THE MONTH IN PICTURES
pharmacy

GETTING AHEAD

Participants in this summer’s XU PharmPrep Program – (L-R) Jailesci Williamson of Geismar LA (Dutchtown High), Keturah Crease of Pearland TX (Dawson High), Kaitlyn Cayette of Donaldsonville LA (Donaldsonville High), and Colby Williams of Houston TX (Cypress falls High) – help brighten up the campus with their smiles. The four-week program helps prepare incoming freshman for the rigors of their first year in the chemistry/pre-pharmacy program.

photo courtesy Sondra Reine (Admissions)

state

CAPITIOL IDEA

The Louisiana State Legislature commended the Xavier women's tennis team for its accomplishments in 2013-14, declaring June 2, 2014, as “Xavier Gold Nuggets Day”. On hand for the occasion were: (L-R) Brandi Nelson, Carmen Nelson, coach Alan Green, bill sponsor State Rep. Walt Leger, Kourtney Howell, athletic director Jason Horn, and Sha'Nel Bruins.

photo courtesy Athletics

garden

TAKING IN THE SIGHTS

Students participating in a special summer study aboard program at Hebei University in China via the Confucius Institute at Xavier take time see the sights, including wandering through a Lotus Garden. (L-R) Rayya Hunter, Chandler Schexnayder, Amber Douglass, McKenzie Moses, DiQuan Forcell, Ashley Douglass, Reginald Alex, Kevin Lam, Ahmad Kazi, and D’Undira Taylor.

photo courtesy Confucius Institute

mathstar

A NUMBERS GAME

Participants in this summer’s MathStar program – (L-R) Korinn Lloyd, Darren Ferrier, Alex Williams, and Larry Davis – proudly show off their special T-shirts during a break from their activity-filled day. The pre-college offering represents just one segment of Xavier’s popular BP STEM Summer Institute, which also includes MathStar, BioStar, ChemStar, the LEAP/Summer Scholars Program, and Exploring Computer Science.

photo by Irving Johnson III

biostar

JUST CHILLIN

Participants in this summer’s BioStar program – (L-R) Kayla Small, Johnathan Radcliff, Jared Pratt, and Raven Riley – enjoy the sunny weather and sport their special T-shirts during a break from their activity-filled day. The pre-college offering represents just one segment of Xavier’s popular BP STEM Summer Institute, which also includes MathStar, BioStar, ChemStar, the LEAP/Summer Scholars Program, and Exploring Computer Science.

photo by Irving Johnson III

costa rica

OUT AND ABOUT

Nine XU students participating in a faculty-led summer study abroad language program in Costa Rica – (L-R, front row) Breona Cole, Tyria Combs, Amber Domingue, Kennedi Crosby, Destinee Robinson, Faith Joseph, and Saleemah Glover; (back row) Jordon Coward and Kamrin Johnson – take in the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica in the capital city during a break from their studies.

photo courtesy of Giti Farudi

bb

HEAD TO HEAD

Gold Rush head basketball coach Dannton Jackson watches as two participants in the 2nd Annual DJ Hoops Skills Academy Basketball Camp square off in a dribbling drill. The week-long camp offered an exciting and athletic skill building experience for boys ages 7 to 16.


photo by Irving Johnson III

education

X MARKS THE SPOT


Dr. Rosalind Hale ‘69, professor in the Division of Education and Counseling, shows off her Xavier spirit in the Forbidden City in Beijing as she leads a delegation of nine school administrators visiting schools in China under the auspice of Xavier's Confucius Institute.

photo courtesy Dr. Rosalind Hale '69 (Education)

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