Every year, the university's three colleges recognize a Distinguished Alumni and an Emerging Leader. These Ambrosians serve as extraordinary examples of what one can do with an Ambrose education and how we can all bring Ambrosian qualities beyond the campus and into our communities.
Bucking a nationwide trend of declining enrollment, St. Ambrose University welcomed 943 new students in Fall 2023, with the number of new undergraduate students soaring 15% over Fall 2022 numbers. Additionally, first-year student retention hit a 10-year high at 83%.
As universities across the country face challenging shifts in higher education, St. Ambrose University will remain at the forefront of innovation with the appointment of Toby Arquette, PhD, as the university’s first Vice President for Strategic Growth, Marketing, and Digital Transformation.
The 2023 Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award will be given to Sheryl Olitzky and Atiya Aftab, the founders of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, for their vision and commitment to creating relationships based on shared values between Muslim and Jewish Women. They will receive the award at St. Ambrose University inside the Rogalski Center Ballroom at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13. This event is free and open to the public.
St. Ambrose University joins forces with Loras College in new articulation agreement
St. Ambrose University and Mount Mercy University signed an articulation agreement this week to expand access to higher education learning pathways for students pursuing advanced degrees in the field of nursing.
St. Ambrose University Unveils New Logo as Part of Refreshed Visual Identity
St. Ambrose University, along with 16 other Iowa colleges and universities, received a three-year grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations and the Teagle Foundation to focus on improving the transfer experience Iowa community college students.