GRACIOUS GIFT: Alumna Myrna Ruiz Malveaux '63 (seated) and family members (standing, L-R) Suzanne, Dr. Floyd, Greg, and Suzette are greeted by XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis following Mass in the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel during Alumni Homecoming. The family marked the occasion of Myrna's 50th Class Reunion by announcing the establishment of a $100,000 Endowed Scholarship in Education.
STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP: Gregory Jones, a junior political science major from Rockville IL (Auburn High School), has been awarded a 2014 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for study abroad valued at $3,500, which he will use to study at Richmond University in London, England, this coming Spring.
EVERY DAY A MIRACLE:President Dr. Norman C. Francis '52 and Terrance Osborne '00 display a newly double-signed print of the highly-acclaimed artist’s specially-commissioned rendering of the Xavier campus, “Every Day a Miracle”. Copies are available for purchase HERE.
SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT: XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis (center) hangs out backstage with Motown superstars (L-R) The Commodores - Walter Orange, J.D. Nicholas, and William King - and legendary comedian Bill Cosby just prior to the 6th Annual NCF Endowed Scholarship Concert, held for the first time in the new Convocation Center.
CAMPUS QUEEN: Miss Xavier 2013-14, Donielle Williams of Fayetteville GA, waves to her subjects in a packed University Ballroom as her parents and XU President Dr. Norman Francis look on after being crowned during the annual University Ball & Coronation.
HISTORIC FIRST: (seated, L-R) XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's National President Dr. Michele Nealon-Woods sign a historic agreement launching a Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program on the Xavier campus to begin in the fall semester of 2014. Looking on are: (standing, L-R) XU reps Dr. Anil Kukreja, Dr. Marguerite Giguette, Dr. Elliott Hammer, and Dr. Loren Blanchard, and TCSPP reps Dr. Christoph Leonhard, Darryl Lycett, and Dr. Patricia Arredondo.
TOP ALUM: Frederick Carter '69 (second from left) accepts the 2013 Victor H. Labat Alumnus of the Year award from (L-R) XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis '52, Michael Labat '63, and National Alumni President Vivian Broussard Guillory '75 at the annual Homecoming Gala. The annual celebration drew a sellout crowd to the University Center Ballroom.