Month: October 2017

Newman ranks high on College Scorecard

The College Scorecard rankings have come out and Newman is proud to show the numbers. The College Scorecard website gathers information from colleges across America and allows visitors to view and compare different universities in ...

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Middle school students experience Newman

Middle schools in the Wichita area are sending their students to college campuses to plant the “college bug” early. Approximately 90 seventh-graders from Wilbur Middle School visited Newman on Oct. 24 for a tour. Wilbur ...

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The Newman Scholars Program is growing

Newman University has offered its Hispanic and Native American Scholars programs for many years, giving high school students the opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a collegiate setting. Recently, program directors ...

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The School of Business gains a new faculty member

The Newman University School of Business recently welcomed new Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence Scott McIntosh. Strategic intelligence, according to McIntosh, is “the capability to take a significant amount of information and then to be ...

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Newman alumnus uses entrepreneurial education to start nonprofit

Newman alumnus Jason Prideaux is the founder of a new nonprofit in Wichita, Kansas — K12 Sports USA. He received a Bachelor of Science in accounting and management from Newman University in 2005. He also holds ...

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Men’s basketball signs 11-year-old Julian Randle

On Friday evening, the Newman University men’s basketball team signed their youngest recruit ever. ...

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Thanking educating partners in the community

Newman University faculty mingled with high school teachers during an annual banquet on Oct. 18 to say thank you for their collaboration and hard work as part of the university’s advanced standing program. Although showing ...

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Newman 360Five: 3-Point Challenge

On this week’s episode of Newman 360Five, Jeff “Nobody” Jenkins and Jake Gyllenballer go head to head in a basketball 3-pointer challenge. Watch as these two fine athletes sweat through the rounds. Check out more videos ...

Pizza and politics: Town hall meeting 2017

The 2017 town hall meeting commenced at noon Oct. 18. The meeting began with pizza and ended with students saying “it went well.” The meeting was held as an opportunity for students to voice their ...

Gold fever: Tracy McGarey goes digging

Tracy McGarey prefers to spend her vacation days in the mountains digging for gold. McGarey, executive assistant to the president at Newman, and her husband, Kevin, have been gold mining together for 16 years. She ...

Leading bioethicist gives lecture at Newman University

The Gerber Institute hosted the Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., who presented his talk  “New Developments in the Biosciences and Bioethics” on Oct. 17 in the De Mattias Performance Hall at Newman University. Pacholczyk is currently ...

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Newman University wraps up fall phone-a-thon

The fall phone-a-thon at Newman University is wrapping up after two weeks of raising money for the Newman Fund. Newman holds a traditional phone-a-thon each semester, during which students have an opportunity to work and earn ...

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‘Table Talks’ gives criminal justice majors opportunity to discuss careers with alumni

Career Services partnered with the criminal justice program to host “Table Talks,” an event during which criminal justice majors could ask questions of alumni who have the same degree and a successful career in the ...

Service is our middle name — Pope Francis Build 2017

At Newman University, service work is inherent. ...

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AmazonSmile makes it easy to support Newman

Donating without spending any extra money may sound too good to be true but if you’re already an Amazon shopper, then welcome to AmazonSmile. Anyone with an Amazon account can shop through smile.amazon.com and donate ...

‘Turning Point’: Photography exhibit at Final Friday

Steckline Gallery will showcase photographs by Wichita native Cary Conover at this month’s Final Friday exhibit. The exhibit, titled “Turning Point,” represents a shift in Conover’s journey as a photographer. He said that for many years he ...

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Family fun to be had at the Trunk or Treat Carnival

Ghosts, goblins, and jack-o-lanterns — oh, my! Newman University is inviting the public once again to its annual Trunk or Treat Carnival. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, ...

Women’s soccer: Sights set on conference tournament

The women’s soccer team scored the title of Turnaround Team of the Year at the 2016-2017 Jetspy awards, and this year they’ve proven that they plan to go nowhere but up. The lady Jets continue ...

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Career fair brings employers seeking ‘driven’ Newman students

A career/internship fair was held in the Eck Foyer from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5. The event hosted 14 exhibitors looking to employ Newman students through either full-time, part-time or internship opportunities. The exhibitors ...

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Gerber Institute welcomes speaker Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk

The Gerber Institute features speaker Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., who will present his talk  “New Developments in the Biosciences and Bioethics.” The event takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17,  in the DeMattias Performance ...

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Nominations are being accepted for Wichita Difference Makers

The 2nd annual Difference Makers Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Newman University. Now is the time to send in your nominations. With a goal to recognize individuals and organizations ...

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The Five Martyrs of Charity: Celebrated and remembered

Sisters of The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) hosted special commemoration ceremonies to honor the 25th anniversary of the Five Martyrs of Charity at each of their three centers — Wichita, Kansas; Ruma, ...

Campus Ministry Fall Retreat
A weekend of relaxation and prayer

Campus Ministry once again hosted a fall retreat for students to escape their studies and stresses in order to relax, have fun and focus on their relationship with Christ. Students took part in games, a ...

Party on the Plaza
2017 Party on the Plaza sets record

Party on the Plaza, Newman University’s largest annual fundraiser, was a major success this year. The event raised $35,000 more than last year for student scholarships. A total of $180,000 was raised this year, compared to $145,000 ...

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A guide for students: How to get involved on campus

A common question heard on college campuses around the country is, “How do I get involved and stay connected?” Whether you are a commuter student, on-campus student or an adult returning to college, Newman University ...

Consequential construction — Bishop Gerber Science Center

Tom Dondlinger, president of Dondlinger Construction, has spent many hours of his life on the Newman University campus, the longest time being when he was a student from 1968-1972. Most recently, however, he’s spent time ...

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Newman 360Five: Smack Talk

On this week’s episode of Newman 360Five, the crew proves that athletes aren’t the only ones who know how to smack talk! Although, they might be the only ones good at it… Check out more ...

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Freshman Karen Do receives Cultural Appreciation Scholarship from Miss Vietnam 2017

Newman University freshman Karen Do was chosen to receive the Cultural Appreciation Scholarship from Wichita’s Miss Vietnam, Amy Vuong. ...

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All Faiths Prayer Service takes place Oct. 11

No matter what your religious background, faith life or current practices may be, you are invited to join Newman University in a special All Faiths Prayer Service. This special event will take place at 11 ...