SAU commencement activities announced


DAVENPORT — St. Ambrose University will hold its spring commencement ceremony starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the i Wireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline, Ill. Seating is open with no tickets required. The public is invited to attend.

SAU-logo-color-2013A total of 689 degrees will be conferred during the ceremony: 501 bachelor’s degrees, 187 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree.

The commencement speaker will be Jim Collins, a 1969 St. Ambrose University alumnus and longtime leader in efforts to enhance and promote diversity.

The following commencement events will take place:


• Graduate program hooding ceremonies, May 13, 5 p.m.
The College of Business ceremony will be held in Christ the King Chapel on campus. A reception will follow in Cosgrove Dining Hall.
College of Arts and Sciences and College of Health and Human Services joint ceremony will be held in Galvin Fine Arts Center. A reception will follow in Rogalski Center.

• Nursing pinning ceremony will take place May 13 at 8 p.m. in Galvin Fine Arts Center.

• Commencement Mass will be celebrated May 14 at 9 a.m. in Christ the King Chapel. All graduates, families and friends are welcome, regardless of faith.

• A brunch for graduates, families and guests will be served from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Rogalski Center on May 14. Menu items include scrambled eggs, cheesy hash brown bake, French toast triangles, ham, pastries, fruit, coffee and assorted drinks. Cost is $9 for adults; $4 for children ages 6-12; free for children age 5 years and younger (but they must have a ticket). Tickets may be purchased online at

• Commencement ceremony is May 14 at 1 p.m. at the iWireless Center in Moline.
Students or guests needing special accommodations should contact the Services for Students with Disabilities office at (563) 333-6275.
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