Fairfield University, the Jesuit university in Fairfield, Connecticut, and WNPR collaborated on the program "African American Storytelling: From Griot to Written Word," an exploration of Goings’ poem "The Birth of 'The Children of Children Keep Coming: an Epic Griotsong."
Xavier University’s Women’s Center is a supporter of Momentum 2010, a summit announced by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and First Lady Frances Strickland. Momentum 2010: Ohio Women’s Summit, is a statewide event to discuss and promote the status of Ohio women and girls in economics, education, and health. The Center is facilitating transportation on March 8.
Rabbi Abie Ingber, of Xavier University’s Office of Interfaith Community Engagement, was one of thirteen faith leaders from across the country invited to Washington, DC to be trained as spokespersons for immigration reform.
The Xavier University Women's Center is hosting two free energizing sessions on February 5, 2010 about how to be an everyday advocate against child sexual assault with “Darkness to Light,” an organization dedicated to eliminating child sexual assault. Xavier alumna Julie Ellison is executive director of the Cincinnati chapter and will lead the sessions. Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune and Xavier University Board member Phyllis Adams will attend.
As Xavier’s Hoff Academic Quadrangle continues to take shape along Dana and Ledgewood Avenues in Evanston, the seven final residences on Herald and Ledgewood Avenues will prepare for February demolition. They will make way for a new student residence hall and dining facility approved by Xavier’s Board of Trustees at its December, 2009 meeting.
From January 2-9, 2010 before classes resume at Xavier University in Cincinnati, thirteen Xavier students will cut short their holiday breaks and travel to Jamaica on an interfaith/medical mission trip.
Haleh Esfandiari will speak on "My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran" at Xavier University’s Cintas Center at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, January 19. This free lecture, open to the public, is sponsored by the Foreign Policy Leadership Council, the American Jewish Committee and the Bruggeman Center for Dialogue.
Xavier University’s offices of International Student Services, Marketing and Printing Services, department of Art and Canon are hosting Xavier University’s Fourth Annual International Photo Contest in which students capture different places around the world on film in a manner that exhibits high technical and artistic merit and a sense of place or culture outside the United States. Each participant may submit up to five entries.