Employee Announcements

  • Sustainability Updates! Wed/Fri - 16 hours ago | 69 views

    Posted: 7/27/15 5:21 PM

    Come relax and brown-bag with the Sustainability Team for these Open Forums. Ask the questions you have been wondering about - as we review projects underway, including Alter User's Manual, Energy Detectives, Composting, Farmers Market (new!), and More.

    Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM   Date: Wed, July 29 and Fri, July 31
    Location: Kennedy Auditorium CLC 412

    Wednesday, July 29: Food, Farm & Composting – Farmers Market (Sarah Kramer and Hannah Sheppard), Urban Farm (Jenny Neimeyer and Rebecca Woodul), Food Scrap Composting (Dan Sedlacek and Sarah Dorger)

    Friday, July 31: Energy & Carbon Profile –  Energy Detectives +Awareness Campaign (Toffer Lundquist, Sr. Nancy Linenkugel), Alter User's Guide (Ann Dougherty), Carbon Profile (Matthew Thompson-Wilda, Jon Browne) and Review of Future Energy Opportunities (Ann Dougherty)

  • Xavier Innovation Design Thinking 101 - 19 hours ago | 49 views

    Posted: 7/27/15 1:55 PM

    In today’s economy, innovation is as essential as it is difficult!

    Mastering design thinking requires practice. And regardless of role or level in an organization, one’s journey should start with Design Thinker, an expert-guided innovation simulation that reveals the fundamentals of IDEO’s approach. Based on ExperiencePoint’s awardwinning platform, Design Thinker builds innovation confidence and competence.

    Facilitated by the CFI Team and Tom Merrill from the School of Arts & Innovation. If you attended training last year, this is a new exciting tool to put in your belt. If you have never attended, come join us and start your innovation belt!

    For more information: http://designthinkinginternalaugust2015.eventbrite.com



  • Office Closings: AAC, CDO, and Goa - 3 days ago | 294 views

    Posted: 7/24/15 1:10 PM

    Three offices including the Academic Advising Center, Career Development, and Goa will be closed on Tuesday, July 28th for a planning retreat.  These areas will reopen on Wednesday, July 29th.

  • "Thirsty Thursday” Celebration for Staff - 3 days ago | 253 views

    Posted: 7/24/15 10:27 AM

    "Thirsty Thursday” Celebration
    Thursday, August 13th, Father Graham and the Staff Advisory Committee
    Invites all Xavier Staff to join them from 3 to 5 for "Thirsty Thursday" to celebrate, kick-off,
    or generally fortify ourselves for the upcoming semester.
    Check back here for more information— and stay thirsty my friends!

  • Death in the Xavier Community - 4 days ago | 403 views

    Posted: 7/24/15 9:22 AM

    Walter Bonvell, recent retiree from Physical Plant and husband of Connie Bonvell, Office of Institutional Research, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015.  Visitation will be Monday, July 27, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Bellarmine Chapel, Xavier University followed by a prayer service at 3:00.  Donations may be made to Hospice Care of St. Elizabeth Healthcare, 483 South Loop Dr. Edgewood, KY 41017 or to the Project Search Fund at Xavier University, 3800 Victory Pkwy Cinti, Ohio 45207

  • Volunteer Opportunites During Manresa! - 4 days ago | 150 views

    Posted: 7/23/15 1:36 PM

    As Manresa 2015 quickly approaches, we are seeking assistance for this year’s program. Assisting with Manresa 2015 is a great way to aid in the preparation for the Class of 2019 while welcoming them to the Xavier Community. Many of you are already helping in numerous ways as Orientation Team Training presenters, Open House sponsors, and more. We have five additional volunteer roles that are especially important for supporting students’ transition to Xavier. These opportunities include: Manresa Packet Stuffing Volunteers (Friday, August 7), Early Move-In (Wednesday, August 19), and New Student Move-In (Thursday, August 20), Check-in Assistants/Greeters (Thursday, August 20), and Recycling Assistants (Thursday, August 20).

    To volunteer for Manresa Packet Stuffing, please click HERE.  Shifts will be 10am-noon, noon-2pm, 2-4pm, or 4-6pm. Packet stuffing will take place in Cintas.

    To volunteer for Move Crew, click HERE.

    To volunteer as a Check-in Assistant/Greeter, click HERE.

    To volunteer as a Recycling Assistant, click HERE.

     If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact Jack Rozier at x3662 or Manresa@xavier.edu.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/student-involvement/Volunteer.cfm

  • Campus Suite Training - 4 days ago | 139 views

    Posted: 7/23/15 11:39 AM

    University Communications is once again offering Campus Suite training for the fall 2015 semester. Sessions will be offered on:

    • August 5, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in CLC 207
    • October 8, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. TBD
    • December 8, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in Alumni Center 112 (space is limited)

    We highly recommend bringing a computer with you, although it is not required.

    Register Now

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/university-communications/learn.cfm

  • Grant Awarded to TRiO, Student Support Services (S. . . - 5 days ago | 116 views

    Grant Awarded to TRiO, Student Support Services (SSS)

    Posted: 7/23/15 7:49 AM

    The TRiO, Student Support Services (SSS) Office is happy to announce we have been awarded the TRiO, SSS grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  The TRiO, SSS grant is funded from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2020.  We are very excited to be able to continue to serve 160 students who are first generation, low income, and /or have a disability for this grant period.  This was a very competitive TRiO, SSS grant competition; there were over 1,700 grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of Education and only 1,000 were awarded.  Thank you to those who helped us with the grant process and support.  The TRiO, SSS program is only as successful as the community that surrounds it.  Due to the strong Xavier University community we have built, you have helped us to maintain over a 95% Persistence rate and 75% Graduation rate of our students.  We appreciate the work you do for the TRiO, SSS students.

  • Classes Suspended on 9/9/15 - 5 days ago | 708 views

    Posted: 7/22/15 11:52 AM

    This year, Spirit Celebration  is on Wednesday, September 9.  So that all may attend, classes and meetings will be suspended and offices will be closed from 11am to 1:00 pm.  The Mass of the Holy Spirit is part of a long Jesuit tradition dating back to 1548 honoring the beginning of the academic year. This year’s Celebration will take place on the Academic Mall and include a blessing of Alter Hall followed by an ice cream social.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/mission-identity/programs/Spirit-Celebration.cfm

  • Van Driver Safety Training - 6 days ago | 139 views

    Posted: 7/21/15 1:02 PM

    Van driver safety training is scheduled for Monday 7/27 at 2;00pm and Thursday 8/13 at 10:00am in Flynn Hall and consists of classroom followed by on-road driving.  Please allow up to 1 1/2 hours to complete the training.  There is no charge.  To register, please email riskmanagement@xavier.edu.  Please check the Risk Management & Insurance website for schedule of trainings and university policies on vehicle use, van use, and driver responsibilities.