Friday, September 19
Sustainability Council Meeting
Are you interested in one or more facets of the sustainability movement but are not sure how to get involved? Come to the next Sustainability Council meeting and learn about how you can be involved- as much or as little as you’d like. The meeting will be held in Eppley Building Room 119 from 2:00-3:00pm. Please contact Mary Duda with any questions. Visit their website for more information.
Saturday, September 20
Super Cruiser Ride
Come out and support Make-A-Wish Foundation, while biking around and seeing the neighborhood and businesses of the midtown. It will be at 11:00am at Midtown Crossing. For more information click here or contact Kelsey.
Monday, September 22
March for Life Informational Meeting
Creighton students will be attending the March for Life in Washington D.C. on January 22, 2015. Come to the meeting to learn more about the March for Life and what these students will be doing there. The meeting will be held in Lower St. John’s Church at 7:00pm. Contact Malori Mattson with any questions.
Weekly Service Reminder No: Boys & Girls Club this week
The Boys & Girls Club weekly service site will not meet on this day. The next time we will meet is on Monday September 29 in Deglman Circle at 5.
Tuesday, September 23
Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice: Scholarship Applications Due
The applications will be available online. Need-based scholarship applications are due and awards are made before the general application. Don’t miss out! Please contact Catherine Keating with any questions.
Thursday, September 25
Fall Break 2014 Service and Justice Trips: General Meeting #2
At this second of 3 required meetings you will continue to learn about the pillars of our program and hear from our student leaders. There will also be more required training at these sessions, so make sure you are there and that you complete all required paperwork! Please contact Jeff Peak with any questions.
Friday, September 26
Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice: Applications Due
Each fall Creighton students gather with thousands of people from Jesuit high schools, colleges, and parishes in Washington D.C, at the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. Come join this three-day learning experience where we meet today’s prophets confronting injustice, poverty, and oppression during a public witness in the nation’s capitol. Applications will be available online and payments are due in person in the Creighton Center for Service and Justice office, Harper 2067 between 8:00am-4:00pm. We accept credit/debit, checks, and cash. Please contact Catherine Keating with any questions.
Faith & Food on Leadership
Come hear talks about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Pope Francis, and leadership within your career by Rev. Kenneth Allen (pastor of Zion Baptist Church), Dr. Jay Carney (Theology Professor), and Rena Becker (Counselor in the Career Center). Come to the lobby of McGloin from 7:30-8:30pm. Put on by the Department of Residence Life and Campus Ministry.
A Life Torn Apart: War Comes to a Salvadoran Village
Tuesday, September, 30
A lecture given by Guadalupe Montalvo who was catechist in her parish during and after El Salvador’s civil war. She is currently a staff member at the Casa de Solidaridad, Santa Clara University’s study abroad in El Salvador. Guadalupe’s husband, Gene Palumbo, will translate for her. A journalist, he teacher a course on El Salvador’s civil was at the Casa de Solidaridad. This will be held in the Harper Center Ballroom from 7:00-9:00pm. For more information click here. For more information about the our UCA/ Jesuit Martyrs 25th Anniversary website click here.
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A 20 minute training on Creighton’s Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy is now required of all student doing community service with our office or on your own. Please click hereto find an upcoming training that works for you.