Category Archives: Post-Grad Volunteer Blogs


Cat Keating – 2015 Post Graduate Volunteer & Religious Life Missioning Ceremony

Creighton BA ’10 & MA ’15 alumna Cat Keating speaks to those in the #CreightonGrad Class of 2015 who have chosen to go on to a post-grad volunteer program or to join a religious order at the 2015 Post Graduate Volunteer & Religious Life Missioning Ceremony.   Excerpts from Paschaltide- by: Alla Renee Bozarth Pack [...]

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Thank You For Attending the Post-Graduate Volunteer & Religious Life Missioning Ceremony

As part of Creighton University’s commencement activities, we commissioned 50 students who will be participating in post-graduate volunteer work or who are entering a religious order. Thank you to everyone who came out to support these students. More pictures can be found on Facebook or on our flickr page!


Why I Go: A Personal Vocational Discernment

A personal reflection on why participate in Post-Graduate volunteering. By Mellissa Hollabaugh  I am going because I am young and able, and I have no career to endanger. If not now, when? After I get another degree? After I make some money? I am going because I have learned to believe that everything starts at [...]

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Post-Grad Volunteers 2011

Post-Graduate Volunteer & Religious Life Missioning Ceremony

Post-Graduate Volunteer and Religious Life Missioning Ceremony Friday, May 11, 2012, 10:30 am – 11:15 am St. John’s Church Join Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., President of Creighton University, Andy Alexander, S.J., Vice President for University Ministry, the Creighton Center for Service and Justice, and the Justice and Peace Studies Program in celebrating our graduates who [...]


Post-Grad Volunteer & Religious Life Missioning Ceremony

Post-Graduate Volunteer and Religious Life Missioning Ceremony Friday, May 11, 2012, 10:30 am – 11:15 am Saint John’s Church Join Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., President of Creighton University, Andy Alexander, S.J., Vice President for University Ministry, the Creighton Center for Service and Justice, and the Justice and Peace Studies Program in celebrating our graduates who [...]

Post-Grad Volunteers 2011

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Providing Community to Maximize Potential

By Mary Henneberry, Winter 2011 Graduate So…as of this moment, I’ll be living in Chicago, and working at a non-profit here in Chicago that works with mentally and physically handicapped people (from mild/high functioning individuals to profound/nonverbal, very very limited movement) in order to offer them a community of care that maximizes their potential. The [...]


Creighton Graduate Volunteers with JVC Northwest

Recent Graduates Dedicate a Year to Serving as Jesuit Volunteers Portland, Ore. — A Creighton alumna has recently embarked on a year of full-time volunteer service with Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest: Virginia (Ginny) Michel, New Avenues For Youth, Portland, OR A total of 141 Jesuit Volunteers (JVs) – 28 returning for a second year [...]

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Sara Brabec – Oakland, CA

CU ’08 Alumnus Sara Brabec volunteered post-grad with Dominican Volunteers USA in Oakland, CA. “My time as a volunteer was enriching and challenging, both in ways I had anticipated and ways I couldn’t have imagined. I developed relationships within my living community and neighborhood that I had not anticipated. I learned to do new things [...]