Monday, October 17

11:30 AM - President Bahls presents State of the College update
Olin Auditorium

4:00 PM - End-of-term All LSFY Transitions Meeting
Wilson Center

4:00 PM - Sabbatical Report Presentation - Bo Dziadyk presents "The Augustana College Field Stations After 20 Years"
Hanson Hall of Science 102

4:30 PM - High School Chamber Choir Festival Mass Choir Concert
Free and open to the public
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Tuesday, October 18

10:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Nik Lehnert, '12
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Annual Frieze Lecture: Echoes of the Civil War, presented by Jane Simonsen
Jane speaks on the impact of the war on gender roles and will discuss how women participated in the Civil War, and the impact of war on the home front.
Coffee and conversation following presentation
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois

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

Wednesday, October 19

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

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group "What if Jesus Meant the Stuff He Said?"
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff, and administrators
Bring your lunch and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Stephen Page, saxophone
Free and open to the public
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Thursday, October 20

10:30 - 11:20 AM - Convocation: Tim Lomperis "The Making and Unmaking of a Cold Warrior in Vietnam: A Spiritual Odyssey"
Centennial Hall

10:30 AM - President Bahls presents State of the College update
Olin Auditorium

11:30 - 12:15 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
Hanson Hall of Science 102

5:00 PM - Saga's Alumni and Professor Reading
Cool Beanz Coffeehouse, 1325 30th Street, Rock Island, Illinois

7:00 PM - Rowen Schussheim-Anderson presents "Color, Pattern and Textiles" as part of the "Global Gathering: Brazil"
Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa

Friday, October 21

Homecoming

12:15 - 12:45 - "Light the Dome" Ice Cream Social
hosted by the Alumni Association Board of Directors
Stop by the front steps of the Tredway Library for your FREE scoop of ice cream

1:30 - 2:30 PM - CSD Lecture on Voice Therapy - Augustana graduate Janel Matousek Sullivan,
a speech-language pathologist, will be discussing voice therapy and sharing her experiences working with patients in a medical setting
Free admision
Hanson Hall of Science 103

7:30 PM - Augustana Theatre: Real Girls Can't Win
Scott Irelan, director
Recommended for junior high and oler
$11 general public; $9 senior citizens and students
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, 3701 7th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois

Saturday, October 22

10:15 - 11:15 AM - Homecoming Saturday Tour of Art Museum and Augustana College Studio
Art Faculty Exhibition
Centennial Hall

1:00 - 4:00 PM - Celebration for Ruth Ann Johnson's 25 years of teaching
Pop, beer and snacks provided. Cash bar for other beverages or food
River House Bar & Grill, 1510 River Drive, Moline, Illinois

7:30 PM - Augustana Theatre: Real Girls Can't Win
Scott Irelan, director
Recommended for junior high and oler
$11 general public; $9 senior citizens and students
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, 3701 7th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois

8:00 PM - Augustana Jazz Ensemble Concert
Centennial Hall

Sunday, October 23

2:00 PM - Augustana Theatre: Real Girls Can't Win
Scott Irelan, director
Recommended for junior high and oler
$11 general public; $9 senior citizens and students
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, 3701 7th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois

2:00 PM - Guest Artist - Arianna String Quartet
In remembrance of the 9/11 tradegy and its 10th anniversary, the quartet will perform Joan Tower's "In Memory" in addition to combining with Janina Ehrlich to perform the Quintet in C Major by Franz Schubert
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:00 PM - Student Recital - Cameron Carrara, tenor
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Volume 9, Issue 9 - October 17, 2011

Faculty News

As part of the "Global Gathering: Brazil" Rowen Schussheim-Anderson will present 'Color, Pattern and Textiles of Brazil' at the Bettendorf Public Library Thursday, October 20, 2011 at 7:00 PM.  Free and open to all.

 


 

Greg Tapis (Business Administration) was recently nominated and won the voting for the Program Chair Elect at the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference in Vail, Colorado. This is a six-year term which includes the following: one year as Program Chair Elect, two years as Program Chair, two years as President, and one year as Past President. He was also won the vote to continue in his role as Editor-in-Chief of the Rocky Mountain Law Journal, the journal associated with this regional chapter.  At the conference, Greg also won the 2011 Best Idea Award for his paper "The True Cost of Everyday Low Fares: Is it Time for Re-Regulation?".

Additionally, Greg Tapis was also informed that he is the recipient of the 2011 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Young Alumni Award which he will receive on Thursday, November 10, 2011.

 


 

Dara Wegman-Geedey is a member of the the Rock Island County Community Health Assessment Task Force this fall as part of a community-based effort to identify health priorities and coordinate programs that help citizens access healthcare and prevention initiatives. Dara is also serving as an abstract reviewer for the upcoming Research on

Teaching & Learning: Integrating Practices conference to be held at McMaster University in Ontario in December 2011.

 


 

Celebrating 25 years at Augustana: Dr. Ruth Ann Johnson. The Psychology Department would like to invite you as they celebrate Dr. Ruth Ann Johnson's 25 years of teaching at Augustana. The party is in honor of Ruth Ann, but alums are also invited to attend. We hope to see many familiar faces at the gathering. RSVPs are appreciated.

Saturday, October 22, 2010 (Homecoming weekend)
1:00 - 4:00 PM
River House Bar & Grill, 2nd floor, 1510 River Drive, Moline

Pop, beer and snacks provided. Cash bar for other beverages or food.