCDM, email email@example.com. To support WCDM’s goal of raising $60,000 for the kids, click here to donate or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Vander Plaats, Red Wing to speak
|Bob Vander Plaats, CEO of The Family Leader, and Donna Red Wing, former One Iowa executive director, will be speaking together Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11:30 a.m., in WBC 217. They will be discussing civil discussion even when disagreements are deep, and how to reach out to those you may consider your enemy. This event was rescheduled due to weather and is hosted by Wartburg College Republicans. Direct questions to email@example.com.
|Mental health panel
|Join Suicide Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) for a mental health panel Monday, Jan. 23, 8 p.m., in the Buckmaster Room (WBC 214). Wartburg students will be discussing their experiences with mental health and answering questions. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Phil and Lit Society
|The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, Jan. 27, 4 p.m., in McCoy West. The speaker will be David Drum, a computer science professional. His presentation is titled Practical Computer and Online Security.
|Library extends Saturday hours
In response to student feedback, Vogel Library has extended its Saturday hours. For the remainder of Winter Term, the library will be open from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Sunday hours will remain the same, 1 p.m.-midnight. Direct questions to Mary Reding.
|Dance Marathon Pizza Ranch fundraiser
|Wartburg College’s Dance Marathon will be having multiple Pizza Ranch fundraisers in the upcoming weeks. When you eat at Pizza Ranch in Waverly, Dance Marathon will get a portion of the proceeds as well as tips. Fundraising nights are Jan. 23, 25, and 30, and Feb. 6, 13, 20, and 22.
|KNIGHTtime user group meeting
|The next KNIGHTtime user group meeting will be Monday, Jan. 23, 9-10 a.m., in McCoy East. All users are invited to attend, but material is geared toward supervisors. We will address any challenges and provide solutions or tips to help you navigate the system more efficiently.
|Annual giving statements
|The Advancement Office will send annual giving statements to all faculty and staff who contributed via payroll deduct in 2016. If you didn’t utilize payroll deduct but still want to receive a summary, call the Advancement Office, 352-8495.
|Share what you’re reading
|Join fellow bibliophiles at the Fireside Book Club every Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m., in the faculty-in-residence apartment, Clinton Hall 223. There’s no set reading list, just bring your favorite book or what you’ve been reading lately and tell us about it. All Wartburg students, faculty, and staff are welcome. Direct questions to email@example.com.
|Unified Sports Day volunteers needed
|Volunteers are needed for Unified Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 11, 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. You will spend the day with Special Olympic athletes, who will be participating in activities such as basketball, volleyball, crafts, and more. Sign up at the table in the Student Center during lunch and dinner hours Tuesday, Jan. 17, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Price of stamps now 49 cents
|The U.S. Postal Service has just increased the price of first-class stamps to 49 cents. Books of 20 stamps ($9.80) and individual stamps are available at the Mail Center for cash or check. The cost of postcard stamps, international first-class mail, and additional ounce charge will not change, and all are now “forever” stamps for their respective values. There are minor increases to package shipping, depending on the weight of the package. Click here for more information, or contact email@example.com.
|The American Family Insurance Experience
|There are spots left in LS395: Leadership Insights – The American Family Insurance Experience, a P/D/F May Term course developed for highly motivated third- and fourth-year students who want the opportunity to observe and interact with the leadership team and members of the board of directors of a Fortune 500 company. The class is open to all majors with an interest in leadership and corporate social responsibility. Time will be split between Wartburg and Madison, Wis. Application available upon request, and due as soon as possible. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|New general fitness class
|The W will offer a new high-intensity interval training (HIIT) class in 2017. HIIT is a type of cardiorespiratory training that incorporates intervals of fast-paced training followed by intervals of rest. The new 30-minute class will offer an increased intensity workout in a shorter frame of time. HIIT begins Monday, Feb. 6, and meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:05 p.m.
|Leadership and Service Award nominations
|Leadership and Service Award nomination forms are available and due by Friday, Feb. 3. Click here to nominate someone you know for one or more of the following awards: Nobility Award; Debbie Heida Award; Outstanding Organization; Outstanding International Senior; Dell Awards for Peace and Justice; Dell Awards for Peace and Justice: Peacemaker; Outstanding Organization Service Award; Outstanding Organization Adviser Award; Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges; John O. Chellevold Outstanding Staff Award; and Outstanding Academic Adviser. The awards ceremony will be Saturday, March 18, 1 p.m., in McCaskey Lyceum, with a reception to follow in the ballrooms. Direct questions to email@example.com.
|Posekany Literacy awards
|Education Department and Education Unit faculty and students accepted into the Teacher Education Program (TEP), as well as Reading Endorsement students not admitted to the TEP, are eligible for special funding to attend the Iowa Reading Association ESEA Title 1 Conference June 27-28 in Ames. Early-bird registration fees range from $30-$190, and registration is open through March 31. Wartburg registrants may request reimbursement from the Institutional Advancement Office in Luther Hall (contact Suzie Kramer, 352-8495, for information). These literacy awards are available through the generosity of Leonard and Carol Posekany, parents of Education Department emeritae faculty Dr. Susan Sherwood and Dr. Peggy Pruisner. Click here for more information on the Iowa Reading Association ESEA Title 1 Conference.
|See past announcements
| Visit the InfoCenter to see previous editions of The Juice for details on the following:
- New shuttle program for student travel
- Websites to bookmark
- New way to make maintenance requests
- KnightVision streaming schedule
Mental health panel
Dr. Eddie Moore inclusive mentoring
LuLaRoe service trips fundraiser
State of the College address
Vander Plaats/Red Wing event
Leadership and Service Award nominations due
Unified Sports Day
| Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
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