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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • THE 'AMBROSE BRIEF'

  • This edition includes events occurring during the months of September and October concerning St. Ambrose University.
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    This edition includes events occurring during the months of September and October concerning St. Ambrose University.
     
     
    Through Friday, Sept. 26
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
    Art Exhibition: Works by Heather Baker (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring mixed media art works by Rochelle, Ill., artist Heather Baker.
    Free and open to 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, call 563-333-6444 or go to sau.edu/Morrissey.
     
    Friday, Sept. 5
    5 p.m.
    Casual Classics Concert One: Rene Lecuona on Piano (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring Rene Lecuona, University of Iowa professor of piano, acclaimed by critics in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States for her chamber music interpretations and solo performances.
    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.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 9 – Wednesday, Sept. 10
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Professional Development: Managing Project Quality, Procurement and Risk (St. Ambrose University)
    Project success is directly related to the level of planning that occurs in managing quality, procurement and risk. Learn to plan quality assurance into project management processes to ensure accomplishing performance requirements.
    $695
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information call 563-333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to sau.edu/pd.
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 10 – Friday, Oct. 24
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
    Art Exhibition: Works by Brian Borchardt and Erick Wolfmeyer (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring handmade books by Steven's Point, Wis., artist Brian Borchardt and handmade quilts by Iowa City's Erick Wolfmeyer.
    Free and open to public
    The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, call 563-333-6444 or go to sau.edu/catich.
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 10
    7 p.m.
    Lecture: ‘More than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring Jackson Katz, author, filmmaker and co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Exploring Gender.”
    Page 2 of 8 - 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, go to sau.edu/gender.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 13
    8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Open House: Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (St. Ambrose University)
    College and high school students, parents and academic advisors: Learn more about career options, advanced education and how to get ready for PT school.
    $10 per person (includes a continental breakfast, lunch and snack) Registration is required.
    Rogalski Center, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    For more information or to register, call 563-333-6403, email pt@sau.edu or go to sau.edu/pt.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 16
    5-630 p.m.
    Psychology Night (at St. Ambrose University)
    Ideal for students who are majoring or considering majoring in psychology, forensic psychology or behavioral neuroscience. Learn more about employment opportunities with an undergraduate degree, or how to make yourself a strong graduate school candidate.
    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 Julie Kettmann at 563-333-6492 or kettmannjuliej@sau.edu.
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 17
    7 p.m.
    Reception: Middle East Institute (at St. Ambrose University)
    A reception at the Figge Art Museum to learn more about the Institute and its upcoming events.
    Free and open to the public. Snacks and a cash bar will be provided.
    The Figge Art Museum is located at 225 W. Second Street, Davenport, Iowa.
    For more information, contact Ryan Dye at 563-333-6389 or DyeRyanD@sau.edu.
     
    Thursday, Sept. 18
    4-4:45 p.m. – Artist Talk
    5-7 p.m. – Opening Reception
    Art Exhibition: Works by Brian Borchardt and Erick Wolfmeyer (St. Ambrose University)
    The Catich Gallery will feature handmade books by Steven's Point, Wis., artist Brian Borchardt and handmade quilts by Iowa City's Erick Wolfmeyer. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.
    Free and open to public
    The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, call 563-333-6444 or go to sau.edu/catich.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 20
    Page 3 of 8 - 8 a.m.
    Killer Bee 5K Run/Walk (St. Ambrose University)
    Awards will be given for the top male and female alumni finishers, plus 13 age-category awards. A post-race celebration will follow.
    $25 prior to Sept. 11; $30 after Sept. 11
    Rogalski Center Lawn, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    To register, call 563-333-6290 or go to www.sau.edu/homecoming.
     
    Saturday, Sept. 20
    8:45 a.m.
    Bumble Rumble Fun Run for Kids (St. Ambrose University)
    Two fun runs for kids: one for ages birth through six, a second for ages seven through 10. Everyone who registers will receive a medal. Parents are welcome to run with their children; strollers are allowed. A post-race party will include beverages, cookies, fruit and children's activities.
    $10 or $15 (with t-shirt) prior to Sept. 11; $18 after Sept. 11
    Rogalski Center Lawn, located at the corner of Ripley and Lombard Streets, one block west of Harrison Street
    To register, call 563-333-6290 or go to sau.edu/homecoming.
     
    Sunday, Sept. 21
    3 p.m.
    2014 Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award
    Honoring Sister Simone Campbell, who organized the “Nuns on the Bus” campaign in 2012.
    Free and open to the public
    Christ the King Chapel on the SAU Campus
    For more information, contact Kent Ferris at ferris@davenportdiocese.org or 563-888-4211.
     
    Monday, Sept. 22
    11 a.m. - noon
    International Day of Peace Letter-Writing (St. Ambrose University)
    Prayers and letter-writing opportunity to celebrate the International Day of Peace.
    Free and open to the public
    Cosgrove Dining Hall, next to Ambrose Hall on Locust Street
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Monday, Sept. 22
    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Professional Development: Grant Writing Workshop (St. Ambrose University)
    Become “grant ready”: Position your organization to find the right grants and acquire critical competencies associated with successful grant writing.
    $199
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information call 563-333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to sau.edu/pd
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 23
    7 p.m.
    Film and Discussion: Half the Sky (St. Ambrose University)
    The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Exploring Gender.”
    Page 4 of 8 - 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, go to sau.edu/gender.
     
    Friday, September 26
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Penguin Book Truck Visit (St. Ambrose University)
    Stop by and purchase Penguin books from the big orange truck! Books available for all age groups.
    Open to the public
    Cosgrove Hall parking lot, located on Locust Street
    For more information, call 563-333-6247.
     
    Tuesday, Sept. 30 – Wednesday, Oct. 1
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Professional Development: Project Leadership and Professional Responsibility (St. Ambrose University)
    Learn the difference between leading and managing in the project environment. Basic leadership theories will be explored and related to individual class members. The concept of "transformational" leadership will be examined through class exercises.
    $695
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information call 563-333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to sau.edu/pd
     
    Thursday, Oct. 2
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Display: Clothesline Project (St. Ambrose University)
    T-shirts made to honor women who have been affected by violence will be displayed as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Materials will be available for those who want to make shirts.
    Free and open to the public
    Ambrose Hall Beehive Lounge (lowest level)
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563/333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Friday, Oct. 3 – Friday, Nov. 14
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
    Art Exhibition: Works by Margaret Babbitt (St. Ambrose University)
    Morrissey Gallery presents paintings by Rock Island, Ill., artist Margaret Babbitt.
    Free and open to 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, call 563-333-6444 or go to sau.edu/morrissey.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 7 – Wednesday, Oct. 8
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Professional Development: 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 and controlling, and closing out projects within a practical system
    $695
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    Page 5 of 8 - For more information call 563-333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to sau.edu/pd
     
    Thursday, Oct. 9
    5-7 p.m.
    Opening Reception: Works by Margaret Babbitt (St. Ambrose University)
    Morrissey Gallery opening reception for painter Margaret Babbitt. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
    Free and open to 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, call 563-333-6444 or go to sau.edu/morrissey
     
    Saturday Oct. 11
    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Second Annual Quad Cities Mock Trial Invitational Tournament (St. Ambrose University)
    Watch teams compete in a mock trial invitational tournament for regional colleges and universities.
    Free and open to the public
    McCarthy Hall, located at the corner of Gaines and Lombard Streets
    For more information, contact Henry Marquard at marquardhenryf@sau.edu or 563-264-6210.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 14 – Wednesday, Oct. 15
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Professional Development: Managing Project Teams (St. Ambrose University)
    Learn more about the complex skills required to manage project teams at the highest performance levels. Acquire meeting management tools and techniques; motivational and interpersonal skills; tools for identifying individual thinking preferences; methods for recognizing and responding to nonverbal messages; and information to address individual differences such as age, gender or culture.
    $695
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information call 563-333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to sau.edu/pd.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 15
    11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
    Brownbag Discussion: Love Your Body (St. Ambrose University)
    Take part in a discussion of body image and a celebration of how to accept yourself for who you are.
    Free and open to the public
    Women and Gender Studies Resource Center, located in room 224 Ambrose Hall on Locust Street
    For more information, contact Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 15
    7-8 p.m.
    Film and Commentary: ‘Experimental Short Films: Body, Spectacle, and Space’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Part of the SAU Middle East Institute Film Festival, featuring films by artists from Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon and Iran. Commentary by film festival curator to follow.
    Free and open to the public
    Page 6 of 8 - Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave, Rock Island, Ill.
    For more information, call 563-333-6210 or go to sau.edu/MEI.
     
    Thursday, Oct. 16
    7-8:30 p.m.
    Film and Commentary: ‘Art Against Conflict’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Part of the SAU Middle East Institute Film Festival, featuring films by artists from Egypt, Palestine, and Israel. Commentary by film festival curator to follow.
    Free and open to the public
    Figge Art Museum, 225 W. Second Street, Davenport, Iowa
    For more information, call 563-333-6210 or go to sau.edu/MEI.
     
    Friday, Oct. 17
    7-8:30 p.m.
    Film and Commentary: ‘Ziba’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Part of the SAU Middle East Institute Film Festival, an Iranian film by Bani Khoshnoudi (Farsi with English subtitles). Commentary by film festival curator to follow.
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, call 563-333-6210 or go to sau.edu/MEI.
     
    Monday, Oct. 20 – Friday, Oct. 24
    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Professional Development: 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. This course is offered as a non- or for-credit course.
    $1295
    SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport
    For more information call 563-333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to sau.edu/pd.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 21
    9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Conference: ‘Gender, Narrative, and Justice: The Power of Story’ (St. Ambrose University)
    The Ambrose Women for Social Justice Conference will feature interactive workshops providing participants the opportunity to share their stories about the impact of gender on their lives and the lives of others. Emphasis will be on tools to seek justice, locally and globally. The event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Exploring Gender.”
    Online registration is available at sau.edu/AWSJ
    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, or go to www.sau.edu.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 21
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Page 7 of 8 - Display: Clothesline Project (St. Ambrose University)
    T-shirts made to honor women, who have been affected by violence, will be displayed as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Materials will be available for those who want to make shirts.
    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 Katy Strzepek at 563-333-6113 or StrzepekKatyA@sau.edu.
     
    Tuesday, Oct. 21
    7 p.m.
    Lecture: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Featuring Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Cheryl WuDunn, this event is part of St. Ambrose’s yearlong series, “Exploring Gender.”
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, go to sau.edu/gender.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 22
    7-8:30 p.m.
    Film and Commentary: ‘Experimental Shorts—The Archive’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Part of the SAU Middle East Institute Film Festival, featuring films by artists from Lebanon, Palestine and the United States. Commentary by film festival curator to follow.
    Free and open to the public
    Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave, Rock Island, Ill.
    For more information, call 563-333-6210 or go to sau.edu/MEI.
     
    Thursday, Oct. 23
    7-8:30 p.m.
    Film and Commentary: ‘Zero Motivation’ by Talya Lavie (St. Ambrose University)
    Part of the SAU Middle East Institute Film Festival, the film is in Hebrew with English subtitles and won Best Narrative Feature at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Commentary by film festival curator to follow.
    Free and open to the public
    Figge Art Museum, 225 W. Second Street, Davenport
    For more information, call 563-333-6210 or go to sau.edu/MEI.
     
    Friday, Oct. 24
    5 p.m.
    Casual Classics Concert Two: Beth Wiese on Tuba (St. Ambrose University)
    A Davenport native, Wiese won the prestigious “Città di Porcia,” international competition for tuba in Porcia, Italy. She plays with the New World Symphony and is an associate member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra.
    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.
     
    Page 8 of 8 - Friday, Oct. 24
    7-9 p.m.
    Film and Commentary: ‘Syria and the Limits of Understanding’ (St. Ambrose University)
    Part of the SAU Middle East Institute Film Festival, featuring Talal Derki’s "Syria—Return to Homs," winner of the 2014 Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize. Commentary by film festival curator to follow.
    Free and open to the public
    Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, call 563-333-6210 or go to sau.edu/MEI.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 29 – Friday, Dec. 12
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
    Art Exhibition: Anonymous Women (St. Ambrose University)
    Catich Gallery exhibition featuring large-scale photography by Chicago-based artist Patty Carroll.
    Free and open to public
    The gallery is located in the Galvin Fine Arts Center on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard
    For more information, call 563-333-6444 or go to sau.edu/catich.

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