EIGHTY-FOURTH ACADEMIC YEAR
The faculty begin the year with a meeting in the library.
Academic year, 1965-66, the eighty-fourth for the
College, was opened with a faculty meeting, Friday evening September 17. The President, Rt. Rev. Msgr. S.…
On the roads leading to Davenport
the traveler now sees a large white
sign. It welcomes them to Davenport
from St. Ambrose and Marycrest
Colleges. These signs are the work
of the combined student councils of
the schools. Obviously some of…
It was chug, chug as these freshmen learned that being a
locomotive is fun, especially when initiation time is upon us.
One can see nearly anything being done as the seniors put the
freshmen through their paces. But it was soon over and done.
Father John Smith assumed his duties as student chaplain this
past year with the idea that every Ambrosian while he lives at
St. Ambrose should have every opportunity to know his God,
and find the friendship of Christ. Among Father's innovations
with the usual overwhelming interest! The end of
September also brought tryouts for Theatre Ill's first
production of the season, Moliere's The Imaginary
October 4, 1965 drew many Ambrosians to the
televisions in the College Center to watch…
the Los Angeles Dodgers won over the Minnesota Twins
some cheered, some just sat there.
In early October the atomic radiation laboratory
was opened. A year ago the college received a grant
of $10,000 from the Atomic Energy Commission to help
cluded: flag football, tennis, cross-country, co-ed bowling,
volleyball, badminton, wrestling, basketball, water polo,
table tennis, twelve inch softball, sixteen inch softball,
golf and the annual track and field day in the month
Dr. Samuel Noah Kramer gave a series of lectures opening the
Homecoming Weekend as a visiting Danforth Lecturer.
The "music this side of heaven" of Guy Lombardo and his Royal
Canadians filled the Col Ballroom for the …
The festivities for Saint Ambrose College's Eighty-
fourth Homecoming began on Thursday evening, October
21 with the opening of the Faculty Lecture Series. Dr.
Sam Noah Kramer, a renowned Sumerologist from
Temple University spoke as a Danforth…