Author: Ken Arnold

Newman University breaks ground for Bishop Gerber Science Center

Close to 300 people gathered on the Newman University campus June 10 for an historic moment in the university’s 83 years of existence – the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Bishop Gerber Science Center. The ...

Newman University students named to Deans List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Deans List for the spring semester of 2016. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

New Alumni Directory published

The 2016 Newman University Alumni Directory has been published and is in the mail. If you ordered a copy and do not receive one by July 1, or you did not purchase a copy and would like to ...

All-Alumni Reunion
Newman All-Alumni Reunion draws participants from across the nation, seven decades

The Newman University All-Alumni Reunion held June 10-12 offered something for everyone, as participants from as far away as California, New York, Florida and Virginia converged on the Newman campus to see old friends, make ...

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Devlin Family gifts $500,000 to Newman University Facing Forward campaign

The Tom and Myra Devlin Family has made a gift of $500,000 to Newman University in support of the upcoming Bishop Gerber Science Center. The gift is designated specifically for the Bishop Gerber Science Center, ...

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Newman University receives $75,000 grant from Fidelity Bank Foundation for new and renovated science facilities

The Fidelity Bank Foundation of Wichita has awarded a $75,000 grant to Newman University in support of the new Bishop Gerber Science Center and upgrades to existing health sciences and nursing education facilities on the ...

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Up to the Minute goes on summer schedule

The Up to the Minute e-newsletter will be published every other Thursday during the summer months. The next issue will appear June 2. Up to the Minute will return to a weekly schedule at the beginning of the ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistants receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 14 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

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Newman University honors spring 2016 graduates at ceremonies, commencement

Newman University staged a number of ceremonies and special events May 13 and 14 to celebrate Spring 2016 graduation. ...

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Residence hall renamed for Newman University President Noreen Carrocci

On Thursday, May 12, the Newman University student residence hall previously known as New Hall became Carrocci Hall in honor of current Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. The renaming came at the request of ...

Newman University honors Spring 2016 nursing degree graduates

Newman University recognized 21 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 13 on the Newman campus. The event is a tradition in the nursing discipline ...

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Newman University to hold Spring 2016 graduation activities May 13-14

Newman University will stage a number of events May 13 and 14 to celebrate Fall 2015, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 Graduates. Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony – Friday, May 13, 4 p.m. A Nurses’ Pinning ceremony will ...

Scholar Program Newman University
Banquet honors Hispanic and Native American Scholar program students

Newman University honored 29 Wichita high school students at a banquet and ceremony May 4 for the students’ successful participation in two scholar programs, which are designed to help students learn more about and consider ...

New Hall soon to be Carrocci Hall
Residence hall to be renamed for Newman University President Noreen Carrocci

On Thursday, May 12, the Newman University student residence hall recently known as New Hall became Carrocci Hall in honor of current Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. The renaming came at the request of the ...

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Kemper Foundation awards $250,000 to Newman University Facing Forward campaign for renovated and new science facilities

The William T. Kemper Foundation – Commerce Bank, Trustee, of Kansas City, Mo., has awarded a $250,000 grant to Newman University in support of the upcoming Bishop Gerber Science Center and upgrades to existing health ...

Academic Awards
Newman University honors student achievements at Academic Awards Convocation

Newman University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2016 Academic Honors and Awards Convocation, held April 21 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University Music Department presents ‘Dancing Through Life’

The spring 2016 musical offering from the Newman University Music Department, “Dancing Through Life,” is a show within a show about the spring show at Newman. The show will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 28 through ...

Ludlow estate gift to Newman University helps future students, university and donors

Newman University alumni Carm and Michael Ludlow, M.D. have made a bequest in their estate plans in the amount of $500,000 to their alma mater. The gift will be designated to the Margaret H. Ludlow ...

‘Shut Out Human Trafficking’ events help build awareness

Newman University has staged several events since April 11 to help build awareness of the modern scourge known as human trafficking. The events, part of “Shut Out Human Trafficking Awareness Week,” will continue through April ...

‘Sports and Literature’ Lit Fest covers diverse topics

The 17th Annual Newman University Literary Festival drew about 360 people, who came to participate in and/or listen to readings, panel discussions, master classes and other activities. The festival, which this year was themed “Sports ...

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Facing Forward campaign raises $1.56 million in recent gifts, Newman makes plans for June groundbreaking

Facing Forward Update Summary: Facing Forward – A Campaign for Newman University continues to move ever closer to its goal. Since the campaign was publicly announced on Feb. 6, the university has raised $1.56 million ...

Newman University receives $1 million ‘challenge’ grant from the Mabee Foundation

Newman University has been issued a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., to support Facing Forward, a capital campaign to renovate existing facilities and create a new ...

Newman University presents Christian recording artist Ike Ndolo in concert April 16

Newman University will present an outdoor concert from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 featuring nationally known Christian folk/praise musician Ike Ndolo and his band. The concert will take place on Founders Plaza ...

Newman University ‘Human Trafficking Awareness Week’ April 11-16 will feature international, local experts

Although exact statistics are difficult to obtain, it is estimated that 21 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking and forced labor. Approximately 5.5 million of those victims are children. According to ...

Newman University to host ‘Shut Out Human Trafficking Awareness Week’ April 11-16

Although exact statistics are difficult to obtain, it is estimated that 21 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking and forced labor. Approximately 5.5 million of those victims are children. According to a ...

Final Friday Mar. 25 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Local & State’ by Ann Resnick

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Local & State” by Ann Resnick as the seventh show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of paper/mixed media, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to ...

Update: Reading of Bryan Dietrich’s poem now on BBC web site

The reading of a poem by Newman University Professor of English Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D. is now available on the web site for the BBC Radio 4 program “Something Understood.” The show was broadcast nationally in the UK  on ...

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Good show! Bryan Dietrich poem to be featured on the BBC

Newman University Professor of English Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D. was recently contacted about using his poem “Gotham Wanes” on the BBC Radio 4 program “Something Understood.” The show, which explores spiritual and religious themes through poetry, prose ...

Newman University announces Fall 2015 graduates

Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the fall 2015 semester. The graduates may walk in cap and gown in the Commencement ceremony in ...

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Newman University students named to Dean’s List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2015. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Final Friday Jan. 29 at Steckline Gallery presents ‘Interpersonal’ paintings by Gregory Folken

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Interpersonal” by Gregory Folken as the fifth show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of paintings, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to 7 p.m. ...

Two Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Emily Spexarth of Colwich, Kan., and Clarissa Stuhlsatz of Garden Plain, Kan., each received a $500 scholarship to help cover the costs of their studies from the Forty & Eight, an ...

Newman University honors Fall 2015 nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 26 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Fall 2015 Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 11 on the Newman campus. ...

‘Steel Rhythm’ sculpture on two-year loan to Newman University

A new sculpture by artist and Newman University adjunct faculty member Mike Miller was recently installed on the campus of Newman University. The work, “Steel Rhythm,” is on loan to the university for two years ...

Newman to launch Entrepreneurship minor in Fall 2016

Newman University will launch an Entrepreneurship minor academic program in the Fall 2016 semester. The new program is designed to provide a good option for those students who may later pursue a management degree, as ...

Transfer Thursdays offer one-stop-shop for transfer students

Today, Dec. 10, kicks off the start of a brand new admissions program, Transfer Thursdays. The program, which runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, will be a way for transfer students to get ...

Fall Scholars Day allows students to shine

More than 110 Newman University students presented the best of their original research and special projects on Dec. 7 at the 2015 fall semester Scholars Day. Scholars Day is the culmination of students’ research projects. ...

Get great deals on Christmas gifts at the NU Bookstore

If you haven’t yet finished your Christmas shopping, check out the Newman University Bookstore in the coming days for some great deals. The bookstore is currently holding an After-Thanksgiving Sale that includes 15 percent off all Newman imprinted items ...

Newman, Catholic Charities team up for Christmas appeal

Newman University graphic design students collaborated this year to continue the university’s relationship with Catholic Charities and the creation of its Christmas appeal. This is the fifth year Newman has contributed to the organization’s efforts, ...

Newman named to Wichita Business Journal 2015 Newsmakers

Newman University has been named a 2015 Newsmaker by the Wichita Business Journal. The Journal is identifying people and businesses that made an impact in the local business community over the past year. The university, along ...