THE MONTH IN PICTURES
first year honors FIRST YEAR HONORS

Keynote speaker Teniesha Biagas ’10 (second from left), now a finance assistant with La. Senator Mary Landrieu’s re-election campaign, visits with freshman honor students (L-R) Leslie Jones, Cornita Cannon, and Emeka Nwoke before the Alpha Lamba Delta First Year Honor Society induction ceremony, which recognized 351 scholars.

photo by Irving Johnson III

 

capital idea

CAPITAL IDEA

(L-R), XU student Dominique Savoy, alum Morgan Weber ’12, student Jasmine Hodges, and University Chaplain Fr. Etido Jerome take in the sights of Washington DC during the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering 2014, organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

photo courtesy Campus Ministry


just another day 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

photo by Irving Johnson III

we are xavier WE ARE XAVIER

Members of the Gold Rush basketball team, in Kansas City MO for the serious business of the NAIA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, take a little time out to visit with kids from the local YMCA, and to proudly proclaim who they are.

photo courtesy Athletics Department

no argument NO ARGUMENT HERE

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.

photo courtesy Student Services

community service COMMUNITY SERVICE

Urban League of Greater New Orleans CEO/ 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.

photo courtesy Urban League of Greater N.O.
tradition KEEPING TRADITION ALIVE

Freshman communications studies major Caze Holloway of Baton Rouge LA and Campus Ministry Pastoral Associate Lisa McClain take in an inventory of the special food items on display at the campus St. Joseph’s Day Altar. All donations from the Altar were dedicated to an emergency student scholarship fund.

photo by Irving Johnson III
day at the races

GRAND LADIES: Alums (L-R) Gerallynn Wesley '00, Nikki Wesley '99 '03, Maria George '58, Lorraine Williams '47, Josie Lewis '54, and Shirley Judge '57, and (R-L) Dianne Pajaud '60, Winifred Wright '66, Louise Sonnier '56, Elvira Henry '58, and Whitney Forstall '03 flank owner and jockey in the winner’s circle during the XU Alumni Chapter-New Orleans’ 8th Annual Day at the Races at the Fairgrounds. photo by Irving Johnson III

 

 

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