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…

Chemistry

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…

2013 Edgar Fellows Participate in Executive Training Program

   Joan Elizabeth Knox, executive director of external and legislative affairs for Saint Xavier University, was recently selected as a 2013 Edgar Fellows. She is among a list of outstanding men and women throughout Illinois who were chosen as 2013 Edgar Fellows in the second year of an initiative to foster cooperation across regional, political…

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…