Author: Ken Arnold

Women’s Basketball soars past York College

The Lady Jets are 3-1 on the season after defeating York College on Saturday, Nov. 21, 78-43. The Lady Jets won handily over York, shooting 29-of-72 from the field and 15-of-18 from the free throw ...

Newman Music Department to present Christmas concert Dec. 6

The Newman University Music Department will present their annual Christmas concert “The Magic of Christmas” at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, in the Performance Hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. Joining the Newman ...

University closes Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving break

Newman University will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday break. During the break, no classes will be held and offices will be closed. Classes resume and offices ...

President Carrocci pens Op-Ed on higher education

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. recently wrote an Op-Ed on the value of higher education and, specifically, a liberal arts education. An edited version of the piece was published in the Nov. 13 Wichita ...

Final Friday Nov. 27 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Shackleton’ screen prints by Kevin Mullins

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Shackleton” by Kevin Mullins as the fourth show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of mixed media and screen printing, which begins with a Final Friday reception from ...

Seminar, alumna book author explore the ‘British Invasion’ Nov. 13 – 14

Anyone old enough to know the difference between a “Rocker” and a “Mod” knows that the British music invasion of the 1960s was a thrilling era that set the course for popular music, fashion, the ...

Newman alum, supporter Dan Giroux announces bid for Congress

Dan Giroux, a 1996 graduate of Newman University and prominent Wichita attorney, announced his candidacy today for the United States House of Representatives, seeking to represent the 4th Congressional District of Kansas. Giroux is president of the Newman ...

In this week’s Newman360Five: Steckline Gallery, Bo Knows, contests and more!

Lots of fun is happening this week with Newman360Five! Watch as we highlight last month’s Steckline Gallery grand opening in conjunction with the Final Friday Art Crawl in Wichita. If you think that looks like ...

Quick thinking, training make Levi Esses a hero

Newman University Dean of Students Levi Esses is known on campus as a friendly man who is there to help his students, and pose for group selfies from time to time. Now, as a result ...

Newman University students, staff, faculty welcome Pope Francis visit to America

Although his plans include visiting only three cities, plenty of students, staff and faculty at Newman University say they are affected – and excited – about the visit to the United States of Pope Francis. ...

Hesburgh and constitutional speaker to hold lecture Sept. 29

Newman University will host a lecture from Walter Nicgorski, University of Notre Dame professor emeritus and concurrent professor of political science, at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Nicgorski, a Hesburgh ...

NU nursing students volunteer for health screenings at Kansas State Fair

On Sunday, Sept. 13, Newman University nursing students visited the 2015 Kansas State Fair to provide an important community service. Every year for the past four years, third-semester nursing students enrolled in the community health nursing class have ...

Final Friday Sept. 25 at Newman University Steckline Galley presents ‘White, Et Cetera,’ drawings by Gehry Kolher

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “White, Et Cetera” by Gehry Kolher as the second show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of drawings, which begins with a Final Friday reception from 5 to ...

Week shows NU students resources to be successful

From Tuesday, Sept. 8 to Friday, Sept. 11, Newman University presented Student Success Week. The week was designed to provide students with fun and informative ways to show how many resources are available on campus for students ...

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Newman 360Five features Study Skillz, photo essay

Newman 360Five has quite the treat for you this week! 

Check out the latest episode on YouTube, which features Director of the Academic Resource Center Bo Bonner as he imparts some of his personal wisdom in a ...

Felipe Trigos visits Newman as part of History Program’s Distinguished Alumni Series

Newman University alumnus Felipe Trigos ’09 returned to Newman University for a visit on Sept. 3 as a featured speaker in the History Program’s Distinguished Alumni Series. A history major who went on to earn ...

Sloppy Joes adds five new members

On Monday and Thursday, Sept. 7 and 10, the Sloppy Joes held auditions for the Newman University improv troupe. The Sloppy Joe improv troupe has been around campus for well over five years. The troupe brings with ...

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Newman360Five looks at involvement on campus

At Newman University, it’s nearly impossible to set foot on campus without noticing all of the opportunities to get involved. All students work hard to facilitate and create fun activities and opportunities for students to ...

Newman University student dies in motorcycle accident

Early this morning, Thursday, Sept. 3, Newman University senior Reece Wright-Conklin died in a motorcycle accident. The 21-year-old member of the Newman Wrestling Team was on his way to a part-time job at PetSmart when ...

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Another episode of Newman360Five is here!

On the latest episode of Newman360Five, Editor-in-Chief of the Newman University student newspaper John Denny shares a little about how he feels this academic year will go for The Vantage. Also, we’ll stop by the ...

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Niedens named a scholar for Higher Learning Commission academies

Newman University Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Rosemary Niedens has been named a scholar for the Higher Learning Commission’s (HLC) Academy for Assessment of Student Learning, and the Persistence and Completion Academy. The HLC created ...

Intramurals bring campus community together

Intramurals have returned at Newman University – with plenty of kick. On Tuesday, Sept. 2, intramurals held its first event, a game of kickball that pitted Newman students against some of the university’s staff.  The final ...

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Newman closed for Labor Day, Sept. 7

Newman University classes and offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7 for the Labor Day holiday. The university will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8. ...

College Republicans take stand against the death penalty

Newman senior Wesley Williams understands that in politics, his voice counts. Williams, chairman of the Newman University College Republicans, has been using that voice to take a stand against the death penalty in Kansas. As ...

Student Success Week Sept 8-11 will offer resources, fun

Newman University will present Student Success Week from Tuesday, Sept. 8 to Friday, Sept. 11. The goal of the week is to show Newman students the many resources available to them on campus and how ...

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Newman bestows annual service awards

Among the highlights of the 2015 Fall Institute on Monday, Aug. 17 was the bestowal of the annual service awards to faculty and staff. Director of Mission Effectiveness and Archives Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, Ph.D., was ...

Business expertise, ethics will be focus of new School of Business at Newman University

Newman University will create a new School of Business that focuses not only on knowledge and expertise in business, but also ethics, entrepreneurship and socially conscious practices in business. The new school will officially launch ...

‘Jet Days’ Orientation begins Aug. 21

Beginning Aug. 21, 2015, Newman University will officially welcome new students to campus with an orientation that has been dubbed “Jet Days.” Jet Days is a two-day orientation process for freshmen and transfer students. The event ...

Pastoral ministry program in Oklahoma celebrates 30 year anniversary

Aug. 8, 2015 was a special day for many in the Oklahoma City area, as members of the Newman University pastoral ministry program celebrated the 30th anniversary of the program’s first graduates. The pastoral ministry ...

Newman University set to start triathlon program in 2016

Newman University will soon be the first school in Kansas to have a triathlon team. A triathlon program is set to start in the fall of the 2016-2017 academic year. Newman officials are now putting plans into place in order ...

NU’s Bo Bonner emcees program at Midwest Catholic Family Conference

Newman University Director of the Academic Resource Center Bo Bonner took on the role of emcee for the high school section of the Midwest Catholic Family Conference’s 16th annual conference for families Aug. 7-9. The event, ...

What is Newman 360Five?

The University Relations team and student workers are re-launching Newman 360Five for the 2015-2016 academic year. Newman 360Five is a web series with student-produced content and regular segments that point out highlights and events on campus. The ...

UK tennis player uses YouTube video to find a college

The Newman University tennis team recently signed Vanessa Brill from the United Kingdom – after watching a video Brill posted on YouTube highlighting her tennis skills. Brill will attend Newman beginning in the 2015/2016 academic school year. Brill caught ...

Newman alumna Tammy White honored by National Association of Professional Women

Newman University alumna and National Alumni Board member Tammy White was a 2015-2016 inductee into the VIP Woman of the Year Circle of the National Association of Professional Woman (NAPW). White was recognized for leadership in ...

It’s not too late to sign up for fall classes

Classes for the Newman University Fall 2015 semester are about to begin. Weekend classes begin Saturday, Aug. 22, with full-semester and 1st 8-week classes starting the week of Aug. 24. If you’ve been thinking of ...

31st Annual Jet Open draws 212 golfers

The 31st Annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament was a big success by anyone’s standards, drawing 212 golfers and raising approximately $100,000 to support Newman University Athletics. The event began with a pre-party on ...

Final Friday Aug. 28 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Clay with a Capital T’ ceramics by Clay Cartel

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Clay with a Capital T. Tea Pots, Trays, Tureens” by The Clay Cartel as the first show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibit of ceramics, which begins with ...

Newman University sustains storm damage

Overnight storms caused an estimated $35,000 in damages to outdoor athletic facilities and trees on the campus of Newman University on Aug. 10. The university’s softball facility sustained the most destruction. The roof of the ...

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31st Annual Jet Open Golf Tournament set for Aug. 1, 3

Newman University will host the 31st Annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 1 and 3. The golf tournament is designed to raise funds for the Athletic Department, and gives Newman supporters ...

Newman incoming freshmen students to play basketball in Euro Championships

Melanie George and Parris Wilkinson, two incoming freshmen students who will play for the Newman Women’s Basketball Team, recently made the final 12 roster for the England U18 National Team that is to play in the ...