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SXU Celebrates African American Achievement

March 2nd, 2016

On Friday, February 26, Saint Xavier University held the second annual African American Achievement Awards. The awards ceremony was held in McGuire Hall from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The ceremony was followed by a black tie affair that was held in the Butler Reception room The event was sponsored by the…
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Immersive Exhibit at SXU

March 2nd, 2016

To honor Women’s History Month, the Art Gallery will be celebrating female artists. The latest exhibit, “mountain and SEA” by Leslie Baum, covers the gallery’s floor. According to a press release by the university: “My work, mountain and SEA, features an immense painting that covers the entire Gallery floor. The…
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SXU Advocates For MAP Grants At Rally

February 24th, 2016

On Tuesday, February 16, a group of Saint Xavier University students and staff members attended a rally in support of MAP Grant funding. The rally was held in downtown at the Thompson Center and began at 11:30am. The demonstration was planned to coincide with a rally that was held in…
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SXU participates in # MAPmatters Campaign

February 24th, 2016

The Saint Xavier University community participated in the #MAPmatters campaign which was launched on February 9. The campaign was coordinated by the Federation of Illinois Independent Colleges and Universities (FIICU), which is chaired by, SXU President, Christine M. Wiseman. The purpose of the campaign is to advocate for the release…
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Senator Kirk Calls for VA Reform

February 24th, 2016

According to a press release from Senator Mark Kirk’s office, Kirk is calling for the firing of Dr. Mary Schohn, Director of Mental Health Operations for the VA’s Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA). The firing was implored for in a letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran’s…
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SXU to Host Internship and Job Fair

February 17th, 2016

SXU’s Career Services will host the 2016 Spring Internship and Job Fair on Friday, February 19. The fair will be held in the Shannon Athletic Center from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. The Internship and Job Fair has been a semiannual event for many years. Mary D. Fitzpatrick, Career Services assistant director,…
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Nominations in for African Achievement Awards

February 17th, 2016

On Friday, February 26 Saint Xavier University will host the second Annual African Achievement Awards.  The event is sponsored by the Black History Month Committee that consists of several groups, including the Black Student Union, the African American Studies Diaspora club, the African American Studies Department, Campus Life, Campus Ministry,…
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Local Train Trouble

February 17th, 2016

Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and local alderman Matt O’Shea (19th Ward) filed a legal action against CSX Transportation, Inc. The action has been filed with the Surface Transportation Board (STB), a body that is responsible for regulating railroads throughout the entire country. According to a press release from the…
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SXU Continues Advocacy for Release of MAP Funding

February 11th, 2016

As the Illinois budget standoff continues, members of the Saint Xavier University community are continuing their efforts to fight for the release of Monetary Award Program (MAP) funds. There are currently 1,602 SXU students who are packaged for MAP Grants, which provide financial aid to undergraduate students enrolled in Illinois…
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New Joint JD/MBA Degree Program Established

February 11th, 2016

The Graham School of Management has teamed up with The John Marshall Law School to establish a joint program in business and law. The program will allow students to earn both a Juris Doctor (JD) degree at John Marshall and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Saint Xavier University….
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