THE MONTH IN PHOTOS
seniors

SUDDENLY SENIORS

Members of the Class of 2008 show off their smiles and the caps and gowns they got to wear for the first time during the official investiture of seniors – a regular highlight of the Annual Founder’s Day Convocation. 

 photo by Irving Johnson III

alum LONG WAY HOME

Wallace Baptiste '38 of Oakland, Calif., receives a warm welcome from LaJuana Chenier '88, associate V.P. for development, and Lakeysha Arthur, interim alumni director, during the  91 year-old alum's trip to New Orleans to personally deliver his annual fund contribution to his alma mater! 

 photo by Irving Johnson III
cannes CANNES

Walter Harris, director of the American Pavilion student internship program for the Cannes International Film Festival, on a campus recruiting trip, re-visits with some recent program participants: (L-R) Mary Hill '06 and senior mass communication majors Whitney Lanum of Wheaton, Md. (Good Counsel High) and Michael Sanders of Destrehan, La. (Destrehan High).

 photo by Irving Johnson III
walgreens WALGREEN CEO VISIT

Jeffrey Rein, chairman and CEO of the Walgreen Company, visits the XU campus to talk to the College of Pharmacy students who conducted diabetes testing in connection with the opening of the company’s newest Walgreens store on Carrollton Avenue.

 photo by Irving Johnson III
exercise

MAKES A BODY FEEL GOOD

{L-R] Tyeshia Boyle, a junior psychology/pre-med major from St. Francis, Wisc. (St. Francis High), and Lindsay Ross, a junior biology/pre-med major from Dallas, Texas (Health Professions HIgh), work up a sweat on their respective treadmills in XU South's new Exercise Center.

 photo by Irving Johnson III

pfizer PFIZER VISIT

[ L to R] Senior business majors Christina Gilbert of West Des Moines, Ia. (Valley High) and Candyce Chenier of LaHabra, Calif. (LaHabra High) engage in an animated discussion with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals representative Steven Kavanagh during his visit to the XU campus.

 photo by Irving Johnson III
michaelwhite CITY AMBASSADORS

Dr. Michael White ’76, jazz musician/historian, XU professor of Spanish and one of New Orleans’ so-called Fleur-de-Lis ambassadors, visits with NBC news anchor Brian Williams during a trip to New York to promote the Crescent City. Click HERE for the complete story.

photo courtesy of Peter Mayer PR
 
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