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'Create A Community of Kinship Such That God Might Recognize It'

Rev. Greg Boyle's address stirs Class of 2014. See an SAUtv video.

In the News

Commencement Conundrum: Help Your Selfie?

To Selfie or Not to Selfie? That was a question a local news station asked of SAU grads ahead of Commencement 2014. Watch this amusing report. Review more media coverage of the Class of 2014.

Graduating Class of 2014 Captured in Pictures

Ambrosians were all smiles on May 10 at the iWireless Center in Moline, where more than 600 new St. Ambrose alumni were celebrated. View the day in pictures via Facebook and Flickr albums.

St. Ambrose Alum is a Biking Bishop

The Most Rev. Robert Gruss '90, bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City, SD, gave up his motorcycle when he entered the seminary 25 years ago. He will be back on a bike in July to lead a fundraising ride. Read about him.

Take An Hour (or two) to Bee Happy on June 19

St. Ambrose alumni will gather in nine spots across six states from 5-7 p.m. on June 19 to participate in the sixth annual Bee Happy Hour. Find a spot near you here. See why alums gathered at Rookies in 2012.

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Join Us at June 4 SVC Public Meeting

The Davenport City Council will hold a public meeting on June 4 to discuss St. Ambrose's zoning request for the SVC Complex. Your support is needed and welcome. Find meeting details and keep up with the newest SVC developments.

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Coming Up

In the Quad Cities

May 30

Fighting Bee Golf Classic

June 12-15

Youth Ministry Studies

June 12

Author Talk: Thomas Maltman

June 13-Sept. 5

10th Annual Catich Exhibition: Home

June 19

Bee Happy Hour 2014



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Why is the Most Rev. Robert Gruss '90 getting back on a motorcycle next month?

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What is the name of the neighborhood in which Fr. Greg Boyle began Homeboy Industries?


Boyle Heights.


Bill J. Sueppel '81

Remember When...

Mim Reicher and Kathy Chambers, both 1981 grads, were the women's division winners of an alumni golf outing in 1987. The Fighting Bee Golf Classic, a fundraiser for athletics, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on May 30 at Emeis Golf Course in Davenport. View a larger image.

Class Notes

Daniel Rairdin-Hale '04

The SAU theatre graduate and assistant professor will spend the first week of June working with a colleague to refine a physical comedic performance they hope to take on the road as Du Haut Duo. They will perform four times in the QC on June 1, 6 and 7.  Read about it. 


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