At a reception March 24, Xavier University’s Offices of International Student Services, Marketing and Printing Services, Web Services and the Department of Art announced the winners of the University’s fourth International Photo Contest, in which entrants captured different global sites on film and entered them into the contest.
Two lectures are scheduled on Sunday, April 11th and Monday April 12th as part of Xavier’s Ethics/Religion and Society Series. Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson and Gene Logsdon will hold “An Informal Conversation” on Sunday, April 11th at 7:00 in the Arena in Xavier’s Cintas Center.
Rabbi Abie Ingber, founding director of Xavier University’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement, is one of 13 faith leaders nationally chosen to work in Washington and with media about the issue of immigration reform. An immigrant himself and the son of Holocaust survivors forced to become immigrants after their homes were stolen from them, Ingber feels very strongly about the issue.
Xavier University held elections for its Student Government Association (SGA) leaders on February 17th - 18th. Students could choose from among three slates of candidates for president, administrative vice president, and legislative vice president. A slate of three juniors was declared the winner.
Xavier’s Department of Classics’ annual Robert J. Murray lecture series will feature Dr. Francis Dunn on Saturday March 13, at 4:00 pm in the Conaton Board Room located in Schmidt Hall. The lecture “The Stage on Stage: Metatheater in Greek Tragedy” is free and open to the public.
Karen Wells, Vice President of Strategy and Menu with McDonald’s USA, and a 1989 alumna of Xavier University’s Williams College of Business will speak on Thursday, March 25 from 8-9 am in the James & Caroline Duff Banquet Center on the Xavier campus.
On Thursday, March 4 at about 8:00 am, four buildings will be razed to make way for a new phase of Xavier University’s future.
The Dorothy Day House, Bellarmine Parish House, Loyola House on Herald Avenue and the Xavier Field Office on Ledgewood will come down to make way for a complex expected to open in August 2011.
The 2010 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship first-round games will be held at Xavier University on Sunday, March 21. The Xavier University Women of Excellence invite you to a celebration before the first game begins on March 21 from 10:30 am until noon in the Schiff Conference Center.
A symposium is being offered by Xavier University and its College of Social Sciences, Health & Education on Friday, March 26 from noon- 8:30 pm in the Cintas Center. The purpose of the symposium is to provide Tri-state parents who are raising children with special needs information, resources and networking opportunities.
Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Xavier University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter and the Office of the President will co-sponsor the inaugural Xavier’s Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on Tuesday, March 9 at 7:00 pm in the Conaton Board Room of Schmidt Hall on the Xavier campus. Dr. Norman Finkelstein, Professor of English at Xavier, will present “The Deed of Presence: Belief & Modern Poetry.” Refreshments will be provided and the lecture is free and open to the public.
Xavier University alumnus Robert Dahlstrom will speak about green marketing curricula, conducting environmental marketing research, fostering sustainability efforts in the community and the relationship between the firm and the environment.
On March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Duff Banquet Center of Xavier University’s Cintas Center, the Empowerment Network of Xavier University and the Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue will present “Invisible Children: The Story of Child Soldiers.” It is free and open to the public.
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.
On Friday, February 19 at 6:00 p.m., Xavier University’s office of International Student Services and the International Students’ Society are sponsoring an international trivia game for the campus community called WorldQuest.
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.