Month: January 2017

Newman financial aid team focuses on career growth, earning credentials

The Newman University Financial Aid staff is working hard on staying up to date on the topics and procedures that matter most to them. Director of Financial Aid Myra Pfannenstiel began her Newman career in the ...

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Career Connections event to offer ‘speed-networking’

The Newman University Career Services team is hosting a unique one-hour networking event beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. You’ve heard of speed-dating, right? Individuals sitting in their ...

Newman University Theatre Department presents world premiere of ‘The Miracle of Father Kapaun’ Feb. 16-19

The Newman University Theatre Department will present the world premier of the play “The Miracle of Father Kapaun.” The play will be performed at 8 p.m. on Feb. 16, 17 and 18, and at 2 ...

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New MBA program in Colorado Springs to launch in March

A new MBA program offered by Newman University will launch in Colorado Springs, Colo., for MSW students and alumni on Monday, March 13, 2017. The online program will focus on providing the same high-quality MBA degree ...

Freshman Jets participate in Takeoff Leadership Retreat

A total of 39 freshman students filled four vans on Saturday, Jan. 21 and headed to Camp Tawakoni in Augusta, Kan., for the Takeoff Leadership Retreat. This 2017 Newman retreat is the second of an ...

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Students give Newman University high marks on national survey

High school juniors and seniors looking for a college where they will be challenged to do their best work, have multiple opportunities to participate in service-learning activities, enjoy positive interactions with faculty and staff, and ...

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Alumnus JJ McGuigan hopes to help others through songwriting

JJ McGuigan was born in Wichita and graduated from Newman University in 2005 with a degree in Secondary Education. While at Newman he played basketball, which became an important part of his life. Before basketball, McGuigan received a ...

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Newman University students named to Deans List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Deans List for the fall semester of 2016. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

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Campus Ministry helps Catholic Charities in Chicago during annual winter service trip

Adding a retreat component to an annual winter service trip was something new for Campus Ministry at Newman University. Newman Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Father John Fogliasso and Campus Ministry Administrative Assistant Monica Borger accompanied ...

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Newman University will present the LEAD Series with Diana Crook, M.D. Jan. 24

Newman University will present The LEAD Series with Diana Crook, M.D. at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The LEAD Series is a lecture series that was developed in 2014 by Director of Student ...

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Last day to add or drop semester classes

For Newman University students, the last day to add or drop Spring 2017 semester classes is Friday, Jan. 27. Students wishing to make a change to their current schedule should talk to their advisors and pick up a ...

Heimerman time capsule contents revealed!

On Thursday, Jan. 5, construction workers began to remove the dedication plaque from the Heimerman Science Center, which will be replaced by the Bishop Gerber Science Center. A cylindrical object appeared behind the plaque and was believed ...

Bright futures lie ahead for communication majors

A Jan. 2017 national survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) projects significant increases in starting salaries for 2017 social sciences and communication graduates. NACE predicts that employers will now pay a national average of $51,925 ...

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Sarah Sanford will present ‘Lightfast’ during January’s Final Friday at Steckline Gallery

Artist Sarah Sanford loves exploring the physical nature of light. She has been photographing light for more than a decade, capturing its movement and reflective ways. Beginning Friday, Jan. 27, the Steckline Gallery at Newman University ...

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KAKE News covers story: Newman Jet Basketball brothers reunite

Updated – 3:28 p.m. (CST) Two Newman University basketball players were featured in a live video broadcast on KAKE News on Thursday, Jan. 12. Here is a summary from that broadcast:  Brothers Daniel (senior) and Matthew (freshman) Green ...

Jan. 14 basketball games canceled

The women’s and men’s basketball games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14 against Lubbock Christian have been canceled due to weather. The make-up date for these games will be determined and announced at a later time. ...

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Newman senior Diana Stanley to present papers at two major conferences

Newman senior and University Archives Lead Student Intern Diana Stanley has been selected to present papers at two separate conferences during the spring semester. ...

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Newman University meets $1 million Mabee Foundation ‘challenge’ grant for new science center

(Above: Newman Vice President for University Advancement J.V. Johnston announces to a crowd gathered in the Eck Hall lobby that the university has secured the grant and exceeded campaign goals.) Newman University officials announced that Facing ...

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LibGuides are helping students to conduct higher quality research

Dugan Library has recently added LibGuides, an online content management system created by Springshare, to their website for students to conduct higher quality research for their projects. Through LibGuides, students can be directed to resources ...

Via Christi CEO Michael Mullins joins Newman University Board of Trustees

Newman University officials have announced that Michael L. Mullins has joined the university’s Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1. Mullins is CEO and Kansas Ministry market leader for Via Christi Health, a member of Ascension. ...

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Offices at Newman to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Newman Unversity will close on Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes will resume and offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 17. ...

Free tutoring for Newman students is becoming more popular on campus

One of the perks of being a student at Newman University is free tutoring — and staff in the Academic Resource Center are noticing more and more students are taking advantage of the opportunity. Director ...

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Newman University celebrates successful Facing Forward campaign with ‘Topping-Off’ ceremony

A large crowd consisting of the Newman University community along with local news media gathered inside Eck Hall Jan. 9, 2017 as Vice President for University Advancement J.V. Johnston took the stage. Johnston announced to the ...

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Mysterious cylinder discovered in Heimerman Science Center

A construction crew began removing a dedication plaque from the exterior wall of the Heimerman Science Center on Thursday, Jan. 5. As they chiseled around the perimeter of the stone, a cylindrical object appeared behind the plaque. It ...

Final Friday Jan. 27 at Newman Steckline Gallery presents ‘Lightfast’ prints by Sarah Sanford

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Lightfast” by Sarah Sanford as the fifth show of its 2016-2017 season. The exhibition of prints, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. ...

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Help fight cancer alongside the Newman ‘Love Your Melon Campus Crew’

There are countless ways to join the fight against cancer — and students on the Newman University campus are showing the community how easy it is to help by forming the Newman Love Your Melon Campus Crew. ...

Get tickets now for the 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Feb. 3-4

Four individuals and two teams will be honored at several events on the first weekend of February during celebrations for the 2017 Newman University Athletic Hall of Fame. Former Newman student-athletes Curtis Chenoweth, Stephanie (Huckaby) ...