THE MONTH IN PICTURES
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RITES OF SUMMER

Certificate and master’s degree graduates of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies – (at left) Evelyn Wells, Fr. Marcos Leon-Angulo, (at right) Audrey Browder and Tipp Harris – celebrate with IBCS director Dr./Sr. Jamie T. Phelps OP, and XU President Dr. Norman Francis following the conclusion of this year’s summer program.

photo by Irving Johnson III

olympics WACKY OLYMPICS

(L to R) Freshmen Alexys Nunn, Kierra Barnes and Taylor Boyce take a breather from the frenzied action of the annual Wacky Olympics, one of social highlights of New Student Orientation. Close to 800 freshmen are participating in the week-long program.

photo by Irving Johnson III
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MOVING IN DAY

Incoming chemistry/pre-pharmacy freshman Devinn Rolland of Harvey LA (Cabrini High) gets an assist from her parents, Garry and Kaye Rolland, as she moves her personal belongings into St. Katharine Drexel Residence Hall on the first day of New Student Orientation.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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CAMP VICTORY VOLUNTEERS

College of Pharmacy faculty and student volunteers – (back row, L-R) Tommy Maestri of Metairie LA (Jesuit High), Kayla Guerra of St. Bernard LA (Andrew Jackson High), Jessica Olivier of Kenner LA (Andrew Jackson High), Dr. Jessica Johnson, and Emily Gray of Baton Rouge LA (St. Joseph’s Academy);  (front) Dr. Lori Crawford and Dr. Joe LaRochelle – take a break from activities at Camp Victory in Leesville LA, where they served as medical support staff for a summer camp for children with Type 1 diabetes.

photo by Debra Pete, courtesy of Dr. Joe LaRochelle

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SPEECH PATH IN NICARAGUA

Five senior Speech Pathology majors – (from left) Joy Sorells of Jacksonville FL (Paxon High), Yaesha Joseph of Schriever LA (H.L. Bourgeois High), Kirsten Smith of Montgomery AL (Robert E. Lee High), Diana DiStefano of Metairie LA (East Jefferson High) and Courtney Brookes of Baton Rouge LA (Redemptorist High) – and Dr. Nancy Martino interact with a local student in Granada, where they spent two weeks doing developmental speech and language evaluations and hearing screenings for special schools, orphanages, and clinics.

photo courtesy Dr. Nancy Martino

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YEARBOOK TRAINING

Student editors and their advisers gathered on campus for a two-day yearbook leadership seminar, including (front row, L-R) Liza Georges and Sophie Leopold of Metairie Park Country Day School, Ariel Williams and Marisa Bardwell of Hosanna Christian Academy, and (back row) The Recognition Company president Bill Myers, XU Director of Student Publications Melinda Shelton, Walsworth Co. representative Jaclyn Jorgensen, Trina Derenbecker of Metairie Park Country Day School, Nicole Morello of Parkview Baptist School, and Natalie Chiro and Christy Mackiewicz (Hosanna Christian Academy).

photo by Irving Johnson III

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