January 22, 2020
New Orleans LA – 834 student scholars earned spots on the Dean's List during the fall 2019 semester at Xavier University of Louisiana, according to Registrar Avis Stuard.
Students merited a spot on the honor roll by earning a semester grade point average of 3.3 or above while taking at least 12 semester hours. The honor students listed below are grouped by major and include their classifications, high schools and/or (hometowns).
Ghefua Yembu is an ambitious, smart and determined pharmacy student at Xavier University of Louisiana. Born in Cameroon, Africa, she is one of five children raised by her mother, a school teacher, and father, a military official, Growing up in a third world country with limited resources and opportunities, she understands the importance of education. Her vision for change and her message of peace inspires those around her. Today, she celebrates International Day of Education because everyone, no matter where they are from, should have the right to learn.Academics
St. Michael Indian School (SMIS) and Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) announced that the two institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a partnership to explore the establishment of a Catholic university to be located on the campus of St. Michael Indian School in St. Michaels, Arizona. Both institutions founded by Saint Katharine Drexel will implement a four-stage process through 2020 that begins with a feasibility study conducted by both institutions for an affiliated Catholic university.Academics