Schlegel Center for Service and Justice

Igniting hearts to build a more just world.

Three female students pick weeds in a grassy area.

The Schlegel Center for Services and Justice engages students in community service, reflection and action on behalf of justice and sustainability. The SCSJ works tirelessly to serve the underserved, empower the powerless and form leaders educated in the Jesuit tradition. 

The center instills a lifelong concern for the pursuit of justice, giving students the chance to serve locally and nationally through programs like Service & Justice Trips, the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice and more. 

Each year, hundreds of SCSJ students volunteer thousands of hours to service in Omaha and beyond. With your support, we can keep this essential program going strong — for our students, for our communities! 

You can make a difference today! 

How your support helps

Every gift helps, no matter the size. For instance ...


supports transportation for weekly service


supports a full scholarship for the Ignatian Family Teach-In


covers a half-week-trip scholarship for Service & Justice Trips

Ed Nunez

Connection to community grows through giving

The Jesuit mission and principles of Ignatian spirituality are woven deeply into the identity of Ed Nuñez, BA’18. The guiding principles that have shaped Nuñez have also helped develop his philanthropic vision.

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A group of Creighton students huddle together in prayer.

Service and Justice Trips

Started in 1983 with a group of seven students, Creighton’s Service & Justice Trips program now sends more than 350 participants each year to serve and learn from community partners across the country. Other SCSJ programs and efforts:

Rebekah Kornblum

Alumna’s generosity guided by service

Rebekah Kornblum, BSBA’15, is committed to giving the most of herself to others through both service and philanthropy. Her Creighton experience was essential in her journey to becoming a woman for and with others.

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