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XAVIER eBULLETIN – No. 553 – May 30, 2016

The Week in Brief:

- Hurricane Season / Emergency Communications Checkup
- Summer Session III
- Give. Love. Xavier Day June 7
- SBS Celebrate 125th Anniversary
- Student Health Insurance Fall 2016 waiver
- Medical School Applications Now Open
- Xavier in the News

Hurricane Season / Emergency Communications Checkup

Hurricane Season begins WEDNESDAY (June 01). All staff, faculty, and students are encouraged to make sure your contact information in XULA Banner Web is up-to-date so you can receive emergency communications and other time-sensitive notifications via personalized voice messages, text messages, email, and other receiving devices. Just visit your online Banner Web account to update your information, making sure you provide a personal cell phone number and a preferred personal email address. Visit HERE to get started. Xavier administrators and staff remain vigilant throughout the season and will communicate with all if a potential threat arises.  Please review our policies and procedures HERE. It’s time to be prepared.

Summer Session III

Summer Session III classes begin June 06. Visit HERE for more info.

2016 Give. Love. Xavier Day Online Fundraiser Seeks 3,000 Individual Donors

Xavier will hold its fourth annual online, social media-driven fundraising event – “Give. Love. Xavier Day – June 07 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The event invites alumni and friends to come together for one day to show their support for the University with financial contributions. Visit HERE for more info.

SBS Celebrates 125th Anniversary

The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament invite the XU community to join them in celebrating 125 years as an order July 9-10. Visit HERE for more info.

Student Health Insurance Fall 2016 Waiver

Student Health Insurance Fall 2016 waiver site @ gallagherstudent.com is open NOW through Sept. 12, 2016.

Medical School Applications Now Open

Students who plan on applying to medical school during summer 2016 for entry in 2017 via the American Medical College Application Service, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service, and/or the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service should begin actively working on the online applications NOW! Please be sure to continue checking your email DAILY for messages from the Premed Office regarding completing and submitting health professions school applications, submitting letters of evaluation, etc. Be advised that the Premed Office encourages students to submit their medical, dental, etc. applications no later than July 2016 for entry in 2017.

Xavier in the News

AOL - This Entire Family Just Graduated in the Class of 2016 — And the Photo Is Going
ViralGo 386.com - UF Med School Graduates 1st Black Legacy [Dr. Luther St. James IV ‘09]

[What is the eBulletin? How do I get my news included?]

The weekly eBulletin has been designated by the University Administration as THE official vehicle for communicating non-urgent announcements and info to XU faculty, staff, and students. It is usually distributed before noon each Friday, covering the upcoming week (Monday-Sunday). If you have an announcement or info about a campus event that you wish to submit for inclusion, please send it to xunews@xula.edu or rtucker@xula.edu. Deadline for all submissions is 10:00 p.m. Thursday.

XAVIER eBULLETIN – No. 552 – May 23, 2016

The Week in Brief:
- Summer Sessions I
- Give. Love. Xavier Day June 7
- SBS Celebrate 125th Anniversary
- Student Health Insurance Fall 2016 waiver
- Medical School Applications Now Open
- Xavier in the News

Summer Sessions I
Summer Session I classes begin May 24. Visit HERE for more info.

2016 Give. Love. Xavier Day Online Fundraiser Seeks 3,000 Individual Donors
Xavier will hold its fourth annual online, social media-driven fundraising event, “Give. Love. Xavier Day” on June 07, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The event invites alumni and friends to come together for one day to show their support for the University with financial contributions. Visit HERE for more info.

SBS Celebrates 125th Anniversary
The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament invite the XU community to join them in celebrating 125 years as an order July 9-10. Visit HERE for more info.

Student Health Insurance Fall 2016 Waiver
Student Health Insurance Fall 2016 waiver site @ gallagherstudent.com is open NOW through Sept. 12, 2016.

Medical School Applications Now Open
Students who plan on applying to medical school during summer 2016 for entry in 2017 via the American Medical College Application Service, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service, and/or the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service should begin actively working on the online applications NOW! Please be sure to continue checking your email DAILY for messages from the Premed Office regarding completing and submitting health professions school applications, submitting letters of evaluation, etc. Be advised that the Premed Office encourages students to submit their medical, dental, etc. applications no later than July 2016 for entry in 2017.

Xavier in the News
Haitian Roundtable - Outstanding Haitian-Americans Recognized [Dr. Reynold Verret]
College Choice Ranks XULA No. 6 HBCU
XU's Green chosen ITA/NAIA National Coach of the Year
Men's Tennis Advances to NAIA Semifinals
Gold Nuggets Qualify for Nationals in 1,600 Relay
CAT Food #4 Among EdTech Magazine's Top 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs

[What is the eBulletin? How do I get my news included?]
The weekly eBulletin has been designated by the University Administration as THE official vehicle for communicating non-urgent announcements and info to XU faculty, staff, and students. It is usually distributed before noon each Friday, covering the upcoming week (Monday-Sunday). If you have an announcement or info about a campus event that you wish to submit for inclusion, please send it to xunews@xula.edu or rtucker@xula.edu. Deadline for all submissions is 10:00 p.m. Thursday.

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