SXU Student Crowned 2013 Columbus Day Queen

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) crowned Victoria Martello, a senior at Saint Xavier University (SXU), as the 2013 Columbus Day Queen. The 20-year-old Oak Lawn native beat out 12 other contestants at the pageant held Sunday, July 21 at the Alta Villa Banquet Hall, 430 N. Addison Road, Addison. The Columbus Day…

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News Alert! – Prof. Joyce Hunter on Bribing Airline Passengers

Saint Xavier University professor Dr. Joyce A. Hunter was recently interview by FoxNews.com about bribes among airline passengers. Read the July 31 article here. Hunter is an associate professor at the Graham School of Management who also worked for the airline industry for 34 years and authored a book entitled Anger in the Air:  Combating the…

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SXU students to learn about immigration advocacy in Washington, D.C.

Five Saint Xavier University students will learn firsthand about immigration advocacy from the Sisters of Mercy at the Justice Advocacy Program from May 20 to May 24 in Washington, D.C. SXU students Haylie Cooper (Evergreen Park, junior), Joanna Gutierrez (Plainfield, senior), Jordan Hamrick (Lafayette, Ind., junior), Hillary Hardesty (Arlington, Va., junior), and Bianca Huerta (Chicago,…

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SXU students meet with state legislators to fight for MAP grants at Private College Student Lobby Day

Seven Saint Xavier University students recently discussed with state legislators in Springfield, Ill. the crucial importance of Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants during a Private College Student Lobby Day. Students met with State Sen. Edward Maloney (D-Chicago) and State Representatives Kelly Burke (D-36th), Bill Cunningham (D-35th), and Renee Kosel (R-81st). The students were encouraged to…

President’s Scholarship Ball

SXU raises $355,000 for student scholarships at 27th Annual President’s Scholarship Ball

Saint Xavier University recently raised $355,000 for student scholarships at its 27th Annual President’s Scholarship Ball. More than 430 guests attended the delightful evening of dinner and dancing at the Hilton Chicago. The Ball also celebrated the 2012 Shield of Saint Xavier recipients, James A. and Patricia A. Morris ’83. The Morrises have a long…

Local SXU School of Education students win scholarships

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education is pleased to announce the winners of the Binder, Davis, Gallagher, Leake, Malin, and McGuire Scholarships. The Dr. Dorothy Binder Endowed Graduate Scholarship is funded by donations in honor of the late Dr. Binder. It was awarded to Leah Coleman of Evergreen Park, of the graduate Educational Administration program.…