THE 'AMBROSE BRIEF'

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

This edition includes events occurring during the month of June.

Tuesday, June 3 – Wednesday, June 4

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.

$695

SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport

For more information, call 563/333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Saturday, June 7

Beginning at sunset

Menke Observatory Star Party (St. Ambrose University)

St. Ambrose University opens its observatory to the public for a night of stargazing. Visitors may use the observatory's telescopes or bring their own.

Free and open to the public

St. Ambrose Menke Observatory, Wapsi River Environmental Education Center, near Dixon, Iowa

For more information, contact Robert Mitchell at MitchellRobertC@sau.edu or 563/333-6141. On the day of the event, the same number may be called for a recorded message that will either confirm the event or report a cancellation. Maps and directions are available at www.sau.edu; search for “menke.”

Tuesday, June 10

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Professional Development: Executive Presence & Communication (St. Ambrose University)

An interactive and fast-paced group experience to help you look and sound like a leader. Participants will learn the impact of image, techniques to exude power and confidence, and how to persuade and influence others through nonverbal communication. Learn the art of commanding a room, maximizing credibility and effectively connecting with others in order to leave a positive and lasting impression.

$599

SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport

For more information, call 563/333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Thursday, June 12 – Friday, June 13

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Youth Ministry Studies (St. Ambrose University)

Course One: Fostering the Faith Growth of Youth Through Evangelization and Catechesis

For those in ministry with youth ages 11 to 18, in both parish and school settings. Gain the knowledge, skills, practical tools and techniques needed for creative and comprehensive youth ministry.

$200 includes tuition, materials and refreshments. Parish or school team discount available.

Overnight lodging available for $33 per night. Cafeteria lunch is available for $7/day.

For more information, contact Chris Clow at 563/333-6189 or Ministry@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu.

Thursday, June 12

2-3 p.m.

Author Talk: Thomas Maltman, Author of ‘Little Wolves’ (St. Ambrose University)

Join the All Iowa Reads author for a presentation about his small-town murder mystery.

Free and open to the public

SAU Library on campus

For more information, contact Joyce Haack at 563-333-6247.

June 13-Sept. 5

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Art Exhibition: ‘Home,’ Featuring the Work of the Late Rev. Edward Catich (St. Ambrose University)

The 10th annual exhibit of the gallery’s namesake, the late Rev. Edward Catich, will open the door to the connections between Catich’s home life and work.

Free and open to the public

Catich Gallery in the Galvin Fine Arts Center, located on Gaines Street, between Locust and Lombard

For more information contact Leslie Grossman at 563-333-6444, or go to www.sau.edu.

Saturday, June 14 – Sunday, June 15

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Sunday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Course Two: Youth Ministry Studies (St. Ambrose University)

Fostering the Faith Growth of Youth Through Prayer and Worship

For those in ministry with youth ages 11 to 18, in both parish and school settings. Gain the knowledge, skills, practical tools and techniques needed for creative and comprehensive youth ministry.

$200 includes tuition, materials and refreshments. Parish or school team discount available.

Overnight lodging available for $33 per night. Cafeteria lunch is available for $7/day.

For more information, contact Chris Clow at 563/333-6189 or Ministry@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu.

Monday, June 16 – Friday, June 20

8:30-11:30 a.m.

Young Writer's Camp (St. Ambrose University)

For students entering grades 3-9

Young writers will explore and create personal writing in a relaxed atmosphere among supportive peer authors while developing a community of writers. Participants will experiment with a variety of creative techniques and celebrate their work through a published anthology of writing.

$100 - includes materials, snacks and an individual copy of the group anthology of writing ($10 extra for T-shirt)

SAU campus

For more information, contact Dick Hanzelka at 563/333-6380 or at hanzelkdrichardl@sau.edu.

Tuesday, June 17 – Wednesday, June 18

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Professional Development: Managing Project Communication (St. Ambrose University)

Learn to develop a communication management plan for distributing appropriate information to each stakeholder group through proper forms of media, while actively managing stakeholder expectations. Learn tools and approaches for influencing outcomes, negotiating results and managing conflicts, and how to recognize negotiation styles—including your own.

$695

SAU Downtown Education Center, 331 W.3rd Street, Davenport

For more information, call 563/333-5720, email pd@sau.edu, or go to www.sau.edu/pd.

Tuesday, June 24

2-3 p.m.

Author Talk: Beth Howard (St. Ambrose University)

Howard’s most recent book, “Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House,” features 80 pie recipes and some of her own true tales. Enjoy Howard's talk on her latest book—and a slice of pie!

Free and open to the public

SAU Library on campus

For more information, contact Joyce Haack at 563-333-6247.