THE MONTH IN PICTURES
5k Run

RUN FOR FUNDS

The Xavier community turns out in force for the 24th annual UNCF 5K Walk for Education, which was held at the Audubon Park and Zoo’s Riverview Area.

photo by Irving Johnson III

cancer XU GOES PINK


(L-R) Senior psychology/pre-med major Celeste Poe of Cerritos CA (Gahr High), assistant basketball/volleyball coach Darrilyn Broussard, head volley ball coach Christabell Hamilton, senior psychology major Joyy Joseph of Donaldsonville LA (Ascension High) and freshman chemistry major Chinedu Echebelem of Duncanville TX (Duncanville High) go pink for the Susan G. Komen On The Go breast cancer awareness day event on campus.

photo by Irving Johnson III
arena

HIGH RISE

Steel girders begin to form the undeniable shape of an arena seating area as the University's new Convocation Academic Center emerges across the Washington Avenue Canal from the main campus. When completed in late 2012, the facility will include a 4,500-seat arena suitable for athletic and other large-scale events.

photo by Irving Johnson III

employees

YEARS OF SERVICE

Long-time Xavier employees (L-R) Willie Caffey, Jr. (biology), Eloise Dixon (counseling), Dr. Warren Ray (chemistry), and Sherida Montague (chemistry) are all smiles at the Annual Founder’s Day Convocation, where they were recognized for their various years of service.  In all 55 faculty and staff members were honored.

photo by Veronica Farve

prescription

JUST THE RIGHT PRESCRIPTION

Faculty and pharmacy residents gather at the end of the first year of a new collaborative partnership between the College of Pharmacy and the Division of Education designed to assist pharmacists with their teaching skills, a proficiency not otherwise addressed in the pharmacy curriculum. On hand are (front row, from left) Dr. Conchetta Fulton, Dr. Martha Harris, Dr. Lori Crawford, Dr. Kisha Gant, Dr. Lakeisha Williams (resident), and  Dr. Kendrea Bryant; (middle row) Dr. Glenda Hembree, Dr. John Okogbaa, Kristie Brumfield, Dr. Rosalind Hale, and Dr. Jessica Johnson; (back row) Dr. Tammy Hart, Sister Alicia Christina Costa SSF, and Dr. Michael Lievers (resident).

photo by Irving Johnson III

fresh air

A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

Representatives of organizations involved in a collaborative partnership aimed at improving childhood asthma management in New Orleans gather after announcement of PHASE II of the HEAL project. (l to r): Dr. Loren Blanchard, Xavier; Charlotte Parent, City of New Orleans Department of Health; Dr. Leonard Jack, Jr. ,Xavier; Dr. Floyd Malveaux, Merck Childhood Asthma Network; Dr. John Carlson, Children’s Health Fund; Michael Griffin, Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans; and, Frank Wesley, Children’s Health Fund.

photo courtesy Chandler Chicco Agency

haiti

HAITI VISIT

A XU delegation paid a return visit to Haiti to meet with officials from the University of Notre Dame d'Haiti (UNDH) to flesh out ideas for proposed collaborations between the two universities. Taking part in the discussion were: (L-R) Dr. Leonard Jack Jr. (pharmacy), Dr. Kathleen Kennedy (pharmacy), Director General of the UNDH Le Cayes Campus the Rev. Dr. Jean Marcel Louis, Conservateur/Directeur General of the Bibliotheque Nationale d'Haiti Francois Beaulieu-Thybulle, UNDH Recteur Msgr. Pierre-Andre Pierre,, Dr. Wendy Gaudin (history), Dr. Rosalind Hale (education), and William Manning, President/CEO, Manning Architects President/CEO William Manning.

photo courtesy Dr. Rosalind Hale

twins
photo by Irving John III

harris
photo courtesy Markita Harris

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