AlumWire

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


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.



AlumWire December 2013


'TIS THE SEASON
Merry Christmas and happy holidays from all of us at Creighton University. Please take a moment to view this video message from our campus community in celebration of this blessed and festive season. (The above photo was taken on campus, looking southwest across the mall toward the Skutt Student Center.)



AlumWire November 2013


HEIDER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
The Creighton University College of Business is now the Heider College of Business, thanks to the generous support of Charles F. and Mary C. Heider of Omaha. This is the first named school for the University. A grand-opening celebration was held on Oct. 23, at which it was announced that more than $93 million in gifts and pledges had been raised toward Creighton's Ignite the Greatness campaign. (Pictured above in the Heider Securities Investment & Analysis Center are Heider College of Business Dean Anthony Hendrickson, Ph.D.; Charles Heider, BSC'49; Creighton President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J.; and Scott Heider.)
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AlumWire October 2013


HOMECOMING WEEKEND
Creighton welcomed more than 1,800 alumni and friends to campus for Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 19-22. Watch a video of the Getting Blue Block Party, and don't forget to mark your calendars for the 2014 Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 18-21.



AlumWire September 2013


WELCOME BACK, ALUMNI!
Join Creighton President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., BS'73, who will be celebrating his 40th reunion, at Alumni Homecoming Weekend Sept. 19-22. Register today and make plans to return to campus to see classmates, faculty, staff and students. Learn more about the more than 50 events scheduled throughout the weekend.



AlumWire August 2013


REGISTER NOW FOR DISCOUNT
Register today for Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 19-22! Receive an early-bird discount if you register before Aug. 23 (discount code: EarlyBird). Learn more about Alumni Homecoming Weekend.