Reunions

We saw many of your for Homecoming 2022!

While many of our university-led reunions occur during Homecoming Weekend each year, we know that some classes or affinity groups find time to get together throughout the year. Know that your Alumni Office is here to help you in planning reunion gatherings across the country... and we'd love to promote it! 

If you have a reunion that you would like listed or if you're interested in helping to plan a reunion, please email Wendy Pondell or call her at 563-333-6057. 

Please Note: Online registration is currently closed; however, we'd still love to have you! Please call the St. Ambrose Alumni Office at 563-333-6290 or email alumni@sau.edu for any inquiries. 

 

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Affinity Reunions

2022 Affinity Reunions

Affinity reunions are reunions that tie together a group of alumni in some way other than their class year. It could be a student activity group, a degree program, or an athletic team.  

At this time, 2022 affinity reunions are in the works. The following groups are considering a reunion during Homecoming 2022. Once details are finalized, they will be posted here. Please follow the instructions to register for these reunions.

Contact the Alumni Office if you'd like to assist in organizing this type of gathering.

  • Baseball
  • Romecoming
  • Class of 1970
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Class of 1962 Mercy Nurses
  • Alumni Homecoming Concert with the Symphonic Band and University Chorale
  • DPT Alumni Symposium
Baseball

The SAU Baseball Committee wants to see you this fall! Come back to campus to take part in the many events and connect with SAU ballplayers past and present.

 

Friday, Sept. 16

Baseball Alumni Golf Outing
Palmer Hills Golf Course, Bettendorf
8 a.m., Start Time
$75/person includes breakfast, golf, lunch, and prizes

After golf, we'll then tour the ‘bubble', St. Vincent's and the SAU campus. You won't believe the facilities that are now available to our student athletes!

We'll then wrap up the day at Modern Woodmen Park for a SAU intra-squad baseball game. Food and drinks provided.

You'll also hear about our recently created SAU Baseball Endowment Scholarship! Donate to support this scholarship. 

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Double Tree in downtown Davenport. Mention St. Ambrose Baseball Alumni for the discounted rate. A discount is also offered at the Stony Creek Inn in Moline - be sure to mention "Ambrose"!

Questions: Contact Tony Huntley

Romecoming

A reunion for those who traveled to Italy on the student or alumni trips or those associated with the Academy for the Study of Saint Ambrose of Milan.

Saturday, Sept. 17
6-9 p.m., Evening Social
Beer, Wine, and Appetizers will be provided
Location: Rogalski Center, Gottlieb Conference Center

Class of 1970

Saturday, Sept. 17
Facilities tour in morning - cancelled, we apologize for the inconvenience.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lunch at Taste of Ambrose 
McLaughlin Commons (greenspace south of the Wellness and Recreation Center)
Food tickets available that day

Joining the Emeritus Reunion
6-7:30 p.m., Buffet Dinner, Wellness and Recreation Center Club Room
Cost: $40 at the door

Sunday, Sept. 18
10:30 a.m., Homecoming Mass
Christ the King Chapel
Cosgrove cafeteria open for brunch for those who are interested.

Black Alumni

Postponed to 2023 Homecoming

Softball

Come back to SAU for the Softball Reunion! Current and former softball players, their kids and family are all welcome!
Saturday, Sept. 17
St. Vincent Athletic Complex
620 W. Central Park Ave, Davenport
Bring softball equipment, lawn chairs, and athletic shoes.
Rain location: The Circle Tap, 1345 W. Locust St, Davenport

10 am - 11:45 SAU Softball plays Blackhawk College (free admission)
Come early if you want!

11 am - 11:30 am
Mingle with alumni and place your lunch order which is provided by SAU softball.
(a suggested donation of $5 is appreciated to help cover the cost of lunch)
We will order Jimmy Johns "party box" subs which includes 1/3 subs, chips, and lemonade or water.
Please note that you must arrive by 11:30 or RSVP to get a sub for lunch!

12:00 pm - 1:45 pm  Blackhawk plays Carl Sandberg College

11:30 am - 2 pm  Turf and Batting Cages
Current players & the coaching staff with join the mingling.
Feel free to use the turf soccer/lacrosse, field to play catch, run around, or hit grounders and pop flies.
Helmets are required if batting or in the batting cages. Fielders masks are encouraged but not required.
Lunch will arrive around 12:30.

2 pm - 3:45 pm  SAU Softball plays Carl Sandberg College
Stay to watch or migrate to Circle Tap!

RSVPs are encouraged, but not required: jenboyle18@yahoo.com

Lacrosse

Friday, Sept. 16

Lacrosse Alumni Games
4 p.m. Women
6 p.m. Men
St. Vincent Athletic Complex (SVAC)

Class of 1962 Mercy Nurses

The St. Ambrose College Division of Nurses Class of 1962 will be celebrating its 60th reunion. We hope to see you there.  Below is the tentative event plan (details subject to change). Please contact Anabel Flaherty at flahertyanabel@gmail.com or 563-355-7520 to RSVP for all events and to arrange payment where needed.

Saturday, Sept. 17
1 p.m., Lunch at the Bix Bistro
200 E. 3rd St. in Davenport
Individual checks will be arranged

6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Captains Dinner and Dance Cruise on the Celebration Belle
2501 River Dr. in East Moline
Boards at 6 p.m. - Cost is $55
RSVP and pre-payment required by Aug. 1

Sunday, Sept. 18
10:30 a.m., Homecoming Mass
Christ the King Chapel, SAU Campus
Plans for a brunch to follow are being considered

 

Alumni Homecoming Concert with the Symphonic Band and University Chorale

Join current members of the St. Ambrose University Athletic Bands, Symphonic Band, and the University Chorale, as we celebrate the Ambrose community of music in this reunion concert. Alumni from all classes are welcome to attend with special encouragement for the Class of 2020!

Saturday, Sept 17
Alumni Homecoming Concert with the Symphonic Band and University Chorale
7:00- 8:00p.m., Allaert Auditorium

For more information, please contact Nathan Windt by email at windtnathanj@sau.edu

DPT Alumni Symposium

The St. Ambrose Doctor of Physical Therapy Department is hosting a reunion for all DPT alumni. Below is the tentative plan for the day, but final details are still being finalized. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, Sept. 17
2:00-4:00 p.m., Alumni Symposium
Center for Health Sciences Education building

If your interested in attending the free alumni symposium to earn 2.0 CEUs, please register here by noon on September 14th.

4:00-6:00 p.m., Alumni Social
A special toast to the class of 2020
Commons area of Center for Health Sciences Education building

We encourage all alumni to participate in university sponsored Homecoming events. Class of 2020, we encourage you to participate in the university celebration on Sunday, September 18th.

If you have any questions, please reach out to pt@sau.edu

Class Reunions

15, 20, 25, 30 & 40 Year Reunions

Cheers to your milestone reunion!  At the 2022 Homecoming festivities, we will honor the 15, 20, 25, 30, and 40 year reunions for the following classes: 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, and 1982.

Stop by one of these events to pick up your special St. Ambrose gift (an insulated tote bag)! 

  • Those celebrating their 15 or 20 year reunion are invited to the Taste of Ambrose. Stop by the Alumni tent for your gift!
  • Those celebrating their 25, 30, or 40 year reunion will gather at the Circle Tap to receive their gift.

BOLD Reunion - Classes of 2012-2022

The BOLD reunion is for Bees of the Last Decade (2012-2022). Enjoy food, drinks, and music at the BEEHIVE!


Saturday, Sept. 17
6:30-9 p.m., The Beehive - NOTE LOCATION CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER
Classes of 2012 and 2017 will receive a special glass mug to commemorate their milestone reunion.



Emeritus Reunion - Classes prior to 1972

The Emeritus Reunion is a time and place for graduates who have previously celebrated their 50th reunion. It pays special recognition to those celebrating their 55th and 60th reunions. 

In the past, Emeritus reunion members have gathered with the current 50th class. This year, we are rolling out a new option for our special guests. 

Saturday, Sept. 17

5:30-6 p.m., Social with beer and wine
6-7:30 p.m., Buffet Dinner, Wellness and Recreation Center Club Room
Cost: $35 by Sept. 6, then $40 afterwards 

RSVP at 800-SAU-ALUM or alumni@sau.edu and note any dietary restrictions
For assistance, please contact 563-333-6290 or alumni@sau.edu

50th Reunion - Class of 1972

The Class of 1972 reunion committee started meeting in March to discuss the best way to celebrate their 50th reunion.

Reunion Committee: Matthew Carroll, Don (Jerry) Frett, Steve Hunter, Ellen Shapley, Tim Sheedy, Steve Tyner, Charley Viskocil, and Patt Zamora.

SCHEDULE

Friday, Sept. 16
5 p.m., Campus Tour, meet on the east side of Rogalski Center (2100 N. Ripley St., Davenport)
Rogalski Center parking lot can be found on the corner of W. Lombard St. and Ripley St.

Welcome Social
6-8 p.m., Rogalski Center - Gottlieb Conference Room
Enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers while you reconnect with your classmates. 

Those who are interested can travel to Circle Tap ( 1345 W. Locust St., Davenport) following the social for the St. Ambrose All Alumni Reunion. Event runs from 7-10 p.m. All alumni are invited to enjoy appetizers and drinks while supplies last.

 


Saturday, Sept. 17

Morning
Enjoy the wide variety of Homecoming activities already planned, including the Killer Bee 5K, campus tour, Archives open house and more. See Homecoming page for more details. 

Tailgate
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Brady Street Stadium (3603 Brady St. Davenport)
Join fellow members of the Class of 1972 (and other 1970 grads). Please bring your own drinks and sandwiches to share. Football Game begins at 1 p.m.

Enjoy a night in downtown Davenport
5:30 p.m., Take in the view at UP Skybar & Lounge (atop The Current Iowa hotel, 215 N. Main St., Davenport)
Treat yourself to a drink at this rooftop bar as a way to start the evening.

6:30-10 p.m. Gather at Me & Billy Kitchen|Bar in the Fairhaven Room (200 W. 3rd St., Davenport)
Hors d'oeuvres provided, cash bar available
$35 per person through Sept. 6, then $40-

Please RSVP for this and all reunion/Homecoming events or contact the Alumni Office at 800-SAU-ALUM or alumni@sau.edu

Sunday, Sept. 18
10:30 a.m., Homecoming Mass
Christ the King Chapel
Reserved seating for Class of 1972
Cosgrove cafeteria open for brunch for those who are interested.

Additional Information
The Class of 1972 Committee invites all classmates to support the Bobbi & Ed Rogalski Presidential Scholars Scholarship Fund at the university as a way to honor Ed & Bobbi's commitment to St. Ambrose and the positive influence they had on our lives.

To contribute, visit the SAU giving page, select "Area of Your Choice" from the dropdown menu, and type in the Bobbi Rogalski Scholarship

Contact


Wendy Pondell

Alumni Engagement Office
Alumni House: 1527 Brady St.
Mail: 518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6057
PondellWendyA@sau.edu

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