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Serving Our Community

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Habitat for Humanity

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.

2015-16 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

159,639 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: 35,971 hours

--Ambrosians for Peace & Justice: 276 hours
--Project Renewal Halloween party and Fit-Fest: 440 hours
--Service on Saturdays: 348 hours
--Quad Cities Fall Break Local Service Trip: 5 people, 44 hours
--Kentucky Spring Break Service Trip: 5 people, 250 hours
--Mississippi Spring Break Service Trip: 6 people, 300 hours
--East St. Louis Spring Break Service Trip: 11 people, 550 hours
--Dance Marathon: 500 people, 16,580 hours, $194,300 raised
--Bee the Difference: 600 students, 1,800 hours 
--Iota Omega Kappa Delta Pi: 215.5 hours 
--Antioch Student Retreat Team: 34 students, 340 hours 
--Confirmation Retreats: 260 hours 
--Music Ministry: 1,700 hours 
--Sacristans and Altar Servers: 96 hours 
--Circle K: 151.5 hours 
--Habitat for Humanity: 5 builds and 2 Spring Break Service Trips, 759 hours 
--Athletic Department: 6,600 hours 
--Bees Knees Prayer Ministry: 2,546 hours 
--Bridge Bible Fellowship: 543 hours 
--School mentoring & tutoring: 74 hours 
--Swimming Club - 8 students, 40 hours 
--Student Alumni Association: 25 hours 
--Nurses Christian Fellowship: 118 hours 
--Enactus: 170 hours 
--CommUNITY day: 70 students, 210 hours 
--PRISM : 72 hours 
--Psychology Club, Psi Chi: 600 hours 
--Triota: 10 hours 
--NSSLHA: 150 hours 
--Chemistry Club: 12 hours 
--Student Physical Therapy Organization: 50 hours 
--Student Occupational Therapy Organization: 15 hours 
--Running Club: 74 hours 
--Mock Trial Tournament: 48 hours 
--Individual Students' service to World Relief, AWANA, Gilda's Club, individual service trip, local medical centers : 504 hours

Curricular Service: 120,512 hours

--Urban Plunge: 490 participants, 1225 hours of service, 25 agencies served
--New Student Seminar classes: 42 hours
--Kinesiology: 210 hours
--Physical Therapy: 750 hours
--Speech-Language Pathology: 41 students, 1,148 hours
--Honors Program: 22 students, 980 hours
--Theology: 14 students, 75 hours
--Justice & Peace Studies: 22 students, 50 hours
--Social Work: 49 students, 25,264 hours
--Music Department: 58 hours
--Women & Gender Studies: 1,015 hours
--Art Department: 14 hours
--Education: 31,206 hours
--Occupational Therapy: 16,546 hours
--Organizational Leadership: 330 hours
--Engineering: 15 students, 675 hours
--Nursing: 40,500 hours
--Computer Science: 424 hours

Faculty/Staff Service: 3,156 hours