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Long Walk to Freedom
The St. Ambrose Diversity office is sponsoring a viewing of the movie, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Potifar Nkhoma, affirmative action officer for the City of Davenport, will provide context and lead a brief discussion prior to after the film. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ryan Saddler, ext. 5728.
Trim the Tree/Create a Mini Book
The Library staff invites campus community members to a trim-the-tree party from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the library atrium. Participants can also create mini books, paper chains or snowflakes at a table manned by library archivist Onnica Marquez. Cookies and hot cocoa will be provided. Contact: Joyce Haack, ext. 6247.
Panel Discussion on Asia Strategic Importance
A panel discussion examining the current state of China-U.S. relations will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Panelist will include St. Ambrose faculty Duk Kim, associate professor, political science, Keri Manning, associate professor, history, Kathleen Tomlonovic, visiting scholar; and from Augustana College Xiaowen Zhang, associate professor, political science. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ryan Dye, ext. 6389. Read more at China Panel Discussion.
• Work Study and Temporary (student) Employees: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Tuesday, Nov. 18.
• Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Wednesday, Nov. 19.
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Friday, Nov. 21.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Sunday, Nov. 23.
Health Sciences Fair
St. Ambrose will host a Health Sciences Fair, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The event will connect students with potential health sciences employers. More than 40 clinics and hospitals will have representatives on hand. Contact: Career Center, ext. 6339. Read more at Health Sciences Fair.
Generation Study Abroad
St. Ambrose has pledged to join the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the year 2020. The initiative is also focusing on increasing the diversity of the students who study abroad, ensuring quality, and removing barriers to participation. The University will host a Generation Study Abroad launch party at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Ambrose Hall Beehive. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ryan Dye, ext. 6389. Read more at Generation Study Abroad.
An open house for prospective students will be held from 8:45 a.m. to noon, Friday, Nov. 21. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m. in the Rogalski Center. For details and dates of upcoming open houses and campus visit opportunities go to Fall Open House Visits.
Morrissey Gallery Exhibit
The Morrissey Gallery exhibit, "Rozz-Tox Poster Archives," a collection of promotional poster art for past evens at Rock Island's café/music/art venue Rozz-Tox will be on display Nov. 21 through Jan. 30. A closing reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, in the lobby of the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Contact: Kristin Quinn, ext. 6428. Read more at Rozz-Tox Poster Archives.
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, no classes will be held Monday through Friday, Nov. 24-28. In addition, offices will be closed Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 26-28.
PE Center Hours
Lee Lohman Arena hours for Thanksgiving are Friday, Nov. 21, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 22-23; open Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 24-25, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; closed Wednesday-Saturday, Nov. 26-29; and reopen at noon, Sunday, Nov. 30.
No Masses will be celebrated on campus Sunday-Saturday, Nov. 23-29. The regular Mass schedule will resume at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 30.
Library hours for Thanksgiving week are Saturday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 23, Noon to 9:30 p.m.; Monday Nov. 24, 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed Wednesday-Saturday, Nov. 26-29; and reopen noon to midnight, Sunday, Nov. 30.
A faculty/staff social will be held from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Sister Joan will give special recognition to retiree Kathy Byers, Library. Hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine and beer will be provided.
Feast of St. Ambrose Mass and McMullen Awards Presentation
The Feast of St. Ambrose Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, in the Chapel. The Most Rev. Martin Amos, DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Davenport, will preside over the mass. The McMullen Awards, named in honor of St. Ambrose's founder, Bishop John McMullen, will be presented to Joe '72 and Joyce O'Rourke and John '58 and Helen '57 Morrissey.The public is invited to attend the mass and award ceremony. A reception will follow. Contact: Alumni Office, ext. 6290.
Academy for the Study of St. Ambrose Milan Lecture and Panel Discussion
A book written by Saint Ambrose, and published in the early 16th century, will be examined through several lenses-as a historical piece, a work of art, and as text and theology during a panel discussion at 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, in the Chapel. The St. Ambrose faculty panel will include Corinne Winter, theology; Beth Shoemaker, SAU Library; Joseph Lappie, art; Rev. Robert Grant, theology; and Ethan Gannaway, history and art history. Guest scholar Brian Berni will discuss conclusions that can be drawn from the analysis of medieval margin notes that were added to the book after publication, including what these footnotes say about the teachings of Saint Ambrose, who may have written them, and what theological debates were occurring at that time. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ethan Gannaway, ext. 5823.
Comedy Sportz Night
Comedy Sportz night for SAU employees and guest(s) will be Friday, Feb. 6, at the Establishment Theatre, 220 19th Street, Rock Island. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased by completing the reservation form found on the Staff Assembly Blackboard site under Staff Enhancement or contact Jana Seutter, ext. 5744.
Submissions for Campus Bulletin
To submit an item for possible inclusion in an upcoming Campus Bulletin, send information via email or campus mail by noon Thursday of the week prior to Darcy Duncalf in the Communications and Marketing Office. Be sure to include all relevant "what," "where" and "why" information, as well as a contact name, email address and phone number for further questions. Information may be edited for length and consistency with Campus Bulletin style. Contact: Darcy Duncalf, ext. 6295.
Meetings and Events
Monday: Film, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," 7 p.m., RC Ballroom
Tuesday: Trim the Tree party, 2:30 p.m., Library
International Education Panel Discussion, "Asia Strategic Importance," 7 p.m., RC Ballroom
Men's Basketball vs. Ashford, 7:30 p.m., PE Center
Wednesday: Health Sciences Fair, 2 p.m., RC Ballroom
International Education Generation Study Abroad, 4 p.m., AH Beehive
Friday: Admissions Open House, 8:45 a.m., RC Center
Monday: Robert Dyer, Tanya Randle
Wednesday: Kathy Andresen, Bill Foley
Friday: Lori Pelletier, Don Whitmore
Saturday: Carla Stevens
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