SXU’s Dr. Eileen Quinn Knight Participates on Dissertation Defense Committee at Chicago State

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., served on the doctoral dissertation defense committee on Monday, May 11 at Chicago State University. The title of the dissertation was, “Moral Leadership and Moral Judgment: A Search for Postconventional Thought in Illinois Superintendents.” Dr. Knight was chosen for this opportunity due to…

SXU’s Meg Carroll Presents Workshop for Teachers and Paraprofessionals in Matteson

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll conducted workshops on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and adaptations and accommodations for students with disabilities in general education classrooms on Friday, April 24. The workshops, held at Colin Powell Middle School in school district 159, Matteson, offered teachers and paraprofessionals practical information about how to…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll Talks with Local Students with Disabilities about Attending College

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll met with students with disabilities on Thursday, April 23 in School District 170 in Chicago Heights. The fourth through sixth grade students at Washington-McKinley School in the far southeast suburb were interested in the possibilities of life after high school as Prof. Carroll told them…

SXU hosts Bishop Gorman Institute

Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host a Bishop Gorman Institute (BGI) professional development opportunity for teachers on Tuesday, June 23 and Wednesday, June 24 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Bishop Gorman Institute (BGI) was founded by SXU’s School of Education (SOE) to provide outstanding professional development for teachers, principals and leadership teams of…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll presents Parent Workshop at Keller Regional Gifted Center

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll recently conducted a workshop on Saturday, April 18 at Keller Regional Gifted Center in Mount Greenwood, Ill. Her workshop entitled, “I’m Not Just Smart! Addressing the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Children,” was presented to the parents of students who attend the center. Prof.…

SXU’s Prof. Kathleen McInerney presents at the Forum on Education Abroad

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Associate Professor Kathleen McInerney presented a paper on Friday, March 27 at the annual conference of the Forum on Education Abroad in New Orleans, La. Prof. McInerney’s paper was co-authored by Katherine Herid, assistant director of international educational services at University of Maryland, Baltimore, and Mark Odenwelder, executive…

SXU’s Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight gave STEM presentation at St. Tarcissus School

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight gave a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) presentation to the teachers of St. Tarcissus School on Thursday, April 2. The focus of the presentation included ways to concentrate on engineering in the classroom, so students understand the vocabulary that is used in engineering.…

Anne George

News Alert: SXU’s Prof. Anne George quoted in the Daily Southtown

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Associate Professor Anne George was quoted in the March 6 issue of the Daily Southtown, where she addressed the benefits of a full-day kindergarten program versus a half-day program. Prof. George discussed the impact a full-day kindergarten program has on low-income, at-risk students. Additionally, Prof. George was…