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March 30, 2009

Creighton in the News

Creighton bosses put their money where students need it
Omaha World-Herald, March 30, 2009
President Fr. John P. Schlegel, S.J., and Creighton’s seven vice presidents would create a fund to help struggling Bluejays stay in school, each official donating between 4 percent and 5 percent of his or her salary to help the cause.
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Overnight Cancer Walk Draws Hundreds
KETV, March 28, 2009
The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life brought a crowd of more than 1,000 people to the Creighton University campus.
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Free services offered to those struggling
KETV, KPTM, March 27, 2009
Some of Omaha’s homeless gathered at Creighton University’s Kiewit Center Friday to receive medical help, clothing and information on permanent housing.
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Helping hands offer hope to homeless
Omaha World-Herald, March 28, 2009
Hundreds of volunteers helped more than 600 people who were homeless or near homeless at Creighton University’s fitness center Friday for Project Homeless Connect.
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Creighton University helps Red Cloud students with college preparatory work
Lakota Country Times, March 29, 2009
While college students across the country head for the beaches or the ski slopes, a group of students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, took a break from their studies to help Native American students gain a competitive edge in their college preparatory work.
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Review: CU’s ‘West Side Story’ wins raves, captivates
Omaha World-Herald, March 28, 2009
Dan Tracy and Maria Becvar project all the qualities you could wish for in Tony and Maria, the star-crossed lovers at the center of a gang war in Creighton University’s “West Side Story.” The show opened Thursday night and continues through April 5.
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Reflux damage not irreversible
Omaha World-Herald, March 30, 2009
A fairly new procedure to burn off the portion of the lining that is susceptible to cancer is being used at the Nebraska Medical Center and Creighton University Medical Center.
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Get to know Nate Tye
Omaha World-Herald, March 28, 2009
Nate Tye, Creighton University sophomore, won the 2009 Kearney Hub Freedom Award in the Youths Who Care category.
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Baseball: Jays make quick work of Salukis
Omaha World-Herald, March 30, 2009
Nine innings weren’t even necessary for the Creighton baseball team to complete a three-game Missouri Valley Conference series sweep of Southern Illinois on Sunday afternoon. The Bluejays shut out the Salukis, 10-0, in seven innings in a run-rule shortened contest at the CU Sports Complex.
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Tennis: Bluejays tie school record
Omaha World-Herald, March 29, 2009
The Creighton women’s tennis team tied a school record with its ninth straight victory Saturday, shutting out the University of South Dakota 7-0 at the Hanscom Tennis Center.
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