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Volume 48, Number 16
October 20, 2014

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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Information Sessions
The Doctor of Business Administration will host three information sessions to learn more about the DBA program and admissions requirements. The sessions will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 20-22, in Rogalski Center Room 211. The DBA program is enrolling now for the January term. To attend contact Jessica Greenwald, ext. 6394. Read more at DBA Information Sessions.

Political Science and Leadership Studies
The Political Science and Leadership Studies program is hosting an open house from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20, in the Roglaski Center North Annex, for students interested in learning about political science, international studies, mock trial, Model UN, the pre-law minor or the leadership minor. Information will be available on the Folwell Endowment and the support it provides to student learning including the Folwell Academic Scholarship in Community and Public Service. Contact: Bill Parsons, ext. 6171.

Time Cards

• Work Study and Temporary (student) Employees: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Monday, Oct. 20.
• Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Tuesday, Oct. 21.
• Staff: Online time cards need to be submitted to your supervisor by Saturday, Oct. 25.
• Hourly Staff Supervisors: Online time cards with supervisor approval need to be submitted to General Accounting by Sunday, Oct. 26.

Social and Economic Justice Conference and First Book Lecture
The Annual St. Ambrose Social and Economic Justice Conference, "Gender, Narrative and Justice: The Power of Story," will feature workshops, presentations and a film screening selection from "Half the Sky," beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The keynote lecture, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," will be given by Pulitzer Prize winning author, lecturer and business executive Sheryl WuDunn, at 7 p.m., in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. These events are part of the Exploring Gender project series. Read more at Social and Economic Justice Conference and First Book Lecture.

Clothesline Project

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness month, students from Women and Gender Studies and Triota are sponsoring the Clothesline Project, a program that addresses violence against women. The campus community is invited to design a T-shirt that expresses their emotions about such violence from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Rogalski Center. Information about counseling and resources for survivors and others affected by violence will be available. Contact: Katy Strzepek, ext. 6113.

Middle East Institute Film Festival
The SAU Middle East Institute is sponsoring a film festival that will highlight filmmakers from Israel, Egypt, Iran, Palestine, Tunisia, Lebanon, Syria and the United States. All films are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:
• Experimental Shorts: The Archive, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, Rozz Tox, 2108 Third Ave., Rock Island
• Zero Motivation, 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. Second St., Davenport
• Syria and the Limits of Understanding, 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, Galvin Fine Arts Center
Contact: Ryan Dye, ext. 6210

Social and Economic Justice Conference and First Book Lecture
The Annual St. Ambrose Social and Economic Justice Conference, "Gender, Narrative and Justice: The Power of Story," will feature workshops, presentations and a film screening selection from "Half the Sky," beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The keynote lecture, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," will be given by Pulitzer Prize winning author, lecturer and business executive Sheryl WuDunn, at 7 p.m., in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. These events are part of the Exploring Gender project series. Read more at Social and Economic Justice Conference and First Book Lecture.

Partial Solar Eclipse
A partial eclipse of the Sun will begin at approximately 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, lasting through sunset. Weather permitting, specially filtered telescopes and eclipse glasses will be made available on the third-floor balcony of the Rogalski Center for safely viewing the eclipse, which will occur toward the western horizon. Due to other events scheduled in the Rogalski Center, access to the third-floor balcony will be limited to the west-side stairways from the second floor. If you do not have properly made eye protection, use indirect methods such as pinhole projection to avoid eye damage. Contact: Robert Mitchell, ext. 6141

Casual Classics
A Casual Classics concert will be held at 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, in Madsen Hall, Galvin. The hour-long concert will feature Beth Wiese on Tuba. Wiese was the recipient of the prestigious international competition "Città di Porcia," a quadrennial event for tuba held in Porcia, Italy. She plays with the New World Symphony and is an associate member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra. The event is free and open to the public. Contact: Terri Flynn, ext. 6001. Read more at Casual Classics.

Celebrate United Nations Day
The SAU Model United Nations Society will celebrate United Nations Day from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, in the Rogalski Center Gottlieb Conference Center. International food dishes will be served. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for International Education and is open to the campus community. Contact: Duk Kim or Cathy Toohey.

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 Monday, Oct. 27. The next business card order will take place in January. Contact: Darcy Duncalf, ext. 6295.

Catich Gallery Exhibit
The Catich Gallery will feature the exhibit "Anonymous Women," with works by Patty Carroll, who displays large-scale photographs that reflect upon domesticity and her personal relationship to "home." The exhibit will be on display beginning Wednesday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Dec. 12, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. On Thursday, Nov. 6, 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. The event is part of the Exploring Gender project series. Read more at Anonymous Women. Contact: Kristin Quinn, ext. 6444.

Open House
An open house for prospective students will be held from 8:45 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 25. Check-in is at 8:45 a.m. in the Rogalski Center. For details and dates of upcoming open houses and campus visit opportunities go to Fall Open House Visits.

Break of Reality
The Galvin Performing Art Series will present Break of Reality, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. Critics call them alt-classical, cello rock and indie-classical, and the band isn't sure what genre they fall into. 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 Break of Reality.

Halloween in the Halls
Residence Life invites the campus community to bring children (12 years and younger) on campus from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26 for games, candy, and Halloween fun. Participants should report to the Rogalski Center beginning at 1 p.m. to receive a brochure to find out which halls are participating and for a list of events on campus. Ambrosians for Peace and Justice will take photos for a donation of $1 or a canned food item. Contact: Anjie Swidergal

Occupational Therapy Information Session
The Occupational Therapy department is hosting an information session for students interested in the Occupational Therapy program at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Rogalski Center Gottlieb Conference Center. Contact: Anne Lansing, ext. 6128.

Keep Our Neighbors Warm Collection
Staff Assembly is accepting donations of clothing for men and women including long sleeved t-shirts, long-johns, socks, gloves and hats. The clothing will be donated to community agencies serving those in need this winter. Donations will be accepted through Nov. 11. Collection boxes are located in Ambrose Hall, Center for Health Sciences Education, the Rogalski Center and the Library. Contact: Carrie Meador-Bliss, ext. 6401.

Coats for Kids
The Children's Campus is organizing a Coats for Kids drive beginning Oct. 3. Gently used or new coats, gloves and hats for men, women and children will be accepted. Collection boxes are located in Ambrose Hall, the Center for Health Sciences Education, the Center for Communication and Social Development, Galvin Fine Arts Center, Hayes Hall, the Library, 1950 E. 54th Street Facility, Downtown Professional Development Center, the Library and the Rogalski Center. The Children's Campus is also collecting spare change to go towards the purchase of coats from Goodwill Industries. Contact: Andromahi Harrison, ext. 5799.


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 - October 20-26

Meetings and Events
Monday
: DBA Information Session, 5 p.m., RC 211
Political Science Information Session, 6 p.m., RC North Annex
Tuesday: Social and Economic Justice Conference, 9 a.m., RC
Clothesline Project, 9 a.m., RC
DBA Information Session, 5 p.m., RC 211
Lecture, "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," 7 p.m., Galvin
Wednesday: DBA Information Session, 5 p.m., RC 211
Film, Experimental Short: The Archive, 7 p.m., Rozz Tox, 2108 Third Ave., Rock Island
Thursday: Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing, 4:30 p.m., RC Balcony
Women's Volleyball vs. Ashford University, 7 p.m., PE Center
Film, Zero Motivation, 7 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport
Friday: Casual Classics, 5 p.m., Madsen Hall, Galvin
United Nations Day Celebration, 6:30 p.m., RC Gottlieb Conference Center
Women's Volleyball vs. Huntington University, 7 p.m., PE Center
Film, Syria and the Limits of Understanding, 7 p.m., Galvin
Saturday: Admissions Open House, 8:45 a.m., RC
Football vs. Grand View University, 1 p.m., Brady Street Stadium
Performing Arts, "Break of Reality," 7:30 p.m., Galvin
Sunday: Family Weekend Masses, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 6:30 p.m., Chapel
Halloween in the Halls, 1 p.m., RC


Birthdays
Tuesday
: Sean Cox
Wednesday: Chris Barnum, Darren Courville, Tony Huntley
Thursday: Tom Moothart, John Thompson
Friday: Sean McGinn
Saturday: Kathy Lukavsky, Larry Skillin



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