|HLC team visit this week
We welcome the Higher Learning Commission team, which is visiting campus March 6-7. Don't forget the Staff Open Forum on March 6 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Buckmaster Room of Whitehouse Business Center, and the Faculty Open Forum on March 6 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in McCaskey Lyceum.
This an opportunity to provide input and participate in this important part of the college’s reaccreditation process. All faculty and staff are encouraged to read the college’s assurance argument, which was submitted to the Higher Learning Commission, to prepare for these meetings.
|Graven Award ceremony
|Dr. Diane Jacobson, professor emerita of Old Testament at Luther Seminary, will receive Wartburg’s annual Graven Award on Tuesday, March 14, and deliver an address during an 11:30 a.m. ceremony in Wartburg Chapel. The Graven Award, now in its 28th year, honors one “whose life is nurtured and guided by a strong sense of Christian calling and who is making a significant contribution to community, church and society.” It is named for Judge Henry N. and Helen T. Graven of Greene. Music will be provided by Dr. Karen Black and The Wartburg Choir, directed by Dr. Lee Nelson.
|Library’s third-floor rooms reserved Tuesday
|Designated study rooms will be reserved on the third floor of Vogel Library for business mock interviews Tuesday, March 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All other rooms will be open for student use, as well as Counseling Services and Pathways.
|Phil and Lit Society
|The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, March 10, 4 p.m., in McCoy West. The speaker will be Dr. Stephan Main, professor emeritus. The title of his talk is The 2016 Cedar River Flood(s) in Perspective: Both Human and Diatom.
|Invite a friend to join you for the Game Knights on Thursday, March 9, 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.
|World War I film discussion series
|To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Wartburg College humanities and social work faculty are partnering with the Waverly-area veterans post for a film discussion series. All Wartburg faculty, staff, and students are invited to join area veterans and their families to view the films and discuss their reactions supportively. Three films will be shown, all beginning at 7 p.m. in Patriots Hall, 1300 Fourth St. NW, Waverly: March 14, Farewell to Arms; March 21, Sergeant York; March 28, War Horse. Access to these films is made possible by funding from the Harry & Polly Slife Professor in Humanities, the Slife Institute for Social Work, and Dr. Terrence Lindell.
|Trumpet Festival concert
|The Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble will be the featured guest at the Wartburg Trumpet Festival finale concert 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, performing with the Wartburg Trumpet Choir and the Festival Mass Choir. The concert will be in the Wartburg Chapel; free-will donations will be accepted. More than 40 high school students from across Iowa will participate in the two-day festival founded by Dr. Scott Muntefering. Click here for details.
|Drag Show is coming
|The annual Wartburg College Alliance Drag Show on Saturday, March 18, 7:30 p.m., in Neumann Auditorium, is looking for performers; no experience necessary. Click here for applications. This year’s theme will be the ’80s, and there will be prizes for the best student and faculty/staff performer. Buy your tickets in advance for $2 with a student ID or $5 at the door. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
|President's Reports now posted
|Notes from the Feb. 21 President’s Forum, as well as the Power Point presentation about the college’s budget model, are posted on InfoCenter under President’s Reports.
The Power Point presentation and videos from the Feb. 17 Focus on the Future kickoff are also posted on the InfoCenter under President’s Reports.
|Order Dance Marathon apparel
|Dance Marathon is selling apparel! Click here to download the order form; please return the order form and money to Tony Smith in the Alumni Office by 9 a.m. Monday, March 13.
|Sign up for a candlelight dinner hosted by the Wartburg Student Music Therapy Association on Wednesday and Thursday, March 8-9, from 5:15 to 7 p.m., in Mensa. The dinner will be Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 p.m., in the Heritage Ballroom. WSMTA will discuss autism awareness, advocacy for individuals with different abilities, as well as events for Enlightenment Week in April while students, faculty, and staff mingle over dinner. The cost for students with a board plan is $2. This may be paid with points or cash at the time of sign up. Off-board students may also attend, and their cost will be $10 at the time of sign-up. Special dietary considerations will be taken into account.
|Classes at The W
|Cycling: This new indoor cycling class is designed for beginners through experienced riders. It is great for the fitness enthusiast who wants a fast-paced, high-energy class. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:45-5:35 p.m., starting March 7.
HIIT: Looking for something faster paced to add to your workout? High-intensity interval training (HIIT), a cardiorespiratory training that incorporates intervals of fast-paced training followed by periods of rest, increases the overall intensity of your workout in a much shorter time. Most workouts are done at a moderate pace, but HIIT workouts involve exertion that ranges from levels one through 10. These exercises are done anywhere from 10 seconds to five minutes. Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:05-4:35 p.m., or Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45-6:15 p.m., through April 27.
|’Burg Bracket Challenge
The Wartburg Store is hosting the second annual ’Burg Bracket Challenge, coinciding with the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Brackets will be available at the store, beginning Monday, March 13. Submit your completed brackets by 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, along with a $2 entry fee to benefit Dance Marathon. Results will be posted in-store throughout the tournament. The winner will receive a $100 gift card to The Wartburg Store. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|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.
|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.
|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
HLC team visit
Trumpet Festival concert
Graven Award ceremony
'Burg Bracket Challenge brackets due
WWI film series
March 14, 21 & 28
Student Music Therapy Association Candlelight Dinner
Employee Health Screen
Castle Singers concert
| Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
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