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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.
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Monday, Feb. 23.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Brownbag Book Discussion on Tuesdays
During Lent an informal discussion of Pope Francis' book, The Church of Mercy, will take place at noon on Tuesdays, Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 17, 24 and 31 in the Chapel Gathering space. If interested in participating and receiving a copy of the book contact Fr. Chuck Adam or Tammy Norcross-Reitzler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduce a Girl to Engineering
Girls ages pre-school through 7th grade and their guests are invited to celebrate by learning how fun and exciting engineering and science can be through hands-on activities from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Rogalski Center. Register online by Friday, Feb. 20. Contact: Vickie Logan, ext. 6166. To register and learn more go to Girls Engineering.
Special Parking Request for Wednesday, Feb. 25
Wednesday, Feb. 25, St. Ambrose will host a veterans conference in the Rogalski Center. A number of veterans, service members, and community members are expected to attend. The Veterans Recruitment and Services Office is asking faculty and staff who usually park in the Rogalski Center lot to consider parking in the St. Paul Lutheran Church lot at High and Main streets instead. This will help facilitate a warm welcome to campus. Contact: Calvin Cooper, Security, ext. 5725 about parking or Andrew Gates, Veterans Services, ext. 5721 about the event.
St. Ambrose is hosting the Eastern Iowa/Western Illinois Veterans Conference from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The conference will include workshops, panel discussions, a resources fair and a networking social. The keynote speaker will be Iraq War veteran Bryan Anderson, one of the few triple-amputees to have survived that conflict. The event is free and open to the public with priority given to veterans, faculty, staff, students and administrators. Read more at Veterans Conference. Contact: Andrew Gates, ext. 5721.
Catich Gallery Exhibit
The Catich Gallery will feature the exhibit "Along the Way," showing works by Mary Jones, professor of art and design at Grand View College, Des Moines. Jones presents a series of mix media work referencing maps as a metaphor. The exhibit will be on display Wednesday, Feb. 25 through Friday, April 17, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. On Thursday, Feb. 26, an artist lecture will be given from 4 to 4:45 p.m., and an opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Catich Gallery. The exhibit, lecture and reception are free and open to the public. Read more at Along the Way. Contact: Chris Reno, ext. 6444.
Engineering Trivia Night
The St. Ambrose Engineering club is hosting a Trivia Night at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The trivia will include a mix of engineering and general questions. Cost is $10/person; $80/team, maximum of 8; $5 admission for full-time students. Reservations should be made by Thursday, Feb. 26 to Mike Opar, or ext. 6152. Read more at Engineering Trivia Night.
Winter Instrumental Concert
The SAU Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public. Read more at Winter Instrumental Concert. Contact: Terri Flynn, ext. 6001.
All SAU students graduating in May are encouraged to attend the Spring Grad Finale anytime from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Students can purchase their graduation gowns, announcements and class rings. Caps and gowns may be purchased from the Jostens website until March 23. Only a limited number of extras will be available after this day. Several campus offices will have representatives on hand to answer questions. There will be refreshments and door prizes. Contact: Campus Bookstore, ext. 6336.
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff is the 2015 Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. Chasnoff will lead a discussion following the viewing of the film, "Straightlaced: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up," at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Lance Sadlek, ext. 6252. Read more at Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow.
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
Tuesday: Lenten Brown Bag, noon, Chapel Gathering space
Introduce a Girl to Engineering, 5 p.m., RC
Wednesday: Veterans Conference, 11 a.m., RC
Thursday: Catich Gallery, Artist lecture, 4 p.m., Galvin
Catich Gallery Opening Reception, 5 p.m., Galvin
Friday: Engineering Trivia Night, 7 p.m., RC
Winter Instrumental Concert, 7:30 p.m., Galvin
Monday: Neil Christiansen, Jim Stangle
Wednesday: Beth Lybbert, Fr. Brian Miclot
Thursday: Ethan Graham, Lance Sadlek
Friday: Hilary Abban, Matt Trimble
Saturday: Kathy Lampe
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