Monday, March 7

7:30 AM - Classes Begin

4:00 PM - State of the College Address - President Bahls
Olin Auditorium
A second session will be held at 9:00 AM March 14th in the same location

4:30 PM - Deadline to submit "Making Learning Visible" pre-registration form to Ellen Hay - see Announcements

8:00 PM - Tian Kong Choir
The Tian Kong Choir is an all-female ensemble known for its high level of precision, musicality, and original interactive performance style.They hosted the Augustana Choir in China in 2005. In addition to a solo performance, they will join the Augustana Choir on Aaron Copland's A Promise of Living.
Centennial Hall

Tuesday, March 8

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Andy Ehrhardt '11
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

4:00 PM - Fat Tuesday Reception
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

6:30 - 8:30 PM - Swenson Center Book Circle
Please join the Swenson Center for their new book circle! On Tuesday, March 8, Part 1 (the first three chapters) of the book Swedish Oregon by Lars Nordstrom will be discussed. The Swenson Center will provide copies for anyone interested in attending. RSVP to ChristinaJohansson@augustana.edu for a copy of Part 1
Swenson Center, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, March 9

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
CEC Conference Room, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

9:30 PM - Ash Wednesday & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

Thursday, March 10

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation - Jeanie Knigin: "A World of Opportunity"
Centennial Hall

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
Hanson Hall of Science 102

Friday, March 11

All Day - Augustana Choir Concert and Reception
The Augustana Choir's 2011 Home Concert. A reception for alumni, parents, and friends will follow
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 N. Brady St., Davenport, Iowa

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations - 6/35 Committee Presentation
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Augustana Choir Tour Home Concert
A wide variety of choral works by various composers from regional, national, and international backgrounds
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 N. Brady St., Davenport, Iowa

Saturday, March 12

All Day - Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition
2010 is the 35th year for this juried competition of local artists working in various media
Centennial Hall

8:00 PM - Augustana Symphonic Band Tour Home Concert
Centennial Hall

Sunday, March 13

No events scheduled

Volume 8, Issue 21 - March 7, 2011

Grants

The Faculty Research Committee
solicits proposals for
Sabbatical Leave Grants and Summer Research Stipends

Nature of these research grants (see Faculty Handbook for details):

There are two available Sabbatical Leave Grants

There are two available Summer Research Stipends

In the context of the top two bulleted items above, any faculty member with academic rank who is full-time faculty, joint appointment faculty, adjunct or part-time faculty, are eligible. This includes librarians, coaches, or appointees to concurrent administrative positions with rank.

Guidelines and selection process of the proposals (see Faculty Handbook for details):

1) Five page maximum proposal with itemized budget

2) Proposal must include:

3) Criteria used by committee to rate proposals: eligibility, clarity of presentation, appropriate budget prediction, prospects for publication or public attention, applicant's qualifications

4) Expectation for funded work:

Please send your proposal by e- mail attachment if at all possible (otherwise six hard copies) by 5:00 PM on March 14, 2011 to Mary Koski in the Dean's Office. Expected date of award announcements: March 25, 2010. Direct questions to any member of the committee: David Arbesú, Ian Harrington, Margaret Morse, Jamie Nelson, Pat Shea, or Jim van Howe.