Raising children with special needs is a tough job that can also be very rewarding. That is the message of a symposium co-sponsored by the Center for Infants and Children with Special Needs at Cincinnati Children’s and Xavier University’s College of Social Sciences, Health & Education. On Friday, March 2 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm in Xavier’s Cintas Center, Tri-state parents raising children with special needs will find information, resources and networking opportunities in an effort to build family
CINCINNATI, 9 Feb 2012 -- On Wednesday, February 1, 2012, three teams from the Williams College of Business at Xavier University went head-to-head in round 1 of the ACG Cincinnati Cup competition. The winning team members are: Michael Deye, Manoj Srivastav, Hamir Mahajan and Mark Momper. Ten students presented to six judges from the Tri-State business community.
For the fourth year, Xavier University’s College of Social Sciences, Health and Education will offer Inter-Professional Teaming for Clients with Dementia. Nationally-recognized speaker Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, will educate caregivers, professionals and students on care for persons with dementia. Alzheimer’s is the best known type of dementia, but many people deal with other forms of the disease.
In addition to the event for students and professionals, an evening community service event for
On Friday, February 10, students from Xavier University, Wilberforce University, and Miami University (OH) will debate and showcase their musical and artistic talents during The Great Debate. The Great Debate promotes cultural, intellectual, moral, philosophical and spiritual principles of leadership, debates and artistic expression. This FREE event will be at 7 pm in Xavier University’s Gallagher Center Theater and is open to the public.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Patterson Medical have invited students from the College of Mt. St. Joseph’s physical therapy and Xavier University’s occupational therapy programs to duel in plastic at the Cincinnati area’s first “Cross Town Splint Off” in mid-February.
Amity Shlaes, financial Depression expert, Bloomberg News columnist, and political economist, will speak at Xavier University on Tuesday, March 13 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Duff Banquet Hall located in Xavier’s Cintas Center. This is the first presentation for the Williams College of Business Distinguished Speakers Series for 2012. Ms. Shlaes will speak on “Tricked Again: How Financial Crises Provide the Pretext for Preposterous Government Expansion.” The Distinguished Speakers Series is present
This summer, the Xavier University Army ROTC Program will send six cadets all over the world as participants in the U.S. Army’s Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) Program. This is the most cadets ever participating in one summer. The program provides cadets with a 30-day experience in a different country to gain an understanding of different cultures they could find themselves in as officers.
Xavier University’s Chris Schadler, a Cincinnati urban planner, music promoter and entrepreneur, will chair a panel and present at the “Second Global Conference on Urban Popcultures” in Prague, Czech Republic, March 9-11, 2012. Schadler will focus on the Over The Rhine (OTR) and Northside neighborhoods of Cincinnati and discuss how local music culture has positively affected each neighborhood’s quality of life.
On Monday, February 6, Dr. Philip “Uri” Treisman will visit Xavier University to speak on “Improving Mathematics Education for All Our Children: A National Perspective.” The event, from 3:15 to 4:30 pm in the Conaton Learning Commons, Rm. 412 (Kennedy Auditorium), is free and open to the public.
Health care providers from Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Michigan are attending a national conference at Xavier to explore affordable health care initiatives for diverse populations. The all-day conference takes place on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center. Attendance is free but registration is required. The deadline to register is Friday, Feb. 17.
Xavier University’s Williams College of Business (WCB) welcomes about 25 high school students from Covington Catholic High School to its Evanston Campus Fifth Third Trading Center this Saturday, Jan. 28 as part of the community outreach initiative for Xavier’s trading center.
Michele Bailes of Liberty Township, a full time American Sign Language instructor at Xavier University, asked her four classes if they would be interested in adopting one family at Christmas to give them a fresh start in a new year. The result was a unanimous 80-0 in favor. The students were responsible for finding a family - not by going to an agency, but by finding a family in their midst which needed help.
President Barack Obama will deliver his 2012 State of the Union address at 9:00 pm Tuesday, January 24 on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Following tradition, House Speaker John Boehner (a 1977 Xavier alumnus) sent a letter to the President formally inviting him to give the address to a joint session of Congress.
Xavier University announces the spring 2012 topics for its Ethics/Religion and Society Lecture Series called “Justice, Tolerance, and Diversity.” They will debate the meanings of justice, tolerance and diversity as well as their interrelationships. How do different definitions of or approaches to justice affect the understandings of tolerance and diversity? How does one’s understanding of diversity affect one’s view of justice? Which differences are most significant and which must be tolerated?
MLK, Jr Week events are free and open to the public, except where noted. Co-sponsored by Xavier’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, Center for Faith & Justice, National PanHellenic Council, Interfaith Community Engagement, Alpha Phi Alpha, Women’s Center, Student Life and Leadership, Black Student Association, History Department, Psychology Department, and Student Government Association. For more information, please visit www.xavier.edu/mlk.
On the heels of the Iowa Caucuses, Xavier University’s Center for the Study of the American Dream debunks 5 Myths about the American Dream in the Sunday (January 8) Washington Post. Michael Ford, the Center’s Founding Director, cites its current research revealing a deep schism between the Presidential campaign’s relevance to the American Dream, Americans’ distrust in government and elected officials, along with the declining importance of home ownership to an individual’s definition of the Amer
On May 19, 2005, the exhibition, “A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People,” opened at Xavier University and ran until July 15 of that year. Since then it has been displayed at 16 additional locations, including the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles and the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington, D.C.