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June 11, 2010

Creighton in the News

Feds not likely to halt realignment
Omaha World-Herald, June 11, 2010
College athletic conferences have been changing their membership rolls for years, after all, and a conference is simply the creation of voluntary agreements among individual schools, said David Weber, a Creighton University law professor who teaches a course on sports and entertainment law.
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New role for a familiar face at CU
Omaha World-Herald, June 8, 2010
A familiar face at Creighton University will fill a new administrative post, the university announced Monday. Dan Burkey, the vice president for administration and finance, will become senior vice president for operations on July 1, said the Rev. John Schlegel, Creighton’s president.
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Red Cross chapter to salute honorees
Omaha World-Herald, June 8, 2010
The Spirit of Philanthropy Award will go to UNMC and Creighton University for their efforts in Haiti.
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Rotary ambassador reflects on time in Nebraska
The Grand Island Independent, June 8, 2010
Since Sheena Cheng, a Rotary ambassador student from Hong Kong, has been in Nebraska as a student at Creighton University, she has driven combines, visited Native American reservations and learned all about "the good life."
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Stadium's ball prospects improve
Omaha World-Herald, June 11, 2010
Creighton University's baseball team will play some of its games downtown in 2011, then play its full schedule of 20 to 25 home games at Ameritrade Park starting in 2012.
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Creighton’s Vitale selected by Rangers
Omaha World-Herald, June 9, 2010
Carson Vitale became the second Creighton player selected in this year’s major league draft, going in the 38th round Wednesday to the Texas Rangers.
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Jays’ Soto gets call from Cubs in 15th
Omaha World-Herald, June 8, 2010
Elliot Soto became the 10th player under Ed Servais to be picked in the major league draft, as the shortstop was taken Tuesday by the Chicago Cubs in the 15th round with the 460th overall pick.
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