Friday, April 24
Plant Trees on Campus-Part of CU Earth Week
Come and plant two elms and a white pine on campus! This event will take place on the west side of the Hitchcock building to the entrance of Eppley from 12:00-1:00 pm Please contact Jessica Sheldon with any questions.
Saturday, April 25
Legado de Compasión: Kids Against Hunger 2015
Join Legado de Compasión, a student organization comprised of students who studied abroad in the Dominican Republic, and Kids Against Hunger for our 2015 Meal Packing Event! Over the course of 3 hours, 150 Creighton students will work together to package a total of 40,000 meals. There will be two shifts for this event, shift one 12:00-1:30pm & shift two 2:00-3:30pm. It will be held in the Skutt Ballroom, with a cost of $5 per person. A portion of the meals will go to Heart Ministries in North Omaha. The rest will be distributed internationally by Kids Against Hunger. Sign-up individually or with a team of up to 10 people at legadokah.eventbrite.com.
Health Disparities Seminar: Chronic Disease Prevention and Management through Community Partnerships
The seminar is designed to bring community and academia together to eliminate health disparities. The goal of the conference will be to discuss chronic disease prevention and management through true community-based participatory programs and partnerships. At the end of this workshop, the participant should be able to: describe how to prevent and manage chronic diseases through true community partnerships and collaborations, explain collaborative strategies for modifying existing policies to address health disparities policies, summarize features of communities as centers of learning, discovery, and engagement. The event will be held at 8:00 am – 4:30 pm in Hixson-Lied Science Building, Auditorium G-04. Click here to visit the website for more information. Click here to register for the event. Please contact Juan Montoya with any questions.
Sunday, April 26
Asian/Pacific islander Heritage Mass & Potluck
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a multi-lingual Catholic Mass followed by a potluck dinner with members from the greater Omaha Asian/Pacific Islander community. The mass will be held in Saint John’s Church from 6:00- 8:30 pm. Please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (402) 280-2459, with any questions.
Wednesday, May 6
Managing to Mision Part 1: Discernment
Leading people and teams requires the ability to discern, or to use insight or good judgment for the benefit of others. This can be done in a mission lens. Our facilitators from Mission and Ministry will help us define discernment and its place in leadership at Creighton. Look for a Part II session in June. If you are a manager or supervisor, make it a point to attend this great session as well as Part II in June! The event will be held in the Skutt Student Center, Room 104 from 8:30 -10:00 am . To register for this event click here. Please contact Toni Parsley with any questions.
Friday, May 15
Staff Advisory Council Service Project
The Staff Advisory is collecting black and blue ink pens in cooperation with the Salvation Army’s annual campaign to fill backpacks with school supplies for children in need. From April 1-May 15, you can help by giving a donation to your SAC representative (cash, check or box of pens) or designated volunteer in your department. Or look for red Salvation Army kettles across campus in which to deposit your donation. For more information, click here. Please contact Charise Adams with any questions.