THE MONTH IN PICTURES
openhouse EXPLORE XAVIER


XU Dean of Admissions Winston Brown greets Whitney Jackson (L) and a couple of her relatives - Jolethia Byers and Laurie Adams - during the special "explore Xavier" open house last week. More than 150 students, parents and relatives took advantage of the opportunity to get a first-hand look at what Xavier has to offer.

 photo by Irving Johnson III
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AN iPOD FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

William Donald (center), a sophomore biology/premed major from West Point MS, who was randomly selected from Xavier's 2007 NSSE respondents to win a 30GB iPod, is congratulated by Members of the Office of Planning and Institutional Research staff, including (L-R) Nedra Kelly, Treva Lee, Ronald Durnford and Allen Gale. XU students are encouraged to check their Xavier e-mail accounts for an opportunity to participate in the 2008 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and have a chance to win an 80GB iPod! For more info visit HERE.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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BUSINESS LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

Division of Business students participated in a luncheon program on Leadership and Public Values held at the World Trade Center, New Orleans featuring Ambassador James A. Joseph, former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa, and founder of the Center for Leadership and Public Values at Duke University. (L to R)  Kamal Nkele, XU Professor John Mitchell, Giselle Rouson, Ambassador Joseph, Meka Francis, Morgan Galbreth, Bryttannie Mason, Aften Amey and Nicole Henderson.

photo courtesy Business Department

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MARDI GRAS ART

Organizer Connie Tregre '73, poses in front of one of the unique artworks depicting the rich heritage of the Mardi Gras Indians which were displayed in the XU Library Gallery during a fundraiser to help to continue the work of the individual or tribe represented in the paintings.

 photo by Irving Johnson III

ymtf YMTF/BEEP

Ian P. Heisser ’95, (center) a software developer for the Microsoft Corporation and the 2008 Industry Chairperson for Xavier's Youth Motivational Task Force/Black Executive Exchange Program (YMTF/BEEP), congratulates some the XU students who won Microsoft messenger bags and backpacks as door prizes at two of the week's social events.

 photo by Irving Johnson III
admissions DECISION TIME


Interest in Xavier is up this year as high school seniors across the nation – including this group visiting the Academic Science Building Addition lobby during an official tour of the campus – make their decisions on what college to attend. Applications to XU are at pre-Katrina levels.

 photo by Irving Johnson III
 
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