THE MONTH IN PICTURES
sga JAZZED UP

Costumed Student Government Association members board a horse-drawn carriage in New Orleans' historic French Quarter to promote their upcoming annual Gold Ball awards gala, “Bringing All That Jazz Through Leadership", which is scheduled for April 24.

 photo by Irving Johnson III

teachers

YEAR OF THE TEACHER

Representatives from the partnering organizations sponsoring the new "Year of the Teacher" initiative" - (L-R) Cliff Robinson of GNO Communications, XU President Norman Francis, Sheila Burns of New South Parking and Ronnie Slone of The Slone Group - display a dedication statement at the kickoff event held on campus. The initiative is designed to honor area school teachers.

 photo by Veronica Farve


israeli

ONE WORLD, ONE LOVE

Members of the Israeli reggae band "Hatikva 6" discuss music and cultural differences and similarities with the USA, during a recent visit with XU students during a Music survey course. The band, formed two years ago in Tel Aviv, was on its first American tour when it came to New Orleans.

 photo by Warren Bell Jr.

tekkies TECHNOLOGY DAY


Paul Waddell, Network Manager, and Roland Francis, Network Technician, discuss Xavier’s wireless technology during Office of Technology Administration Technology Day. Students, faculty, and staff were invited to join the OTA staff and get hands on demonstrations of current and future technology in use or planned for campus use. Participants were able to get answers to technical, participate in raffles, and get some freebies.

 photo by Irving Johnson III

 

nyny

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

New York area alums and friends join Dr. Norman Francis and First Lady Blanche Francis at the UNCF Anniversary Dinner: (top L-R) Allen Coles, Betty Mott Coles '42, Jerrice Duckett Epps '86, Ruth Jean '72 and Nelson Jean '72

photo by LaJuana Chenier

masterclass

MASTER CLASS

Richard Best, former member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, accompanied by XU artist-in-residence Dr. Wilfred Delphin '71 on piano, observes the performance of senior music performance major Fred Hudnall of Denver CO (Denver East High School) during a master class he conducted on campus.

photo by Irving Johnson III

frozen

TO YOUR HEALTH

XU faculty and staff take advantage of free samples being handed out at the new Freshens Frozen Treats fruit smoothies and frozen yogurt franchise which has officially opened up for business at Xavier South, right outside the new physical fitness center.

 photo by Irving Johnson III

 
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