The soon-to-open new residence hall Graves Hall has a courtyard, and that courtyard now has a name — the Simpson Family Courtyard. The courtyard is named after Kathy and Jim Simpson, BA’80, the longtime donors who made the lead gift to the space.
After more than 30 years in the world of baseball — first as a college player, then as a minor league general manager and executive — Creighton alum JJ Gottsch has pivoted to a whole new arena: professional bull riding.
Eileen Brady, BA'65, had an extraordinarily eclectic career. She fact-checked golden age TV shows like Mission: Impossible and Star Trek. She helped designers, engineers and architects make Disney World. Later, she assisted the investigation of the greatest book thief in American history.
With all the changes taking shape and with it being the 30-year anniversary of the Eternal Flame, we thought now would be as good a time as any to celebrate one of the most — if not the most — iconic and beloved spots at Creighton.
Doug Ryan — an 86-year-old former banker and current professional Santa Claus — didn’t graduate from Creighton. But for many years, he more or less lived here.
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