Spring 2004

Lessons Learned

April 2, 2004 |

Challenging Viewpoints: Trudelle Thomas, English

When I signed up for the class, I remember hearing from friends that the professor, Trudelle Thomas, had a slight reputation as a “feminist.” That term might have been passé then; it’s certainly archaic now. … Read More

Early Times

April 2, 2004 |

The westbound road into the Northwest Territory was no more than a trail worn smooth by the Indians when Col. Ebenezer Zane began slashing trees in 1796. He cleared a path from Wheeling, W.Va., southwest to Kentucky, creating the only … Read More

For God’s Sake

April 2, 2004 |

It’s a cruel riddle. Virtually all religions teach tolerance and love. And yet, for centuries men of all religious backgrounds have committed unspeakable atrocities in the name of God. If Sept. 11, 2001, underscored the dangers of extremist views, it … Read More

Profile: Wilson Willard III

April 1, 2004 |

Wilson Willard III | Bachelor of Science in education, 1993; Master’s of Education, 2003 | Founder, superintendent, W.E.B. DuBois Academy charter school, Cincinnati

Major Decision | As a business major at the University of Cincinnati, Willard didn’t feel challenged enough. So remembering … Read More

Profile: Terry Malone

April 1, 2004 |

Terry Malone | Bachelor of Science in history, 1957; Master of Education, 1960 | Former head football coach at Hamilton Catholic/ Stephen T. Badin High School, Hamilton, Ohio.

Marathon Man | Malone recently retired after 45 years as head football coach at … Read More

Profile: Jodi Allen

April 1, 2004 |

Jodi Allen | Bachelor of Science in business administration, 1987 | Director of Information Technology, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, for Procter & Gamble

World Traveler | A 16-year Procter & Gamble employee, Allen was transferred in June … Read More

Profile: Anthony Martino

April 1, 2004 |

Anthony Martino | Bachelor of Science in physics, 1983 | Electronics engineer with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

Old Models | As a child, Martino’s boyhood hobbies were in the realm of electronics, radios and photography. “I took apart scrap … Read More

Tyrone Hill Scores With Gift

April 1, 2004 |

Dan Cloran couldn’t believe his eyes. Diamonds—lots of diamonds, shining, shooting light in all directions. Cloran, director for the University’s annual fund and athletic giving, got a call from former Xavier and National Basketball Association player Tyrone Hill, who expressed … Read More

The Gift of Science

April 1, 2004 |

Robert Borcer understood what it meant to fulfill a dream. Borcer, who died in July at age 90, delayed his own dream of being a teacher until an age when most are looking toward retirement. He fulfilled that dream, though, … Read More

Raising the Bar

April 1, 2004 |

Each spring the University recognizes an outstanding African-American student at the Antonio Johnson Banquet. What started out as a casual get-together 28 years ago has become a black-tie event. And what started as a small scholarship in his name has … Read More