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Saint Xavier University celebrates Black History Month

February marks the beginning of Black History Month, a federally recognized, nation-wide celebration that provides the opportunity for all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in the shaping of our Nation’s history. Black History Month first originated when historian and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the…

SXU Ranked in Top 10 Colleges for Online Degree in Chicago

Saint Xavier University (SXU) was recently ranked No. #9 on Great Value Colleges’ “Top 10 Colleges for an Online Degree in Chicago” list. Chicago institutions are known throughout the world as research centers and leaders among the world of academia. Institutions included within this list are accredited with governing bodies and agencies, such as the…

SXU celebrates Founders’ Day today!

Founders’ Day is today, Dec. 3, and Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host the annual celebration of its founding inspiration and the inspiring foundational people who established this institution and have helped it grow and prosper for 169 years! All students, staff, faculty, and administrators are encouraged to participate in the University community’s special Founders’…

SXU’s Jaclyn Murawska publishes three new journal articles

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of Mathematics Assistant Professor Jaclyn Murawska, Ed.D., published three new journal articles in 2015. “Taking it to the Next Level: Students Using Inductive Reasoning” was published in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) journal Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, and “Can Common Core Influence K-12 and College Mathematics Instruction?” was published in American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges…

SXU’s Erin Laske, William Sheehy and Jack Touhy receive award at Illinois Emergency Management Conference

Illinois Emergency Management Agency Director James K. Joseph recently approved three Department of Public Safety employees as accredited Professional Emergency Managers. Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Erin Laske, assistant director of Public Safety for Emergency Management, William Sheehy, police and safety officer, and Jack Touhy, police chief and executive director of Public Safety, became the newest…

SXU’s Ruth Hansen Presents Research on Fundraising and Generosity

Saint Xavier University’s Associate Director of Corporate, Government & Foundation Relations Ruth Hansen, M.J., C.F.R.E. presented two papers at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) conference November 19 – 21. One was a report of preliminary results called “Are Fundraising Conversations Different for Organizations Serving Marginalized Populations? Applying Goffman’s Ideas of…