CPR Basic Life Support Instruction

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare provider’s course is to train participants to save lives of victims in cardiac arrest through high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The first course is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19 from 8 a.m. to noon in Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Campus Media Center. The American Heart Association designed the course to…

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News & TV Alert: SXU’s Commencement Speaker Dr. Jason Canner featured on DNAinfo Chicago, CBS 2 and NBC 5 Chicago

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) 2015 Commencement speaker, Dr. Jason Canner, physician and head of pediatric hematology-oncology at Advocate Children’s Hospital, received an honorary degree and delivered the Commencement address to the graduates of SXU’s School of Education (SOE) and School of Nursing (SON) on Saturday, May 9 on the University’s Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd…

Staff Council Award Nominations

Know of a staff member that has gone above and beyond?  Both of the following awards can have staff nominated by a fellow staff member, faculty, or student. The President’s Recognition Award recognizes a staff member who continuously displays the University’s core values in their work.  The winner is chosen by President Wiseman and will…

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SXU’s Florence Appel Receives Grant from Google

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Department of Computer Science Professor Florence Appel, Ph.D., recently received a $5,000 grant from Google and the Tides Foundation to further develop her teaching from a lecture and lab model to a group-based model using Process-Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) pedagogy. POGIL is an approach that explicitly emphasizes the development of…