65 freshman and first-year pharmacy students fill a section of the Convocation Center at Xavier's annual Black History Month Convocation after they were honored for having achieved 4.0 grade point averages during the fall 2013 semester.
Urban League President Erika McConduit (middle) is flanked by XU Freshman Seminar students and staff members who served as volunteers at the National Urban League's 8th annual School Expo. The event offered parents free uniform vouchers and school supplies, as well as an opportunities to learn about programs and services available to enhance their children's education.
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The Xavier Debate Team – (L-R) Michael Moore, Kiara Roberson, Alexis Vance, Glenda Middleton, Queen Nysango, and Chantrell Williams – celebrate their strong performance during the 2014 Mardi Gras Crosstown Classic Competition held at LSU over Mardi Gras weekend. The team won a total of nine debates, good enough for third place in the 32-team field.
JUST ANOTHER DAY AT THE OFFICE:
The Gold Nuggets proudly show off their championship hardware after winning their fourth Gulf Coast Athletic Conference basketball tournament title in five years following a 66-59 victory Sunday against Talladega at XU's Convocation Center. XU (23-9) and ranked No. 24 in the nation, earned an automatic bid to the NAIA Division I National Women's Championships, which will begin March 19 in Frankfort KY.
These and other current students spent the last two weeks calling alumni in an effort to increase the percentage of XU graduates who give to the Annual Fund, a vital part of the University's fund-raising efforts. (seated, L-R) Aubrey Briscoe, Khamoune Wright, Kaa'liyah Gross, and Brianna Ali; (standing) Paige Felton, Jordan Coward, Abria Wright, Feryn Harris, Kerris Crier, Shamir Keyes, and Kyra Dodson. It's not too late to participate – call 520-7575 or visit HERE
BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION:
Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Edwin Lombard visits with XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis and graduating seniors (L-R) Javon Bracy, Jade Young, Shelby Haynes, and Eric Dangerfield during the University's annual Black History Month Convocation, at which he delivered the keynote address.