Westminster Weekly – Week of Monday, Aug. 22

Campus Events

TUESDAY, NOV. 29 @ 6 P.M. >> Giving Tuesday TUESDAY, NOV. 29 @ 6 P.M. >> Kansas City Holiday Gathering, Grand Street Café WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 @ 8 A.M. >> Need Money For Your Club or Organization? Come and see Finance Committee, Hermann Lounge WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 @ NOON >> Join us for NANOWRIMO! End of Month Celebration, Raffle, & How to Edit What You Have, Hazel 112 WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 @ 4 P.M. >> Join us for NANOWRIMO! End of Month Celebration, Raffle, & How to Edit What You Have, Hazel 112 WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 @ 6:30 P.M. >> Intercultural Fair, Backer Dining Hall THURSDAY, DEC. 1 @ 5:30 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Washington University THURSDAY, DEC. 1 @ 7:30 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Central Bible FRIDAY, DEC. 2 @ NOON >> Pickleball, Historic Gym FRIDAY, DEC. 2 @ 6 P.M. >> High Roads to the Holidays, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 3 P.M. >> Women’s Wrestling State Tournament @ Missouri Baptist SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 1 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Wartburg SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 3 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Knox College SUNDAY, DEC. 4 @ 2 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Rhodes SUNDAY, DEC. 4 @ 5 P.M. >> 39th Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury FRIDAY, DEC. 9 >> Course Offerings for Fall 2023 due FRIDAY, DEC. 9 >> Second Fall 7-Week Online Sessions ends FRIDAY, DEC. 9 @ NOON >> Pickleball, Historic Gym SATURDAY, DEC. 10 @ 9 A.M. >> Men’s Wrestling vs North Central Open SATURDAY, DEC. 10 @ 1 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball @ Central Christian Bible SATURDAY, DEC. 10 @ 3 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball @ Grinnell SATURDAY, DEC. 10 @ 9 A.M. >> Cheer Clinic SUNDAY, DEC. 11 @ 9 A.M. >> Women’s Wrestling vs North Central Open MONDAY, DEC. 12 >> Last day of Fall Semester classes MONDAY, DEC. 12 @ 5 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball @ Knox College MONDAY, DEC. 12 @ 8 P.M. >> Late Night Breakfast, Backer Dining Hall TUESDAY, DEC. 13 – FRIDAY, DEC. 16 >> Final Exams (Tuesday-Friday) TUESDAY, DEC. 13 @ 5 P.M. >> Chamber After Hours, Backer Dining Hall SATURDAY, DEC. 17 @ 9 A.M. >> Men’s Wrestling vs Prairie Wolf Duals SATURDAY, DEC. 17 @ 4 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball @ Monmouth SATURDAY, DEC. 17 @ 6 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball @ Monmouth MONDAY, DEC. 19 >> Grades due in Registrar’s Office MONDAY, DEC. 19 >> Winter 4-week Online Term Begins TUESDAY, DEC. 20 @ 6 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Nebraska Wesleyan FRIDAY, DEC. 23 >> Winter Break – Campus and Offices Closed FRIDAY, DEC. 30 @ 5 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Central (Iowa) FRIDAY, DEC. 30 @ 7 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Washington University TUESDAY, JAN. 3 >> Online Add/Drop Begins for Returning Students WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4 @ 5:30 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Blackburn WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4 @ 7:30 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Blackburn SATURDAY, JAN. 7 @ 10 A.M. >> Women’s Wrestling vs Viking Duals SATURDAY, JAN. 7 @ 10 A.M. >> Men’s Wrestling vs Viking Duals SATURDAY, JAN. 7 @ 1 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Eureka SATURDAY, JAN. 7 @ 3 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Eureka TUESDAY, JAN. 10 @ 5:30 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball at Principia TUESDAY, JAN. 10 @ 7:30 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball at Principia FRIDAY, JAN. 13 >> Winter 4-Week Online Term Ends SATURDAY, JAN. 14 @ 1 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Webster SATURDAY, JAN. 14 @ 3 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Webster SUNDAY, JAN. 15 @ >> Men’s Wrestling vs Roger Denker Open MONDAY, JAN. 16 >> Martin Luther King Holiday—College Closed TUESDAY, JAN. 17 >> Residence Halls Open for Returning Students/New Student Orientation WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18 >> Classes Begin WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18 >> First Spring 7-Week Online Session Begins WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18 @ 5:30 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball vs Greenville WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18 @ 7:30 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball vs Greenville SATURDAY, JAN. 21 @ NOON >> Women’s Basketball @ Spalding SATURDAY, JAN. 21 @ 3 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball @ Spalding SUNDAY, JAN. 22 @ >> Men’s Wrestling @ Lyon SUNDAY, JAN. 22 @ >> Women’s Wrestling @ Lyon WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25 @ 5:30 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball @ Fontbonne WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25 @ 7:30 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball @ Fontbonne FRIDAY, JAN. 27 @ >> Men’s Wrestling @ Fontbonne Dual FRIDAY, JAN. 27 @ >> Women’s Wrestling @ Fontbonne Dual SATURDAY, JAN. 28 @ 1 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball @ Blackburn SATURDAY, JAN. 28 @ 3 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball @ Blackburn TUESDAY, JAN. 24 >> Deadline to Add Courses, Independent Studies and Internships THURSDAY, JAN. 26 >> Deadline to Drop Courses Without Receiving Grade of WP/WF FRIDAY, JAN. 27 >> Withdrawal Period Begins TUESDAY, JAN. 31 >> Deadline to Elect CR-D-F and Writing Intensive Option TUESDAY, JAN. 31 @ 5:30 P.M. >> Women’s Basketball @ Principia TUESDAY, JAN. 31 @ 7:30 P.M. >> Men’s Basketball @ Principia

Campus Announcements

Giving Tuesday On November 29, 2022, people everywhere will come together to tap into the power of human connection in order to strengthen communities and change our world. Will you be one of them? Westminster College will be participating in Giving Tuesday, and we need your help! When you give to Westminster, you are helping current and future generations of Blue Jays to experience all that Westminster has to offer. Make sure to mark your calendars, and on November 29, give easily through Westminster’s online giving form! As part of the 2022-2023 Westminster Gives Back campaign, faculty and staff members who make a gift of $25 or more will be eligible to dine with President Lofe, along with four coworkers, on a work day in the Panettiere Dining Room. The drawing for Lunch with Lofe will take place at the Winter Holiday Luncheon on December 19. Additionally, faculty and staff members who give 1% or more of their salary to either the Westminster Fund or the Student Emergency Fund during the current fiscal year will be eligible to join the 1% Club, receiving an additional two days of PTO. Gifts may be pledged through payroll deduction or made through a one-time gift. Finally, each donor who makes a gift of $100 or more to support the Westminster Fund on Giving Tuesday will receive a pair of Westminster dress socks. Thank you for your consideration of a gift to the Westminster Fund and for helping build a culture of philanthropy at Westminster College. If you have questions, please feel free to reach out to me at J.R.Andrews@WCMO.edu or 573-592-5327. Intercultural Fair Winter Break Stay Form is Open! Staying on campus over Winter Break? Needing to move back before January 17th? Read the below to register in MyWC for Winter Break housing. As you are finishing up your finals, we ask that you make plans to return your key and check out of your room 24hrs after your last final, all check outs will be scheduled with your RA. Unless you have registered to stay late all students must return their key and check out of College housing (fraternity houses included) with your RA before Saturday, Dec. 17. Winter Break housing form is located in: MyWC >Student E- forms>Winter Break Housing Request. After submitting the form, you will receive a winter break housing conformation email with instructions from Residential Life within two business days from submission. All returning students may move back to College housing on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 9 a.m., picking up the room key in JCI. Please feel free to reach out to your RA or Residential Life Office with any questions you may have. Exclusive iPad Deal for Faculty and Staff That Gives Back to the College This holiday season, Westminster's IT Office is offering a fantastic deal on retired and refurbished 6th Generation iPads. The devices are $100 each, with 100% of all proceeds going back to the College: 50% will be contributed to the Westminster Fund, while the other 50% will be directed to the Digital Blue program! The devices are offered as is and do not include accessories or charging cables. iPads are chargeable with any Apple lightning charger. 50% of all proceeds will be contributed to the Westminster Fund, while the other 50% will be directed to the Digital Blue program. iPads are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To purchase an iPad, please see Wendi Barr, Accounts Receivable Coordinator, in the Business Office, and then bring your receipt to the IT Office in the basement of Westminster Hall. Please contact the Westminster Helpdesk at Help@WCMO.edu for more information. This sale is exclusive to households of Westminster College employees. Free Influenza, COVID and COVID Booster Vaccines Time is Running Out: Sign Up Now for Westminster College's Trip of a Lifetime London to Paris: The Tide of Allied Victory in World War II May 29-Jun 8, 2023 Estimated Cost: About $5,200 per person, including airfare, lodging, most meals, and transportation.* Deadline to Enroll: December 1, 2022 • Westminster VIP Opportunities and Behind-The-Scenes Tours • VIP tours of the Imperial War Museum and the Cabinet War Rooms in London • VIP meeting with members of the Churchill family • Tickets to an exclusive Westminster/ANCM event • Special visit to the original site of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury The 11-day itinerary includes visits to • St. Paul’s Cathedral • The beaches of Normandy and the American Cemetery • Pointe du Hoc — the daunting cliff scaled by Allied troops to suppress German gunfire on D-Day • The Shoah Holocaust Memorial and Museum in Paris • and many more — view the evolving itinerary. You will also be able to explore other famous sites and take in the rich histories of London and Paris, including: • Buckingham Palace • Big Ben • The Houses of Parliament • The Champs-Élysées • The Arc de Triomphe • The Eiffel Tower See where decisions were made, lives were lost, and democracy was saved, all while enjoying the company of Westminster students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends! For more information and to register, please contact one of the following: Tobias.Gibson@WCMO.edu Mark.Boulton@WCMO.edu Tim.Riley@WCMO.edu Flu Shots Looking for a new read? Download Libby from Reeves Library! Did you know that Reeves Library has access to thousands of brand new ebooks & audiobooks free for all Faculty, Staff and Students? Just download Libby to access all this great content. Libby can be downloaded from any app store to multiple devices, and it’s super easy to sign up! Follow the directions below to register your free Libby account! STEP 1 Install the Libby app from your device's app store, or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser. *Note that no web extension is required to access Libby online!* STEP 2 In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library. You will search for Westminster College, and select MOBIUS Consortium. You will login with your WCMO email and password (this is your library card for Libby). STEP 3 Browse the collection and borrow a title. STEP 4 Happy reading! If you have any questions about setting up your Libby account, email reeves.library@westminster-mo.edu! Cheer Clinic with Westminster Cheerleaders Westminster Woman of the Month Monthly winners, so submit anytime!

Community Events

TUESDAY, NOV. 29 >> Fulton Christmas Market, Fulton’s Historic Train Depot TUESDAY, NOV. 29 @ 9:30 A.M. >> Winter Yoga, Rec Plex, Large Classroom TUESDAY, NOV. 29 @ 6 P.M. >> Winter Zumba, Rec Plex, Activity Room #2 WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 >> Fulton Christmas Market, Fulton’s Historic Train Depot WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 @ 11:30 A.M. >> Lunch & Learn: Cyber Security, Callaway County Chamber of Commerce THURSDAY, DEC. 1 – FRIDAY, DEC. 16 >> 2022 Holiday Advent Calendar THURSDAY, DEC. 1 – SATURDAY, DEC. 31 >> Field of Joy Lights THURSDAY, DEC. 1 @ 9 A.M. >> Launch Your Business with Customer Focused Marketing, Webinar THURSDAY, DEC. 1 @ 7 P.M. >> Callaway Singers: Sounds of the Season, Brick District Playhouse SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 10 A.M. - 3 P.M. >> Sneaky Snowman in the Brick District SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 1 P.M. >> Christmas Parade, Downtown Fulton SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 6 P.M. >> City of Fulton Tree Lighting Ceremony, Veterans Memorial Park SATURDAY, DEC. 3 @ 7 P.M. >> Homegrown Holidays – Music by The Kay Brothers, Brick District Playhouse SUNDAY, DEC. 4 @ 2 P.M. >> Callaway Singers: Sounds of the Season, Brick District Playhouse WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7 @ 11 A.M. >> Establish a Professional Website, Webinar THURSDAY, DEC. 8 @ 8:30 A.M. >> Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Class, Zoom THURSDAY, DEC. 8 @ 4 P.M. >> Smith Moore Holiday Open House, Smith Moore Office TUESDAY, DEC. 13 @ 5 P.M. >> Chamber After Hours, Westminster College, Backer Dining Hall FRIDAY, DEC. 16 @ NOON >> Lunch & Learn: Senior Life Planning, Presbyterian Church FRIDAY, DEC. 16 @ 6 P.M. >> Novice Pickleball Tournament, Men’s Doubles, YMCA SATURDAY, DEC. 17 @ 8:30 A.M. >> Novice Pickleball Tournament, Women’s Doubles, YMCA THURSDAY, JAN. 26 @ 5 P.M. >> Annual Banquet, 54 Country

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