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Xavier Graduate Receives Fulbright Scholarship

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Margaret Weidner, who graduated summa cum laude from Xavier University in 2011 with a BSBA in Accounting and Economics, has been awarded a Fulbright-Nehru scholarship to India as a Student Researcher in Economics.

Mengel Promoted at Xavier

Monday, July 9, 2012

Janice Walker, PhD, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Xavier University, announces the appointment of David Mengel, PhD to Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences effective July 1.

Xavier Announces Three Promotions

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Beth Amyot, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Xavier University announces the promotions of Bob Sheeran to vice president for Facilities and of Rob Munson to assistant vice president for Planning and Budgeting. John Kucia, administrative vice president of Xavier University, announces Shari Mickey-Boggs to senior associate vice president for Human Resources.

TRiO Programs Confront Problems Facing Society Today

Monday, June 25, 2012

This Friday, June 29th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, TRiO programs from southwest Ohio will gather in Kelly Auditorium of Xavier University’s Alter Hall to discuss “Advocacy: TRiO and Me.”

Student"s Startup One of Eight Chosen by Cincinnati"s Innov8 for Health

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Cincinnati’s Innov8 for Health Startup Accelerator selected its inaugural group of startup companies for this summer’s intensive 12-week accelerator program. Xavier entrepreneurship/finance/accounting junior Anthony Breen’s company, Chronic Care Solutions, was a winner.

Xavier University Honored for Support to Retiring Faculty

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Last night, Xavier University was one of 15 schools nationwide awarded a $100,000 grant from the American Council on Education and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for its innovative work in faculty retirement.

UC-XU Basketball Game to Benefit Freedom Center

Thursday, June 14, 2012

The University of Cincinnati and Xavier University announced today their Crosstown rivalry in men’s basketball will continue in 2012, but with some changes, including a new name and venue.

Summer Break Equals Serious Work for College Students

Monday, June 11, 2012

Most college students use summer to earn some extra cash, travel and relax. But for 20 Xavier University students, it is a time of intense learning and service in the Greater Cincinnati community.

Former Xavier University Valedictorian Receives Fulbright to Study Political Economy of Development

Friday, June 8, 2012

Shaye Worthman, valedictorian of Xavier’s class of 2009 (psychology and Spanish) and master’s candidate in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, has received a Fulbright Full Graduate Degree Grant to study political economy of development at the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico during the 2012-2013 academic year.

Top U.S. Hospitals use Unapproved Chemicals to Clean Hospital Beds

Monday, June 4, 2012

Research performed by students and faculty at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH reveals that current practices for cleaning of hospital beds involve the use of chemicals not approved by the EPA for use on mattresses and that most hospitals do not follow recommendations for appropriate use of these chemicals. The research was presented today, June 4th, at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Two Xavier Faculty Among Winners of 2011 Max Block Awards

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants announced the three winners of the 2011 Max Block Award, which recognizes innovative and thought-provoking articles published in its monthly peer-reviewed CPA Journal. Janet S. Greenlee, PhD, CPA, David W. Randolph, PhD, CPA, and Sandra B. Richtermeyer, PhD, CPA, CMA, won for outstanding article in the area of informed comment for “Better Analytical Reviews of Charitable Organizations: Using Financial Ratios and Benchmarks."

Two Associate Provosts Appointed at Xavier University

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Scott A. Chadwick, Ph.D., Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Xavier University, announces the appointments of Dave Johnson as Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Annette Marksberry as Associate Provost for Information Technologies and Chief Information Officer, effective July 1, 2012.

2004 Graduate Featured on Comedy Central"s "The Half Hour"

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Michael Palascak, 29, a 2004 graduate of Xavier University will be one of twelve comedians featured on the premiere of Comedy Central’s new show The Half Hour. The two-episode premiere is tomorrow, Friday, May 11 at 11/10c and 11:30/10:30c. He appears at 11:30 local time. A sample of Palascak’s comedy is at

ROTC Seniors to be Commissioned as Second Lieutenants

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

On Friday May 11 at 9:00 a.m., nineteen seniors in Xavier University’s All For One ROTC Battalion will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. The ceremony will be held in the Schiff Conference Facility of Cintas Center. Battalion Commander, LTC Shane Ousey will preside over his last commissioning ceremony at Xavier University as his tour here has ended.

2012 Antonio Johnson Awardees

Monday, May 7, 2012

The Xavier University Scholarship Committee, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Black Student Association, awarded the 36th Antonio Johnson Scholarship Award to Tiara Anderson of Milwaukee, WI

Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education

Monday, May 7, 2012

Tim Kloppenborg, Castellini Distinguished Professor of Management at Xavier University, attended the International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS) Board Meeting in Rome March 8-9, where he had the opportunity to meet with the current Superior General of the Society of Jesus, Adolfo Nicolás, S.J.

Police Officer Again Rides 250 Miles to Honor Fallen Officers

Monday, May 7, 2012

Xavier University Police Department bike officer Mike Long will participate in the Police Unity Tour, a 250-mile bicycle ride over May 10-12 from Portsmouth Virginia to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial via the Tidewater Trail Route. At 3:00 p.m. every May 12, bicyclists and supporters converge at the Memorial in an emotional, yet spectacular, arrival ceremony witnessed by thousands.

Xavier University 2012 Commencement

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Xavier University’s 174th commencement ceremonies will be Saturday, May 12 at the University’s Cintas Center. No tickets are required and commencement is open to the public. A Baccalaureate Mass will be May 11 at 8:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati. On May 12, Xavier will confer 868 undergraduate degrees beginning at 9:00 a.m. and 966 graduate degrees beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Xavier Alumni Win Amazing Race

Monday, April 30, 2012

Xavier University alumni Chris Bauer and Melissa Myers (aka Team Scooter) of Hyde Park were the winning team in Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati’s Inaugural Amazing Race, modeled after the TV show of the same name.

One in Three Americans Fail Immigrant Naturalization Civics Test

Friday, April 27, 2012

In the midst of the Presidential election, a new national survey from Xavier University’s Center for the Study of the American Dream reveals one in three native-born citizens failed the civics portion of the naturalization test, in stark contrast to the 97.5% pass rate among immigrants applying for citizenship.