Summer 2005

Mother’s Day

July 1, 2005 |

Three sisters are acting on their mother’s lesson of the value of a good education in a unique way. Sandra Berger, Laney Scherder and Linda Kaiser honored their mother, Gloria Roaden, by creating an endowed scholarship to assist nursing students. … Read More

Gift Annuities 101

July 1, 2005 |

Tax benefits and a steady, reliable, high-level stream of income have long made charitable gift annuities a favorite giving vehicle for many people. This is especially true for those past the so-called accumulation stage of life who are not as … Read More

A Growing Story

July 1, 2005 |

The Father Finn Society is enjoying an unexpected growth spurt. And that’s a good thing for the future of the University. The society, which recognizes those who remember Xavier in their will or through other planned gifts, added 38 new … Read More

Hall of Fame

July 1, 2005 |

For years, they’ve been sitting in filing cabinets or storage boxes in dark closets: programs, trophies, individual pieces of history that collectively patch together the athletic accomplishments of the University. This fall, that changes. The University’s athletic history is being … Read More

Spring Forward

July 1, 2005 |

The spring season proved quite successful for a number of Xavier teams:

  • Men’s golf—The team won the Atlantic 10 Conference title and earned its fourth trip to the NCAA Championships in the last five years.
  • Rifle—The team finished seventh … Read More

Sports Studies

July 1, 2005 |

Xavier once again found itself honored for keeping “student” in “student-athlete.” Members from several sports earned academic honors, including:

  • Volleyball player Kate Duckek, ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American, Atlantic 10 Student-Athlete-of-the-Year and the A-10 Academic All-Conference Team.
  • Volleyball player … Read More

The Natural

July 1, 2005 |

Dan Simonds stands on the well-groomed outfield grass of Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego shagging fly balls. It’s a warm summer afternoon, and the Chicago Cubs are preparing to play the San Diego Padres. Tom Trebelhorn, the Cubs’ manager, … Read More

The Human Touch

July 1, 2005 |

The University didn’t have to look far to find a new strategic leader for its entrepreneurship program: Sherrie Human was named the Williams College of Business’ first Castellini Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies. Human has been part of the Xavier … Read More

Five Fine Fellows

July 1, 2005 |

During spring semester, five students were selected as the inaugural group of Winter-Cohen Family/Brueggeman Fellows.

James Buchanan, director of the Edward B. Brueggeman center for dialogue, says the idea behind the program is to give students the experience of approaching … Read More

a Date on “Dateline”

July 1, 2005 |

For the past year, Carolyn Jenkins, an associate professor in the department of social work, collaborated with producers at “Dateline NBC” to create a special on Parental Alienation Syndrome. The theory states that in divorce cases where sexual abuse by the … Read More