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!

 

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1595658387394677

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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 oneilk2@xavier.edu to confirm your reservation by Tuesday Sept. 20th.

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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 www.reds.com/xu

 

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.

 

 

For more information: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/cincinnati/obituary.aspx?n=bernard-b-bruns&pid=181176485&fhid=27758#sthash.rp01Oe7I.dpuf

Interested in Singing for Mass of the Holy Spirit Tues. Sept 13th?

Posted: 8/24/16 3:37 PM

The annual Mass of the Holy Spirit will be on Tuesday September 13th at 11:30 this year. We are actively looking for choir members who would like to be a part of this school-wide event! If you are interested in singing, rehearsals are;

  • Tues 9/6 from 6-8pm
  • Thurs 9/8 from 6-8pm
  • Mon. 9/12 6-8pm
  • Tues. 9/13 at 10:30am

For more information, or to sign up, email Roberta Whitely at whitelyr@xavier.edu

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.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/campusuite25/modules/news.cfm?seo_file=Artists-Receptions-Friday-August-26-600-800-pm&grp_id=20#.V73s7rVAxpc

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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!

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/501077750099781/

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 smitht44@xavier.edu. For more information about BART click on the link.

 

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/dean-of-students/About-the-Bias-Advisory-Group-Committee.cfm

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.

Bellarmine Chapel Needs Religion Teachers/Catechists

Posted: 8/24/16 11:16 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 myersj6@xavier.edu

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 myersj6@xavier.edu

 

 

Posted: 8/23/16 3:10 PM

TRiO, Student Support Services (TRiO, SSS), a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, would like to help make the most of your college experience. You may qualify for the program if you are a first-generation college student, a Pell grant recipient, and/or you have a documented disability. If you are interested in learning more, please attend a TRiO orientation and information session:

Thursday August 25, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:00 pm  Kennedy Auditorium  Conaton Learning Center 4th Floor.

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.

 

1st Years: Start exploring faith and service this Thursday!

Posted: 8/23/16 12:40 PM

1st year students: Interested in finding community around community service or faith during your time at X?  Your journey with the Center for Faith and Justice (CFJ) starts on Thursday at 6:30pm at Explore CFJ! RSVP to the event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/710592099079126/

Meet some of the staff and student leaders of the CFJ.  All are welcome... we're on the third floor of Gallagher in room 310!

 

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/710592099079126/

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.

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

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. 
 

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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 severynte@xavier.edu 

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Posted: 8/22/16 2:44 PM

WHO: TRYOUT IS OPEN TO ALL MALE FULL TIME STUDENTS

WHAT: A BASKETBALL TRYOUT TO BECOME A NON-SCHOLARSHIP MEMBER OF THE MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM AT XAVIER

WHERE: CINTAS CENTER AUX GYM

WHEN: THURSDAY, SEPTMEBER 15TH, 2016, 6:00PM

 

TO TRYOUT OUT, THE ATTCHED STEPS MUST BE TAKEN. FOR ALL QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL JEREMY GROWE GROWEJ@XAVIER.EDU.

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Posted: 8/22/16 12:58 PM

Then apply to be a Peer Review Board Member through the Office of Student Integrity. Members of the Peer Review Board play a key role in the Student Conduct process by proving the student perspectives on university decisions and serve as a voice for other students. Peer Review Board members will be selected to serve a one-year term and will be assisted by a Student Affairs Administrator. 

In order to be an eligible applicant you must be in good academic standings with the University and may not be on a behavioral “probation” status with the University or the Residence Halls.

Applications are due September 9, 2016, follow this link: http://www.xavier.edu/dean-of-students/2016-2017-Peer-Review-Board-Application.cfm. If you have any questions, please contact the Assistant Director of Student Integrity, Betsy Johnson via e-mail johnsone18@xavier.edu or by phone at 513-745-1941.

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

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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 skiless@xavier.edu with any questions or concerns.
 

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: https://www.facebook.com/XavierUnivInternational/photos/?tab=album&album_id=990279571070635

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 studyabroad@xavier.edu.

 

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Posted: 8/22/16 8:23 AM

Welcome Back!

The Xavier Safety Committee along with Xavier Police have some tips so you can #BeSafeXU

Make sure to visit the Xavier Campus Safety Page , follow us on Twitter and  check out or safety videos on our YouTube Channel 

 

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

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.

Posted: 8/21/16 9:47 AM

The Xavier University All For One Shop is offering free textbook delivery the first week of class!  If you placed an online order for books just call or text 513-429-1335 and we will bring the books to any building on campus.  This free service is available Monday - Thursday the first week of classes from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Posted: 8/20/16 9:01 PM

Xavier University’s Advocacy and Prevention Coordinator provides free, confidential support, information on options, and advocacy to students who have experienced or are experiencing gender-based violence. The Advocacy and Prevention Coordinator can be reached Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm through the Campus Advocacy Helpline at (513) 904-9013. After-hours support is available through Women Helping Women’s Crisis Line at 513-381-5610. Women Helping Women serves survivors of all identities and works in partnership with the Advocacy and Prevention Coordinator. 

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

Improvements & Changes In The University's Copy And Print Programs

Posted: 8/19/16 4:35 PM

Auxiliary Services is pleased to announce some improvements and changes in the university’s copy and print procedures and program that will take effect this Friday, August 19. The contracts for these services have been merged under the umbrella of Auxiliary Services, and are continuing to be serviced by Donnellon McCarthy. For more information please click here.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/auxiliary-services/copy-machine-services.cfm

Ohio Hunger Dialogues Proposal Deadline for Faculty/Staff Extended

Posted: 8/19/16 1:33 PM

This fall, Xavier University will be serve as host for the 2nd Annual Ohio Hunger Dialogues, November 11-12, 2016.  The Dialogues invite students, faculty, and staff from around the state and our region to come together with community partners and civic leaders to address and seek solutions to the issues of hunger in our local and global communities through teaching, research, and service.  The Dialogues are supported by Ohio Campus Compact, the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies and the Office of U. S. Senator Sherrod Brown and synergistic with the start of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (11/12-20).

Xavier faculty, staff, and students are invited to be involved in a number of ways:

  1. Submit a Proposal: Conference proposals should highlight innovative approaches, case studies, interactive sessions, related research, or sharing exemplary service and service learning initiatives that can be replicated on University campuses to promote education, awareness and solutions around the issues of hunger;
  2. Incorporate the Dialogues into your fall courses:  A conference agenda will be posted in September - students are encouraged to register, attend, and engage the conversation which will provide a primer on hunger issues facing Ohio, opportunities to visit community partner sites addressing these issues, interactive sessions, and a keynote presentation;
  3. Attend and participate in this important conversation!

If you are interested in submitting a brief proposal, faculty and staff should do so by August 30th  (Student proposals are also encouraged and due September 15). Proposals should address mobilizing higher education, inspiring student action, advocacy at the state and local level, or developing strong citizens who are engaged voters around these issues.  Proposals that address this year's themes are encouraged but not required: 

  • Civic Advocacy/Legislation
  • Connecting Ohio assistance and benefits to locally grown healthy foods
  • Campus Hunger
  • Rural vs. Urban Hunger
  • Sustainable Employment
  • Veterans
  • Health Systems/how health care is impacted by hunger issues.

You may submit your proposal online here.  For more information, visit the Eigel Center site or contact Sean Rhiney, Director.

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/community-engaged-learning/Hunger-Dialogues-2016.cfm