This is a turbulent time for higher education, both nationally and here in Iowa. Students, families and state leaders have questions about value, relevance and trust
Legacy families are not new to St. Ambrose University. There are many family trees whose branches are laden with proud Ambrosians, but the limbs of the Henkhaus and Gannaway trees are especially ripe with St. Ambrose history.
St. Ambrose University proudly celebrated 19 graduates from the Nano Nagle Online School of Nursing at a commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2023.
When her 4-year-old brother gashed his knee falling off his bike, 8-year-old Mallory Sauer ‘23 rushed to his aid. She was crushed that she couldn't quiet his cries, sitting next to him as the family drove to the hospital for stitches. From that day on, she knew what she would do when she grew up—take care of people.
Anahi Ceniceros's 26-year-old sister, Vanessa, cannot walk or talk. She crawls around the first story of her family's Muscatine home, sticking close to her caregivers. Anahi thinks their presence gives Vanessa comfort even if she's never said so.
St. Ambrose University is pleased to announce the recipient of the university’s inaugural Whalen Fitzgibbon Award Winner for Excellence in Innovative Teaching and Learning, Neil Aschliman, PhD.
Every year, the university's three colleges recognize a Distinguished Alumni and an Emerging Leader. These Ambrosians serve as extraordinary examples of what one can do with an Ambrose education and how we can all bring Ambrosian qualities beyond the campus and into our communities.
Bucking a nationwide trend of declining enrollment, St. Ambrose University welcomed 943 new students in Fall 2023, with the number of new undergraduate students soaring 15% over Fall 2022 numbers. Additionally, first-year student retention hit a 10-year high at 83%.