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Serving Our Community

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Students helped out at Vander Veer Park during Urban Plunge

Campus Ministry is proud of all the service that takes place at St. Ambrose University. The work and initiatives of all of our students, faculty, and staff reflect the mission of our university and speak to the Catholic faith and values lived out in our community.

2016-17 Service Hours

Students, faculty, and staff at St. Ambrose University once again responded to the call to serve this year. Our estimate of time spent in service is

156,720 hours

THANK YOU to all students, faculty, and staff who gave of yourselves in service over the year. Here is where all those hours came from:

Co-Curricular Service: 39,509.50 hours

--Ambrosians for Peace & Justice: 227 hours
--Project Renewal Halloween party and Fit-Fest: 303 hours
--Service on Saturdays: 259 hours
--Kansas City Spring Break Service Trip: 5 people, 250 hours
--Memphis Spring Break Service Trip: 10 people, 500 hours
--Chicago Spring Break Service Trip: 3 people, 150 hours
--Dance Marathon: 500+ people, 19,000 hours, $223,861.05 raised
--Bee the Difference: 600 students, 1,800 hours
--Iota Omega Kappa Delta Pi: 232 hours
--Antioch Student Retreat Team: 340 hours
--Confirmation Retreats: 112 hours
--Music Ministry: 1810 hours
--Sacristans and Altar Servers: 52 hours
--Circle K: 333 hours
--Habitat for Humanity - local builds and Spring Break Service trip: 512 hours
--Athletic Department: 6,500 hours
--Bees Knees Prayer Ministry: 3,017 hours
--Residence Life: 355 hours
--Bridge Bible Fellowship: 933 hours
--Enactus: 800 hours
--CommUNITY day: 277 hours
--PRISM : 115 hours,
--Psychology Club, Psi Chi - 730 hours
--NSSLHA: 120 hours
--Student Physical Therapy Organization: 277.5 hours
-- NSLS: 424 hours
-- Senior Class Leadership team: 81 hours
--Individual Students' service to Safe Path Survivor Resources, Hope at the Brick House, Up with Families, Edison Academy, Red Frogs Australia, Big Brother Big Sisters, school tutoring and mentoring, bake sales, churches, food donations, nursing homes: 522 hours

Curricular Service: 114,394 hours

--Urban Plunge: 490 students, 1,225 hours of service, 23 agencies served
--Physical Therapy: 1,400 hours
--Speech-Language Pathology: 41 students, 726 hours
--Honors Program: 760 hours
--Theology: 23 students, 115 hours
--Justice & Peace Studies: 50 students, 263 hours
--Social Work: 56 students, 29,024 hours
--Music Department: 8 hours
--Women & Gender Studies: 380 hours
--Biology department: 45 hours,
--Art Department: 100 hours
--Education: 22,604 hours
--Occupational Therapy: 17,732 hours
--Organizational Leadership: 120 hours
--Engineering: 1,000 hours
--Nursing: 38,752 hours
--Computer Science: 75 hours
--History Dept: 13 students, 65 hours

Faculty/Staff Service: 2,816.50 hours