Month: February 2012

Season champions NU Women’s Basketball will host Heartland Conference Tournament

The Newman University Women’s and Men’s Basketball Teams are heading into the Heartland Conference Tournament March 2-3 with high hopes. The women’s team, which has captured its second straight regular season conference title, will host ...

Newman students volunteer to help homeless in Wichita

A dozen members of the Newman University junior ASC Community Leader Scholars class volunteered their time Wednesday, Feb. 22 at a homeless overflow shelter hosted by Holy Savior Catholic Church in Wichita. The students helped ...

Newman University new locker rooms officially open

The Newman University Athletics Department hosted a Grand Opening last Friday, Feb. 24, for the recently renovated locker rooms on campus. The rooms have been updated with new lockers as well as the installation of ...

NU Day scheduled for March 16

March 16 is the next scheduled NU Day on the Newman campus. NU Day is a chance for anyone to check out Newman U and see what we’re all about. Visit our NU visit days webpage for more information. ...

Alumni Association welcomes three honorary members

The Newman University Alumni Association inducted three new members as honorary alumni at a ceremony on the Newman campus Friday, Feb. 24. The inductees were Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., Help Desk Supervisor and ...

Brandon Droge, Pitcher for Jets baseball team named Division II Pitcher of the Week

Brandon Droge, pitcher for our Newman Jets baseball team, was named National Collegiate Baseball Writer’s Association Division II National Pitcher of the Week officials announced last Wednesday. Droge (2-1) allowed just four hits, while striking ...

Newman University to present ‘Pippin’ March 8-11

The Newman University Theatre Department will present the musical “Pippin” at 8 p.m. on March 8, 9 and 10, and at 2 p.m. on March 11, in Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts ...

Newman University honors former nursing head Joan Felts with Cardinal Newman Medal

Newman University honored former dean of the Newman University School of Nursing and Allied Health Mary “Joan” Felts, R.N., Ph.D. with the Cardinal Newman Medal at the annual Cardinal Newman and Alumni Awards Banquet on ...

Farid, Casiano named 2012 Homecoming King and Queen

Newman University’s 2012 Homecoming King and Queen were announced Saturday, Feb. 18, during the men’s home basketball game. Christina Farid, a native of Wichita, was crowned queen. She is studying biology and her passions are ...

Newman University, Wichita partners with Newman University College, Birmingham to benefit student learning

Students studying at Newman University in Kansas will have the chance to expand their horizons following the announcement of a partnership with a university in the United Kingdom. ...

Newman women’s bowling team defeats the Wichita State Shockers

Congratulations to the Newman women’s bowling team for a dynamo performance over the weekend at the Backhaul Direct Hoosier Classic in Indianapolis to bring home the championship by beating the Wichita State Shockers for the ...

The Gerber Institute at Newman University presents Wes Jackson lecture on land and agriculture March 6

Newman University invites the community to hear longtime agriculture activist Wes Jackson speak on his new developments and strategies for crop cultivation and progressions at a lecture set for 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. March ...

Newman Basketball prepares for Heartland Tourney at Home and Away

The Newman University women’s basketball team will be hosting the Heartland Conference championship tournament next week in Fugate Gymnasium! Final results for tournament seeding will be determined following final game play tonight and over the ...

Sloppy Joe Improv to perform Feb. 24

Tomorrow night at 7 p.m., the Sloppy Joes will be performing in the Jabara Flexible Theatre. Come enjoy a night filled with fancy improv based on ideas straight from the audience. The event is free ...

Newman University locker room Grand Opening Feb. 24

The Newman University Athletics Department will host a Grand Opening tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 24, for the recently renovated locker rooms on campus. The rooms have been updated with new lockers as well as the installation ...

Annual Alumni Association Meeting open to all alumni

Friday, Feb. 24, Newman University will be hosting the Annual Alumni Association Meeting. Tim Belsan, Alumni Board president, invites you to join us as we induct three individuals into our association as honorary alumni: ...

Newman University student wins prestigious writing award

Newman University student Rebekah Baldridge of Wichita was recently named the recipient of the prestigious Dell Award for undergraduate excellence in science fiction and fantasy writing. The award is presented annually to a full-time undergraduate ...

Feb. 21 Kevin Godfrey event cancelled

Tonight’s Cardinal Newman Lecture by Dr. Kevin Godfrey has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Tea for Two/Love Potion’ exhibit Feb. 24 – March 23

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Tea for Two/Love Potion,” an exhibition of digital prints, sculpture and drawings by Wichita artists Jack Wilson and David Murano, as the sixth show of its 2011-2012 season. ...

Homecoming Week events continue until Feb. 18

Newman University’s Homecoming Week gears up to crown homecoming king and queen this Saturday. ...

Newman University to continue Spring Phonathon until March 1

Beginning on Feb. 6, 15 students of Newman University have been calling all alumni to seek support for the Newman Fund for student scholarships. The Spring Phonathon, which will continue until March 1, is an opportunity ...

OTA students travel to Topeka

Nine members of Newman’s Occupational Therapy Student Association (NOTSA) traveled with Nancy Dahlinger, OTA Assistant professor and club advisor, to Topeka in early February to participate in the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) Day on the ...

Newman University to host the musical ‘Pippin’ Mar. 8

The Newman University Theatre Department will host its second play of this school year in early March. The Theatre Department will present the musical “Pippin” on March 8, 9,10 at 8 p.m. and March 11 ...

Kevin Godfrey to speak on Feb. 21 during Cardinal Newman Week

Alvernia University Associate Professor of Theology Kevin Godfrey, Ph.D. will present the Cardinal Newman Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Godfrey ...

Newman University to hold Financial Aid Workshop Feb. 2

NU Admissions will hold a Financial Aid Workshop to provide information to students about scholarships, grants, loans, and FAFSA, as well as to address any other questions they may have. A free dinner will also ...

Newman to host Newman Transfer Night Feb. 15

Feb. 15 marks the next NU Transfer Night here at Newman University. For any transfer students interested in the university, this is their chance to learn more. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in ...

Homecoming Week to begin Feb. 12

Mark your calendars for Newman University’s Homecoming Week 2012. The theme for this year’s event is Casino Royale. Come enjoy a week of fun for all Newman students. ...

Join the celebration of the birth and life of St. Maria De Mattias

On Feb. 3, join the Adorers of the Blood of Christ as they celebrate the birth and life of their foundress, St. Maria De Mattias. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. where there will ...

Newman University to present concert, other activities for Cardinal Newman Week Feb. 19-25

Newman University will host a variety of events in its annual celebration of Cardinal Newman Week, beginning this year on Sunday, Feb. 19 and running through Saturday, Feb. 25. The annual week of festivities is ...

Newman University to hold ‘A Play in a Day’ event Feb. 3-4

The Newman University Theatre Department will hold the first of what is planned to be an annual event, a 24-hour Theatre Project. The activity will begin Feb. 3 and finish with performances of original productions ...