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Volume 48, Number 37
March 30, 2015

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On The Spot Awards
The following individuals were chosen for an On The Spot Award for the month of March: Walt Cox, Gary Buckwalter, and Craig Ochs, Physical Plant; Debbie Dobbyn and Vickie Logan, Arts and Sciences; Kate Denger and Rachel Serianz, School of Education; Andrew Gates, Veterans Recruitment; Kelly Gierlus and Josh Stratton, Chemistry; Micah Kiel, Theology;  Lynn Kilburg and Christine Urish, Occupational Therapy; Anita Niemczyk, Library; Amber Osterhaus, Enrollment Data; and Susa Stonedahl and Tom Yang, Engineering and Physical Science. 

Holy Week Schedule
• Monday, March 30, Mass, noon; Communal Penance Service with opportunity for individual confession, 7 p.m.; Brewed Awakening, 8 p.m.; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 9 p.m., Chapel
• Tuesday, March 31, Mass, 4:30 p.m., Chapel
• Wednesday, April 1, Midweek Reflection at noon; Mass, 9:15 p.m., Chapel
• Holy Thursday, April 2, No mass will be held but the chapel will be open for quiet reflection or individual praying of the Stations of the Cross
• All offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Good Friday, April 3.
• On Easter Sunday, April 5, the Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel. The 6:30 p.m. Mass will not be held.
• All offices will re-open on Monday, April 6. No day classes will be held on Easter Monday, but classes that meet after 5 p.m., (evening classes) will meet as scheduled. The noon Mass will not be held.


Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan Colloquium
The Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan will host a colloquium, "Ambrose of the Age: Tradition and Innovation in the Images of Saint Ambrose of Milan," on Tuesday, March 31, in the Lewis Boardroom, third floor Ambrose Hall. The exhibit, featuring art works by students, alumni and community members, will be on display from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At 4 p.m., St. Ambrose student Jonathan Wray will discuss his encounters with images of Saint Ambrose while studying in Milan and images of the patron saint on campus. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ethan Gannaway, ext. 5823. Read more at Academy for Study of St. Ambrose of Milan.

Child Abuse Prevention Month
St. Ambrose and the Child Abuse Council will co-host a pinwheel garden planting project in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 1. There will be a 15-minute ceremony to plant pinwheels in the area of the Grotto. The pinwheels will remain on display throughout April. Children from the Children's Campus and other SAU representatives will help plant some of the pinwheels during Wednesday's ceremony.

Student Play "The Crucifixion"
Students from a Medieval Literature class will perform "The Crucifixion," spoken in original Middle English at 3:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in the Chapel Gathering Space. The production is free and open to the public. The class is taught by Nancy Hayes, English.

Explore Engineering Careers
The Engineering Department will host "Explore Engineering Careers" for high school and community college students from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Students can enjoy pizza and speak with working professionals about engineering. Reservations are required and can be made online at Explore Engineering Careers.

Library Hours
The Library will observe the following schedule during Holy Week: Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1, 7:45 a.m. to midnight; Thursday, April 2, 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, April 3-5, closed. Regular hours, 7:45 a.m.-midnight resume on Monday, April 6.

PE Center Hours
The PE Center will observe special hours during Easter break: Thursday, April 2, closing at 4:30 p.m.; Friday-Sunday, April 3-5, closed.

Bookstore Hours

The Campus Bookstore will be closed Friday-Sunday, April 3-5 for Easter Break. On Monday, April 6, hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MEI Visiting Scholar Lecture

Middle East Institute Visiting Scholar Hamideh Sedghi will explore the intersections between gender and politics in the Middle East in a lecture, "Engendering Politics in the Middle East," at 7 p.m., Monday, April 6, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ryan Dye, ext. 6389. Read more at MEI Lecture.

All Iowa Wheels for the World

The Physical Therapy Department is teaming up with Iowa Wheels for the World to collect and distribute wheelchairs and other mobility equipment to people with disabilities around the world. Manual wheelchairs, aluminum crutches and canes, foldable walkers and other mobility equipment can be dropped off 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday-Saturday, April 10-11, at the Center for Health Sciences Education. Contact:
John Barr, ext. 6404. Read more at Wheels for the World.

Wine Festival Preview Dinner
The St. Ambrose Wine Festival preview dinner and auction will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 11, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Tickets for the Wine Festival Preview Dinner are $130 per person and include a ticket to the Wine Festival wine tasting event on May 16. Sponsorship for a table of 8 is $1,250.  To purchase tickets go to Wine Festival. Contact: Alumni Engagement, ext. 6290.

Blood Drive
The St. Ambrose Physician Assistant Student Society is hosting a Mississippi River Valley Blood Center blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, April 13, at the Center for Health Sciences Education, 1320 W. Lombard St., Davenport. To make an appointment email
Emily Stoner, or 319/551-6634. Read more at Blood Drive.

President's Forum
The April President's Forum will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Sr. Joan will provide an update from the April Board of Trustees meeting.

Human Library Day
The St. Ambrose Library is hosting a Human Library Day where volunteers will be on loan to discuss a specific subject centering on this year's "Exploring Gender" theme, from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, in the Library. Contact: Onnica Marquez, ext. 5868.

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This Week at St. Ambrose - March 30-April 5

Meetings and Events
Tuesday: Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan Colloquium, 10 a.m., AH Lewis Board Room
Wednesday: Softball vs. William Penn, 3 p.m., Assumption H.S.
Pinwheel Garden Planting, 3:30 p.m., Grotto
Student Play, "The Crucifixion," 3:45 p.m., Chapel Gathering Space
Exploring Engineering Careers, 6 p.m., RC Ballroom
Thursday: Softball vs. Southeastern CC, 3 p.m., Assumption H.S.
Friday: Good Friday observance, no classes, all offices closed
Sunday: Mass of the Lord's Resurrection, 10:30 a.m., Chapel


Birthdays
Monday: Robert Christopher, Tracy Schuster-Matlock, Mark Uitermarkt
Tuesday: Keri Manning, Wendy Pondell
Wednesday: Barry Ferm, Deb Singley, Karly Steele
Thursday: Kara Cozadd, Teresa McDonald
Saturday: Elizabeth Eichner, Josh Stratton





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