Friday, October 17, 2003

Ex-CEO at Scripps joins Xavier business school

Campus notebook

[IMAGE] Raymond Walters College's fall festival features recruiters, employers and campus groups, including mascots
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XAVIER U. -Larry Leser, former chairman and chief executive officer of the E.W. Scripps Co., will become part of the executive-in-residence program at Xavier University's Williams College of Business.

Leser, a 1957 Xavier graduate, will mentor students and work with faculty. Executives-in-residence often serve as guest lecturers.

Leser retired from Scripps in 1999 after 28 years.

Raymond Walters to kick off kids' series

RAYMOND WALTERS - University of Cincinnati's Raymond Walters College will open its 2003-04 ARTrageous Saturdays season with a musical version of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book on Nov. 1.

ARTrageous Saturdays, a performing arts series for children, is produced by Raymond Walters College with the support of the city of Blue Ash. Performances are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the school's theatre at 9555 Plainfield Road, Blue Ash.

Tickets, $3, are on sale. Group rates are available. For information or to buy tickets, call (513) 745-5705.

High school students to meet Mount St. Joseph

MOUNT ST. JOSEPH - High school students interested in the College of Mount St. Joseph are invited to an event called Get Acquainted Day noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the school's Seton Center, Delhi and Neeb roads, Delhi Township.

The program provides students and parents with information about academic programs, financial aid and student activities and a chance to get a feel for college life.

The event is free. Free parking is available in the east parking lot on Neeb Road.

To register, visit or call 244-4531 or (800) 654-9314.

Thomas More offers safe trick-or-treating

THOMAS MORE - The student government association at Thomas More College will sponsor Greater Halloween Options for Safe Trick-or-Treating (GHOST) for underprivileged children Oct. 29.

Students at the Crestview Hills campus will gather 4-7 p.m. in Steigerwald Hall in the Holbrook Student Center to pass out treats and food, and to host games. The event is free to the public.

Miami professor has winning article

MIAMI U. - An article by Peter Brewer, an associate professor of accountancy at Miami University, has been chosen as the best in a collection published by the International Federation of Accountants.

Called "Articles of Merit: 2003," the collection addresses some of the most significant issues confronting professional accountants in business, federation organizers say.

Kristina Goetz

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