BEESWAX: Dr. William Lesch, PhD. Dean of the College of Business

By Beck Leke St. Ambrose University hired a new dean for the College of Business at the beginning of the school year. William Lesch, PhD, better known as Bill, is from Dubuque, Iowa and has worked in many different parts and institutions in the country for the last 30 years before coming to St. Ambrose. […]

Professor will “graduate,” not retire

  By Beck Leke As May approaches and many seniors are ready to graduate and go out in search of new opportunities, one professor says it’s time for him to “graduate” as well. “I don’t want to stop working, so I don’t like it when people put the emphasis on retiring,” Dr. Owen Rogal said. […]

Cashing in 1,000

By Beck Leke – Staff Writer As the basketball season comes close to an end, the St. Ambrose Queen Bees keep a record of 18-5 in the season after they defeated William Penn University on Feb. 1, but for one player, it was more than just another win. Lauren Cash, a senior from Pekin, Ill., […]

SAU football pushing for postseason

As the football season progresses, the St. Ambrose Fighting Bees show no sign of slowing down after a great start. After a loss to St. Francis University, the Bees got back on the winning track. The Bees won four in a row before dropping a game to Grand View. They are ranked 13th in the […]

Beeswax: Ryan Saddler, Director of Diversity and Director of Student Disabilities Services

St. Ambrose University is getting bigger every day when it comes to diversity on campus. They showed that recently by hiring an ordained Pentecostal Minister, Ryan Saddler. After working on the Ambrose campus for 18 years, he started the job as the director of diversity on July 1, 2013. Saddler also works as the director […]

Banned books bandwagon

The American Library Association started banning books in 1982 after they searched for books with qualities that they thought deserved banning. Some of these books gets banned after being published because they might contain sexual content, language and things along that line. Recently, an Alabama senator, Bill Holtzclaw, has ordered The Bluest Eye, by Toni […]

Beeswax: Munir Sayegh, International Recruiter

  What is your position here at St. Ambrose? I’m the international recruiter for the International Admissions Department. This job has only been around for a month. I go abroad and help students through the admissions process. I encourage them to apply and get all of their documentation in. I recruit mostly for academics.   […]