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The Juice (Faculty/Staff) - Feb. 20

Feb. 20, 2017
No postal mail Monday

There will be no incoming or outgoing postal mail Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Washington’s birthday. The Mail Center still will be open, and nonpostal deliveries, such as UPS and Federal Express, will be received with regular departmental mail runs taking place. 

 Juice deadline note
There will be no Juice on Monday, Feb. 27, due to Winter Break. The deadline for the March 6 edition of The Juice will be Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. Please take note of the deadline.
Presidential Forum
The next Presidential Forum will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m., in the Hagemann Castle Room.
Save the date for staff retreat
The annual staff retreat will be Tuesday, April 25, at Heritage United Methodist Church, Waverly. More details to come as the event approaches.
Backpack Pack
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Volunteer Action Center will host a Backpack Pack, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in The W’s Hoover Fieldhouse. To make this event as successful as possible, student groups are asked to sign up for a 15- or 30-minute time slot (possibility of longer depending on interest) to pack food. If your group is interested, click here to sign up. Direct questions to vac@wartburg.edu.
Choir concert Thursday
The Wartburg Choir and Iowa State University’s Cantamus women’s choir will perform in the Wartburg College Chapel at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. The concert will feature the choral ensembles’ National American Choral Director’s Association performance literature. Free-will offerings will be accepted to help offset the cost of travel. More than 400 choirs from around the world applied to perform at the 2017 National ACDA convention; only 25 were accepted.
Board Game Knights event
Invite a friend to join you for Game Knights on Thursday, Feb. 23, 7-10 p.m., in the McCoy Rooms. Whether you like social, strategy, competitive, cooperative, or card games, we’d love to play with you! No prior game experience necessary. Hosted by The Wartburg Store.
Student Senate election results
Here are the results from Friday's Student Senate election:

Jenna Brannaman - 58% 
Trygve Anderson - 42%
Total votes: 795

Seth Jobes-Ryan - 63%
Breyanna Primous - 37%
Total votes: 797

President/Vice President:
Karl Jaeschke/Naomi Alene - 60% (492 votes)
Emily Laudner/Colin Jacobs - 40% (313 votes)
Total votes: 809

Note: Votes do not add up to total votes due to minor campaign violations. Questions can be directed to Hannah Creed.
Wartburg West applications 
Applications for students applying to the sophomore program for fall 2017 have a deadline of March 9. Summer 2017 is full. Submit all materials and any questions to Jo Dorrance in Student Life.
Career, Internship & Graduate School Fair
The winter Career, Internship & Graduate School fair will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., in the The W’s Hall of Champions. Students are encouraged to dress for success, bring their resumes, and meet more than 50 employers or graduate schools. Click here to see a list of participants. For more information, contact jo.dorrance@wartburg.edu.
Castle Singers tour
The Wartburg College Castle Singers, under the direction of Dr. Nicki Toliver, will embark on an 11-concert recruitment and enrichment tour through southeast Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, and Florida, beginning Friday, Feb. 24. The Singers’ eclectic choral program also features members of Wartburg’s string ensemble, Kammerstreicher, under the direction of Dr. Jacob Tews. Click here for tour details. The group's home concert will be April 8, 4 p.m., in Wartburg Chapel.
BSU Black History Month events
Wartburg’s Black Student Union is planning several events to celebrate Black History Month. Direct questions to bsu@wartburg.edu.
  • Candlelight Dinner: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m., in the Heritage Ballroom. The Black Student Union will discuss its organization as well as Black History Month while students, faculty, and staff mingle over dinner. Pre-registration required.
  • The Slam: Thursday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m., Cardinal Commons. The Slam will feature singing, dancing, and poetry and will be a chance for students to display their talents. The event is free, and everyone is welcome. 
German-language film series
Wartburg College’s German-language film series, Profiles in Courage, concludes Tuesday, Feb. 21, with a showing of Jack. The film, which will be screened with English subtitles, begins at 7:15 p.m. in WBC 116. All screenings are free and open to the public. Students will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the viewing. Additional information is available at www.wartburg.edu/german-film/.
Employee Health Screen
Waverly Health Center will offer a Wartburg Employee Health Screen on Tuesday, March 28. Sign up is required through Amy Wilson, 352-8278. More information is available on the InfoCenter
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
Upcoming Events

Presidential Forum 
Feb. 21

German film series: Jack 
Feb. 21

Career, Internship & Graduate School fair
Feb. 21

BSU Candlelight Dinner 
Feb. 22

Wartburg Choir/Cantamus concert
Feb. 23

Game Knights 
Feb. 23

The Slam 
Feb. 23

Feb. 25-March 5

Drag Show
March 18

Employee Health Screen 
March 28

Castle Singers concert 
April 8

April 11

Tour Week 
April 23-30

Staff retreat 
April 25

May 28

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.

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. The service is an opportunity to gather with students, faculty, and staff to reflect on God and faith. Upcoming speakers:
  • Monday, Feb. 20 – Riley Cole ’17
  • Wednesday, Feb. 22: Interfaith ChapelDr. Joyce Boss, professor of English; co-director, Multicultural & Diversity Studies
  • Friday, Feb. 24: Service Trip Blessing – Maddie McKelvey ’17; music leadership by Hope Overflow
No worship during Winter Break
There will be no Sunday worship services the next two Sundays (Feb. 26 and March 5) due to Winter Break. Also, no weekday chapel services or Sanctuary during break. God’s blessings on your winter break!
The Jesus Experiment
Looking to jump-start your faith life? Spiritual Life & Campus Ministry is offering a discipleship process called The Jesus Experiment to help you answer the question, “How would Jesus live my life if he were living it?” Join us each Wednesday at 7 p.m., in the Chapel Commons. Everyone is welcome. Find out more about The Jesus Experiment at https://whatisthejesusexperiment.wordpress.com/ac.
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. 
NCAA Regionals Wrestling
Depart Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. for Dubuque.

Conference Indoor Track
Feb. 25-26 at Dubuque; departure times TBD.
See openings on Knightlink
Student employment positions are available on Knightlink. Questions regarding these positions or Knightlink can be directed to Abbie Raum, student employment coordinator, at 352-8350.
Urban Studies internships
The Urban Studies Program at Wartburg West in Denver, Colorado, and Des Moines Urban Studies are taking applications NOW for internships that are a part of those programs. Please contact Jo Dorrance for details.
The first of four contributions to Working Preacher by Walter “Chip” Bouzard, professor of religion, is online. Bouzard wrote the commentary on Joel 2 for Ash Wednesday.

Dr. Bill Withers, professor of journalism and communication, led a workshop with all 250 faculty and staff across Iowa Lakes Community College’s five campuses and centers on workplace culture and employee engagement Feb. 17. Withers also is giving a keynote address on brand equity to 200 employees of Collins Community Credit Union as part of a workshop at Kirkwood Community College on Feb. 20. Both appearances were products of Wartburg’s new Speaking and Workshops initiative.
Maria Munguia Cortes ’20 will use a Wartburg College Service Trip to give back to her community in Immokalee, Fla., as reported by the Naples Daily News.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier previewed the college's spring sports.

Mary Robinson ’72 talked about her work in the church and with immigrants with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

The wrestling team secured its 25th consecutive conference title with a 32-0 win over Loras, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

women's basketball team clinched a share of the Iowa Conference regular-season championship with a 77-54 win over Luther, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Dr. Lee Nelson
, Patricia R. Zahn Endowed Chair in Choral Conducting, conducts a concert at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 19, as reported by the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.
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