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Gov. Quinn Announced $2.2M Investment in SXU Science Building Renovations!

Governor Pat Quinn announced a $2.2 million investment in Saint Xavier University (SXU) on Saturday, Oct. 18 as part of a $100 million set aside this fiscal year in the Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program that will address the critical needs of the state’s private colleges and universities. This investment is part of Governor…

SXU’s School of Education Graduate Reading Program Participates in Illinois Reading Council State Conference

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education Graduate Reading Program enjoyed a strong presence at the 47th annual Illinois Reading Council Conference held in Springfield, Illinois on Oct. 2, 3, and 4. The Illinois Reading Council (IRC) is the state council of the International Reading Association (IRA). The International Reading Association is the major professional organization in the…

SXU’s Careers in Student Affairs and Higher Education: Lunch with the Experts!

October is Careers in Student Affairs Month! All Saint Xavier University (SXU) students are invited to join Student Affairs and other college personnel for a free lunch to learn more about career options, career paths and what it’s like to work in higher education. Please join us in the Butler Reception Room on SXU’s Chicago campus Monday, Oct. 27…

Shannon Center Nutrition Tip of the Week: Winter Squash…a Fall Favorite!

Featuring fall produce like winter squash (pumpkin, acorn squash, etc.) is a healthy way to save money while offering maximum flavor. According to the USDA website, including squash as part of a regular diet may reduce your risk of developing certain chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease, obesity and type-2 diabetes. Since it is rich in…

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SXU’s School of Nursing Honor Society to Host Presentation on Human Trafficking

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Alpha Omicron School of Nursing Honor Society will host a presentation on Human Trafficking on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at SXU’s Chicago campus, 3700 West 103rd Street, inside Warde Academic Center’s McGuire Hall. The presentation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., and will explore the trade in humans that is most commonly…

SXU Prof. Jaclyn Murawska Presents to Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Assistant Professor of Mathematics Jaclyn Murawska will be presenting at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) annual Conference on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at the Tinley Park Conference Center, 18451 Convention Center Drive. Murawska will be leading a workshop entitled ”Seven Billion People: Meaningful Tasks for the Common Core” and…

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Saint Xavier University concludes successful 2014 Homecoming Week Celebration!

Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumni, faculty, staff, and friends enjoyed a record-breaking number of events from Sept. 21 to Sept. 27 during SXU’s Homecoming 2014 celebration at its Chicago campus. During this year’s celebration, a new event was unveiled on Thursday, Sept. 25 titled Comics for Cougars, which featured the comedic talents of local artists,…