The 8th Neighborhood Summit will be held Saturday, February 27 at Xavier University’s Schiff Banquet & Conference Center located in the University’s Cintas Center from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The theme for this year is ‘Designing Our Future.’ For the first time, attendees’ comments will be used to directly shape policy.
David Montgomery will address “Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations”on Sunday, March 14 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Schiff Conference Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The #6 ranked Xavier women’s basketball team and TriHealth will team up in the WBCA Pink Zone game on Saturday, February 20. Game time is set for 1 p.m. as the Musketeers take on Atlantic 10 opponent, University of Massachusetts, at Cintas Center. Senior Day ceremonies will also take place following the game.
On Tuesday, February 23 from 5-10 pm, enjoy an evening of good food, good friends, fun and the opportunity to continue aid to the Haitian relief effort at the “Benefit for Haiti” at Andy’s Mediterranean Grill, 906 Nassau Street (off Gilbert Avenue).
Fairfield University, the Jesuit university in Fairfield, Connecticut, and WNPR collaborated on the program "African American Storytelling: From Griot to Written Word," an exploration of Goings’ poem "The Birth of 'The Children of Children Keep Coming: an Epic Griotsong."
Xavier Leadership Center of Xavier University in Ohio and Transportation Strategies of Indiana will be coordinating teams from each of the county’s 10 districts that will be involved in seeking savings through: the standardization of buses, fuel systems, processes and supplies; centralized facilities, administration and overhead; optimization of routing and staging; and “budgetary control of compensation and benefits.