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Orientation Leaders

Ivie Ehigie

Ivie Ehigie

SXU Year: Junior

Major: Clinical Psychology and Spanish for Social and Community Services

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Marist

SXU Involvement: Belize Service Trip, Campus Ministry retreats, Chi-Alpha Bible Study Treasurer, Resident Peer Minister, Spring Break Service Trips, Student Ambassador, Student Worker at Public Safety, Women's Retreat leader

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming Week

Miguel Angel Esquinca

Miguel Angel Esquinca

SXU Year: Senior

Major: Biology (Pre-Med) and Music

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Thomas Kelly High School

SXU Involvement: Chamber String Group, Chemistry Lab Assistant , Concert and Marching Band, Resident Assistant, Student Success Program, Symphonic Orchestra, Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, UNIDOS

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming and SXU Retreats.

NaShawnda Foster

NaShawnda Foster

Year: Senior

Major: Accounting

Hometown: South Holland, IL

High School: Thornridge High

SXU Involvement: Black Student Union Treasurer, Campus Ministry Retreats, Transitions Peer Mentor

Favorite SXU Tradition: SXC Spring Formal

Kelsie Fowler

Kelsie Fowler

SXU Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Hometown: Sheboygan, WI

High School: Sheboygan North High

SXU Involvement: Bookstore employee , Campus Ministry, Student Ambassadors

Favorite SXU Tradition: SXC Foam Party

Andrew Howe

Andrew Howe

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL

High School: Victor J. Andrew

SXU Involvement: American Chemical Society, Campus Ministry, Math Tutor, Beta Beta Beta Historian, Organic Chemistry Tutor, Resident Assistant, Service Club

Favorite SXU Tradition: Noon mass in the Chapel

Amanda Kalas

Amanda Kalas

SXU Year: Senior

Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Hometown: Hickory Hills

High School: Stagg High School

SXU Involvement: Awakenings and Quest retreats, Campus Ministry, Resident Assistant, Spring Break Service trips, Study Abroad

Favorite SXU Tradition: Heritage Ball

Khalfani King

Khalfani King

SXU Year: Sophomore

Major: Finance

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: De La Salle Institute

SXU Involvement: Business Students Association, Football, Student Ambassadors

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

Megan Lavelle

Megan Lavelle

Year: Junior

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Oak Lawn IL

High School: Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

SXU Involvement: American Sign Language Club, Awakenings Leader, Chapel Choir, Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Mercy Students for Peace & Justice, Peer Minister for Campus Ministry, Service Club, Service Trips, Students for Life

Favorite SXU Tradition: Spring Break Service Trip

Amanda Magee

Amanda Magee

Year: Senior

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Frankfort, IL

High School: Lincoln-Way North High School

SXU Involvement: Peer Minister, Saint Xavier Council, Schmitt Scholar, Women's Track and Cross Country

Favorite SXU Tradition: Scarlet and Gray Awards

 

Denisse Marquez

Denisse Marquez

Year: Junior

Major: Computer Science & Accounting

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

SXU Involvement: Student Ambassador, Student Worker, Students Working to Advance Technology treasurer, Transitions Peer Mentor, UNIDOS Treasurer

Favorite SXU Tradition: Commuter Appreciation Week

Jourdnae Moore

Jourdnae Moore

Year: Sophomore

Major: Business

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

High School: Homestead High School

SXU Involvement: Business Students Association, Chi Alpha Bible Study Group, Resident Assistant

Favorite SXU Tradition: Finals Breakfast...I love breakfast for dinner!

Alexa Nakutis

Alexa Nakutis

Year: Sophomore

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Woodridge, IL

High School: Benet Academy

SXU Involvement: Rebound Peer Mentor, Transitions Peer Mentor

Favorite SXU tradition: First Day for First-Years

Kenny Nevarez

Kenny Nevarez

SXU Year: Junior

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Algonquin, IL

High School: H.D. Jacobs High School

SXU Involvement: League of Legends Club

Favorite SXU Tradition: Awakening and Quest Retreats

Amy Salgado

Amy Salgado

Year: Sophomore

Major: Spanish for Social and Community Services

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: World Language

SXU Involvement: Student Ambassador Program

Favorite SXU Tradition: SXC Foam Party

Brandon Swanson

Brandon Swanson

Year: Senior 

Major: Mass Communications & Business Management

Hometown: Rockford, IL

High School: Boylan Catholic High School

SXU Involvement: Sports Director at WXAV, Saint Xavier Council: Executive Vice President of the Legislative Branch

Favorite SXU Tradition: Homecoming

Chance's Walker

Chance's Walker

Year: Junior 

Major: Secondary Education & English

Hometown: Griffith, IN

High School: Griffith High School

SXU Involvement: Bible Study, Chapel Choir, Mercy Students for Peace and Justice, Student Success Program

Favorite SXU Tradition: SXC Foam Party