Xavier in the News

OCTOBER 2018

N.O. Advocate - Indoor Public Pool, 2nd District NOPD Station Open in Gert Town


SEPTEMBER 2018

NOLA.com - Xavier Students Push for Inclusive Hair Policies, in Wake of Controversies
ESPN - The Undefeated Names Second Class of the Rhoden Fellowship [Allana Barefield]

Diverse Issues - USC Race Center Issues Report Card on Black Student Equity

NOLA.com - Xavier graduate really cookin' on The Food Network

Forbes - College Food Needs To Get Better, This PHA Initiative Is Helping

Biz - Xavier University Of Louisiana Makes Two New Marketing And Communications Appointments

Inside Higher Ed - HCBUs Study Abroad

Biz - LAICU Awards Scholarships

NOLA.com - Gayle and Tom Benson Foundation Donates $1.5 million to Xavier


AUGUST 2018

The Conversation.com - Making College More Affordable [President Reynold Verret]

Associated Press - New Center at Xavier to Study Inequities, Diversity

U.S. News - Oil Boom a Bust for Blacks

N.O. Advocate - Comedian Kevin Hart Selects 3 New Orleans College Students for Scholarships in New Program

WBOK - [Audio] President Reynold Verret - "The Importance of a Strong Pre-collegiate Pipeline to Education"

Nola.com - Xavier University Joins Effort Seeking Sainthood for 5 Black Catholics

Catholic News Agency - New Coalition Seeks Sainthood for Five African-Americans


JULY 2018

USC News - USC Works to Increase Diversity in Physical Therapy Field [Keairez Coleman]

JBHE - Xavier University of Louisiana Changes Core Curriculum and Adds Degree Programs

Archdiocese of Philadelphia - St. Katharine Drexel Remains to be Relocated to Cathedral Basilica

WGNO-TV - Xavier Student Gets $25K Scholarship from BeyoncĂ©

Qatar University Newsroom - QU-CPH Students Complete Pharmacy Rotation at Xavier USA

NOHC This Week at the Collection - Associate Discusses Assisting Students with Primary-source Research

Knowledge@Wharton - How Smaller Colleges Are Disrupting Higher Education

Birmingham Times - Talk Show Host Gets to Do What She Loves [Janaw Pierre '13]

Catholic Philly - CRS Student Ambassadors Stress Importance of Human Dignity to Congress


JUNE 2018

FIMRC Blog - Take the Leap - Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children [Piia Hanson '00]

Best Value Schools - Xavier Rated #4 HBCU

Nola.com - How Xavier Sends More Black Grads to Medical School Than Almost Any Other College

Ranker.com - Black Enterprise's Top 50 Colleges for African-Americans

Zippia.com - The Best College in Each State for Getting a Job 2018


MAY 2018

AZfamily.com - Phoenix HS Grad Accepted into 48 Colleges, Earns $1M in Scholarships, Headed to XULA

HBCU Sports - Xavier Wins 7th Consecutive GCAC All-Sports Trophy

N.O. Advocate - 3 Black Doctors, Graduates of Xavier, Detail Hard Journey to Success in New Book

NOLA.com  - Xavier University Names New Dean for College of Arts and Sciences

PBS Newshour - PBS Newshour Features Xavier's Culture of Excellence

NOLA.com - New Mayor LaToya Cantrell ['97] Takes Office

ViaNolaVie - Xavier's Site-Specific Performance: Sentenced for Centuries

Fox News - College Concensus Website Ranks Xavier as #2 HBCU

Fox News - Mayor-Elect Names Two Xavier Alumni to New Orleans Leadership Team


APRIL 2018

N.O. Advocate - Award-winning Journalist to Speak at Xavier Commencement

Washington Post - Beyonce Gives $100,000 to 4 Historically Black Schools

NOLA.com - Xavier Receives $35,000 Federal Grant to Develop New Humanities Minor


MARCH 2018

Best Value Schools - The Best Colleges in Louisiana

Philadelphia Inquirer - To Address Shortage of Black Doctors, Drexel Medical Students Create Mentoring Network [Dexter Graves '11]

Chicago Tribune - Black Doctor Decided to Pursue Medicine after He Met his Mother's Doctor [Dr. Pierre Johnson '02]

Washington Post - Education Secretary DeVos Issues Full Forgiveness of HBCU Hurricane Relief Loans

WDSU-TV - [Video] American Heart Association Unveils Hands-Only CPR Training Kiosk at Xavier

Blakdoc.com - [Blog] Meet Paige Jones '17


FEBRUARY 2018

WWL-TV - [Video] Mayor, Xavier Open New Pedestrian Bridge

Fox 8 TV - Pulse of Perseverence [3 Xavier-educated Doctors]

NOLA.com - Xavier Makes Even Unprepared Students Believe They Can Be Doctors

N.O. Advocate - Budget Deal in Washington Wipes Away Millions in Katrina Debt for Dillard, SUNO and Xavier

WVUE - [Video] King and Queen Zulu Talk About the Joy of Reigning as Carnival [Troye Madison-Washington '82 MA '87]

EWTN News - Xavier Catholic Relief Services Members Advocate Before Congress

New Orleans Magazine - Queen: An Exhibition


JANUARY 2018

WGNO-TV - Xavier Students Volunteer on MLK Day Of Service

NOLA.com - Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell Announces Transition Team

NOLA.com - St. Katharine Drexel, New Orleans' Divine Inspiration (Tricentennial of New Orleans)

WDSU TV - [video] Mayor-Elect Cantrell Moves Into Transition Office

NOLA.com - Norman C. Francis Leadership Institute Reception Honors Latest Fellows Graduation

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