Information About the ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

By now you might have heard about the Internet bug Heartbleed, which has impacted up to 2/3 of companies on the web. Without getting too technical, Heartbleed affects a software framework called OpenSSL that is commonly used by many online organizations to privately send data to and from Internet servers. Heartbleed is a bug in…

Valerie Jackson hired as Human Resources Benefits Coordinator

Saint Xavier University is pleased to announce that Valerie D. Jackson has accepted the position of Benefits Coordinator and will be joining the Human Resources team effective Mon., April 7. Valerie will be responsible for all aspects of SXU’s benefit programs. She will administer health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and retirement programs in addition…

News Alert! Dean Kathleen Alaimo quoted in Southtown Star regarding husband, Dominic Pacyga, Fulbright Scholarship

Dean of the Colleges of Arts and Sciences Kathleen Alaimo, Ph.D. was quoted in the Jan. 23 edition of the Southtown Star on her husband, Dominic Pacyga, who was recently named a Fulbright Scholar. The Fulbright Scholarship is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is considered a prestigious recognition by…

Pizza with the President

All students are invited to join President Wiseman and the Saint Xavier Council for Pizza with the President from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 4 in the SXU Diner. We look forward to seeing you Wednesday!

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University Relations staff members to present at 2014 OmniUpdate User Training Conference

Saint Xavier University’s Webmaster Thomas Brassfield and Web Strategist Romana Amato will speak about web development collaboration at the 2014 OmniUpdate User Training Conference on Tues., March 11 in Anaheim, Calif. Brassfield and Amato will give a presentation titled “Stop the Insanity: A Web Strategy based on Content and Technical Collaboration,” which focuses on looking…

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Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights

Saint Xavier University Library will host ”Autobiography of a Freedom Rider: My Life as a Foot Soldier for Civil Rights,” presented by Thomas M. Armstrong, in McGuire Hall at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7. Armstrong will talk about his experience in the early civil rights movement in his native Mississippi, the very…

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Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to speak at SXU’s Breakfast with the Experts

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy will be the next speaker at the 2013 Breakfast with the Experts speaker and networking series on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Saint Xavier University. The event, jointly sponsored by Saint Xavier University (SXU) and the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA), begins at 7:30 a.m. with a networking breakfast followed by…