|Diversity and inclusion event
|All students are invited to join Dr. Eddie Moore, a diversity and inclusion trainer, for the Difficult Conversations: Student Diversity and Inclusion training event, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, in The W Classrooms. Moore will engage students in active learning about diversity and inclusion. The event is part of the NetVUE Vocation Exploration Renewal grant the college received for the 2016-17 academic year. Contact Ramona Bouzard with questions.
|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.
|Join the Wartburg Ambassadors
|Wartburg Ambassadors is accepting applications for new ambassadors. If you are excited, passionate, and willing to share your Wartburg story with others, click here to apply. All applications are due Tuesday, Jan. 24. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|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.
|Tuition charging and textbook special orders
|The last day to charge textbooks and supplies to your tuition account is Monday, Jan. 30. The Wartburg Store reminds you to pick up your second seven-week course materials before this date. Also, special ordering of textbooks no longer in stock will end Wednesday, Jan. 25.
|Adopt-A-Grandparent is a student-run organization that gives Wartburg students the opportunity to either adopt a grandparent at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly or be a substitute visitor. To learn more, come to an informal meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m., in the Chapel Commons. This also is a chance for our current members to get together. Food will be provided, and there will be activities to help demonstrate what it is like to be in the shoes of our grandparents at Bartels. Can’t make it? Direct questions to Olivia Tangren or Rosa Kapparos.
|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 email@example.com.
|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.
|Escape Room event
|ETK will host an Escape Room event Thursday, Jan. 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m., in The W classrooms. Sign up outside the ETK office in Saemann Student Center to secure a spot. Groups of five to 12 people will be allowed in the room at a time. Direct questions to email@example.com.
|Show your appreciation for our faculty and staff members by nominating them for various awards. Criteria and voting for each award can be found at this link. Nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 3.
|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.
|Interested in pickle ball league?
|League registration is open until Sunday, Jan. 29, at noon. Sign up for two people per team. Games will be on Monday and Wednesday nights, Jan. 30-Feb. 22. Register your team at www.imleagues.com. 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.
|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 email@example.com.
|Davis Projects for Peace deadline extended
|Consider submitting a proposal for a project to be completed domestically or internationally this summer that promotes peace and addresses the root causes of conflict among parties. Projects should be creative, engaging, meaningful, and measurable. Project drafts are due Friday, Jan. 27, to Kristin Teig Torres in Student Life. The Davis Projects for Peace committee will meet the week of Jan. 30 to rank the proposals. The top two proposals will be forwarded to Wartburg College administration by Feb. 6. Final proposals will be submitted to Davis by Monday, Feb. 13. Direct questions to Teig Torres.
|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.
|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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
|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.
|Communion bread bakers needed
|Communion bread, sadly, doesn't bake itself. If you are interested in learning how to bake the bread for Sanctuary on Wednesday nights or for Sunday services, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|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.
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mental health panel
Dr. Eddie Moore diversity and inclusion event
Service trips LuLaRoe fundraiser
Ambassadors applications due
ETK Escape Room event
Davis Projects for Peace deadline
Vander Plaats/Red Wing event
The Residence open house
Faculty/staff award nominations due
Unified Sports Day
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