Posted: 2/5/16 3:40 PM

Tired of fielding questions from Mom and Dad about what you're doing this summer? Employers are headed to campus with jobs they want to give to you. View the Career Development Office's list of Employer Dates & Deadlines to find out what's coming up soon. We have many events planned to help you polish your resume and perfect your face-to-face introduction.

 

Curious about investing, but not sure where to start??

Posted: 2/5/16 3:03 PM

Attend the Fund Basics Workshop on Tuesday, February 16th from 3-4 pm in the Fifth Third Trading Center (Smith 106)!

This workshop is designed to introduce you to:

-Personal Budgeting

-How to set up an account & begin investing 

-How to use Bloomberg & other online resources to evaluate your investment options

Register online: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e48a8ad2aa0f94-fund

For more information: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e48a8ad2aa0f94-fund

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Posted: 2/5/16 11:40 AM

Come register to vote in the state of Ohio! 

Anyone looking to vote in the state of Ohio during the upcoming primary elections on Tuesday, March 15th must be registered if they are not already by Tuesday, February 16th. Ohio is a mixed primary, meaning that if you are registered Republican you have to vote Republican, if you are registered Democrat, you have to vote Democrat, but if you're registered Indepedendant you can vote in either party.

Reigstration will be set up in the Fenwick Atrium on Monday, February 8th, Wednesday, February 10th, and Friday, February 12th from 5-7:00pm.

Registration Eligibility:

  • You are a citizen of the United States.
  • You will be least 18 years old on or before the day of the general election (November 8, 2016).
  • You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote.
  • You are not incarcerated (in jail or prison) for a felony conviction.
  • You have not been declared incompetent for voting puposes by a probate court.
  • You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violations of election law.

What you need to register:

  • Either a valid Ohio driver's license or the last four numbers of your social security.

If you are an out of state Xavier student interested in voting in Ohio: 

  • If you live on campus, write your Xavier mailing address on the voter registration form to vote in the March 15th election.
  • You must fill out a new form with an updated address the following school year to vote in the general election on November 8th.
  • If you live off campus, use your off campus address on your voter registration form. No update is needed if living in the same location for the general election on November 8th.

Voting is important! Let your voice be heard!

For more information: http://www.dmv.org/oh-ohio/voter-registration.php

Posted: 2/5/16 10:22 AM

Check out the Commencement website for information concerning this major event.  Share the link with family and friends so they can celebrate with you.

Jostens representatives will be on campus the week of February 15th to answer any questions you may have concerning graduation announcements or rings.  The times and locations are listed below:

Monday-Tuesday, February 15-16 on the third floor of CLC and Wednesday-Thursday, February 17-18 in the Smith Atrium from 11:00am to 5:00pm.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/commencement/index.cfm

Posted: 2/5/16 9:45 AM

A sterling silver ring was found in a green chair in Alter hall around 2 PM today, February 1st. 

If you or someone you know, has lost this ring please send me an email at (peytonc@xavier.edu) describing the ring's design so I know I have the ring you're looking for! 

Thanks! 

Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Tottenham, or West Ham

Posted: 2/4/16 2:03 PM

What is your favorite London Premiership “football” club?  Visit their stadium during free time from classes this July while taking classes in Xavier’s longest running London program.

Students take two (2) of the following three (3) courses, Monday - Thursday mornings:

BLAW300 – (Professor Fiorelli) – a required course for all business majors, but there are no prerequisites and everyone is welcome to attend.  This course is also an E/RS elective, a DCR elective and a GDST elective.

PHIL200 – (Dr. Polt) – satisfies a 2d level philosophy requirement OR a humanities elective.

THEO – (Dr. Helmer) satisfies a 2d level Theology requirement OR a humanities elective.

For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at fiorelli@xavier.edu, (513)745-2050, visit www.xavierlondon.com or like us on Facebook.com/xulondon. 

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Posted: 2/4/16 1:50 PM

Sophomores and Juniors Apply to be a Peer Leader!

Mentor a small group of first-year students and impact their success at Xavier! 

Apply online at Xavier.edu/oneapp

Applications are due by Friday, February 19th at 5:00 PM

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/peerleader/

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Posted: 2/4/16 9:45 AM

A sterling silver bracelet was found on the sidewalk near cafeteria on February 1st. If you or someone you know has lost this braclet, please email Mary at blessing@xavier.edu. describing the bracelet design.

Posted: 2/3/16 4:23 PM

2016-17 Brueggeman Fellowship Applications/2014-15 Fellows Presentations

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Winter-Cohen Brueggeman Fellowship. Related posters have been displayed throughout campus.The deadline for applications is April 4.

The 2014-15  Fellows will give their their travel research presentations Friday, February 26, 4-6pm in Kennedy.  Application information and cover sheets will be available. The presentations are very informative for anyone who is interested in or curious about the Fellowship.  Travels include Chile, Brazil, Peru, New Zealand and Costa Rica, England, Greece, the Hudson River Valley in the US, and planned research in Italy.  

For further information, please see the links-.

 

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Posted: 2/3/16 4:07 PM

Take our survey to let us know which movie you would want to come see!

For more information: http://goo.gl/forms/4QBOI87uiQ

Posted: 2/3/16 1:48 PM

Tomorrow, Feb. 4th, 2016 @ 5pm, African Students Association & XUPD are hosting the "Active Shooter Program" where XU police officers are training students about safety precautions in case of an active shooter in schools, shopping malls or any other places. Come & train with us @ the XU Police Station (Flynn Hall).

Posted: 2/3/16 10:54 AM

Professor Fiorelli is offering the BLAW300 course in London this summer during the month of July.  Visit BP’s corporate headquarters, have dinner with the former CEO of Olympus, and watch “Les Miserables” and “Wicked” as part of the course.  This is a required course for Business majors, but also satisfies an E/RS focus elective, a GDST elective and a DCR elective.  There are no pre-requisites for this course, and non-Business majors are very welcome to take this class.

Other courses available are Philosophy and Theology.  Philosophy (Dr. Polt) satisfies a 2d level Philosophy requirement OR a Humanities elective.  Theology (Dr. Helmer) satisfies a 2 level Theology requirement OR a Humanities elective.

Students take two out of the three courses in Monday-Thursday morning classes.

For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at Fiorelli@xavier.edu, (513)745-2050, visit www.xavierlondon.com or like us on Facebook.com/xulondon.

Posted: 2/3/16 10:49 AM

Esther Krinitz's amazing work is now on display in the Gallager Student Center as part of the Fabric of Survival exhibit!  

See her amazing fabric collages and enjoy the audio tour on your phone for an in-depth look at Esther's amazing survival story as a young girl during the Holocaust.

Be sure to also attend the reception on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the GSC Clock Tower Lounge, featuring the film, Through the Eye of the Needle, and a short presentation by Esther's daughter, Bernice Steinhardt.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/campusuite25/modules/calendar.cfm?grp_id=2172&cal_id=39129#.VrIf0rIrK00

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Posted: 2/3/16 9:58 AM

Looking for a fun activity this Friday night? Pop over Kennedy Auditorium for DTA's annual Blue v. White show. This a short-form show based on competition games designed to see which team has the better improvisers. 

Doors will open at 8:15 and guests are encouraged to arrive early to get a good seat. DTA also encourages students and faculty to bring friends with them to the show. The more the merrier!

Check around campus and our Twitter page @DontTellAnnaXU for more details. We hope to see you Friday and stay classy, XU.

Posted: 2/3/16 9:10 AM

The Center for International Education and the Cincinnati Public Library are hosting U.S. Passport Day on Tuesday, February 9th from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Please use this link to sign up and more information about the entire application process will follow. The first 20 people to sign up will be receipents of free passport photos for their application. 

Are your French skills rusty? French conversation this Thursday!

Posted: 2/3/16 12:11 AM

Are you wanting to practice your French conversation?

French Club is having our monthly gettogether this Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 7-8 PM in Alter 203

We'll have a few French speakers present so you can chat and get more comfortable with your French skills!

We'll also have a few sweet treats to snack on:) See you there!

**This event is for French Club members, but new members all are always welcome:) Merci !

 

Posted: 2/2/16 8:18 PM

Gary Sharpe, the CEO of two multimillion dollar businesses and a Xavier MBA Alum will be speaking at the Center For Innovation at 6pm on Wednesday, February 3rd. Mr. Sharpe will be speaking about why Imagination is More Important than Knowledge and how to build successful business. 

Please register for the event below

P.S. There will also be Pizza

 

For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spark-speaker-series-featuring-gary-sharpe-tickets-20630298779

Posted: 2/2/16 4:33 PM

There will be open table tennis in the O'connor dance studio tonight from 8:00-10:30. Stop by during this time for as long as you like!

Posted: 2/2/16 4:12 PM

Study Spanish, Economics, and Education in Lima, Peru, this Spring Break with Professors Ceo-DiFrancesco and Bender-Slack. In addition to Lima (Peru's capital), students will visit Cusco, Andahuaylillas and the Sacred Valley to tour archaeological sites. Students will also experience Peruvian life first-hand through homestays and service learning. 

For more information about the program, contact Dr. Ceo-DiFrancesco (ceo-difr@xavier.edu) and/or Dr. Bender-Slack (benderslackd@xavier.edu) 

Application is found here: http://studioabroad.xavier.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=47825 

Do not delay! Apply now! 

Posted: 2/2/16 3:08 PM

Attention Students and Staff,

On February 11th starting at 11:30am a representative from FC Cincinnati will be in Gallagher to answer any questions that you may have concerning the team and their upcoming season. The representative will be there to answer all quetions from merchandice, to tickets and even the schedule. 

There will also be a raffle to win some FC Cincinnati gear. Entry is free to all who visit the table. If you sign up to receive more information about season tickets you can double your chances of winning the raffle. 

Also there will be new never before seen swag available for free. Also Donatos will be offering some exclusive offers including Free Pizza.

So be sure to visit starting at 11:30am on February 11th

For more information: http://www.fccincinnati.com/

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Posted: 2/2/16 2:18 PM

Take this quick 5 question survey about the new Price Match program at the bookstore and be entered to win a $100 All For One Shops giftcard!

https://xavier.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7UMvQ9pVdez8tBb

For more information: https://xavier.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7UMvQ9pVdez8tBb

CALLING ALL MATH, SCIENCE, & COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS!

Posted: 2/2/16 12:51 PM

Come to CLC 320 TONIGHT at 6:30 (or come late if you have class) to hear about our experience with the Noyce summer internship and scholarships. There will be an overview of the program and you will be able to ask us about the amazing summer program!

Posted: 2/2/16 12:50 PM

On Wednesday, February 3 at 6:30pm there is a Men's home basketball game in the Cintas Center. Certain parking restrictions will be in place starting 2 hours before game time. Please see attached Game Day Parking Advisory for details. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 

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Posted: 2/2/16 7:51 AM

Chinese New Year Celebration
Friday, Feb. 5, 6:00-8:00
Conaton Board Room, Schmidt Hall

Xavier’s Asian Studies Program and the Asian Pacific Society welcomes to campus Bin Bai, Associate Director of the Confucius Institute, Miami University, to talk about the history and traditions of the Chinese Lunar Year. Dinner and soft drinks provided. Free and open to the public. 

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Posted: 2/1/16 2:08 PM

A sterling silver ring was found in a green chair in Alter hall around 2 PM today, February 1st. 

If you or someone you know, has lost this ring please send me an email at (peytonc@xavier.edu) describing the ring's design so I know I have the ring you're looking for! 

Thanks! 

Noyce Scholarship Information Session 2/2 6:30pm CLC 320

Posted: 2/1/16 2:08 PM

Drs. Gary Lewandowski and Carla Gerberry invite all STEM majors and alumni to an information session February 2, 2016 6:30pm in CLC 320. Learn more about the undergraduate and graduate funding opportunities for STEM majors seeking teaching licensure.  Hear from current Xavier Noyce Scholars. 

Posted: 1/31/16 8:19 PM

10+ local employers looking to hire XU students for part-time jobs will be tabling in the Gallagher Student Center atrium this Wednesday, February 3 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.

Students, come as you are to meet employers and learn about opportunities. No resumes needed.  (Ask the employers about their application processes.) Visit Hire-A-Muskie to view a list of participating employers (follow the link to view our “Information Session” event listings).

Faculty, staff and student leaders, thank you in advance for encouraging students needing part-time jobs to attend this event! 

Learn more about the Career Development Office at www.xavier.edu/career

London Info Session - Monday 2.1.16 from 3:30-4:30 in Alter 207

Posted: 1/31/16 6:08 PM

Take "core friendly" classes in London this summer with Xavier's longest running London program. We will have an info session in Alter 207 on Monday, February 1, 2016 from 3:30-4:30. Spend the entire month of July taking Xavier classes from Xavier faculty: BLAW300 - Legal Environment of Business - required of all business majors, E/RS focus elective, DCR elective, GDST elective (Professor Fiorelli) PHIL 200 - (Philosophy of Art and Beauty) satisfies a 2d level Philosophy class, or a humanities elective (Dr. Polt) THEO - Religion, Politics and Culture in Contemporary Britain - satisfies a 2 level Theology class, or a humanities elective (Dr. Helmer). For more information, contact Professor Fiorelli at fiorelli@xavier.edu, (513)745-2050, Facebook.com/xulondon

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