Saint Xavier University (SXU) was awarded a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education under its Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Title V Program to increase retention and graduation rates. This award marks the first Title V grant and second major federal grant received by SXU tied to its designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).
Saint Xavier University (SXU) continues to receive annual accolades from the U.S. News & World Report. In the 2020 edition, released September 9, SXU was named a "Best Value School," a "Best Regional University" and one of the "Top 10 Most Diverse" universities in the Midwest. Saint Xavier was also recognized this year for the first time for being a "Best College for Veterans" and "A Top Performer on Social Mobility" among regional universities in the Midwest.
Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Graham School of Management (GSM) partnered with Catholic Charities on August 30 for a backpack drive at Lincoln Elementary School in Chicago Heights.
Saint Xavier University's (SXU) Exercise Science program was recently recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association's (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP) for providing excellence in the classroom to prepare students for long-term professional success.