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Xavier Magazine | January 19, 2019

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Winter 2007

President’s Residence

January 2, 2007 |

Click here to see a video slideshow narrated by the author of this piece.

Beneath a ceiling of stars, a colorful wooden lizard scales the wall while an iron buzzard perched on a high ledge surveys the landscape below. The airy office, … Read More

Common Ground

January 2, 2007 |

Christine Dacey sees her classes connected to a university in Paris. Steven Herbert sees a seamless blending of University services. Kandi Stinson sees revolutionary changes in teaching and learning. Debra Mooney sees opportunities to expand Jesuit spirituality. David Dodd sees … Read More

Second Chances

January 2, 2007 |

The 51 bus squeaks to a stop at the corner of Dana and Ledgewood. Donna Fambro picks up her bag, grabs the railing and carefully walks down the steps. She moves to the sidewalk in front of the faded wooden … Read More

Profile: Kim Nuesse

January 1, 2007 |

Kim Nuesse Bachelor of Liberal Arts, 2001 Police Chief, Sandusky (Ohio) Police Department

Changing Times | While working at the local McDonald’s as a teenager in the late 1970s, Nuesse quickly took note of the female police officer who often stopped … Read More

Profile: Sandra Bergeron

January 1, 2007 |

Sandra Bergeron Master of Business Administration, 1989 Chairman of the board, TriCipher; chairman of the board, TraceSecurity, Saratoga, Calif.

The Road West | A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Bergeron grew up in Atlanta and brought a bachelor’s degree in information systems … Read More

Profile: Suzanne Abel Burke

January 1, 2007 |

Suzanne Abel Burke Master of Business Administration, 1988 Chief Executive Officer, Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio

I Quit | Burke has held a lot of jobs in her life—many high-powered—but there was only one she quit outright. As an 18-year-old, … Read More

Profile: Gretchen Schmidt

January 1, 2007 |

Gretchen Schmidt Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1979 President and CEO, Franklin Savings and Loan, Cincinnati

Family Funds | Schmidt is carrying on the family business that began in the German immigrant neighborhoods of Over-the-Rhine and East Walnut Hills with … Read More

Schott in the Arm

January 1, 2007 |

When the University launched the To See Great Wonders campaign in September, the Learning Commons received an immediate boost from an old-line Cincinnati family with a very familiar name. The Marge and Charles Schott Family Foundation stepped forward to contribute … Read More

Dewy Decimal goes Digital

January 1, 2007 |

The times are indeed a changin’—and the move from printed books to electronic volumes is undeniable. Still, the University library registered 270,000 visits last year. So when the library is renovated and attached to the high-tech Learning Commons as part … Read More

Campaigning at a Glance

January 1, 2007 |

The To See Great Wonders campaign will enable the University to revolutionize the student learning experience and dramatically enhance the campus environment. Its priorities include:

  • The James E. Hoff, S.J., Academic Quad, a contemporary teaching and learning environment anchored … Read More

Serious Fun

January 1, 2007 |

One of the women’s soccer team’s traditions is allowing the players to conduct a themed practice in which they dress up before taking the field.

Last year the theme was the most outrageous shorts. This year was Halloween.

Amber Silvis, … Read More

Hallowed Halls

January 1, 2007 |

Three new members were inducted into the P. Douglas O’Keefe Xavier University Athletic Hall of Fame in November— Joe Sunderman, Pete Spoerl and Jennifer Phillips. Sunderman is a former basketball standout and longtime radio voice of the Musketeers. He played … Read More

Digging In

January 1, 2007 |

The women’s volleyball team battled an egregious foe both on and off the court this year—breast cancer. Off the court, the team raised $500 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation by spending three hours volunteering as servers at … Read More

Back on the Field

January 1, 2007 |

It began inspiring and intense, invigorating and incredible. The result was not as intended, but that was inconsequential. The Oct. 21 football game against Marquette University was more than just a game. It was a piece of history. It marked … Read More

X-Panding Markets

January 1, 2007 |

On-campus entrepreneurship is on the rise. This fall, the University’s entrepreneurial center opened two new student-operated businesses and made subtle changes to one more. The new businesses include X-press Laundry Service, which picks up and delivers student laundry and dry … Read More