This week in brief

Monday, October 29

No events scheduled.

Tuesday, October 30

10:45 a.m. - Student Recital-Various student musicians
Wallenberg Hall

Wednesday, October 31

3:45 p.m. refreshments/4:00 p.m. Teaching Circle Session: Research and Scholarly Work.   Tredway Library - North end, main floor.

Thursday, November 1

10:30 a.m.  Film excerpts from "The Power of Forgiveness."  - Centennial Hall

Friday, November 2

8:00 p.m. - Augustana Jazz Ensemble-(RESCHEDULE 11/7/07)
Centennial Hall

4:00 p.m. - Friday Conversations
(refreshments served at 3:30) Bob Tallitsch will discuss problem based learning. Wilson Center

Saturday, November 3

8:00 p.m. - Three Choirs Concert
Centennial Hall

Sunday, November 4

2:00 p.m. - Augustana Choir Concert
St. Paul 's Lutheran Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volume 5, Issue 9 • October 29, 2007

Center for Vocational Reflection

“Here We Stand: The Values of Augustana”

Tradition has it that on October 31, 1517 Martin Luther posted Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Thus began a long tradition of Lutherans taking public positions on issues as a way of sparking debate—and even reformation.

In the September 2007 issue of Acknowledge, Pres. Bahls made the comment:
"Now, in this new year, I’d like to suggest that we all be more intentional about the deeper questions of vocation. Who are we as a community of learners, teachers and fellow travelers? How does the mission of the college inform the way we do our work and the manner in which we relate to one another?"

 As a response to this call and in the tradition of public conversations, the Center for Vocational Reflection announces a series of conversations on the topic of “The Values of Augustana.” We are imagining these to be short presentations by faculty and staff exploring a value (or set of values) of Augustana and examining the implications of those values for Augustana at this point in our story. The CVR will provide the venue (south end of the library—until we outgrow the space), the snacks (coffee and the usual CVR goodies), and a small stipend for those who present their thoughts ($100—for a good book or two).

Contact Bob Haak in the CVR if you would like to present your thoughts in this series.