Student Announcements

  • Join an XU Music Ensemble! - 6 hours ago | 58 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 1:41 PM

    Do you love music? Do you sing or play an instrument? If so, we have a place for you in our ensembles! You do not have to be a music major to participate!

    Symphonic Wind Ensemble rehearses MWF 1-1:50. Jazz Ensemble rehearses TR 2:30-3:45. The Xavier University Pep Band performs at home Men's and Women's Basketball games and other special events. Please contact Dr. Benjamin Chamberlain (; 513-745-3865) if interested in either group.

    Concert Choir rehearses MWF 1-2:15. We also have Men's Chorus and Women's Chorus. Please contact Dr. Richard Schnipke (; 513-745-2832) if interested in Choirs.

    Chamber Orchestra rehearses MW 4:30-5:45. Please contact Manami White (; 513-745-3866) if interested in Chamber Orchestra.

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  • iPads at University Library - 7 hours ago | 187 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 1:06 PM

    The University Library now provides iPads for check-out at the Connection Center desk in the CLC.  These iPads may circulate outside the CLC building for the day. The library encourages students, faculty and staff to provide suggestions and feedback about their experience when returning the iPads.  Please contact Megan Martin, Circulation Supervisor, with questions:

  • Sustainability Day September 14 - 7 hours ago | 90 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 12:14 PM

    September 14 will be Sustainability Day with the theme “Consumption Justice”.  Events include updates on Xavier sustainability efforts and remarks by Provost Scott Chadwick.  Political theorist Benjamin Barber will also be discussing his work, Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole, a thought provoking examination of our overproducing economy.  Please plan to attend from 3-4:30 p.m. in Kennedy Auditorium in CLC.   Cosponsored by the Sustainability Committee, the Ethics/Religion and Society Program,  and the Brueggeman Center.  

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  • Thou Shalt be Photographed! - 10 hours ago | 268 views

    Posted: 8/27/15 9:25 AM

    We want to know what makes you smile! So come share your smiles with us at our open-air photobooth today from 5:30 p.m 'til 7:30 p.m. in front of Fenwick.  Bring your friends - new and old - to get your own free prints to take home!

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  • THURS: French Club Macaron Tasting ! - 1 day ago | 150 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 3:46 PM

    Come to UStation's Starbucks on Thursday, Aug 27 from 7-8 PM to try the famous French pastry from Cincinnati's own Macaron Bar and enjoy some complimentary coffee provided by Starbucks during Xavier's Week of Welcome ! Learn the history of the macaron and how it's made! 

    Hear about this year's fun filled events including a cheese tasting, coffee hour, guest speakers and crafts to name a few! We'll also be starting a monthly club meeting at our new French Club cafe!




  • Student Employee Web Time Entry - 1 day ago | 267 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 3:20 PM

    Due to the large volume of entries, any student who has been unable to enter their time for work this week of August 24th, should be able to do so by the end of the week.  Students have until Monday the 31st by 4:59 p.m. to enter their time for this week.    Contact Student Employment at with questions regarding this.  Thanks for your patience.  

  • Enjoy the outdoors in the library garden! - 1 day ago | 205 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 2:06 PM

    The garden area behind McDonald Library is now available for all members of the University community to enjoy the fresh air and spend time outdoors. Please access the garden through the first floor of the library using the glass doors along the back wall. The garden will be open weekdays 7am - 5pm during warm weather.

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  • Notice of Non-Discrimination - 1 day ago | 305 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 11:44 AM

    In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Xavier University does not discriminate, exclude from participation in, or deny benefits of its educational programs, admission policies, activities, or employment policies and opportunities on the basis of sex.  Questions about Title IX may be submitted to Xavier’s Title IX Coordinator Kate Lawson, GSC RM 332, x3046, and/or the Office of Civil Rights, Cleveland Office, U.S. Dept. of Education, 1350 Euclid Ave., Ste 325, Cleveland, OH 44115, 216-522-4970,

  • Spirit Celebration 2015 - 1 day ago | 280 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 10:08 AM

    Save the date of September 9 for Spirit Celebration . The special Mass and ice cream social is part of a long Jesuit tradition dating back to 1548 which honors the beginning of the academic year. This year’s Celebration will take place on the Academic Mall and include a blessing of Alter Hall. So that all may attend, classes and meetings will be suspended and offices will be closed from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

  • Join Us for International WoW Coffee Hour TODAY!! - 1 day ago | 165 views

    Posted: 8/26/15 9:18 AM

    The Center for International Education welcomes the campus community to join us for our first International Coffee Hour of the year! We will be outside the Gallagher Student Center in the new outdoor amphitheater beginning at 3:30pm. International snacks and iced coffee will be provided. We hope to see you there!! 

  • All Are Welcome In God's Ice Cream Parlor! - 1 day ago | 194 views

    Posted: 8/25/15 10:26 PM

    Need a sweet treat between classes? Stop by the Scales of Justice (located near Kuhlman) between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for free Ice Cream and to meet the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement staff!

  • Needed: SWAG Peer Educators! (Paid Position) - 2 days ago | 350 views

    Posted: 8/25/15 1:54 PM

    Xavier's Student Wellness Advocacy Group (SWAG) is looking for new Peer Educator's (PE'S) for the 2015-2016 school year! PE'S develop and facilitate prevention education programming on the critical wellness issues of sexual violence, interpersonal relationships, gender identity, and alcohol and/or drug use using a bystander intervention model. The goal is to create dialogue among peers that positively impact attitudes and behavior; and engage students in meaningful opportunities to create a healthy campus community that supports student success. Applications are now available at Contact the SWAG program coordinator, Megan Bowling ( for any questions or comments

  • Ryan Writers Series Poetry Reading by Claudia Keel. . . - 2 days ago | 105 views

    Ryan Writers Series Poetry Reading by Claudia Keelan

    Posted: 8/25/15 11:53 AM

    The Xavier English Department's Ryan Writers Series presents a poetry reading by Claudia Keelan on Tuesday, September 15, at 7:30 PM in CLC 412, Kennedy Auditorium. Claudia Keelan is the author of seven books poetry, including Utopic (Alice James Books,) Missing Her (2009) from New Issues Press, and the verse-drama O, Heart recently published by Barrow Street in the spring of 2014. Truth of My Songs: The Poems of the Trobairitz is her first book of translations (Omnidawn 2015). Her honors include the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books, and the Jerome Shestack prize from the American Poetry Review.  She teaches at the Universityof Nevada, Las Vegas, where she is Director of Creative Writing programs and the editor of Interim (

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  • Fall Safety Training Calendar - 2 days ago | 185 views

    Posted: 8/25/15 10:11 AM

    The Xavier Police Department posted the fall safety training calendar on the safety website .  Please join us for one of our classes at Flynn Hall.  Please register for the class by clicking on the link on the calendar.  If you would like to schedule training for a campus group or department please contact Sgt. Bryce at 513-745-2010 or

  • Is Xavier Up For the Challenge? - 3 days ago | 485 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 3:29 PM

    This October, Xavier Students, faculty, and staff are joining campuses around the region to raise awareness about mental health issues in their community by participating in the Warrior Run College Challenge.

    The Warrior Run is a 5K race and one-mile walk run in memory of Jim Miller, a former Xavier staff member that benefits Children’s Hospital’s Surviving the Teens program.  The Race will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015.  Universities competing in the “College Challenge”  participate in the race as runners, walkers, or volunteers, as well as fundraise for wellness initiatives on their campus. Last year Xavier won the inaugural College Challenge and received a traveling trophy, a $1,500 scholarship, as well as $5,000 to fund wellness initiatives on campus.

    Xavier students and student groups can REGISTER for this year’s Challenge and Race for a reduced rate of $10 before September 5. Faculty and Staff may also register and participate in the Race, or volunteer.

    Stay tuned for a Week of Wellness events on campus that precede the Run, October 1-7, 2015.


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  • Pope Francis Resources - 3 days ago | 189 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 3:25 PM

    In recognition of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from September 22-27, information is available at on the Jesuit Resource, including his principles, tips for leadership and happiness, quotes, and a brief biography.

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  • CINCO Innovative Educator of the Year Award - 3 days ago | 185 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 1:10 PM

    Nominations are now open for CINCO Innovative Educator of the Year Award, presented by CINCO Family Financial Center Credit Union. $2000 in award money will be awarded to one winner and two finalists at the XU-Western Kentucky men’s basketball game on December 5, 2015. Nominations are open through October 12, 2015. To nominate a faculty member, please visit For more information, please contact Jennifer Reilly: .

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  • Benjamin Barber: "If Mayors Ruled the World" - 3 days ago | 177 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 10:50 AM

    and "Consumption Justice" Lectures. The date of this lecture is Monday, September 14.
    1. Consumption Justice, Sustainability Day: Kennedy Auditorium in CLC, 3:00 pm.
    2. If Mayors Ruled the World: The Cintas Center, Duff Banquet Room, 7:00 pm.

    Benjamin Barber (CUNY, The Graduate Center), in If Mayors ruled the World, Dysfunctional Nations and Rising Cities, argues that cities have, in the age of globalization, 'once again become democracy's best hope." Barber presents a way of rethinking the challenge of democracy: cities, unlike the limping nation-state, are positioned to connect local democratic participation with social and political power to promote lasting change.

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  • The E/RS Interviews: - 3 days ago | 239 views

    Posted: 8/24/15 10:42 AM

    Community, Equality, Environment." This event will be held in the Cintas Center in the Duff Banquet Room at 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 10.

    In the first of six E/RS interviews, Father Graham and Paul Colella (Philosophy) will discuss dimensions of "the American experience" based on both their personal experiences and academic pursuits. The E/RS interviews provide an opportunity for us to get to know in a more informal fashion members of the Xavier community.


  • 2015-16 Parking Permits - On Sale Now - 4 days ago | 363 views

    Posted: 8/23/15 12:23 PM

    Student Parking permits for the new 2015-16 academic year are now on sale. 

    Go to  , click on the “On Sale Now” link, and log into the site using your Xavier username and password.  The old 2014-15 permits expired on August 15, so order your new permit today.

    Adjunct Faculty can follow the same directions above to renew their annual permit.

    Faculty & Staff currently holding the “FS16” permit type do NOT need to acquire a new permit, as this permit is valid until August 2016.

  • Volunteer with Xavier's Farmers Market - 5 days ago | 222 views

    Posted: 8/22/15 8:32 AM

    Looking for a way to make a difference? Get involved with the Xavier Farmers Market: Creating a Space to Grow Our Food System. We will need volunteers to help with the market all season Come once, twice, or to all markets! 

                                                    ALL ARE WELCOME!

    Markets are bi-weekly Mondays from 2pm-6pm on the Cintas Courtyard D'Artagnan Entrance!

  • Still looking for a great Fall course? - 6 days ago | 283 views

    Posted: 8/21/15 9:08 AM

    Jewish Civilization I- Biblical History HIST 260/THEO 361, WF 3:00-4:15

    SPECIAL COURSE taught by Christine Thomas, Professor of Bible and Cognate Languages at the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion. 

    This course will fulfill a HUMANITIES ELECTIVE requirement, or the THEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES requirement.  The course also meets a requirement for the Jewish Studies Minor.

    Please see the attached flyer for more information.




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