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Volume 48, Number 28
January 26, 2015

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

 Bioethics Breakfast
The St. Ambrose University Bioethics Initiative is sponsoring a Bioethics Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27, in the Center for Health Sciences Education, room 161. The facilitator will be Alfredo Mac Laughlin from the philosophy department. To RSVP email Alfredo Mac Laughlin.

President's Forum
The January President's Forum will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Sr. Joan will provide an update from the January Board of Trustees meeting.

Gender and Leadership at Work
The College of Business is sponsoring a panel discussion with regional business leaders in a conversation about opportunities and obstacles to foster greater gender equity and inclusion in the workplace at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. Read more at Gender and Leadership at Work. Contact: Allison Ambrose, ext. 6155.

MLK Mentoring Day

St. Ambrose University and the Davenport School District are co-sponsoring a mentoring program based on the Six Core Values of Muhammad Ali for 8th grade male students of color. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Roglaski Center, and will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information contact Ryan Saddler, ext. 5728.

Morrissey Gallery Exhibit
The Morrissey Gallery exhibit, "Rozz-Tox Poster Archives," a collection of promotional poster art for past evens at Rock Island's café/music/art venue Rozz-Tox is on display through Jan. 30. A closing reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, in the lobby of the Galvin Fine Arts Center. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Contact: Chris Reno, ext. 6444. Read more at Rozz-Tox Poster Archives.

Odd? Rod, Spoken Word Poet
Overcoming the adversities of a difficult childhood, Odd?Rod inspires others through his spoken-word show that will be performed at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Ambrose Hall Beehive. The event is free and open to the public. Read more at Odd?Rod. Contact: Ramona Amos, ext. 6023.

New Student Seminar Instructor
New Student Seminar is a one-credit college transitions course that introduces students to SAU and the Liberal Arts tradition, assists them in making a personal and social connection to the university and our core values, and helps them to explore major and career choices in the first year of college. If interested in teaching, apply online by Friday, Jan. 30. Contact: First Year Experience.

Ensemble Español
Elegance and passion are showcased when sensational dancers, singers and instrumentalists grace the stage to promote and preserve Spanish dance culture in a performance at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults; 13 for faculty/staff, alumni and senior citizens; $11 for non-SAU students, $10 for groups, and free for SAU students with current valid student ID. For reservations, call Galvin ext. 6251. Read more at Ensemble Español.

Career Center Boot Camp
The Career Center is hosting a series of events for students during a "Career Center Boot Camp." All events will take place in the Rogalski Center Ballroom.
Tuesday, Feb. 3
• 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Speed Interviewing. Students will rotate five times with local Quad City professionals practicing classic job interview questions. Space is limited.
• 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m., Professional photo shoot. Students are encouraged to stop by and have a professional photo taken for use on social media.
• 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., LinkedIn Drive Thru. Stop by for tips on how to start your profile or have your current profile reviewed.
• 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Resume Drive Thru. Receive a 15 to 20 minute critique of your resume from local employers/and or the Career Center Staff.
• 12:30 to 1 p.m., Networking Basics. Students will learn networking basics to use at large recruiting events such as ProFair. Pizza will be served.
Wednesday, Feb. 4
• 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Resume Drive Thru. Receive a 15 to 20 minute critique of your resume from local employers/and or the Career Center Staff.
To boost participation consider giving extra credit for attendance or require students to attend as part of an assignment. Reservations are required and can be made through students' BeeCAREERS account. Contact: Heather Stocking, ext. 6342. For more information go to Career Center.

Social Work Continuing Education
The School of Social Work will hold a seminar, "Living to Die or Dying to Live: Understanding the Alliance for Living and Dying Well," from 1 to 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, at 1950 E. 54th St., Davenport. Free for current MSW students and current field supervisors. The cost is $20 for the general public and includes three social work continuing education credits (CEU's). Read more at Social Work Continuing Education.  Contact: Christie Holdridge.

Brown Bag with Baecke Endowment Speaker Michele Wallace
Michele Wallace, PhD, will present at a brown bag from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Women and Gender Studies Resource Center, Ambrose Hall 224. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Katy Strzepek, ext. 6113.

Baecke Endowment for the Humanities Lecture
Michele Wallace, PhD, a pioneer in black feminist thought, will deliver the Baecke Endowment for the Humanities Lecture, "The Myth of the Superwomen Revisited: Black Feminism and the Civil Rights Movement" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. A question and answer session will follow the lecture which is free and open to the public. Read more at Myth of the Superwoman. Contact: Larry Skillin, ext.6034.

Drop-in Yoga Class
Erin Phillips, Occupational Therapy Department, will teach a yoga class for faculty and staff during the spring semester from 12-12:50 p.m., Fridays, beginning Feb. 6, in the Rogalski Center ballroom. The class is free and no registration is required. No experience necessary, bring a mat and come as you are. Participants, who may need modifications to practice yoga, i.e. using a chair, are welcome and will be assisted as needed. Contact: Erin Phillips, ext. 6280.

Destination: Leadership
St. Ambrose students are invited to attend a student leadership conference, "Destination: Leadership," from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The conference is intended to motivate students, develop leadership skills, offer opportunities to apply their leadership, and further their commitment to social justice. Speakers include St. Ambrose faculty, alumni, and students. Lori Sundberg '03 DBA, president of Carl Sandberg College, Galesburg, Ill., is the keynote speaker. The conference is free to attend. To register go to Destination Leadership. Contact: Ramona Amos or DestinationLeadership@sau.edu.

Folwell Lecture in Political Science and Pre-Law
Amaney A. Jamal, PhD, the Edward S. Sanford Professor of Politics at Princeton University will give the Folwell Lecture, "The Arab Spring: Did All Go Wrong?" at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 9, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read more at The Arab Spring. Contact: Duk Kim, ext. 6169.

NSS Peer Assistants
First Year Experience is accepting applications for New Student Seminar Peer Assistants. The positions are open to students who will be attending St. Ambrose in fall 2015. The deadline to apply is Feb. 13 and students may apply online through BeeCareers. Contact: First Year Experience.

2015-16 Learning Communities
Learning Communities are linked courses that address current issues and questions from multiple points of view and, in some cases, offer an introduction to a specific major. Learning Communities include two content courses, Information Literacy, and New Student Seminar. Students who have participated in learning communities are more likely to return to college in the second year, and have the opportunity to experience deeper learning from engaged faculty and staff. Applications must be submitted online by Monday, Feb. 16. Contact: First Year Experience.

Drop-in Yoga Class
Erin Phillips, Occupational Therapy Department, will teach a yoga class for faculty and staff during the spring semester from 12-12:50 p.m., Fridays, beginning Feb. 6, in the Rogalski Center ballroom. The class is free and no registration is required. No experience necessary, bring a mat and come as you are. Participants, who may need modifications to practice yoga, i.e. using a chair, are welcome and will be assisted as needed. Contact: Erin Phillips, ext. 6280.

Destination: Leadership
St. Ambrose students are invited to attend a student leadership conference, "Destination: Leadership," from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The conference is intended to motivate students, develop leadership skills, offer opportunities to apply their leadership, and further their commitment to social justice. Speakers include St. Ambrose faculty, alumni, and students. Lori Sundberg '03 DBA, president of Carl Sandberg College, Galesburg, Ill., is the keynote speaker. The conference is free to attend. To register go to Destination Leadership. Contact: Ramona Amos or DestinationLeadership@sau.edu.

Orientation Dates
The dates for new student orientations are available. Five orientation sessions for new students are scheduled this summer: June 1-2, 4-5, 11-12, 15-16, and 18-19. Over the course of these sessions, hundreds of new students and family members will be on campus for advising, registration and a general introduction to college life. Contact: Jill Beinborn, ext. 5898.

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This Week at St. Ambrose - January 26-February 1

Meetings and Events
Tuesday: Bioethics Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., CHS 161
President's Forum, 4 p.m., RC Ballroom
Wednesday: Women's Basketball vs. Viterbo, 5:30 p.m., PE Center
Panel Discussion, "Gender and Leadership at Work," 7 p.m., RC Ballroom
Men's Basketball vs. Viterbo, 7:30 p.m., PE Center
Thursday: MLK Mentoring Day, 9 a.m., RC Ballroom
Morrissey Gallery, Closing Reception, 5 p.m., Galvin
Student Activities, Odd?Rod, 7 p.m., AH Beehive
Friday: International Mixer, 4 p.m., lower Cosgrove
Men's JV Basketball vs. North Iowa Area CC, 7 p.m., PE Center
Saturday: Women's Basketball vs. Grand View, 1 p.m., PE Center
Men's Basketball vs. Grand View, 3 p.m., PE Center
Performing Arts Dance, Ensemble Español, 7:30 p.m., Galvin
Sunday: CommUniversity, Keynote Speaker, 1 p.m., Galvin


Birthdays

Monday: Allison Ambrose, Kaitlin Depuydt
Tuesday: Jen Bessire, Sandy Cassady, Mike Hustedde
Wednesday: Andy Milton
Thursday:  Michael Durbin, Kati Freiburger, Julie Weckel
Friday: Julie Haack, Jason Richter
Saturday: Emily Kingery
Sunday: Fr. Chuck Adam, Stacie Greene



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