Posts Tagged ‘SXU’

Communication Seniors Present Senior Seminar Events

Wednesday, 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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Alby Lee Lewis book signing at SXU

Friday, 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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SXU Goes 0-2 In Graceland Triangular

Monday, March 13th, 2017

  Men’s Volleyball It was a busy weekend for the volleyball team as they competed in the Graceland Triangular Tournament in Lamoni Iowa. The tournament saw SXU compete in back-to-back games against some of the toughest competition in the nation. Sat, March 11 Graceland University The Cougars started off the…
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Spring Games 2017

Monday, March 13th, 2017

  Women’s Softball While we were chilling on sandy beaches across the world during Spring Break the Softball and Baseball team, were also getting some sun and sand in the sunshine state of Florida. The difference here is while ours was carefree non-stop fun, The Softball and Baseball team had…
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‘Ending Human Trafficking’ Presentation with Sister Jeanne Christensen

Saturday, 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

Wednesday, 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?

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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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