Xavier University is among 10 institutions in Ohio and 149 nationwide to be recognized this year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Xavier was recognized for both its Curricular Engagement & Outreach and Partnerships.
Under the coordination of Xavier University’s Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning, and with support from the Center for Teaching Excellence and the President’s Office, the University has created an Academy for Community-Engaged Faculty, which will focus on assisting faculty in incorporating principles and practices of community-engaged scholarship into their curricula as a primary means of institutionalizing and sustaining engagement at Xavier.
Xavier University presents Ben Folds in concert at the Cintas Center on February 19 at 7:30 pm. Doors will open at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $25 each for the general public. Xavier students are $15 each. The ticket office is at 1624 Herald Ave. on the Xavier campus. Phone 513-745-3411. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Xavier University students will dance all night to benefit Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center during the third annual Dance Marathon. This year’s theme is “Movies.” Participants will be on their feet from 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 6 to 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February 7 at the O’Connor Sports Center Gym on the Xavier campus, with breaks for meals and snacks every few hours. Visitors are welcome for a $5.00 entrance fee.
James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President and CEO of AK Steel Corporation, will speak at Xavier University on Thursday, February 19 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. in Duff Banquet Hall located in Xavier’s Cintas Center. This is the first presentation for the Williams College of Business Distinguished Speakers Series for 2009. Mr. Wainscott will speak on “Competing to Win in Today’s Global Steel Business.”
Damon D. Jones, External Relations Leader for the United Kingdom and Ireland for Procter & Gamble, graduated with honors from Xavier in 1997 with a BA in Communication Arts (Broadcast Journalism) and a minor in Business Administration. He will return to Xavier January 22 at 4:00 pm in the Clock Tower Lounge of the Gallagher Student Center for a free presentation on the meaning of “Living the Legacy” of Martin Luther King, Jr. is to him in relation to this year’s historical presidential race.
Xavier invites everyone to a free presentation by Dr. Paul Ewald, “Emerging Diseases: How Darwinian Thinking Helps to Distinguish the Few Grave Threats from the Many Fizzers,” on Sunday, February 1, 2009 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Cintas Center James & Caroline Duff Banquet Center on Xavier’s campus.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has once again listed Xavier University as one of the “Top 50 Best Values” in private universities across the country. The list is part of Kiplinger’s “100 Best Values in Private Colleges.” The list is divided into private universities and liberal arts colleges
Starting on Monday, January 5, 2009, excavation work will begin on Ledgewood Avenue.
During the day, traffic on Ledgewood will be reduced to one lane in each direction and controlled by barrels and arrow boards.
The 7th annual Neighborhood Summit will be held Saturday, January 24 at Xavier University’s Schiff Banquet & Conference Center located in the University’s Cintas Center from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The theme for this year’s summit is ‘Growing Cincinnati.’ Registration is required by January 14