Month: December 2015

Year in Review: 2015 at Newman University

The Newman University community has experienced acts of incredible faith, feelings of extreme joy and the sorrow of tragic loss this year. Take a look back at our Year in Review with the most popular stories from ...

Fugate Enterprises gifts $2 million to Newman University

Fugate Enterprises has made a $2 million gift to Newman University to support its science, nursing, and allied health professions programs and students. ...

Faculty, staff, students volunteer with Salvation Army

Newman University sponsored a Salvation Army Angel Tree for the Newman community to help make Christmas special for families in need. For more than 25 years, Newman faculty, staff and students have participated in the Angel Tree ...

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Newman wrestlers excel, honor Reece Wright-Conklin

The Newman University annual invitational wrestling tournament traditionally attracts some of the top collegiate programs from the region. This year the Jets made their best showing in the history of the event, winning two individual ...

Fall Newman University Magazine is here

The Fall 2015 issue of the Newman University Magazine has hit doorsteps of homes across the country. The online edition is also available at mag.newmanu.edu. Below are a few of the Feature Articles from this ...

360Five is on a ‘Holiday Hiatus’

Newman360Five is now taking a “Holiday Hiatus!” We will return to our regularly scheduled shenanigans the first week of the Newman University Spring 2016 semester, which begins Jan. 19, 2016. We will use the break, however, ...

Merry Christmas from Newman University

The holidays are upon us, and Newman University has prepared a season’s greeting with the aid of some faculty and staff members, and current and former students. Click here to view the Newman University online Christmas Card >> ...

Newman University closes Dec. 23 – Jan. 4

Newman University will be closed Dec. 23, 2015–Jan. 3, 2016 for the holidays. The university will reopen Monday, Jan. 4. Classes resume Tuesday, Jan. 19. Merry Christmas! We’ll see you next year! ...

Two Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Emily Spexarth of Colwich, Kan., and Clarissa Stuhlsatz of Garden Plain, Kan., each received a $500 scholarship to help cover the costs of their studies from the Forty & Eight, an ...

Newman University honors Fall 2015 nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 26 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Fall 2015 Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 11 on the Newman campus. ...

‘Steel Rhythm’ sculpture on two-year loan to Newman University

A new sculpture by artist and Newman University adjunct faculty member Mike Miller was recently installed on the campus of Newman University. The work, “Steel Rhythm,” is on loan to the university for two years ...

Annual breakfast informs high school counselors about Newman University

More than 40 high school guidance counselors from across Kansas joined members of the Newman University Admissions Department for breakfast Dec. 4 to learn more about the university and its programs. Assistant Director of Admissions’ ...

Newman to launch Entrepreneurship minor in Fall 2016

Newman University will launch an Entrepreneurship minor academic program in the Fall 2016 semester. The new program is designed to provide a good option for those students who may later pursue a management degree, as ...

Preparation, research, passion guide students’ Scholars Day project

Students Ashley Hare, Rikkie Hemmert, Alyssa Keimig and Angela Walker began preparing for Scholars Day at the beginning of the semester. “We started talking about it the first week of school in our nursing research class,” Hare ...

Transfer Thursdays offer one-stop-shop for transfer students

Today, Dec. 10, kicks off the start of a brand new admissions program, Transfer Thursdays. The program, which runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, will be a way for transfer students to get ...

Students relax before finals with ‘Breakfast and Bingo’

On the eve of finals, the Campus Activities Board hosted approximately 225 Newman University students for Breakfast and Bingo Sunday, Dec. 6. “Breakfast and Bingo is a signature Campus Activities Board event, and an excellent tradition ...

Christmas concert sells out at Newman University

The Newman University Music Department presented its annual Christmas concert to a sold out Performance Hall on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, kicking off the season with traditional carols, contemporary songs and holiday cheer. During Director of ...

NU counselors attend National Catholic Youth Conference

Two Newman University admission counselors, Georgia Drewes ’10, ’13 and Peter Paul Abella ’13, attended the 2015 National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Indianapolis, Ind. The NCYC is a powerful, biennial, three-day experience of prayer, ...

Newman men’s basketball rolls in final non-league home game

Senior Gavin Thurman poured in a season-high 27 points and added eight rebounds, leading four players in double figures as the Newman Men’s Basketball Team led wire-to-wire to dispatch Bethel College, 99-77, on Monday, Dec. ...

Newman Wrestling team hosts tournament, honors Reece Wright-Conklin

Newman University will host its sixth annual Jet Invitational Dec. 13. During the tournament the Newman Wrestling Team and Newman Athletic Department will honor Reece Wright-Conklin, the senior team member who died Sept. 3 after suffering ...

Sloppy Joes Improv Troupe ends fall semester at ‘Breakfast and Bingo’

The Sloppy Joes Improv Troupe performed its final on-campus show Sunday, Dec. 6 before the biannual Breakfast and Bingo event. The show is consistently the most well-attended show of the fall semester, and this year was ...

Fall Scholars Day allows students to shine

More than 110 Newman University students presented the best of their original research and special projects on Dec. 7 at the 2015 fall semester Scholars Day. Scholars Day is the culmination of students’ research projects. ...

Three businesses with ties to Newman receive honors

Foley Equipment, Star Lumber and Dondlinger Construction have received honors from the Wichita Business Journal by being selected for its first Family Business Awards. Foley Equipment: Legacy Award, 75 years Star Lumber: Legacy Award, 75 years Pictured ...

Social Work alumna speaks to students and alumni at MSW social

Newman University School of Social Work students and alumni gathered for the Student Association of Social Work’s first holiday social Wednesday, Dec. 2. Special guest and alumna Erika Walker spoke at the event about her ...

Boese blogs about India experience with Bangalore ASC

Students Brandi Boese, senior, and Diana Stanley, junior, traveled to India last week on Newman University’s first ambassador trip to the Bangalore Chapter of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ. “They are helping as ...

Newman University continues ‘Holly Days’ with #nuhollydays

All week, students, faculty and staff have enjoyed food and festivities with Newman University “Holly Days.” Organized by the Division of Student Life, “Holly Days” celebrates the season, with departments across campus holding Open Houses ...

Students prepare for Scholars Day presentations

Finals week is almost here and students are pushing to finish papers, projects and presentations before they head home for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Some students have another challenge to complete before they even ...

College scholarship advice from the director of undergrad admissions

For students seeking to make their education more affordable, there are many institutional and outside college scholarships that are available. These scholarships, whatever the size, can help take the bite out of the rising costs ...

Get great deals on Christmas gifts at the NU Bookstore

If you haven’t yet finished your Christmas shopping, check out the Newman University Bookstore in the coming days for some great deals. The bookstore is currently holding an After-Thanksgiving Sale that includes 15 percent off all Newman imprinted items ...

Newman receives Kansas Health Foundation grant for science outreach programs

Newman University received a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation, Wichita, Kan., to support Newman science outreach programs in the upcoming 2016 year. According to Director of Grants Bill Meitl, this is the first year Newman ...

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Hello it’s Newman 360Five!

Hello! It’s us, Newman360Five and we’re back this week making pop-culture jokes! This episode opens with Justin’s new obsession, the acapella app on smartphones that allows for anyone to create acapella masterpieces. Then we flip ...

‘The Magic of Christmas’ comes to Newman Dec. 6

On Sunday, Dec. 6, the Newman University Music Department will present its annual Christmas concert. This year it is titled, “The Magic of Christmas,” and is expected to be a great start to the holiday season. The ...

Newman, Catholic Charities team up for Christmas appeal

Newman University graphic design students collaborated this year to continue the university’s relationship with Catholic Charities and the creation of its Christmas appeal. This is the fifth year Newman has contributed to the organization’s efforts, ...

Newman lends support to extension of Perkins Loan Program

Newman University – represented through the American Council on Education – is among the 53 higher education organizations and 535 education and financial aid institutions to request that the U.S. Congress extend the Perkins Loan Program for one year. ...

New Sports Information Director David Rung begins duties at Newman

Newman University has hired a new sports information director, David Rung. Rung is replacing the  former Newman SID, Tim Hanson, who held the position for four years. Hanson left Newman to accept the SID position ...

Newman named to Wichita Business Journal 2015 Newsmakers

Newman University has been named a 2015 Newsmaker by the Wichita Business Journal. The Journal is identifying people and businesses that made an impact in the local business community over the past year. The university, along ...