Year: 2011

Newman, Independence Community College sign agreement

Representatives from Newman University of Wichita met with Independence Community College (ICC) administrators earlier this month to sign a dual admissions program agreement between the institutions for students seeking their degrees in Elementary Education. ...

NU/Wichita Thunder jersey auction raises $200+ for student scholarships

Thanks to everyone involved in the NU/Wichita Thunder hockey jersey eBay auction. The auction ending on Dec. 19 raised more than $200 with a total of 10 bids. Proceeds from the auction will be used to support ...

Wichita Thunder offers special ticket prices for Dec. 27 and 30 games

The Wichita Thunder Hockey team is making a special offer on ticket prices for the Dec. 27 game against their biggest rival, the Missouri Mavericks, and the Dec. 30 game against the Texas Brahmas, both ...

Newman University stages Fall 2011 Commencement

The Newman University Fall 2011 Commencement ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. A total of 196 candidates for degrees were honored in the ...

Vanderpool, Brought, Schrader receive honorary degrees

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., second from right, hosted a luncheon for Wichita author Clare Vanderpool, left, and Guatemala missionaries Dani Brought, ASC and Kris Schrader, ASC following the university’s Fall 2011 Commencement ...

Newman University honors nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 27 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 16 on the Newman campus. ...

University closes Dec. 23 for Christmas break

Newman University offices will close at noon on Friday, Dec. 23 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. The Spring 2012 semester begins Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. ...

Bookstore hours will change during the holidays

The Newman University Bookstore hours will change through the holidays. ...

Newman University profs help United Way allocate funds

Newman University Associate Professor of Social Work Sue Ellen Gardner, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Philosophy Jamey Findling, Ph.D. were part of a volunteer panel that recently helped the United Way of the Plains allocate ...

Newman auctions NU/Wichita Thunder hockey jersey to raise funds for student scholarships

To help raise funds for Newman student scholarships, Newman is now holding an auction for a NU/Wichita Thunder hockey jersey signed by the Wichita Thunder hockey team. This is one of only two very rare ...

Wichita high schools students learn more about college, science through Newman University Hispanic Scholar Program

Twenty-two Wichita area high school students got a taste of college life – and two hours of college credit – by successfully completing the 2011 Newman University Hispanic Scholar Program. The students, who performed individualized ...

Sloppy Joe Improv to host fundraiser on Dec. 9

Come support the Sloppy Joe Improv tomorrow night, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. as they perform in the Jabara Flexible Theatre. The cost is $5 and includes Sloppy Joes, a snack and a drink. The ...

Newman University Jets vs. Wichita State Shockers Dec. 19

The Wichita State University men’s basketball team will host the Newman Jets in a regular season contest scheduled for 7:05 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19 at the Charles Koch Arena in Wichita. This game marks the ...

Newman athletes to host annual ‘Drop and Shop’

The Newman University Student Athlete Advisory Committee is hosting a Christmas Drop and Shop this Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center. ...

Help us present a warmer and brighter future for students by donating to NU

Whether you’re a recent Newman University graduate, a Sacred Heart Academy alum, or a Newman University fan, you can make a difference in the lives of students at NU. Gifts of any amount are appreciated ...

Fall 2011 theatre production a success

Last month Newman University staged its first production of the new theatre program. There were four performances in total presenting Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me a Tenor.” With the room almost packed full each night, Director ...

Newman University to present debut concert by new wind ensemble Dec. 11

The Newman University Music Department will present the first concert by the new Newman University Wind Ensemble, called “Joy! Festive Music Heralding the Coming of Christmas.” The concert will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 ...

Balloon pop, Santa photos for a cause

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Club and the Newman University Bookstore are teaming up with the hopes of benefitting a Newman graduate and former Bookstore employee. The OTA Club is planning to hold a “balloon pop” on Wed., Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to ...

Newman featured in KWCH 12 story

Newman University was featured in a Nov. 30 story broadcast by KWCH 12 Eyewitness News on the cost of attending a private religious college. The story, by KWCH reporter Melissa Scheffler, featured comments by NU senior ...

Graduation activities set for Dec. 16 – 17

Newman University will honor Fall 2011 graduates with a variety of ceremonies set for Dec. 16 and 17. ...

NU Men’s Basketball takes on WSU Dec. 19

The Newman University Men’s Basketball Team will meet Wichita State University in a regular season contest scheduled for 7:05 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19 at Koch Arena in Wichita. The Jets and the Shockers have previously ...

Newman University collecting for ‘Soles4Souls’ shoe drive through Dec. 19

Newman University is now collecting for its ‘Soles4Souls’ shoe drive, sponsored by both Newman Athletics and the Nurses Christian Fellowship. Donations can be made on campus in Eck Hall and at the entrance of the ...

Celebrating 100 years: Teresa (Mechtildis) Palsmeier, ASC

On Dec. 29, 2011, Teresa (Mechtildis) Palsmeier, ASC will celebrate her 100th birthday. Known better by her students as Mechtildis Palsmeier, ASC, Sister Teresa taught at Sacred Heart Academy from 1946 to 1959 and was also ...

Newman University to award honorary degrees to Newbery Medal recipient, Guatemala missionaries on Dec. 17

Newman University officials have announced that alumna and Newbery Medal recipient Clare Sander Vanderpool, and Guatemala missionaries Dani Brought, ASC and Kris Schrader, ASC, will be awarded Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degrees during ...

Newman University to present ‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ Choral Concert Dec. 4

The Newman University Music Department will present a special musical offering, “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman ...

Newman University Names Sarah Cundiff Alumni Director

Sarah E. Cundiff has been named Director of Alumni Relations at Newman University. Cundiff began employment at Newman Nov. 21. ...

This month’s Mission Talk features speaker Susan Docherty

Susan Docherty, Ph.D., head of Theology and Combined Honours Programme Leader at Newman University College in Birmingham, U.K., was the speaker at this month’s Mission Talk. Staff, faculty and students all enjoyed the lecture as ...

Newman University closes Nov. 23 at noon

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, Newman University will close Wed., Nov. 23, at noon and will reopen for business on Monday, Nov. 28. ...

Newman University establishes Speakers Bureau program

Newman University officials have announced the establishment of a new Speakers Bureau program. Members of the university’s faculty and staff are available through the bureau to provide lectures or presentations on a variety of topics ...

Sarah Cundiff named alumni director

Newman University officials announced that Sarah Cundiff has been named director of Alumni Relations. Cundiff will begin work at Newman on Monday, Nov. 21. ...

Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC recognized as Kansas Woman of Distinction

Dress for Success held its 3rd Annual Kansas Women of Distinction publication party Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Abode Venue in downtown Wichita. Each year the event, hosted by Dress for Success Wichita, highlights women across ...

Zogleman to be Tenth Anniversary Season director of Heart of America Men’s Chorus

Newman University Director of Music Deanne Zogleman has been named artistic director for the Heart of America Men’s Chorus Tenth Anniversary Season. Zogleman is currently serving as guest conductor for the men’s chorus annual holiday ...

Senior art show will be Nov. 25

“Juxtaposition,” an exhibition featuring the work of five senior Newman University art students, will be staged from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25 in the Hallway Gallery of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center ...

Newman University will begin collecting for ‘Soles4Souls’ shoe drive on Nov. 11.

Newman University will begin its ‘Soles4Souls’ shoe drive on Nov. 11, sponsored by both Newman Athletics and the Nurses Christian Fellowship. The drive will kick off at the Men’s and Women’s basketball games beginning at ...

‘Last Lecture’ set for Nov. 16

Newman University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jaime Green will present the next installment of the Newman “Last Lecture Series,” scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. The event ...

This month’s Mission Talk takes place Nov. 17

Don’t miss this month’s only Mission Talk on Nov. 17. This month’s speaker will be Dr. Susan Docherty, Head of Theology and Combined Honours Programme Leader at Newman University College in Birmingham, U.K. The talk ...

‘The Newman Surprise!’ Open house for prospective students of all ages

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Newman University will be hosting its Fall Open House event, “The Newman Surprise.” You’ll be surprised when you hear about Newman’s great program offerings, outstanding financial aid, deeply involved student groups, ...

Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Upon Further Inspection’ and Carved Porcelain’ Nov. 25 – Dec. 16

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Upon Further Inspection” and “Carved Porcelain” by Ryan Harjo, Dane Jones, and Natalie Brown as the fourth show of its 2011-2012 season. The exhibit, which begins with a ...

Newman University to host reading, signing of Bryan Dietrich’s new book Nov. 11

Newman University will host an event to launch Professor of English Bryan D. Dietrich’s latest book The Assumption from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11 in the Jabara Flexible Theatre, located inside the De ...

Newman Speaker’s Bureau launching soon

Coming very soon Newman University will open its first Speaker’s Bureau to the public. The Speaker’s Bureau consists of staff and faculty members who are available to provide speeches on a variety of topics to ...