Xavier Magazine

Musketeer Rooms Fill Bedroom Community

July 1, 2001 |

Finding a hotel with a Xavier connection isn’t as difficult as you might think. That’s because M.B.A. graduates John Sweetwood and Steve Porter oversee some of the largest chains in the country.

As president of the Americas Division of Bass … Read More

Memorable Mortarboards

July 1, 2001 |

Graduation day wouldn’t be complete without a compelling story. Here are two from this year’s commencement, the first held in the Cintas Center:

• Rickie Bell spent the last eight years attending Xavier during the day and working nights as a … Read More

Hottest Job at the Airport

July 1, 2001 |

Strangely enough, it was a trip to the barber that inspired Steven Petty to become a fireman.

“I was driving home when I saw some firemen at a practice fire,” says Petty, a 1998 graduate of the weekend degree program. … Read More

Hamergren’s Chief Rewards

July 1, 2001 |

Becoming a chief executive officer has given John Hammergren a taste of the celebrity life. But he insists that others deserve the glamour more than he does. “It’s important to surround yourself with people you believe in,” he says, “then … Read More

Flying with NASA

July 1, 2001 |

Ann Thompson, a producer at the WVXU 91.7 FM, will be accompanying a team of University of Cincinnati students to NASA headquarters in Houston, Texas on Aug. 9 to document their participation in the “NASA Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities … Read More

Father Hoff Says Goodbye

July 1, 2000 |

From Xavier magazine, Fall 2000 By James E. Hoff, S.J.

My final months as president will be a marvelous opportunity to thank many people for their great contributions to the University. As I reflect on my years at Xavier, I become more … Read More