Executive Director of Children’s First CEO Kansas Kathleen Webb ‘79 said her journey into the nonprofit world was all God’s idea.
Lawrence Poland graduated from Newman University with a business management degree in 1989 but is no stranger to roles in leadership.
Newman University alumna Michelle Vann is passionate about empowering women, ministry, life coaching, public speaking and so much more. She is certainly doing her part to transform society for the… Continue reading Alumna transforms society through nonprofit
Each year, the Newman University Staff Assembly executive committee hosts a silent auction to benefit a local charity. The committee votes on a different nonprofit organization to support each year, allowing… Continue reading Local nonprofit benefits from Staff Assembly silent auction
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… Continue reading Newman alumnus uses entrepreneurial education to start nonprofit
Newman University is launching a new graduate-level program designed to help employees in nonprofit organizations become more effective at managing their institutions, serving their clients and achieving their mission. The… Continue reading Newman University to offer MBA with Nonprofit Management focus
Jose Trejo, a 2022 Newman University graduate, has been named recipient of the 2022 Light The Way Youth Award by HumanKind Ministries.
For 2022 social work graduate Alice Miles, walking the stage at the Newman University commencement ceremony was well worth traveling 500 miles from Colorado Springs. “I’ve spent the last several… Continue reading Social work graduate Alice Miles fuels fire
The 2022 Leona J Ablah Award was presented to the winning female recipient, Kelly Mai, during the Newman Commencement ceremony May 6.
TaTy’Terria Gary ‘21 is working as a fellow for Lead for Kansas where she is making a difference for her community.
Senior Madisyn Bucl describes herself as a quiet person who keeps to herself, but she also loves to give and serve those in need.
Earning her master’s in social work from the Newman Colorado Springs campus helped Barb Lara ’07 discover her calling.
In late January, individuals of Newman’s first-ever Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) cohort met for orientation classes on campus.
Newman University has a number of ties to Envision, one of the largest employers of people who are blind or visually impaired.
Jacob Wayman uses the skills he honed during his time in the Newman University MBA program in both his business and community service.
Conni Mansaw, a Wichita native and Newman University alumna, recently joined the Newman team as senior development officer.
Junior Mai-Nhanh Dao was nominated for the Student Spotlight as part of the 2022 “Tell Me Something Good” initiative.
Student Life is starting the monthly “Tell Me Something Good” initiative, which recognizes Newman students who are making a difference.
Anyone with an Amazon account can shop through smile.amazon.com and donate .5 percent of their AmazonSmile purchases to Newman University.
Newman University has partnered with Credo and its Moving the Needle (MTN) project, which aims to improve student success and retention.
Whether she’s presenting at a high school, teaching her students or simply speaking with a colleague, Assistant Art Professor and Director of Steckline Gallery Shannon Johnston makes it clear that art itself is a phenomenal mentor.
Director of Student Activities Chris Mershon was recently hired on as Newman University’s first fellow with Lead for Kansas/ Lead for America.
Many Newman students benefit from funds raised at Party on the Plaza, which directly contribute to student financial aid.
When Newman University saw a need for social workers in the Colorado Springs area in 2005, the Colorado Springs Outreach Center was established. Now the outreach center is housed in a new building location within the city — at 19 N Tejon Street.
Marcus Lines, a rising junior studying psychology at Newman University, spent his summer as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate, working at Children First: CEO Kansas, Inc.
Newman University is now accepting applications to its new Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program, led by Associate Professor Larry Straub, DBA.
After serving on Newman University’s National Alumni Board of Directors since 2016, including as vice president, Cindy Miles was recently named president of the board.
With more than 25 years of experience in higher education, Bob Beumer, Newman University’s new vice president of institutional advancement, brings a wealth of knowledge to the university.
Graduating Newman University art majors Austin Hillhouse, Marissa Kucharek, Yanni Martin and Olivia Robben presented their thesis work last Friday, May 7, for their Senior Showcase.
From classes and clinicals to research papers and capstone projects, earning a college degree may seem like an endless series of daunting tasks to check off on the to-do list. … Continue reading Five 2021 graduates share their Newman University experiences
Six Newman University students have been awarded scholarships through the Kansas Independent College Foundation (KICF) annual merit-based scholarship competition. The KICF received 55 nominations for its scholarship opportunities. A volunteer… Continue reading Newman students earn KICF scholarships
Joseph Shepard and others from the Division of Student Life are working with an initiative called One Small Step to encourage students and everyone on campus to acknowledge our collective humanity in spite of differences.
Beverly Knighten ‘97, ‘01 said her calling to help others came at a very early age during a visit she and her grandmother made to a relative’s house. The relative… Continue reading Thriving in the social work field
The Newman University mission states that the university’s purpose is to empower graduates to transform society — and alumni do not disappoint.
Above photo, from left to right: Susan Crane-Laracuente, Jenny Jones, Mark Ayres (United Way loaned executive) and Larry Heck. After decades serving as the Newman University United Way ambassador, Larry… Continue reading United Way gets two new ambassadors from Newman
Service is at the heart of a Newman University education and when Professor of Communication Audrey Hane heard that her spring 2020 class could become involved with The Lord’s Diner,… Continue reading Communication class creates website for The Lord’s Diner
Joseph Shepard, director of multicultural engagement and campus life, is leading a community-partnered book club sponsored by Wichita nonprofit Storytime Village for the month of August. Newman University is one… Continue reading Newman participates in Community-partnered book club