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SXU Becomes First University in U.S. to Join CourseNetworking

March 6, 2017: Saint Xavier University and CourseNetworking are both excited to announce their academic partnership that allows SXU students an opportunity to showcase their academic strengths and level of expertise in their given area of interest. Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Norman Boyer, SXU is the first University in the United States to offer such an innovative learning management system (LMS) that might look like Facebook, but offers SXU students a chance to network and build a professional business image that will help prepare them for 21st century employment opportunities.

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SXU Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs"

January 13, 2017: Saint Xavier University's (SXU) School of Nursing recently earned the #1 ranking by U.S. News & World Report's 2017 "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs." Saint Xavier University School of Nursing has ranked in the top three online graduate nursing programs four consecutive years.

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SXU Receives $341,366 to Support School of Nursing Graduate Students

October 6, 2016: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, has awarded SXU $341,366 from the Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship (AENT) program, which will fund 15 students in SON's Family Nurse Practitioner program who have expressed interest in offering primary care to medically underserved communities.

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SXU's WXAV 88.3FM celebrates 25 years on the airwaves

September 30, 2016: Saint Xavier University's (SXU) student-run radio station WXAV 88.3FM will celebrate its 25th anniversary on the broadcast airwaves. Over the course of its history, WXAV has seen many changes, specifically to its daily operations.

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SXU Ranked in the Top Ten of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Value Schools"

September 12, 2016: Saint Xavier University (SXU) has ranked in the top ten "Best Value" of the Midwest universities. The calculation used here takes into account a school's academic quality, as indicated by its 2017 U.S. News Best Colleges ranking, and the 2015-2016 net cost of attendance for a student who received the average level of need-based financial aid.

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SXU Ranked No. 8 on U.S. News & World Report's "Campus Ethnic Diversity" list

September 12, 2016: Saint Xavier University (SXU) has ranked one of the ten most diverse student populations among universities in the Midwest. U.S. News factors in the total proportion of minority students, leaving out international students, and the overall mix of groups. The data are drawn from each institution's student body for the 2015-2016 school year.

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SXU Communication Sciences and Disorders students win ISHA's 7th Annual College Bowl

March 3, 2016: Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Communication Sciences and Disorders students competed and won the seventh annual Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ISHA) College Bowl on Friday, Feb. 12. This is the second year SXU has won this competition!

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SXU ranked No. 3 on U.S. News & World Report's "2016 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs" list

February 1, 2016: Saint Xavier University (SXU) has surpassed more than 1,200 distance education degree programs across the country to earn the No. #3 ranking on U.S. News & World Report's "2016 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs" list.

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SXU Ranked in Top 10 Colleges for Online Degree in Chicago

December 8, 2015: Saint Xavier University (SXU) was ranked No. #9 on Great Value Colleges' "Top 10 Colleges for an Online Degree in Chicago" list. Chicago institutions are known throughout the world as research centers and leaders among the world of academia.

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SXU Ranked No. 15 on Business Research Guide's "2015 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments" list

October 6, 2015: Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Graham School of Management was ranked No. 15 on Business Research Guide's "2015 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments" list.

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SXU Ranked No. 1 on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs" list

January 8, 2014: Saint Xavier University surpassed more than 110 other schools across the country to earn the top spot on U.S. News & World Report's "2014 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs" list.

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SXU named Bronze Winner at 2013 Pride of CASE V Awards

December 31, 2013: Saint Xavier University is pleased to announce that the Office for University Relations was named a Bronze Winner at the 2013 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) V District Awards.

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SXU recognized as 2014 Military Friendly School

September 10, 2013: Saint Xavier University (SXU) was named in the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list in recognition of its efforts to reach out to veterans and military personnel. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

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SXU ranks 13th on "Highest ROI Colleges in Illinois" list

September 10, 2013: Saint Xavier University was ranked 13th on the "Highest ROI Colleges in Illinois" list by Affordable Colleges Online. The study analyzed 315 colleges in Illinois to determine which offered the best return on investment (ROI), or the incremental lifetime earnings as a result of earning a college degree minus the cost of the education.

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SXU named to 2013-14 "Catholic Colleges of Distinction" list

August 22, 2013: Saint Xavier University was named to Colleges of Distinction's 2013-14 "Catholic Colleges of Distinction" list. The list honors higher education institutions across the country that engage students, offer great teaching, create vibrant campus communities, and foster successful outcomes.

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SXU receives third consecutive "Center of Excellence" designation from National League for Nursing

July 23, 2013: Saint Xavier University's School of Nursing was one of only nine nursing programs and one health care organization in the nation to be honored by the National League for Nursing (NLN) as a 2013 "Center of Excellence." Additionally, SXU is the only organization to receive the prestigious designation for the third consecutive term for creating environments that enhance student leaning and professional development. SXU previously received the three-year designations in 2010 and 2007.

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SXU University Relations wins two 2013 Silver Trumpet awards

June 5, 2013: The Publicity Club of Chicago honored Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Office for University Relations with two prestigious Silver Trumpet awards. University Relations staff members were recognized at the 54th Annual Golden Trumpet Awards on May 30 at The Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. The Golden Trumpet Awards is the premier awards competition for Chicago's public relations and communications professionals. The coveted awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity and execution.

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SXU named to 2012-13 "Catholic Colleges of Distinction" list

September 14, 2012: Saint Xavier University recently was named to Colleges of Distinction's 2012-13 "Catholic Colleges of Distinction" list. The list honors higher education institutions across the country that engage students, offer great teaching, create vibrant campus communities, and foster successful outcomes.

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SXU named to 2012-13 "Illinois Colleges of Distinction" list

July 25, 2012: Saint Xavier University was named to the 2012-13 "Illinois Colleges of Distinction" list. Colleges of Distinction honors schools that engage students, offer great teaching, create vibrant campus communities, and foster successful outcomes. It aims to identify colleges and universities "that take a holistic approach to admissions decisions, that consistently excel in providing undergraduate education, and that have a truly national reputation."

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SXU University Relations wins two Silver Trumpet awards

May 1, 2012: The Publicity Club of Chicago honored Saint Xavier University's Office for University Relations with two prestigious Silver Trumpet awards. University Relations staff members will be recognized at the 53rd Annual Golden Trumpet Awards on Wed., May 9 at The Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. The Golden Trumpet Awards is the premier awards competition for Chicago's public relations and communications professionals. The coveted awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity and execution.

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SXU scores high on academics, campus diversity in National Survey of Student Engagement Report

May 2, 2012: The 2011 National Survey of Student Engagement's (NSSE) report, titled "Fostering Student Engagement Campuswide," showed Saint Xavier students give the University high marks for academic rigor and enriching experiences through diversity on campus.

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SXU recognized as "Military Friendly School" on G.I. Jobs' 2012 list

September 20, 2011: G.I. Jobs, a national military news, analysis and opinion magazine, named Saint Xavier University to its "2012 list of Military Friendly Schools" in a nation-wide publicity campaign. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's service members and veterans as students.

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SXU continues to rank among top 25 percent in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 "Best Colleges in the Midwest"

September 15, 2011: For the sixth consecutive year, Saint Xavier University continues to rank among the top 25 percent of all Midwest master's comprehensive universities, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2012 rankings for "Best Colleges in the Midwest."

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SXU ranks in Top 10 online Master of Science in Nursing Degree Programs

July 21, 2011: Saint Xavier University's School of Nursing ranked sixth in the "Top 10 Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree Programs of 2011-2012" by TheBestColleges.com. SXU's online MSN program, which offers specializations in clinical leadership and executive leadership, was assessed as a "highly selective, leadership-oriented" degree program from "a top-ranked Catholic university with a nursing school nationally recognized for its excellence in nursing education." Rankings are based on numerous factors, including reputation, accreditation, student satisfaction, ratio of students to instructors and tuition.

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SXU University Relations wins two prestigious Golden Trumpet awards

May 9, 2011: Saint Xavier University's Office for University Relations received two Golden Trumpet awards for its television football coverage and its University magazine at the Publicity Club of Chicago's 52nd Annual Golden Trumpet Awards Luncheon on May 6 at Chicago's Palmer House Hilton Hotel. The Golden Trumpet Awards is the premier awards competition for Chicago's public relations and communications professionals. The coveted awards are presented for excellence in planning, creativity and execution.

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SXU receives Council for Advancement and Support of Education award

November 18, 2010: Saint Xavier University received an award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District V. SXU received a Silver Award in the "Best Annual Report" category for its "Saint Xavier University Annual Report: Contributions that Count."

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National League for Nursing names SXU program to second consecutive "Center of Excellence" designation

October 7, 2010: Saint Xavier University's School of Nursing was one of only six programs in the nation to be honored by the National League for Nursing as a "Center of Excellence" during its 2010 Education Summit in Las Vegas.

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