Xavier’s Dining Advisory Board discusses potential Hoff Dining Hall updates By Mattie Cielpak, Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff at Xavier were invited to join a Dining Advisory Board in September to discuss their opinions and issues regarding dining on campus. Em Daniels, retail marketing manager for auxiliary services, serves as part of the committee who runs the board. Daniels explained that the Dining Advisory Board is meant to connect students to dining throughout campus and allow their voices to be heard. The mission statement of the program reads, “The intention is not to focus on the daily missteps and … Continue reading New DAB maintains the munchies
By Mattie Cielpak, Staff Writer COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, concluded Nov. 20 in Egypt. World leaders met to discuss and devise plans to continue to combat climate change. Scientists say climate change’s effects are approaching irreparable, unless extreme restrictions are created and strictly followed over the next few years. The conclusion of the conference reiterated the goal set by the Paris Agreement at COP21, the 2015 summit, which was to keep global warming from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius from the 1800s. One of the biggest takeaways from the conference was the creation of a … Continue reading COP27 highlights international climate change
By Mattie Cielpak, Staff Writer Dr. Melissa Burwell has taken over the dean of retention position at Xavier University. The New York and Pennsylvania native previously obtained a degree in Sociology from Gordon College, a Master of Science in Counseling and College Student Personnel from Shippensburg University and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Learning from the University of St. Thomas. “My research interests center on women and leadership in higher education, and equity and student success,” Burwell said. She became interested in working in the collegiate environment from the time she was a student at Gordon. “As … Continue reading Xavier welcomes Dr. Burwell, new Dean of Retention
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