With 2022 Commencement coming up (May 12-14), we wanted to take a far-reaching look back at Creighton graduations past. In the process, we collected quite a few photos (ranging from 1891 to just last year). We also learned something new: Did you know a former President of the United States once received an honorary degree from Creighton? Read more.
In 1982, then-Creighton students Doug Knust, BSBA'82, and Chris Korth, BSBA’82, attended their first NCAA Final Four in New Orleans. In the 40 years since, they haven’t missed a single Final Four. This month, they returned to New Orleans for their 40th tournament. The secret to their tradition’s longevity? “Creighton is the glue that holds the whole thing together.” Read more.
More than 100,000 degrees
Near the start of this academic year, Creighton hit a milestone: 100,000. Since 1891, the University has conferred more than 100,000 degrees. (Nearly 80,000 alumni with Creighton degrees live all over the world today.) See which schools and colleges have awarded the most degrees, how graduating class sizes grew from five students to more than 2,000, and why it took Creighton 13 years to produce its first graduates. Read more.