Category: Trumpet News
SHORT STAFFED, DINING SERVICE WORKERS GET PAY RAISE
YIGIT KACMAZ, TRUMPET NEWS AND CULTURE & DIVERSITY EDITOR Student workers at Wartburg Dining Services and Operations & Maintenance received a pay raise on Sept. 29th as the college feels the same pains from a labor shortage as much of the business world. Student assistants working in these two departments now earn $9.25 per hour, a $1 increase from the…
COLSON PREPARES FOR RETIREMENT IN LOUISIANA
Since announcing his retirement, President Darrel Colson said he has received a lot of support from students, staff and friends of the college.
TUITION-FREE FIFTH YEAR NOT AN OPTION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
On July 27, 2020, Wartburg College announced that all full-time students would have the opportunity to come back to Wartburg for a tuition-free fifth year due to the 2020-2021 school year being negatively affected by COVID-19.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FEEL THEY LACK SUPPORT: ‘THERE IS NO BRIDGE’
Over the past few years, many international students have struggled to feel accepted at Wartburg College. Along with being far from home, several college policies differ between domestic and international students.
OUTDOOR CLASSROOM HONORS SURVILLA, OPENS OCT. 9
The Maria Paula Survilla Living Classroom, an interactive memorial to the beloved professor who died last year, is set to open on Oct. 9, the Homecoming weekend.
COLLEGE TACKLES $900K IN SUMMER PROJECTS
Over the summer, Wartburg College completed $900,000 of maintenance projects to improve the campus.
PATHWAYS REPLACED WITH ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER (ARC) AND STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER (SSC)
There was a recent change to the Pathways Center, which has reorganized into the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and the Student Success Center (SSC).
MASK UPDATE: STUDENT BODY REACTS
The mask mandate requirements have been relaxed on campus after a Sept. 17 e-mail sent on behalf of President Darrel Colson. The news had mixed responses on campus.
A TWIST OF FATE: WEGNER FROM STUDENT TO STAFF
The new director of campus security and safety, Ryan Wegner, is eager to serve students and faculty as he returns to the Wartburg campus after nearly 20 years away.
WARTBURG WEST: EXPERIENCING THE FUTURE CAREER FIELD
Wartburg West, an urban studies program in Denver, Colorado, continues even with the global pandemic going on.