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Xavier Magazine | September 23, 2017

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Posts By Greg Schaber

Gone Sweet Home

October 1, 2008 |

Tradition and memory are handy tools for giving life context and, by extension, meaning. Each generation carries its particular set of memories, built on the foundations provided by previous generations. For some Xavier graduates, it may be the old Red … Read More

Q&A: Olympian Jason Parker

October 1, 2008 |

On Aug. 12, 2008, U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker sat down with his computer somewhere in Beijing to answer questions about his experience as an Olympic marksman. Beijing marked the third time the 1996 graduate competed as a … Read More

Cold Cuts: Dead or Alive

October 1, 2008 |

Russ Donaldson has seen the facial expressions and heard all the jokes. But while others may find it odd that that the 1987 mortuary science graduate and longtime funeral director now owns a catering service, Donaldson sees it as part … Read More

Changing Lives

October 1, 2008 |

Calling Rhonda Gillian-Smith a non-traditional student is something of an understatement. By the time she came to Xavier to study for her master’s degree in human resource development in 2002, she was 20 years into a career as a union … Read More

The Hard Right

July 2, 2008 |

Judi Blair was devastated when the scandal broke. In an instant, much of her life savings was gone.

It was 2004, and Blair had then invested 38 years of her life—since age 18—and much of her savings in Dayton Power … Read More

Global Discovery

July 2, 2008 |

When it was time to say goodbye, Kristi Horstman cried. It was the last thing the senior expected. When she arrived in Nairobi, Kenya, four weeks earlier, she was so flustered by travel troubles that she just wanted the trip … Read More

Profile: Tom Clark

July 1, 2008 |

TOM CLARK Bachelor of Science, 1970 School psychologist, Clermont County Educational Service Center Cincinnati

Time Out | Clark spent 34 years officiating sporting events. Active in basketball and baseball at Cincinnati’s St. Xavier High School, he originally wanted to be a … Read More

The Hard Right

July 1, 2008 |

Judi Blair was devastated when the scandal broke. In an instant, much of her life savings was gone.

It was 2004, and Blair had then invested 38 years of her life—since age 18—and much of her savings in Dayton Power … Read More

Lay President

July 1, 2008 |

Robert Gervasi visited Quincy University’s web site, and what he saw looked strangely familiar. The 1,300-student Franciscan school in Quincy, Ill., was just about the same size as Xavier during Gervasi’s undergraduate days. What’s more, Gervasi’s family background included strong … Read More

King of Queen

July 1, 2008 |

Jim Blum says there’s something special—almost human—about a real steamboat. And to Blum, no steamboat is more special than the Delta Queen. 

Blum was finishing his junior year at the University in 1968 when he saw a bulletin-board ad for … Read More

The Next Frontier

April 2, 2008 |

The University built it, and they came. Without announcement or invitation. A steady stream of them, says librarian Betty Porter.

As soon as the carpet and furniture arrived in the prototype of the planned Learning Commons, students packed the place.

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Profile: Brian Vaughan

April 1, 2008 |

BRIAN VAUGHAN, M.D. Bachelor of Science, 1997 Anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Associates of Cincinnati Cincinnati

Providing Care | In addition to his medical practice, Vaughan is founder and head of the Foundation for International Medicine, a non-profit organization aimed at improving the health … Read More

The Voice of Experience

April 1, 2008 |

Stephanie Sisak came to Xavier nine years ago as an adjunct professor in the Williams College of Business. She has been a full-time visiting professor for the past two years. An avid world traveler, golfer, real-estate investor and Musketeer basketball … Read More

The ATP Announcer

April 1, 2008 |

Stephanie Sisak loves a challenge. The Hazlet, N.J., native works as a full-time visiting professor teaching corporate finance at the University’s Williams College of Business, operates her own real estate inspection firm in Texas and New Mexico, and is an … Read More

Standard of Measure

April 1, 2008 |

Dr. Thomas Freytag has spent his entire professional career working with the families and community institutions in and around Wapakoneta, Ohio. And last year, the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians recognized his years of dedication and named the 1973 graduate … Read More

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