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Study Abroad Fair
The Center for International Education will host a Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, in the Ambrose Hall Beehive. Information will be available for short-term and semester study abroad programs. Contact: Stephanie Loncarich, ext. 6389.
Catich Gallery Exhibit
The Catich Gallery will start the academic year with the exhibit, "Works by Brian Borchardt and Erick Wolfmeyer." The exhibit will be on display beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10 through Friday, Oct. 24, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. On Thursday, Sept. 18, 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 Borchardt and Wolfmeyer.
Students who are majoring or considering major in psychology, forensic psychology or behavioral neuroscience can attend an information session from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16 in the Rogalski Center. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Julie Kettman, ext. 6492.
Career Center Bootcamp
The Career Center is hosting a series of student workshops during a "Career Center Boot Camp" Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 17-18. Workshops will include networking, interview coaching, using social media tools for job searches and resume review. Reservations are required and can be made through students' BeeCAREERS account. Contact: Kimberly Matteson, ext. 6342. For a list of workshops and for more information go to Career Center Boot Camp.
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., Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 17 through Dec. 3, 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.
Middle East Institute Reception
The St. Ambrose Middle East Institute will host a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. Second Street, Davenport. Ryan Dye, MEI director and members of the MEI advisory council will share information about the institute and its upcoming events. The reception is free and open to the public. Contact: Ryan Dye, ext. 6389.
Here's a look at some of the events scheduled for Homecoming Week:
Thursday, Sept. 18
Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk and Bumble Rumble Packet Pick-up and Late Registration, 4-6 p.m., Rogalski Center Rotunda
Friday, Sept. 19
Alumni Get Together, 7 p.m.-midnight, Circle Tap, Davenport
Saturday, Sept. 20
19th Annual Killer Bee 5K run/walk, 8 a.m., Rogalski Center lawn
Bumble Rumble Fun Run, 9 a.m., Rogalski Center lawn
Campus Tours, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Rogalski Center
SAU Archives Open House, 10 a.m. - Noon, Library
Ambrose Hall Blessing 10:30 a.m., front lawn Ambrose Hall
"Taste of Ambrose" Tailgate Party, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Brady Street Stadium
Football vs. St. Francis , 1 p.m., Brady Street Stadium
Reunion Class events go to Reunion Class Details
Sunday, Sept. 21
Homecoming Mass, 10:30 a.m., Chapel
Homecoming Weekend 2014
The Advancement and Alumni Engagement Office encourages the campus community to participate in the activities planned for Homecoming Weekend 2014, Sept. 19-21 (click here to see a list). The following classes are celebrating reunions this year: 1964, 1974, 1984. The classes of 2004 and 2009 will celebrate reunions in conjunction with the larger Bees of the Last Decade (BOLD) reunion which welcomes all alumni graduating between 2004 and 2014 to enjoy a young alumni-focused reunion. The Masters of Social Work 2004 is also holding a reunion. Details and specific information about the reunion and who is attending can be found here. To make a reservation contact the alumni office, ext. 6290.
Ambrose Hall Blessing
A ceremony to celebrate renovations to the Ambrose Hall exterior completed last spring will be held during Homecoming Weekend at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, outside Ambrose Hall. The ceremony will feature Sr. Joan Lescinski, Fr. Chuck Adam and Fr. George McDaniel, as well as alumni from the class of 1964. A highlight will be the ringing of the Ambrose Hall tower bell. Read more at Ambrose Hall Blessing.
• Work Study and Temporary (student) Employees: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Saturday, Sept. 20.
• Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Sunday, Sept. 21.
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Wednesday, Sept. 24.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Thursday, Sept. 25.
Pacem in Terris
This year's recipient for the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award is Sister Simone Campbell, who organized the "Nuns on the Bus," for social and economic justice. The campus community is invited to attend the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award program at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, in Christ the King Chapel.
Banned Books Week
To bring awareness to Banned Books Week, Sept. 21-27, the Library currently has on display a collection of comics and graphic novels. Stop by the circulation desk and enter to win one of several bundles of comics. The drawings will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26. Contact: Joyce Haack, ext. 6247.
Young Adult Book Author
Chris Crutcher, author of banned or challenged books, "Athletic Shorts" and "Chinese Handcuffs," will speak to the Creative Writing Workshop class at 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, in Ambrose Hall 228. Seating is limited. Crutcher will also be speak at the Bettendorf Public Library at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22. Contact: Michael Hustedde, ext. 6334.
Half the Sky Film
The documentary, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," will be viewed at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The film was inspired by the widely acclaimed book of the same name by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by First Year Experience and First Book. Contact: Jessica Nash, ext. 5828. Read more at Half the Sky.
St. Ambrose and Augustana College will co-host the biannual "ProFair," career fair from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the PepsiCo Center at Augustana College. More than 70 companies will be on hand to share information about employment opportunities. Students should dress professionally and bring updated resumes. Students are encouraged to ride the shuttle bus service that will be provided between St. Ambrose and Augustana. Shuttle schedules are available in the Career Center. Read more at ProFair.
Penguin Book Truck and Push Cart
The Library will host the Penguin Book Truck and Push Cart from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, on the south side of the Library. Books will be available for purchase and the first 30 customers who purchase a book will receive a free book (up to a $16 value). Penguin book bags are will be given away with a purchase. Free Penguin posters and catalogs while supplies last. Contact: Joyce Haack, ext. 6247. Read more at Penguin Book Truck.
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:Study Abroad Fair, 11 a.m., AH Beehive
Women's JV Volleyball vs. Augustana, 7 p.m., PE Center
Tuesday: Men's Soccer vs. University of St. Francis, 3 p.m., Davenport Soccer Complex
Psychology Night, 5 p.m., RC
Women's Volleyball vs. Wisconsin-Platteville, 7 p.m., PE Center
Wednesday: Middle East Institute Reception, 5 p.m., Figge Art Museum, Davenport
Thursday: Women's Soccer vs. Bellevue University, 1 p.m., Davenport Soccer Complex
Killer Bee/Bumble Rumble Packet Pickup and Late Registration, 4 p.m., RC Rotunda
Catich Gallery Art Talk, 4 p.m., Galvin
Catich Gallery Opening Reception, 5 p.m., Galvin
Women's Volleyball vs. Cardinal Stritch, 7 p.m., PE Center
Friday: Alumni Get Together, 7 p.m., Circle Tap, Davenport
Saturday: 19th Annual Killer Bee 5K run/walk, 8 a.m., RC Lawn
Bumble Rumble Fun Run, 9 a.m., RC Lawn
Campus Tours, 10 a.m., RC
SAU Archives Open House, 10 a.m., Library
Ambrose Hall Blessing, 10:30 a.m., AH
"Taste of Ambrose" Tailgate Party, 11 a.m., Brady Street Stadium
Football vs. St. Francis, 1 p.m., Brady Street Stadium
Sunday: Homecoming Mass, 10:30 a.m., Chapel
Women's JV Soccer vs. Monmouth College, 2 p.m., Davenport Soccer Complex
Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award, 3 p.m., Chapel
Monday: Jeanette Allison-Glaser, Julie Dobek
Tuesday: Brenda Shostrom
Thursday: Sally Crino, Laurie Jeans, Leanne Kulchawik, Anna Roeder
Friday: Elizabeth Laubenthal
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