Upcoming events

Louisiana - China Economic Forum

November 20th, 2015

College of Pharmacy Auditorium, Building 5, 107


  • 8-9, registration, breakfast
  • 9-9:50, Session 1 - opening remarks by Xavier President Dr. C. Reynold Verret; contextual theme (the Louisiana economic and investment environment, tax incentives, economic initiatives in attracting external investments, etc.).
  • 10-10:50, Session 2 - operational: the operation of businesses and industries, including networks, services, labor dispute, tax issues, public relations, and etc.
  • 10:50-11:10, Coffee break
  • 11:10-12:00, Session 3 - job opportunities and workforce preparation: economic exchanges with China (including investments from China, import, and export), and the kind of skillsets students should have in preparing for these opportunities.  
  • 12:30pm, lunch off campus

Committed Speakers/Agencies

  • Charles Goebel, Plant Manager, Yuhuang Chemical Inc.
  • Tim Francis, Of Council, Sher Garner Law Firm
  • Suchitra Satpathi, Director of State, International Affairs & Boards and Commissions, Office of the Mayor, New Orleans
  • Janine Mansour, Deputy Chief Commercial Officer, Port of New Olreans
  • Dr. Donald Lien, Richard S. Liu Distinguished Chair in Business, University of Texas, San Antonio
  • Dr. Wei-Ping Pan, Assistant to the President and Sumpter Professor of Chemistry, Western Kentucky University
  • Karl Turner, President, A La Carte Special Foods
  • Dr. Jose Bautista, Professor, Business; J.P. Morgan Chase Endowed Professor of Economics.  Director, Xavier Center for Economic Education 
  • Lasana Cambrice, Executive Director, Office of Career Advancement Center, Xavier.  On our students preparation for future jobs


Art of China and Japan

A lecture by Lisa Rotondo-McCord of the New Orleans Museum of Art


Administration Auditorium

Refreshments will be served


Tai Chi Class

Thursdays, 8:00 am - 8:50 am, New Gym, second floor exercise room

Fan Dance practice






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