SXU Sophomore Tara Hill

Women’s basketball team hosts ‘Hoops for Hope’ in support of SXU student with cancer

The No. 3 ranked Saint Xavier University women’s basketball team will host a “Hoops for Hope” fundraising event on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Shannon Center for SXU student and member of the community, Tara Hill, in conjunction with its first round playoff game of the 2017 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Tournament.  Hill is…

SXU’s Anna Gasienica-Byrcyn published article in East West Journal of Ukrainian Studies

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Language and Literature Adjunct Professor Anna Gasienica-Byrcyn, Ph.D., recently published an article entitled, “Poetic Texts in Polish Heritage Classes,” in the East West Journal of Ukrainian Studies, 4.1. This text is a special thematic issue on “Less Commonly Taught Slavic Languages: The Learner, the Instructor, and the Learning Experience…

SXU’s Anna Gasienica-Byrcyn presented at 2017 AATSEEL Conference

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Language and Literature Adjunct Professor Anna Gasienica-Byrcyn, Ph.D., presented “Journal Entries in Polish Heritage Language Classes” in the panel: Polish Heritage Speakers: Linguistic Profile, Pedagogical Challenges. She also presented “Nature Wonders of Poland in the Language Classroom” in the panel: Teaching Less Commonly Taught Slavic Languages at the 2017 American…

SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for January: Kelsey Tortorice

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. Kelsey Tortorice teaches choir at UIC Prep in…