Students, X-Spot open new catering service

By: Gina Carfagno A new student-run catering group has started to serve customers both on and off campus. The business, YES We Cater, is a branch of the X-Spot located in the Conaton Learning Commons. “Our student team is very ambitious and wondered if there was a way to increase sales, which is not easy to do out of one small venue,” Edward Devoid, director of residential dining, said. Junior student associate and marketing intern Mark Vangsness developed the idea. He put forth the concept of a basic drop-off system using the same ingredients used in the X-Spot salads and … Continue reading Students, X-Spot open new catering service

Students Simulate Experience of Life In Poverty

By: Gina Carfagno Students who are enrolled in the Poverty and Learning class, along with 20 other participants, recently experienced a poverty simulation opportunity on campus. The four-week program was set up to help raise awareness about poverty and to build solidarity, giving students the ability to experience and understand challenges brought on by poverty first-hand. Sean Rhiney, Director of the Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning, along with Professor Bree Lang, who teaches the service learning course, collaborated with the Freestore Foodbank to put together this program for the students who are working on an impact and assessment for the … Continue reading Students Simulate Experience of Life In Poverty

Career Services hosts Fall Career Fair events

By: Gina Carfagno Students of all majors looking for internships or post-graduation jobs are invited to Xavier’s Career Services Center’s Fall Career Fair This year’s fair will host 120 different employers from 3 – 6 p.m. on Sept. 30 in Cintas Center, including big names like Procter & Gamble Co. and Coca-Cola. A full list of employers attending the fair is posted online. The Career Services Center hosts the fair so students and alumni who are searching for jobs and graduate schools to apply to may interact and network with businesses, groups and schools. In the week leading up to … Continue reading Career Services hosts Fall Career Fair events