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Xavier eBulletin No. 643 - June 22-29, 2018


Retirement Celebration for Joseph Byrd
The Xavier community is invited to a retirement celebration for long-time VP for Student Services Joseph Byrd Friday, June 22, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Convocation Center Atrium, 2nd Floor. Visit HERE  for more info.

summer sessions

Summer Session II Registration
Online registration for Summer Session II is still open. Classes begin Monday, June 25. Last chance to take advantage of reduced A&S tuition (only $276 per hour). Visit HERE to see what classes are being offered. For additional information email or call 520-7669.


BUILD Interdisciplinary Seminars
The BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) program is holding Interdisciplinary Seminars every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the University Center (Room 205), during which BUILD summer research students will be presenting their research/findings to students, faculty and staff. Open to the public. The last seminar will be Thursday July 26.


Summer Research Symposium
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity (CURGO) will be hosting the 8th Annual Summer Research Symposium Wednesday, July 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the University Center (2nd floor). Students can register now to present the research they have been conducting this summer HERE. The deadline to register is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Email for more info.


Community Health & Wellness Festival
Save the Date – Thursday, July 05 – for a Community Health & Wellness Festival from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the University Center. Health screenings, education, and activities provided by the Louisiana Healthcare Connections, the Daughters of Charity Health Centers, and the National Minority Quality Forum. Free and open to the public. Visit HERE  for more info.


Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour Basketball Clinic
Xavier and the GNO Sports Foundation will co-host a Tamika Catchings Legacy Tour Basketball Clinic Thursday, July 19, from 10:00 a.m to noon in the Convocation Center. The free clinic, which emphasizes basketball fundamentals, sportsmanship and healthy lifestyle choices, is open to girls and boys ages 9-14. Catchings was a standout performer for the University of Tennessee, USA Basketball and the WNBA's Indiana Fever. Visit HERE  for more info.

climate conference

HBCU Climate Change Conference
The 6th Annual HBCU Climate Change Conference, "Fighting for Our Lives", will be held in New Orleans Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 20-23, with the first two days' events being held on the Xavier campus. Registration is required. Visit HERE  for more info.

in the news

Xavier in the News - How Xavier Sends More Black Grads to Med School
ttBest Value Schools - Xavier Rated #4 HBCU
redXULAnews - Xavier Partners with Louisiana Community Colleges


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