2014 Campus Safety and Security Data Collection

By law (the Clery Act), Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Public Safety Department compiles and submits an annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The 2014 annual report has been completed and the information will be available on the Public Safety web page on Wednesday, Oct.1, 2014. For further information, please refer to the public safety web…

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SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for September, 2014: Dianna Harrigan

Saint Xavier University (SXU) has partnered with WGN-TV Chicago to highlight the Teacher of the Month program, which honors educators who make a difference in their communities. The program recognizes outstanding kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school, vocational, and special education teachers in Chicagoland and northwest Indiana. Dianna Harrigan is the Sauk Elementary School’s choir…

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SXU to Host “Comics for Cougars” as part of 2014 Homecoming Celebration – Thursday, Sept. 25

In honor of Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) 2014 Homecoming Celebration, Comics for Cougars, will be held at the Shannon Athletic Center Auxiliary Gymnasium on Thursday, Sept. 25. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the reception is at 7 p.m., and performances begin at 8 p.m. SXU alumni and friends will enjoy local comedians Pat McGann (who appeared…

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SXU’s Graziano Marcheschi discusses the Selection of the New Archbishop of Chicago

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Vice President of University Ministry Graziano Marcheschi was interviewed on numerous TV stations in regards to the surprise decision to name Bishop Blase Cupich as the new Archbishop of Chicago. ABC7′s Eric Horng interviewed him on Friday, Sept. 19; ABC7′s Alan Krashesky interview him on Saturday, Sept. 20; ABC7′s Stacey Baca and Terrell…

Congratulations to SXU’s Cathie Saunders for Winning the American Graphic Design Award of Excellence

Congratulations to Catherine Ruggie Saunders, associate professor in SXU’s Visual Arts Center (VAC), who recently published a book titled “For the Love of Letterpress“ that was awarded a 2014 American Graphic Design Award of Excellence from Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). The following paragraph describes this competition and GDUSA: “For five decades Graphic Design USA has…

Dr. Meg Carroll Presents Workshops for Faculty and Paraprofessionals at Stone Scholastic Academy

School of Education Professor Meg Carroll conducted a series of workshops over two full days on Tuesday, Aug. 26 and 28. The workshops were presented to faculty and paraprofessionals at Stone Scholastic Academy, a Chicago public elementary school in the West Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.The topics for teacher workshops included co-teaching; differentiation of instruction…

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Professors Robinson and Reinhart Publish E-Textbook on Mobile Teaching

Saint Xavier University Professors Renee Robinson, Ph.D. and Julie Reinhart, Ph.D., recently published an e-book titled “Digital Thinking and Mobile Teaching: Communicating, Collaborating & Constructing in an Access Age.”  The textbook explores how mobile devices can be incorporated into learning environments to promote digitally rich curricula. The e-textbook is free online at bookboon.com. Abstract “Regardless of…