SXU’s Graham Peck speaks at Stephen A. Douglas Commemoration

While most classes at Saint Xavier University (SXU) may be done for the summer, faculty members still manage to find opportunities for involvement in their areas of expertise. In the beginning of June, SXU History Professor Graham Peck delivered a lecture on Stephen A. Douglas, who is remembered as an influential politician in Illinois. Stephen…

SXU’s Christopher Chalokwu receives Geoscience Medal from Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Professor of Geochemistry and Physical Science Christopher I. Chalokwu, Ph.D., FGS, FGSA, is the recipient of the NMGS/MOSUNMOLU/IFATUROTI Medal from the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society. The award ceremony was held in Abuja in March. According to the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, “This award is given to any Mining Engineer/Earth…

SXU and WGN-TV’s Teacher of the Month for June: Melissa Rose

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. Melissa Rose is a math teacher at Oak…

SXU alumna receives Golden Apple Leadership Award

Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumni are known for creating powerful impacts through their acts of service as they carry out the University’s mission. Phyllis Cavallone-Jurek, SXU alumna, has proved that a passion for service is a rewarding experience. Cavallone-Jurek is the principal at St. Therese Chinese Catholic School in Chicago. Recently, the Golden Apple Foundation…

SXU featured in CVS Health Report

CVS Health recently released its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, featuring Saint Xavier University (SXU) for its new tobacco-free campus policy. Colleges and universities across the country have begun to boot tobacco from their property. In 2016, SXU was among 20 schools given grants by the CVS Health Foundation, with the mission of promoting…