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August 20, 2010

Creighton in the News

Survey of bankers shows another dip in economy
Associated Press, Aug. 19, 2010
"Much like the nation, bank CEOs are tracking significant pullbacks in economic activity," said survey organizers Ernie Goss, a Creighton University economist, and Bill McQuillan, chief executive of CNB Community Bank of Greeley, Neb.
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Recession, Part 2?
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 20, 2010
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said rural bank executives are seeing “significant pullbacks in economic activity.”
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College Students Become Male Mentors For Kellom Kids
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 18, 2010
Creighton University's Kappa Alpha Psi members will become male mentors for students at Kellom Elementary. They said they want to be role models for all students, but will focus their attention on fifth- and sixth-graders who don't have fathers at home -- more than half of the student body. Fraternity members include Jamal Jackson, who is working toward both a law degree and a master's degree in business administration at Creighton, and Justin Wayne, a member of the Learning Community Coordinating Council who is a lawyer for Union Pacific Railroad
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Catholic colleges, universities rank well in USN&WR list
Catholic News Service, Aug. 17, 2010
In the Midwest, Creighton University took first place. Xavier University (Cincinnati) came in 3rd.
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Neb. Colleges See Record Enrollment
KETV, Aug. 18, 2010
Never in its 132-year history has Creighton University had as many students as it has right now.
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Collegians take to the suite life
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 20, 2010
Richard Rossi, Creighton associate vice president for student services, said the campus housing boom is replacing aging facilities erected for baby boomers in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Widow Grateful for Community Support
Action 3 News, Aug. 19, 2010
One can only imagine the pain Dr. Adam Smith's widow is going thru. First losing her husband and now trying to care for three small children. Smith was killed in a crash August 11 in La Vista. Two of her sons were also injured. Dr. Smith, was a radiology resident at Omaha's Creighton University Medical Center.
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New coach working to strengthen Bluejays' offense
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 19, 2010
Preseason talk that new coach Jamie Clark is intent on putting some juice into Creighton's soccer offense has Brian Holt excited.
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Bluejay women hungry for NCAA bid
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 19, 2010
The Creighton women’s soccer team appears to have the talent and the experience to make a strong run at a spot in the NCAA tournament this season.
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Season will test Jays' toughness
Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 19, 2010
Kirsten Bernthal Booth is certain the Creighton volleyball team has enough talent. For the Bluejays coach, it's those other critical “T” words — toughness, tenacity, togetherness — that will define the season for her program.
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