SXU’s Health Center Shares Informative Letter on Ebola Virus to University Community

Dear Saint Xavier University Students, Faculty, and Staff, In light of concerns about the spread of Ebola in the United States, the Saint Xavier University (SXU) Health Center would like to share some information about the virus and the protocol that is in place for all communicable diseases on campus.  A communicable disease is an…

The Paul Hazard Colloquium Series – “Philosophy vs. Poetry: The Mystery Surrounding Book X of Plato’s Republic”

As part of the Paul Hazard Colloquium Series sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, Saint Xavier University (SXI) Prof. Robert Shapiro will give a talk on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Warde Academic Center’s (E402) Fourth Floor Board Room titled “Philosophy vs. Poetry: The Mystery Surrounding Book X of Plato’s Republic.”…

Saint Xavier University’s Givetoberfest Update!

Congratulations to the following departments for their high levels of participation during last week’s Givetoberfest department participation challenge: University Advancement – 92.31% Office of the President, including Human Resources – 88.89% Office of University Mission & Ministry – 71.43% Information Technology – 64.71% School of Education – 63.64% Records & Advising – 60.00% Business &…

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

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 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…

Saint Xavier University Memorial Service for Ixchel Deck – Oct. 30

During the spring semester of 2014, Saint Xavier University (SXU) Student Ixchel Deck died unexpectedly while studying abroad in Germany. Her death was a sudden and tragic loss for her family and friends. SXU students, staff, faculty, community members, and Ixchel’s family will gather together on Thursday, Oct.30 at 3:30 p.m. in the McDonough Chapel…