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In this weekly show, hosts John Kealey and Jay Swords examine events of history through the discussion of books, journal articles, papers, and presentations, then historians and history buffs ask the question, what is relevant or irrelevant in today’s world.

Execution & Exile In Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Episode 412

In this episode

Larissa “Kat” Tracy, Ph.D., Professor of Medieval Literature at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, is the guest on the 412th edition of “Relevant or Irrelevant” and joins the team to discuss execution and exile in medieval and early modern Europe.

Relevant or Irrelevant is recorded at the studios of KALA-FM, Davenport, IA-Quad Cities.


Go behind the scenes of St. Ambrose University’s Dance Marathon with Public Relations and Marketing Director of DM 9, Carly Miller. If you’ve ever wondered why your classmates are wearing neon orange, what their fundraisers are actually funding, and who these kids are, then “Find Your Why” is for you.

In this limited series you’ll hear personal testimonies and behind the scenes details, as we explore the organization that claims to be “making miracles.”

Kids Can't Wait

Episode 4

In this episode

In this episode, Carly takes a look at how COVID-19 affected Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and explains how SAUDM had to adapt their Big Event for DM8 after the campus closed.

Award-winning sports talk radio show on St. Ambrose University’s KALA-FM. Each week, student hosts Logen Howell and David Meyer talk sports news, upcoming games and much more! Catch it first – Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. on KALA-HD2 106.1 FM in the Quad Cities, or catch up the following day on your favorite podcast player!

June 16, 2021

In this episode

In this episode, Logen Howell and David Meyer discuss the Nets’ big comeback victory, how much losing Chris Paul would hurt the Suns and their NFC South 2021 record predictions.

All that and more, this week on Unsportsmanlike Conduct!

This show was broadcast on KALA-HD2 106.1FM on June 16, 2021. Unsportsmanlike Conduct airs live every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. in the Quad Cities on the 106.1FM dial. The show can also be streamed live via TuneIn.

Join Haley Rhoads as she brings light to mental health battles that individuals face and creates a platform to share their stories.

Anxiety, Social Media, & Toxic Relationships

Episode 4

In this episode

This week, Haley Rhoads welcomes Jamie Huennekens, a young mother, student, and coach, to talk about her journey with mental health. In this episode, Jamie shares her struggles with social media, toxic relationships, and anxiety.

This episode contains a description of suicidal thoughts. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, there are resources available. 𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐀𝐋 𝐒𝐔𝐈𝐂𝐈𝐃𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐋𝐈𝐅𝐄𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄 𝟏-𝟖𝟎𝟎-𝟐𝟕𝟑-𝟖𝟐𝟓𝟓, 𝐒𝐔𝐈𝐂𝐈𝐃𝐄𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐋𝐈𝐅𝐄𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄.𝐎𝐑𝐆
This episode also contains descriptions of emotional and physical abuse. 𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐀𝐋 𝐃𝐎𝐌𝐄𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐂 𝐕𝐈𝐎𝐋𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐄 𝐇𝐎𝐓𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄, 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥:𝟖𝟎𝟎-𝟕𝟗𝟗-𝟕𝟐𝟑𝟑 𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐞𝐱𝐭 “𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐑𝐓” 𝐭𝐨 𝟖𝟖𝟕𝟖𝟖**

**𝐃𝐈𝐒𝐂𝐋𝐀𝐈𝐌𝐄𝐑: This podcast is not a substitute for professional help. If you or someone you know is struggling please seek out a licensed counselor or therapist**

𝐄𝐱𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐏𝐨𝐝𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬:
If you are interested in learning more about topics discussed in this episode of the podcast, the following links are suggestions of where to start.

𝐒𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐀𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡
𝘔𝘤𝘓𝘦𝘢𝘯 𝘏𝘰𝘴𝘱𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭
“How do you Feel?” is produced in Davenport, Iowa, USA.

In this monthly podcast, Editor of The Catholic Messenger, Barb Arland-Fye, engages listeners in the life of the people of the Diocese of Davenport. Arland-Fye goes beyond the church walls to see how people of faith share the joy of the Gospel with the world.

The Role of Youth in the Church Today

Episode 22

In this episode

Bishop Thomas Zinkula joins Barb Arland-Fye, Editor Of The Catholic Messenger, to talk discuss the role of youth in the Roman Catholic Church today.

Music for this podcast series is provided by Joe Mattingly, composer and performer of the theme – all rights reserved.

Production for Catholic Messenger Conversations is courtesy KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa.

The Institute for Person-Centered Care at St. Ambrose University is challenging the status quo of healthcare. In this monthly podcast, we explore what person-centered care is,  how it can be implemented and what it means for patients. Whether you’re a healthcare provider or a patient, there is something in these discussions for you!

Achieving Health Equity in the LGBTQ+ Community

Episode 16

In this episode

In this episode, Ann Garton welcomes Lauren and Sarah from The Project of the Quad Cities to discuss barriers to care and health equity in the LGBTQ+ community.

𝙃𝙤𝙨𝙩: Ann Garton, MSN, RN, CNE, Director of the Institute for Person-Centered Care at St. Ambrose University
𝐀𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭: www.sau.edu/ann-garton

𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭: Sarah Stevens, Community Impact Officer at The Project of the Quad Cities
𝐀𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭: Sarah spent a decade in leadership within corporate healthcare and left in 2016 to pursue work that aligned with her passion and purpose. She comes to The Project after five years as a frontline leader in various capacities in the nonprofit sector. This is Sarah’s second time on the IPCC Podcast. She was the guest host for episode three, “All Bodies are Good Bodies.”

𝐆𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭: Lauren Gil Hayes, LMSW, Director of Supportive Services at The Project of the Quad Cities
𝐀𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭: Lauren stewards resources, medical access, and holistic case management to people living with HIV in the Quad Cities area. Lauren has worked at the intersection of social services, care work, and radical imagination for just over a decade, and holds an MSW from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. Lauren also believes in the healing power of pastries and bakes whenever possible.

𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐐𝐮𝐚𝐝 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬: www.tpqc.org/

𝘾𝙤𝙣𝙣𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙪𝙨! 𝙇𝙚𝙩 𝙪𝙨 𝙠𝙣𝙤𝙬 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙩𝙤𝙥𝙞𝙘𝙨 𝙔𝙊𝙐 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙪𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙡𝙤𝙧𝙚!
Email: ipcc@sau.edu
Facebook: facebook.com/SAUIPCC/
Twitter: @sau_ipcc
Web: www.sau.edu/institute-for-person-centered-care

St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, Iowa, USA.

In this monthly podcast,  Humility Homes and Services in Davenport, Iowa, engages community members in conversations about affordable housing and homelessness in the Quad Cities.

Hospitality Ambassadors

Episode 16

On this episode

Kyle Carter, executive director of the Downtown Davenport Partnership, and Chris Dunn, outreach navigator at Humility Homes & Services, are welcomed by host Patrick Adamson in this edition to talk about the promising news of the intersection of two programs in the Davenport, Iowa, community.

This podcast series is recorded at the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, USA.

In this weekly podcast, St. Ambrose University Chaplain Rev. Thom Hennen and SAU student Megan Grady discuss pop culture, faith and life at St. Ambrose. 

The Faith Awakens

Episode 50

In this episode

In the final episode, Fr. Thom & Meg reminisce about their time at St. Ambrose and with the podcast and look ahead to their next adventures.

Plus, they offer advice to future Ambrosians, discuss how to keep the faith alive post-college, and funny cat names.

Don’t miss the final episode of The Faith Awakens!

The Faith Awakens podcast is a production of St. Ambrose University Campus Ministry (Davenport, Iowa, USA).

Original theme music for this non-profit podcast was created and performed by Lauren Bollweg.



SAU News This Week is a student-produced radio newscast airing live on 88.5fm Fridays during the Fall 2020 semester at St. Ambrose University.

May 14, 2021

In this episode

In our final newscast of the semester, the university says goodbye to Sr. Joan Lescinski after more than a decade of service at St. Ambrose. The lacrosse teams look back on their most successful seasons to date. And SAU announces updates to their COVID-19 policies on campus.

Listen to these stories and more, right now, on 𝘚𝘈𝘜 𝘕𝘦𝘸𝘴 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘞𝘦𝘦𝘬.

SAU News This Week is a student-produced radio newscast airing live on 88.5fm Fridays during the Fall 2020 semester at St. Ambrose University.

KALA-FM is the public radio station of St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, USA.


Join St. Ambrose student-athletes Keagan Dolphin, Ryan Warrick, and Zac Robinson as they aim to inspire and share insight through interviews with a new guest each week. Rest assured this podcast will be ‘sort of interesting, Kinda Kredible, and always go Full Circle!’

Our Final Episode | Season 1 Wrap

Episode 23

In this episode

The school year at St. Ambrose has come to an end. The guys reminisce on the progression of the podcast, look towards summer plans, and reflect on their own personal growth since childhood.

Plus, they announce plans for season 2!

Join the conversation! You can email the guys at kktfcpodcast@gmail.com

Connect with us: @kktfcpodcast

This podcast series is recorded at the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, USA.


From the Bleachers is a podcast series from the studios of KALA-FM. Each season, a student host from St. Ambrose University explores a different facet of sports at the Davenport, Iowa, college.

Fighting Bee Basketball with Zach Sullivan

Season 3 Ep. 6

In this episode

In the final episode of season three, Logen Howell sits down with St. Ambrose senior basketball player Zach Sullivan. Sullivan talks about what made him fall in love with the game, what brought him to SAU and how COVID-19 affected his season.

Season 3 of From The Bleachers focuses on senior athletes at St. Ambrose University. This is a student-produced podcast from the studios of KALA-FM, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, USA.


Welcome to the Who’s Who of SAU! Join Ryan Sandness as he takes an intimate look at the faculty and staff members of St. Ambrose University. We’ll learn about their hobbies, personal life, and interests beyond their field.

Tammy Norcross-Reitzler

Episode 6

In this episode

Meet Tammy Norcross-Reitzler. Tammy is a staff member at St. Ambrose Univesity. She serves as the Director of Campus Ministry. She and Ryan discuss her life-long career in the Catholic Church and what she does in her role at the university.

Plus, beginning this July, Tammy will work with her third chaplain in eight years. She shares her thoughts on the differences between the priests who have served in the role and the benefits of having alumni in the position.

Who’s Who of SAU is a student production of KALA-FM.

Theme music by audionautix.com