Run for office — Interested in running for 2015-2016 student body president, vice president, recorder, or treasurer? Applications, due Jan. 26, are available online. For more information, contact email@example.com or Teri Mueller, student body president, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 alumna passes away — Chelsey Henkenius, a 2014 graduate and Lake City native, died Saturday, Dec. 27, in a car accident in Lake City. She earned her biology degree in three years and was a member of the track and field team.
Summer courses — Registration is open for courses offered during summer 2015. Forms are available at the Registrar’s Office (Luther Hall 216) or My.Wartburg. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 352-8281.
FCA group forms — Strengthen your faith through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a new organization on campus. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to a meeting featuring guest speaker Aaron Thomas Thursday, Jan. 8, 8:30 p.m., in Levick Arena. Thomas is the son of the late Aplington-Parkersburg football coach Ed Thomas. Led by student-athletes, FCA encourages coaches, student-athletes, and all students to serve through fellowship in the church. Club activities will include Bible studies, community service events, and discussions based on speakers.
Senate scholarship — The Student Senate Leadership Scholarship application is now available. In the spirit of the college's mission statement, Student Senate annually funds two $500 scholarships for Wartburg students who exemplify the qualities of leadership and service. Current second- and third-year students are eligible to apply. Applications can be found online. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Exhibit opens — Creations formed from found and appropriated objects and clay-covered debris will be featured at an exhibition opening Friday, Jan. 9, at Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery in Bachmann Fine Arts Center. “Ballast,” showcasing creations by Gratia Brown, will run through Feb. 13. A reception will be Thursday, Feb. 12, 7-9 p.m. Brown is a resident artist and lecturer in ceramics at the University of North Dakota. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery is open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily.
Spiritual retreat — Want to recharge your faith? SALT, Campus Ministry’s service and leadership team, is hosting a retreat at Camp EWALU in Strawberry Point from 6:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 through noon Saturday, Jan. 24. It will include activities, spiritual reflection, and information about faith resources on campus. There is no cost to attend, but you must RSVP by Friday, Jan. 16, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marriage preparation — Spiritual Life & Campus Ministry will offer Preparing for Marriage workshops on four Sundays during Winter Term: Jan. 18, Jan. 25, Feb. 8, and Feb. 15. The workshops, held 6-7 p.m. in Chapel Commons, will focus on foundations for a healthy marriage. All are welcome to the free sessions. For more information, contact Pastor Brian Beckstrom at email@example.com.