THE MONTH IN PHOTOS
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JUST THE RIGHT TOUCH

Enthusiastic members of Xavier’s incoming Freshman class donned their new Class of 2011 baseball caps for the first time during the “capping” ceremonies, part of the University's week-long New Student Orientation program.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

whitecoat WHITE COATS

Tehmi Chassion of Lafayette, La. joins his first-year College of Pharmacy classmates in signing their professional oaths at the annual White Coat Ceremony during which the neophyte students received their first professional uniform - the white jacket - symbolizing ethical practice and signifying the beginning of their professional pharmacy educations.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

robinson JERSEY BOYS (AND GIRLS)

Tamara Robinson, founder and president of the New Jersey Advocates for Education, receives a personal tour of the campus from President Norman Francis.The Foundation, which recently donated $150,000 to XU’s endowed scholarship fund, was created by Malcolm and Tamara Robinson to support the academic endeavors of New Jersey area students. The Foundation is considering an ongoing relationship with the University that would encourage New Jersey area students to attend Xavier.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

demolition DEMOLITION MAN

Workers take down the old Campus Security building on the corner of Pine and Drexel Drive - one of 21 heavily hurricane-damaged buildings University officials hoped to have demolished by the end of the year. Plans call for replacing the old structures with modular homes for faculty and staff members.

photo by Irving Johnson III
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CHAPEL GIFTS

The Rev. Jeffery Ott, O.P., University chaplain, and Alesia Carmouche, a first-year pharmacy major and active Campus Ministry student volunteer from Houston, Texas, admire one of the new Stations of the Cross donated to Xavier as part of a complete sanctuary for the University Chapel by the parishioners of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sandusky, Ohio. Click HERE forthe complete story.

photo by Irving Johnson III

moving

MOVING DAY

Joshua Clark, a freshman from Houston , Texas , enlists the help of his dad, Mark Clark, as he moves his personal belongings into St. Michael's Residence Hall in anticipation of the week-long New Student Orientation program and the start of the fall semester.

photo by Irving Johnson III

alumnikids

ALL IN THE FAMILY

A pair of alumni parents are proud to have their roomate daughters follow them to their alma mater: (L to R) John Bovastro '88, India Keys, Felice Sanders Keys '86 & '89, and Janice Knight-Cooper '86 & '96 Lauren Cooper, Brent Cooper '84.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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SUMMER ARTS

Essence Jackson, a 6th grader from St. Rita’s, shows the needle-point “uptown”-style Mardi Gras Indian mini-costume she began working on during XU’s Mardi Gras Indian Summer Arts School to Chief Darryl Montana of the Yellow Pocahontas tribe at a special program-ending exhibition held in the Library Art Gallery. In the background is Essence’s finished “downtown”-style mini-costume.

photo by Irving Johnson III

 
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