Author: Dana Beitey

Kevin Kelly First Friday
Steckline Gallery presents ‘Long Walk Club’

Artist Kevin Kelly will exhibit “Long Walk Club” at Steckline Gallery during a First Friday reception, which will take place from 5-8 p.m. on March 5. Kelly grew up in both Colorado and Kansas. He ...

St. John Henry Newman Mass 2021
Newman University celebrates St. John Henry Newman Mass

One of the many celebrations during Heritage Month at Newman University honors its namesake, St. John Henry Newman. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman University chaplain, celebrated the annual St. John Henry Newman Mass on Feb. 22, ...

Wendy Sahatjian
Newman professor gives back through community classes

Wendy Sahatjian, associate professor of marketing and management for Newman University’s School of Business, is giving back to the community through business entrepreneurship classes. Sahatjian teaches the class “Balanced” for Wichita E-Community to help entrepreneurs ...

Newman University Giving Day to be held Feb. 25

Newman University will hold its second annual Giving Day on Thursday, Feb. 25. The day was created to bring the Newman community together at one time to support a program of their choosing. This year’s ...

Rhonda Pauls
Newman alumna Rhonda Pauls helps launch rural clinic

Rhonda Pauls ‘94, APRN, joined the Ozark Community Hospital (OCH) Benton County Clinic in Rogers, Arkansas, as the new clinic’s sole medical provider in November 2020. She is working with four staff members and together ...

Irving Casiano
Irving Casiano ’12 talks career, travel and education

Irving Casiano ‘12 said his experience at Newman taught him a great deal about community and stewardship. His subsequent career — through leadership and action — has provided him ample opportunity to advance his passion ...

Newman Paint Night
Create your own piece of Newman art

Newman University is hosting a virtual paint night for the Newman community. During the university’s traditional Heritage Month, Newman alumni, staff, faculty and students can try their hand at being an artist during the Feb. ...

Juanta Wolfe
Steckline Gallery opens first spring show

The Steckline Gallery located inside De Mattias Hall at Newman University is exhibiting its first 2021 spring semester show featuring local artist Juanta Wolfe. The show, titled “What’s a Crown to a Clown?” will be ...

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Knights of Columbus gift Newman seminarian with car

Above photo by Foss Farrar: (l to r) Wit Goebel, general manager of Zeller Motors; Thomas Prater; his parents, David and Amy Prater; Father Sam Brand, Sacred Heart pastor; and Knights’ leaders Jack Blatchford and ...

ASC passionate about connecting with Newman community

Newman University students, staff and faculty now have a more convenient way to connect with the university’s founding order and sponsor, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC). Sr. Therese Wetta said the goal ...

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Newman spring semester underway

With a new year comes a new academic semester and the students, staff and faculty at Newman University are ready to spring forward. College life didn’t fall into its usual routine during the year 2020 ...

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Newman University announces fall 2020 graduates

Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the 2020 fall semester. These individuals are invited to walk in cap and gown during the May ...

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Student Life organizes Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

The Student Life Department at Newman University has scheduled its 3rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Walk and community awards program, which will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, as a virtual ...

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Newman University honors Alumni with annual award

The Newman University mission states that the university’s purpose is to empower graduates to transform society — and alumni do not disappoint. ...

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Newman Jets ready for spring competition

The fall 2020 sports season for Newman University student-athletes was abruptly put on hold due to a national pandemic. But the Jets are looking to end their 2020-2021 season on a high note with a ...

Alumni and students to connect through mentorship program

Newman University introduced its new personalized student success program, Navigator, in the fall of 2020. The program was built on top of current efforts to guide students through the higher education process. The Navigator program ...

Newman chaplain offers guidance for new semester

As students, staff and faculty begin a new year and a new semester at Newman University, many are still recovering from 2020 — a year of cancellations, changes, isolation and distance. Looking forward, Newman Chaplain ...

2020: A Year in Review

We experienced many emotions during the year 2020, yet through it all, great things continued to happen within the Newman community. ...

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A merry Christmas message from Newman University

Santa Claus and his elves are planning a special and safe Christmas Eve. But first, Santa must work on his naughty and nice list as he peeks into a Zoom class at Newman University. Merry ...

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Admissions team hosts virtual counselor’s breakfast

Newman University Admissions hosts an annual breakfast for high school counselors on campus, but this year, they had to get creative with the format. With ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the admissions team created a virtual event ...

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Newman professor shares COVID-19 experience

Written by Teresa Wilkerson, professor and assistant dean of the School of Business ...

Dugan Circle Drive
Drive-Thru Christmas will thank donors and alumni

Newman University Advancement will host a Drive-Thru Christmas for its donors and alumni from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6, in front of Dugan Library. Laura Hartley, director of alumni and campus events, said the ...

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Student Life to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Newman University Student Life will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a third annual celebration and award ceremony to be held virtually on Monday, Jan. 18. Nominations are being accepted through Monday, Dec. 7, ...

John Moragues
John Moragues, former Newman professor, passes away

John Moragues, former associate professor of social work and distance education coordinator for the Newman University Master of Social Work (MSW) program in Colorado Springs, died Nov. 18, 2020. He helped build the program from ...

Tim Belsan
Tim Belsan ’05 moves into new U.S. Department of Justice role

Newman University alumnus Tim Belsan ’05 is breaking new ground having been recently appointed the inaugural director of the Enforcement Section within the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Immigration Litigation. The primary focus of ...

Food Holidays
International cuisine: Newman community shares holiday memories

Thanksgiving is almost here and Americans throughout the country are buying turkey, ham and all the fixings for traditional side dishes that have graced Thanksgiving Day tables for years. Although many gatherings will be smaller ...

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Teaching during a pandemic: an alumna’s perspective

The education world might look different in 2020 but it is still an essential piece of everyday life. Educators are working hard in their communities to forge ahead while continuing to develop the minds of ...

Two Newman students recognized as Teachers of Promise

Newman University students Lina Anescar Meile and Rebecca Clifton have been recognized as Teachers of Promise by the Kansas State Department of Education for the fall 2020 semester. Twice each year, the KDHE invites Kansas ...

Alex Melugin
Alex Melugin ’12 plays role in battling ALS

Alex Melugin ‘12 lost his grandmother to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 2017. That experience sparked a passion within to do something more for the ALS community. As ...

Jeff Topping
Newman alumnus Jeff Topping puts family first

(Above photo: Jeff Topping poses with his wife and daughters) Jeff Topping ‘98 has led a long and successful career in coaching and recently made a big change so he could coach his own daughters ...