Saint Xavier University congratulates the new leaders of the Sisters of Mercy

The Saint Xavier University (SXU) community congratulates the new elected leadership team for the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas: Sister Patricia McDermott, president, who is serving her second term as the institute’s president; Sister Patricia Flynn, vice president; and councilors, Sister Judith Frikker, Sister Áine O’Connor and sister Anne Marie Miller.…

SXU’s Graham Peck speaks at Stephen A. Douglas Commemoration

While most classes at Saint Xavier University (SXU) may be done for the summer, faculty members still manage to find opportunities for involvement in their areas of expertise. In the beginning of June, SXU History Professor Graham Peck delivered a lecture on Stephen A. Douglas, who is remembered as an influential politician in Illinois. Stephen…

SXU’s Christopher Chalokwu receives Geoscience Medal from Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Professor of Geochemistry and Physical Science Christopher I. Chalokwu, Ph.D., FGS, FGSA, is the recipient of the NMGS/MOSUNMOLU/IFATUROTI Medal from the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society. The award ceremony was held in Abuja in March. According to the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, “This award is given to any Mining Engineer/Earth…

SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for June: Melissa Rose

Saint Xavier University (SXU) has partnered with WGN-TV Chicago to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who make a difference in their communities. The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school, vocational, and special education teachers in Chicagoland and northwest Indiana. Melissa Rose is a math teacher at Oak…