SXU professor examines racial zoning through grant award

How did city planners play a role in using new school construction to create residential segregation, especially in southern cities that once had substantially mixed-race housing patterns? Because of the close connection between school location and the housing market, school site selection preserved residential segregation long after the courts declared racial zoning unconstitutional, often with…

SXU’s Ludden Clinic receives $25K grant from Brach Foundation

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Ludden Speech and Language Clinic was generously gifted with a $25,000 grant from the Helen V. Brach Foundation, a cherished longtime supporter. This gift is vital to the continuation of no-fee services and programs that the Ludden Clinic offers to South Side families impacted by communication disorders related to language delays,…

SXU awarded U.S. Department of Education Grant

Saint Xavier University (SXU) was awarded a five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Student Support Services, a federal TRiO program, to benefit the University’s Student Success Program (SSP). The grant, which totals $292,338 per year, will enable SXU to continue providing support services to 200 students each year. The grant will pay for…

SXU awarded nearly $1M to support nursing students

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Nursing (SON) and Office of Government, Corporate and Foundation Relations recently received notice of two federal grants to provide 65 undergraduate and graduate nursing students with substantial financial support in the 2015-2016 school year, totaling $988,194. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department…

SXU receives $10,000 grant for chemistry equipment

Saint Xavier University has been awarded a grant of $10,000 from the Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Program to support the purchase of a new instrument for chemical analysis. The instrument, a nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope, is used in characterizing chemical compounds. Department of Chemistry Associate Professor Sharada Buddha applied for the grant in…