My Semester in France By Co-Recruitment Chair Michelle Doyle Since I was a junior in high school, I knew I wanted to be a French major and one day go to France to better learn the language. So as I ended my first semester of junior year and got on a plane New Year’s Eve, toasting to a… Continue reading Where in the world are our Cortinians?
Our second alumni spotlight features Andrew Muth, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Check out a glimpse into his life as a liberation whatever! Cortina Community: Tell us a little about yourself, including details about your career, family, volunteering, and anything else you would like to share. Andrew Muth: I graduated from Creighton in 2008 and worked as… Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Muth
Happy Wednesday everyone and welcome to the first Alumni Spotlight! We reached out to Cortina alumni and asked them to answer a few questions about themselves and their experience in Cortina. We hope you enjoy these little glimpses into the lives of past Cortina members! Without further ado, our first Alumni Spotlight is about Dan… Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Dan Runco
Check out this post on the Ignatian Solidarity Network from one of Cortina's own, Ed Nuñez. Discernment for the Catholic Millennial Editor’s note: Today’s post is from Ed Nuñez, a sophomore at Creighton University and member of the 15-16 ISN Media Team. I am a millennial—a term that is thrown around in much discourse today including politics, education, economics,… Continue reading Discernment for Millenials
"It's very interesting to hear about people's backgrounds. Like how they got to this point and how what they've gone through has led them here." -Sydney Lynch, Sophomore
Influenced by Humans of New York, the members of the Cortina Community took time to get to know one another better. These conversations went beyond surface level topics, they went deeper into learning about someone else in the community. Some prompt questions were: Who influences you the most in your life? What's your saddest moment? What's your… Continue reading Humans of Cortina
I read Madi’s intro Cortina post. Like Madi, I like procrastinating on homework, and I like talking about myself. So here we are. I’m Sarah. I’m a senior formation group leader/recruitment chair. I’m a JPS major with French and Gender Studies minor from St. Louis. Please don’t ask me what I’m doing after graduation. It… Continue reading Corteama Series: Meet Sarah Peraud
This week, our External Communications Chair Emma Rasmussen is making her directorial debut with Creighton Theatre's production of the one-act play "Exit, Pursued by a Bear," which will be performed with another one-act "Gladys" this week, Oct 9-11 at 7:30 pm and Oct. 12 at 2 pm at the Lied Center. Here are Emma's director's… Continue reading Exit, Pursued by a Bear: Director’s Notes
Greetings Cortinians and Happy Summer!My name is Kate Macan and as a former Cortinian and a Creighton grad, I feel blessed and honored to be a new member of your community. While at Creighton, I studied theology and Spanish and minored in Justice and Peace Studies. I was abroad for a semester in the DR,… Continue reading Meet our new Resident Director – Kate Macan!
The following letter was written by Allison Dethlefs, a Junior at Creighton, and a Formation Group Leader in the Cortina Community. She was doing the Encuentro Dominicano program in the Fall, but she and her roommate Selina Marshall (another DR traveller) will be joining us in Deglman in the Spring. -- Dear friends and family,… Continue reading She’s Coming “Home”: Allison Dethlefs speaks to her time in the DR