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Relive College Memories on Alumni Invasion Weekend in July

St. Ambrose alumni are invited to spend the weekend of July 26-28 in a new suite-style residence hall. "Alumni Invasion Weekend" will give alums a chance to rekindle their SAU memories. Read about it.

In the News

Bee Ready to Bee Happy on June 20

The Fifth Annual Bee Happy Hour will take place across the country from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday. June 20. Visit the official Bee Happy Hour website to learn where alumni will gather.

Soccer Alums Coach Three-Time State Champs

The Davenport Assumption High School Lady Knights soccer squad continued an impressive run on state titles under the leadership of Rob Eckert '07 and his all-SAU alumni coaching staff. Read about it.

Ven. Somnieng Returns for Campus Visit

Ven. Somneing Houern '10 paid a visit to St. Ambrose with his mother and mentor after earning his master's degree from the Kennedy School of Government. Read this Quad-City Times story.

En Garde: Duel in an ABE Classroom

You might say things got a little "touche" in an American Business Experience classroom when Jim Van Speybroeck challenged a member of the Indian National Fencing team. View this video.

SAU Grad Completes First Teaching Year

In her first year in a first-grade classroom, Alex Lampe '12 revealed a "true sense of teacher intuition." WQAD-TV followed Lampe's initial year in the classroom. View the final WQAD-TV report here.

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Former SAU Coach Called to Priesthood

Ross Parker '07 MOL felt the call to the priesthood while coaching football and track at SAU. Read about him here.

Conference Creates 'A Great Dialogue'

More than 100 Bible scholars and social activists came together for SAU's Bible and Justice Conference. View this video recap.

New Scholarship Honors 'Evan's Dream'

Who Made The Spring Dean's List?

SAU Sleuth Finds 1890 Manuscript

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That's not Alexander's Ragtime Band, but an early version of a St. Ambrose marching corps instead. Music has long been a part of the St. Ambrose curriculum. The first band debuted in December of 1895. See a larger image here.

Class Notes

Allison Hayes '05

An assistant professor of accounting at North Central College, Hayes was award the 2013 Outstanding Educator Award from the Illinois CPA Society on June 10. The award recognizes leadership in accounting education in Illinois. Read about it.


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