Author: Corbin Riley

Newman University Success Week
Success week helps students conquer midterms

Newman University Success Week Oct. 3-7 is providing help for students on the eve of fall midterms. The daily events are designed to help students achieve high grades on their presentations, tests and papers for midterms. ...

triathlon team
Triathlon team races into first year

Triathlon is a sport at Newman University this year. Coach Jeff Lovgren comes to Newman with years of experience in the sport. Lovgren, along with Coach Heidi Coble, are leading the first institution-sponsored college triathlon program in Kansas. According ...

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President’s Community Service Honor Roll again recognizes Newman University

Newman University is again being honored for its service to others by being named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2015. This marks the sixth time Newman has been included in ...

What goes into creating Party on the Plaza?

Party on the Plaza is a major fundraising event for Newman University. The event itself only lasts a few hours one day of the year, but the planning that goes into executing the event is ...

Newman students find dream golf house

There is great camaraderie among all of the Newman athletic teams, but one team in particular is a little closer than the others… literally closer. Last year the members of the men’s golf team decided ...

Board of Trustees
Black, Borho, Carney, Do and Galichia join Newman University Board of Trustees

Newman University officials announced that Brian A. Black, David Borho, John Carney, Pat Do, M.D., and Joseph Galichia, M.D. have joined the university’s Board of Trustees, effective Sept. 22. Brian A. Black is senior leader ...

Health Care Heroes
Wichita Business Journal honors Newman Health Care Heroes

Last Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita, Kan., an event was held by the Wichita Business Journal honoring “Health Care Heroes” in the Wichita community. This event honored individuals who have ...

Newman Men's Soccer Team
Soccer team unites players from around the world

In most countries, soccer is not called soccer. In fact, it is mostly known as ‘football’ around the world. Many of the players on the Newman men’s soccer team are from countries where they’ve grown up ...

Gary Lamberti, Hesburgh Lecture
Annual Hesburgh Lecture to be given by Professor of Biological Sciences Gary Lamberti

At 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Dugan Gorges Conference Center, Newman University will host the annual Hesburgh Lecture. This year’s speaker is Professor of Biological Sciences Gary A. Lamberti, Ph.D. from the University ...

Women’s volleyball team sets NCAA Division II record

This past weekend, Friday, Sept. 9, the Newman women’s volleyball team played at the New Victorian Inn and Suites/Runza Fall Classic against Black Hills State in Kearney, Neb. What makes this game important is that ...

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St. Maria De Mattias focus of first Mission Talk Sept. 14

St. Maria De Mattias and Founders Plaza will be the subjects of the first lecture in the 2016-2017 series of four “Mission Talks” at Newman University. The talk will be presented by Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte ...

Involvement Fair
Involvement Fair brings students together for new year

The annual Involvement Fair is a great opportunity for students to become engaged in a new school year. At the fair, various student clubs and organizations at Newman set up booths to provide information for students ...

Newman University
Students and faculty are adjusting to a new academic year

Students and faculty alike are adjusting to waking up early, staying up late, and juggling everything in between. The Fall 2016 semester began last Monday, Aug. 22, which was the first full week of class. ...

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Nursing and allied health programs receive new additions

The Newman University nursing and allied health programs have received new equipment as part of the renovations to Eck Hall. The equipment will help those already in the programs and those coming in for the first time this ...

Newman University Service Project
Helping children is focus of fall T&T service project

Every year the Newman University Traditions and Transitions class perform a service project in order to give back to the Wichita community. Traditions and Transitions – on campus known as T&T -is a class designed for incoming ...

Newman University Athletics
Upcoming athletic events for Newman University

Newman University NCAA Division II sports is going into its ninth year. According to David Rung, Newman sports information director, the past 2015-2016 season was the athletics division’s most successful year yet, and they’re hoping ...

Scholars Day
Spring Scholars Day set for May 6

The Newman University bi-annual Scholars Day will take place for degree-seeking students beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, May 6, for a jam-packed day of more than 100 presentations in the course of just three hours. This is the ...

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Megan Rucker elected to position with national radiologic technologist association

Director of Radiological Technologies at Newman University, Megan Rucker, has recently been elected to be an alternate delegate for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ education chapter. Rucker has a Master of Science degree in ...

Graduation Celebration
Alumni Last Call party for graduates

For the past six years the Alumni Association Board of Directors, along with the Student Government Association and now the Student Alumni Board, has hosted the “Last Call for Graduates” which is an event for ...

Four Square
Senior art show ‘Four Square’ is coming to Newman University April 29

Coming soon to Newman University, “Four Square,” a culminating art exhibition in the De Mattias Fine Art Center Hallway Gallery will showcase the works and talents of soon-to-be graduating seniors from the Newman University Art Department. ...

Kylie Werth
Kylie Werth to attend the Pope’s international event ‘World Youth Day’

Newman University student Kylie Werth, Campus Ministry/SGA Secretary, has been selected by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) to attend this year’s universal Catholic conference World Youth Day in Poland. Werth’s journey begun out of curiosity. ...

The Vantage reports about new ASC program

This story first appeared in the March 24, 2016 issue of the student-lead news website/paper, The Vantage, written by Taylor Mannis. Read it here. Newman’s ASC Sisters, along with the help of students Diana Stanley ...

Social Workshops
Social Work workshops set for April

In the month of April, students attending the Master of Social Work program will be organizing and hosting four workshops which are designed for social workers and other human service professionals, although everyone is welcome ...

Quinn Bowman honored

This year, Associate Director of Admissions Quinn Bowman has been selected among hundreds of professionals who were nominated for the Rising Star Award from the Great Plains Association for College Admission. Receiving this award is a great ...

Annual Prayer Breakfast focuses on compassion

One of many Newman University traditions, the annual Prayer Breakfast, took place on Thursday morning, March 31. The purpose of the event is to set aside a special time of reflection and prayer. The event was sponsored by ...

Residence Life
2016-17 Residence Life Student Leaders

For the 2016-2017 academic year, Residence Life is introducing new members as Resident assistants (RA) and members of the Resident Hall Association (RHA). Resident assistants have always been an integral part of college campuses with dorms. ...

Great Western Dining caters great meals

The past week has been busy around campus with Cardinal Newman Week and Homecoming. Most people give their attention to, but not what goes into the preparation of, the food. At the many events held on ...

David Reed speaks on his role in ‘A Man For All Seasons’

The Newman University Theatre Department presents Robert Bolt’s “A Man for All Seasons“ for its spring theatrical production. The play is directed by Mark Mannette, Newman director of theatre. The show debuts on March 3 at ...

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Students, alum return from Jamaica medical mission trip

Students Megan Hemel and McKenna Seiler traveled to Jamaica Feb. 8 for a medical mission trip with 23 other volunteers, including physicians, nurses, a physical therapist and those in training to join the medical field, led by ...

Celebrating our namesake with Cardinal Newman Week

Newman University celebrated its namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman’s 215th birthday Sunday, Feb. 21, with a special Mass and after-Mass get-together as part of Heritage Month. John Henry Newman was born Feb. 21, 1801, in ...

Theatre Department helps Wichita schools special needs kids with service project

Three years ago Associate Professor and Director of Theatre Mark Mannette conceived the idea to form a project that would help bring joy to the Circle of Friends, a group of special needs students in Wichita ...

Final Friday Feb. 26 at Newman University Steckline Gallery presents ‘Sacred Fibers’ by Susan De Wit Fiber Group

The Newman University Steckline Gallery will present “Sacred Fibers: fibers expressed as holy, venerated, or spiritual” by the Susan De Wit Fiber Group as the sixth show of its 2015-2016 season. The exhibition of fiber ...

Dr. Surendra Singh named Ingram’s ‘Icon of Education’

In a teaching career spanning more than four decades, Professor Emeritus of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., has worked with colleagues to establish the highly respected Department of Biology at Newman University. This year, Singh has ...

NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward promote campaign for Bishop Gerber Science Center

A new website and hashtag for Newman University launched on Saturday, Feb. 6 to support and promote its Facing Forward campaign: NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward. Social media is playing a large role in helping boost the campaign to ...

Admissions counselors deliver ‘Senior Survival Kits’ to area high schools

This spring, the admissions counselors at Newman University wanted to try something new. They noticed they had accepted more students by Fall 2015 than they had accepted the year prior. This was an exciting development ...

Former Newman basketball player from Europe now coaching women’s team

A little over a decade ago, Elhad Emerllahu came to America from worn-torn Kosovo. At the time he was 9 years old with little knowledge of the American culture, English language, and even basketball. Elhad recently ...

Newman University education student earns Horizon Award for teaching

Newman University student Jed Heath recently received the Horizon Award from the Kansas Department of Education. Each year the Department bestows the Horizon Award to 32 teachers across the state of Kansas. It is given to first year teachers who ...

Newman lends support to extension of Perkins Loan Program

Newman University – represented through the American Council on Education – is among the 53 higher education organizations and 535 education and financial aid institutions to request that the U.S. Congress extend the Perkins Loan Program for one year. ...

Newman University sponsors Angel Tree to help those in need this Christmas

This Christmas season Newman University is again sponsoring a Salvation Army Angel Tree for students, faculty, and staff to help make this Christmas special for someone in need. The Angel Tree is located on the ...

Newman University holds tree lighting and Christmas party

A Christmas tree lighting and party will be held 5-7 p.m Sunday, Dec. 6 on Founder’s Plaza on the Newman campus. The Christmas party will be hosted by the Student Alumni Board and the Alumni Board of ...