Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Craig Curk Educated in the Jesuit Tradition

All Xavier University Bachelors’ Degree holders like Craig Curk have read The Republic, the Discourse on Method, selections from the Bible and a selection of Great Books texts, as part of the Core requirement of Great Books reading.  Business majors like Craig Curk must also have completed the Business Core, which includes Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Management, Marketing and Statistics courses.  Curk was compelled to complete his major course studies with a minimum of 2.0 GPA.  The Core requirements of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio arise from its origins with the Jesuit tradition, where an all-encompassing and detailed education in the human experience is considered essential to life preparation. 

                                        Craig Curk

The Xavier University alma mater of Dayton, Ohio hometown boy Craig Curk in the United States has garnered a number of high rankings for its curriculum, academic rigor, and education value.  Xavier is 4th among 142 Midwest colleges in the U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges for 2013.  Xavier University is 1st for a Midwest graduation rate of 78%, 3rd for alumni donations and 2nd for up and coming school.  For athletes, Xavier University has a graduation rate of 94%, the third highest graduation rate for athletes in the United States.Curk’s success today as an entrepreneurial businessman, as well as his dedication to various sports like soccer and golf, and his successful marriage of 24 years, are all a testament to the solid faith which acted as a guiding beacon throughout his educational years.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Craig Curk Learns Love of Sports at Alter High School

Craig Curk’s time at Alter High School in Kettering, Ohio of the United States was an exceptional preparation for his later career in electronic technology.  However, it wasn’t all work.  Curk’s love of the game of soccer began when he was a kid, and continued through his days at Alter, which hosts the Knights mascot for a variety of sports, among them boy’s and girls’ soccer.  Among Alter High School’s numerous Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships are its achievements in Boys’ Soccer, with Championships to its credit in 1987, 1988, 1996 and 1998. Some of Alter High’s greatest sports rivals are Kettering Fairmont High School and Centerville High School.  Alter also has fierce rivalries with fellow Catholic Schools Julienne High School, Bishop Fenwick High School and its twin school Carroll High School.  

                                           Craig Curk

Kettering, Ohio’s renowned Alter High School administrators encourage school spirit in students like Craig Curk, and through various thematic and traditional events, such as Toga Night for the homecoming game and Friday Spirit Days fosters a sense of camaraderie and fun for students which will stick with them in the years to come.  From these experiences as a teenager, Curk now coaches the U-15 soccer team in Kentucky, one of the participants in the Buckeye Premier State championship and 10th rank holder in the State Cup meet.  Curk holds a National D coaching license and has coached soccer since 2001, continuing his love of the sport through a commitment to the next generation of soccer players.