Thursday, December 13, 2012

SXU's redesigned Educational Administration and Leadership program approved by Illinois State Board of Education

Saint Xavier University's School of Education is pleased to announce its newly redesigned Educational Administration and Leadership master's program was approved by the Illinois State Board of Education on Dec. 7.

School of Education faculty members, in light of the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the University, revised the program to address criteria established by the Illinois State Board of Education. This enhanced program integrates best practices and cutting-edge research to suit the complex, ever-changing role of modern school principals. It focuses on instructional leadership, school management, staff development, and leadership in school improvement.
The program is aligned with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards and the Southern Regional Education Board’s Critical Success Factors for Principals.

SXU looks forward to addressing the needs of future school leaders and our community partners. For more information, please contact the School of Education at (773) 298-3200.

Monday, December 3, 2012

WXAV’s award-winning “God Matters” radio program returns on Sun., Dec. 9

Saint Xavier University’s award-winning public affairs program “God Matters” returns with all-new episodes at 9:30 a.m. on Sun., Dec. 9 on WXAV 88.3FM. Listen to the program online at on Sunday mornings. The episodes also will be posted to iTunes and available for downloading as podcasts.
“God Matters” examines the complexities of everyday life, as well as how faith and values can affect our decisions. The program took second place in the 2003 Silver Dome Awards for Best Public Affairs Programming, beating out WGN.
Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, will join Sr. Joy Clough, RSM, SXU’s Director of the Office for University Mission and Heritage and of the Center for Religion and Public Discourse, to discuss immigration reform in the United States in a two-part series that will air on Dec. 9 and Dec. 16.
Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., a research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory, will sit down with WXAV General Manager Peter Kreten to discuss the relationship between religion and science for another two-part series on Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.
Finally, the Jan. 6 edition will feature a lecture by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professor Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, about non-violence.
For more information about “God Matters,” please contact WXAV at (773) 298-3375.
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