Author: Dana Beitey

MLK Walk 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. celebration recognizes distinguished service

The Newman University Student Life office organized its second annual Martin Luther King Jr. March and Distinguished Service Award Ceremony. A large crowd gathered the evening of Jan. 16 in the Gorges Atrium inside De ...

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Mural in Campus Ministry offers hope

The Campus Ministry office at Newman University recently unveiled a colorful mural depicting Mary, Undoer of Knots. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman chaplain, said the goal was to create a relaxing, inviting space within the office ...

Difference Makers
Difference Makers for Wichita honors dedicated community members

Ten Wichita community members will be recognized for their outstanding service and dedication at the 2020 Difference Makers for Wichita awards banquet Feb. 22 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus. The ...

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Campus Ministry hosts winter service trip

A total of 18 students went on a service trip to Gallup, New Mexico, during their winter break. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman University chaplain, and Emily Simon, assistant director of Campus Ministry traveled with them. ...

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Fall 2019 Dean’s List recognizes dedication and hard work

Newman University officials have released the 2019 fall semester Dean’s List. A total of 468 students met the qualifications to be recognized, validating a semester of hard work and dedication. To qualify for the Dean’s ...

Jets App
New app helps Jet fans stay connected

Newman University athletics recently launched its new app to help fans stay up to date with game details, live updates and more. The app can be found in the App Store or on Google Play ...

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TedX event to be hosted at Newman University

The Newman University Department of Student Life will host a TedX event on its campus April 2, 2020, in the De Mattias Performance Hall. Joseph Shepard, director of multicultural engagement and campus life, said the ...

Honors Program Lounge
Newman Honors Program newsletter coming soon

The Newman Honors Program will launch a newsletter in 2020 for program alumni, students and their families. The newsletter is something the program director, Kelly McFall, Ph.D., has been thinking about for some time. He ...

Santa at Newman
Merry Christmas from Newman University … and Santa!

Newman University had a very special visitor touring the campus recently. ...

breakfast
Newman says thank you to education counselors

Approximately 60 counselors from area high schools and community colleges attended a breakfast on Dec. 6 at Newman University. The event was organized and hosted by Newman admissions team members as a way to show ...

2019
What a year! Check out 2019’s happenings at Newman University

As we welcome in a new year with all its many adventures to come, we look back and celebrate all the great things 2019 brought us. ...

Jill Fort
Newman University School of Business has a new dean

Newman University has named Jill Fort, Ph.D., as its new dean for the School of Business effective January 2020. Fort is excited to begin her role as dean in a strong program that includes a ...

Newman University
Newman invites prospective students to fall open house

Newman University will offer an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 for its School of Catholic Studies and the School of Arts and Sciences. The event is free and open to first-time, transfer ...

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Veteran seeks degree to pay it forward

Ismael Alvarez knew from a very young age that he wanted to be a soldier. He was in the second grade when he attended his sister’s Army basic training graduation and knew right away he ...

Jordan Bani
School of Business welcomes new professor

Jordan Bani, Ph.D., has joined the faculty of Newman University’s School of Business. Bani will begin teaching courses in the management information systems and information technology (IT) programs in mid-November. He received his Bachelor of ...

Lori Steiner
Newman announces new Dean of Arts and Sciences

Newman University School of Arts and Sciences has a new dean. ...

Luisa Taylor
Newman alumna receives Wichita Business Journal diversity award

Above photo by Tobie Andrews Photography Newman University alumna Luisa Taylor ’12 was recently honored with a Wichita Business Journal Diversity & Inclusion award. Taylor, a registered nurse, is currently a telemedicine training coordinator for ...

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Fall Job and Internship Fair connects students with community

The Runway Learning Center hosted the fall Job and Internship Fair on Oct. 7 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Nearly 100 students attended the event with the opportunity to network and mingle with representatives from ...

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First-time students explore conservation

The Newman University Traditions and Transitions (T&T) students participated in a class trip to the Sedgwick County Zoo on Oct. 2 to explore a type of conservation taking place in Wichita. ...

Newman University
Newman University announces presidential search committee

The Newman University Board of Trustees has announced the formation of a search committee for the next university president along with a series of leadership changes to the board’s executive team. A search committee, led ...

Party on the Plaza
2019 Party on the Plaza returns to the renaissance

The 2019 Party on the Plaza: Return to the Rennaisance was held Sept. 21 at Newman University with more than 500 in attendance. ...

newman parents
Newman launches newsletter for parents

In response to requests made during orientation sessions in August, Newman University has launched a new private Facebook group for parents.   The community is for parents of Newman students who want to connect, share ideas ...

Jackie Lari
First MIAA Player of the Week for Newman

Newman University sophomore Jackie Lari, a graduate of Crean Lutheran High School in Irvin, California, is the first Newman student-athlete to earn MIAA Player of the Week status. Lari earned her Goalie of the Week ...

2019 Wichita Difference Makers
2020 Difference Makers for Wichita award nominations open

The nomination period is now open for the 2020 Difference Makers for Wichita awards. The program, which is in its fourth year, recognizes and celebrates area individuals and organizations for the positive impact they create ...

Orientation weekend
New academic year kicks off at Newman University

More than 300 first-time and transfer students joined the Newman family this week, kicking off their collegiate journey at Newman University. ...

ISSP 2019
Looking back on ISSP 2019

Each year, Newman University hosts the Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP). The camp allows high school students a chance to experience an immersive college experience, living in residence halls and attending classes, lectures and activities ...

Donna Ewy
Medical doctor connects faith and health care through theology degree

Newman University has always been known for its Catholic heritage, offering a faith-based liberal arts education with the purpose of empowering graduates to transform society. Its newly formed School of Catholic Studies houses degrees in ...

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Suffering from PTSD inspires alumnus to give back through counseling

PTSD Awareness Day is observed annually on June 27 and the entire month of June is also known as PTSD Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, about 7-8% of the United ...

ICT SOS
ICT SOS benefits from Newman silent auction

Staff, faculty, students and other members of the Newman community who attended the Newman University Staff Assembly silent auction on April 19 raised $2,375 for ICT SOS, a Wichita-based organization whose mission is to fight ...

dean's list
Newman University releases spring 2019 Dean’s List

Newman University officials have released the 2019 spring semester Dean’s List. A total of 389 students have met the qualifications to be recognized, validating a semester of hard work and dedication. Students who have completed ...

Sacred Heart Academy
Sacred Heart class of ’64 will celebrate 55 years

The Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) class of 1964 will hold a gathering from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 19 in the Sister Tarcisia Roths, ASC, Alumni Center at Newman University to celebrate 55 years after their ...

OTA Program
OTA candidates celebrate during pinning ceremony

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) candidates celebrated during a traditional pinning ceremony Saturday, May 11, 2019. The ceremony dates back to the 1860s with Florence Nightingale awarding medals to her brightest students. The pinning ceremony became ...

Kimberly Giesen
Degree in hand, ready to change lives

Recent Newman University elementary education graduate Kimberly Giesen shares a similar experience with many students who choose to return to college later in life. Their stories follow similar timelines — graduate high school, maybe start ...

commencement
2019 commencement ceremonies celebrate graduates

Newman University celebrated with graduates and their families and friends Saturday, May 11, at Central Community Church in Wichita, Kansas. Undergraduate and graduate program degrees were presented to the 2018-19 graduates during two separate ceremonies. ...