Monday, September 24

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Nizhny Novgorod Institute meeting for faculty
Augustana has an agreement of cooperation with the Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management & Business (NIMB) in Russia. Faculty are invited to join Dr. Olga Ponomareva and Dr. Liudmila Lazareva to talk about research collaboration with NIMB,  including possible publication and participation in conference presentations at NIMB
Olin 105 

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Faculty Meeting
Wilson Center 

7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series:  "Rome: Season 1, Episode 4: Stealing from Saturn"
Free admission
Hanson Hall of Science 102

Tuesday, September 25

8:30 AM -Blue & Gold Certification: Moodle Basics
RSPV to Shawn Beattie x7647
Olin 109 

9:15 AM - Salon
Dr. Norm Moline will join us as we discuss tourism, globalization, and local cultures, with special attention to the cases of Hawaii and Appalachia. (Background material is present on our Moodle page: scroll down until you see "Students" -- click there and you'll see the Salon page.)  
Black Culture House 

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Eric Pease, '13
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Enrollment, admission and financial assistance session: "Shifting sand, leaking funnels and stealth applicants: A discussion of contemporary trends in student recruitment and the modern-day funnel"
Feel free to bring your lunch
Olin 304 

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Russia as a Market
Dr. Olga Ponomareva and Dr. Liudmila Lazareva, from the Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management & Business (NIMB) in Russia present.
Olin 109 

8:00 - 9:00 PM - Voice Seminar
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Wednesday, September 26

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Enrollment, admission and financial assistance session: "What happens in Seminary Hall: A discussion of Augustana's recruitment and admissions practices and processes"
Feel free to bring your lunch
Olin 304 

12:00 - 12:50 PM - Weekly Bible Study for Faculty, Staff, Administrators
"Adventures of the Promise", tracking God's promises to Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and asking how those promises intersect with our lives. Bring a Bible if you can. Bring your lunch if you wish.
Chicago Room, College Center 

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
John Deere Lecture Hall

Thursday, September 27

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM - Symposium Day: What does it mean to be a citizen? The first of three all-campus Symposium Days will address the topic of civic engagement. Paul Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen, will present a keynote address at 10:30 AM.

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center 

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Dr. Reuben A. Heine, associate professor of geography, will speak on "Learning From Levees: How They Affect Water Levels," at the Upper Mississippi River Conference. The conference runs Sept. 26-28, sponsored by River Action,  with the support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
$149 conference fee
Stoney Creek Inn, 101 18th Street, Moline, Illinois

4:30 PM - Faculty Research Forum
4:00 PM - Refreshments
Dahl Room, College Center 

7:00 PM - Independent and International Film Series: "Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom"
Olin Auditorium 

Friday, September 28

10:00 - 11:00 AM - Blue & Gold Certification: Basic Mac Instruction
RSVP to Kristina Jansson x7476
Sorensen 104 

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Enrollment, admission and financial assistance session:  "A look behind the curtain: A discussion of financial assistance and how financial assistance influences recruitment and enrollment"
Feel free to bring your lunch
Olin 304

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Blue & Gold Certification: Basic Mac Instruction
RSVP to Kristina Jansson x7476
Sorensen 104 

4:00 PM - Friday Conversation - "What the Best College Students Do"
presented by Mindi Mull
3:30 PM -Refreshments
Wilson Center

1:00 and 7:30 PM - Ballet Quad Cities presents "Dracula"
Renowned artist Domingo Rubio will dance the lead role in Ballet Quad Cities performance of "Dracula." Deanne Carter, the ballet's resident choreographer, created the choreography and music collage for the performances. The ballet loosely follows Bram Stoker's "Dracula."  
For ticket information, please call 309-786-3779
Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1800 7th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 

Saturday, September 29

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Students of Dr. Richard C. Anderson (1930-2009) will present a symposium of talks on geology in honor of his life, teaching, work and the impact he had on students.
John Deere Planetarium & Carl Gamble Observatory, John Deere Lecture Hall 

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Fall Visit Day
Carver Center 

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Jordbruksdagarna (Agriculture Days)
The Henry County village of Bishop Hill celebrates its agrarian heritage today and Sunday, featuring traditional 19th century harvest activities and demonstrations, hands-on activities, music, farm produce, vintage baseball, and Colony stew."  Bishop Hill was the site of a utopian religious community founded in 1846 by Swedish pietist Eric Janson (1808-1850) and his followers. Many consider the Jansonist emigration as the beginning of Swedish America.
Bishop Hill State Historic Site, 304 Bishop Hill Road, Bishop Hills, Illinois  

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Michelle Crouch, voice
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building 

Sunday, September 30

No events scheduled

Volume 10, Issue 6 - September 24, 2012

Community Engagement Center (CEC)

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND:  COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

Join your colleagues on Thursdays at 9:00 AM in the CEC space in Sorensen Hall for Coffee and Conversation. Talk to your colleagues and meet all the new faculty that have moved into Sorensen for the year. Enjoy a hot cup of Starbucks coffee ($1.50 for a 12 oz. cup of coffee, FREE for the first 10 people). Indulge in a sweet treat. Stop by as you are able. We look forward to seeing you Thursday!


AUGIE HUB

If you would like to access Augie Hub, our on-line career management system, go to Augie Hub and create an alumni account. Some have expressed concern about the volume of email blasts that they would receive if they register. First, there are very few email blasts that are sent to alumni. Second, you can opt out of all email communications in the privacy tab of your profile. Simiple select "no" to the first and third options. We are here to help you create an account. Please contact Lisa Slater, 309-794-7339 for assistance.  


Study Abroad Fair
Saturday, October 20
3:00 - 5:00 PM Olin Hall

If you have students asking about study abroad, thinking about study abroad or even just capable of repeating the words study abroad when spoken clearly, please be sure to let them know that October 20th is the day to find out about all of the programs being offered in 2013-2014.  Students will be able to meet with program directors, faculty and student participants from past years.  Information will be available on program costs, dates, courses, how to apply and how to get Augie Choice.   Whether it is a full term away (East Asia, Amsterdam, Denver, D.C. ), a Winter Term 5-7 week program (Australia, Holden Village), summer study (Dijon, Ecuador, Nicaragua, London), exchanges (Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, Sweden or Botswana) or courses with a travel component over break (Guatemala, Greece, Berlin, Russia) there are a lot of options for Augie students in 2013-2014.   The best way for your students and advisees to find out about any of our offerings is to attend the Study Abroad Fair.