Month: September 2017

Former Newman board member honored with Lifetime Business Award

Former Newman board of trustees member Tony Madrigal was honored with the Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Business Award on Sept 21. Madrigal is the CEO of Madrigal & Associates, an insurance agency in ...

Bible in Grotto
Campus Ministry offers Bible studies for students

  Campus Ministry currently offers five Bible study sessions for the fall semester — three for women and two for men. The Bible studies are led by student ministers Nathan Yeager, Sydney Triggs, Lauren Keith ...

360Five
Newman 360Five: Women’s soccer mini-interviews

On this week’s episode, we meet the very talented and very “tall” women’s soccer team! Make sure to come out and support the girls at their home game this Thursday night! Check out more videos ...

2017 Fall retreat
Campus Ministry Fall Retreat: Drawing closer to God

Campus Ministry will be hosting the annual Fall Service Retreat this weekend at Camp Tawakoni, just outside of Andover. The retreat will begin on Friday, Sept. 29 and will last until Sunday in the afternoon. ...

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The double life of an Army Guardsman

Newman University’s MBA students often lead a double life: worker by day, student by night. For some, that might conjure up images of super-heroes. Matthew Ayres, who is completing his MBA in leadership at Newman, ...

Know Your Worth
Communications professor Hane to present at women leadership conference

Newman University Professor of Communications Audrey Hane, Ph.D., will present at Know Your Worth — a Kansas Leadership Center conference — on Sept. 29. The purpose of the conference is to create a culture of empowerment ...

Dr. Bergeman
Notre Dame researcher to present ‘Aging Successfully’ at Hesburgh Lecture

Cindy S. Bergeman, Ph.D., a researcher and faculty member at the University of Notre Dame, will present insight into “Aging Successfully” at the annual Hesburgh Lecture at Newman University. The lecture will begin at 7 ...

Catholic Perspective on Immigration

Dr. Papsdorf will be speaking Tuesday, 9/26, at 7:00pm in Hutchinson for Theology on Tap Hutch. He will be presenting on a Catholic view of immigration. Please come join us for some good, food, drinks, ...

Plenty
Steckline Gallery presents Andrew DeCaen’s ‘Plenty’ as Final Friday art exhibit

The Newman Steckline Gallery will present Andrew DeCaen’s show, “Plenty,” as this month’s Final Friday exhibit. The exhibition will begin with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 29 and will be ...

Party on the Plaza 2017
It was a great night for a Party on the Plaza

Every year at Newman University, friends and supporters gather with open hearts on Founders Plaza for a night of great food and fun. The annual Party on the Plaza took place on Saturday, Sept. 23, ...

BGSC Ribbon Cutting
Dedication ceremony celebrates the future

Newman University hosted an eagerly awaited dedication ceremony of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center on Sept. 21. ...

Kansas Radio Theatre
Tune in for some radio theater fun

The days of gathering around a radio with friends and family for an entertaining hour of fun aren’t necessarily gone for good. Newman University theater professor Ray Wills is proving just that with Kansas Radio ...

Newman 360Five
Newman 360Five: Volleyball Fun

On this week’s episode of Newman 360Five, we get to meet some of the Newman volleyball team! They may be serious come game time, but off the court is another story. Check out more videos ...

Accounting class
Accounting class: And so the adventure begins

Assistant Professor of Accounting Patrick Nance wanted his students to see what the real world of accounting might entail, so he recently took the opportunity to introduce his class to local businesses who could potentially ...

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Newman theater department to present four-person play ‘The Glass Menagerie’

Newman University is kicking off its 2017-2018 theater season with the four-person play “The Glass Menagerie.” “The Glass Menagerie” will be presented at 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 13 and 14, and at 2 p.m. Oct. ...

Scholarships
Party on the Plaza helps make student scholarships possible

The annual Party on the Plaza at Newman University will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on Founder’s Plaza. ...

Gilbert Still
Newman alumnus is nominated for Kansas Teacher of the Year

Newman alumnus Gilbert Still Jr. is among eight finalists in the running to become Kansas Teacher of the Year. The Kansas State Department of Education will announce who will be given the honor during a ...

Jenifer Leming Biology
From the lab to lesson plans – meet Newman’s new assistant professor of biology

Jenifer Leming has spent many years in a lab researching science, but now you’ll find her at the front of the classroom teaching. Leming started at Newman University this fall as an assistant professor of ...

Jenny Sellaro
A Newman student’s journey to taking ASC vows

Jenny Sellaro, a sophomore entering the nursing program next fall, is in the third stage (Novitiate) of formation to become a sister of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), a process that could ...

October MBA cohort registration ends soon

Interested in a master’s degree in business but worried that you don’t have the time? The School of Business at Newman University offers a full-time online Master of Business Administration and part-time online MBA program ...

Yanni Martin
Yanni Martin follows in family’s footsteps of making music

Yanni Martin, a freshman at Newman University, comes from a rich musical heritage. His father, W.D. Martin Jr., and uncle, Keith Martin, were gospel musicians who have since expanded into other genres. W.D. Martin Jr.’s ...

Big Read
Newman to host Big Read Wichita event featuring author Kao Kalia Yang

Newman University will host an on-campus kickoff for Big Read Wichita, featuring speaker Kao Kalia Yang, award-winning author of “The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir.” Big Read Wichita is dedicated to encouraging the reading, celebration ...

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Party on the Plaza: Bring on the wine and dine

Party on the Plaza (POP) is almost here and preparing for an event of this scale takes more than just a couple months of planning. The party will be held Sept. 23 on Founder’s Plaza and ...

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You are not alone: National Suicide Prevention month

September is National Suicide Prevention month, an important observation to promote on college campuses, say Newman University counseling officials. The official National Suicide Prevention Day was Sept. 10 and Jets For Life decorated campus with purple ...

Andrew DeCaen Final Friday
September’s Final Friday makes a connection between food and art

Andrew DeCaen, the next exhibiting artist in Newman University’s Steckline Gallery, has a lot to say about food — the rituals and customs of preparation, consumption and its social connections. Through art, DeCaen poses questions ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center
Dedication ceremony to be held Sept. 21 for the new Bishop Gerber Science Center

Newman University will host a dedication ceremony of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. The building opened its doors at the beginning of the fall 2017 semester. ...

volunteers needed
Daniella Buedden’s capstone project to help Wichita families in need

Senior Daniella Buedden is reaching out to the Newman community to bring her capstone project to life. With the generous help of volunteers, Buedden hopes to provide a free babysitting event for families within the ...

Sacred Heart Junior College
Mission Talk series begins with the first chapter in Newman history

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, is once again leading the traditional Mission Talk series at Newman University. This year, Rohrbach will focus on separate chapters of time based on the four different names ...

KSDE
Jessica Bird selected as Higher Education Administrator for KSDE Accreditation Advisory Council

Jessica Bird, the assistant dean for nontraditional outreach programs at Newman, has been selected to fill the higher education administrator position on the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) Accreditation Advisory Council. The role of ...

Eck Renovation
Final renovation project of Facing Forward begins

The final renovation project of the Facing Forward campaign is underway. The campaign was designed to raise $24.5 million, which was used to build the now-erected Bishop Gerber Science Center and is now being used for ...

Kickstart the academic year at Newman
Bulletproof resources to kickstart academic success

The academic year has begun and you’ve bought planners, folders and books. You’ve taken notes and are attending all of your classes so far. But what else can you do to prepare for success? We ...

School Supplies Moore Elementary
Newman adopts Houston Elementary school to aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Newman University, like the rest of America, is looking to lend a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in whatever way they can. Sonja Vogt, help desk and classroom technology coordinator, has organized ...

Heidi Coble
Newman triathlon coach is recognized with wellness award

Newman Triathlon Coach Heidi Coble was recognized with the Byron G. Stout IV Spotlight on Wellness Award sponsored by Meritrust Credit Union during a summer conference. The Health and Wellness Coalition of Wichita held its 13th ...

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Student Annie Dang hopes to ‘upcycle’ plastic bags for community project

Newman student Annie Dang has placed collection boxes for plastic bags throughout several campus buildings in hopes that enough will be collected so that she can turn them into mats for the homeless. Dang initiated the ...

Outdoor Adoration
Newman to host Outdoor Adoration at Marian Grotto

Newman Campus Ministry is hosting an outdoor adoration for the community to attend. The event will take place 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Marian Grotto located near the northwest corner outside of Sacred ...

Party on the Plaza
Party on the Plaza live auction sneak preview

The annual Party on the Plaza is just around the corner. This year’s event, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on Founder’s Plaza, has a brand new theme: “A Night in ...