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Campus Bulletin

Volume 50, Number 36
March 20, 2017

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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, March 22. The next business card order will take place in June. Contact: Darcy Duncalf, ext. 6295.

Folwell Lecture in Political Science and Pre-Law
Joseph Alulis, PhD, professor of politics and government at North Park University, will give the Folwell Lecture, "Richard, Henry, Hamilton: Shakespeare and the Public Use of History," at 7 p.m., Monday, March 20, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read more at Folwell Lecture. Contact: Joe Hebert, ext. 6402.

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

Book Discussion
As a part of this year's Shakespeare 400@SAU project Michael Hustedde and Sarah Dennis, from the English Department, will host a book discussion of Emily St. John Mandel's National Book Award winner, "Station Eleven: a novel," from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, in the Library Conference Room, third floor. Copies of the book may be borrowed from Michael Hustedde, Ambrose Hall 315B. To request a copy of the book contact Michael Hustedde, ext. 6334.

Internship and Employment Opportunities at Career Fair
St. Ambrose and Augustana College will co-host the biannual "ProFair," career fair from noon to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. More than 70 companies will be on hand to share information about internships and employment opportunities. Many types of positions will be available for students to learn about including sales and marketing, engineering, legislative staff, public relations and special events, criminal justice and educational outreach opportunities. Students should dress professionally and bring updated resumes. Encourage students to attend this networking opportunity. For more details and a list of companies attending go to ProFair.

Bioethics and Humanities Luncheon
The SAU Center for Bioethics and the Humanities is hosting a luncheon from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in the Rogalski Center south annex room. All are welcome for this conversation of today's bioethics issues. For information contact Alfredo MacLaughlin, maclaughlinalfredoj@sau.edu. For lunch orders contact Jessica Gosnell, gosnelljessica@sau.edu by Monday, March 20.

Wilber Peace and Justice Symposium
Gregory Hillis, PhD, associate professor of theology at Bellarmine University, will present at the Wilber Symposium on the Christian Tradition and Non-violence at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Hillis will present "Nonviolence as a 'Fully Human Solution' to War: Thomas Merton and Pope Francis on the Responsibility of the Christian." The symposium is free and open to the public. Contact: Fr. Brian Miclot, ext. 6129. Read more at Wilber Symposium.

27th Annual Multicultural Week Events
The St. Ambrose Multicultural Week will be celebrated March 24-31.
Friday, March 24
•"The Anatomy of Prejudice," workshop by Jane Elliott, 2 to 5 pm., Galvin Fine Arts Center
Saturday, March 25•Cultural Excursion: Chicago
Monday, March 27
•Fulbright Information Session, 3:30 p.m., McCarthy Hall 001•Film viewing, documentary, "13th," 7 p.m., Rogalski Center Ballroom
Tuesday, March 28
•Freeman Pollard Minority Scholarship Breakfast, 7:30 to 9  a.m., Rogalski Center Ballroom
Wednesday, March 29
•"I am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World," 7 p.m., Rogalski Center Ballroom•Mass and More, 9:15 p.m., Christ the King Chapel
Friday, March 31
•Free Food Friday, "Nally's Kitchen," 3 to 4:30 p.m., Multicultural House
For more information visit http://www.sau.edu/Intercultural_Life/Upcoming_Events.html

Anatomy of Prejudice

Jane Elliott, a renowned anti-racism activist, will give a presentation from 2 to 5 p.m., Friday, March 24, in the Galvin Fine Arts Center. Elliott will explore the problems of racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia, and ethnocentrism and the responsibility to eliminate them from our environment and ourselves. The event is free and open to the public. Read more at Anatomy of Prejudice. Contact: Chris Martin, ext. 3916.

Faculty Lunch & Learn
The Library and the Center for Teaching Excellence will co-sponsor a discussion of the new Information Literacy 101 Framework and how it can be used to support student learning outcomes in other courses from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., Monday, March 27, in Library Room 11. Attendees may bring their lunch, dessert will be provided. Contact: Leslie Ross, ext. 6472.

Faculty/Staff Socials
The Faculty and Staff social for March has been re-scheduled for 3-5 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided. Sponsored by the President's Office and Sodexo Food Service, this is an informal event and a chance to catch up with your colleagues.

Save the date for the President's Faculty and Staff Social from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. Hors d'oeuvres and complimentary wine and beer will be provided. Members of the campus community who are retiring from St. Ambrose will be recognized at this event.

'I am an Emotional Creature'
Students from the Women and Gender Studies course 201 are sponsoring a benefit performance of "I am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World," at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The show will feature a collection of monologues edited by Eve Ensler.  Admission for faculty/staff and community members is $8; students, $5. Proceeds will be donated to the Family Resource's Safepath program in Davenport. Contact: Katy Strzepek, ext. 6113.

Casual Classics
The March Casual Classic will feature Marc Zyla, principal horn of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra performing at 5 p.m., Friday, March 31, in Madsen Hall, Galvin. The concert is free and open to the public. Contact: Terri Flynn, ext. 6001. Read more at Casual Classic.

Dance Marathon
The fifth annual St. Ambrose Dance Marathon Big Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on Saturday, April 1, in the Rogalski Center. The event is a celebration of the year-long fundraising effort to support the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, our local Children's Miracle Network hospital. Dancing, music, games, and other activities will be available. Faculty and staff are invited to participate in the event. For more information go to SAU Dance Marathon.

Chair of Catholic Studies Lecture
Ron Hansen, author and professor in the Arts and Humanities at Santa Clare University will present the Catholic Studies Lecture, "Shakespeare and  Me," at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. The lecture is free and open to the public. Contact: Fr. Chuck Adam, ext. 6151. Read more at Catholic Studies Lecture.

Bioethics and Humanities Reading Group
The SAU Center for Bioethics and the Humanities Reading Group will meet at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, in the Rogalski Center south annex room. Discussion will center on author Kelly Hunter's "Shakespeare's Heartbeat: Drama Games for Children with Autism," and how the humanities help poetically integrate the minds of autism-spectrum children. To receive a free copy of the book contact Jessica Gosnell, GosnellJessica@sau.edu.

CPR/AED Training
The Student Government Association has partnered with Medic EMS of Davenport to provide Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider CPR/AED training to St. Ambrose students, faculty and staff. The training will be held from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, in the Ambrose Hall Beehive. The fee for students will be covered by SGA, the fee for faculty/staff is $25. Participation is limited on a first come/first serve basis to the first 45 students and 15 faculty/staff members. To register contact the Student Government Association at SGA@sau.edu.

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: March 20-26

Meetings and Events
Monday
: Folwell Lecture, 7 p.m., RC Ballroom
Tuesday: Baseball vs. Mount Mercy, 1 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park
Book Discussion, 7 p.m., Library Conference Room
Wednesday: ProFair, noon, RC Ballroom
Bioethics luncheon, noon, RC south annex
Softball vs. Trinity Christian, 4 p.m., St. Vincent's Athletics Complex
Thursday: Wilber Peace and Justice, 7 p.m., RC Ballroom
Friday: Workshop, "Anatomy of Prejudice," 2 p.m. Galvin
Saturday: Baseball vs. Trinity Christian, 1 p.m., Modern Woodmen Park
Men's Lacrosse vs. University of St. Mary, 5 p.m., St. Vincent's Athletics Complex

Birthdays
Monday: Lindsey Fetterer, Steven Kalber
Tuesday: Thomas Anderson (Mathematics)zz
Friday: Jean Hess
Saturday: Mary Kaney



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