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Passing Civil Rights Torch to New Generation of Ambrosians

Civil Rights Week 2014 had a full menu of events, including a March to Remember in homage to the Civil Rights Movement and the SAU icons who played a role. In a mid-week panel discussion, many of those activists asked a new generation to take the torch. Read The Catholic Messenger story.

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Military Appreciation Weekend is Here

Military Appreciation Weekend will feature a veteran's panel discussion, an address by former Marine Lt. JJ Konstant '03 and ceremonies at a basketball doubleheader. See a schedule of events.

New Website Introduced for SAU Sports

There's a buzz on campus surrounding the new website the SAU athletics department unveiled earlier this month. The site offers a brighter look and better user experience. Read about it.

SAU Staff Win Honors, Appointments

The good work of Coordinator of Veterans Recruitment and Services Andrew Gates and First Year Experience director Sherri Erkel and FYE support specialist Jessica Nash was honored. Read about it.

Docudrama Features Ambrosian Actors

Jessica Denney '09 and SAU Assistant Professor of Theatre Daniel Rairdin-Hale '04 are among a group of Ambrosians acting in a Civil War era docudrama currently in production in the Quad Cities. Read this report from The Daily Dispatch.

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Who's On the Fall 2013 Dean's List?

These students carried a 3.5 GPA or better during fall term. Read the Dean's List.

Service at SAU Has New Website

Grads Discuss Value of SAU DBA

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At what university does MOL graduate Saye Beipa plan to start a leadership master's program?


The University of Liberia


Frosty Borland '78

Remember When...

... there wasn't a clock in the Ambrose Hall tower. There is now. Renovation work was completed on the iconic tower earlier this year and the scaffolding has come down. We think it's a lovely addition to our campus, any old time of day. See a larger image.


Class Notes

Courtney Torres '10

Opening The Beauty Cat Salon may not have been what Torres had in mind when she earned a degree in psychology, but her SAU education still comes in handy. Read about it.