Fall 2005

Neighborhood Vision

October 1, 2005 |

The University was awarded a $50,000 3M Foundation Vision Grant that is being used to create a collaborative with the neighboring Evanston Business Association to revitalize the Montgomery Road business corridor.

The effort is part of a community revitalization partnership … Read More

Remembering Rebecca

October 1, 2005 |

On April 10, 1992, Rebecca Sewell-Cummings made history. The junior accounting major “crossed the line” and became the first member inducted into the University’s first black sorority. Although she was the shortest of the 10 inductees, her petite stature belied … Read More

Leading the League

October 1, 2005 |

University President Michael J. Graham, S.J., was elected president of the Atlantic 10 Conference Presidents’ Council, which is the conference’s ultimate governing body. The president of the council provides direction to the presidents as they assist the commissioner with the … Read More

Diamond Days

October 1, 2005 |

Jay Johnson, a senior outfielder on the Xavier baseball team, was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball Draft, becoming the 19th Musketeer to move into the professional ranks. Johnson posted a … Read More

Coach’s Corner

October 1, 2005 |

Scott Googins became the University’s head baseball coach in June, replacing Dan Simonds, who returned to Miami University to take over that school’s head coaching duties. Googins was an assistant with Simonds at Miami and came with him to Xavier … Read More

Clearly Clary

October 1, 2005 |

Tennis player Lauren Clary graduated in June, but she didn’t leave empty-handed. Clary was one of just 29 female athletes nationally awarded an NCAA postgraduate scholarship, which she’s using to pursue her doctorate of psychology at Saint Louis University.

She … Read More

On The Verge

October 1, 2005 |

Tara Boothe is in full rehab- ilitation mode, emerging from the weight room in the bowels of the Cintas Center on crutches, still flushed from a workout. She is two days removed from surgery on her right knee, her second … Read More

Leadership Lessons

October 1, 2005 |

It’s one thing to form an opinion about a politician from media accounts. But it’s another to get to know them firsthand. That’s why the 33 students in professor Art Shriberg’s graduate Principles of Leadership class brought in the candidates … Read More

Golden Years

October 1, 2005 |

Philosophy professor Frank Oppenheim, S.J., and associate chemistry professor emeritus Theodore Thepe, S.J., were honored by the University and the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus for 50 years of service. The two, who each began teaching at Xavier … Read More

Business Profession

October 1, 2005 |

Paul Coloma has an impressive résumé. The international business major speaks four languages, serves as a student senator, is an honors student, Williams scholar, Brueggeman fellow, resident assistant and retreat leader. He also spent the past few months honing his … Read More