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Word on the street: Back to School

Time to dust off those backpacks, and get back to school. And as it is just beginning, St. Ambrose University students share some exciting things they have in store for this school year.

“What are you looking forward to the most about the new school year?”

Caroline Sieren

HOMETOWN: Davenport, Iowa

MAJOR: Communications and Theatre 

YEAR: Sophomore

“I am looking forward to performing in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee this fall and working with a bunch of amazing people! I am also excited to work with a bunch of wonderful professors this year and further my academic experience.”

Anna Sigwarth

HOMETOWN: Dubuque, Iowa

MAJOR: Psychology

YEAR: Freshman

“I’m looking forward to meeting new people and hosting my first overnight visit as a Student Ambassador.”

Joseph Lasher 

HOMETOWN: Davenport, Iowa

MAJOR: Theatre

YEAR: Senior

“I only have non-major elective credits left to fulfill, so I’m excited to take classes outside of my major that pique my interest.”

Elena Vallejo

HOMETOWN: Rock Island, Illinois

MAJOR: Early Childhood Education/Special Education and minoring in Theatre and Writing

YEAR: Junior

“Being a part of clubs and activities! I am a part of the executive board for TAC (Theatre Appreciation Club), Her Campus, and Quercus. All three have lots of fun events planned for this year.”

Payton Clauson

HOMETOWN: Geneseo, Illinois

MAJOR: History Education 

YEAR: Senior

“I’m looking forward to being around my friends again and finishing my last year at SAU.”

Ava Anderson 

HOMETOWN: Dubuque, Iowa

MAJOR: Psychology, Pre-OT

YEAR: Freshman

“I am most looking forward to getting involved in clubs and activities and meeting lots of new people!”