There were two ways Matt Strub could have spent the summer before his senior year of college—far, far away from the confines of the cement brick buildings of academia, sleeping in, luxuriating by a pool and hanging out with friends. Or in an air-conditioned classroom conducting hours upon hours of research.
When Brenda Peters, PhD, professor of biology, and Denise Kall, PhD, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice, began talking with their faculty colleagues about the formation of an honors program at St. Ambrose, it quickly became evident that the university was already solidly engaged in a number of scholarly initiatives.
A dream come true, Jim’s Place is a testament to the way Ambrosians work to meet community needs and to dramatically improve life for others.
Jon Turnquist and MOT Professor Phyllis Wenthe, PhD, believed that a more hands-on experience could do even more to benefit both their students and the community.
Reaffirmed accreditation for the maximum years possible