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Xavierite Sydney Ambrose receives “Flow It Forward” Tampax Scholarship

Sydney Ambrose, a junior biology major at Xavier, is making black women’s health a priority with the help of Tampax. She was awarded the Flow it...

Xavier and Case Western Reserve University Law School Announce new Juris Doctor Program Partnership

Xavier University of Louisiana and Case Western Reserve University Law School have established a partnership for Xavier students wishing to pursue...

Xavier Alum and filmmaker, Vashni Korin’s Documentary Highlighting the History of New Orleans Baby Doll Traditions Featured at New Orleans Film Festival

Vashni Korin was pursuing a journalism degree at Xavier University of Louisiana when a documentary film class in her senior year led to a student...

Xavier’s Worship Fest Brings Performances, Praise, and Zarcardi Cortez to Kickoff Homecoming Week

Xavier University kicked off its annual student Homecoming with a worship experience featuring prominent gospel artist Zacardi Cortez. Xavier’s...

Gold Table Talks Brings '90s Nostalgia, Impactful Discussion to Xavier Homecoming Celebration

Xavier University’s own Blair Dottin-Haley of The Blairisms has returned to his alma mater to host a star-studded edition of his digital talk show,...

Gilead Sciences, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pernod Ricard sponsor dynamic events at Xavier University’s 2021 Homecoming

Xavierites past and present are gearing up for the annual Homecoming celebration, which begins Wednesday, November 3, and runs through Sunday,...

Xavier Graduate, Colbren Thomas, Awarded Ochsner Health Medical School Scholarship

The third annual Ochsner Health Medical School Scholarship for LSU Health Shreveport – School of Medicine was awarded to Xavier University of...

Xavier Students and Professor Partner with University of Connecticut Professor to Bring Historical Video Game to Life

“Blackhaven” is a newly-developed historically-themed video game that explores themes of confronting truth in an unwelcome historical space. Under...

Xavier Graduate L. Chenier promoted to UNCF's Vice President of Major Gifts

WASHINGTON, DC— The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) recently announced that LaJuana Chenier, previously the UNCF Regional Development Director for...

Give. Love. Xavier Fundraiser garners Over $900,000 in Contributions

Xavier University of Louisiana raised more than $900,000 during its annual online, social-media driven fundraising event – Give. Love. Xavier Day...

Beta Tau Alumni Association Announce $500,000 commitment to Xavier University of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 29, 2021) -- The Beta Tau Alumni Association (BTAA), formed by several former members of the Beta Tau Chapter of Alpha Phi...

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Lambda Chapter Alums Announce $112,500 Scholarship Endowment to Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA – Today, eight Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Lambda Chapter Alumni Members signed an agreement with Xavier University of...

Xavier Alumni Win Elections for Political Offices

Alumnus Marcus Delarge elected to New Orleans Criminal Court Bench ; Alumna Letitia Clark sworn in as Mayor of Tustin, CA

Dr. Steven Player Named VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at BJC

Xavier University of Louisiana alum Dr. Steven Player will take on a new role as VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at BJC Healthcare in St....

Xula Alum, Lauren Powell, Named Fortune Magazine 40 Under 40 Emerging Leader

Dr. Lauren R. Powell’s passion for both racial and health equity, community engagement, and mentorship are what drive her to fight for gender and...

Xula Alum, Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson Named President and CEO of the Children’s Defense Fund

Xavier Alum, Rev. Dr. Starsky Wilson, is leading the fight for American’s children; he has been appointed the President and CEO of the nation’s...

New Orleans Black-owned business to be hosted on Hillary Clinton's Instagram account

The idea is to provide access and opportunity for black entrepreneurs in America, giving support in what has now become an economic pandemic.

How Tennis Pioneer, Coach and Mentor Robert Ryland Made History

Robert Ryland, former Xavierite, not only made history as the first professional African American tennis player in 1959, but he also trained and...

XULA Alum, Detroit designer combines fashion and science to start a conversation about skin color

Deirdre Roberson refuses to be defined by just one part of her life. Scientist, designer, entrepreneur, and model are only a few of her roles, and...

Dr. Joseph Gallien: I Fought COVID—Both as a Black Doctor and a Patient

Alum Joseph Gallien, M.D., 31, became a doctor to build more trust among patients in underserved communities. He's seen firsthand why Black men...

De'Lacy Lewis: From the Front Lines to Graduation and the Future

Not only did De’Lacy Lewis (‘20) from Geismar, Louisiana, take on two majors at Xavier University of Louisiana, but she successfully completed her...

President Reynold Verret Served on Panel for HBCU Town Hall Discussion on Covid-19, Systemic Racism, and the Responses of HBCUs, Moderated by XULA Alum Dr. Gilda Barabino

Dr. Reynold Verret, President of Xavier University of Louisiana, participated in a virtual town hall discussion centered around COVID-19, systemic...

Xavier Alum, Pediatrician and Author, Dr. Monica Moore, Publishes Empowerment Guide for Girls

Xavier alum, Dr. Monica Moore (‘99) released her first book, Be Unique: A Girl’s Guide to Self-Awareness and Self-Acceptance, as a way to influence...

XULA Alum assumes command of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, thanks Alma Mater

Xavier University Alum Captain Will E. Watson recently assumed Command of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans. Capt. Watson graduated from Xavier in...

XULA Alum announced as St. Augustine High School Principal

XULA and St. Augustine Alum Gerald DeBose has been announced as the new St. Augustine High School Principal, effective immediately. Mr. DeBose has...