Monday, February 1

4:00 PM - Sabbatical Report:
Darrin Good presents "Developing Medical Service Learning in Nicaragua: A Multi-faceted Attack"
Wilson Center

Tuesday, February 2

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

11:30 -11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflections - Max Petersen, '10
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd Floor

7:30 PM - Second Ethnographic Film Festival:  "Reassemblage" by TRINH MINH- HA
And witness the life of Senegalese Villagers
Science Building, Room 304

8:00 PM - Faculty Recital - Christine Robertson, soprano
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, February 3

9:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Evald Hall

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study "Life's meaning and purpose"
Chicago Room, College Center
Bring your lunch if you wish. Bring your Bible, or there are extras to use.

7:00 PM - Piñero - The fourth entry in the 15th Hispanic Film Festival
In Spanish with English subtitles.  Free of charge.
Science Building Auditorium

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

Thursday, February 4

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Full Faculty Meeting
Olin Auditorium

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation: Dr. Cal DeWitt "What does the Bible and Science have to say about Caring for Creation?"
Centennial Hall

4:30 - 6:00 PM - Faculty Research Forum
Refreshments will be served
Dahl Room, College Center

5:30 PM - Rituals and Practices (prior RSVP needed)
Wilson Center

7:00 PM - The River Readings at Augustana: Richard Katrovas
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building
Prior to the reading, a Q & A open session will be held in the Library, Room 518, from 3:30-4:30 PM

7:00 PM - Center for Polar Studies Lecture Series:  "Ultima Thule: Archaeological Investigations in Northwest Greenland"
Dr. Christyann Darwent, University of California-Davis
John Deere Planetarium Lecture Hall

7:00 PM - Rêves de poussière (Dreams of Dust) - final feature of the annual French film fest
In French with English subtitles. Free of charge.
Olin Auditorium

Friday, February 5

4:00 PM - Friday Conversations: Working with Editors. Presented by: Molly Todd and Peter Kivisto
3:30 PM - Refreshments
Dahl Room, 2nd Floor, College Center

6:30 PM - Honors Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Saturday, February 6

1:30 PM - The Secret Garden (Theater)
$12 general, $10 seniors and students. 
Order tickets
Potter Theater, Bergendoff Hall

8:00 PM - Quad City Symphony with Handel Oratorio Society-Carmina Burana
Ticket price: $8 and up. Available only through Quad City Symphony

Sunday, February 7

10:30 AM - Sunday Morning Worship
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

2:00 PM - Quad City Symphony with Handel Oratorio Society-Carmina Burana
Ticket price: $8 and up. Available only through Quad City Symphony
Centennial Hall

5:00 PM - Sunday Catholic Mass
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

7:30 PM - The Secret Garden (Theater)
$12 general, $10 seniors and students.  Order tickets
Potter Theater, Bergendoff Hall





Volume 8, Issue 19 - February 1, 2010

Center for Vocational Reflection (CVR)

SENCER workshop
Thursday, February 4, 2010

The upcoming SENCER workshop day is soon approaching!

Augustana will welcome Dr. Marion Fass, SENCER representative and professor at Beloit College, to present and dialogue with us about civic engagement in our classrooms. She brings much experience and passion for bridging the content we teach with the impact it has outside the classroom. The day will include presentations from Dr. Fass, a convocation focusing on sustainability issues, a working lunch, and breakout sessions applying to Augustana's campus.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

8:30      Welcome and Introduction to SENCER (Board Room, College Center)
     (Continental breakfast included)

     Convocation (Centennial Hall)

     Dr. Cal DeWitt, UW professor of environmental studies
11:30      Working Lunch (Board Room, College Center)
1:00      Breakout Sessions I (various locations)
1:45      Break
2:00      Breakout Sessions II (various locations)

Please RSVP using this survey link:

Please contact Becca Poock if you have any questions or concerns,, x8287.

coffee and conversationCoffee and Conversations

Join your colleagues again on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Evald Great Hall for weekly Coffee and Conversation. Talk to your colleagues. 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 Wednesday!

PEACE CORPS at Augustana   peace corps symbol

Monday, February 8, 2010
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Room 18, Evald Hall

Informational session with video presentation.  For questions, please contact Daniel O'Rourke at 312.353.1213 or

sun imageCAMP FAIR

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
10:30 - 11:30 AM
College Center 2nd Floor Lobby

Camps from local communities and from out-of-state!  Summer employment available!

Friday, March 5, 2010
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Evald Hall

To reserve your place at the table, please contact Bob Haak, x8614.


For those of you who have signed up for the online book discussion of Dr. Christian Smith's new publication, "Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults", it starts the week of February 1st, reading a chaper per week, discussing it online, and concluding the 10th final chapter in mid-April. More details will follow.