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Dream Big! The Imaginarium of Lucia Neare ‘88

Lucia Neare ’88 just dropped a magical acorn in my hand. We have never met before, so I am struck by the unique greeting. No pleasantries about the weather. No “It’s nice to meet you.” Just a golden acorn. Correction: not just a golden acorn, an acorn made entirely of…... » Read more

Looking Backward: Reflections from President Creighton

Taking Stock of “The Creighton Effect” What a difference fourteen years can make. Since Joanne V. Creighton assumed the presidency in 1996, the college’s mission has stayed the same, but much else has been altered significantly. As President Creighton prepares to hand the administrative reins to President-designate Lynn Pasquerella ’80…... » Read more

Journey into Africa

Alumnae confront the challenges with thoughtfulness, humanity, and success Like so many others in America, Jennifer Kyker '02 had seen the commercials imploring viewers to send money to help people starving in Africa. They were heartbreaking and compelling, and they'd raised millions of dollars for…... » Read more

Pioneers of Change

On Being the First Family Member to Attend College Katie Pierce’s mother couldn’t understand why her daughter wanted to go to college instead of developing a talent she identified in high school for doing her friends’ hair. Alyssa Nelson ’11 and her mother both wept…... » Read more