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

Grants

Augustana's Grants Website: http://www.augustana.edu/x10017.xml

 


 

 

Announcement of Faculty Grants and Request for Proposals
for Service-Learning and Vocational Reflection Course Development

Augustana's Service-Learning Office and Center for Vocational Reflection encourage and support members of the campus community in continually enriching the learning environment through meaningful reflection and service. We want to nurture commitment, understanding, and responsibility so that our graduates not only have successful careers, but also contribute to their communities and our society, and live life with intention, integrity and generosity in the context of the world around us.

Over the past decade through previous initiatives, Augustana faculty have successfully and creatively integrated vocation (i.e. how one's gifts, skills and talents intersect with the needs of the community) and service-learning into a variety of courses on campus. To build upon this work and momentum, we are now requesting proposals from faculty for further integration with two new course design grants - one for developing service-learning courses, and another for integrating vocational reflection. Both grants offer a $500 award ($250 distributed upon grant approval and $250 distributed upon the first day of the term the course is taught) for a faculty member's ongoing or to-be-developed course.

The Vocation Grant encourages students to relate their personal experiences, prior knowledge, and story, to both the course content as well as the student's self understanding and future direction. Funds might be used to identify or construct self-assessments, integrate autobiographical writing assignments, conduct interviews focused on journey, engage in minor service projects not eligible for the service-learning designation, and connecting ultimate meanings and the sacred into course discourse and writing.

The Service-Learning Grant provides an incentive for a faculty member to develop a proposal for a "Service-Learning Designated Course." Service-learning is "a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities" (National Service-Learning Clearinghouse). The community served, whether local or afar, must establish the objective of the service project.

*Individual courses are not eligible to receive both grants

Contact the CEC for grant applications, additional information, or for assistance in developing your application proposal.

Regards,


Ryan J. White
Director of the Center for Vocational Reflection
309.794.8287

Darrin Good
Professor of Biology
Director of Service-Learning and Leadership Initiatives
309.794.3438