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April 26, 2010

Creighton in the News

Rural Economy Continues to Improve
AgWeb.com, April 22, 2010
Creighton University produces a monthly rural main street economic report based upon a survey of bankers in an 11 state area which comprises most of the corn belt.
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In the trenches with the poor
Omaha World-Herald, April 20, 2010
A desire to help keeps Pat Ford, a 67-year-old Legal Aid attorney, in the trenches where stories of human misery play out in their legal requests. Ford saw the tidal wave of need at a recent event for homeless people held at Creighton University’s Kiewit Fitness Center.
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Creighton attracting Native dental students
Native American Times, April 19, 2010
Creighton University is meeting a crippling need for Native American dentists and addressing a persistent health disparity head on.
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Noteworthy
Omaha World-Herald, April 24, 2010
Creighton University presented the Alumni Merit Award to Dr. W. Thomas Cavel, a 1970 graduate of Creighton's School of Dentistry, at its annual reunion weekend.
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Good deeds in the Midlands
Omaha World-Herald, April 25, 2010
UNO has engaged in a friendly competition with Creighton University, which is collecting rulers for the Salvation Army program.
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Reports: Creighton's Dana Altman to be hired as coach at Oregon
USAtoday.com, April 25, 2010
Creighton coach Dana Altman, who has led the Bluejays to seven NCAA tournament appearances in 16 years, will become the new head coach at the University of Oregon, according to several reports, including one in the Salem (Ore.) Statesman Journal.
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ISU's McDermott offered Creighton coaching job
Omaha World-Herald, April 26, 2010
Iowa State coach Greg McDermott may be returning to the Missouri Valley to become Creighton's next head basketball coach.
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Oltman reaches milestone in CU win
Omaha World-Herald, April 25, 2010
Tara Oltman reached another milestone and allowed just three hits in her 11th shutout of the season to lead the Creighton softball team to its 11th straight Missouri Valley win, a 1-0 final at Bradley Sunday afternoon.
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Record-breaking freshman 'off the chart' for Bluejays
Omaha World-Herald, April 21, 2010
Creighton freshman Amy Baker has turned up the heat on Missouri Valley pitchers.
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