Creighton Graduates Join Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Seven Creighton University alumni have embarked on a year of full-time volunteer service with Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). During their time with JVC, they are dedicated to living simply and working for social justice in a spiritually supportive community of other volunteers who are working with people who live on the margins of society.
The 2010 graduates, their hometowns and new assignments include:
Trang Hoang, Omaha, Neb., Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Boston; Catherine Keating, St. Cloud, Minn., Gonzaga Primary School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Sean Kenney, Rochester, Minn., St. Peter Claver High School, Dodoma, Tanzania; Colin Laffey, Cedarburg, Wis., Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Tenn; Zachary Petersen, Sioux Falls, S. D., Verbum Dei High School, Los Angeles; Gregory Ramirez, Omaha, Neb., Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Milwaukee; Gregory Wittenburg, Topeka, Kan., Colegio Criso Rey, Tacna.
The alumni are among 340 volunteers living in 48 communities in the U.S. and six other countries across the globe. Volunteers work at schools, health clinics, legal clinics, parishes, and nonprofit organizations to provide essential services.