AlumWire

The top stories from past AlumWire e-newsletters are shown below. Click on an issue date to view the complete issue.


AlumWire December 2014


CREIGHTON University
NAMES NEW PRESIDENT
"This is a great honor for me," said Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D., as he was publicly introduced as the 25th president of Creighton University during a media briefing on campus on Monday, Dec. 8. Fr. Hendrickson will assume the presidency of Creighton on July 1, 2015. The search for a new president began earlier in the year when current president Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., announced his plans to retire due to health concerns.


AlumWire November 2014


GET IN THE GAME
Join the Creighton Alumni Association for men’s basketball pregame and special viewing events. The first event will be a game-viewing event in Lincoln, Neb., when the Bluejays travel to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Sunday, Dec. 7. Creighton’s annual “Get Blue” alumni pregame event will be Saturday, Jan. 31, prior to the home game against Georgetown. Get the latest updates at Creighton Fan Central. 


AlumWire October 2014


HOMECOMING WEEKEND 2014
Creighton welcomed more than 1,800 alumni and friends to campus for Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 18-21. Watch a video highlight of the Getting Blue Block Party, view photos from the weekend on Flickr and don't forget to mark your calendars for the 2015 Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 17-20.


AlumWire September 2014


FOR THE FUN!
Bill Grennan, BFA’08, rediscovers old friendships in preparation for Alumni Homecoming Weekend! Watch the video. Plan to return to campus for Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 18-21, to see your friends. Registration has been extended through Sept. 13.


AlumWire August 2014


EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT
Return to campus Sept. 18-21 for Alumni Homecoming Weekend. Register before Aug. 22 and receive an early-bird discount. Simply enter the discount code: EarlyBird. Learn more about Alumni Homecoming Weekend


AlumWire July 2014


CHAMPIONSHIP CENTER
Creighton University dedicated the new Championship Center on June 12. The 42,000-square-foot facility houses two practice courts, a locker room, a players' lounge, an athletic performance center, an athletic training center, an academic resource center and offices for the athletic director and men's basketball coaches and staff. 


AlumWire June 2014


FITZGERALD HONORED
William Fitzgerald, BSBA’59, Omaha businessman and chair emeritus of the Creighton University Board of Trustees, was honored at May commencement with the 2014 Alumni Achievement Citation, the highest award given to an alumnus or alumna. Fitzgerald was recognized for the significant impact he has had on Creighton in his 41 years as a board member and 53 years as an alumnus. (He is pictured above with Creighton President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J.)


AlumWire May 2014


WEBSITE ESTABLISHED
The Creighton University Board of Trustees has announced it is conducting a national search for the University’s 25th president. A website has been established to serve as a source for news and updates on the presidential search.


AlumWire April 2014


GOLDWATER SCHOLARS
Did you know? Creighton has now produced more Goldwater scholars than any other Catholic university over the past five years. Read more about the latest recipients of this prestigious award, presented to only 283 college sophomores and juniors nationwide.


AlumWire March 2014


BIG EAST BASKETBALL FUN
Join the Band of Bluejays and cheer on Creighton's men's and women's basketball teams during the BIG EAST tournaments. A group of bluejays is called a band – so jump on the Bluejay bandwagon today!



AlumWire February 2014


WONDERFUL MOMENTUM
"Together, we are one Creighton," said Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., Creighton president, in a video shown at the University's convocation ceremony. Fr. Lannon delivered his annual state-of-the-University address at the Feb. 4 event, having returned from a two-month hiatus following a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat. Fr. Lannon thanked members of the Creighton community for their support, and said the University is enjoying "wonderful momentum."



AlumWire January 2014


GET BLUE IN PINK!
Join the Alumni Association for the annual Get Blue: Creighton Alumni pregame event on Saturday, Jan. 25, prior to the men’s basketball "Pink Out" (Coaches Against Cancer) game against Georgetown. RSVP or get more information.