Ethics lecture, etiquette dinner highlight week on campus

Cozzens presents views on future of Catholic Church in ER/S series | November 3, 2003

This week at Xavier gets started on a serious note when the Ethics/Religion and Society lecture series welcomes priest, theologian and psychologist Donald Cozzens for a lecture on "The Future Leadership of the Catholic Church" on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Cintas Center and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 513 745-3722, or e-mail ers@xavier.edu.

On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the center for career and leadership development and the Williams College of Business sponsor a four-course etiquette dinner with guest speaker Ann Marie Sabbath, founder of At Ease Inc. Sabbath is advising participants on how to make a positive impression, maintain professional presence and mix and mingle in a business setting. She is the author of six books, including Business Etiquette: 101 Ways to Conduct Business With Charm and Savvy, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today and recognized on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "20/20." The professional etiquette dinner and seminar takes place from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Cintas Center.

This event is part of Xavier's business profession program, which offers students experiences outside the classroom to help them develop their business knowledge and skills. Last month, more than 300 people attended the program's first event of the semester, which featured Denis Beausejour, former marketing executive at Procter & Gamble and founder of the Dr. Henry Cloud Answers for Life Center. For more information, contact Tom Clark at 513 745-2025.

Also Wednesday, the Romero Center welcomes the Xavier community to its weekly international coffee hour at 3:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center, second level. This week’s theme is Kenya. For more information, call 513 745-2864, or e-mail kilgore@xu.edu.

Wednesday evening, the department of modern languages is sponsoring a free viewing of “Indochine” as part of the international film series. The viewing starts at 8:00 p.m. at the WorldViews Lounge on the 10th floor of Schott Hall. This event coincides with the celebration of French national week. The movie is shown in French with English subtitles. Prior to the viewing, Ignacio Rodeno, department of modern languages, provides a brief introduction of the music in English. For more information, call 513 745-3136, or e-mail rodeno@xavier.edu.

On Thursday, Nov. 6, Phi Alpha Theta, a student club promoting historical studies, hosts a discussion of history careers and graduate school preparation at 7:00 p.m. in Alter Hall, Room 216. Professors Julia O’Hara, David Mengel and Kathleen Smythe present an overview of the many possible career paths for which a history major can prepare, and then advise students on how to apply for graduate school. For more information, call 513 745-2884 or e-mail smythe@xu.edu.

Also on Thursday, the women’s soccer team travels to Richmond for the Atlantic 10 Tournament Quarterfinals. For more information, call 513 745-3411 or visit the athletics web site.