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Campus Bulletin

Volume 50, Number 41
April 24, 2017

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All in for Ambrose
Join students, faculty, staff and alumni for the 2017 SAU Day of Giving 135K2DAY on Tuesday, April 25. This is a 24-hour challenge to encourage support of the university's priority project, the Wellness and Recreation Center. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., on the Rogalski Center patio with many activities including KALA broadcasting live music and interviews, special deals in the Food Court and snacks on the patio. Make a gift to receive a hard hat tour of the Wellness and Recreation Center and prizes will be available for gifts made on 135K2DAY. Contact: Margaret Babbitt, ext. 6287. 

Time Cards
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Tuesday, April 25.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Wednesday, April 26.

VPEM Candidate Open Forum with Faculty/Staff/Students
Faculty, staff and students are invited and encouraged to attend the following upcoming Vice President of Enrollment Management Candidate Open Forums. • Wednesday, April 26, Dr. Jamie Loftus • Thursday, April 27, Ms. Elizabeth Terrell Morning forums for each candidate will take place from 10:40 to 11:40 a.m., Rogalski Center Ballroom. Afternoon forums for each candidate will take place from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Ambrose Hall, Lewis Board Room. Contact: Jenny Ferrell, ext. 6008.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
The Sexual Assault Awareness Team is sponsoring the seventh Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, at 1 p.m. and/or 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, on the Rogalski Center patio. This international event is a walk for men to advocate for the eradication of violence against women. Shoes will be available in a variety of sizes for walkers. Contact: Megan Levetzow, ext. 6070. Read more at SAAT Month.

Senior Honors Art Show
A senior honors art exhibit featuring the thesis work of Morgan Allen, Emma Hubner, Lindsay O'Brien and Jonathan Wray is currently on display through Thursday, May 11, in the Catich and Morrissey Galleries, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. A Question and Answer will be held at 4 p.m. and a reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, in Galvin. All events are free and open to the public. Contact: Christopher Reno.

Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Scholars Conference
Undergraduate students from the College of Arts and Sciences will present their scholarly works at the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference from 3 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 27, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Ann (Lamb) McIntyre '08, DMD, will provide the keynote address at 3 p.m., paper sessions will begin at 3:40 p.m., a poster session and reception with light hors d'oeuvres will be held at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Contact:  Vickie Logan, ext. 6166. Read more Undergraduate Scholars Conference.

Building Bridges Panel Discussion
The Center for International Education and The INTERLINK Language Center will host a panel discussion at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 27, in Hayes Hall 110. The panel consists of Quad City area international residents studying English through The INTERLINK Language Center who will share perspectives and experiences about living in the United States. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact: Cathy Toohey, ext. 6309.

Parking Functions, Shi Arrangements, and Mixed Graphs

The Mathematics and Statistics Department is hosting a talk by University of Iowa graduate student Ana Berrizbeitia at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 27, in Ambrose Hall 413A. The event is free and open to the public. Contact Lisa Thimm.

Spring Concerts
The following concerts are all free and open to the public:
Chamber Singers International Tour Concert, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 27, Chapel
· Spring Jazz Concert, 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 5, Rogalski Center Ballroom
SAU Band Day at the Bandshell, 1 p.m., Saturday, May 6, LeClaire Park Bandshell, Downtown Davenport
Spring Choir Concert - Mozart Requiem, 3 p.m., Sunday, May 7, Allaert Auditorium
Contact: Terri Buesing-Flynn, ext. 6001.

Faculty Staff Social
A faculty/staff social will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. At 3:45 p.m., Sr. Joan will give special recognition to retirees Tom Anderson, Mathematics and Statistics, John Barr, Physical Therapy, John Collis, College of Business, Martin Hansen, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Nancy Hayes, English, Thomas Hill, Engineering and Physical Science, Michael Hustedde, English, Mary Lou Kaney, Nursing, Bill Lynn, Economics, Lewis Marx, Accounting, Mark McGinn, Computer and Information Sciences, Barbara Pitz, English, Sandra Quinn, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Randy Richards, MBA and Organizational Leadership, Deb Sanborne, Music, Delores Wellman, Accounting, Corinne Winter, Theology, and Tom Yang, Engineering and Physical Science. Special recognition will be given to Fr. Chuck Adam for his 21 years of service. Hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine and beer will be provided.

Quercus Reading, Art Show and Reception
"Quercus," the St. Ambrose journal of literary and visual art, will celebrate its 26th year of publication with a reception beginning at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, in the Lewis Board Room, third floor Ambrose Hall. Readings will begin at 7 p.m. and original artwork featured in "Quercus" will be on display. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Carl Herzig, ext. 6176.

Student Awards Night
The 26th Annual Student Awards Night will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 4, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The campus community is invited to attend and help honor the many students who will receive recognition.

Midnight Breakfast Volunteers
The spring semester Midnight Breakfast will be held at 10 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, in the cafeteria. Faculty and staff volunteer food servers are needed from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Faculty and staff who would like to volunteer should contact Student Activities by Friday, May 5 and list any food station preferences. Contact: Student Activities.

Speech-Language Pathology Poster Presentations
Students who will graduate from the Master of Speech-Language Pathology program will share their research projects from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, May 12, in the Center for Health Sciences Education, Rooms 114 and 116. The topics range from the impact of resiliency in graduate students to factors that impact re-admissions after swallowing evaluations. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Rachael Suddarth, ext. 3923.

Commencement Brunch Reservations
The University will host a Commencement Brunch from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 13, in the Rogalski Center. Advance purchase is required. Cost is $9 for graduates and adult guests; $4 for children ages 6 to 12; and children 5 and under eat free, but must have a reservation. For reservation information go to Commencement Brunch. For more information on Commencement go to Commencement.

President's Forum - Save the Date
Sr. Joan invites all faculty and staff to attend the annual report regarding fiscal conditions and projections for the university at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom.

Orientation Dates
The dates for new student orientations are available. Five orientation sessions for new students are scheduled this summer: June 1-2, 5-6, 8-9, 12-13, and 15-16. Transfer student orientations are scheduled for June 14, July 21 and Aug. 20. Over the course of these sessions, hundreds of new students and family members will be on campus for advising, registration and a general introduction to college life. Contact: Jill Beinborn, ext. 5898.

Summer Camps/Workshops
The following youth camps and workshops are offered this summer at St. Ambrose. For registration information and details go to
• Kids in Chemistry, grades 5-6, June 5-9, 9 a.m. - noon
• Mock Trial, high school students, June 7-8, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
• International Business Workshop, high school juniors and seniors, June 12-16, 8 a.m. - noon
• Young Writer's Camp, grades 2-8, June 12-16, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
• Human Body Workshop, high school juniors and seniors, June 19-20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
• Model UN, high school students, June 19-20, day one, noon - 10 p.m., day two, 7:30 - 10:30 a.m.
• Piano Camp, high school students, June 26-30, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
• Health Sciences Adventure Camp, grades 7-8, July 17-21, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Various sports camps including basketball, football, soccer and volleyball

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This Week at St. Ambrose: April 24-20

Meetings and Events
: Day of Giving 9 a.m., RC Patio
Baseball vs. University of St. Francis, 4 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park
Softball vs. University of St. Francis, 5 p.m., SVC
Wednesday: VPEM Candidate Open Forum, 10:40 a.m., RC Ballroom
SAAT, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, 1 p.m. or 4 p.m., RC Patio
VPEM Candidate Open Forum, 2:30 p.m., AH Lewis Board Room
Senior Honors Art Exhibit, Q&A, 4 p.m., Galvin
Seniors Honors Art Exhibit, Reception, 5 p.m., Galvin
Thursday: VPEM Candidate Open Forum, 10:40 a.m., RC Ballroom
VPEM Candidate Open Forum, 2:30 p.m., AH Lewis Board Room
Arts and Sciences Undergrad Scholars Conference, 3 p.m., RC Ballroom
INTERLINK Languages Panel Discussion, 3 p.m., Hayes 110
Mathematics Talk, 3:30 p.m., AH413A
Chamber Singers International Tour Concert, 7 p.m., Chapel
Friday: Baseball vs. Trinity International, 6 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park

Monday:Jerry Fowler
Tuesday: Amber Dopler
Wednesday: Rob Rouwenhorst
Thursday: Rich Blomgren, Bill Campbell, Imtiaz Mazumder, Jana Seutter, Alan Sivell
Friday: Dan Haverkamp
Saturday: Barb Ehrmann, Toni Wamsley
Sunday: Tom Burke, Barb Pitz, Lauren Smith

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