SXU hosts CPR Instruction on Aug. 25

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare provider’s course is to train participants to save lives of victims in cardiac arrest through high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The American Heart Association designed the course to prepare healthcare professionals to know how to perform CPR in both in-and out-of-hospital settings. You will be trained to promptly recognize…

SXU alumna donates sculpture to St. Elizabeth Church

Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumni understand the importance of giving back. This was made all the more apparent when alumna Jean Morman Unsworth selflessly donated one of her sculptures, to Sacred Heart, St. Elizabeth Church in Chicago. Art and spirituality run deep in Unsworth’s veins, and her artwork reflects that. Aside from the Sacred Heart…

News Alert: SXU alumnus promoted to security force chief at O’Hare and Midway airports

The O’Hare and Midway airports that serve Chicago have welcomed a Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumnus to their security teams. Since Monday, June 19, Andrew Velasquez III has become the new managing deputy commissioner for safety and security. His duties will consist of protecting passengers, supervising emergency response units at the airport and working with…

SXU alumnus named Golden Apple recipient

Each year, the Golden Apple Foundation recognizes five teachers who have strived to make a difference in their communities. Thomas Freesmeier, a Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumnus, was one of those recipients. Freesmeier teaches eighth grade social studies at Harlem Middle School in Machesney Park, Ill. and is extremely well liked by students, faculty, staff,…