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Commencement Speaker Part of Civil Rights History

An academic year spent exploring "Race Matters" will conclude with a commencement address by Sister Barbara Moore, CSJ, PhD, who helped advance the civil rights movement as one of the "Sisters of Selma." Read her story. Then click here for information on Spring Commencement 2013.

In the News

April 24 A Positively Ambrosian Day

Staff Assembly has set aside a day to celebrate the great things students, faculty and staff do with a Bee Positive outlook. Read about the positively selfless things our students are doing. Then see quotes and resources Ambrosians use to stay positive.

Coach Ray Gets Call to QC Sports Hall of Fame

Longtime basketball coach and athletic director Ray Shovlain will follow his former basketball coach Leo Kilfoy and Jim Fox, the AD he succeeded, into the QC Sports Hall of Fame on May 8. Read his story.

Dance Marathon A Rousing Success

SAU Dance Marathon organizers set an ambitious goal for their second event: increase their donation to the U of I Children's Hospital to $20,000. They made $48,000 instead. Watch this WHBF-TV report.

SAU's Bechen Helps Youngsters Drum Up Fun

Gene Bechen started with 'The Bucket Boys' at Jackson Elementary School in Davenport. Now, girls at Jackson at finding themselves with a bucket and drumsticks. Read this Quad-City Times story.

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Student Gains Books for 'Poor Kids'

Helping students in impoverished Carbon Cliff, Ill., learn how to read wasn't enough for Camille Ponce. She won a grant to fill empty library shelves as well. Read about it. 

Raise a Glass to Ambrosians

The Wine Festival helps eager students gain a St. Ambrose education. Join the May 18 Wine Tasting. Read about benefactors Dmitri and Kathy Papageorgiou.

Conference Bridges Bible, Just World

Theologians will discuss the Bible's relevance to modern social issues at the St. Ambrose Conference on Bible and Justice May 30-June 2. Read about it.

Marketing Club 'Bears' Down

Members of the new St. Ambrose Marketing Club got a look inside an NFL team's marketing plan during a trip to Chicago. Read about it.

Campus Rallies For Ailing Professor

The SAU community raised more than $3,000 to help Albert Chan as he recovers from  a stroke. Watch this SAUtv video.

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What is the name of the student who worked with the homeless in Chicago last summer?

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Last Month's IQ


Where did a group of traveling Ambrosians stop before moving on to Rome, where they witnessed the introduction of Pope Francis I on March 13?


Assisi, Italy.


Sophomore Theresa Diggs

Remember When...

Put me in, coach. This St. Ambrose baseball squad took the diamond almost a century ago. Check out that fielder's mitt in the second row. To see a larger image, click here.

Class Notes

Amy Hoover Jones '02

Amy Hoover Jones will be named the Young Professional of the Year on May 2, presented by the Network of Young Professionals of the Quad-Cities.

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