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An Advocate and Entrepreneur

Growing up in Cincinnati, Todd Williams (’02, BA) was immersed in the small business environment. Most of his family worked at the business his grandfather established. “That experience instilled in me an entrepreneurial spirit. It was a successful business; my father and his siblings all worked there and raised families,” he says. While his first … Continued

A Time-Honored Tradition is Born

Often the most selfless actions in life are the most rewarding. Ask any parent, grandparent or volunteer. Being of service to others is a worthwhile endeavor and a fulfilling experience. Terry Bossert subscribes to this philosophy. Throughout his life he has always found time to help those in need. “It is important to give back; … Continued

Criminal Justice Student Makes History

In 2014, Aaron Henson became the first Lourdes student to gain acceptance into the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. After 25 weeks of intense paramilitary training, on a beautiful sunlit day in April 2015, cadet Henson graduated as a member of the 157th class. “Lourdes’ excellent criminal justice professors and education had prepared me for … Continued

Working on her Bucket List

In 2009, Courtney Gilliland wrote a letter to the Rachael Ray Show about her personal bucket list. One of the main items she wanted to check off on the list was to be a part of a Broadway production. The Sylvania teenager did not receive or expect a response. Courtney was a shy individual throughout … Continued

Pre-Nursing Learning Community a resounding success

Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a competitive nursing program can be a daunting challenge. To assist students in achieving their academic and professional success, the College of Arts and Sciences offers a unique academic opportunity. The Pre-Nursing Learning Community (PNLC) allows students to take their general education classes together. The bond they develop as a … Continued


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