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AlumWire March 2012

Creighton University

March 2012
Vol. 9 No. 8
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Men's Basketball at MVC Tournament
Cheer on the Jays!
The second-seeded and No. 24-ranked Creighton men's basketball team (25-5, 14-4 MVC) begins its quest for a league-record 11th State Farm MVC Tournament title, beginning with a quarterfinal round match-up on Friday, March 2, at 6 p.m. (Central) at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. (And stay tuned for the women's MVC tournament, which begins March 8 in St. Charles, Mo.)

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Alumni News
Anna Scherr Nubel, MA'03 Message for Alumni
The Alumni Association is proud to be a part of the festivities at the men’s Missouri Valley Conference basketball tournament March 2-4 in St. Louis.
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Alumni Weekend Alumni Weekend Survey
The Alumni Weekend survey results are in! Alumni reported wanting to  reconnect with fellow alumni, faculty and staff. Check out the results. Your input was used to develop a fun-filled schedule of events.
Soccer Showdown Soccer Showdown
Former Bluejay soccer players Seth Sinovic, BSBA’09, and Chris Schuler, BSBA’09, will face each other when their MLS teams play on April 14 in Kansas City. Creighton alumni can get discounted tickets.
MVC Challenges
MVC Challenge Attn: Classes of 1994-2011
Billy Bluejay is calling on YOU to help meet our MVC Challenge. This year, we're looking to recruit 500 alumni donors from the classes of 1994-2011 to our winning team by March 16!
Give Today!

Reunion Class Challenge
Classes celebrating a reunion year are encouraged to join the MVC Reunion Class Challenge. The classes of 1962, 1972, 1982, 1987, 1992 and 2002 are shooting to raise $50,000 by March 16.
Give Today!

In the spirit

Thrift Store Saints online reading group
Creighton alumni are invited to be part of Creighton's online Lenten reading group, which will read and reflect on Jane Knuth’s moving book Thrift Store Saints.
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Campus News
All Things Ignatian poster presentation All Things Ignatian
Nearly 90 faculty and staff presented posters on various programs and initiatives that incorporate Creighton's Jesuit mission at the second annual All Things Ignatian poster presentation.
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Service Trips
Service Trips Turn 30
Creighton's Spring Break Service and Justice Trips program is celebrating its 30th year by sending 175 students to 22 communities around the country March 2-10.
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CU in the News
Kelly Lynn Anders
Lawyers in the Movies
Kelly Lynn Anders, director of communications and diversity in the law school, was featured in an Omaha World-Herald column for her new book that looks at how movies have portrayed lawyers.
Pharmacy Students Special Recognition
Creighton's School of Pharmacy and Health Professions was one of five schools nationwide recognized for its public education efforts to help patients adhere to their medication routines.
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Bluejay Athletics
Doug McDermott Bluejays Net MVC Honors
Doug McDermott became the first sophomore in league history to be named the Larry Bird MVC Player of the Year, while teammate Gregory Echenique is Creighton's first honoree as MVC Defensive Player of the Year.
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Carli Tritz Creighton on a Roll
Winners of five straight games, the women's basketball team (17-11, 11-6 MVC) closes out the regular-season with a game Saturday at Drake before heading into the MVC tournament.
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Jays Logo Redesigned Website
Get the latest news, watch videos, find schedule and ticket information, and more on Creighton's newly redesigned athletics website.

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