Getting Involved

GETTING INVOLVED.

Getting Involved

Get involved in any way you can. Help students in the Creighton School of Pharmacy and Health Professions continue to move forward by offering your time, experience or resources. Become a part of tradition through student mentoring, community service projects, clinical instruction, scholarships and other alumni opportunities.  

When you make a gift to Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions (SPAHP) or give your time as a volunteer, you invest in the future of our School and our students. You also support our Jesuit, Catholic mission of forming people on conscience and compassion. Creighton students and alumni are changing lives and making a difference around the world. Your gift funds that impact. 

SPAHP has set the pace in innovative academic technology and clinical programs in occupational therapy, pharmacy and physical therapy. We’re the only Jesuit academic medical center to offer professional programs in all of these disciplines.  

Also consider nominating for a SPAHP award!

Become a Housing Host

Join an Expert Panel

Programming brought to students by the collaborative efforts of the SPAHP Alumni Advisory Board and the PHPSG. We need your valuable insight on the profession. Please spahparo [at] creighton [dot] edu (contact us) if you would like to participate.

Sign up to be a student mentor

One of the best opportunities students have for professional development is to form a one-on-one connection with an alumni mentor like you. By mentoring Creighton students, you assist them in shaping their futures. Learn more about mentoring.

Join an alumni advisory board workgroup

Joining an alumni advisory board workgroup is a great way to get involved and create & support programs that affect alumni and alumni-in-residence! Work groups include: Student Engagement with Alumni, Fundraising & Donor Development, and Board Operations. To join a workgroup, email spahparo [at] creighton [dot] edu or call 402.280.4742 

Provide an admission referral

The Creighton SPAHP Alumni Advisory Board ”Tomorrow’s Alumni” is a program that offers incentives to alumni who refer persons interested in pharmacy, occupational therapy or physical therapy clinical doctorate programs.

For more information, contact the SPAHP Admission Office at (402) 280-2662 or e-mail spahpadmission [at] creighton [dot] edu, or you may email any of your representatives on the Alumni Advisory Board.

Goal

Encourage alumni to refer prospective students to the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions by providing an easy referral process and recognizing participating alumni.

Program Overview

  • Online Referral Form that is housed on the School’s website
  • Promotion of the program via emails, website and Dean’s newsletter
  • Recognition of Alumni who have referred prospective students
  • Follow-up with the referred prospective student by the SPAHP Admission Office

Recogniton

Recognition would be given to all alumni who referred prospective students through an article in the Dean’s newsletter each winter and in the dinner program for the Dean’s Dinner during Alumni Weekend. Special recognition would be given to the alumni who referred the most in a given year program year - October 1 to September 1.

The categories and recognition for top referrers are:

Bluejay Level - refers three or more prospective students in a program year.  At this level, the alumnus and a guest will be invited to the Dean’s Dinner during Alumni Weekend; will receive two tickets to the Creighton/Nebraska baseball game in conjunction with the May SPAHP Get Blue Baseball and BBQ pregame event; will receive an items of his/her choice from a list of of School of Pharmacy and Health Professions promotional products, and will be recognized in the winter issue of the Dean’s eNewsletter.

Blue Level - refers two prospective students in a program year. At this level, the alumnus will receive two tickets to the Creighton/Nebraska baseball game in conjunction with the May SPAHP Get Blue Baseball and BBQ pregame event; will receive an item of his/her choice from a list of of School of Pharmacy and Health Professions promotional products, and will be recognized in the winter issue of the Dean’s eNewsletter.

White Level - refers one prospective student in a program year. At this level, the alumnus will receive an items of his/her choice from a list of School of Pharmacy and Health Professions promotional products, and will be recognized in the winter issue of the Dean’s eNewsletter.

Apply for alumni board appointment

The Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) at Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions fosters an active relationship between the School and our alumni in an advisory capacity. Apply here.

Nominate yourself or others for an alumni award

Nominate today!

Become a Class Reunion Volunteer

Yes! I would like to volunteer as a Class Reunion Volunteer for Homecoming Weekend! Link to become a volunteer: https://blueq.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_39v8DZ73nblj1Vb .

Make a donation

Serve on a School Committee

The graduate perspective that alumni bring to program standing committees such as the admission and curriculum committees are vital to the continuous improvement of Creighton’s health science education.

Alumni Volunteer Interest Form.

Provide a student shadowing experience

An ideal way for students to learn what a career in healthcare involves is to shadow highly qualified professionals like you. Through the EDGE Shadowing Program, you can share your knowledge and experience to help students discern their career path. Find out more here

Take students on clinical assignment

Experiential learning creates the bridge from the classroom to the real world for Creighton University students.