SAU dedicates new Health Science Education Center


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Posted Online: Aug. 26, 2010, 9:39 pm
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St. Ambrose University President Emeritus Edward Rogalski Ph.D, St. Ambrose University President Sister Joan Lescinski, President and CEO of Genesis Health System Doug Cropper, Davenport 4th Ward Alderman Raymond A. Ambrose and members of the Iowa and Illinois Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce cut the ceremonial ribbon Thursday during the dedication of St. Ambrose's new $11.5 million Health Sciences Education Center at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport. ''The history of this project is long and predates my arrival to the Quad-Cities,'' Mr. Cropper said during the ceremonies. ''We need to train more health care professionals.''














 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
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1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
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