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Volume 49, Number 30
February 8, 2016

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Mission Week
The Council for an Integrative Learning Environment is sponsoring several events February 8-12
that can help students, faculty and staff reflect and articulate how curricular, co-curricular, and community involvement contributes to an identity as an "Ambrosian." For a list of events go to Mission Week.

Staff Assembly Meeting

Staff Assembly will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Rogalski Center Gottlieb Conference Center.

BA-MSW Program Information Session

The School of Social Work will host an information session for St. Ambrose students interested in the BA-MSW Program from 3 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Rogalski Center North Annex Room. This session is for undergraduate students who are majoring in psychology, sociology, women and gender studies, and theology and are interested in ultimately going on for graduate studies in social work. During the junior and senior year of the undergraduate major, students are allowed to take courses from the MSW Program to count toward the bachelor's degree. Contact: School of Social Work, ext. 3910,

Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday observances will be held Wednesday, Feb. 10 and will include Ash Wednesday Mass and the distribution of ashes at noon, 4:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. in the chapel. Christian churches of many denominations offer the distribution of ashes in the same manner as Catholics do. As such, all Christians are welcome to receive ashes at these masses.

Campus Ministry invites faculty, staff and all Ambrosians to write short daily reflections based on scripture readings that will be posted on the SAU website each weekday of Lent. If interested in writing a short reflection email Fr. Chuck Adam.

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 experiences and knowledge of justice-related issues from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10. Contact: Contact: Joyce Haack, ext. 6247.

College of Business Lecture
The College of Business is sponsoring a lecture, "The Role of Business in Ensuring a Just Society," at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The lecture will be presented by Tom Christensen, PhD, volunteer program manager at Deere & Company World Headquarters. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Allison Ambrose, ext. 6155. Read more at COB Lecture.

Faculty/Staff Small Group Discussion for Lent
During this Year of Mercy Pope Francis has asked people to reflect on the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy. During Lent, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a faith sharing group at noon on Thursdays, beginning Feb. 11, in the Chapel Gathering Space. A study guide will be provided. Contact: Tammy Norcross-Reitzler, ext. 6132.

Social Work Continuing Education Event
The School of Social Work is hosting a continuing education event, "Justice for All? Impacts of Implicit Racial Bias in Social Work Practice,” from 1 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in the North Education Center, 1950 E. 54th Street, Davenport. Costs: $25; fee waived for St. Ambrose students, faculty, and staff and current MSW field instructors. Contact: Christie Holdridge, ext. 3911. Read more Social Work Continuing Education Event.

Morrissey Gallery Exhibit
The Morrissey Gallery is hosting the exhibit, "And in the movement of the Sun, I felt something," on display through Feb. 21, in Galvin. The exhibit features works by Chris Mortenson. On Thursday, Feb. 11 an artist talk will be held at 5 p.m., and a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., in the lobby of the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Read more at Mortenson Exhibit. Contact: Christopher Reno.

Dance Marathon Trivia Night
St. Ambrose Dance Marathon is hosting a Trivia Night from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The cost to participate for a non-student table, up to 8 participants, is $24. There will be prizes, raffles and a contest for best nerd costume. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Children's Miracle Network. To register or for more information contact Hannah Zinger.

Casual Classics
The February Casual Classic will feature a performance by resident composer and department chair, William Campbell. He will be joined by friends and colleagues performing his original music at 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, in Madsen Hall, Galvin. The concert is free and open to the public. Contact: Terri Flynn, ext. 6001. Read more at Casual Classic.

Hedda Gabler
The Theatre Department will present "Hedda Gabler," at 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Feb. 19-20 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21, in Galvin. Tickets are $13 for adults; $11 for faculty/staff, alumni and senior citizens; $9 for students; $9 for groups; and free for SAU students with current valid student ID. For reservations, call Galvin ext. 6251. Read more at "Hedda Gabler."

Teacher Education Open House
The School of Education is hosting an open house for interested high school students, parents and advisors starting at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Topics covered during the open house will include opportunities in teaching, overview of K-12 education and field opportunities. The cost to attend is $10 per person and includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register go to Teacher Education Open House. Contact: Trish Zinger, ext. 6116.

Time Cards
• Work Study and Temporary (student) employees: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Saturday, Feb. 20.
• Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Sunday, Feb. 21.
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Tuesday, Feb. 23.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Hauber Lecture
Lissa Leege, PhD, founding director of Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability, will deliver the Hauber Chair of Biology Lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb 24, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Her lecture, "From Conservation to Campus Composting: A Story of Sustainability in Research and Action," is free and open to the public. This event is part of the Justice Project. Contact: Amy Blair, ext. 6109. Read more at Hauber Lecture.

Running Club 4K
The St. Ambrose Running Club is sponsoring a 4k race to benefit SAU Dance Marathon on Saturday, Feb. 27. The event activities begin with packet pickup at 9 a.m., race at 10 a.m. and prizes awarded at 11 a.m. The cost is $20 that includes post-race snacks, prizes for top finishers, and a t-shirt if registered by Tuesday, Feb. 9. For more information and to register visit

Biology Dissection Lab
Students interested in applying for the Cadaver Dissection Lab for Fall 2016 can access applications on the Biology Department web site: Click on "Cadaver Lab Application." Students interested in the "regular" labs do not need to apply. Deadline for application is March 1. If you have questions, please contact Kirk Kelley at x6182 or

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., Tuesday, March 1, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Workshops will include speed mock interviews, LinkedIn profile reviews, resume reviews and a free networking luncheon with over 25 local Quad City employers. 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 Friday, Feb. 26. Contact: Kimberly Matteson, ext. 6342.

Leisure Reading Collection
The Library has a Leisure Reading Collection of books and audio books for St. Ambrose students, faculty and staff to check out. It is located on the first floor of the library and includes titles from best-selling authors such as John Grisham, Tami Hoag, Jenny Lawson and David McCullough. If interested in receiving a monthly email highlighting new books added to the collection, email Joyce Haack at

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This Week at St. Ambrose: February 8-14

Meetings and Events
: Mission Week Brown Bag, Leveraging the Liberal Arts, noon, RC Gottlieb Conference Center
Men's JV Basketball vs. Monmouth, 7 p.m., PE Center
Mission Week Brewed Awakening, 7:30 p.m., AH Beehive
Tuesday: Staff Assembly, 8:30 a.m., RC Gottlieb Conference Center
Mission Week, My SAU Experience, 3 p.m., AH Beehive
BA-MSW Program Info Session, 3 p.m., RC North Annex
Men's Volleyball vs. Saint Xavier, 7 p.m., PE Center
Wednesday: Ash Wednesday Mass, noon, 4:30 p.m., and 9:15 p.m., Chapel
Human Library Day, 2 p.m., Library
COB Lecture, "The Role of Business in Ensuring a Just Society," 7 p.m., RC Ballroom
Thursday: Mercy discussion group, noon, Chapel
MSW, "Justice for All? Impacts of Implicit Racial Bias in Social Work Practice," 1 p.m., 1950 E. 54th St., Davenport
Morrissey Gallery, Artist talk, 5 p.m., Reception 6 p.m., Galvin
Mission Week Global Coffee Hour, 5 p.m., Center for International Education
Dance Marathon Trivia Night, 6:30 p.m., RC Ballroom
Friday: Mission Week Fair, 2 p.m., RC Ballroom
Casual Classics, Music by Bill Campbell, 5 p.m., Madsen Hall, Galvin
Saturday: Women's Basketball vs. Robert Morris, 1 p.m., PE Center
Men's Basketball vs. Robert Morris, 3 p.m., PE Center
Men's Volleyball vs. Culver-Stockton, 7:30 p.m., PE Center
Sunday: Men's JV Basketball vs. Clarke, 2 p.m., PE Center
Men's Basketball vs. Clarke, 4 p.m., PE Center

Tuesday:: Bryon Ballantyne, Laura Cornish
Wednesday: Joyce Haack, Deb Sanborne
Sunday: Rebecca Furlong, Ken Grenier

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