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.
The #6 ranked Xavier women’s basketball team and TriHealth will team up in the WBCA Pink Zone game on Saturday, February 20. Game time is set for 1 p.m. as the Musketeers take on Atlantic 10 opponent, University of Massachusetts, at Cintas Center. Senior Day ceremonies will also take place following the game.
On Tuesday, February 23 from 5-10 pm, enjoy an evening of good food, good friends, fun and the opportunity to continue aid to the Haitian relief effort at the “Benefit for Haiti” at Andy’s Mediterranean Grill, 906 Nassau Street (off Gilbert Avenue).
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.