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Alspaugh Wins Leadership Award

Friday, April 12, 2013

Sally Alspaugh, CAP, director of Family Philanthropy for Xavier University, has received the Fithian Leadership Award, one of the highest honors in the financial services industry and the top honor of The International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy.

Undergraduate Nursing Students Provide Services to a Remote Hospital via Videoconference Technology

Friday, April 12, 2013

Judi Godsey, assistant professor of Nursing at Xavier University, teaches research to undergraduate nursing students. For the past two years, she has been an academic advisor with the Nursing Research Council (NRC) of Fairfield Medical Center (FMC) (an acute care hospital in Lancaster, Ohio) via videoconferencing technology. Many graduate nursing students in rural areas attend Xavier classes via videoconference from Fairfield.

Wright Gets to Bottom of Mt. Rushmore Ads

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Josh Wright of Bexley, Ohio has been an intern at the Cincinnati Enquirer for the past four-and-a-half months as part of a local internship through Xavier University. The political science major, who will graduate in May, certainly made an impact in his time there.

Relay for Life Begins April 19

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life takes place at Xavier University beginning Friday, April 19th at 3:00 p.m. and continuing through Saturday, April 20th at 9:00 a.m. This is Xavier’s 11th Relay For Life with the slogan “To a Cure and Beyond.” The 18-hour event celebrates survivors, remembers those who have lost the battle, and fights back against the disease.

Schapker"s Art to Include and Benefit Ault Park

Monday, April 8, 2013

The Ault Park Advisory Council will hold a wine tasting and art sampler in the park on May 2 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Pavilion. The works of Xavier University alumna Holly Schapker will be featured. Her inspiring paintings of nature scenes include some depicting the beauty of Ault Park.

Xavier a Rainbow of Energy Saving

Monday, April 8, 2013

As part of Campus Conservation Nationals, a national energy competition, Xavier University is holding a competition among the seven residence halls on campus to see which can reduce its energy consumption (water and electricity) by proportionately more than the others. A baseline measurement has been taken. Data will be tracked throughout the competition.

Xavier Montessori Lab School Expanding and Accepting Applications

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The Xavier University Montessori Lab School is expanding. It is adding two Early Childhood classrooms (for children 3-6 years old) and individual Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms, (ages 6-9 and 9-12). The Lab School is currently accepting applications for all classrooms and will hold an Open House at the School on Wednesday, April 17th from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Meghan Marth of Xavier University Named Newman Civic Fellow

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Meghan Marth of Symmes Township Cincinnati (45242), a junior in the Politics, Philosophy, and the Public honors program at Xavier University, sees access to education as a global issue. As a Newman Civic Fellow, Marth will join a network of Fellows around the country. Together Fellows will leverage an even greater capacity for service and change, and will continue to set examples for their classmates and others.

Xavier Gets Colorful

Friday, March 22, 2013

Xavier University’s Center for Interfaith Community Engagement will celebrate Holi, a Hindu spring festival of colors on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm on the Xavier Yard. On the same day, students will create Alfombras, a Central American tradition. 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.

Strength in Numbers: an Independent Economy in Cincinnati

Friday, March 22, 2013

Jeff Milchen, the founder of the American Independent Business Alliance, will present how a city-wide independent business alliance can benefit the city. Such an alliance brings together local businesses for cost-cutting and revenue generating support and consultation, and provides coordinated public information campaigns on the advantages of shopping independent.

Xavier Students Hit the Streets on Saturday

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Xavier’s spring Community Action Day is this Saturday, March 23 from 9am – 1pm. Approximately 200 students will be at 20+ diverse sites all around Cincinnati.

Heschel on the Politics of Modern Jewish-Christian Relations

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Xavier University’s Ethics/Religion and Society lecture series presents Susannah Heschel, PhD, speaking on “Colonialism, Empire, and Race: The Politics of Modern Jewish-Christian Relations.” The lecture is free and open to the public and will be April 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Duff Banquet Center of Xavier’s Cintas Center.

XAVIER UNIVERSITY JOINS THE NEW BIG EAST

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Xavier University President Michael J. Graham, S.J., announced today that Xavier is joining a 10-team conference with fellow private schools Butler, Creighton, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, St. John’s, Seton Hall, and Villanova. The conference will be officially named the Big East on July 1.

Xavier Students Perform Well at Psychological Convention

Monday, March 18, 2013

The annual conference of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) was held March 16 and 17. Xavier University made a very good showing. The conference gave awards to the top ten out of 240 student submissions. Undergraduates at Xavier University received three of those ten awards. Christian End, PhD, associate professor of psychology at Xavier was named SEPA Mentor of the Year.

What Does "Jesuit" Mean?

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, has been elected the 266th pope with the name Francis. He is the first non-European pope and the first Jesuit pope. So what is a Jesuit?

Eight Xavier Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Best

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Eight Xavier University graduate programs are among the best according to the 2014 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group. Highlights of the rankings will be published in the Best Graduate Schools 2014 edition book, available April 9, 2013.