SXU’s Eileen Quinn Knight appointed to ACT State Organization Council

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., has recently been appointed to serve for a three year term (starting June 2017) on the ACT State Organization Council. This Council provides opportunities for diverse groups of education and workplace professionals to connect, allowing ideas and issues to intersect as members…

SXU biology professor presented at Western Avenue Elementary

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Biology Associate Professor Christopher Appelt, Ph.D., recently presented to second grade students at Western Avenue Elementary in Flossmoor on Wednesday, May 17. The topic of the day was comparing human bodies to animal bodies and discovering all the ways body parts can be similar or different across different animal…

SXU faculty serve as mentors at Reavis High School STEM Day

Reavis High School celebrated their annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Day event on Thursday, May 4. During the day, teams of students presented their semester projects to various mentors for advice and feedback. This year, three Saint Xavier University (SXU) faculty members participated as mentors: School of Education (SOE) Professor’s Eileen Quinn Knight,…

SXU’s Eileen Quinn Knight presented on financial literacy at Tinley Park High School

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., gave a presentation to the seniors at Tinley Park High School on financial literacy. This is an aspect of high school teaching that is most important for functioning as a responsible adult. Prof. Knight invited them to come to SXU for fall…

TV Alert: SXU students involved in Future Leaders Program featured on CBS 2 Chicago

Twelve students at the Chicago Network’s Future Leaders Program recently represented Saint Xavier University (SXU) on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9. SXU, Dominican University, and University of Illinois-Chicago have all partnered with the Chicago Network, a group of senior women business leaders, to share various career experiences with 36 young women.  Students from…