Senior Memories 2019


05/28/2019

Senior Memories

During the Senior Reception each May, the Alumni Office asks seniors to share the next step in their journey, but also take a moment to reflect on their favorite memory from their time at St. Ambrose University. 

Congrats to the Class of 2019!

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Kate Lemons
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: RN at ICU Genesis East
Favorite SAU memory? Joining the nursing program.

Anne Nolting
Major: Exercise Science & Psychology
Next Steps: Graduate School at Clark University for DPT
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting all of the people at Ambrose and the activities hosted for students.

Michael Erskine
Major: Marketing
Next Steps: Job
Favorite SAU memory? Football; the team was my family.

Olivia Riehle
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Working at UW Madison
Favorite SAU memory? Nursing classes!!!

Anna Lasher
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Loras College - Master of Arts in School Counseling
Favorite SAU memory? Homecoming

Hailey Broer
Major: Elementary Education
Next Steps: Be a Substitute Teacher and find a job
Favorite SAU memory? Winning Dance Team Nationals in 2016 and 2018!

Bronya Conner
Major: Accounting
Next Steps: Job at Northwest Mechanical Accounting
Favorite SAU memory? The teachers!

Julia O'Conner
Major: Exercise Science
Next Steps: PT School at St. Ambrose
Favorite SAU memory? Going to ACSM my junior year.

Lane DeVore
Major: Business Sales
Next Steps: Pharmacy Analyst at Cottingham & Butler

Elizabeth Lange
Major: Elementary Education
Next Steps: Job searching
Favorite SAU memory? Traveling with the Women's Volleyball team to the away games.

Molly Chambers
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Gap year and then apply to OT
Favorite SAU memory? Dance Marathon

Jason Capper
Major: Biology
Next Steps: ED Scribe
Favorite SAU memory? Playing basketball

Alex Schott
Major: Math with an Endorsement in Secondary Education
Next Steps: Army Reserves and 6th grade teacher at Glenview
Favorite SAU memory? All the people I've met!

Dylan Fairsairn
Major: Computer Network Security
Next Steps: Florida Cancer Research Labs
Favorite SAU memory? Midnight Breakfast

Dillon Wasnecke
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: NCLEX

Emily Pendleton
Major: English
Next Steps: Bettendorf Middle School Teacher
Favorite SAU memory? The townhouses

Brent Schwoebel
Major: Human Performance and Fitness
Next Steps: YMCA
Favorite SAU memory? Having professors that were there to help me.

Katelyn Mack
Major: Computer Science & Data Science
Next Steps: Software engineer at John Deere
Favorite SAU memory? Late-night study sessions in Ambrose Hall.

Morgan Wheelwright
Major: Mathematics
Next Steps: Physical Therapy Graduate School at SAU
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting new people.

Erin Blackburn
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: RN at Mercy Hospital Chicago
Favorite SAU memory? Having the privilege to be a part of Dance Marathon all 4 years!

Axel Varges
Major: Criminal Justice
Next Steps: N/A
Favorite SAU memory? 712 W 17th Street, Davenport IA, 52804

Natalie Jones
Major: Communications
Next Steps: Job
Favorite SAU memory? Football games

Marcella Boers
Major: Master of Criminal Justice
Next Steps: Not sure
Favorite SAU memory? Graduating twice from SAU!

Emma Peeler
Major: Exercise Science
Next Steps: DPT Program at SAU
Favorite SAU memory? Winter sports class in Colorado.

Katharine Newhoff
Major: Forensic Psychology & MSCJ
Next Steps: Graduate Program
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting all my amazing friends! Also the endless opportunities (internships, jobs, clubs).

Karina Huaracha
Major: Marketing
Next Steps: Looking for jobs
Favorite SAU memory? Women's soccer team. Every practice, game, and hangout.

Jennifer Martin
Major: Sociology
Next Steps: Master of Social Work & MBA at Ambrose
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting my best friends and the love of my life.

Delina Tesfamichael
Major: International Studies & Political Science
Next Steps: Job in South Korea
Favorite SAU memory? Midnight Breakfast!

DeAnn Weeks
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Gap year because my dad is terminally ill
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting my mentors. Every day was a blessing.

Kaitlin Buss
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Undecided
Favorite SAU memory? Women's soccer program- Jon Mannall!

Katelyn Schrueder
Major: Industrial Engineering
Next Steps: John Deere
Favorite SAU memory? Everything!!

Shannon Herra
Major: Exercise Science DPT
Next Steps: SAU DPT
Favorite SAU memory? All the Bees I met!

Crystal Bautista
Major: Biology
Next Steps: Applying Physician Assistant school and getting more patient care hours
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting my life long best friends!

Reilly Scanlon
Major: Psychology/Human Performance & Fitness
Next Steps: North Central College OT Program
Favorite SAU memory? The Woman's Golf Team, Dance Marathon, and all the friends I made along the way

Janet Ketelsen
Major: Biology
Next Steps: Job
Favorite SAU memory? Labs - I loved labs!

Casauandra Fernandez
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: To become an RN
Favorite SAU memory? Living with the best roomies!!

Josh Hlubek
Major: Management
Next Steps: Job at John Deere
Favorite SAU memory? Being Conference Champs sophomore year for baseball.

Shannon McEachern
Major: History & Political Science
Next Steps: Northern Illinois University Law School
Favorite SAU memory? Playing for the St. Ambrose Women's Tennis Team

Emily Nguyen
Major: Biology
Next Steps: PA School
Favorite SAU memory? Homecoming

Emily Jean
Major: Marketing
Next Steps: Job
Favorite SAU memory? Living with 6 of my friends

Jenna Coe
Major: Exercise Science
Next Steps: MSEP
Favorite SAU memory? Building the marching band!

Bailey Claussen
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Nurse at UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
Favorite SAU memory? Midnight Breakfast

Alex Portwood
Major: Sales & Marketing
Next Steps: Marketing at Cottingham & Butler
Favorite SAU memory? Playing basketball for the team over the last 2 years.

Nico Boehling
Major: Sports Management
Next Steps: No Clue
Favorite SAU memory? Jon Mannall

Clare Sulentic
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: SAU Master of Speech-Language Pathology program
Favorite SAU memory? All 4 years of Dance Marathon

Brian Santino
Major: Sale Marketing
Next Steps: Bitco Insurance
Favorite SAU memory? Track and Cross Country stuff

Kelsey Page
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Next Steps: Job secured as a Sales Engineer
Favorite SAU memory? Living in Sudbrook A

Joaquin Bueno Diaz
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Get a job and get my master's
Favorite SAU memory? Bee-ing very involved in extracurricular activities and bee-coming Barney the Bee!

Holly Block
Major: Strategic Communication
Next Steps: Graduate School
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting my professors

Madison Grundler
Major: Women & Gender Studies
Next Steps: Boston to work for the Boston Ballet Residence Life
Favorite SAU memory? Joining Residence Life and making my best friends!

Quenton Runge
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: E.R. Nurse

Colin Scharf
Major: Accounting & Finance
Next Steps: Associate Accountant

Molly Verdun
Major: Strategic Communication
Next Steps: Job
Favorite SAU memory? Living in a townhouse

Ian South
Major: Biology
Next Steps: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Favorite SAU memory? Every moment spent at Ambrose

Ashley Andre
Major: Biology
Next Steps: MSEP
Favorite SAU memory? Midnight Breakfast

Tameka Toney
Major: Accounting
Next Steps: QC Community Foundation
Favorite SAU memory? Accounting Club

Erin Dunn
Major: Exercise Science
Next Steps: Graduate Program DPT
Favorite SAU memory? Homecoming

Erin Vander Bleek
Major: Marketing
Next Steps: Human Resources at Rock Island Arsenal
Favorite SAU memory? Dance Marathon

Natalie Mendez
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Not sure!
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting all of my great friends.

Erin Bullington
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Nurse at University of Iowa Hospitals
Favorite SAU memory? Homecoming and living in Sudbrook A.

Loren Liskunas
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Move and work on oncology unit
Favorite SAU memory? Participating in Dance Marathon.

Lauren Meyer
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: Master of Science in Child Development, Erikson Institute 
Favorite SAU memory? Dance Marathon 7 with all my favorite bees.

Samantha Lang
Major: Exercise Psychology
Next Steps: Cardiac Rehabilitation Internship
Favorite SAU memory? Being on the Women's Soccer Team.

Nick Riedesel
Major: Elementary Education
Next Steps: Job
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting lifelong friends.

Sonya Addison
Major: Psychology
Next Steps: HR Coordinator
Favorite SAU memory? Midnight Breakfast!

Anna Valenti
Major: Computer & Network Security
Next Steps: Job at John Deere
Favorite SAU memory? The café

Collin Leddy
Major: TV/Radio
Next Steps: N/A
Favorite SAU memory? Being in the Marching Band

Michaela Kelly
Major: Accounting & Finance
Next Steps: Graduate School
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting amazing people.

Miranda Rodriguez
Major: Nursing
Next Steps: Unity Point E.R.
Favorite SAU memory? Meeting all of my nursing friends.

Clare Tobin
Major: History & Art History
Next Steps: Graduate program at WIU
Favorite SAU memory? Homecoming football games

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