SXU awarded $12,000 grant to support campus mentoring program

The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and Arts recently awarded Saint Xavier University a $12,000 grant to support a campus mentoring program. “Mentoring for a Mission: The Mercy Scholars Program” invites a select group of faculty to deepen their understandings of their own faith and religious traditions, to consider how each is connected to their…

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SXU student voices heard at MAP grant rally in Springfield

(Right) Saint Xavier University students with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in Springfield. The students attended a rally successfully urging State Legislators to provide additional funding for Monetary Award Program grants. A Saint Xavier University student group took part in a rally urging Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois Legislature to provide additional funding for Monetary…

SXU receives more than $250,000 federal grant to support bilingual English-Spanish speech-language pathology program

Saint Xavier University has received a two-year, $256,490 federal grant to support graduate-level academic offerings for Hispanic American students. The two year-long Bilingual English-Spanish for Speech-Language Pathology (BEST for SLP) project will start in January, 2010, with grant funds covering 100 percent of the project costs. Professor Michael Flahive, Ph.D., of Saint Xavier’s Communication Sciences…

SXU receives more than $240,000 in federal grant money to implement textbook rental program

Saint Xavier University has received a two-year $242,560 federal grant to implement a textbook rental program for several general education courses. Students will be able to rent textbooks through the General Education Curriculum Textbook Rental Program beginning in the 2010 fall semester. The grant money will supply about 2,100 rental books for some of the…