Not all of us have Conan O’Brien to give us our commencement address. Success, however, probably doesn’t come of a half-hour talk but of talent, hard work and the right environment.
Creighton students already have the hard work and talent, and, from all indications, they are graduating into the right environment. In two stories in as many months, Omaha has been ranked among the best cities for college graduates:
- Omaha was listed as one of 10 Great Cities for College Grads (Kiplinger – May 2011)
- #2 – Best Cities for Recent Grads (The Daily Beast – June 2011)
Omaha’s great environment for newly minted Creighton grads also helps explain how Creighton grads can boast a job placement rate above the national average. Like they say in retail, there are three secrets to success: location, location, location.