Xavier offers involvement, study abroad fairs

By: Sarris Balcerzak ~Staff Writer~ The beginning of the spring semester also marks the start of renewed opportunities to get involved on campus and abroad. The Spring Involvement Fair takes place on Jan. 21. Xavier currently has over 160 school clubs and organizations seeking new members. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m inside Gallagher Student Center (GSC). Club sports, faithbased clubs, volunteer clubs, resume-building clubs and many other interest groups will be featured at the fair. Students trying to get involved on campus are encouraged to attend. The Spring Study Abroad Fair will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 5 in the GSC. The fair will feature Xavier’s faculty-led and Brueggeman … Continue reading Xavier offers involvement, study abroad fairs

CIE to offer peer advising for study abroad programs

By: Sarris Balcerzek ~Copy Editor~ In order to accommodate students and to encourage studying abroad as an educational option, Xavier’s Center for International Education (CIE) has implemented a peer advising team of students with study abroad experience to meet with prospective study abroad students and eventually act as mentors. Peer advisors will answer questions prospective study abroad students have about their particular area of expertise, give advice and make recommendations, such as how it feels to be away for a number of months or how the food is in a given country.They will also speak about their recent experiences and … Continue reading CIE to offer peer advising for study abroad programs