Fall 2008

Profile: Dan Murphy

October 1, 2008 |

DAN MURPHY Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1985 Founder and President, The Growth Coach Cincinnati

A Calling | Murphy’s goal is to append happy endings to Murphy’s Law—that if anything can go wrong, it will—particularly as it applies to small-business … Read More

Nursing Grant

October 1, 2008 |

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the University’s Department of Nursing a three-year, $809,090 grant, which is being used to create a new academic concentration focusing on the clinical nurse leader (CNL) specialty within the master’s degree … Read More

Healthy Gift

October 1, 2008 |

Wilma McGrath, who worked as a registered nurse at Xavier’s health and counseling center, left the University a $100,000 gift as part of her estate. McGrath died earlier this year at the age of 90. The center is named after … Read More

Gone Sweet Home

October 1, 2008 |

Tradition and memory are handy tools for giving life context and, by extension, meaning. Each generation carries its particular set of memories, built on the foundations provided by previous generations. For some Xavier graduates, it may be the old Red … Read More

Designer Tea

October 1, 2008 |

Danielle DiBenedetto, a North Olmstead, Ohio, native and 2003 graduate, always knew she wanted to do something with graphics, but she also wanted to work in fashion. Inspired by the Victorian Era, the former art student researched this period and … Read More

Anniversary

October 1, 2008 |

The Initiative for Catholic Schools is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. The program, which was initiated by a grant from the Clement and Ann Buenger Foundation in 2003,  is designed to continue to enhance the effectiveness of Catholic schools … Read More

Emptying Dorms, Filling Homes

October 1, 2008 |

As part of the overall development of the University that is coming about as a result of the To See Great Wonders capital campaign, the Brockman Residence Hall, which was built in the 1960s, underwent a substantial renovation this year. … Read More

The Rifleman

October 1, 2008 |

Jason Parker marched confidently into China with his rifle in hand. Under normal circumstances, that might be an ominous occurrence considering the 1996 graduate is a sergeant in the U.S. Army’s Marksmanship Unit. But in this case, Parker’s presence in … Read More

Q&A: Olympian Jason Parker

October 1, 2008 |

On Aug. 12, 2008, U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker sat down with his computer somewhere in Beijing to answer questions about his experience as an Olympic marksman. Beijing marked the third time the 1996 graduate competed as a … Read More

Cold Cuts: Dead or Alive

October 1, 2008 |

Russ Donaldson has seen the facial expressions and heard all the jokes. But while others may find it odd that that the 1987 mortuary science graduate and longtime funeral director now owns a catering service, Donaldson sees it as part … Read More

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