The Xavier University Dance Team is once again on its way to national championship competition. For the fifth year in a row, the team is heading to Daytona Beach, FL to compete in the NDA Collegiate Championship April 9-11. They will compete in the Open Division I against more than a dozen other teams.
The Xavier University Women’s Center and the Office of International Student Services are bringing The Climate Change and Water Film Festival to Xavier University on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the Schiff Conference Center at Cintas Center. The festival will be from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Admission is free of charge and open to the public. You are welcome to come for all or part of the event.
Xavier’s Department of Classics’ annual Robert J. Murray lecture series will feature Dr. Judith de Luce on Saturday, March 21, at 4:00 p.m. in the Conaton Board Room located in Schmidt Hall. The lecture “Classical Mythology in the Hands of Feminist Women Writers” is free and open to the public.
March 26-29 at 7:30 p.m. each night, Xavier Players will present Angels in America by Tony Kushner, directed by Cathy Springfield. Tickets cost $15 each ($7 for Xavier students, faculty and staff if purchased day of show; $5 for Xavier students, faculty and staff if purchased in advance). Tickets can be purchased on-line 24/7 at: https://xavier-players.ticketleap.com.
John R. McNeill will address “An Age of Turbulence: Global Environmental History since 1890”on Sunday, March 29, 2009, 7:00 pm at Xavier University’s Schiff Conference Center. It is free and open to the public.
Xavier University’s Williams College of Business and Socius, Microsoft’s 2008 Partner of the Year for Microsoft Dynamics GP, have teamed up through the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance program to provide accountancy students with hands-on experiential learning through the use of Microsoft Dynamics software.
The theme for the 15th Annual Women of Color Luncheon is “Seasons of Womanhood: Strength, Courage and Wisdom.” The luncheon will be held at the Cintas Center Banquet Room on Xavier University’s campus Wednesday, March 18 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m
Xavier University is introducing two new study-abroad programs to begin this summer. From June 4-22, undergraduate students in any major can earn 6 credit hours while studying and traveling in Israel. From May 23 - 31, MBA students and interested alumni will take a 3-credit hour course.
On Friday, March 13 beginning at 11:00 a.m., Xavier’s Williams College of Business invites you to learn about its 19-month, one day a week, Executive MBA (XMBA) program. Attendees will have the chance to talk with current XMBA students, alumni, and faculty, and sit in for an hour or more of class – for free! Attendees will also receive a waiver towards their application fee.
The Williams College of Business at Xavier University has named Barbara Henshaw as an executive-in-residence in the Gerald DeBrunner Executive-in-Residence Program. Henshaw is vice president and officer in charge at the Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Xavier University, in collaboration with Madcap Puppet Theatre, will offer two master classes. One will be “Puppets and their use in Alternative Settings,” and the second will be “Puppets, Masks and Performing Objects for the Stage.”
On March 21 at 7:30 pm, Xavier University’s select vocal Schola Cantorum, Harmonia Sacra, a professional ensemble of area liturgical musicians, and a professional chamber orchestra will present evening prayer with a twist at Bellarmine Chapel. The musical centerpiece will be the first ever American performance of a composition by Galuppi.
Raising children with special needs is a tough job. But it can also be very rewarding. That is the message of a symposium being offered by Xavier University and its College of Social Science, Health & Education on Friday, April 3 from noon- 8:30 pm in the Cintas Center.