Monday, April 18

Filing Deadline for 2010 Income Tax Returns

Deadline to register for Making Learning Visible Conference

2:30 PM - "Singular Value Decomposition: The Geometry of High Dimensional Data"
presented by Dr. Bruce Rogers, Visiting Assistant Professor, Duke University
Olin 201

Tuesday, April 19

10:45 AM - Voice Seminar
Larson Hall, Bergendoff Building

11:30 - 11:50 AM - Tuesday Reflection - Interfaith Worship Service
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Food Reads
Readings are available on Moodle: Library/Food Reads/enrollment key: "food"
Tredway Library, Room 518

7:00 PM - "Eating Alaska" - Documentary film by Ellen Frankenstein
in celebration of Earth Week. The film follows the filmmaker's search for a sustainable, healthy and ethical meal. Viewing followed by discussion with the filmmaker.
Free admission
Olin Auditorium

8:00 PM - Student Composition Recital
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Wednesday, April 20

10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
CEC, Sorensen Hall, 1st floor

12:00 PM - Lunch 'n Learn, Assessing Our Food Choices
Learn amazing facts about the Nu Val Nutritional Scoring System presented by Hy-Vee dietitian, Dawn Blocklinger.
Bring your own brown bag sandwich. Side dishes and desserts will be provided. You must RSVP to reserve a spot for this event
Board Room, College Center, 2nd floor

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Bible Study Group
led by Pastor Priggie, for faculty, staff and administrators
Bring your lunch, and a Bible
Chicago Room, College Center

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Beginning Access Workshop
Olin 105

7:00 PM - Senior Legacy Wine and Cheese Reception
Faculty and staff are invited to honor the senior class for their hard work and accomplishments
Abbey Station, 3031 5th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois

Thursday, April 21


10:30 - 11:30 AM - Convocation - "Chasing Chiles: Place-Based Food and Climate Change" by Gary Paul Nabhan
Centennial Hall

4:30 - 5:30 PM - After Hours Poetry and Fiction
Phi Beta Kappa Room, Tredway Libarary

6:00 PM - Easter Recess Begins (No classes. Campus offices closed Friday and open Monday)

7:00 - Egypt, Athens, Rome - and Us: Five Millennia of Connections Through Art
presented by Emil Kramer
Figge Art Museum, 225 West 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa


Friday, April 22

No events scheduled

Saturday, April 23

8:00 PM - Easter Vigil
Ascension Chapel, Founders Hall, 2nd floor

Sunday, April 24

1:30 PM - Augustana Highlights Tour
Meet in the lobby for a guided tour of the Augustana exhibit, "Celebrating Ideas: Bridging Communities with Augustana's Liberal Arts Through the AGES," presented by students majoring in art history
Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd Street, Davenport, Iowa


Volume 8, Issue 27 - April 18, 2011

Community Engagement Center (CEC)

Student Awards

emerging leaders

On April 13, 2011 six members of the CEC, Dave Wrath and Evelyn Campbell attended The Women's Connection Emerging Women Leaders event. They were present to support the two Augustana student award winners, Kate Horberg and Courtney Jungnickel.


Summer Internships - FUNDING AVAILABLE!

As you speak with students and advisees about summer internships, please keep in mind that there is internship funding available through the Community Engagement Center. Augie Choice is available as well as various grants. Please encourage students to make an appointment with Johnna Adam, Director of Employer Relations and Internships, to discuss available options.

We do not want financial concerns to be an obstacle to a great internship experience!


Join your colleagues again on Wednesday at 9:30 AM in the new CEC space on the first floor of Sorensen 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!

Award made possible by the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Morris Geifman

Theme: A Response to the Holocaust

$300 Monetary Award

Submissions may include research papers, essays, plays, poetry, visual art or other creative expression. Written entries should be submitted by email to Bob Haak in Microsoft Word format. Please deliver other works, including visual works, to the Community Engagement Center between 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. ALL MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 1:00 PM on APRIL 26, 2011.