Tag Archives: Education


Lessons Learned from the Civil Rights Visionaries of Memphis

  Memphis has Soul Memphis, Tennessee is home to so much more than Graceland, delicious barbeque, and the intriguing duck march of the Peabody Hotel. At the heart of this city is a rich history and culture, with beams of light shining through the darkness. Similar to its influential musical roots and the glittering neon [...]

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Spring Break in Service: SCSJ Service & Justice Trips Enliven Creighton Experience

This Spring Break, Creighton University will again send out a large contingent of students as part of the Schlegel Center for Service and Justice’s Spring Service & Justice Trips. The week of March 11, more than 130 students will fan out across the nation, the state and the city for immersion and service-learning experiences at [...]


Life in Post Graduation Missioning: Speech by Erica Reist

Of course, I first want to congratulate you all, for a lot of things – congratulations for four incredible years at an outstanding University, for giving of your heart and your mind to this place and for leaving your mark on Creighton, for making a commitment to wherever you will be serving and living next [...]

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Bailey Norby: 2 Degrees and a Division I Athlete

Playing a Division I sport while earning an undergraduate degree in three years bucks convention. But Bailey Norby thought outside the scheduling box and did just that. Now, the Forest Lake, Minnesota native is finishing her MBA while playing basketball for the Bluejays. The women’s basketball team trains on campus ten months a year. Norby had some free time [...]


A Moment of Solidarity

Pilsen is a vibrant Latino community on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois. Spanish is the first language of the majority of the inhabitants of Pilsen, but because they are living in the United States and looking for employment, learning English becomes more and more of a necessity. Seven other Creighton students and I spent [...]

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Waiting for Superman

By Katie Larson, ’14 I am going to Mobile, Alabama to serve with the Daughters of Charity this spring break, and, I admit, I was very nervous at the first meeting for the trip. After several bonding sessions with our service group, however, the nerves have given way to laughter and ease as I have [...]


Through My Eyes as a Citizen

Brian Kuehner, freshman student in the College of Business, reflects on weekly service at Catholic Charities’ Juan Diego Center: Over the course of the past semester, my volunteer service at the Juan Diego Center has profoundly impacted my views on immigration. Every Tuesday I would go with the CCSJ and help immigrants study for their [...]


Our Voices: Reflections on a Fall Break Service Trip

By Jocelyn Wu, Senior Coordinator to Winnebago, NE The majority of photos from my Fall Break Service Trip to the Winnebago Indian Reservation are of picturesque sunsets and sunrises, with brilliant orange orbs sinking and rising into crystal blue skies. I write these words as a student thankful to have had the opportunity to experience [...]


Developmental / Learning Disabilities

The Arc of Omaha at the Ollie Webb Center Lisa Dougherty ~ (402) 346-5220 ~ ldougherty@olliewebbinc.org Elizabeth Walls, Best Buddies Chapter Director ~ elizabethwalls@creighton.edu 1941 South 42nd St, Suite 122, Omaha, NE  68105 ~ www.olliewebbinc.org The Arc of Omaha’s mission is to improve & enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities & to provide information, education, [...]


Matt Deboer

We are staying with 3 sisters (Daughters of Charity) and they all have different roles within their community. These are three of the most amazing women I have ever met, their English is amazing, and they all have hilarious senses of humor. Many of the children here are orphans, and often times they live alone [...]