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Campus Bulletin

Volume 50, Number 27
January 16, 2017

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16, all offices will be closed.

Civil Rights Celebrations
St. Ambrose will host several events to honor those who have worked on behalf of civil rights and social justice. For a list of upcoming events go to Civil Rights Events.

Presidential Assembly and Higher Learning Commission Workshop
The spring presidential assembly will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served from 8-8:30 a.m. All faculty and staff are expected to attend the assembly, which begins at 8:30 a.m. New members of the campus community will be introduced by Sister Joan Lescinski at the assembly. A Higher Learning Commission workshop will immediately follow the assembly. Information for the HLC workshops can be found on the portal. Lunch for faculty and staff will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Cosgrove Cafeteria.

Winterim Mass Schedule
• Daily mass schedule resumes Wednesday, Jan. 18 with 9:15 p.m. Mass and More
• Regular Sunday schedule resumes with 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. masses on Jan. 22

Library Winterim Hours
Winterim hours for the Library will continue through Tuesday, Jan. 17. Those hours are:
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sundays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Fridays: 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Regular hours resume when classes start on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
The Library will also be closed Monday, Jan. 16.

Morrissey Gallery Exhibit
The Morrissey Gallery is hosting the exhibit, "Pushing Paper," currently on display through Feb. 5, in Galvin. The exhibit features works by Dawn Wohlford. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, an artist Q&A will be held at 4 p.m., and a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., in the lobby of the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Contact: Christopher Reno, ext. 6444.

Business Card Order
The Communications and Marketing Office is collecting names to place an order for business cards. Anyone who needs business cards can fill out the online form at Business Card Order Form or send information by campus mail to Darcy Duncalf by Wednesday, Jan. 18. The next business card order will take place in March. Contact: Darcy Duncalf, ext. 6295.

Catich Gallery Exhibit
The Catich Gallery will feature recent works by Heidi Draley McFall on display Jan. 18 through Feb. 24, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, an artist Q&A will begin at 4 p.m. and an opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Catich Gallery. The exhibit, Q&A and reception are free and open to the public. Contact: Chris Reno, ext. 6444.

Time Cards
• Work Study and Temporary (student) employees: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Friday, Jan. 20.
• Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Saturday, Jan. 21.
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Wednesday, Jan. 25.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Thursday, Jan. 26.

Trivia Night
The Alumni Association is hosting a trivia night at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Rogalski Center ballroom. Cost is $64/table through Jan. 18; $80/table after Jan. 18 and at the door. Child care is available (with a donation) for children of all ages. Children should be dropped off at the Children's Campus between 6 and 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required for both trivia night play and child care. For more information go Trivia Night. Contact: Alumni Office, ext. 6290.

President's Forum
Sr. Joan will provide an update from the Board of Trustees meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom.

BA-MSW Information Session
A BA-MSW Program information session will be held from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Rogalski Center north annex room. The BA-MSW program is for students majoring in Psychology, Sociology, Theology or Women and Gender Studies who are interested in continuing graduate studies in social work. Contact: Toni Wamsley, ext. 3910.

Business Clothing Collection
Residence Life and the Career Center have teamed up to make professional clothing available to SAU students in the Davis Closet. Students are in need of professional clothing to wear to upcoming events including Career Boot Camp and ProFair. Donations of gently used or new business clothing may be dropped off at the Career Center. Contact Kimberly Matteson with questions at ext.6342.

Career Boot Camp
The Career Center is hosting a series of student workshops during a "Career Center Boot Camp" from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 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 Wednesday, Feb. 1. Contact: Kimberly Matteson, ext. 6342.

Inclement Weather Notifications
In the event of severe inclement weather, a decision may be made to call off classes, and in some cases, to close offices. The best way to be sure you receive timely and accurate information about any such closures is to sign up for the campus emergency notification system. You can get more info and sign up at: Through this system you can opt to receive a text message, email and/or computer generated voice message notification at any phone.

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.

This Week at St. Ambrose: January 16-22

Meetings and Events
: Offices closed, Martin Luther King Jr. Observance
Tuesday: Presidential Assembly, 8 a.m., RC Ballroom
Faculty/Staff Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Cosgrove Cafeteria
MLK, March to Remember, 1 p.m., Cosgrove
Men's JV Basketball vs. Clarke, 7 p.m., PE Center
Wednesday: Lecture, The Role of America's Courts, noon, AH Beehive
Women's Basketball vs. Judson, 5:30 p.m., PE Center
Men's Basketball vs. Judson, 7:30 p.m., PE Center
Civil Rights and Human Liberties Mass, 9:15 p.m., Chapel
Thursday: Prayer Vigil for Peace and Inclusion, 3 p.m., Chapel
Film, The New Black: LGBT Rights, 7 p.m., AH Beehive
Friday: Men's Volleyball vs. Lourdes, 7 p.m., PE Center
Saturday: Women's Basketball vs. Trinity Christian, 1 p.m., PE Center
Men's Basketball vs. Trinity Christian, 3 p.m., PE Center
Alumni Trivia Night, 7 p.m., RC Ballroom

Monday: Margaret Babbitt, Jan Stafford
Tuesday: Steve Helms
Thursday: Brett Billman, Michelle Voelkers
Friday: Kelly Giddens
Saturday: Carl Herzig, Mary Waterstreet

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