Author: Dana Beitey

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Kansas Teacher of the Year finalists visit Newman University

A panel of finalists for the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year visited Newman University Feb. 28, spending quality time with current Newman students, staff and faculty. The Kansas State Department of Education website says, ...

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Difference Maker: Sarah Coffman

Newman University is proud to be a title sponsor of The Difference Makers for Wichita awards along with Emprise Bank and the Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com. The awards, created in 2016, recognize individuals and organizations making a ...

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The making of a Homecoming king and queen

Homecoming is an exciting time for any university, and for some students, there’s added excitement of possibly being crowned Homecoming king and queen. Newman University has a long history of Homecoming traditions with many events ...

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Difference Maker: Sarah Bagby

Newman University is proud to be a title sponsor of The Difference Makers for Wichita awards along with Emprise Bank and the Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com. The awards, created in 2016, recognize individuals and organizations making a ...

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Difference Makers celebrated during annual ceremony

The Difference Makers for Wichita awards banquet was held Feb. 23 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus. The awards honor individuals and organizations making a positive difference and celebrates their contributions, ...

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Newman alumna receives Catholic teaching award

Bridget Yates graduated from Newman University with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education in 2010. Just nine years later, she was given some very good news — she would be the recipient of the ...

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Newman 360Five: Homecoming after party

Newman University will be hosting a great party after the Feb. 21 Homecoming games. Check out how the 360Five crew spread the word. While you’re checking out this week’s episode, don’t forget to subscribe to ...

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High school seniors get to know Newman

“The path to the next clue is short and sweet, but make sure to look both ways before crossing the street. Named after our university president, students have an opportunity here to become Wichita residents.“ ...

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MoJo Tournaments bring club volleyball to Newman

Associate Athletic Directors Maureen “Mo” Rohleder and Joanna “Jo” Pryor decided to bring club volleyball to Newman about eight years ago — and the MoJo Tournament was born. The 2019 tournament season saw five different ...

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Difference Makers for Wichita banquet honors community members

Twelve individuals in the Wichita community will be recognized for their outstanding service and dedication at the “Difference Makers for Wichita” awards banquet Feb. 23 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus. ...

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Newman 360Five: What’s YOUR favorite Vine?

The Newman 360Five crew ventured out onto campus this past week to find out which Vine is the best. What they discovered, however, may shock you! Check out this week’s episode and don’t forget to ...

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ICT Black Men Conference offers discussion platform for community

Newman University Black Student Union in collaboration with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated the Delta Mu Chapter presents the ICT Black Men Conference, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 16 ...

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Newman University announces fall 2018 graduates

Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the fall 2018 semester. The graduates may walk in cap and gown during the commencement ceremony in ...

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Military veteran talks about his higher education journey at Newman University

Newman senior Ryan Lee began his higher education journey at Newman University at the age of 27 after serving eight years in the Air Force. Lee joined the service at the age of 19 and ...

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Newman releases fall 2018 Dean’s List

Newman University officials have released the 2018 fall semester Dean’s List. A total of 515 students have met the qualifications to be recognized, validating a semester of hard work and dedication. Students who have completed ...

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Gail Gettman retires after 34 years at Newman

Gail Gettman joined the Newman family in 1984 as a cashier in the business office. But that wasn’t her first time setting foot on the campus. Gettman earned her high school diploma at Sacred Heart ...

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2018 — A Year in Review

Another calendar year has come to an end. Newman University has much to be thankful for as we look to the future. Take a walk with us down memory lane in our Year in Review with the most ...

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Fall pinning ceremony recognizes nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 15 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the fall 2018 Nursing Pinning Ceremony. The ceremony was held Dec. 14 in the De Mattias Performance Hall. The formal event ...

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Winter break schedule for Newman

Newman University will observe its winter break beginning Dec. 21, 2018. Campus will be closed until Jan. 1 with offices re-opening at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2. Classes will resume Monday, Jan. 14. For to us ...

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Christmas break shenanigans

Newman Chaplain Father John Fogliasso and Professor Kelly McFall have found a way to make their Christmas break a little more lively. Watch this year’s Newman University Christmas card video — and have a very ...

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Newman 360Five raps their way to Christmas

The Newman 360Five crew certainly knows how to spread Christmas cheer. Check out this special Christmas rap they wrote themselves! Check out more videos on our Newman 360Five YouTube channel — and don’t forget to subscribe! Have ...

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Newman professor shares her love for teaching

Newman Assistant Professor of Education Mallory Arellano originally chose veterinarian school as her career path. But she soon realized her love for teaching was pulling her in a different direction. Arellano decided to change her ...

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‘Nutcracker’ holds special memories for Newman professor

Newman University Assistant Professor of Biology Jenifer Leming has a special Christmas tradition connection. She was a ballet dancer for most of her youth and performed in several productions of “The Nutcracker” at different stages ...

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Common freshman read comes to life for Newman students

Each year, the Newman University Traditions and Transitions (T&T) freshman class participates in a “common reading” the summer before their semester begins. This year’s book, “The Immortal 10: A Story from the Kansas Underground Railroad” by Gary ...

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Business Mingle will allow students to practice networking skills

The Newman University Career Services office is hosting a Business Mingle from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Current Newman students are highly encouraged to come and practice their networking skills ...

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Newman SGA to host annual Christmas party for students

The Newman University Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting its annual Christmas party — free and open to all current students — on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Sister Tarcisia Roths, ASC, Alumni Center. The ...

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House of Formation in Little Rock, Arkansas partners with Newman

Newman University partnered with the St. Joseph House of Formation in 2017 in order for seminarians to earn college credit during their first two years of their journey to priesthood. That partnership was extended to ...

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Let the college search begin

Applying for college is a big step in life whether the applicant is a traditional student fresh from high school graduation or a nontraditional student who is returning after being away from education for a ...

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Student Life gains a new multicultural engagement director

The Student Life office at Newman University has welcomed new Director of Multicultural Engagement and Campus Life Joseph Shepard. Shepard is a graduate of Wichita State University where he earned both a Bachelor of Liberal Arts ...

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President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., receives honorary degree

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., received an honorary degree from Newman University, Birmingham in the United Kingdom Oct. 23, 2018. The honor was given, in part, to celebrate the partnership between the two ...

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Opportunity for friendship and faith with Newman FCA

Newman University student-athletes are working to reignite interest in the current Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) membership. The university’s FCA group has been active for the past several years. According to Clarissa Krum, assistant women’s ...

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Upcoming instrumental concert to feature classic pieces

The Newman University instrumental ensemble will present its Fall Classics Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in the De Mattias Fine Arts Center Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. ...