Center Stage Series: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.
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To: The Luther College Community
From: The Presidential Search Committee
As the holiday season approaches, the Search Committee would like to express our gratitude for your engagement and trust as we continue the search process to call the 10th President of Luther College. We have met with several individuals with whom we are enthusiastically continuing discussions, and our committee is enlivened by their potential leadership for Luther. The committee continues to be available at firstname.lastname@example.org. We greatly appreciate the feedback that has been provided to date, and will continue to keep the Luther community informed as the process moves forward.
Residence halls will close Thursday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. for Christmas break. Dieseth, Miller, Baker Village, College Apartments, and all college-owned houses are open during the break; all other residence halls will be locked. Students staying on campus during any part of the Christmas break (except shuttle riders) will need to register with the Residence Life office before Friday, December 13. Only registered students will have IDs activated for access to Towers. The residence halls will reopen for J-term on Saturday, January 4 at 10:00 a.m.
Luther College invites the Decorah community to celebrate at "Christmas in the Union" from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, in the Dahl Centennial Union. Festive activities, a movie and pictures with Santa will be happening during the event. A holiday dinner will be at 5-7:30 p.m. The Luther College Book Shop will have storewide discounts throughout the day. Participants can vote and bring in an ugly sweater and ornament to display at the Book Shop.
This year's Kwanzaa Festival Celebration will be held December 13-14. On Friday, December 13th, chapel in the CFL will feature candle lighting and Anthony Howard and Cole Jessen doing spoken word. On Saturday, December 14th, there will be a festival in Peace Dining 4:00-6:00, including a buffet style meal, performances, remembrances, lighting of the candles, and libation. Tickets are available at the Ticket Office and Diversity Center until December 12th. Students: Meal swipe + $5; Adults: $12.
Interested in being one of Luther's 2014 Peace Scholars? Two students will be awarded this study opportunity in Norway June 16 - August 1. All program fees, including academic credit, room and board are covered. An info session will be held Thurs, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. in the Mott Room in the Union, hosted by 2013 scholars Maggie Steinberg and Cate Anderson. Application requirements and more information available at peacescholars.wordpress.com or by contacting Karen Martin-Schramm, KMS@luther.edu.
Are you a Luther student who has always wanted to try radio? KWLC is holding auditions for J-term and spring semester shows. No previous radio experience needed! Auditions are being held next week (12/9-12/11). Come down to the basement of the union to sign up for a time to audition! Great music, friends, and radio await! See Facebook.com/KWLCradio for further information.
The Counseling Service is sponsoring tabling for the White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) on December 9 & 10 outside Marty’s starting at 5:15 pm. WRC is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity. The WRC asked men to wear white ribbons as a pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women and girls.
All users of Legends Fitness Center MUST have a change of shoes to work out. People coming without the change of shoes will be sent away. Thank you for helping us keep our facility clean.
The Center for Sustainable Communities and Dining Services are excited to announce the Cafeteria to Community Program. This new program works to get food into the homes of those who may need it. For more information go to http://www.luther.edu/sustainability/food/regional/caftocommunity/. Volunteers are crucial for the success of this program! The program is currently seeking student, staff, faculty and community member volunteers for J-term and Spring Semester.
MASSAGE: Reduce stress leading into finals with a massage on campus. $30 for 1/2 hour, $40/hour for students at Health Service 8-5, M-F. Call Health Service to schedule an appointment (387.1045
Happy Holidays from Aynah, Luther’s student organization for cooperative development. Aynah (eye-nuh) works to empower communities and alleviate poverty worldwide in an environmentally and culturally sensitive way through cooperative enterprises. In 2012, we raised $20,000 to establish an irrigation system and farmers’ cooperative in rural Ethiopia, bringing new opportunities to sixty poor farmers. Your donation or purchase will support our next community partner: an aspiring textile workers’ cooperative in Argentina. To order COOKIES contact : email@example.com or 515-779-3868.
Habitat for Humanity will be selling gingerbread house kits to raise money for their service trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Each kit is $10. The kit will include gingerbread, twizzlers, frosting, and candies to decorate. Kits will be ready to pick up to by Friday, December 13th. To order one, either email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the table between December 2-6th from 9-11am or 5-7pm next to Marty's.
A campus programming reminder to all that Tuesday, December 9 through Sunday, December 14 is considered Finals Prep Week and is intended to provide additional space for students to prepare for tests, papers, and finals. These six days are set aside for academic preparation for finals, and Luther does not schedule public events during this time--including student led events. Exceptions include only athletic events, social gatherings, Christmas in the Union, and Kwanzaa.
The Luther College Book Shop will host book signing sessions with authors Dick Edwards and Jim McCaffrey from 10 a.m. to noon and 4-5 p.m. respectively, Saturday, December 7, in the Luther College Book Shop in Dahl Centennial Union. Dick Edwards will sign book copies from 10 a.m. to noon, and Jim McCaffrey will sign book copies from 4-5 p.m
For improved data security, on Thursday, December 26, 2013, LIS is limiting off-campus access to information on H drives -- space for storing electronic files on Luther's servers. For more information, visit H drive Changes Coming.
Christmas at Luther Parking Notice
Special parking regulations in effect through Sunday, December 8, 5:00 p.m.
The Valders parking lot will be converted to a Handicapped Only lot. Alternative staff parking includes the Library lot, Farwell lot, Regents lot and the roadway from Valders out to College Drive. The lots adjacent the CFL will also be designated as Handicapped Only for the performances but will be available for normal usage during the day until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday through Sunday.
Student vehicles must be removed from the Library, Jenson and City Pool lots. Alternative parking areas for these days include Regents lot, Farwell lot and the Dike Road.
Commuter students, with the proper permit, may park in the Commuter designated row in the Library lot from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, 12-5 and Friday 12-6. Students may not park in Faculty Staff or Visitor areas during these nights. Any vehicle parked out of compliance is subject to a $25 fine under the Luther College Parking Regulations.
Please direct any questions regarding this special event parking to Campus Security at 387-2111.