Employee Announcements

  • Xavier Center of Innovation - 1 hour ago | 1 view

    Posted: 8/22/14 10:46 AM

    The Office of the Provost and CAO is pleased to welcome Shawn Nason as the director of the new Center of Innovation. Shawn will be on campus beginning Monday, August 25th and can be reached at nasons@xavier.edu. Shawn’s office will be located in Schmidt Hall room 203.

  • Schutzenfest - 1 hour ago | 17 views

  • CTE Faculty in Residence - 2 hours ago | 8 views

    Posted: 8/22/14 9:01 AM

    The CTE’s 2014 Faculty-in-Residence program will be featuring Kandi Stinson’s course Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 101), which will focus on the theme, “Food, Hunger and Culture.”  Dr. Stinson will showcase pedagogical innovations that use classroom space and technology creatively to foster active learning.  Dr. Stinson will open her course to observation by faculty, followed by discussion about the class session.  The first session is Thursday, August 28th from 11:30-12:45 in CLC 308, during which she will use huddle boards to facilitate group work on The Hunger Games.  Space is limited so please register for this session or one of the four additional observation classes this semester at the CTE website.

  • Textbook Delivery- Residence Halls - 2 hours ago | 11 views

    Posted: 8/22/14 8:58 AM

    Textbook delivery to the residence halls will take place this coming weekend, please see below for times and locations.  Each location will offer free snacks and raffle prizes!  All students are invited to attend!

    Freshman Kuhlman - Lobby 23-Aug 11:00 - 1:00
    Freshman Buenger - Lobby 23-Aug 11:00 - 1:00
    Freshman Brockman - Front Steps(Tent) 23-Aug 11:00 - 1:00
    Freshman Husman - Lobby 23-Aug 11:00 - 1:00
           
    Kuhlman - Upperclassmen Kuhlman - Lobby 24-Aug 4:00 - 6:00 
    Buenger - Upperclassman Buenger - Lobby 24-Aug 4:00 - 6:00 
    Village & 1019 Dana (All) Village - Multi-Purpose Room 24-Aug 4:00 - 6:00 
    Commons, Manner House, University Apartments(All) Commons- 3rd Floor Common Room 24-Aug 4:00 - 6:00 
    Fenwick - All Fenwick - Lobby 24-Aug 4:00 - 6:00 

  • Reminder - WebEx Decommissioned as of August 23rd - 19 hours ago | 3 views

    Posted: 8/21/14 4:44 PM

    This is a reminder that as of August 23, 2014, WebEx will no longer be accessible to faculty and staff and Zoom will be the default synchronous web conferencing tool on campus. You can access Zoom here with your Xavier login and password. You can also learn more about Zoom by reading this knowledge base article.

    Faculty members can register for workshops to learn more about using Zoom in the classroom, and staff members can email Chris Miller at millerc35@xavier.edu to setup additional training if needed. Audio-only phone conferencing should be done through MeetingPlace.

     

     

     

     

  • Xavier Athenaeum to Host Coffeehouse Night! - 22 hours ago | 7 views

    Posted: 8/21/14 1:19 PM

    Calling all poets, writers, musicians, singers, and artists! The Xavier Athenaeum, Xavier's annual literary magazine, will be hosting a Coffeehouse Night on Monday, Aug. 25 at 7pm in the GSC Atrium as part of the Week of Welcome! Free coffee, tea, and snacks will be available!

    *(Note: the WoW pamphlet shows the event is located in University Station, but it is no longer located there.)

    All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to perform in this open-mic style event! Email Meredith Francis at francism@xavier.edu if you would like to perform so we know how many people to expect!

    For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/801213139899288/?ref=notif¬if_t=plan_user_joined

  • Eat Well & Spend Less With A Meal Plan From Xavier. . . - 1 day ago | 8 views

    Eat Well & Spend Less With A Meal Plan From Xavier Dining

    Posted: 8/20/14 2:07 PM

    Take advantage of convenient, healthy dining options with a faculty & staff meal plan. Save on gas, no need to pack a lunch and there are more vegetarian/vegan options thatn ever before. We have dining options designed specifically with you in mind and with the added value of Dining Dollars; all on-campus retail is at your fingertips. The introduction of our new purchasing site makes lunch easy as pie (make mine apple, please).

    Visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/XavierDining today and Eat Well while spending less.

    .pdf version of meal plan brochure attached

    For more information: http://www.dineoncampus.com/xu/show.cfm?cmd=facultyStaff

    1-Faculty_Staff Meal Plans.pdf

  • Staff Advisory Committee members - 2 days ago | 15 views

    Posted: 8/19/14 4:14 PM

    Congratulations to the following staff members who have been elected to the Staff Advisory Committee for a three-year term:

    • Greg Carpinello, Center for Faith and Justice
    • Lori “Bert” Lambert, Residence Life
    • Susana Luzuriaga, Institutional Research
    • Pam Sanders, Intensive English Program
    • Skip Tate, University Communications

    Congratulations as well to Tim Bucher, Planning and Project Management, who was elected Chair, as well as Donna Salak, Undergraduate Admission, who was elected Chair-Elect. For the first time, the Chair of the Staff Advisory Committee will serve as a member of the President's Cabinet.

    The Staff Advisory Committee provides a forum for open communication and ongoing dialogue between exempt and non-exempt staff employees and administration on University strategic direction and initiatives.

     

  • IT Faculty Technology Grants - 2 days ago | 6 views

    Posted: 8/19/14 2:42 PM

    The IT division is offering up to three faculty members grants of $10,000 each to use technology in a new and/or innovative way in a spring 2015 course. Technology may include software applications, hardware, and devices. Grant applications are due September 30th and grants will be awarded by October 15th. For more information about the grants and the application form, click here. Information sessions for faculty will be held on Sept 10th at 2pm and Sept 11th at 2:30pm in CLC 207. For questions, please contact Judy Molnar at molnarj@xavier.edu or Alison Morgan at morgan@xavier.edu.

  • Xavier Univ. joins European-American Chamber of Co. . . - 2 days ago | 10 views

    Xavier Univ. joins European-American Chamber of Commerce

    Posted: 8/19/14 1:53 PM

    In April 2014, Xavier University joined the European-American Chamber of Commerce (EACC). The EACC’s mission is to facilitate transatlantic relations for businesses and companies. To support this mission, the EACC also focuses on providing opportunities for the future generation of global leaders through internship placements at EACC Member Companies located in the United States and Europe, and  through establishing meetings & facility tours for its partners at European locations. In particular, the EACC can help to connect our students and faculty with business/industry partners, and bring high-level speakers to our campus.  If you have questions about this partnership, Xavier liaisons include:  Heidrun Schmitzer (Physics), Irene Luken (Modern Languages), Bernd Rossa (Mathematics), Elaine Crable (Williams College of Business), Jen Franchak (Career Development), and Lea Minniti (International Education).

  • Announcing XU Jazz Ensemble Auditions! - 2 days ago | 7 views

    Posted: 8/19/14 12:04 PM

    Hello Returning Students!! WELCOME New Students!!

    We are excited to start another year with the XUJE and want YOU to come check us out!  We’re looking for motivated saxophonists, trumpet and trombone players, and rhythm section players that want to play jazz in a big band setting.  The group plays many jazz standards, as well tunes from the pop music world, like Radiohead’s “Paranoid Android” and “25 or 6 to 4” by Chicago!

     

    The auditions are open to any student that has experience on their instrument!

     

    Please email the Director, Jennifer Grantham, at granthamj@xavier.edu for additional information!

  • Revived Xavier Piano and Guitar Series has promisi. . . - 3 days ago | 8 views

    Revived Xavier Piano and Guitar Series has promising lineup

    Posted: 8/19/14 11:11 AM

    Polina Bespalko is challenging stuffy perceptions about classical music in her second season as coordinator of Xavier University's Music Series. She's starting by introducing young artists who are putting the glamour back into classical music.

    For more information: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/08/17/xaviers-music-series-add-glamour/14112541/?CFID=15522930&CFTOKEN=a92db904e91d489b-1B78A9D0-5056-9E09-2D6B24D43489B442&jsessionid=3AC64A1B8CFE2D8BE47FFB5467B02442.cfusion

  • Electricity Curtailment Tomorrow Tues. Aug. 19, . . . - 6 days ago | 32 views

    Electricity Curtailment Tomorrow Tues. Aug. 19, 2pm - 4pm.

    Posted: 8/15/14 1:27 PM

    Tomorrow, Tuesday August 19, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m., Xavier is required to conduct a test of its ability to curtail electricity usage.  This is to fulfil a commitment to reduce our electrical load when extreme conditions in the region call for it. A detailed explanation of this Demand Response program is in the following link. http://www.xavier.edu/plant/documents/XavierUniversityDemandResponseProgram.pdf    Air conditioning and cooling related equipment will be cut back during this period.  Our goal is to be able to shed 30% of our electrical demand.  Everyone on campus can help with these conservation efforts by turning off any non-essential equipment and lighting. 

  • New Software at the LAC - 6 days ago | 33 views

    Posted: 8/15/14 12:41 PM

    The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) has implemented a new software program, called ClockWork, that will help us manage accommodations and testing at the LAC.  Students are able to access their accommodation letters online through this system, and print their letters to share with their faculty.  They can also use it to schedule their tests at the LAC.  Faculty are able to view their students’ letters and confirm testing information online as well.  For more information and instructions on how to use ClockWork or to view a sample accommodation letter, please visit http://www.xavier.edu/lac/ClockWork.cfm

    If you have any questions, please contact the LAC at 513-745-3280.

    For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/lac/ClockWork.cfm