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Xavier Magazine | December 17, 2018

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Fall 2002

Playing for Keeps

October 2, 2002 |

If all the world’s a stage, then Cathy Springfield is one happy woman. The ever-ebullient Springfield lives for the theater, and now—as the University’s director for performing arts—she’s got a new one of her own. A theater, that is.

The … Read More

Beating Cheating

October 2, 2002 |

Paul Fiorelli sat behind his desk grading papers when he suddenly became excited. Grading papers is a monotonous task, but occasionally a good paper comes along that makes the effort worthwhile. For a moment, Fiorelli, a professor of legal studies, … Read More

After Hours

October 2, 2002 |

For eight hours every day, work is the priority for the University’s faculty, staff and administrators. But at the end of the day, well, it’s the end of the day: Time to unwind, test the boundaries and exercise something more … Read More

Church in Crisis

October 2, 2002 |

Since January, when the Boston Globe broke the story about Bernard Cardinal Law’s handling of cases of sex abuse by former priests, an almost continuous series of disturbing stories has been repeated nationwide. In the wake of revelations of sexual … Read More

Profile: Ven Ochaya

October 1, 2002 |

Ven Ochaya earned a bachelor of Science in chemistry from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas in 1982; a Master of Science in chemistry from the University of Texas in 1985; a Ph.D. in chemistry/polymer science from the University of … Read More

Profile: Ted Annis

October 1, 2002 |

Ted Annis earned a Bachelor of Science from Xavier in 1964 and an M.B.A. in 1965. He came out of retirement to form a company that markets bio-defense technology. He lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

In the beginning | Annis spent … Read More

Profile: Nancy Linenkugel

October 1, 2002 |

Nancy Linenkugel earned her master’s degree in health services administration from Xavier in 1980. She’s now president of Chatfield College in Brown County, Ohio. She’s also a Franciscan nun.

Conversion | Linenkugel was 52 years old when she went looking for … Read More

Profile: Amy Fenton

October 1, 2002 |

Amy Fenton earned a Bachelor of Science in business admininstration from Xavier in 1991. She is vice president and manager of the Latin American regions for ACNielsen BASES.

Testing, Testing | ACNielsen BASES does research and sales forecasts for new product … Read More

The 1831 Society

October 1, 2002 |

Few people are more crucial to the success of the University than members of The 1831 Society. The 1831 Society is:

• The University’s No. 1 group of donors to the annual fund.

• The University’s most presti- gious donor … Read More

Annual Fund

October 1, 2002 |

Since the completion of the Century Campaign last year, the annual fund has become the University’s No. 1 fund-raising priority.

Gifts of all sizes are needed and critical, not only for financial reasons but institutional reputation as well: In its … Read More

Fifty Years Later

October 1, 2002 |

It’s been 50 years since the University formally created an annual giving program.

“I’ll tell you the biggest difference between now and then,” says Paul Lindsay, a 1956 graduate and associate vice president for university relations. “Back in 1952, when … Read More

The Fame Names

October 1, 2002 |

The University is inducting three new members to its athletic hall of fame on Nov. 15: Pete Gillen, who is the University’s winningest basketball coach, rifle star Jason Parker and former two-sport standout Karen Ohe Jagers.

Gillen went 202-75 in … Read More

Karolina On Its Mind

October 1, 2002 |

The women’s basketball team is becoming very worldly. This season, it has players from four countries on its roster—France, Finland, Bosnia and America.

The French connection is freshman Karolina Piotrkiewicz, a 6-foot-3 forward who played in Calais, France, where former … Read More

Hoop Dreaming

October 1, 2002 |

For the first time in school history, the University’s basketball team has two preseason All-Americans. David West, a 6-foot-9 senior forward, and Romain Sato, a 6-5 junior guard, were named to the 2002-03 Wooden Award Preseason All-American Team—a list of … Read More

On Course

October 1, 2002 |

Doug Steiner is a week into an extended recruiting trip, sitting, for the moment, in the clubhouse of the Atlanta Athletic Club, which is hosting the U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship. He’s taking a few minutes to rest his feet, … Read More