St. Ambrose University ribbon cutting

Posted Online: Aug. 11, 2014, 12:26 pm
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Chamber

St. Ambrose University, 1320 W. Lombard St. Davenport, IA 52804 (corner of Lombard & Marquette), will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 14 at 5 p.m.

St. Ambrose will be celebrating their new 13,000 square foot expansion of their Center for Health Sciences Education. The expansion will add 10 new jobs to the university. Programs in nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy will all be housed in the Center for Health Sciences. In addition to these programs, the Center will house both undergraduate and graduate physician assistant programs.

The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on the second floor entrance that faces Genesis West. For more information, please visit


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