Xavier University will bring Alfombras, a South American tradition, to life on April 3-4. An Easter event celebrated since the 16th century, carpets, also known as Alfombras, are created with sawdust and then dyed to illustrate images of religious figures and biblical stories.
Xavier University’s spring edition of Community Action Day takes place this Saturday, March 31, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Somewhere between 100 and 200 students will volunteer at over 20 diverse sites all around Cincinnati
Xavier University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Career Services Center received the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators’ (JASPA) Best Program of the Year Award, given to only one program from among all 28 Jesuit colleges and universities.
American Jewish Committee Cincinnati Regional Office will present its 2012 National Human Relations Award to Michael J. Graham, S.J., president of Xavier University, at a tribute dinner on Tuesday, April 3. The award recognizes Fr. Graham’s outstanding professional achievements, generosity of spirit, and vision of excellence.
The community is invited to Xavier University on Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 pm for a discussion of ethics in today’s workplace with Frank Abagnale. This event is free, but attendees must register at xavier.edu/abagnale
Campus location of the lecture is on the registration site.
Xavier University’s Department of Social Work is celebrating National Social Work Month and 30 years as an accredited BSW program in March. The department’s 4th annual alumni/student event is open to the public with the topic “The Cross-reporting of Interpersonal Violence and Animal Cruelty: Considerations for Social Work Practice.”
Xavier University’s Student Activities Council spring campus lecture will be "To Write Love on Her Arms: An Evening with Jamie Tworkowski.” This event is free and open to the public on Tuesday, April 3rd at 7pm in the Cintas Center banquet room.
At a reception Feb. 29, Xavier University’s Center for International Education, University Communications and the Department of Art announced the winners of the University’s sixth International Photo Contest. Photos can be seen at www.xavier.edu/internationalphotos.
The Cincinnati district Occupational Therapy Association is working with Occupational Therapy students from Xavier University and Cincinnati State who will volunteer for the Steps for Stroke 1K walk on March 18.
CINCINNATI, Feb. 24, 2012 -- Financial Fitness Day will be held at Xavier University on Saturday, March 10 from 9am – 3pm at the Cintas Center. There is plenty of free parking in the Cintas lot. It seeks to promote the financial stability of individuals and families in our region. Anyone interested in learning ways to enhance or maintain financial stability is welcome.
CINCINNATI, Feb. 24, 2012 -- Xavier University’s Alternative Breaks Club (XUAB) marks its 11th anniversary this year. Over that time it has expanded from 3 service trips in the United States to 25 trips across the U.S. and abroad. Most occur during spring break, which for Xavier is March 5-9, but three occur over summer break.
Thirty-eight color images spanning the career of freelance photojournalist Doug Cochran will be on display at the Cintas Gallery of the Cintas Center on Xavier University’s campus (enter at the Schiff Conference Center door). It will be open Monday-Saturday 9-5 from March 1 through June 30. Admission is free.
On Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 pm, Bellarmine Chapel will present its annual Irish program Ireland in Word and Music VI in Kennedy Auditorium, Room 412 of the Conaton Learning Commons at the corner of Dana and Francis Xavier Way on the Xavier campus.
Xavier University held elections for its Student Government Association (SGA) executives on February 15th - 16th. Voters could choose from two slates of candidates for president, administrative vice president and legislative vice president. The winning slate received the most votes in Xavier election history.
Joe Hoerst of Cider Circle in West Harrison, IN (47060) took third place in Scriptwriting (Short Subject) in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts. He is a senior Electronic Media major at Xavier University and the son of Jenny & Mark Hoerst.
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium Workshop will be held at Xavier University on Thursday, February 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm in the Banquet Room of the university’s Cintas Center. It is not open to the public, but the media is welcome to cover and interview leaders.
Cincinnati -- (Feb. 16, 2012) The Roller Derby Queens has received a 2012 Bronze Telly Award in the Cultural category in the 33rd Annual Awards. There were nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.