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University Advancement

We think writers can be athletes, artists can be biologists, and accountants can be actors.

At St. Ambrose, each student is encouraged and empowered to explore far and wide through academics, art, social activities and service opportunities. Gifts to the Ambrose Annual Fund support a well balanced St. Ambrose education and experience.

Maybe it's because of a professor who enhanced your life, or a service trip that gave you a new outlook on the world, or perhaps because of the role St. Ambrose plays in our community. Our donors give for many reasons, and all are proud supporters of a place where students are enriched by a Catholic education committed to academic excellence, the liberal arts, social justice, and service.

Together, we shape the education and opportunities St. Ambrose offers students today, and for generations to come. Join us on their journey.

Find out more about ways to give Make a Gift today


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BEES GIVE BACK! Join fellow Ambrosians on DECEMBER 3 as we celebrate a global day of giving that encourages philanthropy and generosity worldwide. BEE part of this world wide event and show your love for SAU!



Where would you BEE without SAU? We'll be sending out Bee Socks for every gift over $25 for Giving Tuesday! Send us your bee sock selfies and let us know where your socks (and your SAU degree) have taken you!


BEEx12 allows continued annual support of St. Ambrose at the convenience of our donors.

Why become a monthly donor?
• Monthly, ongoing gifts combine the ease of installments with the convenience of automatic renewal.
• Support what's important to you, on a schedule that fits your budget and fits your lifestyle. Becoming a monthly donor makes giving easier and convenient. You can stop or adjust your ongoing gift at any time.
• Once a monthly gift is set up, it will automatically repeat each month, providing a convenient way to spread your contribution over time. You will create a larger impact through your giving by making manageable payments in an amount that's right for you.
• Your monthly gift helps build a predictable source of funding for SAU. Reliable donor support leads to significant advances in scholarships, academic programs, research, technology enhancements, and campus improvements.
• Monthly giving also saves administrative costs. It is a sustainable giving option because it saves paper, postage, and eliminates renewal letters and reminders in your inbox, voicemail, and mailbox.
• As an alumnus or friend, an ongoing gift ensures that no matter how much else is changing your life, your commitment to SAU always remains strong.

For more information on BEEx12 click here.


Jim Stangle, Vice President, Advancement
Kristin Burt, Executive Administrative Assistant

Margaret Babbitt, Director, Ambrose Annual Fund
Terri Beutel, Assistant Director, Advancement Information Resources
Michael Burton, Assistant Director, Individual Giving
Sally Crino, Associate Vice President; Director, Campaign and Legacy Giving
Ty Grunder, Director, Corporate and Community Relations
Dan Haverkamp, Associate Director, Individual Giving
Caroline Hughes, Administrative Assistant
Lindsey Kennedy, Coordinator of Research and Prospect Management
Sharon Kraus, Coordinator, Research and Prospect Management
Sandy Lassman, Gift Coordinator
Milissa Lamantia, Administrative Assistant
LaShonda Polite, Associate Director of Individual Giving
Elaine Quinn, Administrative Assistant
Natasha Sottos, Assistant Director, Donor Relations
Kristine Vermuelen, Administrative Assistant


Jim Stangle, Vice President

Alumni House: 1527 Brady St.
Mail: 518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6054 fax

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 29 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!