THE MONTH IN PICTURES
chefs

AT YOUR SERVICE

Senior administrator-turned chef-for-the-day Calvin Tregre (left) muscles past fellow VP Joseph Byrd and real-life Sodexho Chef Sirk Burras to secure some ingredients during the Quickfire Challenge held in the XU Dining Hall.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

 

morocco

ROUND THE WORLD

Hind Ohmani (center), a Fulbright teaching assistant in Xavier’s Arabic program, dressed in native Moroccan garb, chats with Winston Boyd, a sophomore English major from New Orleans (McDonogh 35) and Carla Samuel, senior theology major from Baton Rouge LA (Baton Rouge High), following a special presentation on life and culture in the northwest African nation. The program included a Moroccan buffet, a powerpoint presentation, music, a poster display and objects d'art from Morocco. 

Photo by Irving Johnson III

cancer

GROUNDBREAKING

President Norman Francis makes remarks at the ground-breaking for the Louisiana Cancer Research Center, which will house a consortium uniting the efforts of LSU, Tulane and Xavier to develop breakthroughs in cancer treatment. The 10-story complex, expected to open in 2011, is on Tulane Avenue.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

study

FINALS STUDY GROUP

Following a time-honored college tradition, junior biology/pre-med majors (clockwise from bottom left) Leah Louisville of San Antonio TX (Earl Warren High), Cameron Williams of Temecula CA (Temecula High), Candace Hopgood of Normal IL (North Community West High) and Takeya Shanks of Springdale MD (Charles Flowers High) got together and hit the books extra hard when final exam time arrived.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

philly

RECRUITING IN PHILLY

Prospective future Xavierites pack a Xavier Open House hosted by the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter for students from Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey who applied for admission for Fall 2009. The event was moderated by Dr. Kenneth Boutte, Dean of Freshman Studies, and held at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in the Bensalem, PA.

Photo Courtesy Philadelphia Alumni Chapter

 

pharmacy

AND NOW PRESENTING

Four College of Pharmacy graduates and students - (from left) Dr. Katura Thomas '08, Dr. Shandrika Williams '08, Dr. Christina Victor '07 and Dr. Holly Breaux '08 - made platform presentations at the Alcade XXIII, Southwest Leaderhip Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows and Preceptors.

Photo Courtesy Dr. Conchetta White Fulton

linden

40 YEARS AND COUNTING

Long-time theology professor Fr. Phillip Linden, Jr., S.S.J., (right) shares a moment with his good friend and colleague, Fr. Joseph Doyle, S.S.J., president of St. Augustine High School, and XU President Norman Francis during a Eucharistic Celebration of his 40 years in the priesthood.

Photo by Carol Dotson '82

business

BUSINESS COMPETITION

Terry Scott, CEO of Scott Management Team DBA McDonald's Restaurant, (holding plaque) congratulates the winners of the XU Entrepreneurship Institute's campus-wide student business competition, including (from left) Verina Walker, Bretton LeFlore, Aaron Burgess, Jarroid Warner, Scott, Dominique Payne, Lawrence Chambers, Kory Twaites and Alexandra Broussard.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

medallion

 

FACULTY EXCELLENCE

During the commencement ceremony, the faculty members will receive a medallion specially designed and minted to convey this distinctive honor. The medal was created by art department faculty member Ron Bechet.

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