Monday, March 12

4:00 PM -  Pre-tenure Paid Leave Report Presentations
Paul Croll presents: "Making Sense of Whiteness: From Invisibility to Colorblindness"
Nadia Novotorova presents: "The Influence of Attribute Wording on Product Preferences of Young Consumers in the U.S. and Russia: A Cross-Cultural Study"
Wilson Center 

7:00 PM - "Freedom Riders"
Free refreshments
Olin Auditorium 

Tuesday, March 13

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

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Michael Eisenberg webinar: "It Takes Librarians and Faculty: Using Project Information Literacy to Improve Student Research Skills"
Olin 304 

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

5:30 - 7:00 PM - "What Have You Always Wondered About Mormons?" with Van Symons
presented by Augustana Interfaith Understanding Group 
RSVP to Richard Priggie (for dinner count)
Founders Hall Basement Lounge 

8:00 PM - Navy Sea Chanters, the United States Navy's official chorus
Free, but tickets are required, with a limit of six per request
Centennial Hall 

Wednesday, March 14

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, 1st floor, Sorensen Hall

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Faculty, Staff & Administrators' Bible Study
Bible Study for faculty, staff, and administrators
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

4:00 PM - Film in Israel: "Beyond Stereotypes and Prejudice: Israel's Other Voice Through Films from the Southern Border"
Avner Faingulernt, Filmmaker, Sapir College, Israel
Hanson Hall of Science 102 

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Annual Tea Hour Series "Modesty: Rethinking an Ancient Virtue" by Laura Hartman
Evald Great Hall 

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Workshop by Michael Eisenberg:  "Improving Student Research in the Student Inquiry Curriculum"
Evald 17/18 

Thursday, March 15

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation: Michael Eisenberg "Are You Experienced? Do You Have What It Takes to Thrive in the Information Age?"
Centennial Hall 

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM - "To Infinity and Beyond" presented by Michael Starbird, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Texas, Austin
102 Hanson Hall of Science 

2:30 - 3:30 PM - "Geometric Gems" presented by Michael Starbird, Univ. of Texas, Austin
Olin 201 

3:30 - 4:30 PM - Interpreting the IDEA SRI Reports
Led by Lisa Allen and Amanda Baugous
Olin 202 

4:30 PM - Lecture: "Aesthetics for the 99% by Ruskin & Morris: Why You Should Read the Victorians"
presented by Owen S. Rogal, Professor of English, St. Ambrose University
Tredway Library, 2nd floor south
 

Friday, March 16

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation: Curriculum Reform Presentation/Discussion
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

8:00 PM - Augustana Gospel Choir Concert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Saturday, March 17

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM - Environmental Film Fest
Olin Auditorium 

3:00 PM - Swedish Culture Workshop
Activities such as: singing games and folk dances, cooking, crafts and language lessons.
$20 per person or $50 per family includes the workshop, dinner at 5:30 PM and evening Swedish/American dance party at 7:00 PM
Bishop Hill, 103 N. Bishop Hill Street, Bishop Hill, Illinois

4:00 PM - Student Recital - Emily Cochran, cello
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

8:00 PM - St. Patrick's Day Concert
Featuring Irish flute and harp pieces by Erin Freund and Janet Stodd, plus the Augustana Flute Choir
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

8:00 - 10:00 PM - Galumpha
Galumpha's three performers combine acrobatics, visual effects, physical comedy and inventive choreography
Centennial Hall 

Sunday, March 18

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Travel Reads Book Discussion:  The Shadow of Kilimanjaro
Great Hall, Evald 

Volume 9, Issue 24 - March 12, 2012

Community Engagement Center (CEC)

ProFair and Preparation Events

*** The CEC Would be happy to speak briefly (10 minutes) with your class or student group about ProFair. If you would like to schedule a visit, please contact Lisa Slater to make arrangements***


ProFair - Our students and alumni benefit from professional networking, sharpening interview skills and exploring career opportunities. This is not just for business and accounting students! Careers and internships in various disciplines as well as non-profit and government organizations will be represented. We encourage students at any point in their undergraduate education to attend. It's never too early to begin honing your professional skills. We have had students find their future employers at fairs during their sophomore year. Faculty are welcome as well. There will be a shuttle bus running in a continuous loop between Centennial Hall and the Rogolski Center. Limited parking is available on St. Ambrose Campus.

March 21, 2012
Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University
12:00 - 4:00 PM

 


 

Rock & Roll Resumes

A hands-on workshop to create a resume that ROCKS for ProFair, internship or job search

March 8, 2012
Sorensen Hall 137
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

 


 

A ProFair Success Story: Kevin Ryan - Augustana Alum Kevin Ryan will talk about finding his internship and ultimately his career at ProFair. Kevin is a 2009 grad who began his career as an intern with Northwestern Mutual after meeting representatives from the firm at ProFair. Kevin was named to the Top 10 List of Northwestern Mutual Interns in 2008 and was well on his way to a successful career when he joined the firm full time after graduation. He will also discuss careers in the financial services industry and opportunities with Northwestern Mutual.

March 13, 2012
College Center Board Room
11:15 AM- 12:15 PM

 


 

Resumania - Be prepared for ProFair! No appointment needed for 5 - 10 minute resume consultations conducted by Community Engagement Center staff. Students leave with a list of recommendations to improve their resume. Please encourage students to register on Augie Hub.

March 15, 2012 - College Center - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
March 19, 2012 - College Center - 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 


 

Take the Scare out of ProFair - Learn the ins-and-outs of networking at a career fair. Topics will include - everything from what to wear to working the room and much more! Please encourage students to register on Augie Hub.

March 18, 2012
Olin 305
4:00 - 5:00 PM

 


 

Spring On-Campus Interview Opportunities - The following companies will be on campus interviewing our students for the positions specified. All positions including application information are posted on Augie Hub. Stay tuned...more dates will be added!

• Trinity Logistics -
Business Analyst Intern - Majors: BUSN, ACCT, ECON, MATH, PHYS
Oracle Information Systems Intern - Majors: BUSN/MIS, CSC
Engineering - Supply Chain Intern - Majors: PHYS, ENG PHYS
Application Deadline: March 15, 2012 Interview Date: March 23, 2012

• ProFair Employers
Corrosion Fluid Products Corp. - Inside Sales Intern - Majors: ALL
Enterprise Rent-a-Car - Management Trainee & Summer Management Trainee Intern -
Majors: ALL
HNI Corporation - Intern & Entry Level Accounting, Finance & Engineering -
Majors: ACCT, BUSN, ENG PHYS, PHYS
Hy-Vee - Assistant Manager Trainees - Majors: ALL
Russell Construction - Marketing Intern - Majors: BUSN, COMM
Target Corporation - Executive Team Leader & Executive Team Leader Intern - Majors: ALL
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans - Financial Associate, Assistant Financial Associate & Financial Intern - Majors: ALL

** Employers will select candidates at ProFair to interview the next day (March 22nd). To have a resume pre-submitted to an employer apply through Augie Hub by March 15th. **

• McLaughlin Body - Accounting Intern - Majors: ACCT
Application Deadline: March 15, 2012 Interview Day: April 2, 2012