Creighton University negotiating teams from the School of Law placed in the final four of the American Bar Association's (ABA) regional negotiation competition, Nov. 7-8, in Des Moines, Iowa. Read more.
Join people from around the world participating in Creighton University's Online Ministries "Praying Advent" website. The site features prayers for each day of Advent, reflections, readings, essays and audio retreats for download. Also, during the month of November, the Catholic Church traditionally prays for the dead. You can remember your loved ones with Creighton's virtual "Book of the Names of the Dead."
Jim Bretl, director of Creighton University's Fahey Career Center, shares five practical pieces of career advice that parents can can share with their student(s), regardless of the student's college, GPA or particular major/minor. Read more.
In this season of giving, the Creighton community is grateful for alumni, parents and friends whose gifts provide hope for our students. Gifts to Creighton allow the flexibility to provide scholarships and financial assistance, and offer intellectual and spiritual tools that today's students need on their path toward professional distinction, ethical leadership and involved citizenship. In the spirit of Christmas, please give generously to Creighton to ensure that our University remains a source of hope and promise today and into the future. Give Now!
May you, your family and friends enjoy a blessed Christmas season.
The Student Activities Office is gearing up for spring semester with plans for recruitment events for fraternities (Jan. 17-29) and sororities (Jan. 13-17), as well as a Winter Involvement Fair. Going Greek can be a great experience for a student. Encourage your student to check out the fraternity and sorority section of the Student Activities Office website. If Greek life isn't a fit, encourage your student to attend the Winter Involvement Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Skutt Student Center Ballroom. Many of Creighton's more than 200 organizations will be represented and looking for new members. Students can also check out the list of student organizations online and find contact information. Whether it's Greek life, the Biology Club or both, Creighton encourages students to get involved!
Creighton students who receive the seasonal flu vaccine or the H1N1 vaccine from an off-campus provider are asked to please enter the information into Immunization Tracker on Creighton's NEST. Too Busy? Submit documentation via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 402.280.1859. Documentation should include: student name and net ID, name of vaccine received, date of vaccine, name and phone (if available) of the office where the vaccine was administered. Creighton Health Services will update the records. More information on H1N1 can be found at Creighton's emergency preparedness
website, http://www.creighton.edu/emergencypreparedness, or call the H1N1 Campus Information Line at 402.280.1800.
Creighton University's Entrepreneurship Program has been named one of three finalists for the Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program by the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). Program Director Ann York, Ph.D., will present on the Creighton program during the 2010 USASBE Conference in January. Read more.
Creighton University has become a new regional professional training site for Apple -- offering training and Apple certification to creative services professionals who need to upgrade digital skills. Creighton's Apple Authorized Training Center provides training in Final Cut Studio's state-of-the-art convergent multimedia applications, as well as professional certification under the guidance of award-winning Journalism and Mass Communication faculty. Read the story as it appeared in the Omaha World-Herald. Learn more about the program at Creighton's Journalism and Mass Communication website.
Creighton University student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom as well as in competition, according to the Division I Graduation Success Rate (GSR) Reports released recently by the NCAA. Creighton led the Missouri Valley Conference in two categories related to graduation rates. Read more.
Creighton University's Fine and Performing Arts will perform the holiday classic the Nutcracker on the main stage of the Lied Education Center for the Arts beginning Dec. 2. A choral concert is planned for Dec. 6 at St. John's Church, and the month closes out with a jazz ensemble concert on Dec. 9 and a musical theater performance review Dec. 10 and 11. For more details, please visit Creighton's Fine and Performing Arts.
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