Winter 2013

Ed Burke recalls his time in WWII (video)

January 1, 2013 |

Ed Burke, a 1942 graduate, recalls part of his time as a tank destroyer commander in the 29th Infantry in World War II.


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Extra Credit: Robert Hurd, S.J.

January 1, 2013 |

In addition to being a priest, Robert Hurd, S.J., is a staff physician at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cincinnati.  He has a medical degree from Creighton University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of San … Read More

Profile: Ron Henlein

January 1, 2013 |

Ron Henlein

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1979 Director of corporate and community partnerships for people working cooperatively Cincinnati

Heart and Hammer | Ron Henlein is a handy guy around the house…anyone’s house. As a former district manager for … Read More

Profile: Charles C. Wright

January 1, 2013 |

Charles “Charlie” C. Wright

Master of Business Administration, 1972 CEO of Wright Brothers Inc.; Chairman of Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Cincinnati

Beer Bubbles | For the last 30 years, Wright has been at the helm of Wright Brothers Inc., which … Read More

Profile: Linda Young

January 1, 2013 |

Linda Young

Bachelor of Science in social work, 1989 Executive Director, Welcome House of Northern Kentucky Covington, Ky.

Winning the Lottery | “I won the lottery a long time ago,” says Linda Young, referring to her childhood in Mason, Ohio. … Read More

Alumni Profile: Carl Bergman

January 1, 2013 |

Carl Bergman

Master of Business Administration, 1972 Board member, Cincinnati Habitat for Humanity Cincinnati

Hammer Time | For Carl Bergman, giving checks to nonprofits was always easier than giving time. But after he retired from his job as a marketing … Read More

Gallagher Gratitudes

January 1, 2013 |

“Observe the turtle,” Charlie Gallagher likes to say. “It can’t make any progress unless it sticks its neck out.”

Gallagher, a 1960 economics graduate, spent a lifetime sticking his neck out, taking risks and making progress. A lot of progress. … Read More

Honor Thy Father

January 1, 2013 |

Dinners at Roger Fortin’s home were always big family affairs. With six mouths to feed on a history professor’s salary, they weren’t always extravagant. But they were special. They were one of the few moments during the day when everyone … Read More

Student Success

January 1, 2013 |

In the fall, the NCAA listed the top Division I athletic programs based on its Graduation Success Rate. Xavier’s 97-percent rate placed it 11th in the nation, with 14 of the University’s 18 teams posting a rate of 100 percent. … Read More

Gone Fishin’

January 1, 2013 |

When Tyler Styons and Ian Goddard came to Xavier three years ago, they couldn’t find a club sports team that fit their interests. Hockey? No. Lacrosse? Nah. Rowing? Pass. So they got together and created their own—the Xavier Bass Fishing … Read More