SXU Prof. Eileen Knight Ties the Common Core to Everyday Math Activities in the Classroom

Saint Xavier University School of Education Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., worked with teachers at St. Therese Chinese Catholic School on Thursday, Oct. 16 to embed the Common Core State Standards into their everyday Math Curriculum. They accomplished this through the use of Centers in the early grades and through the use of technology such as…

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…

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SXU Hosts Ninth annual Breakfast with Your Legislators – Thursday, Nov. 13

Saint Xavier University (SXU) will host the Ninth annual Breakfast with Your Legislators on Thursday, Nov. 13 where local business professionals are invited to meet and mingle with Chicagoland elected officials on SXU’s Chicago campus located at 3700 W. 103rd Street. Elected officials scheduled to attend include the following: State Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18th), State Rep. Kelly…