WILTON, Conn. Joseph Burgess of Wilton received a bachelor of arts diploma from the Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences at the schools commencement ceremony May 17 at CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Burgess was one of about 1,600 graduates honored during this ceremony.
Creighton President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., presided over the ceremony. Lannon is a 1973 graduate of the university and is the first Creighton alum to serve as president there.
Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., offers students nine schools and colleges. There are about 4,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate and professional students enrolled. It is a Jesuit and Catholic college, and has been highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report for 20 years.
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