|Sign up for 'God's Work, Our Hands' on Sept. 9
Students, faculty and staff are invited to serve, worship and enjoy fellowship during "God’s Work, Our Hands" Sunday on Sept. 9 as Wartburg teams up with Waverly's Redeemer Lutheran Church and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church & School. Service projects will be completed in the Waverly community from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., worship will be at 11 a.m. in the Wartburg Chapel, and a
sack lunch will be served at noon on campus. To see details and to register for this free event, please go to www.wartburg.edu/GWOH. Students can sign up to have their Sept. 9 lunch transferred to be part of the event. All are welcome!
|Websites to bookmark
|Please bookmark the following websites so you can find the information you are looking for in the most efficient manner:
www.Wartburg.edu: This website is primarily for external audiences (prospective students, alumni, donors, and community). This website is a great resource for general information about the college and programs, but Info.Wartburg.edu (below) is where you will find more specific information.
Info.Wartburg.edu: This intranet is for the on-campus community (staff, faculty, and current students). This website features links for KnightTime, The Wartburg Store, email, campus events, dining menus, employment/benefit information, Academic Affairs, academic catalog and calendars, Study Abroad Office, Wartburg West, Undergraduate Research, Safety & Security, ITS, Registrar, Sustainability, Pathways, Student Life Offices/Policies, and much more.
My.Wartburg.edu: This learning management system is for faculty and current students. This website is where you will find all your course information, resources for faculty, and where students register for classes.
|Catholic Knights provides rides to Mass
|Catholic Knights is a student-led, faith-based organization that wishes to empower Wartburg students to achieve a closer relationship to God. Transportation is provided each Sunday for any students who wish to attend Catholic Mass at St. Mary's in Waverly. Please meet at the Information Desk in Saemann Student Center at 9:30 a.m. Any questions can be emailed to the Catholic Knights Executive Team.
|College Dance Marathon 11 Kick-Off Event
|Students interested in learning about Wartburg College Dance Marathon are invited to dance on over to McCaskey Lyceum on Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. for our kick-off event! Join the Executive Team and Morale Captains as we kick off the new year FOR THE KIDS at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital! Find out more about Wartburg's largest philanthropic organization, learn how to sign up, and be there for the reveal of our year-long fundraising goal for WCDM11! Email email@example.com with questions.
|Phil and Lit Society meets Friday
|Anne Duncan, environmental and sustainability coordinater at Wartburg, will be the speaker on Friday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. She will be talking and answering questions about trends in our climate and the impact it has on our weather, agriculture, and way of life. Phil and Lit will return to the McCoy rooms in Saemann Student Center for this session.
Please note these deadlines from The Wartburg Store:
- Last day to return textbooks for a refund (without a drop slip): Friday, Aug. 31
- Last day to return textbooks for a refund (with a drop slip from the Registrar’s Office): Friday, Sept. 7
- Last day to rent textbooks: Friday, Sept. 7
- Last day to purchase textbooks: Wednesday, Sept. 12
The last day to purchase textbooks (Sept. 12) is especially key as all textbooks will be returned. Students are encouraged to purchase course materials for the first and second Seven Weeks prior to Sept. 12. Tuition account charging will be open through Sept. 28 to charge supplies.
|Service to install Pastor Beckstrom
All are invited to join the campus community in honoring the Rev. Dr. Brian Beckstrom during Chapel time on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The college will install Pastor Brian as the new Dean of Spiritual Life and the Herbert and Cora Moehlmann Chaplaincy Chair during a service beginning at 10:15 a.m. in Wartburg Chapel. As Dean of Spiritual Life, Pastor Brian will lead the College’s ministry and promote faith exploration and development in and out of the classroom. He will also continue to teach courses in Wartburg’s Leadership program and Religion Department. Following the service, all are invited for light refreshments in the Chapel Commons.
|Apply to host a Candlelight Dinner
|Attention student organization leaders: Apply today to host a Candlelight Dinner! This allows you the opportunity to promote your organization, interact with faculty and staff, and experience fine dining. Should your organization wish to host a Candlelight Dinner, please indicate with a letter of intent by e-mail to Shelly Geweke. Please include your organization’s name, contact person/phone number, first and second preferences for dates, and a short paragraph about what makes your organization great. Dates are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t delay. Dates available are: Oct. 10, Nov. 7, Nov. 28, Jan. 23, Feb. 27, and March 20. Applications are due by Friday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m.
|New art exhibit open
|"Mandalas," an exhibition of paintings by artist Bart Vargas, is open in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery on the first floor of Bachman Fine Arts Center through Oct. 21. Inspired by his travels to China, Vargas explores the relationship between the circle and the square through color theory and pattern. A mandala is a traditional spiritual symbol representing the universe. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, or by appointment.
|Sustainability Office has free supplies
|As you plan for next year or write up your syllabi, don’t forget about the Sustainability Office’s Reused store. There are hundreds of binders, a lot of folders, and a smattering of other school supplies. Encourage your students to save their money and pick these up for free. We also have many desk organizers and other office supplies, so please check before ordering new. Due to an overabundance of binders and folders, employees are welcome to stop in to check these items off their children’s school supply list. During the summer, the Sustainability Office is open most Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Fall days will most likely be Tuesday through Thursday. When in doubt, just stroll on over and get some steps in! Contact Anne Duncan with questions.
& CAMPUS MINISTRY
|This week's Chapel service schedule
Weekday Chapel services are from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in Wartburg Chapel; Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m. Chapel time is a brief opportunity to gather with students, staff, and faculty to reflect on God and faith. Interfaith chapels will be held the last Wednesday of each month during the semester. Upcoming speakers:
- Monday, Sept. 3 – Dr. Pam Moss, spiritual care and office associate (10:15 a.m.)
- Wednesday, Sept. 5 – Pastor Brian Beckstrom installation service (10:15 a.m.)
- Friday, Sept. 7 – Chris Hale '19 (10:15 a.m.)
|Sanctuary on Wednesdays
|Sanctuary is a casual service that takes place on Wednesday nights in the Chapel Commons. It provides students with the opportunity to relax and center themselves around God’s word in the midst of their busy week. All are welcome at 9 p.m. in Chapel Commons (basement), and come early at 8:45 for snacks.
|Sanctuary band placements
|If you sing or play an instrument and would like to be part of a worship band this semester, come to Sanctuary band placements for the bands that lead the music for the service. Placements will be held Monday, Sept. 10, and Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Chapel. You only need to attend placements on one of the dates. For more information, contact either Alexis Swain or Daniel Volkmann.
|Become a Chapel Ambassador
|Chapel Ambassadors will have an upcoming meeting. This is a group on campus that assists Spiritual Live & Campus Ministry in spreading the good news of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, sharing their own spirituality with others, and promoting the programs in SLCM. If you are interested in becoming a Chapel Ambassador, please contact Pam Moss.
Labor Day (yes,
there is class today)
tickets on sale
Our Hands event
Dance Marathon 11 kick-off
Sept. 10, 13
Last day to purchase textbooks
Large Event concert
Homecoming & Family Weekend
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