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Newman University honors the late Doug Stanley at Fall 2013 Commencement

Newman University honors the late Doug Stanley at Fall 2013 Commencement

Newman University honored the late Douglas L. Stanley with a posthumous Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degree during the Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony Dec. 14. Stanley’s widow Sheryl Stanley accepted the honorary degree for her late husband, who was chair of the Newman University Board of Trustees at the time of his death in April 2013. Continue reading

Newman University honors nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 20 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 13 on the Newman campus. Continue reading


Alumni, High Tea celebrated during Cardinal Newman Week 2013

Illness and a record-breaking snowstorm may have disrupted some events, but they didn’t stop the Newman University community from celebrating some traditional activities, honoring several illustrious alumni, and maintaining the spirit of Cardinal Newman Week, the annual tribute to the life and teachings of John Henry Cardinal Newman, the 19th century Catholic theologian and educator for whom the university is named.

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Singh, former student honored as ‘Health Care Heroes’

Newman University Professor of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D. was among several Wichita area health care practitioners, educators and supporters honored as the 2013 “Health Care Heroes” by the Wichita Business Journal. The group was recognized at an Oct. 17 banquet. Singh was one of two who were honored in the Lifetime Achievement category. Continue reading


Newman student Matthew Riedl receives top academic award

Newman University student Matthew Riedl is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious St. Catherine Medal, which is awarded annually to a sophomore or junior who has demonstrated outstanding service to the university, and has established an excellent record for scholastic achievement. The St. Catherine Medal is the highest student academic award bestowed by Newman University. Continue reading