TEDx comes to Xavier

By: Lydia Rogers ~Campus News Editor~ TEDxXavierUniversity hosted its 3rd annual lecture event, which worked to inspire students, faculty and community members with a series of presentations on April 11 in Kennedy Auditorium. TEDx events are independently-organized TED talks, which focus on “Ideas Worth Spreading” in the hope of fostering discussion and new ideas. TEDx XavierUniversity is completely student run and is meant to encourage innovative thinking and to prompt purposeful action. The theme of this year’s presentation was “Conflict and Violence: An exploration of their causes, prominence and the unexpected roles they play in our lives.” “Violence has caused … Continue reading TEDx comes to Xavier

Xavier creates new program for nurse care coordinating

By: Lydia Rogers ~Staff Writer~ An innovative nursing care coordinator program has recently been added to Xavier’s expanding list of academic programs. At the start of the Spring 2014 semester, the Xavier Leadership Center, the Xavier Nursing Program and Catholic Health Partners teamed up to create the new Nurse Care Coordinator program on campus. This program will be the first of its kind in the region and is one of the first in the country. The development of the care coordinator program was a response to a national trend in the healthcare system that has shifted to patient-centered care and … Continue reading Xavier creates new program for nurse care coordinating

Antonio Johnson award to be presented at annual gala

By: Lydia Rogers~Staff Writer~ The time has come again for the Annual Antonio Johnson Leadership Award to be presented to one eligible Xavier student. This will be the 38th year that the Antonio Johnson Gala, during which the award winner is recognized, will be held on Xavier’s campus.   The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Antonio Johnson, an active student in the Xavier community as well as a member of the Roman Catholic Church when he attended the university in 1971. Johnson served as the president of the Black Student Association (BSA) and organized the activities for Black … Continue reading Antonio Johnson award to be presented at annual gala