Month: April 2017

Registration Day Welcome
Newman hosts its first registration day for the 2017-2018 school year

The anticipation of moving forward after graduating high school can be a time of excitement, nervousness and navigating the unknown. But for the students attending Newman beginning Fall 2017, the Admissions team has them covered. ...

Scholars Day
Students prepare for bi-annual Scholars Day event

The Newman University bi-annual Scholars Day will take place for degree-seeking students beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, May 5, for a jam-packed day of more than 100 presentations in the course of just three hours. ...

360Five
The 360five team takes on the Jetspys

This Sunday marks the day that all Newman athletics teams have waited for — the day when individuals will be awarded for their sports accomplishments of the 2016-2017 season. The 360Five team may not be ...

Mag Design 2017
Reading the online NU Magazine is kind of like time travel

The Spring 2017 Newman University Magazine covers several topics in regard to the university’s recent rebranding. To the University Relations Department, it seemed like an appropriate time to coordinate a redesign of the online version of ...

global-leadership-forum
New vice president of Coaching Federation Heartland chapter Gina Marx travels to Poland for global meeting

In December 2016, Director of the Graduate Education Program and Assistant Professor of Education Gina Marx, was elected Vice President/President Elect of the International Coach Federation Heartland Chapter forKansas/Missouri. According to the federation’s website it “is ...

Myra Pfannenstiel
Newman University recognizes outstanding individual in the Financial Aid Department

The Department of Financial Aid at Newman University is made up of amazing individuals who have helped incoming students throughout the years in countless ways. Among these individuals is Director of Financial Aid Myra Pfannenstiel, whose ...

Martina Viale
Freshman Martina Viale comes to Newman with a big dream and a plan

Martina Viale is a freshman student at Newman University. She is originally from a small town in Italy — Borgarello. She is attending Newman while being sponsored by Go Campus, an organization affiliated with Mondo Insieme that ...

Michael Pasco
‘Quiet Hero’ brought Coffee with a Cop to Wichita

By Amy Geiszler-Jones Editor’s Note: Newman University is a co-sponsor of the Difference Makers for Wichita Awards program that was launched in October 2016 to celebrate the contributions and positive influences of individuals and organizations that ...

Feest
Newman alumnus Lucas Hanson creates unique restaurant app for Wichitans

It’s the question we’ve all asked someone at some point in our lives — “Where do you want to go for dinner?” Newman alumnus Lucas Hanson is creating an app to help us solve that ever-so-common ...

summer workshops
Newman offers 20 affordable summer workshops for teachers

This summer, Newman University is offering 20 affordable workshops for teachers who are looking to earn their Continuing Education credits for re-licensure. Registration is open as of April 3, 2017. The 2017 summer workshop offerings ...

Diocese opens doors to a seminarian formation program

Editor’s Note: The following story by Christopher Riggs appeared in the April 21 edition of The Catholic Advance. Published here by permission. St. Joseph Parish to host seminarians who will study at Newman Diocesan seminarians will ...

Newman University honors student achievements at Academic Awards Banquet

Newman University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2017 Academic Honors and Awards Banquet, held April 19 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman alumna Christy Foos opens counseling center in Hutchinson

Newman alumna Christy Foos felt it was time to open a counseling center of her own after she saw a need for mental health therapists in South Central Kansas. The center provides services such as ...

SGA
Newman SGA has their new president and vice president

Diversity, progress, and service. These are important focus points for the newly elected, President Vivian Hoang and Vice President Marisa-Nicole Zayat, of Newman University. The Newman Student Government Association (SGA) elections were held last week ...

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Newman Music Department to present its spring musical

The Newman University Music Department will present its spring musical “Peace, Love and Music” Thursday, April 27 through Saturday, April 29. The musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. each evening in Performance Hall of the ...

Spring Fling
Newman CAB prepares for the annual Spring Fling

The Newman Campus Activities Board (CAB) is hosting its annual Spring Fling from 2 to 5 p.m on Saturday, April 22. The event will take place on the plaza located on the south side of ...

Grotto, Outdoor Adoration
Outdoor Adoration to be held on April 30

Newman Campus Ministry is once again hosting an Outdoor Adoration for the community to attend. The event will take place at 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 at the Newman Marian Grotto. The evening will ...

Newman University awards $1.35 million in top scholarships to area high school students

Fifteen high school senior students have been selected to receive the two top scholarships from Newman University. The combined estimated value of the 15 scholarships is more that $1,349,600. Thirteen of the students are in ...

Silent Auction
Annual Silent Auction to be held Friday, April 21 will benefit Starkey

The Staff Assembly of Newman University is happy to announce the 17th annual Silent Auction, to be held on Friday, April 21, 2017. The auction will take place in Mabee Dining Center from 11 a.m. ...

The Vantage student newspaper wins All-Kansas award in Kansas Collegiate Journalism

On April 8 and 9, members of The Vantage, the student newspaper of Newman University, attended the annual Kansas Collegiate Media conference at the Drury Plaza Hotel in downtown Wichita. Approximately 200 student writers from ...

Newman 360Five
Newman 360Five: Do you have a special talent?

Then Newman CAB will be holding a Talent Show on Wednesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in the De Mattias Performance Hall. So in honor of that event, the 360Five crew rounded up some talent ...

Steckline Gallery presents paintings by Mark Flickinger at April 28 Final Friday

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present paintings by Mark Flickinger in the exhibit “Meditations and Iterations: A Search for the Sublime in the North American Landscape,” as its last Final Friday event of the ...

Academic Excellence
First annual ‘Academic Awards Banquet’ to honor students April 19

Newman University will honor the best, brightest, and most committed students at the first annual Academic Awards Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center, hosted by faculty and Student Affairs. Students ...

SGA
SGA debate gives candidates a chance to talk about platforms

The Newman Student Government Association (SGA) is an important component of campus. The members of the SGA represent the voices of all Newman students, advocating for their concerns and passing along their needs to faculty ...

R. J. Allen is perfect fit for Newman University basketball post

When the person responsible for bringing back and shepherding a high-profile college sports program for nearly a generation leaves, the challenge to find a proper replacement is formidable. For Newman University Director of Athletics and ...

Career Fair
Highway 54 Career Fair brings more than 150 students seeking future opportunities

The annual Highway 54 Career Fair, co-sponsored by Newman University and Friends University, took place on Thursday, April 6 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center at Newman University. Approximately 150 Newman and Friends students registered for ...

Easter
Easter schedule at Newman University

The Newman University campus will observe Good Friday and Easter Monday; therefore, classes will not be in session Friday, April 14 through Monday, April 17. Normal class schedules will resume on Tuesday, April 18. In ...

Archives Move
Treasures of Newman University find a new home

Newman senior and University Archives Lead Student Intern Diana Stanley works with the treasures of Newman University and is also helping with the archive’s move to its new home in the basement of Sacred Heart Hall. Stanley ...

Literary Festival
18th annual Literary Festival to take place April 20-22

The Newman University 18th annual Literary Festival is set to kick off on Thursday, April 20, 2017, with an opening keynote address by Dr. Tiffany Stern. Stern is the Chair of Shakespeare and Early Modern ...

R.J. Allen
Newman Athletics announces new men’s basketball head coach

R.J. Allen has been selected the next men’s basketball coach at Newman University, Athletic Director Vic Trilli announced Thursday, April 6. ...

Final Mission Talk of the year focuses on a past Sacred Heart College president

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC gave the final 2016-17 academic year’s Mission Talk to an audience of more than 60 individuals. The presentation was titled, “The Gorges Decade,” and included a virtual tour ...

Joyful Jet Day
Joyful Jet Day gives students a chance to celebrate and thank donors

Every year, Newman University recognizes Joyful Jet Day, a day in which students celebrate the kindness of donors who give their support to the university. Tuition only covers about 90 percent of what it costs to educate ...

Orchestra
Spring orchestral concert will feature memorable Broadway show tunes

The spring orchestral concert “On With the Show!” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 in the Performance Hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. The concert is free and open ...

Noreen Carrocci at Scholarship Luncheon
Scholarship Luncheon, Joyful Jet Day provide the Newman community opportunity to say ‘Thank You’ to donors

Almost 130 Newman University scholarship donors, student scholarship recipients and guests gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus Monday, April 3 for the 2017 Scholarship Luncheon. The annual event is designed to ...

Junior Open House
Junior Open House gives high school students insight to college life

On Saturday, April 1, the Newman University campus was filled with high school juniors and their families who were interested in exploring the opportunities it has to offer during Junior Open House. The event is ...