Month: December 2017

2017 in review
2017 Year in Review

Newman University has experienced many new beginnings and celebrated numerous achievements with staff, faculty, students and alumni. Take a look back at our Year in Review with the most popular stories from student stories, athletics, alumni and ...

valley hope
Newman counseling program partners with Valley Hope Association

Newman University’s Counseling Program and Valley Hope Association celebrate their third year of partnering to train the next generation of addiction counseling professionals. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nation’s opioid ...

Science
Grant helps Newman create mentorship program for students

Volunteer Kansas has awarded Newman University a $5,000 grant to launch a brand new science and math mentorship program. This funding will also help facilitate Newman’s first White Coat Ceremony  Jan. 18, 2018. The mentorship program, which will be ...

Burton award
Distinguished nursing honor rewards passion for helping others

Senior Anna Burton has had an exciting end to her final semester at Newman. Not only will she graduate in December, she was recently recognized with two major honors — one in the world of ...

Tremendous achievements in the classroom and on the court

Anna Burton has had many academic and athletic accomplishments during her time at Newman University. She excelled in nursing school and performed at a high level throughout her volleyball career. This year, she received First-Team ...

Nursing Pinning
Pinning ceremony recognizes fall 2017 nursing candidates

Newman University recognized 23 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the fall 2017 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. ...

Teacher
School of Education prepares students for spring internships

Faculty in the Newman School of Education program are hard at work placing students in internships for the spring semester. Sandy Bequette, early childhood unified and elementary coordinator, said the program places student teachers in the community ...

Nursing Honor Society
Honor Society of Nursing inducts 12 Newman students

Nursing students from Newman University and surrounding colleges were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing on Nov. 5. Twelve Newman University students were among the 50 students inducted at the ...

Making a strong impression at National Catholic Youth Conference

The Newman University admissions team works hard to make strong connections with potential Newman students within the community and outside its closer boundaries. Director of Undergraduate Admissions Kristen English and Assistant Director of Admissions Georgia ...

Debbie Edens
Staff member travels back in time

Debbie Edens, senior administrative assistant to provost, and her husband, Randy, share a fun and creative hobby as historic reenactors. “My husband has more than 35 years under his belt and I have almost 20,” ...

Bingo Night
De-stressing with ‘Breakfast and Bingo’

Newman University students gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center for some delicious breakfast food, games and prizes as a way to kick back and relax before finals week. The semiannual “Breakfast and Bingo,” which is ...

Christmas break
Newman community prepares for Christmas break

  Trees and decorations are popping up everywhere at Newman University! Students, staff and faculty are looking forward to the upcoming Christmas break to spend valuable time with friends and loved ones. University offices will be closed ...

Scholars Day allows seniors to present final projects

Scholars Day is the opportunity for students nearing graduation to show the value of the courses they’ve taken to earn their degree. ...

NU School of Business
Online MBA program going strong

The Newman University School of Business is looking forward to its next class of students entering the online MBA program while celebrating its recent and successful implementation. The first Joint Master of Social Work / Master ...

Newman alumnus nominated for 2018 Kansas Teacher of the Year

Newman alumnus Kris Moore has been nominated for the 2018 Kansas Teacher of the Year award. Moore works at Dodge City High School as a residential carpentry instructor. He has been highly successful in the ...

Global relief starts in community by the motivation of two Newman students

This past summer, Annie Dang and Linnea Ristow traveled to New York City for an internship with the Partnership for Global Justice, headed by Sister JoAnn Mark, ASC, Ed.D. During their time, they learned about ...

Ellen Healy
Thriving in the communication field

When Newman alumna Ellen Healy graduated in May 2016, she was looking forward to making the switch from intern to full-time employee at the company she was working for. A year and a half later, ...

salvation army angel tree
Salvation Army and Newman University continue a tradition together

For nearly 30 years, the Newman community has partnered with the Salvation Army in Wichita, Kansas, to purchase gifts for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program and volunteer at the annual distribution day. More than ...

360five
Newman 360Five says farewell to Jake Gyllenballer

The Newman 360Five crew will miss crew member Emily Harvey. But even though she’s moving back to her hometown in Texas, the crew will have many memories to cherish of their dear friend. Check out ...

Decades of dreaming led 75-year-old to Newman

Mary Short began her college journey just like many others, but one thing sets her apart — Short is in her 70s. ...