SXU’s Shawn Salmon and Tenor Madness help Chicago Catholic Charities end hunger at Chi-Town Jazz Festival

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of Music’s Jazz Studies Director Shawn Salmon will be performing at Andy’s Jazz Club in Chicago, as part of the Eighth Annual Chi-Town Jazz Festival. Proceeds from the event go to the Chicago Catholic Charities to help support hunger relief in Chicago. More information about the Chi-Town Jazz Festival is…

Join the iQuit Project!

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is recruiting current smokers who want to quit for a new study led by ACS researchers and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). There is no fee for the program and participants will receive compensation for their involvement. The iQuit Project uses a web-based text-messaging platform to help people…

SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for February: Joshua Dodge

Saint Xavier University (SXU) has partnered with WGN-TV Chicago to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who make a difference in their communities. The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school, vocational, and special education teachers in Chicagoland and northwest Indiana. Joshua Dodge teaches horticulture in Kirkland, Ill. Dodge…

SXU shows screening of ‘Precious Knowledge: The Power and the Threat of Culturally Relevant Teaching’

The TESOL Program at Saint Xavier University will host a screening of Precious Knowledge, a documentary about the struggle to save Mexican-American Studies in the Tucson Unified School District on Monday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Butler Reception Room. The film shows the power of culturally relevant curriculum in student success. A discussion, facilitated by TESOL Program graduate…

Communication Sciences & Disorders faculty & students participate in Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders faculty and graduate students were well represented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention held from February 9 – 11. Faculty Presentations: Carol Szymanski: “Credentials Ready? A guide through the process of obtaining IL State Licensure, ASHA Certification, and ISBE Educator Licensure” Miriam Carroll-Alfano: “Concussion: Prevention,…