Alumni Profiles

Profile: Linda Young

January 1, 2013 |

Linda Young

Bachelor of Science in social work, 1989 Executive Director, Welcome House of Northern Kentucky Covington, Ky.

Winning the Lottery | “I won the lottery a long time ago,” says Linda Young, referring to her childhood in Mason, Ohio. … Read More

Alumni Profile: Carl Bergman

January 1, 2013 |

Carl Bergman

Master of Business Administration, 1972 Board member, Cincinnati Habitat for Humanity Cincinnati

Hammer Time | For Carl Bergman, giving checks to nonprofits was always easier than giving time. But after he retired from his job as a marketing … Read More

Profile: Maj. Mark Smydra

October 1, 2012 |

Maj. Mark Smydra Bachelor of Arts in organizational communications, 1995 Master of Education in agency and community counseling, 1996 Strategy and Plans Officer, Department of Defense Washington, D.C.

Walk On | Smydra walked onto Xavier’s campus … Read More

Profile: Col. Paul Fellinger Jr.

October 1, 2012 |

Col. Paul Fellinger Jr. Bachelor of Arts in international affairs, 1990 Garrison Commander for the U.S. Army Garrison at Presidio Monterey, Calif.

Army Brat | Paul Fellinger Jr., has been moving since before he had motor skills. … Read More

Profile: Lt. Col. Paul Fellinger Sr.

October 1, 2012 |

Lt. Col. Paul Fellinger Sr. Bachelor of Arts in history, 1967 Retired Cincinnati

Blue Bloods | Four generations of Fellinger freshmen have now passed through Xavier’s doors—Raymond Fellinger, an English student who went on to become Xavier’s … Read More

Profile: Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland

October 1, 2012 |

Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland Master of Arts in history, 1966 Retired Montgomery, Ala.

An Ace 50 Years in the Making | Before Top Gun, there was Lt. Gen. Charles G. “Chick” Cleveland. And unlike today’s … Read More

Profile: M. Stephanie Martin

July 1, 2012 |

M. Stephanie Martin Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts, 2008 Human resources assistant, Military Science, Xavier Cincinnati

Flying the coop | During high school, M. Stephanie Martin spent a summer in New Jersey with her uncle, a command sergeant major … Read More

Profile: Thomas A. Coz

July 1, 2012 |

Thomas A. Coz Bachelor of Arts in History, 1976 Safe Environment Coordinator for Children and Youth Archdiocese of Cincinnati

On The Watch | Thomas Coz has his keen eye on some 79,000 church employees in Southern Ohio. As the new … Read More

Profile: Melissa Currence

July 1, 2012 |

Melissa Currence Bachelor of Arts in Political Science 2001 Interactive Media Project Manager, Greater Cincinnati Foundation; President, League of Women Voters Cincinnati

Club Day | Her first month at Xavier, Currence went to Club Day on the Mall and stopped … Read More

Profile: Ryan Krcmarich

July 1, 2012 |

Ryan Krcmarich Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, 2001 Owner, Tacos Without Borders Indianapolis

Career Shift | After graduating from Xavier, Ryan Krcmarich spent six years organizing political campaigns. “I’ve always been a people person,” he says. “Meeting all the … Read More