Dr. Meg Carroll presents Workshop for Catholic High School Deans and Administrators

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented a workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 24 for deans and administrators of Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago at the Office of Catholic Schools. The workshop focused on the idea of motivating faculty to manage behavior in the classroom whenever possible and on…

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…

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…

Shannon Center Nutrition Tip – Omega-3, Omega-6, Omega-What?

Omega-3 and Omega-6s are essential fatty acids in the human diet. Omega-3s are less commonly found in the American diet than the Omega-6s. Common sources of Omega-6s are safflower, corn, cottonseed, and soybean oils. Sources of Omega 3s include the following: vegetable oils- flaxseed, soybean, and canola; walnuts; greens- brussels sprouts, kale, and spinach; salmon.…