A club whose goal is to address educational inequality through an aggressive and intentionally designed youth development campaign in Xavier’s neighboring community of Evanston. Embrace Evanston houses the Xavier student-run programs Girls on the Run, Boys to Men, Ladies of Awesomeness, Improv Club and Spanish Club at Evanston Academy.
To get involved, come to the Evanston Academy Open House for Xavier Student Involvement at Alumni Hall (location pending) on Sept. 7 from 2:30-5:50 p.m. Weekly meetings take place on school days and vary among programs.
Xavier LGBTQ Alliance
The Alliance seeks to provide a safe space on campus regardless of how you identify and works to provide a judgment-free atmosphere where everyone can feel free to be themselves. At no point in time during meetings will you be asked to disclose your identity, and all meetings are confidential. All are welcome.
Meetings: Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Watch out for Xavier’s second annual Halloween Drag Show on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.
Xavier Habitat for Humanity
Want to build a safe and healthy community? Want to become a better neighbor? Want to actually build a house? Join Habitat for Humanity, a welcoming and engaging club that will allow you to do community service, spend time outdoors and help those in need.
Come enjoy pizza at the first meeting.
First meeting: Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. in Alter 101
4 Paws for Ability at XU
This club helps socialize Service Dogs in Training to become Service Dogs for veterans and children in need.
First meeting: Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. in Alter 309
Life After Sunday
Life After Sunday provides students with practical means for integrating their Catholic faith into everyday life. The club offers the Rosary Monday through Thursday evenings, as well as weekly confession, adoration and Mass.
Meetings: Every other Monday at 9:30 p.m. in Bellarmine Activity Room
Event: Look for the first Holy Power Hour of the semester mid-September. There will be a student talk, followed by worship and adoration. Xavier Colleges Against Cancer
Although cancer has touched and taken too many lives, Colleges Against Cancer wants to make a difference. By raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society, the club aims to make campus a place where everyone can relate and life can be a celebration. Expect pizza the first week, bonding meetings, fundraisers, a visit to the Cincinnati HOPE lodge and Xavier’s own Relay for Life. Come meet the team and your new set of friends.
First meeting: Sept. 5 at 9 p.m. in Alter 101
Xavier Women in Business: This club seeks to educate students of any major on the role of women in business and how current and former employees have been educated on career paths for women, salary negotiation, etc. Xavier Women in Business seeks to act as a resource for students to understand more about business and the role women play in providing for the future of the business world.
First Meeting: Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. in Alter 303
Events: The club is brainstorming a career panel, a club breakfast and a company visit for this semester.
This post was assembled by Campus News Editor Heather Gast.