THE MONTH IN PHOTOS
strogergift STROGER FOUNDATION GIFT

President Norman Francis is all smiles as he accepts a $375,000 check representing the first installment of a half million dollar committment from the John Stroger Foundation from Yonnie Lynn Stroger ( the daughter of  alumnus John '52 and Yonnie Stroger); Nicholas Melas, President of the Stroger Foundation; and Fred Carter '69, President of the Xavier National Alumni Association. The presentation was made during the annual Chicago Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan.

photo by Danyale Ellis '97
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HHMI VISIT

Howard Hughes Medical Institute representatives Patricia Soochan and Mary Bonds are greeted by XU faculty and staff – Dr. Norman Francis, Dr. Elizabeth Barron, Dr. Mack Crayton III, Dr. Kenneth Boutte, Dr. JW Carmichael and Dr. Diedre Labat. The HHMI duo were on campus to see equipment the Institute replaced after Hurricane Katrina, as well as to visit with faculty and students who have benefitted from other HHMI initiatives.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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DEANS RETIRE

Retiring deans Dr. Harold Vincent (Arts and Sciences) and Dr. Alvin Richard ’55 (Graduate School) chat with Associate Director of Admissions Sonda Reine prior to a special reception held in their honor. Vincent and Richard served at Xavier for 41 years and 24 years, respectively.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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KIDS CAFE

Participants in the ALLSTARS Summer Camp Program line up for lunch during the grand opening of the new campus site of Kids Café – a partnership between Xavier, Second Harvest of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, and the Emeril Lagasse Foundation designed to provide Orleans Parish youth a meal with educational benefits!

photo by Irving Johnson III

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ING GIFT

Mark Tusa, regional manager for ING Financial Services
(center) presents an unrestricted $5,000 check to Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dr. Kenneth St. Charles and Human Resources Director Larry Calvin during a recent visit to campus.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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MARDI GRAS INDIAN ART CAMP

Big Chief Larry Bannock of the Golden Star Hunters, a Mardi Gras Indian tribe from neighboring Gert Town, guides Jayda White (L) and Trania Barrow (R) through their needlepoint work during the Mardi Gras Indian Arts program – one of 11 programs being offered on campus this summer for high school and elementary school age students.

photo by Irving Johnson III

 
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