SXU Days at Six Flags Great America

Saint Xavier University (SXU) is having its discount days at Six Flags Great America on Thursday, July 23 through Tuesday, July 28! SXU staff, faculty and students can purchase tickets at discounted price of $39, which includes Hurricane Harbor! To purchase tickets visit www.sixflags.com/greatamerica and enter the promo code sxu2015. This code is specifically for faculty, staff and students.  Please do…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll Helps with Curriculum Mapping at Local Catholic Elementary Schools

Saint Xavier Unviersity (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll, Ph.D., worked with faculty members at Queen of the Universe Elementary School in West Lawn during the spring as the teachers worked to construct curriculum maps for the subjects they teach. Dr. Carroll also worked with the teachers at Our Lady of Tepeyac Elementary School…

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Op-Ed Alert: SXU’s Peter N. Kirstein writes on AAUP Censure of University of Illinois

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Peter N. Kirstein, professor of history, wrote an op-ed titled, “Restoring Salaita’s Position Would Be Right Move,” which appeared in the Sunday, June 28 issue of the News-Gazette of Champaign, Ill. It explains the ramifications of the recent American Association of University Professors censure of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.…

News Alert: SXU’s Peter Kirstein Quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Peter N. Kirstein, professor of history, attended and delivered a paper at the annual conference of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in Washington, D.C. At the meeting, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and three other institutions were censured. The UIUC was censured for the summary dismissal of…

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Session – July 7

Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host a free individual counseling session on Tuesday, July 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Warde Academic Center’s Fourth Floor Annex Board Room. Attendees will be able to discuss their personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA-CREF Financial Consultant on a confidential basis. The session will be able to help guide…

Staff Council Award Nominations

Know of a staff member that has gone above and beyond? Both of the following awards can have staff nominated by a fellow staff member, faculty, or student. The President’s Recognition Award recognizes a staff member who continuously displays the University’s core values in their work. The winner is chosen by President Wiseman and will…

Accounting Fiscal Year End 2015 Procedures

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) fiscal year ends on Tuesday, June 30 and below are guidelines to assist in the year end close process. Please be sure to submit all purchase orders by June 1; Check requests, invoices, and credit card receipts for goods and services received on or before June 30 should be received in accounting no…

CPR Basic Life Support Instruction

he 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 first course is scheduled for Friday, June 19 from 8 a.m. to noon in Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Campus Media Center. The American Heart Association designed the course to prepare…

CPR Basic Life Support Instruction

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 first course is scheduled for Friday, June 12 from 8 a.m. to noon in Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Campus Media Center. The American Heart Association designed the course to prepare…