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SXU Launches MathLab at Area High School

March 23rd, 2016

Saint Xavier University and Morgan Park High School (MPHS) recently introduced MathLab to MPHS. The lab is the latest component of the relationship between the two schools that was initiated by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2014. The purpose of the partnership between SXU and MPHS is to provide high…
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Student Veteran Resource Center Renovated

March 23rd, 2016

Saint Xavier University’s Student Veteran Alliance recently completed renovations of SXU’s Student Veteran Resource Center (SVRC). The renovations were made possible by a $10,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation’s Vet Center and Student Veterans of America (SVA) which was awarded to the Student Veteran Alliance in August 2015. The…
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St. Baldrick’s Coming to SXU

March 23rd, 2016

On Tuesday, March 29, Saint Xavier University will host St. Baldrick’s for the second year in a row. The event will be from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and will take place in the Shannon Center. St. Baldrick’s is a childhood cancer charity that raises funds for promising research to…
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Schmitt Scholars to Host Cartoonist Keith Knight

March 16th, 2016

Political cartoonist, Keith Knight, will give a presentation at Saint Xavier University on Thursday, March 17. The event will be held in McGuire Hall at 7:00pm. Knight’s presentation will consist of a slideshow featuring some of his cartoons that deal with issues such as police brutality and race relations. After…
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Professionals Talk About Working with the Developmentally Disabled

March 16th, 2016

On Wednesday, March 2, Saint Xavier University hosted the event Ask a Pro: Rewards & Challenges of Working with the Developmentally Disabled. The six guest speakers were representatives from Elim Christian Church, Bethshan Association, Autism Home Support Service, and Pioneer Center. Students were able to ask questions and listen to…
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SXU to Host Women in Public Service Panel With Rep. Burke

March 16th, 2016

Saint Xavier University will host a panel presentation titled “Women in Public Service” featuring Illinois State Representative Kelly Burke on Monday, March 21. The panel will be held at 3:00pm in the Student Lounge. The presentation will be held as a part of SXU’s celebration of Women’s History Month. The…
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Graham School of Management Hosts 2nd Economic Summit

March 2nd, 2016

On Friday, February 26, Saint Xavier University’s Graham School of Management (GSM) hosted its 2nd Annual Economic Summit. The summit was held in Metropolitan Club’s East Room in the Willis Tower from 7:30 to 9:00am. The Graham School of Management worked in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago…
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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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