This week in brief

Monday, April 28
4:00 PM Winter LS Meeting
Founders Hall Basement Lounge

Tuesday, April 29
11:30 11:50 AM Reflections Katie Hanson, English
Ascension Chapel, Founders

8:00 PM Student Recital
Wallenberg Hall

Wednesday, April 30
2:00 PM Walk-in Hour with Jeff
Founders Hall, 116

3:45 – 5:00 PM – Teaching Circle – What to do on Your Summer Vacation: Rethinking and Redesigning Courses
Wilson Center

7:00 – 8:00 PM – Workshop for Students: Writing a Research Paper
Reading/Writing Center

8:00 PM – Flute & Clarinet Choirs
Wallenberg Hall

9:30 PM – Wednesday Evening Prayer & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall

Thursday, May 1
No Convocation

10:30 AM – Teaching Circle – What to do on Your Summer Vacation: Rethinking and Redesigning Courses
Dahl Room

Friday, May 2
3:30 – 5:00 PM – Friday Conversations
Doug Nelson and Ritva Williams
Wilson Center

8:00 PM – Seniors Recital
Wallenberg Hall

Saturday, May 3
8:00 PM – Student Recital
Wallenberg Hall

Sunday, May 4
10:30 AM Sunday Morning Worship
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall

5:00 PM Sunday Catholic Mass
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall

Volume 5, Issue 28• April 28, 2008


Independent Scholars’ Evening – May 1– The Moline Club

“Effective Communication and Public Speaking”, featuring keynote speaker, Fred McKee.  Fred McKee is a mentor and coach in public speaking and has 20 years of experience as a Toastmaster, having attained the Advanced Toastmaster Bronze Level.

Doors open at 6:30 PM.  The session begins at 7:00 PM. Event is held at The Moline Club, 1530 Fifth Avenue, Moline.  (309) 762-8547.  Doors to The Moline Club entrance, located off 16th Street in Moline, will be open.

Independent Scholars’ Evenings are sponsored by the QC Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions and is free and open to the public.  Please click here for information in Independent Scholars’ Evenings and other events. 


You are invited to submit a paper or panel proposal for presentation at the 73rd Annual Meeting of The Association of Lutheran College Faculties, “Me, Myself and Identity—The Self in the 21st Century” to be held October 3-5, 2008 at Concordia University-Chicago, River Forest, IL.  Presentations are invited on the themes of:

  1. How we Know: Advances in Brain Research in Development, Learning and Cognition (Keynote address)
  2. Know Thyself – Current Commentary on Questions of Mind and body, Faith and Reason.
  3. Know My Voice – emerging Worldviews and the Mission of Lutheran Christian Higher Education.

All faculty and staff who teach or work at a Lutheran college, or Lutheran faculty members teaching at any college or university, are invited to submit a paper or panel proposal for consideration. Please submit abstracts/papers or specifics of panel topics by June 6, 2008 to:  O. John Zillman, ALCF President, Concordia University-Chicago, 7400 Augusta Street, Box 82K, River Forest, IL 60305, (708) 209-3009, click here to email.

Mark your calendars for the Fall Faculty Retreat to be held August 18-19, 2008.