Military

Poetic Therapy: Healing Wounds Through Words of War

October 2, 2013 |

Chris Collins saw a lot of bad things on his tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Explosions. Injured soldiers. Dead civilians. But what haunts him most is the image of a young Afghani boy, about 8 years old, who had stepped … Read More

Alumni Profile: Maj. Mark Smydra

April 1, 2013 |

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 in 1991 and, after a … Read More

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

April 1, 2013 |

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 era of unmanned predator … Read More

Center Stage

January 1, 2013 |

Nate Davis wasn’t even back to his seat when his phone started ringing. The former Marine sergeant, who’s now director of Xavier’s Center for Veterans Affairs, received an invitation to speak at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in September about … Read More

Topgun on Wall Street

January 1, 2013 |

When Jeffery Lay, highly decorated Naval aviator turned entrepreneur and author, went looking for a new challenge, he found it at latitude 39.148476º North, 84.547505º East—otherwise known as 3800 Victory Parkway.

Of course, Lay’s real world experiences are anything but … 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

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