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Saint Xavier alumni catch early glimpse of Chicago’s two baseball teams

University friends, alumni convene in Mesa, Ariz., for White Sox-Cubs preseason game

Chicago (Feb. 26, 2007) – Alumni and friends of Saint Xavier University will watch the Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs preseason game during spring training on Sunday, March 4, at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz.

At the 3rd annual Saint Xavier University Alumni and Friends Weekend, participants will enjoy their own skybox view as the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs square off at 1:05 p.m. Participants also are invited to enjoy a luncheon on Saturday, March 3, at the Marriott Phoenix Mesa. 

“We are pleased that so many can join us this weekend. Trips such as these are both fun and rewarding,” said President Judith A. Dwyer, Ph.D., who will be at the event. “The alumni and friends of Saint Xavier University have a vital role as we move toward our vision of becoming a leading comprehensive Catholic university.”

For more information or to make reservations, please call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at (773) 298-3316 or e-mail alumni@sxu.edu. 

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

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