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What does Cortina look like?

Part 2: Service and Justice In Cortina, we strive to not only have a strong community with each other, but to connect with communities around us through participating in service and working for justice. Take a look below at some of the service and justice activities our members have participated in within and outside of… Continue reading What does Cortina look like?

Community

What Does Cortina Look Like?

Part 1: Community Cortina couldn't exist without a diverse, yet strong community of members and leadership. Our current Cortinians come from different backgrounds and have a vast variety of perspectives and experiences. One of the most important aspects of Cortina is the respectful sharing of ideas, beliefs, and experiences between its members. This process of… Continue reading What Does Cortina Look Like?

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Noticias & Updates!

Friends, blog patrons, and Cortinians, Hello!  We've been on a hiatus these past few months.  Sojourning toward the end of another academic year and moving to a new location on campus--Heider Hall! Since it's summer, we're able to breathe a bit and do some important work, part of which is re-engaging with our friends via… Continue reading Noticias & Updates!

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A prayer for a new year-Welcoming our new freshmen to Cortina

Drenched in Holiness: Prayer for a New Year Dear God, On this day I ask You to grant this request? May I know who I am and what I am, Every moment of every day. May I be a catalyst for light and love, And bring inspiration to those whose eyes I meet. May I… Continue reading A prayer for a new year-Welcoming our new freshmen to Cortina

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Still Accepting Applications – Class of 2019 Apply Now!

If you're looking to live your CU experience differently, then Cortina is the program for you.  Come and join us in Deglman Hall and explore service, faith and justice in our intentional living community.  Please complete the application no later than June 20.  Direct your questions to katemacan@creighton.edu.

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Cortina Sophomore Application LIVE!

Rising sophomores, the moment has arrived, drum-roll please... If you'd like to join the Cortina Community next year, please complete the New Sophomore application. Applications are due by February 8! If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kate Macan (katemacan@creighton.edu) or Sarah Peraud (sarahperaud@creighton.edu). Also, Information Nights are happening next week in Residence Halls… Continue reading Cortina Sophomore Application LIVE!

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Cortina Field Trips!

This weekend, the Cortina Community began a new tradition: Cortina Field Trips! Cortinians had the opportunity to explore different sites in the Omaha area. Formation Group Leaders led small groups of students to their favorite places around the community, from restaurants to parks to churches. Students had the chance to see parts of Omaha they… Continue reading Cortina Field Trips!

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The Start of a New Year

Welcome to our new and continuing members of the Cortina Community! After a busy start to the year full of new student orientation and the beginning of classes, we couldn't be more excited for the year to come. Our first community meeting of the year was the annual Community Partner Bash where students learned who… Continue reading The Start of a New Year

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Letters to a Future Young Cortinian: “Challenge”

  Dear Future Cortinian, You are about to embark on a new chapter in your life that will forever change the way you view things and people in the world.  You are going to meet people who have different values than the ones you believe in. As a result you will be challenged. Many people… Continue reading Letters to a Future Young Cortinian: “Challenge”