Monday, January 30

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Sabbatical/Pre-Tenure Paid Leave Report Presentations
Lisa Seidlitz presents "CH stands for cheese, right? A SOTL study of a Swiss culture class" and Dara Wegman-Geedey presents (TBA)
Wilson Center 

5:00 PM - Faculty Research Proposals DUE

Tuesday, January 31

REGISTRATION FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Forum on Faculty Handbook
Olin Auditorium 

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Rebecca Kasa '12
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

4:30 - 5:30 PM - Ekklesia Study Group
Old Main 121

5:00 PM - After Hours Prose and Poetry
Tredway Library, Room 518 

8:00 PM - Voice Faculty Recital
The program will feature an eclectic array of styles, composers and works.
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, February 1

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

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Faculty, Staff & Administrators' Bible Study
New Bible Study Series: "Justice for the Poor" featuring a 10-minute DVD introduction to each of the six sessions by Jim Wallis, editor-in-chief of Sojourners Magazine."
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

4:00 PM - Diversity in the Classroom ACTL Workshop
3:45 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center 

7:00 PM - Hispanic Film Festival: The Sky Turns
El Cielo Gira (The Sky Turns) covers a year in the life of a tiny village in northern Spain. After a 35-year absence, director Mercedes Alvarez returns to her native village. She was the last child born there, and now only 14 aged inhabitants remain (not rated).
Free Admission
Hanson Hall of Science 102 

Thursday, February 2

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
Hanson Science 102

11:30 or 12:00 or 12:30 - I Heart Augustana Cadaver Lab
See Announcements for more information
Hanson Science 109 

7:00 PM - "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War"
Steve Warren will lead this fourth session on the American Civil War.
For details or to register and obtain copies of program materials, visit 2nd fl. reference desk or call 309.524.2470. Free admission.
Moline Public Library, 3210 41st Street, Moline, Illinois  

Friday, February 3

3:45 - 4:45 PM - Life as a Geoscientist in the 21st Century presented by Susan Hippler '86
Susan will talk with the Udden Geology Club about the science done by Exxon in its efforts to supply the world with oil and gas
Swenson Hall of Geosciences 106 

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Making History in Chicago, presented by President Steve Bahls
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor

7:00 PM - Honors Scholarship Recital
Music faculty will present a brief recital of diverse repertoire for a variety of instruments
Free admission
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

7:30 PM - "How I Learned to Drive", a play about one young woman's complicated relationship with her uncle
Jennifer Popple, director
Recommended for junior high and older. Tickets are $11 for the public, $9 for senior citizens and students. Order tickets.
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

8:00 PM - Jazz Ensemble Concert
The Augustana Jazz Ensemble plays a wide range of jazz big band repertoire
Free admission
Centennial Hall 

Saturday, February 4

4:00 PM - Augustana Four Choirs Concert
Cantilena Augustana, Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Jenny Lind Vocal Enemble, and Ascension Singers perform works by various composers and styles
Free admission
Centennial Hall

5:00 - 7:00 PM - 10th International Food Festival
Tickets are $12,50; $7 for children under 10. No tickets will be sold at the door
College Center Dining Room 

7:30 PM - "How I Learned to Drive", a play about one young woman's complicated relationship with her uncle
Jennifer Popple, director
Recommended for junior high and older. Tickets are $11 for the public, $9 for senior citizens and students. Order tickets
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

Sunday, February 5

1:30 PM - "How I Learned to Drive", a play about one young woman's complicated relationship with her uncle
Jennifer Popple, director
Recommended for junior high and older. Tickets are $11 for the public, $9 for senior citizens and students. Order tickets
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

2:00 PM - Low Brass Studio Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Volume 9, Issue 20 - January 30, 2012

Community Engagement Center (CEC)

 

10th Annual International Food Festival
This Saturday, February 4, 2012
5:00 PM
College Center Cafeteria

The food event of the season, with dishes from around the globe, the International Food Festival celebrates our international campus and our connections to peoples and places far from Rock Island. Tickets are $12.50 each and are now on sale through the Augie Ticket Office. Last year over 500 people attended, so book your seats now!

International Food Festival

 


 

Augustana's International Food Festival Cookbook For Sale

In celebration of the 10th year for the International Food Festival, the recipes from this great annual event are available to all for the first time. Included are dishes from the IFF as well as new recipes from Augustana faculty, staff, food services and our international students. Cookbooks are $10 each and funds support our community of international students at Augustana. Cookbooks are now available for pick up. Checks & cash accepted at the International and Off-Campus Programs offices inside the CEC in Sorensen Hall.

 


 

Internship Information- Delivered Directly to the Classroom

Organizations expect to increase internship hiring by approximately 7% this year. Those organizations reported that they will draw approximately 40% of their new college hires from their internship program.
-National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 2011 Internship and Co-op Survey

The Internship Office is currently scheduling 10-15 minute classroom presentations to raise awareness of internship resources and increase student participation in internship opportunities. Please contact Erin Leifker, Internship Advisor, 794-7339 if you are interested in scheduling a brief presentation, at the beginning or end of class, for your students. Internships are great opportunities and we want to see Augustana students benefit from an experience!

In addition, if you have classes you are planning to cancel please let us know, we would be happy to use the time to present or tailor a presentation to the needs of your students.

Augie Hub, a campus wide system, connects students with jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. Currently there are 426 opportunities available to Augie Students local and nationwide. Encourage your students to log in and use this valuable resource.

 


 

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

2011 Internship and Co-op Survey

The Internship Office is currently scheduling 10-15 minute classroom presentations to raise awareness of internship resources and increase student participation in internship opportunities. Please contact Erin Leifker, Internship Advisor, 794-7339 if you are interested in scheduling a brief presentation at the beginning or end of class for your students. Internships are great opportunities and we want to see Augustana students benefit from an experience! In addition, if you have classes you are planning to cancel please let us know, we would be happy to use the time to present or tailor a presentation to the needs of your students.

 


 

Augie Hub

Augie Hub, a campus wide system, connects students with jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. Currently there are 172 opportunities available to Augie Students local and nationwide. Encourage your students to log in and use this valuable resource.

 


 

Wondering how to help your students who are waffling on their major?
Not sure how to get advisees from undecided to decided?

Send them to us!

This year, we in Career Development  have reviewed and updated our offering of career assessment tools. FOCUS is gone, but we have a great set of new tools for a diverse set of student needs. We' love to talk with any student who falls in the "I think I know, but I'm not sure" category or even the "I have so many options but have no clue how to decide" category.

Many times, students need more information about themselves before they can confidently make a decision. That's why we have tools to help students learn more about their...

Questions or comments, contact Karen Eilers, Director of Career Development x7578.