Tuesday, Aug. 4

TUESDAY 8/4/15

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Iowa Private College Week

Luther College will participate in Iowa Private College Week, a week-long celebration encouraging prospective students to explore Iowa's 25 private colleges and universities. Prospective students and their parents are encouraged to come to Luther's campus and visit with professors, meet coaches, chat with current students and learn about academic and social opportunities Aug. 3-7. Faculty are invited to come interact with prospective students and their families at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Valders Concourse. Contact Kristin Padilla, 419-6994, if interested in helping out.

TIAA-CREF counseling sessions

TIAA-CREF announces individual counseling sessions 12:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28. Space is limited. Interested parties can register at www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow, or by calling (800) 732-8353 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sessions will be held at the Career Center on the second floor of the Union.

New leisure reading titles at Preus Library

There are more new leisure reading titles at Preus Library including new releases from James Patterson, Harper Lee, Kent Haruf, Kim Stanley Robinson and Rachel Joyce. Take a look at the latest additions at http://tinyurl.com/qfbecul and visit the leisure reading section on the main floor of the library to find even more options. Don't miss out on exciting titles, and check back often to see what's new. Is there a book you would like to see on our leisure reading shelf? Please send suggestions to <reading>.

Farwell parking lot closed

The Farwell parking lot will be closed for repairs and re-surfacing beginning 5 p.m. Thursday and open again Monday morning.


Healthy road trip snacks

Want to know how to travel long distances in style with healthy snacks and meals that can be enjoyed at rest stops? No more fast food, aching bellies and tired arrivals. Travel well and keep your body fortified. Class is noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in Valders 379. Registration is required.

Pho soup

Join Viset Hovden as she shares a taste of home. Hovden is from Laos where Pho is a common soup consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles and meat. Class is noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, in Valders 379. Registration is required.


Celebrations this week

Aug. 5: Ann Sponberg Peterson, Paul Rude
Aug. 6: Ginger Meyette, Doug Nelson, Kate Frentzel, Kevin Wenger
Aug. 7: Scott Barnes
Aug. 8: Dennis Blake, Debra Franzen, Sheryl Sievert, Lisa Tangen
Aug. 9: Donna Moen, Brad Phillips
Aug. 10: Alisa Winsauer, Brittany Cord
Aug. 11: Chandra Jennings

Job openings

Off-campus programs advisor: Part-time "job share" with a current Center for Global Learning staff member who will also be part-time. Approximately 4-hours per day for 10 months. Bachelor's degree required; master's degree in international studies, foreign languages/literatures, student affairs, education, higher education or a related field preferred. Experience abroad is also preferred. We are only accepting letters of interest from current Luther employees and/or spouses/partners of Luther faculty and staff who are interested in part-time employment at the college.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position and all current openings, please go to the employment website at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com.

New positions

Chandra Jennings started her position as the director of the Nena Amundson Lifetime Wellness Program on July 27. Her office is Dahl Centennial Union 266A, telephone 387-2075.

Haylie Franklin started her position as volleyball coaching intern on August 3. Her office is Regents Center 14C, telephone 387-1491.

Miriam Skrade started her position as tennis coaching intern on August 3. Her office is Regents Center 14C, telephone 387-1701.


To the family of Douglas "Dag" Rossman, age 79, who passed away on July 23, at Aase Haugen Senior Services in Decorah. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at First United Methodist Church in Decorah. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Rossman held an appointment as a research associate affiliated with Luther's biology department since 1999.

Thank you

Thank you to the Luther community for the many words of sympathy, hugs and other acts of kindness at the time of my mom's passing. We will always hold her dear to our hearts. Thank you.

-Marsha Wenthold and family


Lynn Williams, who has worked for Luther for 30 years, has announced her retirement effective Sept. 4. In the weeks ahead, we look forward to thanking Lynn for her dedicated service to the college.


Preschool available: Northeast Iowa Montessori has space available in their half-day and full-day programs, and are currently enrolling children for the fall programs. They are located downtown at 418 W. Water Street. Interested parents can call Erika Kambs, head of school at 382-6491 or check out the website at http://neim.us. Contact Andy Hageman <hagean03> for more information.

For sale: Yamaha SE200 electric guitar, guitar stand and amplifier for sale. Bought new and used by one player for a limited time. No longer playing so we hope someone else might like this nice set. Bought new for $250, asking $175. Contact Kim, <kimpowell>.

For sale: 1995 Sea-Doo SPI jet ski and Karavan trailer. The trailer is in excellent condition and the jet ski is in good condition with a new battery. The jet ski was used as recently as July 22, 2015, and runs well. The jet ski has two cylinders, two-stroke, 580cc. Jet ski runs well and is a good starter unit. Asking $1,100. Contact Kim, <kimpowell>.

For sale: 1994 GMC 3500, four-wheel drive, dually pickup with 6.5 turbo diesel engine. Truck is great for hauling and only has about 132,000 miles on it. Asking $3,500. If interested contact Bob, <harrro01>.

Mature perennials available: $3 pick and dig your own. Lily, iris, rose bush and many others available. First come first serve basis. For directions, contact Bryan, (507) 531-7678 or <bryan.nikkel>.

For sale: Women's Raleigh mountain bike. Purple, 21-speed, recently replaced front and back tires. Comes with brand new bike lock with key. Asking $50. Pictures available upon request. For more information contact Christina, <sowach02> or (541) 231-8202.

For sale: Gently used 1999 Buick Regal, midnight blue, two-tone blue leather interior. Premium sound system. 129,000 miles. Contact Darla, 382-2614.

For sale: North Face fleece, black, kids' large (14/16). Has closure on the sleeves to hook into an outer shell. Asking $20. Gap down vest, bright pink, button down front with side pockets, women's XS. Asking $20. Pictures available upon request. For more information contact Christina, <sowach02> or (541) 231-8202.


And finally...

This week is National Farmer's Market week. Throughout the week, USDA will celebrate our nation's thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities that host them. Learn more about the Winneshiek Farmers Market in Decorah and be sure to check it out Wednesdays from 3-6 p.m. and Saturdays 8-11 a.m.