Winter 2005

Honor Badge

January 1, 2005 |

In honor of former Xavier University president and chancellor, James E. Hoff, S.J., all Xavier athletic teams are wearing a patch inscribed with Hoff’s initials, JEH. Hoff, who died of cancer in July, is widely credited with improving the quality … Read More

Good Sports

January 1, 2005 |

Members of the All For One club, a group of friends of the University’s athletic programs, recently found themselves in the ideal place for supporting Xavier sports—twice. On Aug. 30, the group was on the exclusive Kenwood Country Club golf … Read More

Forever Famous

January 1, 2005 |

Three former Xavier athletes are being inducted into the University’s athletic hall of fame on Jan. 21 during a dinner sponsored by the All For One club. Former men’s basketball star Lenny Brown leads the way, joined by volleyball standout … Read More

A New Dawn

January 1, 2005 |

It was a minor marathon in Michigan, but, as it turned out, a major event in the life of Dawn Rogers. At the time, she was a functionary in the University of Akron athletic department. Her athletic director had just … Read More

Saving a School

January 1, 2005 |

Up the street from Xavier, perched impressively above a tree-lined stretch of Victory Parkway, is a school of breathtaking Jacobethan architecture and Rookwood tile that will soon be an extension of campus. Hoffman Elementary School, built in 1922, was slated … Read More

Partner in Education

January 1, 2005 |

The University’s partnership with a low-performing inner-city school paid off when Withrow University High School leapt from a basement- level rating by the State of Ohio to the top tier in only three years.

Xavier became a partner when the … Read More

In the Distance

January 1, 2005 |

Graduate-level students in far-flung regions of southwest Ohio can now get their Master of Education degree without ever setting foot on campus. The University’s first official distance-learning program started this fall at Wilmington High School, about 40 miles northeast of … Read More

Election Results

January 1, 2005 |

Sara Rowell found herself in the position of a lifetime. A sophomore and a self-described political junkie, Rowell was sitting on the dais a few feet away from Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry during his September swing through Cincinnati. At … Read More

Class of 2008

January 1, 2005 |

A call to Jewel Hopson’s cell phone reveals that she’s taking her new role at Xavier seriously.

“Hey, this is Jewel,” the marketing major answers in a sweet, soft-spoken voice. “I’m not answering my phone, either because I’m sleeping and … Read More

Xavier Faces

January 1, 2005 |

Lin GuoHealth Services Administration Guo is a professor of quality improvement in health care, teaching graduate students how to be successful at managing hospitals and health service organizations. Guo came to Xavier after earning his doctorate in industrial engineering from … Read More