Monday, October 21

3:00 - 4:15 PM - Kent Barnds & Sue Standley present "How Financial Aid Works"
Wilson Center

5:30 - 7:00 PM - "Creation in the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Traditions" presented by Stephen Russell, Cyrus Zargar and Pastor Priggie
Founders Hall Basement Lounge

Tuesday, October 22

10:45 AM - Voice Seminar
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Greg Aguilar, Multicultural Services
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Research Seminar presented by Greg Domski "Molecular Bushwhacking: Design and Synthesis of Novel Donor Functionalized Mono- and Bisimidazolium Salts, Their Corresponding Ruthenium (II) and Palladium (II) Complexes, and Applications to Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenation"
Hanson Hall of Science 305

2:00 PM - Frieze Lecture Series: Globalism's Impact, presented by Peter Kivisto
Free admission. Coffee and conversation following the lecture.
Rock Island Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, IL

4:00 - 4:30 PM - Sign Language Table (Intermediate)
Center for Student Life, Sitting area outside of multipurpose room, 4th floor

4:30 - 5:30 PM - New Faculty Mentoring Circle - "Diversity and Student Learning"
Gävle Room (Multipurpose Room 1), Center for Student Life

4:30 - 5:00 PM - Sign Language Table (Beginners)
Center for Student Life, Sitting area outside of multipurpose room, 4th floor

6:30 PM - Regional Genealogy Resources, presented by the Vice President of the Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society
Thomas Tredway Library, Special Collections

8:00 PM - Piano Faculty Recital: Rob Elfline, Mary Neil and Charles Schmidt play works by Claude Debussy, Michael Ippolito and Sergei Rachmaninoff
Free admission
Centennial Hall

Wednesday, October 23

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Campus Ministries Noontime Conversation
"What it means to teach and work, live and learn at Augustana as a Lutheran College"
Grab your lunch in the dining room or bring your own lunch bag. Chaplains Richard Priggie and Kristen Glass-Perez, along with Jason Mahn lead a meaningful conversation about "Reality"
Gävle Room (Multipurpose Room 3), Center for Student Life

Thursday, October 24

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Technology Fair and Showcase
Gävle Multi-Purpose Roo, Center for Student Life

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Employee Service Awards
Olin Auditorium

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - A Conversation with Evelyn Campbell, Mark Anderson and Christina Lorge-Grover
Wilson Center

11:30 AM - 12:20 PM - The Salon, with Heidi Storl and Ian Harrington
Brew by the Slough

5:30 - 7:00 PM - Hallowdreen
Andreen Hall

6:00 - 7:00 PM - Texas Medical Center Program informational meeting
Old Main Forum

7:00 PM - Seed Preservation Workshop
Hanson Hall of Science 322

7:30 - 9:30 PM - Day of the Dead Free Mexican Treats
Casa Latina, Black Culture House, Asian Pagoda House. Altars also in Ascension Chapel, CSL, and Erickson

Friday, October 25

4:00 PM - Friday Converstion - "Where is Everybody?: Study Abroad, Faculty and New Opportunities" presented by Allen Bertsche
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Wilson Center

7:00 PM - Augie's Top Voice, featuring Heywire & Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Tickets $3 in advance; $5 at the door
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:30 PM - The Marriage of Figaro, a comedy in five acts directed by Jennifer Popple
Tickets are $11 for general public and $9 for senior citizens, students and Augustana faculty/staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

8:00 PM - Augustana Jazz Ensemble Concert
Free admission
Centennial Hall

Saturday, October 26

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

7:30 PM - The Marriage of Figaro, a comedy in five acts directed by Jennifer Popple
Tickets are $11 for general public and $9 for senior citizens, students and Augustana faculty/staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

8:00 PM - UNYK Multicultural Dance Troupe Fall Show
Centennial Hall

Sunday, October 27

1:30 PM - The Marriage of Figaro, a comedy in five acts directed by Jennifer Popple
Tickets are $11 for general public and $9 for senior citizens, students and Augustana faculty/staff
Potter Theatre, Bergendoff Hall

2:00 PM - Quad City Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks II
Conductor Mark Russell Smith, Sarah Shafer, sporano, and Joel Fan, piano
Ticket Price $8 - $51; call (563) 322-7276 for tickets
Centennial Hall

7:00 PM - Voice Recital performed by Silvia Ramirez-Bertolasi and Brian Jozwiak
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

Volume 12, Issue 9 - October 21, 2013

Faculty Development

Reminders:


There are still a few slots available for the November 12th Writing Retreat! Email MaryKoski@augustana.edu if you are interested. Lunch will be provided.

Applications for the position of the Director for the Center for Faculty Enrichment are due  November 15, 2013.This position will come with a nine-credit course release. Responsibilities will include working with the Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and other relevant areas to create a new Center for Faculty Enrichment, where faculty development efforts will include but not be limited to that of teaching and learning.  If you are interested, please submit a current CV and letter of interest to SherryDocherty@augustana.edu. Evaluation of applications will be based on demonstrated interest in faculty development efforts broadly defined, interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), previous engagement and experience in such activities, and excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills. The position will begin Fall 2014.

Grants proposals for Blended Learning and Connections grants are due to the Office of Academic Affairs byMonday, November 18th, 2013. Decisions will be announced by December 20th, 2013. The proposed blended learning courses are expected to run during the 2014-15 or 2015-16 academic years.

Coming soon...  Look for information about a Faculty Development Academy in Advising!