Employee Announcements

  • Center for Diversity and Inclusion Meet and Greet - 10 hours ago | 31 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 6:27 PM

    Come join us for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion’s Meet and Greet. Enjoy meeting and getting to know each club while eating Free Graeter’s Ice Cream! This will be held this Wednesday October 14th, 2015 in the GSC Atrium from 4pm-5pm. See you there! 

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  • COME SEE SPEAKER KEMBA SMITH! - 10 hours ago | 56 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 6:18 PM

    Join us in welcoming speaker Kemba Smith in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month! This event will be held in Kennedy Auditorium Wednesday October 21st at 6pm. See you there!

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  • Xavier London Study Abroad Info Session - 10 hours ago | 37 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 6:04 PM

    Come to our info session on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 4-5:30PM, in Smith Hall, room 308, regarding Xavier's longest running London program.  This is the 18th year of the program, and our 10th year at Queen Mary University of London.  We spend a weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland, and have a day trip to Bath and Stonehenge.  We also include visits to Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, and attend "Wicked" and "Les Miserables".

    Join us in London for the entire month of July, 2016.

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  • Farewell Party for Jonika Moore-Diggs - 13 hours ago | 47 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 3:06 PM

    Jonika Moore-Diggs has accepted a new position at Miami University overseeing diversity recruiting initiatives in the office of Admission.  Her last day at Xavier will be Friday, October 16th.

    Please join Career Development and the Academic Advising Center in a farewell and congratulatory gathering on Thursday, October 15 from Noon – 1: 30 PM.  The event will be held in CLC 530 (Career Development Office) and light refreshments will be served.  Come and go as you wish.

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  • Please share with sophomores, juniors or grad stud. . . - 14 hours ago | 63 views

    Please share with sophomores, juniors or grad students

    Posted: 10/12/15 2:08 PM

    The Xavier University Mentor Program matches students (sophomores, juniors & graduate) of any major with career professionals/executives to help the student on their journey from classroom to career.  The mentoring relationship lasts until the student graduates from Xavier.  We know many students couldn't attend the final info session last week, so, we've added 3 more info session options:

    Tues., Oct. 13th @ 5pm

    Wed., Oct. 14th @ 4:00

    Wed., Oct. 14th @4:30

    All sessions are 30 minutes and take place in Kennedy Auditorium (412 CLC).  

    Interested students need to attend one of the three sessions to be eligible to apply.  Please encourage students to take advantage of this unique Program.  Visit www.xavier.edu/mentor or contact Sarah Brinker-Good in the Career Development Office for more information.

  • Responsibility And Hope For A World In Conflict - 15 hours ago | 58 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 1:41 PM

    Fifty years ago, at the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Church redefined its relationship with the other religions of the world in a document called Nostra Aetate.  Nostra Aetate's importance is that it opened a new era of interfaith dialogue and understanding.

    JOIN US with three global leaders in interreligious thought and action to explore together ways in which interfaith collaboration can enrich our community and our world. 

    Featured panelists are Yonathan Arfi, Vice-President of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France, Francis X. Clooney, S.J., Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University, and Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr, University Professor of Islamic studies at George Washington University.

    The event is free and open to the public, reservations not required.

    For further information including sponsors, and bios, please see the link.


  • #BeTheSpark Tour Spark Tank Speaker Series Kick Of. . . - 15 hours ago | 56 views

    #BeTheSpark Tour Spark Tank Speaker Series Kick Off!

    Posted: 10/12/15 1:13 PM


    The #BeTheSpark Tour Spark Tank Speaker Series kicks off this Wednesday, October 14th at 6 PM in the Center for Innovation -with pizza (not that you need it to convince you to come).

    We're excited to introduce the first innovator who will be sharing their story with you!

    Julie Anixter
    CEO, Think Remarkable
    Executive Editor, Innovation Excellence
    Strategic Fellow, Signals Group

    Julie Anixter is the CEO of Think Remarkable, an innovation consultancy, and co-founder and Executive Editor of Innovation Excellence, one of the world’s largest crowd-sourced innovation online communities.

    She is a proponent of building organizational capacity through leveraging the emotional energy, creativity and intellectual capital inside of organizations to achieve results.

    Julie has created products, services, environments and tools for a wide range of clients including AT&T, the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, Chanel, Glaxo Smith Kline, and P&G.

    Come and hear the story of Julie's innovative journey and how she's helping organizations meet the world's changing demands.

  • Run Like Hell 5k Sign-ups - 16 hours ago | 79 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 12:54 PM

    This week only!!! The running fee for the Run Like Hell 5k has a $10 discount. Wondering what Run Like Hell 5k is? This 5k goes to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and their quest to help those living with this deathly genetic disease. By signing up for the run, you are not only helping Cystic Fibrosis research but also guaranteed a pretty fun night!!!

    Come, sign up in Gallagher Monday 10/12, Wednesday 10/14, and Friday 10/16 12pm-3pm.


  • Fiesta del SOL Potluck! - 18 hours ago | 98 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 10:33 AM

    Join the Student Organization of Latinos in celebrating the end of Hispanic Heritage Month with the Fiesta del SOL Potluck. There will be delicious food provided as well as music and dancing! 

    When: Wednesday, October 14

    Time: 5:30-7:30pm

    Location: GSC Clocktower

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  • CTE Faculty Learning Communities - 19 hours ago | 35 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 9:52 AM

    The Center for Teaching Excellence is accepting applications for two Faculty Learning Communities to begin in January 2016. In the FLC on Exploring the Oral Communication Flag Courses, facilitated by Craig Davis (Chemistry) and Barb Harland (Nursing), faculty will investigate how foundational oral communication skills can be taught effectively across disciplines. The second FLC focuses on Contemplation, Imagination, and Creativity in the Mindful Classroom: Cultivating and Sustaining Well-Being and Wonder in Learning. Facilitated by Karen Enriquez (Theology) and Cathy Sacco (Education), this FLC explores the influence of experiential personal practice in mindfulness and contemplative practices on shaping educators and their courses to support a student-centered learning approach. Applications to participate are due October 30th.

  • FLC Presentation: Performance Tasks - 19 hours ago | 22 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 9:37 AM

    The Faculty Learning Community on Performance Tasks presents the results of its year-long exploration Monday, October 26th at noon in the CTE Faculty Lounge, CLC 317. FLC members will define performance tasks and explain the advantages of implementing them, in comparison with regular testing methods, to promote critical thinking. They will also share performance tasks they have created. Lunch provided.

  • CTE Discussio: Mindfulness in Teaching and Learnin. . . - 19 hours ago | 32 views

    CTE Discussio: Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning

    Posted: 10/12/15 9:31 AM

    The Center for Teaching Excellence is hosting a discussion on Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning Tuesday, October 13th from 2:30-3:30 in the CTE Faculty Lounge, CLC 317.  Facilitators Karen Enriquez and Kathy Sacco will lead the conversation on how mindfulness practices are aligned with Jesuit principles and have positive implications for deepening our teaching and student learning. 

  • Priority Registration for Spring 2016 – Things to . . . - 19 hours ago | 265 views

    Priority Registration for Spring 2016 – Things to Know

    Posted: 10/12/15 9:13 AM

    Priority Registration is for currently enrolled students who are continuing in an upcoming term.  Students are required to meet all financial obligations prior to registration.  Students eligible to participate in Priority Registration may register for classes any time after their assigned registration time until the close of registration at the beginning of the semester.

    Students can find their Priority Registration appointment by checking their Registration Status on the on the Student Hub.  (Select:  Student Hub> Self-Service > Student Services > Registration > Registration Status)

    Spring Full Term 2016 Course Deadlines:

    • Add/Drop Deadline:  January 17, 2016
    • Undergraduate Withdrawal Deadline (with the grade of ‘W’):  April 12, 2016
    • All the important dates can be found in the Academic Calendar

    All deadlines for partial term courses are adjusted based on the length of the course.

    CAUTION:  Before dropping or withdrawing from a course, consult with your advisor regarding your program requirements, course planning and progress towards your degree.  It is the responsibility of the student to know all program, degree and University requirements.  Dropping or withdrawing from courses may impact the time needed to complete your degree.    Student Athletes and International Students – please meet with the appropriate office (Athletic Academic Advising or the Center for International Education) before dropping below fulltime, enrolling for online courses, or withdrawing from the university.  Dropping or withdrawing from courses can affect a student’s athletic eligibility and visa status.

    Adding & Dropping Classes

    Students may add or drop full term classes through the 7th calendar day of the semester. Full term classes dropped during this period do not appear on a student's transcript. 

    Class Withdrawal

    Following the 7th calendar day of the semester students may withdraw from any course with a non-punitive grade of ‘W’ listed on the transcript.  A grade of ‘W’ does not affect a student's GPA.  Students may withdraw from courses through the withdrawal deadline, which occurs when 80% of the term has been completed.

    ->  Beginning with Spring 2016, students may withdraw from a course online through the Student Hub instead of using a paper form. 

    Additional Information

    More information about priority registration can be found on the Office of the Registrar website.

    Information about course tuition and fees is available on the Office of the Bursar website.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/registrar/registration-information.cfm

  • Women Graduate Students - 20 hours ago | 50 views

    Posted: 10/12/15 8:19 AM

    Faculty and staff are asked to inform women graduate students of the opportunity to participate in the  Women’s Ignatian Leadership Salon on Thursday, October 29, 3-6pm in the Fenwick Conference Room.  Drs. Debra Mooney (Chief Mission Officer) and Sandra Richtermeyer (WCB Assoc Dean) will be facilitating the seminar.  Information and registration is here.

  • Law School Deans of Admissions Panel Discussion MO. . . - 1 day ago | 92 views

    Law School Deans of Admissions Panel Discussion MONDAY

    Posted: 10/11/15 9:25 PM

    Come join Pre-Law Society tomorrow (Oct 12) from 3:00-4:30 PM in Smith 250 for a panel discussion with deans of admissions from Notre Dame, UD, UC, NKU, Ohio Northern, Indiana University, and Detroit Mercy. Hear about what deans are currently looking for in the law school admissions process to better help you assess what you should do to get into law school during each year that you attend Xavier. ALL are welcome to attend. There will be free pizza and drinks. We are looking for a great crowd to show these deans how wonderful Xavier students are!

  • Farmers Market TOMORROW - 1 day ago | 185 views

    Posted: 10/11/15 3:24 PM

    The Xavier Farmers Market is this Monday! Come purchase great and fresh food for Ohio's local farmers this Monday, October 12, 2015 2-6pm on the Greenspace! 

    Featuring Organic Farm @ Bear Creek, Our Harvest, Rain & Suns Hilltop Farm and many more! Come engage with our local food system

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/green/Xavier-University-Farmers-Market.cfm

  • Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner - Novem. . . - 3 days ago | 39 views

    Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner - November 2

    Posted: 10/9/15 2:59 PM

    The Career Development Office is excited to invite your students to participate in the Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the Cintas Center!

    The Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner will help students learn about the importance of first impressions, techniques for building your professional network, and how to dine in a professional setting.  The event will begin with an engaging networking activity followed by a formal four-course etiquette dinner presented by Mary Starvaggi of The Etiquette Advantage.  Tickets will be available on Monday, October 12 for $30 (cash or check) in the Career Development Office (Conaton Learning Commons, room 530).

    We appreciate you sharing this opportunity with your students and encouraging them to attend, as this program is wonderful preparation for the upcoming Spring Career Fair, interviewing for internships and full time jobs, as well as transitioning from student to professional.

    Should your department or office be interested in purchasing a number of tickets for your students to attend, please contact Valarie Jacobsen at jacobsenv@xavier.edu with the following information:

    1. Number of tickets requested.
    2. Names of students to receive these tickets.

    Only a limited number of tickets are available for this popular event.  Should you wish to purchase tickets for your students, please submit your request (along with student names) no later than Friday, October 23, 2015.



    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/career/students/Professional-Networking-Etiquette-Dinner.cfm

  • Vote For The Signature Hot Dog Of Cintas - 3 days ago | 240 views

    Posted: 10/9/15 12:57 PM

    Xavier Concessions is putting it to a vote. You will determine the signature hot dog at Cintas Center this year. Vote for your favorite at http://poll.fm/5fa6z 

    For more information: http://poll.fm/5fa6z


  • Xavier Dining Cuts Waste - 3 days ago | 196 views

    Posted: 10/9/15 12:21 PM

    Xavier Dining is a national leader in the area of sustainability with a 2015 Gold Award in National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Waste Management category. The attached article from the October edition of On-Campus Hospitality highlights this important sustainability initiative. 

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  • Benefits Open Enrollment sessions for 2016 - 3 days ago | 104 views

    Posted: 10/9/15 11:41 AM

    In support of our commitment to providing information and ongoing employee education about your benefit options, the Office of Human Resources announces our annual Benefits Open Enrollment sessions.

    2016 Open Enrollment session - Fall 2015



    Monday, 10/26/15

    9:00 - 10:00


    10:00 - 11:00


    12:00 - 1:00

    Wednesday, 10/28/15

    9:00 - 10:00

    Thursday, 10/29/15

    4:00 - 5:00



    Monday, 11/2/15

    3:00 - 4:00

    Tuesday, 11/3/15

    2:00 - 3:00

    Wednesday, 11/4/15

    12:00 - 1:00

    Wednesday, 11/4/15

    2:00 - 3:00

    Thursday, 11/5/15

    9:00 - 10:00

    Location of sessions will be announced. More details and information about our benefit plans will be shared prior to the sessions. Our annual benefits open enrollment period will be November 9 through November 23, 2015.

    Questions may be directed to Human Resources at x 3638 or via email at benefits@xavier.edu.


  • MLK Week 2016 - 3 days ago | 158 views

    Posted: 10/9/15 10:51 AM

    The Center for Diversity and Inclusion will be sponsoring MLK Week 2016: Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly,January 18-22 2016.  We invite you to join us by sponsoring an event during the week. Please submit your event by November 20, 2015 to Joya Dillard at dillardj2@xavier.edu. Please include time, date and location of the event. 

  • LGBTQ week events Oct. 11 - Oct. 16 - 3 days ago | 137 views

    Posted: 10/9/15 10:43 AM

    Oct. 11th is National Coming Out Day and the start of LGBTQ Week on campus.  The Center for Diversity & Inclusion and the LGBTQ Alliance has collaborated with other student groups to hold events for the community on campus.  See the flyer for all the free events.

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  • Making Way for a Makerspace - 3 days ago | 155 views

    Posted: 10/9/15 10:09 AM

    The Information Technologies division is excited to announce plans for a makerspace coming soon on the first floor of the library. This interactive, creative space for students, faculty, and staff will provide access to disruptive technologies such as 3D printers and scanners, tools for constructing projects, and support for students to think creatively and imagine solutions to problems with real-world applications. In order to make this exciting new space possible, the library has relocated the Resource Sharing department to the Connection Center, making access to OhioLINK and interlibrary loan services conveniently located at the main service desk in the CLC. For questions about the makerspace or the Resource Sharing relocation, please contact Alison Morgan at morgan@xavier.edu.

  • Conway Faculty Fellowship - Application Informatio. . . - 4 days ago | 35 views

    Conway Faculty Fellowship - Application Information

    Posted: 10/8/15 9:24 AM

    Applications for the Conway Faculty Fellowship in Jesuit Education for 2016-17 are accepted through November 9.  Information and the application are available on the Conway Institute website.

  • Reminder - Upcoming Tuition Remission Information . . . - 4 days ago | 60 views

    Reminder - Upcoming Tuition Remission Information Session

    Posted: 10/8/15 7:54 AM

    Dependent Tuition Remission Information Session

    A Dependent Tuition Remission Information Session will take place on Tuesday, October 13 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Admission Office Presentation Room in Schott Hall.

    If you have a child in high school and hope to take advantage of tuition remission, FACHEX (exchange with other Jesuit colleges and universities), or Tuition Exchange (more than 500 schools participate in this program nationwide), this session is one you don’t want to miss.  Learn more about the process and paperwork. 

    In order to help ensure there is a sufficient supply of materials, please R.S.V.P. to Donna Conlon at x3632 or conlond@xavier.edu.



  • 2016 Rome Program Information Session - 5 days ago | views

    Posted: 10/7/15 1:04 PM

    Our final information sessions for the 2016 Winter and Summer programs in Rome will take place in Alter Hall 203 on Tuesday, October 13 and Wednesday, October 14 at 4:15pm.

    Come and Learn how you can participate in this great opportunity to earn Xavier core credits while living in The Eternal City!

  • Final United Way Appeal - 5 days ago | 67 views

    Posted: 10/7/15 10:27 AM

    Friday, October 9 marks the final day for Xavier's annual United Way appeal. As Fr. Graham noted, he hopes that each employee prayerfully considers making a donation as part of this annual initiative and to see a 100% participation rate. Let's celebrate Xavier's commitment to serve those in need by helping United Way make this an ever stronger, more caring community!  One final e-mail from the United Way will be sent to each employee on Friday.

  • Talk to a Librarian & Get a Free Water Bottle - 5 days ago | 222 views

    Posted: 10/7/15 9:14 AM

    Librarians will be staffing a table in Alter Hall today from 12:45 -- 2:45pm on the first floor near Bellarmine Chapel. They will offer research assistance ideas for papers and projects. Free gift to students for stopping by and talking with them! For questions, please contact Vicki Young at youngv@xavier.edu

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  • Due to Demand, Adding 3 more Mentor Program Info S. . . - 5 days ago | 69 views

    Due to Demand, Adding 3 more Mentor Program Info Sessions

    Posted: 10/7/15 9:13 AM

    The Xavier Mentor Program matches students (sophomores, juniors & graduate) of any major with career professionals/executives to help the student on their journey from classroom to career.  The mentoring relationship lasts until the student graduates from Xavier.  We had over 120 students attend Monday's "final" info session, but know many students couldn't attend.  So, we've added 3 more info session options.  Interested students need to attend one of them to be eligible to apply: Tues., Oct. 13th @ 5pm AND Wed., Oct. 14th @ 4:00 & again @4:30, all in Kennedy Auditorium (412 CLC).  Please encourage students to take advantage of this unique Program.  Visit www.xavier.edu/mentor for more details.

    Questions?  Contact Sarah Brinker-Good at 513-745-4335 or email brinkergoods@xavier.edu.

  • CTE Faculty in Residence Staff Session - 5 days ago | 53 views

    Posted: 10/7/15 7:30 AM

    Join us today at 1:00 in CLC 308 as Professor Assudani discusses how                 
    we relate to innovation to a new product such as an I-Phone or an I-Pad.
    This session will also examine other forms of innovations which are
    equally important.


  • Volleyball and Cornhole with Carlos Dunlap Foundat. . . - 6 days ago | views

    Volleyball and Cornhole with Carlos Dunlap Foundation

    Posted: 10/6/15 10:25 PM

    Come be part of a volleyball (3v3) or cornhole (2v2) tournament at the Volleyball Blitz featuring Carlos Dunlap and friends from the Cincinnati Bengals! 

    When: Friday, Oct 9, 6pm
    Where: HAHANA Beach 7605 Wooster Pike
    How: Sign up at http://www.nattynutrition.com/pages/Home/category/56/

    Sign up as teams or individuals to place for a chance to win prizes!

    $15 individual
    $25 cornhole team
    $40 volleyball team

    Made possible by the Carlos Dunlap Foundation and Natty Nutrition

  • Gender Bias, Sexism, and Stereotypes in STEM - 6 days ago | 117 views

    Posted: 10/6/15 5:37 PM

    The Center for Diversity and Inclusion cordially invites you  to attend Gender Bias, Sexism and Stereotypes in STEM, an evening with Patricia Valoy as part of our I.D. Series. Tonight at 6:00pm in CLC 412 Kennedy Auditorium.

    Patricia Valoy is an engineer and project manager, feminist writer, and STEM advocate based out of New York. Patricia writes and speaks on a variety of issues pertaining to women in STEM and other male-dominated fields, particularly as it relates to women of color and underrepresented minorities.

    The Center for Diversity and Inclusion Identity Development Series (I.D.) brings the campus together to academically engage in lectures, student research presentations, dialogues or performances that invites attendees to critically think about their social identity development.

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  • Interfaith Presentation - 6 days ago | 107 views

    Posted: 10/6/15 3:57 PM

    Three global leaders in interreligious thought and action are presenting on “The Power of Interfaith Collaboration: Responsibility and Hope For a World In Conflict” on Sunday, October 18, 6:00pm, Cintas Center. Featured panels are: Yonathon Arfi, Francis X. Clooney SJ and Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr. The presentation, part of Xavier’s commemoration of Nostra Aetate, is free and open to the public.

  • "The Value of Leadership & its Lasting Legacy" 10/. . . - 6 days ago | 86 views

    "The Value of Leadership & its Lasting Legacy" 10/28

    Posted: 10/6/15 3:50 PM

    Please join us October 28th as Xavier University MBA and NEW Cincinnati host a dynamic conversation on leadership by Four Star U.S. Army General James T. Hill and U.S. Army Brigadier General Becky Halstead. Based on their highly accomplished military service and business experience, General Hill and General Halstead invite you to be a part of a powerful and inspiring dialogue about the “value of leadership” in any circumstance. 

    Date:  Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Time:     10:00-11:00 a.m., Location:  Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center, No cost to attend


    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/williams/special-events/HalsteadDiscussionRSVP.cfm

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  • X-Fit Health and Wellness Fair on November 9 - 6 days ago | 89 views

    Posted: 10/6/15 3:37 PM

    In support of our commitment to the health and wellbeing of employees, the Office of Human Resources announces our annual employee X-Fit Health and Wellness Fair.


    Monday, November 9, 2015

    9am – 1pm

    Cintas Center - Concourse


    As in past year, various vendors and benefits carriers and organizations will be available to provide information and answer your questions.


    Questions may be directed to Human Resources at x 3638 or via email at benefits@xavier.edu.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/hr/hr-benefits-fair.cfm

  • Dining & Retail Hours of Operation - Fall Break 20. . . - 6 days ago | 359 views

    Dining & Retail Hours of Operation - Fall Break 2015

    Posted: 10/6/15 9:32 AM

    The Office of Auxiliary Services would like to share the Hours of Operation for all of the Campus Dining and Retail Office's for Fall Break, October 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th.

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  • Parking Spots Reserved - 6 days ago | 205 views

    Posted: 10/6/15 7:51 AM

    The President's Advisory Council meeting will take place on Friday, October 9th.  There will be parking spots reserved on University Drive for members of the PAC.  Thank you.