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Xavier Magazine | January 19, 2019

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Fall 2003

Mindful Studies

October 2, 2003 |

Barbara Neman turned to her son, Eli, as she was preparing for his fifth birthday party. His friends from preschool were about to arrive.

“Eli, would you please set the table?” she asked.

Eli took the plates, the ones decorated … Read More

Lost World

October 2, 2003 |

The old man on the other side of the village keeps a leopard in his hut,” the African fathers of Kituru would whisper to their children as they put them to bed. “It wears a red sweater. We’ve seen its … Read More

A Life in Prison

October 2, 2003 |

A little time in prison is good for business. Just ask Jeff Scheeler, the chief financial officer for First Title Agency.

When the bus transporting Scheeler approached the gates of the men’s correctional section of the Federal Medical Center in … Read More

Diversity Affirmed

October 2, 2003 |

College was always in the plans for Prince Edward Johnson Moultrie II, whose grandfather came from the Gullah culture of former slave colonies off the South Carolina coast. But Xavier University never made it onto his short list.

He always … Read More

the Changing Face of Campus

October 2, 2003 |

From his new office in Schott Hall, Marc Camille watched as the destruction started. Like a huge, mechanized, prehistoric carnivore, the red and white hydraulic shovel ripped into Dana Lodge, Walker Hall and Buschmann Hall with brutal efficiency, cracking beams, … Read More

Extra Credit: Tom Merrill

October 1, 2003 |

Tom Merrill joined the University’s music faculty in 2002 and stepped comfortably into the service mission. This summer, from June 10-16, he’s leading the Xavier Mission Choir on a trip to Mission Honduras, an orphanage for Honduran children and a … Read More

Wanza L. Jackson

October 1, 2003 |

Wanza L. Jackson Bachelor of Science in business administration, University of Cincinnati, 1985; Master of Science in criminal justice, 1992 | Warden, Warren Correctional Institution.


On the Inside | Jackson’s entry into corrections began in 1989 when she got a job … Read More

Suzanne Lunsford

October 1, 2003 |

Suzanne Lunsford Bachelor of Science in chemistry, 1990; Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, University of Cincinnati, 1995 | Ohio baton twirling champion, U.S. Twirling Association, age 11; Xavier pep band twirler, 1986-1990; Assistant professor of chemistry, Wright State University.

Seeds of Perfection | … Read More

Jack “Jake” Ruppert

October 1, 2003 |

Jack “Jake” Ruppert Bachelor of Arts in English, 1956 | Senior Partner, Ruppert Associates, Cincinnati.

Gridiron Glories | Ruppert played guard and linebacker on the University football team from 1953-1955. “We had a pretty good team the last year we were there,” … Read More

Brian McInerney

October 1, 2003 |

Brian McInerney Bachelor of Arts in international affairs, 1998; law degree from DePaul University, 2001 | Consular officer at the American Embassy in Dublin, Ireland.

Testing, Testing | While working for the attorney general in Illinois, McInerney took a series of tests … Read More

Public Support

October 1, 2003 |

The University’s newest honors program, Philosophy, Politics and the Public, caught the attention of the prestigious McGregor Fund, which donated $100,000 in May to help with course development. The fund awards only five such course development grants each year. The … Read More

Basket Case

October 1, 2003 |

Bill and Nancy Cleary really were not expecting anything. They were just trying to help Xavier. Bill, a 1963 M.B.A. graduate and retiree from Procter & Gamble, filled out a form and pretty much forgot about it. That’s when they … Read More

Folling Father Finn

October 1, 2003 |

The spring of 1925 was a time of great optimism at the University. Since the end of World War I, a wave of new construction had swept across campus—Alumni Science Hall, Corcoran Field, Hinkle Hall, Elet Hall. And at age … Read More

Tees Overseas

October 1, 2003 |

It’s the coach’s job to inspire the players, but that doesn’t mean a player can’t inspire a coach once in a while.

John Streibich, a freshman on the University’s golf team, comes to Xavier from St. Thomas, V.I., which gave … Read More

Hoopin’ Homecoming

October 1, 2003 |

Xavier is hosting this year’s Black Coaches Association Classic basketball tournament at the Cintas Center Nov. 15-17. The eight-team tournament is being held the same weekend as homecoming, providing alumni three chances to see the Musketeers in action—or see 12 … Read More