Alumni Profiles

Profile: Kenny Malone

October 1, 2011 |

Kenny Malone

Bachelor of Science in mathematics and economics, 2007

Reporter, WLRN public radio and Miami Herald



The Heart of the Story | How do you go from a mathematics degree to a career as an investigative journalist? … Read More

Profile: Pepper Sweeny

October 1, 2011 |

Pepper Sweeney

Bachelor of Arts in communications and theater, 1988

Television actor

Los Angeles | Cincinnati

A Familiar Face | You could label Pepper Sweeney “the man who came to TV dinner.” During the past two decades, the affable actor … Read More

Profile: Josh Spring

July 1, 2011 |

JOSH SPRING Bachelor of Social Work, 2007 Executive Director, Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless Cincinnati

The Making of a Social Worker | The son of a pastor, Josh Spring spent the first part of his life in the rural … Read More

Profile: Desiree Demonbreun

July 1, 2011 |

DESIREE DEMONBREUN Bachelor of Arts in organizational communications, 1999 Corporate Counsel, Wellcare Health Plans Inc. Tampa, Fla.

Career Ambitions | After graduating from a high school that specialized in health sciences and engineering, Demonbreun thought she wanted to be a … Read More

Profile: Kenneth Lehmann

July 1, 2011 |

KENNETH LEHMANN Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1964 Senior sales manager, Ottawa Sun, Sun Media Stittsville, Ontario, Canada

Baked Goods | Growing up in Louisville, Lehmann and his brothers worked in their father’s bakery when they weren’t playing football … Read More

Profile: Bob Fullarton

July 1, 2011 |

BOB FULLARTON Bachelor of Science in communication arts, 1973 Senior vice president for partnerships, dunnhumbyUSA Cincinnati

Claim to Fame | As a basketball player at Xavier, Bob Fullarton helped whip the University of Cincinnati in 1971, hitting two free throws … Read More

Profile: Myron Kilgore

April 1, 2011 |

MYRON KILGORE Bachelor of Arts in English 1958; Master of Education in counseling, 1969 Retired principal and hearing officer, Cincinnati Public Schools Cincinnati

Running Game | Kilgore was one of the first African-American students to enter Xavier. He arrived in … Read More

Profile: Alvarene Owens

April 1, 2011 |

ALVARENE OWENS Master of Science in corrections, 1973 Owner, Alvarene Ownens Co., LPA Dayton, Ohio

An Early Education | Before Alvarene Owens finished high school, she could recite every U.S. president and the major historical events during their terms. “That’s … Read More

Profile: Shannon Starkey-Taylor

April 1, 2011 |

SHANNON STARKEY-TAYLOR Master of Education in Administration, 2008 Vice President of Services, The Children’s Home of Cincinnati Cincinnati

Career Path | The Children’s Home is the only place Starkey-Taylor has worked since graduating from college in 1995. She started as … Read More

Profile: Jim C. Aranda

January 1, 2011 |

Jim C. Aranda Bachelor of Arts in History, 1968 Partner, Stebelton, Aranda and Snider Lancaster, Ohio

High School Dropout | As Aranda explains it, he is a high school dropout. Really, he’s as much a seminary dropout. He attended a seminary … Read More