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Xavier Magazine | December 17, 2018

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Posts By Greg Schaber

Profile: Patricia M. Summe

January 1, 2010 |

PATRICIA M. SUMME Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1975 Chief Judge, Kenton County Circuit Court Covington, Ky.

Recognition | Summe’s career on the bench has brought her a number of awards, including the Kentucky Bar Association’s 2009 Outstanding Judge Award, the … Read More

The Reluctant Servant

October 2, 2009 |

The voice on the phone speaks easily and laughs often. John P. Foley, S.J., may be several lifetimes removed from his youthful days at Xavier, yet, from the tone of his voice, it’s hard to imagine the 1958 graduate ever sounded … Read More

The Sound of Music

October 1, 2009 |

 Philip Enzweiler grew up listening to his mother’s advice: Give yourself career options, learn to do more than one thing well. The 1976 graduate took the message to heart. A German major during his Xavier days, Enzweiler has been a … Read More

Soldier Poet

October 1, 2009 |

War and family are the major themes in Capt. Christopher Collins’ life these days. Perhaps that isn’t surprising—the 2001 MEd graduate is an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves, where he serves as a detachment commander in psychological operations and … Read More

Global Reach

July 2, 2009 |

James Buchanan has vivid memories of the first time the F.B.I. came calling. It was five years ago, shortly after the U.S. State Department began sending representatives from the Muslim world for visits to Xavier’s Edward B. Brueggeman Center for … Read More

Message of Hope

July 2, 2009 |

Rabbi Abie Ingber can’t hide his discomfort. It’s a breezy, overcast Friday afternoon, and Ingber pauses outside the Gallagher Student Center’s lower level. In several days, he leaves for a humanitarian visit to the refugee camps in the African nation … Read More

Voice of Hope

July 1, 2009 |

Marge Thurin’s parents were always involved in service organizations. So Thurin expected that she would be, as well. But Thurin didn’t envision the unexpected challenges she would face along the way.

Thurin graduated from Edgecliff College in 1956 and came … Read More

Pay It Forward

April 2, 2009 |

Even on the most optimistic day, Denver is a long way from Cincinnati. But for an 18-year-old, deciding to leave the security of home in the high plains to start a new life as a Xavier student amidst the valleys … Read More

Take Two

April 1, 2009 |

Russell Goings has been busy this winter. In January, the 1959 graduate saw 13 years of writing, rewriting and revising rewarded when Simon and Schuster published his epic griotsong, The Children of Children Keep Coming. There followed a number of books … Read More

Saving History

April 1, 2009 |

Former professor of communication arts Denis Clark is now in a different field—history. For nearly 40 years, Clark has been collecting and distributing historic movie memorabilia from his own “museum” in Riley Township, Ohio, just north of Cincinnati. The two-story, … Read More

Retirement Rx

April 1, 2009 |

Dr. Richard Wendel looks at retirement and sees what many people don’t: opportunity. The trick, says the 1997 XMBA grad, lies in the planning. That’s how Wendel came to write Retire With a Mission, published by Sourcebooks early this year. “I … Read More

The Art of Faith

January 2, 2009 |

Forty years pass quickly. But the memories that matter never seem to dim. Professor of art Suzanne Chouteau can clearly recall the moment when, as a Catholic grade-schooler, she connected personal expression with faith, prayer and seeking God.

“I used … Read More

King Revival

January 1, 2009 |

Cincinnati’s legendary King Records may get a new lease on life, thanks in part to Xavier’s Department of Art. The University and the art faculty are exploring a partnership with the Evanston Community Council and its Flavor of Art Studio, … Read More

Northern Lights

January 1, 2009 |

The broken sunlight spatters Joe Enzweiler’s log cabin with splotches of yellow-gold. It’s February, and on recent nights the temperature here near Fairbanks, Alaska, has dipped to 40-below zero. The morning air—in other months rich with the scent of alder, … Read More

Profile: Bill Fuchs

October 1, 2008 |

BILL FUCHS Bachelor of Science-Business Administration, 1970; Master of Health Administration, 1972 President of Group Operations, Catholic Healthcare West Phoenix

A Big Net | As head of Catholic Healthcare West’s regional operation in Arizona, Nevada, and the southern and middle portions … Read More