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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