Fall 2004

Putting a Face on Xavier

October 1, 2004 |

Beth Bowman and her husband, Ted, were all set to help their son, Charlie, with his college search when they realized they had a daunting task in front of them. Not only were they searching for a perfect match to … Read More

Patriotic Pitch

October 1, 2004 |

In a dusty Internet tent constructed on an Army base about 60 miles north of Baghdad and several thousand miles from Cincinnati, Jeff Brown, a 1997 graduate and 1st Lt. in the Kentucky Army National Guard, checks his e-mail. He … Read More

Membership Privileges

October 1, 2004 |

There are a number of benefits to alumni status besides discounted basketball tickets and networking opportunities, one being the chance to take classes without ever having to sweat through a final again. At this year’s reunion weekend, 272 members signed … Read More

Look Mom, No Wires

October 1, 2004 |

Xavier students can now go online without going indoors. This summer, the University installed wireless technology in the academic mall, making that area the fourth wireless computer environment on campus, along with the Gallagher Student Center, the Cohen Center and … Read More

Liberal Artist

October 1, 2004 |

In hindsight, Elizabeth Shortt says, the signs were clear. There was the fateful day a third grade teacher in Nottawa, Canada, took her aside and said, in no uncertain terms, that she must become an artist. Then there was the … Read More

Hot Shots

October 1, 2004 |

Jay Kletecka has a degree in finance and makes his living as a math teacher, but his real future may lie in the numbers he adds up on the Pop-A-Shot arcade game. The 2001 graduate is a master of the … Read More

Home at Last

October 1, 2004 |

Xavier alumni will soon have a place to call their own. This summer, the University began remodeling a portion of the Alumni Center to create a reception and banquet facility for visiting graduates and dignitaries. The area’s creation came as … Read More

Helping Your Child Succeed at Xavier

October 1, 2004 |

You may be wondering how your student can achieve academic success. You, as the parent, are an important resource for your child’s support and success. Therefore, it is important for you to know what tools are available on campus to … Read More

Extra Credit: Amos Yong

October 1, 2004 |

On the surface, Amos Yong would seem a study in contradictions—an inclusivist Pentecostal minister who teaches at a Baptist college and embraces Buddhism. But that’s not the case. Yong is a native of West Malaysia, but his family moved to … Read More

Easy Rider

October 1, 2004 |

“I hung up my long distance spurs today,” says Fred Evans, an hour after walking through the door of his Sunapee, N.H., home. In June, the 73-year-old Evans rode his 2001 Harley-Davidson motorcycle more than 3,000 miles to Xavier to … Read More

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