Posted: 12/11/17 3:45 PM

IT will upgrade Mersive Solstice wireless display devices in classrooms and meeting 10pm on Monday, December 18. Total upgrade time will be approximately 30 minutes. This upgrade provides a new look for the Solstice welcome screen, improvements to overall stability and streaming video, and iOS 11 compatibility.

After these upgrades complete, anyone connecting to a Solstice device will be prompted to update their Solstice client (if one is already installed). The client update process is 1-click and very fast. 

?For more information on Mersive Solstice, please consult our IT Knowledgebase article or contact Classroom Technology at 745-3603.


Posted: 12/11/17 2:29 PM

Was found in EMBA classroom 137, 1st floor, Smith building

To claim, come to Dean's office, 113 1st floor, Smith building (Re: Brigid Cucinotta)

Please be prepared with description of the phone and unlock it

Posted: 12/11/17 12:18 PM

The holiday season can be an anxious time for many. Xavier Well-being recognizes the physical signs of stress and offers a Tension Reduction Techniques Seminar on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Surkamp Room in the Alumni Center. Learn more about "Merry Stressmas" and register to attend.

For more information:

Include Professional Development in your New Year's Resolutions!

Posted: 12/11/17 11:16 AM

To help you stick to your resolution, the Office of Human Resources and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion will be presenting a number of Professional Development courses throughout 2018. These courses will provide the opportunity to strengthen job performance, build leadership capabilities, and foster personal and professional growth. All sessions available January through April are now posted to the Professional Development webpage. The remaining 2018 schedule will be available soon!

The current course offerings have options for Managers as well as Individual Contributors. Courses for Executives will be added for 2018 and announced as the sessions are scheduled.

Register now before your schedule fills. Contact Stephanie Bolen at x3638 or with any questions.

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Posted: 12/11/17 10:18 AM

Due to the Christmas Holiday, student time sheets for the period of 12/4/17 to 12/17/17 must be submitted by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, 12/13/17.  These time sheets must be approved by end of day, Thursday, 12/14/17.  Since time sheets must be submitted before the period ends, please estimate the hours that will be worked 12/14/17-12/17/17.  Please note:  if these deadlines aren’t met, we cannot guarantee that the student employee will be paid on 12/29/17.

Posted: 12/8/17 2:38 PM

As my 32 years at Xavier have come to a conclusion, I wanted to say thank you to all the wonderful people who have helped and supported me since my first day on the job on October 1, 1985.

It’s been a pleasure serving our students and being a part of the Xavier family.

I will miss you all! Good Luck and Farewell!


Montessori Lab School 2018 Calendars are Available for Purchase!

Posted: 12/8/17 11:03 AM

The 2018 Montessori Calendars are now available to purchase!  These would make great holiday gifts for friends and family!

$11/each --- Order online at, pay with check made payable to XUMLS or cash! All sales support the Xavier Montessori Lab School!

For more information:

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Posted: 12/8/17 9:01 AM

A camera was found on the first floor of Alter Hall on Wednesday, December 6th.  It is being held in the Dean's Office in Alter (Room 202A).

Posted: 12/7/17 6:01 PM

Get ready for Exam Week with a fun and relaxing evening among friends while experiencing the Jewish Sabbath eve meal!

Friday, December 8


Hoff Dining Commons

All are welcome! Free meail swipes provided for those without a meal plan.

RSVP recommended but not required:

Posted: 12/7/17 2:19 PM

Sorrowfully, Leah Regina Smith, mother of Vonnya Thomas, Office of the Graduate School Administrative Assistant, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The public visitation and funeral ceremony will be held at Walker Funeral Home, 3939 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio, at 2:00PM on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The funeral ceremony will immediately follow visitation (at 3:00PM).

Anyone interested in making a donation to assist the family with final expenses may submit a payment to Walker Funeral Home for “Leah Regina Smith” on the following webpage:

Please keep Vonnya and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

XU Opera Workshop & The C&C* Opera Collaborative TONIGHT

Posted: 12/7/17 1:39 PM

Please join the XU Opera Workshop & The C & C* Opera Collaborative tonight (December 7th) at 8:00 p.m. in the Gallagher Theatre as they present scenes from La Cenerentola, Cinderella, Guys and Dolls, H.M.S. Pinafore, Carmen, Carousel, The Tales of Hoffmann, Così fan tutte, Regina, and Candide. Reception immediately following.

Posted: 12/7/17 1:37 PM

Was found on sink in Fenwick 1st floor women's bathroom behind Currito

To claim, come to Center for Faith and Justice, GSC 3rd floor room 310

Please be prepared with description of ring

Posted: 12/7/17 10:27 AM

Join the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Xavier University this Friday December  8, 2017 for First Friday Soul Food for the Soul. Come join us for fellowship and Free Food in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, GSC 280. FROM 12-2PM  See you there.



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Posted: 12/7/17 9:55 AM

The Center for Mission and Identity offers a webpage about Mary, the Mother of God which provides information on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception including a video of Pope Francis describing the feast.  The Feast of Immaculate Conception is celebrated on December 8th and is the patronal feast day of the United States for Catholics.

For more information:

Posted: 12/7/17 9:03 AM

Good morning everyone,

               The Mail Center would like to make departments aware that starting next week (Exam week) student employees will begin heading home for Christmas break.  As of now, mail/package deliveries will occur as normal.  However, departments will be notified if there is insufficient student help and routes cannot be delivered. 

               Further, the Mail Center will be open the week of December 18th.  However, due to definite, insufficient student help, routes will not be delivered on Thursday Dec. 21st and Friday Dec. 22nd.  If your department is closing early for the holiday break that week, please let the Mail Center staff know**

              We will continue to make annoucements to remind departments and to make aware of any changes in mail/package deliveries.

Thank you!

Posted: 12/6/17 12:08 PM

Revisions to the 2012 University Mission Statement were approved by the Board of Trustees at their meeting last week. The modifications, recommended by the Task Force of faculty, staff and students, were based on the input received from the campus community. Read the new Statement and accompanying Addendum.

Posted: 12/6/17 11:46 AM

The Center for Mission and Identity will host a Bible Study during Advent for staff and faculty on Thursdays from December 7 thru December 21 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the Center for Mission and Identity.  Join us as we prepare for Christmas by reflecting on the stories of King David, Joseph the Foster Father of Jesus, Zechariah and Simeon.  Joe Shadle will lead this Bible study for beginners and avid readers alike. Bring a brown bag lunch and your Bible (or borrow one of ours). 

Alternative Gift Fair THIS Sunday!!! GSC 10AM - 1:30PM

Posted: 12/6/17 9:49 AM

Looking for the perfect gift?!

Bellarmine Chapel is hosting their 11th annual Alternative Gift Fair:

Sunday, December 10

10:00AM - 1:30PM

Gallagher Student Center

Over 25 vendors will be offering socially-conscious gifts including:

Fair trade jewelry, clothing, and food from global artisans and local nonprofits.

Enjoy live music from Dan Erdman.

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Posted: 12/5/17 1:47 PM

A watch with a broken leather band was found Tues. Dec. 5, 2017 in Smith Hall G28. Claim in the Dean's Office SMH 113. Lost and Found for Smith Hall is in the Dean's Office.

Posted: 12/5/17 12:54 PM

After 25 years working here at Xavier University, and the most recent 8 years working as a Student Records Specialist in the Office of the Registrar, Jayne McIntosh is retiring at the end of this year.  We are honoring her preference to not have a party, but please feel free to email her at to wish her well and happy retirement.

Posted: 12/5/17 11:58 AM

Happy Holidays Muskuteers! Interfaith's Medical Service trip team is hosting a Holiday Photoshoot this Wednesday and Thursday, 3-5pm, in GSC by the fire place. Every year, students, staff, and visiting families have the unique opportunity to get a picture with the founder of Interfaith, Rabbi Abie, and the one and only Father B!  One change: Due to a scheduling conflict, Father B will only be there on Wednesday 3-4:30pm. All proceeds go to the service trip to Guatmala in March!



Unlimited Copy/Print Through Finals & Free Hot Coffee Too!

Posted: 12/5/17 11:33 AM

In support of finals week, enjoy unlimited copy & print at all stations throughout campus from December 4 - 15! In addition, on December 11 from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm all Hot Coffee Vending machines will be no charge!  Feel free to load up for a night full of studying! ConneX would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and enjoy winter break!


Save the Date – 2018 Spring Career Fair: Jobs & Internships

Posted: 12/5/17 9:09 AM

Faculty and staff are encouraged to mark their calendars for the Spring Career Fair scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 2:00-5:00 PM in the Cintas Center.  100+ employers will visit Xavier’s campus at this event to share internship and full-time job opportunities with students and alumni.  All majors and class levels are encouraged to attend.  A variety of opportunities to help students prepare for the event will take place during Career Fair Prep Week, February 12-16.  Please see the event website for full details and a list of registered employers.

For more information: