Monday, January 17

4:00 - 5:00 PM - All LSFY Faculty Meeting "Teaching the Research Process in 10 Weeks or Less"
Wilson Center

5:00 PM - Deadline for submission of Faculty Research Grants
email to Mary Koski

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Interfaith Understanding Group
Free, and open to faculty, staff, administration
Loft, College Center, 2nd floor

6:30 PM - High School Honor Band Festival Finale Concert
Centennial Hall

Tuesday, January 18

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

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Food Reads
Four essays: M.F.K. Fisher "Three Swiss Inns," Joseph Wechsberg, "Demel's," Jane and Michael Stern, "Two For the Road: Havana, North Dakota," and Robert P. Coffin, "Night of Lobster." Readings are available on Moodle: Library/Food Reads/enrollment key "food"
518 Thomas Tredway Library

Wednesday, January 19

9:30 - 10:30 AM - Coffee and Conversation
Community Engagement Center, Sorensen Hall, 1st 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

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Contemporary Books Discussion Group "The Iliad"
Tom Banks, professor emeritus of classics, will lead a discussion of Homer's epic poem. The book is available for loan on a first-come basis at the Information Desk
Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, IA

4:00 - 5:00 PM - President's Open Office Hour
Founders Hall

4:00 PM - Tea Hour Series: "Plato: The First Feminist" presented by Emil Kramer
Thomas Tredway Library, 2nd floor

7:00 PM - Hispanic Film Festival: Lake Tahoe
Film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Rated R
Free admission
102 Hanson Hall of Science

Thursday, January 20

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Faculty Forum on Faculty Handbook
Hanson Hall of Science 102

10:30 - 11:30 AM - Being on the Job Market Workshop
Evald Great Hall

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Faculty Senate Meeting
102 Hanson Hall of Science

7:00 PM - River Readings: Trifles
The first River Readings presentation of 2011 will be a staged reading of the 1916 play "Trifles" by Davenport-born playwright Susan Glaspell.
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

7:00 PM - French Film Festival: The Wedding Song (Le Chant des Mariées)
Rated R. Free Admission. Shown with English subtitles
304 Hanson Hall of Science

Friday, January 21

4:30 PM - Deadline for Augustana Summer Student Research Fellowships Applications

7:30 PM - Augustana Percussion Ensemble Concert
Ensemble Room, Bergendoff Hall

Saturday, January 22

Sunday, January 23

2:00 PM - Guest Artist, Dave Camwell, saxophone, will perform works by Piazzolla, Peterson, Muczynski, and Gotkovsky
Wallenberg Hall, Denkmann Building

Volume 8, Issue 18 - January 17, 2011

Community Engagement Center (CEC)

Career Development

For those faculty members looking for assistance with helping students select a potential career path please direct them to the Career Development Office. We can help them learn of various career options, uncover employment opportunities, build resumes, cover letters, and personal statements, and find internships. We are located on the 1st Floor of Sorensen Hall and operate under normal business hours. Please contact our offices at your earliest convenience to learn more.

Internships: Spring & Summer

As you prepare for your advisement sessions, please consider speaking with your advisees about internships for spring term and over the summer. Internships are an excellent mechanism to help students

Our Internship Program is very flexible to accommodate a broad range of student goals and educational objectives. Internships may be full-time or part-time experiences. Students can earn between zero and nine credits for their experience. Additionally, there is Augie Choice and grant funding available to compensate students for certain internships.

Internship listings can be found at and The Internships Office has worked diligently to post internships exclusive to Augustana students. These opportunities can be viewed by visiting the website and following these instructions

Further, the Internships Office will work with students to create custom internships to suit a student's individual requirements.

Johnna Adam, Director of Employer Relations and Internships in the Community Engagement Center (CEC), is available to meet with students individually to guide them through the internship process. If you would prefer, Johnna is available to meet with classes and student groups as well. Appointments can be made by contacting the CEC at 309.794.7339 or e-mailing

Coffee & Conversation

Join your colleagues again on Wednesday at 9:30 AM in the new CEC space, 1st floor of Sorensen Hall for weekly Coffee and Conversations. 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!