THE MONTH IN PICTURES
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XU-DU RIVALRY

Junior forward Denzell Erves of Vicksburg MS is fouled by a Dillard player as he goes up for a basket in the Gold Rush’s 64-37 conference win over their cross town rivals in the last game of the series to be played at the Barn. The Nuggets made it a sweep, beating the Dillard women 74-60. Next season Xavier will play in its new CAC arena.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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RED TAILS

Calvin Moret (center), the last surviving New Orleans member of the famous Tuskegee airmen, reflects on his 2007 Congressional Gold Medal and other artifacts with students during a visit to Dr. Silas Lee III’s sociology class. . Looking on intently are (from left) Julien Grayer, Domonique Bartley, Hakeem Rashid, Evan Pipion, Joan Ulmer, Dr. Farrah Gafford, and Lee.

photo by Irving Johnson III

johnson HOMETOWN ALUM HONORED

Harry Johnson '77, president of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, (left) accepts a plaque from Randall McHenry '86, president of the Houston XU Alumni Chapter, during the chapter's annual Mardi Gras in December. Johnson, a partner in the Texas city’s Law Office of Glenn and Johnson, was recognized for his leadership role in the creation of and the funding for the National MLK Memorial in Washington DC.

photo by Irving Johnson III
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HELPING HAND

Consultant Julia Wilson, CEO/Founder of Wilson Global Communications, is awarded a plaque from XU Senior VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Loren Blanchard and President Norman Francis during the Faculty Institute in appreciation for her leadership and service in the establishment of Xavier’s Confucius Institute. Dr. Monique Guillory, XU Special Assistant to the Administration, received similar recognition.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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IT HAPPENS AT XAVIER

From August 2011 through January 2012 the University ran a media campaign in the Times-Picayune newspaper featuring a weekly one-half page color ad highlighting a key Xavier activity, event or profile.

See all 25 ads HERE.

photo by Irving Johnson III
graphics by Kay Johnson
concept by Dr. Ken St. Charles

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