SXU’s Center for Accessibility Resources leaves lasting impact on students on campus

A university’s success is dependent on the character and integrity of its departments. Saint Xavier University (SXU) is fortunate to have departments made up of caring individuals who consistently strive for student achievement. One department that plays a key role in shaping the lives of many students on campus is the Center for Accessibility Resources,…

SXU’s Zepure Samawi selected for the 2018 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program

Congratulations to Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Associate Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs Zepure Samawi, RN, Ph.D., for being selected to participate in the 2018 Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP). The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that only 49 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected for the program, which will be…

SXU professor Anna Gąsienica Byrcyn, Ph.D., Language and Literature, published a book review

Anna Gąsienica Byrcyn, Ph.D., an adjunct professor in the Language and Literature Department, published a book review on Manele in Romania. “Cultural Expression and Social Meaning in Balkan Popular Music” was edited by ​Margaret Beissinger, Speranţa Rădulescu and Anca Giurchescu issued in Lanham, Maryland by Rowman and Littlefiled, 2016, in the Slavic and East European…

SXU’s Meg Carroll presented workshops for IEP meetings

In March, Meg Carroll, Ed.D., provided a series of workshops for general education teachers participating in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and IEP-eligibility meetings for students with disabilities. In April, Dr. Carroll presented to the parents of students with disabilities, called, Surviving the Summer and Facing the Fall, which emphasized literacy development and learning within the family.

SXU professor Peter N. Kirstein to speak at Northwestern University

Peter N. Kirstein will moderate and speak on an academic freedom roundtable at Northwestern University as part of the larger Evanston Literary Festival 2018. The other panelists are all Northwestern professors: professors Stephen Eisenman (art history), Andrew Koppeman (law and political science) and Jacqueline Stevens (Political Science). This event takes place May 17 from 4:30-5:45 p.m.…

News Alert: SXU’s Graham Peck featured in Evergreen Park Patch

Saint Xavier University’s Graham Peck, professor of history, was recently featured in Evergreen Park Patch for his upcoming presentation called “Stephen A. Douglas and the Fate of the American Democracy.” Peck will be discussing the political career of Douglas, Abraham Lincoln’s Democratic opponent, at the Evergreen Park Public Library on May 10 at 6:30 p.m. Peck…

SXU’s Nancy Lockie presented a research paper at the Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference

Nancy Lockie, Ed.D., professor of nursing, and Kristen Florczak from Purdue University Northwest presented a research paper at the 42nd Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society in Cleveland, Ohio on April 13. Their collaborative presentation entitled “Losing a Partner: Do Continuing Bonds Bring Solace or Sorrow?” is a longitudinal qualitative descriptive study in…