Monday, May 17

Final Exam Week

8:00 PM - Seniors' Poetry Reading
Graduating seniors Tom Nowak and Kevin Rach will give a poetry reading
Dahl Room, College Center

Tuesday, May 18

No Tuesday Reflections

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Sweet Escape from Stress
Active Minds and Center for Vocational Reflection are offering free snacks and drinks. Stop by and get a pick-me-up treat during finals week!
Tredway Library Atrium

3:00 - 4:30 PM - Farewell Reception for Jeremy Reed, Director of the Career Center
College Center Board Room

Wednesday, May 19

9:30 AM - Coffee and Conversations
Carlsson Evald Great Hall

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Wine and Cheese Appreciation Reception to Honor Administration, Faculty and Staff's Recruitment Efforts this Year
Wilson Center

9:30 PM - Evening Prayer & Holy Communion
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

Thursday, May 20

1:30 - 3:00 PM - Farewell Reception for Jeff Abernathy, Dean of the College
Wilson Center

Friday, May 21

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Faculty & Staff Appreciation Picnic on the Quad
(rain location:  College Center Cafeteria)

Saturday, May 22

1:00 PM - Senior Honors Convocation
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

2:30 PM - Old Fashioned Band Lawn Concert
Lawn in front of Bergendoff Hall

4:00 PM - Catholic Mass for Graduates
Ascension Chapel, 2nd floor, Founders Hall

8:00 PM - Augustana Music Festival Concert
Centennial Hall

Sunday, May 23

10:00 AM - Baccalaureate Service
Centennial Hall

12:45 PM - Closing Reception for the Senior Art Student Exhibition
Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments in the Art Museum
Centennial Hall

3:00 PM - Augustana College 150th Commencement
Dr. David Walton, 1998 alumnus, Keynote Speaker
iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline, Illinois

Volume 8, Issue 29 - May 17, 2010


Senior Honors Convocation
Saturday, May 22, 2010
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building
1:00 PM

Faculty and staff are invited to the Senior Honors Convocation on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 1:00 PM in Wallenberg Hall.   The ceremony will recognize academic and departmental honors for senior students, senior students in Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Delta, Lincoln Academic Student Laureate, Glen T. Seaborg Award, and SGA awards.  All participating faculty should be in academic regalia.  

2010 Augustana College Senior Studio Art Student Exhibition
May 8-22, 2010

Augustana College senior studio art majors present a cohesive body of their works. This process increases awareness of professional exhibition practices.

Closing Reception
Sunday, May 23, 2010
12:45 - 2:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public. Art Museum hours are noon to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

MONDAY & TUESDAY, AUGUST 16 & 17, 2010

ALCF Call for Papers
7th Annual Meeting of The Association of Lutheran College Faculties "Crossing & Crossroads"
October 1-3, 2010
Concordia University, Irvine, California

The 16th Annual Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference
Augsburg College, Minneapolis
Thursday, July 29 - Saturday, July 31, 2010

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Vocational & Education Program Unit has announced plans for this summer's annual "Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference." President Bahls would like to send three representatives from the College to this year's gather in Minneapolis, July 29-31, 2010.

Please read the following links, and let Kai Swanson know if you are interested.  Registration deadline is the end of June.

Bob Haak will be part of the conference's leadership.   He's taken part in several conferences (including the one Augustana hosted a couple years back) and would be pleased to answer any questions you might have.

Vocation Invitation

2010 Vocation Conference Registration

Vocation Conference Draft