THE MONTH IN PICTURES
to your health

TO YOUR HEALTH


Host Dr. Regina Benjamin, 18th U.S. Surgeon General & the nola.com/Times-Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health Sciences, is flanked by students – (L-R) Kirk McCall, LeAnna Rocker, Rania El-Desoky and Sherry Reddix – who attended the Town Hall Meeting, “Finding Joy in Health and Wellness,” which kicked off Wellness Awareness Week on campus.

photo by Irving Johnson III

height of fashion

THE HEIGHT OF FASHION

Twenty-five business majors received Division of Business jackets and collectively pledged to uphold the Division’s Business Code of Conduct during the 2nd annual Blazer Ceremony. Enjoying the moment are: (L-R) Michael Arnelle, Kaila Pulliam-Collins, XU Business Chair Dr. Joe Ricks, guest speaker Whitney Brown ‘08, and Brittany Nicholas.

photo by Irving Johnson III

 

pink day

PINK DAY 

Sporting the appropriate colors of the day,Xavier students express their support for the on-going fight against breast cancer during the annual Pink Day on campus, which included activities on the yard and a special Mass for those impacted by breast cancer and their families.

photo by Irving Johnson III

good eats GOOD EATS WITH A CAUSE

(L-R) XU Alums Monique Jones ‘12and Christian Joiner ’11 enjoyed a fine dining experience and contributed to their alma mater’s scholarship fund in the process at the Xavier Night promotion held at Zea Rotisserie and Grill’s St. Charles Avenue restaurant location.

photo by Irving Johnson III

making it real

MAKING IT REAL

Xavier business majors (in front of table, L-R) Brittany Nicholas, Justin Bowers, and Hue Hilliary Nguyen check out career opportunities with representatives of the Brennan's Restaurant Group during the Fall Career Expo at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

photo by Veronica DraweI

helping hand HELPING HAND

Dr. Judith Miranti’s counseling graduate students take advantage of the cool weather to help the Greater King Solomon seniors harvest the Collard Greens in the Community Garden in Gert Town.

photo courtesy Dr. Judith Miranti

the real deal

THE REAL DEAL

Highly-successful American rapper, author, and producer Chuck D (center), arguably best known as the leader of the socially conscious mid-1980s rap group Public Enemy, gets personal with XU students Lucas Johnson and Paige Jones following his well-received campus lecture on Race, Rap, and Reality.

photo by Irving Johnson III

grand tour

GRAND TOUR

Louisiana Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell (center) visits the St. Katharine Drexel Chapel during a campus tour, accompanied by (L-R) Director of Minority Affairs and Government Liaison (Litigation Division) Joe Fuller, Deputy Director V. Elaine Patin, COP Dean Dr. Kathleen Kennedy, President Dr. Norman C. Francis., and Provost/Senior VP for Academic Affairs Dr. Loren Blanchard.

photo by Irving Johnson III

grad fair

GRAD FAIR

(L-R) Mississippi College rep Mark Davis talks up his institution’s programs to XU students Charles Warner-Hillard and Latisha Hodge during the Office of Graduate Placement’s annual Graduate and Professional School Fair. More than 50 schools – including law, public health, education, and business schools – were represented.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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