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Campus Bulletin

Volume 50, Number 8
August 22, 2016

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Mass Schedule
The Sunday Mass will resume on Aug. 14 at 10:30 a.m. On Sunday, Aug. 21, a morning Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. as well as a Welcome Mass at 3 p.m. in the Chapel. All new students and their families are invited to attend and be greeted by members of the faculty, staff, administration and student body. The daily Mass schedule, Mondays and Fridays at noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., and Wednesdays at 9:15 p.m., resume beginning with the 9:15 p.m., Mass and More, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The regular academic year schedule of Sunday Masses at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. will resume on Aug. 28. Contact: Fr. Chuck Adam.

Welcome to Campus
New students will be welcomed to campus beginning Aug. 21 with programs and activities designed to give them the opportunity to meet new people and begin to learn what it means to be an Ambrosian. Student families, faculty and staff are invited to participate in several events. For a complete schedule check Welcome Week Class of 2020.

Convocation and Blessing of the Academic Year
The campus community is invited to join in a convocation and prayer service at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. This will serve as the official opening to the academic year and feature the formal Blessing of the Academic Year. Faculty and staff are invited to arrive at 10:45 a.m. and align to "clap in" the Class of 2020, which begins at 10:50 a.m.

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

Opening Event ‘Shakespeare 400@SAU'
Sr. Joan Lescinski will host a viewing of "Twelfth Night," at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 29, in Ambrose Hall 243. The event is free and open to the public.
The university's yearlong project series, "Shakespeare 400@SAU," celebrates the 400-year legacy of the Bard through a variety of Shakespeare-related events including theater performances, concerts, lectures, film series, and conferences, which demonstrate the relevance of his work across the disciplines and into our everyday lives. For more information about the project series schedule, visit Shakespeare400@SAU. Contact: Nancy Hayes, ext. 6138.

Drop-in Yoga Class
Erin Phillips, Occupational Therapy Department, will teach a free yoga class, BEE Well Yoga, for faculty and staff during the fall semester from 12-12:50 p.m., Tuesdays, beginning Aug. 30, in the Rogalski Center, third floor. No experience necessary, and the class will be a "drop-in," with no registration required. Participants are asked to bring a mat and those needing modifications are encouraged to attend. Contact: Erin Phillips, ext. 6280.

Physical Therapy Information Session
The Physical Therapy Department will host information sessions for St. Ambrose students interested in Physical Therapy on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the Center for Health Sciences Education Building, Room 180. Sessions for Track 2 and Track 3 will take place from 7 to 8 p.m. The Track 1 session will be held from 8 to 9 p.m. DPT students who entered the program through Track 1 will be available for a question and answer period at 7:30 p.m., in the commons area. Topics will include information about the physical therapy profession, the DPT program and applying for Physical Therapy school. Students will have an opportunity to schedule a personal advising session with a faculty member. Contact: Physical Therapy Department, ext. 6403,

Career Boot Camp
The Career Center is hosting a series of student workshops during a "Career Boot Camp" from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Workshops will include speed mock interviews, LinkedIn profile reviews, resume reviews and a free networking luncheon. Reservations are required and can be made through students' BeeCAREERS account. If making attendance of this event a requirement or extra credit for students, contact the Career Center before Sept. 9. Contact: Kimberly Matteson, ext. 6342.

Physical Therapy Open House
The Physical Therapy Department is hosting an open house for interested high school and college students and advisors starting at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Topics covered during the open house will include professional opportunities in physical therapy, experiences in occupational health and physical therapy, and information on applying and preparing for physical therapy school. Tours of campus and the Center for Health Sciences Education will be provided. The cost to attend is $10 per person and includes lunch. Space is limited. To register go to Contact: Physical Therapy Department, ext. 6403,

Professional Clothing Drive
Residence Life and the Career Center have teamed up to make professional clothing available to students in the Davis Closet. Students are in need of professional clothing for upcoming events including Career Boot Camp and ProFair. If you have any gently-used professional clothing you would like to donate, please take it to the Career Center, 2nd floor Rogalski Center. Contact Kimberly Matteson, ext. 6342.

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This Week at St. Ambrose: August 22-28

Meetings and Events
: Convocation, 11 a.m., RC Ballroom

Monday: Renee Meyer Ernst
Tuesday: Mitch Frieden, Amber Osterhaus, Jessica Schumacher, Chris Stafford
Friday: Ray Shovlain
Saturday: Tadd Ruetenik, Roseanna Steward, Erica Thomas
Sunday: Aaron Hook, Cory Johnson, Melissa Raap

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