THE MONTH IN PICTURES
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GOING TO THE BIG APPLE

Two sophomores – (L-R) Nia Beasley, a biology major from New Orleans (Ursuline Academy), and Andrea Stewart, a history major from Shreveport LA (C.E. Byrd High) – meet with Dr. Kenneth Boutte Sr., Associate Dean of Summer Initiatives and External Programs, to discuss their participation in the XU/NYU Student Exchange Program, which will place them in New York NY for the spring semester.

photo by Irving Johnson III

wes moore

THE OTHER WES MOORE

Author, entrepreneur, combat veteran, and youth advocate Wes Moore (center) visits with XU students – (L-R) Treyvon Merritt, Jasmine Douglas, Arkeyin Hayward, Page Johnson, Marlon Nessbitt, and Thomas James Nash – following an on-campus discussion of his best-selling memoir, "The Other Wes Moore”.

photo by Irving Johnson III

speech path ALL HANDS ON DECK

Dr. Joe Melcher (communications) and (L-R) senior speech pathology majors Corinne Williams of Lynwood IL and Taylore Che of Cincinnati meet up for lunch with XU alums Keisha Allen ’96, Joi Jackson ‘98, Mariea Becknel ‘99, Tiffany Francis ‘97, Denise Holland ‘99, and (kneeling) Jeanine Jackson ’91 during the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention, held in Atlanta GA.

photo courtesy Dr. Joe Melchery
liberty SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

Liberty Bank CEO Alden McDonald (right), backed up by a host of dignitaries and friends,  presents a $40,000 check in support of Xavier to XU President Dr. Norman C. Francis during a special holiday celebration of the bank’s 40th anniversary. The concert – the first major non-university event to be held in the new Convocation Center – featured the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

photo by Irving Johnson III

education HELPING HAND

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, Division of Education students, faculty and staff donated items to Lindy's Place, a shelter for women. Here (L-R) division chair Dr. Rosalind Hale ‘69, senior elementary education major Brittany Everett of Baltimore MD, and assistant professor Sister Alicia Costa, prepare some items for delivery.

photo courtesy Division of Education

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