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The Juice (Students) - Jan. 29

 
Jan. 29, 2018
Leadership and Service Awards 
Leadership and Service Award nomination forms are available and due by Friday, Feb. 9. 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; and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. The awards ceremony will be Saturday, March 17, 1 p.m., in McCaskey Lyceum, with a reception to follow. Direct questions to lindsey.leonard@wartburg.edu.
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NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Wartburg CHATS 
Join Dean Dan Kittle for Wartburg CHATS on Tuesday, Feb. 6, noon-12:45 p.m., in the McCoy rooms. Karen Thalacker, Wartburg’s chief compliance officer for Title IX, will be the special guest. Be a part of a safe, respectful, and open conversation about topics that matter to you. You may bring your lunch. Contact Jennifer Onuigbo in Student Life with any questions.
Rainbows Come With a Little Rain event
Join Wartburg's SAFE and Alliance in a co-hosted event, Rainbows Come With a Little Rain, Monday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m., in Buckmaster (WBC 214). A panel will discuss the intersection of sexuality, gender identity, and mental health. Come learn about the topic and ask panelists questions about their journey. To learn more, click here or email questions to safe@wartburg.edu.
Off-Campus Release applications
Off-Campus Release applications are available in the Student Life Office. Students desiring to live off campus for the 2018-19 academic year must apply for approval from the Residential Life Office. Applications must be submitted by Monday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m.
Need a place to watch the Super Bowl? 
Student Center Council is sponsoring its annual Snack Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 4, in the ballrooms. This is a FREE event for Wartburg students. Watch the Eagles and the Patriots compete for the Vince Lombardi Trophy on the 10x10 projection screen while enjoying a nacho bar and root beer floats — and relaxing in the comfort of the football lounge. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., and food starts at 5:30. Come and join us for the fun!
Septura brass group in concert
The Wartburg Symphonic Band is co-sponsoring Septura, a London-based brass group, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Waverly-Shell Rock Middle School. Septura brings together London’s leading players to redefine brass chamber music through the uniquely expressive sound of the brass septet. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students; click here to purchase.
Valentine cookies 
You can order a giant heart-shaped cookie for your sweetheart through GET online ordering (order through the Catering Take Out store), Thursday, Feb. 1, through Wednesday, Feb. 14. They will be available for pick up in the Den. The cookies can be decorated with your choice of message: “Happy Valentine’s Day,” “Be My Valentine!” “Hugs & Kisses,” or “I Love You!” If you have questions or would like to add a personal message, call the dining office, 319-352-8303.
Student Senate elections 
Student Senate elections will take place Friday, Feb. 16. Applications are due before the mandatory elections meeting Thursday, Feb. 1, 4 p.m., in The Hub Conference Room. There will be a debate Monday, Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m., in Buckmaster (WBC 214). On the day of the election, ballots will be sent to all students via email. For an application and more information, click here
BIG Dream Gathering
Have you ever wanted to do something but weren’t sure of the first step to take? Doing something new can bring out all kinds of insecurities, doubts, and questions. The BIG Dream Gathering, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:15-8 p.m., in the ballrooms (come for all or part of the event), will be a fun and inspiring event that will help you get clear on your dreams and goals, and give you the boost you need to make them a reality. The keynote speaker will be BDG’s co-founder, Mitch Matthews, and the first people to arrive will receive a FREE copy of his best-selling book, IGNITE
Summer camp fair 
Camp representatives from across the United States will be recruiting for summer employment Wednesday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the NW Foyer of Saemann Student Center. The fair is open to all students; no registration needed. A list of camps that will be attending is posted on E-Cal.
Phil & Lit Society
The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, Feb. 2, 4 p.m., in McCoy West. The speaker will be Dr. Sonja Lynch, associate professor of English. The title of her talk is Exploring Victor LaValle's "Destroyer": Frankenstein's Creature in Today's World.
Participate in a study of bilinguals 
Did you grow up part or all of your life in the United States (before college) and speak more than one language at home? You are invited to participate in a research project that explores the ways that dual language learners’ linguistic and cultural identity development is impacted by family, community, and educational experiences. Your participation involves just one interview that will take approximately one hour, in a location of your choosing, at a time that works for you. To find out more, contact Dr. Zak Montgomery in LH 321.
PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Wartburg Store winter sale 
On these cold winter days, stop by The Wartburg Store for hot deals! Hundreds of items have been marked down 30 percent to make room for spring apparel, including select Nike, Under Armour, Champion, and more. Also, get 25 percent off select Hydro Flasks in our retiring colors Look for the Winter Sale signs throughout the store.
Education Table Talk on Feb. 1
The table talk with Dr. Rick Snyder on Reforming Education: How Might Reformation Thinking Inform K-12 Educational Change Today? has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in McCoy West. Bring your own lunch with you, or lunch is provided for attendees if you order in the Den prior to the meeting and sign the sheet at the cashier. All are welcome to attend. Contact slcm.office@wartburg.edu with questions.
Scholarship opportunity 
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants scholarships, with an award value of $1,000, are available to students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution. The deadline to apply is June 14. Full details are available here.
Dance Marathon FT5K race link
Wartburg College Dance Marathon will sponsor a 5K race Saturday, March 17. Registration fee is $20 by March 1 and $25 after March 1. T-shirts are guaranteed for early registrants (by March 1). Registration will also be available the day of the race, starting at 7:30 a.m.; the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. All profits will go to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. To register, click here.
Upcoming Events

Rainbows Come With a Little Rain event
Jan. 29

V-Day Candlelight Dinner
Jan. 31

Education Table Talk
Feb. 1

Phil & Lit Society
Feb. 2

Septura brass concert
Feb. 3

Snack Bowl
Feb. 4

Wartburg CHATS
Feb. 6

Summer camp fair
Feb. 7

Leadership and Service Award nominations due
Feb. 9

Unified Sports Day
Feb. 10

Student Senate elections
Feb. 16

Off-Campus Release applications due
Feb. 19

BIG Dream Gathering
Feb. 20

Dance Marathon FT5K race
March 17

Leadership and Service Award ceremony
March 17

RICE Day
April 12
 
Click here to view the full Wartburg events calendar.
 

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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.


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SPIRITUAL LIFE & CAMPUS MINISTRY
 
Upcoming Chapel services

Weekday 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. This week's schedule:

  • Monday, Jan. 29 – LeAnn Faidley, associate professor of engineering science
  • Wednesday, Jan. 31– Interfaith – Holly Hejlik ’15
  • Friday, Feb. 2 – Hailey Franzen ’18
  • Sunday, Feb. 4 – Meistersinger Band – Jami Goetz ’18
Youth group leader opening in Waverly
Trinity United Methodist Church in Waverly seeks a person to lead their high school youth group during the school year. Responsibilities include leading Wednesday night youth group, assisting with special group events, and mission projects. The leader will also be expected to attend one worship service a week and Sunday School. Position is 10 hours/week and candidates must be at least 20 years old. To apply, send a resume, references, and contact information to Ross Helgevold at triumc@gmail.com. The application deadline is Monday, Jan 29.
Seminary samplers 
Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago will offer three upcoming Seminary Samplers, scheduled for Feb. 24-26, March 19, and April 18. This is a time to meet current faculty and students, sit in on classes, and continue to discern how God is calling you into the world. For more information, go to www.lstc.edu/admissions.
Sanctuary on Wednesdays
Expect a relaxed time of Bible study, fellowship, worship band music, prayers, and communion. Sanctuary takes place at 9 p.m. each Wednesday evening in Chapel Commons (basement). Come by at 8:45 for snacks and conversation. This is a great way to center yourself in the midst of your busy week.
 
WARTBURG IN THE NEWS
 
Ian Coon '20 was featured in Waukee Living Magazine as the founder of the Iowa Student Learning Institute, a forum that helps empower high school students to speak out.  

"This Day Forward," a movie about Mike ’96 and Jennifer Johnson ’97 Jensen's continued faith despite a life-changing diagnosis, premiered in the Cedar Valley on Friday, Jan. 19, as reported by KWWL. The film was directed by Brian Ide ’96

Sarah Lacina ’96 will attempt to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents as part of the World Marathon Challenge, the Cedar Rapids Gazette reported. 

Lindy Winterscheidt Zars ’02 talked about her work as director of marketing strategy and communication for VGM & Associates and in the community as part of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier's 20 Under 40 series. 
 
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