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1902XAVIER eBULLETIN - No. 488 - January 26, 2015

The Week in Brief:

- Explore Xavier Open House
- Catholic Relief Services in Haiti
- Study Abroad Week
- Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance
- Books into Film
- STEM Educational Engagement
- Passport Fair
- Bakari Kitwana Lecture
- GRE Workshop
- XULAneXUS Spring Submissions Deadline
- Callers Needed for XU Alumni Phonathon
- Writing Center Workshops
- U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship
- McNair Scholar Search
- Spring Career Expo
- International Honor Society in Philosophy
- Understanding Rehabilitation Counseling
- Health Disparities Conference Student Poster Competition
- Tai Chi Classes
- Freshman Premed Meeting
- Sophomore Premed Assessment Meetings
- Other Campus Events
- XU in the News

Explore Xavier Open House

The Office of Admissions will hold an Explore Xavier Open House for prospective students, counselors, and parents THURSDAY (Jan. 29) from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The session begins at the XU Convocation Annex, third floor. For more info call 520-7388 or email apply@xula.edu.

Catholic Relief Services in Haiti

Dr. Jude Banatte, Head of Programming for Catholic Relief Services in Haiti, will present a lecture, “5 Years after the Earthquake”, MONDAY (Jan. 26) at 7:00 p.m. in the College of Pharmacy’s Qatar Pavilion. The event is free and open to the public.

Study Abroad Week

The Center for Intercultural and International Programs will host Study Abroad Week TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY (Jan. 27-28). Events include the Annual Study Abroad Fair featuring representatives from more than 100 international programs, as well as interest and informational sessions. Visit HERE for more details or call 520-5491.

Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance

The Core Ensemble will present a concert, Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance WEDNESDAY (Jan. 28) at 6:30 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall. Visit HERE for more info.

Books into Film

Books into Film opens Season 5 THURSDAY (Jan. 29) at 6:00 p.m. in the University Center 2nd floor lounge with the 1967 drama Reflections of a Golden Eye based on the novel by Carson McCullers. The tag line for the movie poster says it all: "In the loosest sense he is her husband . . . and in the loosest way she is his wife!" Dr. Wyndy Ludwikowski (Psychology) will introduce the film, which stars Marlon Brandon and Elizabeth Taylor. Pizza from Theo's will be provided and special prizes will be awarded. All members of the XU community are invited to attend.

STEM Educational Engagement

Students interested in learning about Robert Noyce STEM Educational Engagement scholarship and internship opportunities should attend an informational meeting TUESDAY (Jan. 27) at 12:15 p.m. in the University Center Room 205C. For more info contact the Grad Star/McNair Program Office at 520-7536.

Passport Fair

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will hold a Passport Fair WEDNESDAY (Jan. 28) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the University Center, First Floor. Visit HERE for more details.

Bakari Kitwana Lecture

Journalist, activist, and political analyst Bakari Kitwana will deliver a lecture, “Love in a Time of Horror,” THURSDAY (Jan. 29) at 6:00 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities, is free and open to the public.

GRE Workshop

The Office of Graduate Placement and University Summer Programs is offering an eight-week intensive prep course for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) beginning SATURDAY (Jan. 31). The cost is $150 for XU students and $200 for faculty/staff. Visit HERE for details. Last day to sign up is FRIDAY (Jan. 30).

XULAneXUS Spring Submissions Deadline

All Xavier students are encouraged to submit their work to XULAneXUS for Volume 12, Issue 2, to be published in April 2015. Submission deadline is Feb. 20. All submissions are reviewed by an editorial board of faculty and students. Student authors work one-on-one with a faculty mentor in preparing and revising scholarly projects for submission and publication. All interested students should attend an informational session THURSDAY (Jan. 29) at 12:15 p.m. in Xavier South 201. Visit HERE for general submission info and HERE for submission guidelines.

Callers Needed for XU Alumni Phonathon

Looking to make a little extra cash while developing your communication skills and helping your University raise needed funds? Callers are needed for the XU Alumni Phonathon Feb. 21 through March 05. Visit HERE for details.

Writing Center Workshops

The Writing Resource Center is offering a workshop, “Brainstorming for an Essay“, TUESDAY (Jan. 27) at 5:00 p.m. in the St. Joseph Academic and Health Resources Center Room 106. Visit HERE for info on forthcoming workshops.

U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship

A representative from the U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program will be in the NCF Science Annex-1st floor WEDNESDAY (Jan. 28) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to speak with interested students. The list of recruitment visits that have been scheduled through the Premedical Office this semester (so far) is posted outside of the Premedical Office (NCF 108).

McNair Scholar Search

The Office of Graduate Placement is accepting applications for McNair Scholars NOW through Feb. 13. Selected students are eligible for travel, paid research ($2,800) and GRE workshops. Applicants must be junior status or below, be Pell Grant eligible, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and have a desire to pursue a Ph.D. in an underrepresented field of study. For more info stop by the Graduate Placement office in St. Joseph’s (Room 306) or visit HERE.

Spring Career Expo

The Spring Career Expo will be held Feb. 05 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Recruiters will be on hand to provide information about permanent positions, summer internships, and other career advice. Transportation to the career fair is available, visit HERE for details.  For additional info contact Marian Minnard at ext. 7364.

International Honor Society in Philosophy

The Philosophy Honor Society, Phi Sigma Tau, offers eligible students the distinction of membership, a network of over 180 chapters internationally, a forum to interact with other students interested in philosophy, the opportunity to publish in the Society’s journal and present papers at its conferences, and receipt of the Society’s publications including its careers bulletin. For information and spring 2015 membership, contact Dr. Thora Bayer, Dept. of Philosophy, x7479 or tibayer@xula.edu by Feb. 06.

Understanding Rehabilitation Counseling

An informational session, “Understanding Rehabilitation Counseling”, will be held Feb. 02 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Xavier South, Room 201. For more info visit HERE or contact Gerquel Bowman ’13 at gbowma@lsuhsc.edu.

Health Disparities Conference Student Poster Competition

Students are invited to submit entries in the Poster Competition for the College of Pharmacy's Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, Research and Education’s Eighth Health Disparities Conference, which will be held March 12–14, 2015 in New Orleans. Visit HERE for details. Abstracts are due FRIDAY (Jan. 30).

Tai Chi Classes

Reduce your stress level through the gentle practice of Tai Chi. Classes begin MONDAY (Jan. 26) from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the XU Fitness Center. Visit HERE for more details.

Freshman Premed Meeting

Freshman Premed Biomedical Honor Corps Meeting #14 will be held MONDAY (Jan. 26) at 4:15 p.m. OR 5:15 p.m. (attend either session) in NCF 105. All freshman and new transfer premeds are encouraged to attend all group and individual meetings planned for 2014-2015 (meeting schedule for Spring 2015 is available HERE). If you are unable to attend any premed meetings, please stop by the Premedical Office (NCF 108) to make them up.

Sophomore Premed Assessment Meetings

Students who plan on applying to medical, dental, etc. school in 2016 for entry in 2017 should sign-up for and complete the One-on-One Sophomore Assessment Meeting  in the Premedical Office. The sign-up list and required meeting documents are available in the Premedical Office (NCF 108) near the reception desk and detailed instructions were sent previously via email. Academic progress, AED Premed Honor Society membership, and early medical school acceptance program eligibility will be discussed. Go HERE to see what Sophomore Premeds should be doing this semester. Meetings will take place MONDAY (Jan. 26) through Feb. 27.

Other Campus Events

Fri (30) – African American Music Festival, 7:00 p.m., Recital Hall

XU in the News

Dean's List - Fall 2014
NOLA.com - Xavier President Norman Francis Receives 2015 St. Ives Award
Diverse Issues - Promoting and Maintaining Diversity in Pharmaceutical Education

[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 a.m. Friday.

1902XAVIER eBULLETIN - No. 487 - January 19, 2015

The Week in Brief:

- MLK Jr. Week for Peace Celebration
- Explore Xavier Open House
- GRE Workshop
- Writing Center Workshops
- McNair Scholar Search
- Junior School of Music
- Staff Institute
- Xavier Herald Spring Schedule
- Catholic Relief Services in Haiti
- Study Abroad Fair
- Core Ensemble
- Bakari Kitwana Lecture
- Biggest (Weight) Loser Contest
- Passport Fair
- Sophomore Premed Assessment Meetings
- Alpha Epsilon Delta Interest Meeting
- Other Campus Events
- XU in the News

MLK Jr. Week for Peace Celebration

Business executive, entrepreneur, film producer, television personality, news commentator, civil rights activist, and motivational speaker Michael Skolnik will deliver the keynote address at the annual MLK Convocation and Symposium THURSDAY (Jan. 22) at 6:30 p.m. in the University Center. It’s the featured event of the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week for Peace celebration MONDAY-FRIDAY (Jan. 19-23). All events [visit HERE for details] are free and open to the public.

Explore Xavier Open House

The Office of Admissions will hold an Explore Xavier Open House for prospective students, counselors, and parents Jan. 29 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The session begins at the XU Convocation Annex, third floor. For more info call 520-7388 or email apply@xula.edu.

GRE Workshop

The Office of Graduate Placement and University Summer Programs is offering an eight-week intensive prep course for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) beginning Jan. 31. The cost is $150 for XU students and $200 for faculty/staff. Visit HERE for details. Last day to sign up is Jan. 30.

Writing Center Workshops

The Writing Resource Center is offering five workshops in January and February, starting with “How to Study for Success in Writing-Intensive Courses” TUESDAY (Jan. 20) at 12:15 p.m. in the St. Joseph Academic and Health Resources Center Room 106. Visit HERE for more details.

McNair Scholar Search

The Office of Graduate Placement is accepting applications for McNair Scholars NOW through Feb. 13. Selected students are eligible for travel, paid research ($2,800) and GRE workshops. Applicants must be junior status or below, be Pell Grant eligible, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and have a desire to pursue a Ph.D. in an underrepresented field of study. For more info stop by the Graduate Placement office in St. Joseph’s (Room 306) or visit HERE.

Junior School of Music

Registration for the Junior School of Music will be held THURSDAY-FRIDAY (Jan. 22-23) from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Jan. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Programs being offered include Early Bird I (4 years-old and under), Early Bird II (ages 5-8), Applied Lessons (ages 9 and up), and Advanced private instruction and/or music theory (junior or senior high school). Tuition is $250 plus a $25 registration fee. For more info call 520-7588.

Staff Institute

The Staff Institute for spring 2015 will be held Jan. 22 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the UC Ballroom.

Xavier Herald Spring Schedule

The Xavier Herald has announced publication dates for the spring semester. Visit HERE for content submission deadlines and other details.

Catholic Relief Services in Haiti

Dr. Jude Banatte, Head of Programming for Catholic Relief Services in Haiti, will present a lecture, “5 Years after the Earthquake”, Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the College of Pharmacy’s Qatar Pavilion. The event is free and open to the public.

Study Abroad Fair

The Center for Intercultural and International Programs will host a Study Abroad Fair January 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the University Center, First Floor. More than 20 study abroad companies, representing more than 100 programs from around the world, will be available to talk to interested students. Call 520-5491 or visit the CIIP Office in St. Joseph’s Room 312 for more info.

Core Ensemble

The Core Ensemble will present a concert, Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall. Visit HERE for more info.

Bakari Kitwana Lecture

Journalist, activist, and political analyst Bakari Kitwana will deliver a lecture, “Love in a Time of Horror,” Jan. 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities, is free and open to the public.

Biggest (Weight) Loser Contest

Registration for the spring Biggest Loser Contest will be held begins TUESDAY-FRIDAY (Jan. 20-23) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the St. Joseph Resource Center, Suite 202. Visit HERE for more info.

Passport Fair

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will hold a Passport Fair Jan. 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the University Center, First Floor. Visit HERE for more details.

Sophomore Premed Assessment Meetings

Students who plan on applying to medical, dental, etc. school in 2016 for entry in 2017 should sign-up for and complete the One-on-One Sophomore Assessment Meeting  in the Premedical Office. The sign-up list and required meeting documents are available in the Premedical Office (NCF 108) near the reception desk and detailed instructions were sent previously via email. Academic progress, AED Premed Honor Society membership, and early medical school acceptance program eligibility will be discussed. Go HERE to see what Sophomore Premeds should be doing this semester. Meetings will take place Jan. 26 through Feb. 27.

Alpha Epsilon Delta Interest Meeting

Sophomore, junior, and senior premeds who are interested in joining Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) National Health Pre-Professional Honor Society, should attend the Interest Meeting WEDNESDAY (Jan. 21) at 5:00 p.m. in NCF 102. Please review the detailed membership consideration instructions that were sent via email to students whose email addresses are up-to-date in the Premed Office. Go HERE for AED information.

Other Campus Events

Mon (19) – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Mon (19) - Women’s/Men’s Basketball vs. SUNO, 5:30/7:30 p.m., Convocation Center

XU in the News

Clarion Herald - Pope Names Fernand Cheri III ('97) Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans
NOLA.com - Loren Blanchard, Top Xavier Administrator, to Join California State University

[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 a.m. Friday.

1902XAVIER eBULLETIN - No. 486 - January 12, 2015

The Week in Brief:

- MLK Jr. Week for Peace Celebration
- Explore Xavier Open House
- Writing Center Workshops
- U of South Alabama Med School DREAM Program
- McNair Scholar Search
- Last Chance for Cap & Gown Photos
- Junior School of Music
- Catholic Relief Services in Haiti
- Bakari Kitwana Lecture
- Freshman Premed Meeting
- Update Info in Premed Office
- New Premeds Sign-In with Premed Office
- Other Campus Events
- XU in the News

MLK Jr. Week for Peace Celebration

Business executive, entrepreneur, film producer, television personality, news commentator, civil rights activist, and motivational speaker Michael Skolnik will deliver the keynote address at the annual MLK Convocation and Symposium Jan. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the University Center. It’s the featured event of the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week for Peace celebration Jan. 19-23. All events [visit HERE for details] are free and open to the public.

Explore Xavier Open House

The Office of Admissions will hold an Explore Xavier Open House for prospective students, counselors, and parents Jan. 29 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The session begins at the XU Convocation Annex, third floor. For more info call 520-7388 or email apply@xula.edu.

Writing Center Workshops

The Writing Resource Center is offering five workshops in January and February, starting with “How to Study for Success in Writing-Intensive Courses” Jan. 20 at 12:15 p.m. in the St. Joseph Academic and Health Resources Center Room 106. Visit HERE for more details.

U of South Alabama Med School DREAM Program

A representative from the Diversity, Recruitment, and Enrichment for Admission into Medicine (DREAM) Summer Program at U of South Alabama Medical School in Mobile AL will conduct an information session THURSDAY (Jan. 15) at 4:30 p.m. in NCF 115. The list of recruitment visits that have been scheduled through the Premedical Office this semester (so far) is posted outside of the Premedical Office (NCF 108).

McNair Scholar Search

The Office of Graduate Placement is accepting applications for McNair Scholars NOW through Feb. 13. Selected students are eligible for travel, paid research ($2,800) and GRE workshops. Applicants must be junior status or below, be Pell Grant eligible, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and have a desire to pursue a Ph.D. in an underrepresented field of study. For more info stop by the Graduate Placement office in St. Joseph’s (Room 306) or visit HERE.

Last Chance for Cap & Gown Photos

Graduating seniors who have not had their cap a& gown photos taken for the Yearbook will have one last chance WEDNESDAY (Jan. 14) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the UC First Floor Gallery.

Junior School of Music

Registration for the Junior School of Music will be held Jan. 22-23 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Jan. 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Programs offered  include Early Bird I (4 years-old and under), Early Bird II (ages 5-8), Applied Lessons (ages 9 and up), and Advanced private instruction and/or music theory (junior or senior high school). Tuition is $250 plus a $25 registration fee. For more info call 520-7588.

Catholic Relief Services in Haiti

Dr. Jude Banatte, Head of Programming for Catholic Relief Services in Haiti, will present a lecture, “5 Years After the Earthquake”, Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the College of Pharmacy’s Qatar Pavilion. The event is free and open to the public.

Bakari Kitwana Lecture

Journalist, activist, and political analyst Bakari Kitwana will deliver a lecture, “Love in a Time of Horror,” Jan. 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities, is free and open to the public.

Freshman Premed Meeting

Freshman Premed Biomedical Honor Corps Meeting #13, the first meeting for Spring 2015,  will be held MONDAY (Jan. 12) at 4:15 p.m. OR 5:15 p.m. (attend either session) in NCF 105. All freshman and new transfer premeds are encouraged to attend all group and individual meetings planned for 2014-2015 (meeting schedule for spring 2015 is available HERE. If you are unable to attend any premed meetings, please stop by the Premedical Office (NCF 108) to make them up.

Update Info in Premed Office

Returning premeds who are NOT receiving advising emails from the Premed Office OR who would like to update their email addresses should stop by the PM Office (NCF 108) to update their information AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! Detailed emails regarding group premed meetings, individual premed meetings, recruitment visits, summer programs, etc. are forwarded to students almost DAILY from the PM Office. Don't miss out on important information that can help you maximize your chance of gaining entry into medical, dental, etc. school!

New Premeds Sign-In with Premed Office

New premeds at Xavier are encouraged to stop by the Premed Office (NCF 108) as soon as possible to complete the "Premed Update Form" (located on the reception desk in the Premed Office) in order to begin receiving weekly emails from premedical advisers regarding premed meetings, recruitment visits to Xavier, summer programs, etc. Don't miss out on important information and meetings that can help you maximize your chances of gaining entry into medical, dental, etc. school!

Other Campus Events

Mon (12) – Women’s/Men’s Basketball vs. Tougaloo, 5:30/7:30 p.m., Convocation Center

XU in the News

NOLA.com - Xavier University receives $750,000 grant for building renovation
Long Beach Press Telegram - Cal State to Name Loren Blanchard ['84] Vice chancellor

[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 a.m. Friday.

1902XAVIER eBULLETIN - No. 485 - December 15, 2014

The Week in Brief:

- Early Registration Spring 2015
- McNair Scholar Search
- Air Force ROTC Enrollment
- Daily Mass Schedule
- TIAA-CREF Counseling
- Other Campus Events
- XU in the News

Please note that due to the Christmas break this will be the last eBulletin of 2014. Issues will resume Jan. 12. Regular deadlines (see below) apply.

Early Registration Spring 2015

Early Registration for the spring 2015 semester for students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ends WEDNESDAY (Dec. 17) at 4:00 p.m. Visit HERE for details. Registration for the College of Pharmacy will not be available until Jan. 08, 2015.

McNair Scholar Search

The Office of Graduate Placement is accepting applications for McNair Scholars NOW through Feb. 13. Selected students are eligible for travel, paid research ($2,800) and GRE workshops. Applicants must be junior status or below, be Pell Grant eligible, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and have a desire to pursue a Ph.D. in an underrepresented field of study. For more info stop by the Graduate Placement office in St. Joseph’s (Room 306) or visit HERE.

Air Force ROTC Enrollment

Tulane Air Force ROTC is now accepting enrollment applications from eligible XU freshmen and sophomores for spring 2015. Visit HERE for details.

Daily Mass Schedule

Please note that Daily Mass in the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel will end Dec. 23, 2014, and resume Jan. 08, 2015.

TIAA-CREF Counseling

Representatives from TIAA-CREF will be on campus TUESDAY (Dec. 16) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Human Resources Conference Room. To schedule an individual counseling session, visit HERE or call 1 (800) 732-8353.

Other Campus Events

December

Mon (15) – Women’s/Men’s Basketball vs. Faulkner, 5:00/7:00 p.m., Convocation Center
Wed (24) – Campus Closes
Mon (29) – Women’s Basketball vs. LSU-Shreveport, 7:00 p.m., Convocation Center
Tue (30) – Women’s Basketball vs. Harris-Stowe, 5:00 p.m., Convocation Center
Tue (30) – Men’s Basketball vs. Concordia CA, 7:00 p.m., Convocation Center

January

Mon (05) – Campus Reopens
Wed (07) – Women’s Basketball vs. Loyola, 7:00 p.m., Convocation Center
Thu (08) – Spring Registration
Sat (10) – Women’s/Men’s Basketball vs. Phil. Smith, 3:00/5:00 p.m., Convocation Center
Mon (12) – Classes Begin

XU in the News

Missouri Governor - Members of Ferguson Commission Named [Rev. Starsky Wilson '99]

[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 a.m. Friday.
1902XAVIER eBULLETIN - No. 484 - December 08, 2014

The Week in Brief:

- Early Registration Spring 2015
- Final Exams
- Writing Center Workshop
- McNair Scholar Search
- TIAA-CREF Counseling
- Winter Clothing Drive
- XU in the News

Early Registration Spring 2015

Early Registration for the spring 2015 semester for students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences is available NOW through Dec. 17 at 4:00 p.m. Visit HERE for details. Registration for the College of Pharmacy will not be available until Jan. 08, 2015.

Final Exams

Final Exams get underway MONDAY (Dec. 08). Visit HERE for the schedule.

Writing Center Workshop

The Writing Resource Center is offering a workshop, “Strategies for Time Management and Test-Taking,” MONDAY (Dec. 08) at 12:15 p.m. in the St. Joseph Resource Center. All majors invited. For more info call 520-6282 or email wrc@xula.edu.

McNair Scholar Search

The Office of Graduate Placement is accepting applications for McNair Scholars NOW through Feb. 13. Selected students are eligible for travel, paid research ($2,800) and GRE workshops. Applicants must be junior status or below, be Pell Grant eligible, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and have a desire to pursue a Ph.D. in an underrepresented field of study. For more info stop by the Graduate Placement office in St. Joseph’s (Room 306) or visit HERE.

TIAA-CREF Counseling

Representatives from TIAA-CREF will be on campus Dec. 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Human Resources Conference Room. To schedule an individual counseling session, visit HERE or call 1 (800) 732-8353.

Winter Clothing Drive

Campus Ministry needs your slightly used winter items: hats, coats, scarves socks and gloves. All donations will go to the Bishop Perry Outreach Center. Please bring your donations to the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel any day at noon NOW through FRIDAY (Dec. 12).

XU in the News

Missouri Governor - Members of Ferguson Commission Named [Rev. Starsky Wilson '99]
Black Collegian - XU Student Success: Taylor Loyd '04 - Sales & Marketing @ 3M
Chicago Business - 40 Under 40 [Derek Robinson '98]

[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 a.m. Friday.

 
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