St. Ambrose February and March events


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This edition includes events occurring during the months of February and March.


Through Friday, Feb. 22
Catich Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Art Exhibition: 'Race Matters? Racism Matters!' Featuring Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. (St. Ambrose University)
Letterpress printer, papermaker, book artist and teacher, Kennedy explores the idea of racism through posters, postcards, prints, books and other printed matter. (Catich Gallery show)
Free and open to the public
The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard.
For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444, or go to www.sau.edu/catich.

Friday, Feb. 1
Noon – 1 p.m.
'Chick-fil-A Leadercast Quad Cities – Lunch and Learn' (St. Ambrose University)
In partnership with Results Integrative Marketing, St. Ambrose is hosting a lunch and learn recap event, featuring speaker Marcus Buckingham, strength strategist, best-selling author and researcher.
$15 (includes a complimentary lunch)
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport
For more information, contact Marcia Brandt at 563/322-2065 or Marcia@resultsimc.com.

Monday, Feb. 4 – Friday, Feb 8
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Leadership Through People Skills (St. Ambrose University)
An intensive, five-day learning experience that transforms managers into leaders by teaching the skills necessary to meet today's business challenges and turn vision into reality. Offered as a non- or for-credit course.
$1,295
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Tuesday, Feb. 5 – Thursday, Feb. 7
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Project Management: PMP and CAPM Exam Preparation (St. Ambrose University)
Become thoroughly prepared to take the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification exams. Course includes a comprehensive review of the PMBOK Guide, the application process, practice exams and test-taking tips.
$995 (includes a copy of "The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try")
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Tuesday, Feb. 5
7 p.m.
Concert: 'Traces' Female Quintet (St. Ambrose University)
A New York-based female quintet with an expansive vocal range, tight harmonies, vocal female base and hard-hitting percussion. Performing nationally and internationally, Traces was the first all-female group to win New York and Boston Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella competitions.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison
For more information, contact Jason Richter at 563/333-6023.

Thursday, Feb. 7
1-4 p.m.
Social Work Conference: 'A Contribution to the Critique of Social Justice in America' (St. Ambrose University)
Exploring the dynamics of social injustice in the United States and its consequences for social work professionals through various historical, religious, political-economic and practical factors.
$20 (includes CEUs)
1950 E. 54th Street, Davenport
For more information, contact Christie Holdridge at 563/333-3911, or go to www.sau.edu/msw.

Friday, Feb. 15
5 p.m.
Concert: 'Casual Classics - SanTrapp Duo, Four-Hand Piano' (St. Ambrose University)
Debbie Sanborne and Joan Trapp perform four-hand piano duets. Music by Rachmaninoff and Mozart.
Free and open to the public
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001

Monday, Feb. 18
9:15 a.m.
St. Ambrose University Open House Visit Day
High School Students and Families: Visit St. Ambrose when campus is bursting with activity. Receive important admissions and financial aid info; take a campus tour; and enjoy lunch with faculty members from your major interest.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, call 563/333-6300 or 800/383-2627, or go to www.sau.edu/visit.

Tuesday, Feb. 19 – Thursday, Feb. 21
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Project Management: Planning, Execution, and Control (St. Ambrose University)
An extensive overview of professional project management including a project-ready tool kit for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing out projects, including use of a consistent methodology.
$995
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Tuesday, Feb. 19
7 p.m.
Film and Discussion: 'What's Race Got to Do with it?' (St. Ambrose University)
Video screening and guided discussion of University of California, Berkeley, documentary.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Richard Robertson, at 563/333-6332.

Wednesday, Feb. 20
3-7 p.m.
'Fill Out Your Federal Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) Night!' (St. Ambrose University)
St. Ambrose financial aid professionals will help you complete your federal FAFSA application for student aid. Go to www.IowaCGS.org and click on "The Event" for helpful information, including a list of important documents to bring.
Free and open to the public; no appointment necessary
McMullen Hall Room 101 and 102, located on the corner of Locust and Gaines Streets
For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 563/333-6300.

Thursdays and Fridays: Feb. 21-22; Feb. 28-March 1; and March 7-8
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Certificate in Grant Writing (Six-Day Course) (St. Ambrose University)
St. Ambrose University is offering a focused and interactive comprehensive certificate program on grant writing and management.
$999
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Thursday, Feb. 21
10:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Film: 'Standing on Our Sisters' Shoulders' (St. Ambrose University)
A documentary about the contributions of women to the Civil Rights movement, to be screened in honor of African American History month.
Free and open to the public
West Hall Room 003, located at the corner of Gaines and Lombard Streets
For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 21
7 p.m.
Gospel Fest (St. Ambrose University)
St. Ambrose's fourth annual Gospel Fest, featuring talented choirs and artists from the Quad Cities.
Free and open to the public
Christ the King Chapel on the SAU campus
For more information, contact Ramona Amos at 563/333-6023.

Friday, Feb. 22
4-5 p.m. – Artist Talk
5-7 p.m. – Closing Celebration
Art Exhibit: 'Process to Action: The Paper Engineering of Shawn Sheehy' (at St. Ambrose University)
Morrissey Gallery artist talk and closing celebration. Featuring Chicago artist Shawn Sheehy, who will discuss his interest in dynamic ecologies, evolution, the artist's book and pop-up structures, followed by a closing celebration. Sheehy has created bookwork for American Girl, Pee-Wee Herman and Asheville bookworks.
Free and open to the public
Morrissey Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m; weekend hours vary
The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444.

Friday, Feb. 22
6 p.m. - Doors open
7 p.m. - Play begins
Engineering Trivia Night (St. Ambrose University)
Ten rounds of a mixture of engineering and general questions. Cash prizes for top three teams; door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Pizza and beverages will be available for purchase. You may bring your own snacks; no outside drinks allowed. Reservations are required. Individuals can be assigned to a team. Proceeds support student scholarships.
$10, general public; $5, full-time students
Rogalski Center located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison
For more information or to make a reservation, contact Bonnie Thiede at 563/340-3270 or ThiedeBonnieJ@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Feb. 26 – Friday, April 5
Catich Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Art Exhibition: 'The Deacon's Seat,' Featuring Fred Stonehouse (St. Ambrose University)
Catich Gallery show featuring Fred Stonehouse, whose memories of family members weaving tales during his childhood continue to inform his paintings and drawings today.
Free and open to the public
The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444, or go to www.sau.edu/catich

Thursday, Feb. 28 – Saturday, Apr. 6
Morrissey Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m; weekend hours vary
Art Exhibit: Zach Cleve Painting Exhibition (St. Ambrose University)
Recent works by University of Iowa graduate student and SAU alumnus, Zach Cleve, at the Morrissey Gallery.
Free and open to the public
The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444.

Thursday, Feb. 28
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Brownbag Discussion: 'Body Image' (St. Ambrose University)
Discussion of body image and how to combat negative media images of women. Event held in conjunction with National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
Free and open to the public
Ambrose Hall, Rm. 224 (Women's Studies Resource Center), located on Locust Street
For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 28
7 p.m.
Film and Panel Discussion: 'Placing Blame: European Racism in an Era of Crisis' (St. Ambrose University)
Event is part of St. Ambrose's yearlong series, "Race Matters."
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison
For more information, contact Ryan Dye at 563/333-6389, or go to www.sau.edu.

Friday, March 1
Noon – 1 p.m.
'Chick-fil-A Leadercast Quad Cities – Lunch and Learn' (St. Ambrose University)
In partnership with Results Integrative Marketing, St. Ambrose is hosting a lunch and learn recap event,
featuring speaker Andy Stanley, leadership communicator.
$15 (includes a complimentary lunch)
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport
For more information, contact Marcia Brandt at 563/322-2065 or Marcia@resultsimc.com.

Friday, March 1
4 p.m. – Artist Lecture, Galvin 141
5-7 p.m. – Opening Reception, Catich Gallery in the Galvin Fine Arts Center
Artist Lecture and Opening Reception: 'The Deacon's Seat,' Featuring Fred Stonehouse (St. Ambrose University)
Catich Gallery show featuring Fred Stonehouse, whose memories of family members weaving tales during his childhood continue to inform his paintings and drawings today.
Free and open to the public
The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard.
For more information, to www.sau.edu

Friday, March 1
7:30 p.m.
Concert: St. Ambrose University Jazz Ensemble/STAMVOJA
Instrumental ensemble exploring a wide variety of jazz and jazz-influenced styles such as swing, blues, bebop and contemporary, along with STAMVOJA, a "sweet-sounding jazz a cappella vocal group."
Free and open to the public
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001 or go to www.sau.edu.

Saturday, March 2
4-6 p.m.
Wine at the Warehouse (St. Ambrose University)
Join us for a casual tasting in the Dimitri Wine & Spirits warehouse. Mingling among the rows of wine, you will find Dimitri Papageorgiou and his staff eager to offer you a sampling of their favorite wines. Enjoy delicacies from several Quad City restaurants.
$45 per person
Dimitri's Wine & Spirits, 1735 West 3rd Street, Davenport
To purchase tickets, contact the Advancement & Alumni Relations Office at 563/333-6290

Saturday, March 2
7 p.m.
Concert: Great River Collegiate Wind Symphony Festival (St. Ambrose University)
Bands from St. Ambrose University, Clark College, Loras College, University of Dubuque and Ashford University will combine to form the Great River Collegiate Wind Symphony.
Free and open to the public
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001

Sunday, March 3
2 p.m.
Lecture: 'To Redeem the Time: Bringing Catholicism into Teaching of International Relations and Peace Studies' (St. Ambrose University)
This year's Hesbergh Lecture will be presented by Notre Dame faculty member Jame Philpott, who will discuss the Catholic faith as a foundation for studying politics among nations and the promotion of peace. A reception will follow.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Heather Lovewell at 563/333-5868 or LovewellHeatherL@sau.edu.

Monday, March 4
7:30 p.m.
Concert: 'Casual Classics - Classical Guitarist Philip Hemmo' (St. Ambrose University)
Hemmo is known throughout the United States as a teacher, recording artist and performer of the classical guitar, and has performed as a soloist and with symphonies and chamber ensembles.
Free and open to the public
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.

Wednesday, March 6
7 p.m.
Lecture: 'I Don't Mind Talking About It: Breaking the Silence about Race and Racism' (St. Ambrose University)
Journalist Callie Crossley is this year's St. Ambrose University's Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. Part of the university's yearlong series, "Race Matters."
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Duk Kim at 563/333-6169 or KimDuk@sau.edu

Wednesday, March 6
7:30 p.m.
Concert: St. Ambrose University-Community Symphony Orchestra
St. Ambrose students and community members play music from the rich and varied orchestral repertoire.
Free and open to the public
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.

Thursday, March 7
10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Dramatic Performance: 'Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round' (St. Ambrose University)
An African American History Month performance by Charlie King and Karen Brandow, offering a history of the Civil Rights Movement and highlighting activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.

Thursday, March 7
7 p.m.
Concert: Jazz Honor Band Festival (St. Ambrose University)
Talented high school musicians will finish their daylong workshop with a public performance. Guest director will be Jim Oatts, long-time member of the Midwest jazz community and leader of the Des Moines Big Band for the past 25 years.
$5, adults; $2, students
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.

Friday, March 8
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
International Women's Day Letter-Writing Activity (St. Ambrose University)
Join us for a letter-writing opportunity to celebrate International Women's Day at St. Ambrose University.
Free and open to the public
Cosgrove Cafeteria, located on Locust Street
For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.

Friday, March 8
5 p.m.
Concert: 'Casual Classics - Trio 826' (St. Ambrose University)
Exploring innovation in the performance of classical music, Trio 826 features Julia Bullard on viola, Susanna Klein on violin, and Hannah Holman on cello.
Free and open to the public
Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Terri Flynn at 563/333-6001.

Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Leadership Through People Skills (St. Ambrose University)
An intensive, five-day learning experience that transforms managers into leaders by creating the skills necessary to meet today's business challenges and turn vision into reality. Offered as a non- or for-credit course.
$1,295
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Tuesday, March 19 – Thursday, March 21
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Managing Projects through People (St. Ambrose University)
Project management demands complex "people" skills. Gain meeting management tools and techniques; motivational and interpersonal skills for the team environment; tools for identifying individual thinking preferences and differences; and methods for recognizing and responding to nonverbal messages.
$995
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Tuesday, March 19
7 p.m.
Film and Discussion: 'Tim Wise: On White Privilege' (St. Ambrose University)
Tim Wise is one of the most well-known and dynamic speakers on white privilege. Event is part of St. Ambrose's yearlong series, "Race Matters."
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street For more information, contact Richard Robertson at 563/333-6332.

Wednesday, March 20
4-6 p.m.
Open House: H.L. McLaughlin MBA Program 35th Anniversary Celebration (St. Ambrose University)
Join us in celebrating the 35th anniversary of the H.L. McLaughlin MBA Program at St. Ambrose University. Guest speakers, commemorative gift to alumni and networking opportunities. Refreshments will be served.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Teresa Hutchinson at 563/333-5825 or hutchinsonteresal@sau.edu.

Wednesday, March 20
7-8 p.m.
Fashion Show (St. Ambrose University)
Check out the latest fashion trends, modeled by St. Ambrose students.
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Ramona Amos at 563/333-6023, or go to www.sau.edu/diversity.

Thursday, March 21
7 p.m.
Lecture: 'Malcolm X: Directions for 21st Century Religious Thought and Activism' (St. Ambrose University)
The Wilbur Symposium on the Christian Tradition and Non-Violence presents Marquette University Rev. Bryan Massingale, author of "Racial Justice and The Catholic Church."
Free and open to the public
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Rev. Brian Miclot at 563/333-6129.

Friday, March 22
10 a.m.
St. Ambrose University Junior Preview Day
High School Juniors and Families: Learn more about life at St. Ambrose and get important information about applying to college and financial aid! Junior Preview Day will include a campus tour, financial aid presentation and lunch. An optional tour of the Health Sciences Education Center is available.
Free and open to all high school junior students. Reservations are required and may be made by going to www.sau.edu/visit.
Christ the King Chapel, located on the St. Ambrose campus
For more information, call 563/333-6300 or 800/383-2627.

Friday, March 22
7-8:30 p.m.
Performance: 'A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and a Prayer: Readings to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls' (St. Ambrose University)
Readings about violence against women—angry, tragic, funny and beautiful—will create a true and profound portrait of this issue's effect on all people. Intended for mature audiences. Proceeds will benefit the One Billion Rising Campaign and local agencies working to end violence against women.
$8, adults; $5, students
Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563/333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.

Saturday, March 23
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Reception: Zach Cleve Painting Exhibition (St. Ambrose University)
Recent works by University of Iowa graduate student and SAU alumnus, Zach Cleve, at the Morrissey Gallery. The exhibit runs through Saturday, April 6.
Morrissey Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m; weekend hours vary
Free and open to the public
The gallery is located inside the main entrance of the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
For more information, contact Leslie Grossman at 563/333-6444.

Saturday, March 23
6 p.m. - Doors open
7 p.m. - Play begins
Trivia Night (St. Ambrose University)
Ten rounds of questions on various subjects, 6-8 players per team. Bring your own snacks; drinks are available for purchase (no outside drinks allowed). Childcare is available (with donation) for children of all ages at the St. Ambrose Children's Campus, 1301 W. Lombard, Davenport. Reservations are required for both trivia night play and childcare. Proceeds support student scholarships.
$10 per person (mulligans available)
Rogalski Center located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison
For more information, contact the Advancement and Alumni Relations office at 563/333-6290 or alumni@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu.

Wednesday, March 27
10 a.m.
St. Ambrose University Junior Preview Day
High School Juniors and Families: Learn more about life at St. Ambrose and get important information about applying to college and financial aid! Junior Preview Day will include a campus tour, financial aid presentation and lunch. An optional tour of the Health Sciences Education Center is available.
Free and open to all high school junior students. Reservations are required and may be made by going to www.sau.edu/visit.
Christ the King Chapel, located on the St. Ambrose campus
For more information, call 563/333-6300 or 800/383-2627.

Tuesday, April 2 – Thursday, April 4
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Planning and Managing Construction Projects (St. Ambrose University)
An experienced project manager will instruct you in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing-out construction projects. Designed for public and private owners and project managers who want to improve the delivery of capital projects and create a more predictable project management system.
$995
SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd Street, Davenport
For more information, contact SAU Professional Development at 563/333-5720 or pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

















 



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