Xavier’s Office of Multicultural Affairs presents its annual Welcome Reception with Dr. Calvin Mackie as the featured speaker on Wednesday, August 26 from 5 – 7 pm in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. This event seeks to empower and encourage students as they embark on a new academic year as well as discuss the benefits of leveraging diversity in their success. This is free and open to the general public.
Xavier University has received the Grand Gold Award as part of the CASE Circle of Excellence Awards program. Web sites from 94 colleges and universities were judged and Xavier was chosen in a category that has never before named a Grand Gold winner.
Bring a lunch and a friend and join the Xavier Women’s Center each Wednesday (except for 11/10, which is a Tuesday) from 12:30-1:30 for engaging discussions in the Thinking Outside the LunchBox Fall series. These are free and open to the public.
You are invited to attend a free Xavier MBA Information Session, where you will find answers to your questions about admission, curriculum, GMAT and financial aid for all of the MBA programs offered at Xavier: The Working Professional’s Evening MBA, The Full-Time Xavier Momentum MBA, The Saturday Weekend MBA, The West Chester, GE, and Deerfield 24-month MBA, and The 19-month Executive MBA.
Xavier University’s School of Nursing has been selected by the Ohio Board of Nursing to receive two grants totaling almost $400,000 through the Nurse Education Grant Program. These were the second and third major grants received by Xavier’s School of Nursing last week.
Xavier University’s School of Nursing has been awarded 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. It is the largest federal grant in the University’s history.
More than 31,000 prayers from thousands of people across the United States were delivered to the Western Wall this week by Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH) Rabbi Abie Ingber, Xavier University Brueggeman Center Director James Buchanan and former Xavier Theology Department Chair and now St. Joseph’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Bill Madges.
Summer break is time for most college students to earn some extra cash, travel or just relax. But for 20 Xavier University students it is a time to learn and become involved in the Greater Cincinnati community.
A new children’s garden and daily fresh fruit for all children attending PRM during June of 2009 is due to the generosity of Xavier University graduate and donor Robert McDonald, M.D., of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. McDonald specified that his gift be used for a philanthropic activity where University students would plan and participate in a project involving some level of experiential learning to help feed the needy.
As part of The Contemporary Arts Center’s 2008-2009 Perspectives Lecture Series: Art, History and Memory, Xavier University history professors Dr. Dick Gruber, Dr. Rachel Chrastil and Dr. JuliaO’Hara will screen and then discuss Anri Sala’s early film, Intervista. It will be viewed on August 17th, 6:30-8:00 pm in the CAC Performance Space. It is free to CAC members and open to non-members by donation.
The Xavier Leadership Center (XLC), part of Xavier University’s focus on adult training and leadership development, has created a process to help these professionals get the training and professional credentials they need. The XLC is hosting free and open Information Sessions on July 9, 14 and 17 to explain more about the program and help local professionals begin the application process
The Strive Community Forum on Education at Xavier University’s Cintas Center this Friday, June 26 at 8:00 a.m. will be streamed live for those who cannot attend in person. The Forum is free and the public is invited. Lunch is provided free for those who have pre-registered with Nancy Hackett at 513-745-3264.
Kara Poe, a graduate student in Xavier University’s Community Counseling program and a Covington, KY resident, is teaming up with Tender Mercies in Over the Rhine to provide counseling services to emotionally and/or mentally disabled homeless persons.
On Friday, June 26, 2009 at 8 a.m., at the Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus, the Community Building Institute will present the free Strive Community Forum on Education. Keynote speaker is Frances Strickland. The public is invited. Lunch is provided free of charge for those who have pre-registered. To register, contact Nancy Hackett at 513-745-3264
Ida Critelli Schick, Ph.D., FACHE, Professor and Chair/Director of the Graduate Program in Health Services Administration at Xavier University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2009 Teaching and Advising Award from the ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives) for Ohio. She will be presented the award at the ACHE breakfast during the Ohio Hospital Association annual meeting in Columbus on June 15th.
The Xavier University Army Reserve Officer Training Corps “All for One” Battalion hosted the 10th regional Best Ranger competition on April 18th at several Cincinnati- area locations, including Mt. Airy National Forest, Lunken Airfield and the Xavier Campus. Fifteen universities from four states sent 32 teams to participate.