SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for April: Amy Wood

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. Amy Wood teaches second grade reading, writing, math…

SXU’s Eileen Quinn Knight presented on financial literacy at Rock Valley College

On Friday, April 21, Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., gave a presentation to the Northern Illinois Association of Teachers of Mathematics (NIATM) at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill. The presentation was on financial literacy, which was attended by 15 professors from around the area.

SXU psychology student and professor present at Midwestern Psychological Association Conference

Saint Xavier University (SXU) psychology major Marilee Cervantes-Bautista and Professor Angela Pirlott recently presented their research at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference. The duo presented a poster entitled, “Understanding LGB Men and Women’s Fear-Based Prejudices of Other LGB Groups.” Additionally, Professor Pirlott presented her research entitled “Not all Negative: Friendship Interest Predict Heterosexuals’ Positivity toward Some LGB Groups.”

SXU Students inducted into Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

On Monday, April 24, 19 Psychology students were inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology: Yasmine Ballout; Guiulianna Cespedes; Beata Czerwien; Yesenia Garcia; Kaitlyn Gruszkowski; Fadia Judeh; Alisha Kaplan; Alyssa Lunsford; Michaela Maslanka; Salam Mohammed; Magdalena Pajak; Kara Radecki; Velma Schwien; Adam Smith; Carly Trinley; Miryam Villarreal; Rosalind White; Brianna Williams; Karolina Zarebczan.…

SXU announces 2017 Commencement Ceremony Speakers

It’s that time of year when students transition from scholars to career professionals. While donning academic regalia, graduates across the nation will hear inspirational speeches from those who have paved the way to success. Saint Xavier University (SXU) is pleased to announce the 2017 Commencement Ceremony speakers who will share their knowledge and expertise while…