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Communication Seniors Present Senior Seminar Events

March 29th, 2017

Every year, SXU seniors majoring in Communication go through a year-long Senior Seminar course. For the first semester, the students conduct a literature review of a chosen topic and do research, writing and analyzing of concepts. For the second semester, students apply the information researched and present it in either…
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Let’s Talk About the Wall

March 24th, 2017

President Donald Trump has proposed the construction of a wall between the U.S.’s and Mexico’s border. An informational panel discussion was presented on March 16th in order to address questions and information on the matter.   The panel consisted of Project Manager for Accreditation, Assessment and Development, Jorge Arevalo; SXU…
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Alby Lee Lewis book signing at SXU

March 24th, 2017

On March 18th, SXU’s School of Education presented a book signing of Alby Lee Lewis’ autobiographical book, Life with No Words, in which he shares his story of achieving his lifelong dream of reading at the age of 55. The book signing took place in the Butler Reception at 3:30pm….
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‘Ending Human Trafficking’ Presentation with Sister Jeanne Christensen

February 25th, 2017

On February 23rd, SXU hosted the Squeaky Weal Lecture series 2017. Sister Jeanne Christensen, RSM, was the keynote speaker with her presentation entitled ‘Ending Human Trafficking.’ The event began at 6:30pm in the Butler Reception Room. It was free and open to everyone. According to the United Nations Office on…
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SXU Commemorates Black History Month with Events and Film Series

February 15th, 2017

Saint Xavier University commemorates Black History Month (BHM) every year. The events are sponsored and brought to SXU by African American Student Diaspora Club (AASDC) and Black Student Union (BSU) in addition to University Ministry, Resident Life and Student Life. During BHM, a variety of events occur in order to…
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Will Students Receive MAP Grants For This School Year?

February 8th, 2017

For the second time, students began this school year without a (Monetary Award Program) MAP grant budget from the state of Illinois. Last semester, it was said that the grant would be discussed after the presidential elections this past November. However, students have yet to hear an update on this…
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SXU is Officially a Tobacco-Free Campus

February 1st, 2017

As of January 1, 2017 SXU became an official tobacco-free campus. Its use is prohibited indoors and outdoors on all SXU property, including its vehicles. Former governor, Pat Quinn, passed the Smoke-Free Campus Act in 2015 which prohibits tobacco use in Illinois state schools. Additionally, private schools have followed this…
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Third Annual Health Fair at SXU

January 25th, 2017

Today, January 25th, Cougar Wellness hosted the annual Student Health Fair for the third time. The fair was held in the Diner and the Student Lounge, starting at 11am and ending at 1pm. The Counseling Center, Country House Restaurant, Pillars, Public Safety, the Health Center, SXU’s Northwest Credit Union, the…
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SXU in Gilbert is Closing

January 18th, 2017

On January 12, 2017, a town hall meeting was held in the Fourth Floor Boardroom at 9am to discuss the future of SXU at Gilbert, AZ.  SXU at Gilbert opened on August 4th, 2015. It is said that students from the town of Gilbert ran out of university options after…
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Dr. Laurie Joyner Becomes the New President at SXU

December 12th, 2016

Beginning Spring 2017,  Laurie Joyner, Ph.D, will become the 20th president at Saint Xavier University. She is preceded by Dr. Christine Wiseman who began her presidency at SXU in 2010 and retired in Fall 2016. In order to get to know our future president , the Xavierite conducted an interview…
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