Whether you do service as a requirement or as a fun hobby, these organizations make service a part of the everyday nature of its existence. From building a home with Habitat for Humanity to volunteering in the life of a child, if service is what you looking for, you've found no better place than here.
A student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy organization. This group works to utilize peer outreach to promote awareness and education of mental health issues, aiming to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness and create an open environment for discussion of mental health issues.
Advisor: Steve Tendall, Counseling Center
A pro-life group, which focuses on all life issues, but especially abortion. Through prayer, volunteering and education, the group hopes to end abortion and bring healing, while working with other campus and area groups to promote life in all ways.
Advisor: Stella O'Rourke, Campus Ministry
Seeks to fulfill the social mission of the Church by being true to the demands of the Gospel through Faith Learning Justice. We hear and heed the Church's call to serve those in need and work for justice and peace by meeting weekly to plan campus events and service trips that bring a greater awareness of Catholic social teaching.
Advisor: Stella O'Rourke
An organization that works hand in hand with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley.
Advisor: Stella O'Rourke
A service organization with worldwide membership that promotes fellowship, leadership and service.
Advisor: Liz Loveless, Graduate Admissions
An organization that is dedicated to building simple, decent, affordable housing for local area residents in need of a place to live, as well as to educate the community about substandard living situations in the area and worldwide. St. Ambrose Habitat works in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities, and may work on houses in any part of the Quad Cities.
Advisor: Kathy Anderson, Office of the President
Works to educate about human rights, and sponsors letter-writing campaigns to: free prisoners of conscience; ensure fair, prompt trials for political prisoners; and to end torture and executions.
Advisor: Katy Strzepek, Women's Studies
Academic Integrity is a fundamental value of teaching, learning and scholarship. Student Promoting Academic Integrity aims to recognize, uphold, and promote the values of academic integrity among SAU students, faculty, teachers and administrators by encouragines the development of a culture of academic integrity and fostering healthy environments that support ethical choices at all levels of the organization.
President: Abby Abolt
Advisor: Leslie Ross Ferm, Library
TOMS Shoes was founded on a simple premise: With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. ONE for ONE. Using the purchasing power of individuals to benefit the greater good is what we're all about. By joing a TOMS Campus Club, you enter a community of people that are trying to change the world. Become part of that change and make a difference in a child's life. The world around you is waiting to be changed. It is waiting, desperately, for good ideas, and passion and belief. You don't have to wait unitl you're out of school. You don't have to wait to be heard or to make change. TOMS realizes that the best ideas and the rawest passion often come from the freshest minds. Join us in a TOMS Campus Club: we need all the help we can get, and in return, you will learn more, motivate more people, be more inspired, and gain more valuable experience.
President: Jenny Morris
Advisor: Jason Richter, Student Activities
A student-run, student-led program that unifies the campus under one great cause, raising funds and awareness for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. It is a campus-wide fundraising effort that helps fight catastrophic childhood diseases. Up 'til Dawn creates a campus tradition of leadership, unity, teamwork, and compassion for the patients of St. Jude. To date, Up 'til Dawn has expanded to over 375 campuses nationwide and has raised more than $24 million for the children of St. Jude.
Advisor: Deanna Stoube PhD, Teacher Education