Student Announcements

Posted: 2/12/16 3:01 PM

We are not what we know but what we are willing to learn.

- Mary Catherine Bateson 

 

A great way to learn about possible career paths is to chat with employers who visit our campus to promote leadership programs, internship opportunities, job openings and more.

Learn who’s coming to campus by viewing the Career Development Office’s weekly list of Employer Dates & Deadlines. Bookmark the permalink in your favorite browser.

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February 16 - E/RS Interviews: "Sustainability - Community, Equality, Environment"

Posted: 2/12/16 1:33 PM

In the second of six E/RS interviews, Kathleen Smythe (History) and Nancy Bertaux (Economics) will discuss issues of sustainability based on both their personal experiences and academic pursuits. The E/RS interviews provide an opportunity for us to get to know in a more informal fashion members of the Xavier community.

Conaton Board Room, Schmidt hall, 4:00 pm.

As well as the other events left this semester:

 

For more information: http://www.xavier.edu/ers/Lecture-Series.cfm

Posted: 2/12/16 1:30 PM

The Career Development Office and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion will host the ninth annual Diversity Reception on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The reception will take place from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the Cintas Center.

The Diversity Reception is a networking event connecting students and alumni and employers who embrace and support diversity. Come out and get to know organizations as you prepare to attend the Spring Career Fair on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. All XU faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Read 5 Reasons the Diversity Reception Should Be a Part of Your Career Plan, written by Nichole Sims, Talent Acquisition Manager at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, on page 9 of the 2016 Spring Career Fair Magazine. Pick up your copy of the magazine at the Career Development Office.

Questions about the Diversity Reception? View Frequently Asked Questions.

View a list of participating organizations. Organizations continue to register, so check back regularly to stay up to date on who's attending! 

RSVP is recommended but not required.  Students and alumni who RSVP and attend the event will be entered to win gift cards and other prizes.  

Posted: 2/12/16 1:13 PM

February 15-19 is Love Food, Not Waste week. Dining Services will be educating the Xavier community this week on the number one area for improvement this semester for sustainability…waste.  Our goal is to bring awareness and inform the students and Xavier community of what the impact of food waste means. Our goal is to reduce food waste by 10% this semester. Learn more about Xavier Dining Services sustainability platform, which includes information about going green, reducing waste, local food sourcing, 

Monday – Wake Up Xavier – Love Food, Not Waste
Tuesday – Portion Distortion
Wednesday – 10% Reduction Goal!
Thursday – What reducing means to you
Friday – Taking it on…Again!

For more information: http://www.dineoncampus.com/xu/show.cfm?cmd=sustainability

Posted: 2/12/16 1:11 PM

A sterling silver ring was found in a green chair in Alter hall around 2 PM today, February 1st. 

If you or someone you know, has lost this ring please send me an email at (peytonc@xavier.edu) describing the ring's design so I know I have the ring you're looking for! 

Thanks! 

Posted: 2/12/16 11:24 AM

“Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.” -William Blake. Xavier University Theatre presents Betrayal by Harold Pinter, Miss Julie by August Strindberg, and Begotten by Xavier senior, Tatum Hunter in repertory February 17th-28th. Get your tickets at www.xavier.edu/theatretickets or call 513.745.3939. As you watch each character fall prey to their vices, we only have one question - will you succumb to your desire? 

Exclusive deal for Xavier faculty and staff! Get 3 tickets for just $20. Offer available at the Xavier box office in Gallagher Student Center on the lower level. The box office is open M-F (2:00-6:00 PM). 

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!

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Posted: 2/12/16 11:15 AM

ArtWorks is attending the Spring Career Fair on February 23!

ArtWorks empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.

ArtWorks, Cincinnati’s award-winning visual arts organization and the largest employer of visual artists in the region, is looking to fill positions for its summer program.

45+ professional artists and 200+ youth Apprentices will be hired to paint 12 community murals, complete 250 capes for children facing hardships, assist with a enterprise-driven project and more.

For more information: https://xavier-csm.symplicity.com/students/

Posted: 2/12/16 11:02 AM

History Club will be hosting a Valentine's Day Party on Monday February 15th at 7pm in Hailstones 101. We will hear about the history of the Valentine's Day Massacre, play an exciting game or two of Murder (click on the hyperlink to learn more, our game is a variation of the one described), and have pizza and sweets for everyone to enjoy. With our subject matter for the evening we feel that is it only fitting to make it a 1920's themed night so everyone is welcome to come in costume if you would like to. It is the more the merrier for our game so bring some friends. Hope to see you all there.

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Posted: 2/12/16 9:23 AM

Students in Professor Fiorelli's London BLAW300 class will visit BP's worldwide corporate headquarters.  We'll meet with one of their Ethics Officers and their Director of Corporate Social Responsibility.    

Students in Xavier's Longest running London program can take two of the following three classes, all meeting in the mornings of Monday - Thursday:

BLAW300 (Professor Fiorelli) - a required course for all business majors, but since there's no pre-requisites, all students are welcome. In past summers, typically half of the class is non-business majors.  This course is also an E/RS focus elective, a DCR elective, and a GDST elective.

PHIL200 (Dr. Polt) - satisfies the 2d level philosophy requirement, or a humanities elective.

THEO (Dr. Helmer) - satisfies the 2d level theology requirment, or a humanities elective.

For more information, please contact Professor Fiorelli at fiorelli@xavier.edu, (513)745-2050, visit www.xavierlondon.com or like us at Facebook.com/xulondon

 

 

 

For more information: http://www.xavierlondon.com

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Posted: 2/11/16 4:32 PM

Van driver safety trainings are scheduled for the following dates:

Monday, February 15 at 4:00 pm

Saturday, February 27 at 9:00 am

Tuesday, March 15 at 4:00 pm

Wednesday, April 20 at 4:00 pm

 

All trainings will held in Flynn Hall and consist of classroom followed by on-road driving.  Please allow up to 1 1/2 hours to complete the training.  There is no charge.  Minimum registration requirements must be met. Cancellations will be posted on the Risk Management website www.xavier.edu/insurance.   To register, please email riskmanagement@xavier.edu.  Please check the Risk Management & Insurance website for schedule of trainings, changes or updates, and university policies on vehicle use, van use, and driver responsibilities.

Posted: 2/11/16 3:17 PM

Jostens representatives will be on campus February 15th-18th.  For information on ordering your XU ring and personalized graduation announcements, feel free to stop by their table.  The locations are:  Monday-Tuesday, Feb 15th-16th on the third floor of CLC and Wednesday-Thursday, Feb 17th-18th in the Smith Atrium from 11:00am-5:00pm each day.

Posted: 2/10/16 11:16 PM

Hi all!

The ticket sale scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, February 10th (10am-1pm) has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconveniences. We will have two more ticket sale dates next week on Monday (2/15) and possibly Tuesday (2/16), times TBD. 

Please feel free to reserve your ticket to:

Ivonne Duran, durani@xavier.edu

Guadalupe Banda, bandag@xavier.edu

TIckets are selling fast so please take advantage! :)

 

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Posted: 2/10/16 7:53 PM

Tomorrow from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm an Enterprise CarShare representative will be in Fenwick Atrium outside of the cafe. Come visit for some free Enterprise gear as well as exclusive information on the program! See you then!

For more information: https://www.enterprisecarshare.com/us/en/programs/university/xavier.html

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