Creighton in China Team Provides Earthquake Relief (June 2008)
Shanghai Art Museum Video
Click here to view a video made by Creighton students about the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake
Creightonian News Interview Link
Fox 42 News Interview Link
Soong Ching-Ling Foundation News
The China Soong Ching-Ling Foundation (CSCLF) has posted a video on their website about Creighton's trip to their foundation in May. Click here to watch the video.
Shanghai Art Museum
A Creighton student who went to China this past summer made a video depicting photographs that were on exhibit at the Shanghai Art Museum in Shanghai, China. To view the video, please click here.
The Creightonian Interviews China Trip Students
On July 1, 2008, the Creightonian published an article about how the China trip students aided in China's earthquake relief effort. The full story can be found here.
Fox 42 News Interviews Creighton Students about Trip to China
On Saturday, June 14, Fox 42 News (Omaha, NE) aired a story about the Creighton students' trip to China. The interviews focus on the earthquake donations brought over to China and relief effort the students took part in.
Thanks from the Asian World Center
On Tuesday, May 20, 2008, over 3,000 first aid supplies in addition to $2,200 in monetary donations was handed over to China’s Soong Ching-ling Foundation in Beijing by 19 students and faculty from Creighton University (Omaha, NE) and St. Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN). The Soong Ching-ling Foundation, China’s number 1 NGO, held a formal "Creighton University and St. Mary's College May 12 Earthquake Donation Ceremony” presided by Tang Wensheng (唐闻生), President of the Soong Ching-ling Foundation. On behalf of the Soong Ching-ling Foundation, President Tang presented Honorable Certificates to Creighton University and St. Mary’s College respectfully for our timely China relief effort. Pictures of this occasion are posted below.
On behalf of the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Pharmacy, and the Skutt Student Center, the Asian World Center expresses our sincere thanks to you for your contributions.
Should you wish to continue our China relief effort, please make your contribution through China’s Soong Ching-ling Foundation online donation website at: http://www.sclf.org/zxjz/jzxm/index_298.htm
Above: Dr. Jinmei Yuan (Creighton University) receives recognition on behalf of Creighton University from China Soong-Ching Ling Foundation for the team's assembled earthquake relief donations
Above: The whole team pictured with representatives from the Soong Ching-Ling Foundation
Above: May 17, 2008 - Earthquake relief donations (first-aid, medicine, tents, etc.) are packaged and prepared to be brought over to China