SXU students meet with state legislators to fight for MAP grants at Private College Student Lobby Day

Seven Saint Xavier University students recently discussed with state legislators in Springfield, Ill. the crucial importance of Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants during a Private College Student Lobby Day. Students met with State Sen. Edward Maloney (D-Chicago) and State Representatives Kelly Burke (D-36th), Bill Cunningham (D-35th), and Renee Kosel (R-81st). The students were encouraged to…

Local SXU School of Education students win scholarships

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education is pleased to announce the winners of the Binder, Davis, Gallagher, Leake, Malin, and McGuire Scholarships. The Dr. Dorothy Binder Endowed Graduate Scholarship is funded by donations in honor of the late Dr. Binder. It was awarded to Leah Coleman of Evergreen Park, of the graduate Educational Administration program.…

SXU launches new peer-mentoring project for students

Saint Xavier University recently launched a new peer-mentoring project designed to help younger students adjust to campus life. The Encore! project was developed to help freshmen and sophomores experience optimal adjustment to college life—academically, socially and personally. Ten academically successful juniors and seniors will each be assigned three protégés whom they will personally assist throughout…