Posted: 8/28/16 8:28 PM

Apply now to be a participant, site leader, or learning partner for Alternative Breaks in the Spring!  Join AB's year of service, education, and reflection and meet tons of students at Xavier!  

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Posted: 8/26/16 3:18 PM

Now that you are settling in, have you tried the Pizza ATM in Fenwick Atrium yet? New pizzas are heading your way! While these made-from-scratch pizzas go quickly, please be patient with us while we roll out all these new flavors.

Let us know what you think of the Supreme this weekend, by tweeting @XavierDining or @Xavier_Aux.

Mangia Mangia!


Cheese 8.00
Pepperoni 9.00
Supreme 10.00
COMING SOON - Vegetarian Margherita 10.00

COMING SOON - Rotating Specialty Pizzas
Meat Lovers 10.00
Chicken Bacon Ranch 10.00
BBQ Chicken 10.00
Vegetarian 9.00

Jack Jezreel, Founder of JustFaith Ministries - Pope Francis and a New Paradigm for the Church

Posted: 8/26/16 2:05 PM

All are welcome to join us this Sunday, 8/28, at 10-11 AM or 5:45-6:45 PM in Hailstones Hall, Room 19, for a presentation by Jack Jezreel, founder of JustFaith ministies.  His talk is entitled "Pope Francis and a New Paradigm for the Catholic Church".  Jack has been called the Johnny Appleseed of the Catholic church's social mission in the United States. See attached flier for more details!

1-Jack Jezreel - 8-28 Presentation.pdf

Posted: 8/26/16 12:59 PM

The Starbucks Cafe inside of the Xavier University All For One Shop is currently accepting resumes for a Cafe Manager.  Anyone interested can contact Michael Hubbard at or 513-745-3741 or apply on Hire-A-Muskie.

Posted: 8/26/16 9:39 AM

Every flavor is sweet in God's Ice Cream Parlor!

Stop by Bellarmine Circle for FREE ice cream brought to you by the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement! Come beat the heat with a free sweet treat today from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.!

Posted: 8/26/16 9:10 AM

Lois Barker, aunt and godmother of Mary Kochlefl (CTE, Instructional Design & Digital Media, DML, and Grant Services), passed away on August 23, 2016, one month shy of her 100th birthday. Services will be held in St. Charles, Illinois on Saturday, August 27th

Posted: 8/25/16 4:02 PM

All are welcome to join Prof. Richard Polt for a discussion on "the greater good” in philosophy.  Short excerpts from texts by Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant and Mill are attached here and can be found at the FYS LibGuide. We will begin with the excerpt from Plato, and touch on the other philosophers as time permits.  Wednesday, August 31, 12:00-12:50 in the CTE lounge.

1-Philosophers on the Good.pdf

Posted: 8/25/16 3:42 PM

The Center for Teaching Excellence begins the staff sessions of the CTE Faculty in Residence program Thursday, September 8th on the topic "Brexit" at 1:00 p.m. in CLC 308. Dr. Amy Whipple, History, will provide a very brief history of the European Union and Britain’s entry and participation in the EU. The discussion will then switch to the reasons for Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU this summer and the significance of that vote for the British state.  As the 2016 CTE Faculty in Residence, Dr. Whipple offers these sessions for staff in conjunction with her Historical Perspectives course, Britain: Sherlock to Britpop. The remaining sessions are October 11, November 9 and December 6.  More information, including how to register, can be found here on the CTE website.  Information on opportunities for faculty to observe Dr. Whipple’s class can be found here.

Posted: 8/25/16 3:21 PM

Come out to Ryan's Pub tonight at 7pm for Trivia Night sponsored by Xavier's Young Americans for Liberty! Test your knowledge on a variety of categories including US Presidents, Places, Sports, Music, Movies, Literature, Art, Science, Disney, and Television!


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Posted: 8/25/16 2:43 PM

Dean S. Baugh Sr., brother of Donna Geraci in the Office of the Registrar, died August 18, 2016 in Harvey, LA.  Visitation and Services are on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Household of Faith, 2074 Paxton St. Harvey, LA.

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SafER Zones 101 Professional Development Opportunity

Posted: 8/25/16 12:09 PM

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion invites you to learn about the LGBTQ community and how to be an ally on Xavier's campus.  This is a 101 workshop.  If you have already taken the 101 look for announcements and dates regarding SafER Zones 102 and SafER Zones Trans 101 workshops to keep your knowledge relevant. 

SafER Zones 101 will be held on Thursday Sept. 22nd from 1:30-3:30pm in Gallagher Student Center Room 214.  Please email to confirm your reservation by Tuesday Sept. 20th.


Posted: 8/25/16 9:38 AM

The Cincinnati Reds and Xavier University have joined together to offer a College Weekend Package. Musketeer fans can purchase tickets to the final Reds home series against the Cubs (Sept 30 - Oct 2) and receive a Xavier logo'd Reds hat. Plus, a portion of the funding will go to supporty the Xavier Student-Leadership Endowmnet fund. Packages start as low as $15.00. Find out more at


Posted: 8/25/16 8:34 AM

Bernard B. Bruns, MD father-in-law of Mary Beth Bruns in Internal Operations (and 1983 alumna), father of Barry Bruns (1982), and relative of numerous Xavier alumni, died Aug. 24, 2016 at 82. Visitation is tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 26th from 4:00 - 7:00PM at Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Home 5527 Cheviot Rd. 45247. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, Aug. 27th at 10:00AM at St. Therese Church of the Little Flower in Mt. Airy. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Xavier High School 600 W. North Bend Rd. Cinti., OH 45224 or St. Ursula Academy 1339 E. McMillan St. Cinti., OH 45206.



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Posted: 8/25/16 7:48 AM

Virginia Kelley, mother of Pati Haney, Enrollment Management, passed away on August 17, 2016 at the age of 86.  Visitation and Mass of Christian Burial have already taken place.


Posted: 8/24/16 4:19 PM

Jodi Wyett, 2015-16 Conway Fellow for Jesuit Education, will present her digital pedagogy assignment database project Wednesday, September 7th from noon-1:00 pm in the CTE Faculty Lounge (CLC 317). Dr. Wyett will share her experiences using digital assignments in her First-Year Seminar on “Adapting Jane Austen.” The Conway Fellowship is sponsored by the Ruth J. and Robert A. Conway Institute for Jesuit Education. Lunch provided. More information on Dr. Wyett's project can be found here

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Posted: 8/24/16 3:12 PM

Reminding everyone to RSVP to the Catering Open House by Friday August 26th.

Come see some of our New Menu Items,and Try our Popcorn and Bourbon Bar.

Event Info

September 1, 2016
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Conaton Board Room, Schmidt Hall
Please RSVP by August 26 to Christina Moore at

Artists' Reception, Xavier University Art Galleries, Friday, August 26, 6:00-8:00 pm

Posted: 8/24/16 2:53 PM

Xavier University and the Department of Art are pleased to present Iceberg an installation by Emily Moores (Communications Assistant, Career Development Office) and Samantha Parker Salazar and Envisioned an exhibition of Bromoil photographs by PJ Sturdevant. The opening reception is Friday, August 26, 6:00-8:00 pm and located in the Xavier University Art Galleries in the Cohen Center. The exhibitions will be on display through September 24.

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Posted: 8/24/16 2:22 PM

Welcome back! Xavier's longest-running improv comedy group, Don't Tell Anna, will be performing our first show of the school year this Saturday, August 27th at 9:30 PM in the Gallagher Student Center Theater. The show is free and open to all members of the Xavier community. After the show, we will also cover audition information for a spot in the troupe. Come early, laugh often, and Don't--Tell--Anna!

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Posted: 8/24/16 2:17 PM

Students, faculty and staff are welcomed to join together for our inaugural hour-long facilitated dialogue on Wednesday, September 7 from 2:30-3:30pm. The Bias Advisory and Response Team (BART) invites you to help us build a campus culture where we dialogue across our differences and commonalities. Please choose one of the locations below to attend. Each space can hold about 20 people and be facilitated by a Xavier student, staff, or faculty member.

We will be conversing about what makes a community? What does it mean to live, learn, serve and change the world together?

Locations are: Alter 001, Center for Faith & Justice, Career Development Office, Mission & Identity Conference Room, Buenger Conference Room, Fenwick 4th Floor and Kuhlman 1st Fl. Lournge.

For more information contact: Taj Smith, Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion at For more information about BART click on the link.


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Posted: 8/24/16 12:36 PM

Mission Animators are a group of faculty and staff working with the President to more deeply integrate the University’s Jesuit identity into the everyday life at Xavier. The group chose the theme of immigration as a focus for this academic year. With the generous gift of an anonymous Xavier supporter, mini grants were awarded to faculty and staff for programming on the topic; see the calendar of events.  Faculty/staff advisors to student clubs and groups are encouraged to let the officers know of the call for student proposals.

Posted: 8/24/16 10:05 AM



Our parish on campus, Bellarmine Chapel, has a Faith Formation program each Sunday morning, 10:00- 11:00 AM, in Hailstones Hall.  They are in need of teachers/catechists for several grades beginning September 18, 2016. The curriculum is very user-friendly. If you would enjoy an opportunity to teach children in this environment and contribute to their vibrant parish life, please contact Jane Myers at 745-3317 or



Posted: 8/23/16 5:50 PM

On behalf of me and my family, I want to offer a sincere thanks to everyone for the email, cards, prayers, flowers, and other gifts that you sent in memory of my dad, Joel.  The kind and generosity of my colleagues here at Xavier has been a great comfort to my family during this very difficult time.  I am truly blessed to have such a wonderful and caring work family like you. 

Jojo Santos

Posted: 8/23/16 2:17 PM

Spirit Celebration is Tuesday, September 13th. The special Mass and community social is part of a long Jesuit tradition dating back to 1548 which honors the beginning of the academic year. So that all may participate, classes are suspended and offices will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Posted: 8/23/16 12:42 PM

The Office of Marketing and Communications offers studio sessions for faculty and staff to have their portraits made or updated. The next sessions are on August 25th or August 30th, from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. The new photography and video studio is located in the Alumni Center, Room 114. No appointment is necessary.


Posted: 8/23/16 10:40 AM

New for this academic year, students can grant parents or other individuals of their choice permission to view their financial aid status, class registration, grades, and tuition information via proxy access in the Student Hub!


Under the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Xavier cannot share certain information about students with anyone else - even parents - unless the student gives permission.  Visit the Proxy Access information page to learn more.

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Posted: 8/23/16 9:37 AM

Members of the University Rank and Tenure Committee as well as Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Brian Levin-Stankevich, are holding an information session on the tenure and promotion process for the 2016-2017 academic year. Faculty are invited to the session which will take place in the Conaton Board Room located on the 2nd floor of Schmidt Hall on Monday, September 12th from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Posted: 8/23/16 9:30 AM

Reservations have been extended for Sound of Music and Phantom of the Opera.  Payment is due no later than Friday, September 2.  Click here for a list of shows, dates, and prices. 

1-Broadway Shows for 2016-17.docx

Posted: 8/23/16 8:36 AM

A calendar of religious holy days and observances for 2016-17  is available online on the Center for Mission and Identity Jesuit Resource website. The calendar highlights work restricted holy days so that faculty and staff supervisors may affirm and support the faiths of all members of the Xavier community.

How Do We Welcome the Stranger? - Immigrant Story-Sharing and Dialogue this Thursday Evening

Posted: 8/22/16 5:03 PM

How Do We Welcome the Stranger?: From Hostility to Hospitality, From Stories to Action.  Join us this Thursday, August 25, 7 PM in Bellarmine Chapel for an evening of contemplative prayer, story-sharing and Ignatian discernment leading to action regarding the millions of undocumented immigrants in our country.  This event is funded in part by a grant from our own Mission and Identity, as part of the Mission Animators theme for this year.  It is co-sponsored by the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center and Su Casa Hispanic Center.  All are welcome!  More information in the attached flier, or contact Tim Severyn at 

1-Immigration Event Flier.pdf

Heroes of Ethics Presentation with Michael Woodford, Former President and CEO Olympus

Posted: 8/22/16 12:09 PM

Michael Woodford, Former President and CEO, Olympus Corporation

When: September 22, 2016 6:00 pm

Where: Duff Banquet Room - Cintas Center

Attendance is Free - Space is Limited

For information on the Series and to RSVP, please follow the link below to RSVP by Sept. 15, 2016.

Michael Woodford will be signing his book: Exposure: Inside the Olympus Scandal: How I went from CEO to Whistleblower available for purchase after the lecture for $17

1-Heroes of Ethics Announcement - Michael Woodford.pdf

Xavier Theatre Presents "Slut Shaming" Tickets Free for Students at Box Office

Posted: 8/22/16 11:02 AM

Xavier Theatre presents Slut Shaming a Time Travel Adventure.  The show explores how small town communities aggravate sexual assault.  Come meet Lauren the main character of the show as she time travels through her assault. The show runs August 24th - August 28th. Tickets are available NOW and are FREE! Students can show up to the box office on the ground floor of the Gallagher Student Center (right at the bottom of the stairs) prior to the show Mon- Fri from 12pm - 5pm, or one hour before show. Please email with any questions or concerns.

Posted: 8/22/16 10:33 AM

At all first year students’ first Goa class, they will be given a “Success Team” postcard encouraging them to list all the members of their personal “Success Team” and bring the completed card to Student Success (CLC 514) for a small prize.

If you see a first year student who seems unsure of him or herself, please ask if they’ve completed their Success Team card.  The Division of Enrollment Management created this touchpoint so all first year students are aware of the valuable resources Xavier has to help them be successful and persist to graduation.  Call Laura Frazier at X3006 with questions.  Thank you.

1-FY Student Success Team.pdf

Posted: 8/22/16 10:33 AM

Vote for your favorite Summer 2016 Study Abroad Photos! Follow this link to like the photos on Facebook to vote for them:

There are five different categories. The photo to receive the most votes in its category will win a prize! Photo winners will be announced during International Coffee Hour on Wednesday, August 31st from 3:30-4:30pm in the Faces of the World Lounge.

For questions, please contact the Center for International Education at 513-745-2864 or



Posted: 8/22/16 9:10 AM

All print materials at are complimentary to Xavier’s faculty, staff, and students by contacting

Always popular: Do You Speak Ignatian?
Beautiful:  St Ignatius Art Cards

Stay organized and be reflective with: An Ignatian Day Planner

Professor Kam C. Wong to deliver public lecture in Shenzhen Police College, China

Posted: 8/22/16 3:30 AM

Professor Kam C. Wong from Criminal Justice has been invited by Shenzhen Police College to give a public lecture on "Perspective in International Policing: Theory, Research and Practice" on August 24, 2016.  All are welcome.