Kam Wong has been invited to give a public lecture and conduct a seminar at Hong Kong University’s Policing Studies Forum September 2 and 3 on his upcoming books. He will speak on “Police Reform in China” and “Cyberspace Governance in China.” Wong is associate professor of Criminal Justice at Xavier University. He was an Inspector of Police with the Hong Kong Police and a practicing attorney. He holds a PhD in Criminal Justice from SUNY Albany, and a JD from Indiana University, Bloomington. He w
Xavier University is participating in the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an initiative led by the White House and supported by the Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). On August 3, Rabbi Abie Ingber, founding director of Xavier’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement, traveled to the White House to help launch the challenge.
From September 6 through October 10, Xavier University will present Die Weiße Rose (White Rose) exhibit on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Gallagher Student Center. Presented by Xavier’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement, Xavier’s German Language Program, Weisse Rose Foundation, and Lord Mayor Christian Ude of Munich, 47 black and white photographs with accompanying text introduce the story of Die Weiße Rose. The exhibit opening at 5:30pm on September 6 will be followed by a reception.
Xavier University will host the 2nd Annual Africa Foundation-USA Summit on September 17 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in The James and Caroline Duff Banquet Center at Xavier’s Cintas Center. This year’s theme is “Global Economic Expansion to Africa.” Topics to be discussed include: doing business in Africa, human relations, culture, immigration, financial planning and education. There will be workshops, panel discussions, food and music. Discussions and workshops are free and open to the public. An
On September 15 at 7:30 pm in the James and Caroline Duff Banquet Center at Xavier University’s Cintas Center, Richard Clarke will discuss “Crime, Espionage, and War in Cyberspace: The Challenge to Governments and Corporations.” The event is free and open to the public.
The Board of Executive Advisors of Xavier University’s Center for International Business (CIB) has created a “Best Paper Competition” to encourage students to apply what they have learned in their academic study abroad to complete a global business expansion plan.
Two days after first-year students come to campus, sophomores will begin moving into Xavier University’s newest and largest residence complex on Sunday, August 21. The best time to catch students and their families will be between 1-3 pm that day. The entire complex is 245,000 square feet and is the second largest building on campus next the Cintas Center.
Xavier University’s O'Connor Sports Center is located in Evanston along Victory Parkway between the soccer and baseball fields. Memberships are available to faculty, staff, alumni and community members. It is a family-friendly location to schedule family get-togethers, parties or even your child’s swim party.
“We Have An App for That” is the theme Friday, August 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. when Xavier University’s Class of 2015 moves into their on-campus homes. These students are starting their Xavier careers as Xavier opens a new four-tower residence hall and new 700 plus seat dining commons.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, August 11, 2011 – Xavier Leadership Center (Xavier University) today announced that Mercy Health Partners has selected Xavier as its training partner for its innovative Nurse Leadership Development Program, a full suite of leadership development programs to be offered at Mercy Health Partners locations throughout Greater Cincinnati.
In 2009, Xavier University’s School of Nursing received a grant of almost $1.5 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The largest federal grant in the University’s history was awarded through HRSA’s Nurse Education, Practice and Retention (NEPR) program, which addresses the nursing shortage by funding projects that strengthen and enhance the capacity for educating and retaining nurses.
The Xavier University Office of Veterans Affairs will host the first Xavier Women Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Saturday, August 6 at 6:00 p.m. at Maggiano's Little Italy, 7875 Montgomery Road, 45236.
Dr. Stephen Yandell, associate professor of English, was awarded The Bishop Fenwick Teacher of the Year Award, presented by Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society. The Bishop Fenwick Teacher of the Year Award is given to a professor who has a profound impact on a wide range of students. It was presented by Brett Simmons, vice president of Alpha Sigma Nu. Alpha Sigma Nu was established at Xavier in 1939. ASN has awarded the Bishop Fenwick Teacher of the Year Award since 1980. Yandell grew up in
Dr. Nancy Linenkugel, OSF, DM, LFACHE, is the new chair of Xavier University’s Health Services Administration effective August 16, 2011. She replaces Dr. Ida Critelli Schick who retired in May after 19 years at Xavier and 13 as Chair of the Department.
CINCINNATI, OHIO – July 17, 2011 – Chartwells, the provider of dining services at Xavier University, will be holding an employment fair this Thursday, July 21 with on-the-spot interviews for 20-30 positions for those with previous experience in the food service industry.
The Community Building Institute is hosting a series of conversations to explore the benefits of forming lasting positive partnerships in community. Explore examples of community partnerships making positive change. Hear from practitioners, neighborhood residents and partners who have taken the plunge and are working together to form lasting partnerships that are improving the places we all live, work, and play. These are informal, conversational sessions, so come prepared to hear some great ide