Month: May 2014

Josh Chilson ’03 named president of Clearwater Bar Association

Newman University alum Joshua Chilson ’03 was recently named president of the Clearwater (Fla.) Bar Association. Chilson, who received the 2003 Harvey J. Ablah Award and the 2002 St. Catherine’s Medal while at Newman, will ...

Newman hosts Registration Day June 6

Newman University is hosting a Registration Day for new freshman students and others who have preregistered for the event on Friday, June 6 in the Dugan Library and Campus Center. ...

Wichita Grand Opera offers special ticket price to Newman community May 31

On May 31 the Wichita Grand Opera invites the Newman community to see Rossini’s The Barber of Seville at the Orpheum Theatre at 7 p.m. Newman students, faculty and staff will receive discounted tickets for $15. ...

Graduation weekend video highlights

Newman University celebrated the class of 2014 with a Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement ceremony on May 9 and 10, respectively. ...

President Carrocci among celebrities at June 10 Orpheum Theater benefit

Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. will be among the celebrities who pair up with a local chef for an “Iron Chef” style culinary competition to benefit the Orpheum Theatre. The 2014 Celebrity & Chef ...

Newman alumna Jamie Woo-Page selected for 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Newman University 2000 graduate Jamie Woo-Page, M.D., for being selected one of the Wichita Business Journal‘s 40 Under 40. ...

Newman alums earn graduate degrees

Congratulations to the following Newman University alumni who earned graduate degrees in May 2014 from Wichita State University: ...

Newman closed for Memorial Day

Offices will be closed at Newman University Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Newman will resume normal hours on Tuesday, May 27. ...

Class of ’64 inducted into Golden Hearts Club

Members of the Sacred Heart College Class of 1964 were inducted into the Golden Hearts Club during the weekend of May 9 – 11. ...

Newman to host ‘Newman Night with the Wild’ June 7

Newman will host “Newman Night with the Wild” at Hartman Arena on June 7. The event includes free tickets for the family to the game. Seating is limited and tickets will be given on a first-come-first-served ...

Join us at ‘Newman Night with the Wichita Wingnuts’ May 31

On Saturday, May 31 Newman will host “Newman Night with the Wingnuts” at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. The event includes free tickets for the family to the game. Seating is limited and tickets will be given on a ...

Up to the Minute to be released every other week throughout the summer

After today’s issue, the Up to the Minute newsletter will be sent out every other week during the summer. Regular weekly editions will begin again on Aug. 28. The first day of fall classes is Aug. 23. ...

Affirmations of the university – Alum receives award from Wichita Arts Council

Newman alum Sonny Laracuente recently received the first ever City Arts Emerging Artist Award, sponsored by the Wichita Arts Council, Inc. As award recipient, Laracuente will have an exclusive showing of his art next year ...

Newman University celebrates Class of 2014 during graduation weekend

Newman University staged a number of events during the weekend of May 9 and 10 to celebrate the accomplishments and graduation of the Class of 2014. ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy students receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 10 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

Newman University honors graduating Master of Social Work students at pinning ceremony

The Newman University School of Social Work honored Spring and Summer 2014 graduates of the Master of Social Work program with a pinning ceremony held May 9, 2014 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University honors Spring 2014 nursing graduates

Newman University recognized 23 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 9 on the Newman campus. ...

De Mattias Society dinner features new members, student views

Members of the Newman University Board of Trustees joined with members of the De Mattias Society May 8 for the annual De Mattias Society dinner in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

Newman University Music Department’s “Seasons of Love” a hit

The Newman University Music Department presented its spring musical “Seasons of Love” on May 1 through 3 in Performance Hall, inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the Newman campus. “Seasons of Love” follows ...

NU Baseball earns No. 3 seed in Heartland Conference

The Newman University Jets baseball team recently earned the No. 3 seed in the Heartland Conference Baseball Tournament. They will play the University of Saint Mary, the No. 2 seed, at 1 p.m. on May ...

Joan Purkey has made education a lifelong career

Associate Professor of Education and Teacher Education Program Coordinator Joan Purkey will retire at the end of this semester after being with Newman University since 1999 – a total of 15 years. ...

Psychology Professor Charles Merrifield retires after 31 years at Newman

Read through the curriculum vitae of Professor of Psychology Charles Merrifield, Ph.D. and a few patterns start to emerge. From his doctoral dissertation to his many professional presentations to his service on committees and boards ...

Retiring Professor John Conlee has ‘looked forward each day to working’ at Newman University

In a very short time, Associate Professor and Director of Paralegal Studies John Conlee, J.D. expects to be spending his days reading books, playing golf and tennis, and snow skiing – as well as traveling ...

Donors recognized for the ‘Bringing Back Theatre’ campaign

Newman University hosted an event Friday, May 2 to recognize several donors who contributed substantial gifts to the “Bringing Back Theatre” campaign. ...

Newman to live stream Commencement ceremony May 10

Can’t make it to your friend or family member’s Newman University graduation ceremony? Newman will stream Spring 2014 Commencement live through YouTube. ...

Newman University honors participants in Native American Scholar Program

Newman University honored 19 Native American students from six high schools in the Wichita area at a recent banquet for their participation in a program designed to keep them in school and consider a career ...

Duncan Rose ‘loved Newman since the first day on campus’

Associate Professor of Counseling and Coordinator of the Counseling Program Duncan Rose, Ed.D. has spent his entire teaching career – 23 years – at Newman University. While 23 years in education is an impressive accomplishment, ...

Joseph Forte led Newman Library through good times and bad

Joseph Forte, M.L.S. has learned how to adapt quickly to the ever-expanding development of technology. As Library Director at Newman University, Forte introduced the requisition/purchase order process at Newman and participated in the original Title ...

Surendra Singh made many contributions to Newman over the past 45 years

Forty-five years ago, the Division of Science and Mathematics at what is now Newman University bore little resemblance to what it is today. Fewer than 30 students were majoring in biology. Those students had limited ...

Newman University to hold Spring 2014 graduation activities May 9-10

Newman University will stage a number of events May 9 and May 10 to celebrate Spring 2014 graduation. ...

Sacred Heart College Class of 1964 to be inducted into Golden Hearts Club May 11

The Sacred Heart College Class of 1964 will be officially inducted into the Golden Hearts Club of Newman University over the weekend of May 9 – 11.  In preparation for this joyous occasion, there will ...

Newman student-athletes receive Heartland Awards

Several Newman student-athletes have recently received honors or been named to all-conference teams by the Heartland Conference. Read more on the NU Athletics website. ...