The search is underway for our next vice president of academic affairs through Diversified Search, a well-known executive search firm. The job description and application instructions can be found at the link below; please share this listing with anyone in your networks who might be interested and qualified: https://www.luthersem.edu/employment/positions_Luther.aspx
Hosting an event on campus? Here are the steps to get your event space reserved, get it promoted, and request funding!
To schedule an event, reserve your space:
* This includes checking room availability, indicating space setup, noting any technical needs or special equipment, and providing food requests.
* To check to see if a room is available, please look at the EMS Calendar: https://ems.luthersem.edu/VirtualEMS/BrowseEvents.aspx
* To request a room, follow this link: http://www.luthersem.edu/events/request_space.aspx
* You’ll find all of these links on the BOTTOM RIGHT of your MLN homepage under “Services”.
To promote your event:
* Make flyers and post them in campus buildings, or ask the Community Life Fellows to help you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
* Announce your event on Inside Luther using this link https://inside.luthersem.edu/announcement-submission-form/
* Post your event to the Luther Seminary Community Life Facebook page. If you are not a member yet, please request to be one. This page is only for Luther Seminary students, staff, and faculty. The link is here https://www.facebook.com/groups/343205045790467/
* Talk it up in classes! Make sure others know so they can talk up your event, too.
To fund your event:
* All students/student groups can request Student Council funds for events and activities throughout the academic year via this form. Contact the Student Council Treasurer at email@example.com with questions.
The Contextual Learning Office will be hosting an Internship interview prep session
Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4:30-5:30 pm CST in OCC 148.
This event is to help students planning to interview with potential internship sites in February 2020.
Zoom is available for students who are not on campus and this session will be recorded for those students unable to attend.
**If you are unable to attend and would like a recording, please email Contextual Learning with your request by Thursday, January 30.
Topic: Internship Interview Prep session
Time: Jan 30, 2020 04:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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Chapel for the next four weeks will be WEDNESDAY ONLY, Holy Communion services, beginning at 11am.
This week: Wednesday, January 22 preacher is Ashley Wheeler, Candidacy Coordinator
Campus moves are still happening at a rapid pace. So far in January, facilities have helped Graduate Theological Education (GTE), HR/Payroll, Terri Elton, and Admissions move to their new locations in Bockman Hall and in Olson Campus Center. The President’s Office, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office, Institutional Assessment, and the Registrar’s Office are all slated to move during the remainder of January. Watch the announcements for any notices of closure during their move times.
Please consult the faculty/staff directory for the locations of employees who might have moved already. (https://www.luthersem.edu/staff/fac_staff_dir.aspx?requirelogin=y)
Remember that parking is available near Bockman and Gullixson Halls in the Ecumen Zhavago lot just off of Como Avenue as well as in the parking lot between OCC and BH.
Conference meeting rooms that are available to be reserved include old and new choices such as BH236, BH7, NW210E, NW240, NW141, OCC213, and OCC215.
Please check the Campus Vision website (https://inside.luthersem.edu/campus/ ) for updates and for past information that can assist in your move.
When: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Where: Northwestern Hall 100
It is time to mark your calendars’ for the annual Clergy Tax Law Short Course/ELCA Benefit Introduction. The morning course will serve as a brief primer to the intricacies of clergy tax law. All MDIV students who graduated in December 2019, or will graduate in May, J-Term, summer or December 2020 are encouraged to attend. The morning session is not denomination specific.
The afternoon session will introduce the benefits package offered for employees in the ELCA. The afternoon session would be appropriate for any MDIV or MA who will be seeking employment with an ELCA organization.
If you missed this session in the past and would like to attend – you are more than welcome. If you are a local pastor and need a refresher, you are also welcome.
Register by Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Click here to register – https://forms.gle/5onbrVzBozsJJ7R58
Lunch will be provided.
8:00 – 8:30 am – Registration
8:30 am – Noon – Clergy Tax Law Short Course – Provided by Clergy Financial Resources
Noon – 12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30 – 2:30 pm – Portico Benefits Introduction (Future ELCA employees)
Seminary students, faculty and staff are invited.
Spouses/partners are welcome and encouraged to attend (even if the student cannot attend)
The presentation will be made available online. For those that choose this option, a link will be provided closer to the date. Following the date, a link will also be available for the recorded version.
Please note: If you will be doing a final year internship in 2020/2021 and will not be on campus, this would be the year to attend. We highly recommend attending in-person if possible.