SXU's Commencement ceremonies attract media attention
This time of year brings convocations for both high school and university students across the nation and Saint Xavier University (SXU) would like to extend its deepest congratulations and well-wishes for success to all of its graduates! SXU held its 170th Annual Commencement ceremonies during the weekend of May 6 and 7, where a total of 975 graduates were celebrated. The weekend's ceremonies was filled with tears of joy and pride, laughter and an overall sense of accomplishment by students and administration alike.
The annual festivities incorporated an exciting line-up of speakers this year, which included Dorri McWhorter, CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Actor/Comedian and South Side Chicago native George Robert Wendt III, and President and CEO of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls Rev. L. Scott Donahue. This line-up gained not only the attention of SXU graduates but various media outlets throughout the Chicagoland area.
The following are media outlets that featured SXU's Commencement ceremonies:
- DNAinfo Chicago
- Daily Southtown (pre-ceremony coverage)
- WCIU-TV's You and Me (Facebook)
- Daily Southtown (post-ceremony coverage)
- Evergreen Park Courier (print only)
- Mount Greenwood Express (print only)
Missed the Commencement ceremonies? No problem, watch them here! Be sure to tune into NBC's Nightly News on Friday, June 3 to see SXU's College of Arts and Sciences featured in their annual graduation round-up feature!