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Creighton University Joins Big East Conference

May 28, 2013

Creighton University, the No. 1 Midwest Regional University according to the college edition of U.S. News & World Report, was selected to join the 10-league Big East conference, as announced earlier this year. The university, along with Xavier University and Butler University, joins a group of Catholic universities in the Big East: Marquette, Seton Hall, DePaul, Georgetown, St. John´s, Providence and Villanova.

Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 28, 2013

Creighton University, the No. 1 Midwest Regional University according to the college edition of U.S. News & World Report, was selected to join the 10-league Big East conference, as announced earlier this year. The university, along with Xavier University and Butler University, joins a group of Catholic universities in the Big East: Marquette, Seton Hall, DePaul, Georgetown, St. John´s, Providence and Villanova.

The conference, which will officially assemble on July 1, 2013, will be basketball-centered. “This is a great step forward for our university,” said Creighton men´s basketball head coach Greg McDermott. “Not only does Creighton offer a values-based education rooted in intellectual tradition, but we also have first-rate athletics that we can now showcase on a higher level — it´s truly a winning combination.” The move also means an end to Creighton’s association with the Missouri Valley Conference.

Catholic Tradition, Excellence in Education: On Campus and Online

As a top-tier Jesuit institution, Creighton approaches education — on campus and online — with a passion for learning and the desire to create positive change in the world. Creighton offers several in-demand degree programs online, each taught by the same renowned faculty that teaches on campus. Online students have access to:

  •     Audio-visual components such as videos, chat and message boards
  •     24/7 help desk
  •     Student Services Coordinator
  •     Financial aid advisors
  •     Career Services department
  •     Librarians at the three Creighton libraries

Learn More

To learn more about Creighton University´s online programs, visit [online.creighton.edu or call 866-717-6365 to speak with a Program Manager.

About Creighton University

Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Omaha, Neb., enrolls more than 4,100 undergraduate and 3,200 professional school and graduate students. Nationally recognized for providing a balanced educational experience, the University offers a rigorous academic agenda with a broad range of disciplines, providing undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person: academically, socially and spiritually. Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years. For more information, visit our website at: http://www.creighton.edu.

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