Author: Anthony D'Alessio

Cardinal Newman Week
Cardinal Newman Week closes with banquet

A successful and tradition filled Cardinal Newman Week draws to a close with the Cardinal Newman Award banquet Saturday Feb. 21 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Highlighting the night will be Reverend Monsignor Robert Hemberger ...

Busy week for Newman Admissions

If you venture to campus this week, you may see many more new faces than normal. That’s because the Newman University Admissions Department is hosting potential new students and their parents in a series of ...

2015 king and queen crowned at Homecoming men’s basketball game

Newman University students Corwin Nozari and Brianna Rivera were named 2014 Homecoming king and queen at the Homecoming men’s basketball game against McMurray University Thursday, Feb. 12. Congratulations! ...

Newman University announces new program to train educators for district positions

Newman University is now accepting applications for the first cohort of its new District Leadership Licensure Program. The program is being offered for the first time Fall 2015. The master’s degree level curriculum received approval ...

Former Newman student receives Kansas Horizon Award

Justin Heeke of Dodge City received a surprise phone call from the Kansas Interim Commissioner of Education, telling Heeke he had been selected for the Kansas Horizon Award. The award recognizes exemplary first-year educators. Heeke completed a ...

A recap of Campus Ministry Winter Service Trip from Newman student Blair Benton

If 14 hours in a 12-passenger van doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time, add in some karaoke and you have the beginnings of a Campus Ministry service trip. ...

Students travel to Washington to attend annual March for Life

On Jan. 22, Newman University Chaplain John Fogliasso traveled with students to Washington, D.C., in support of the annual March for Life , an event started in 1973 as a protest against abortion. Read more about this on ...

Potter’s 300th victory highlights Hall of Fame weekend

Head men’s basketball Coach Mark Potter achieved a milestone victory as his team rose to the challenge of defeating Heartland Conference co-leader St Mary’s University last Saturday. With an exciting 86-84 victory, Potter recorded his ...

Heritage Month features Gregorian chant workshop and Mass

The sacred sounds of Gregorian chant will soon be heard on the Newman University campus. As part of the first Heritage Month, celebrating the traditions of Newman and the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, ...

State Board of Education approves Newman School District Leadership Program

In fall 2015, Newman University will begin the first cohort of candidates who will one day be the leaders of school districts across Kansas. A new master’s degree level District Leadership Licensure Program at Newman ...

Newman University names Levi Esses Dean of Students

Levi Esses is a man on a mission! As Newman University’s newly named Dean of Students, that mission is to help students succeed in and out of the classroom. “I enjoy working with students and ...

Newman library hosts book discussion series ‘Desert Island Books’

The Newman University Faculty Library Committee is hosting a series of discussions on books with the question, “If you could only have one book to read while stranded on a desert island, which one would ...

Hall of Fame 2015 events to begin Friday, Jan. 30

Newman University will host events Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 in celebration of the Newman University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Check below for a list of the 2015 Hall of Fame inductees as well ...

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Newman to celebrate first Heritage Month

Newman University will host a series of events in celebration of the heritage of our founders, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, our namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman, and our Catholic tradition. This celebration ...

See upcoming student events to begin the spring semester

To start off the spring semester, Newman will host some fun student events: January 27 1 – 3 p.m. – Open House hosted by Student Support Services. (On the 3rd floor of Sacred Heart Hall) 5 p.m. ...

Newman closes for MLK Day Jan. 19; Spring 2015 semester begins Jan. 20

Newman University will close Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Offices will resume regular hours and classes will begin for the spring 2015 semester on Tuesday, Jan. 20. ...

Newman hosts Brownback inaugural prayer service

About 150 people attended a prayer service at Newman’s De Mattias Performance Hall Sunday as part of Gov. Sam Brownback’s four official inaugural events. Newman President Dr. Noreen Carrocci kicked off the service by welcoming ...

300 wins on the radar for Jet’s Mark Potter

Newman University head basketball coach Mark Potter is nearing another career milestone. Potter is closing in on 300 career college victories, all at NU. In his 17th year, coach Potter’s record stands at an impressive 295-185. ...

University to close for Christmas break Dec. 24

Newman University offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday beginning Wednesday, Dec. 24. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Spring 2015 MBA classes begin Jan. 6. All other classes ...

Newman University hosts Fall 2014 Graduate Reception

On Dec. 5 Newman University hosted a special reception to honor Fall 2014 graduates in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. The reception included hors d’oeuvres and beverages and had more than 30 graduates and ...

Ways to volunteer over the Christmas holiday

Looking for ways to make a difference in the community over the holiday season?  Here are a couple ways you can help out in the surrounding area: ...

Newman hosts Preview Day for high school students

On Nov. 1 NU Admissions had a total of 19 families attending Preview Day, an information visit day for high school students. Preview Days are visit days for interested high school students who want to learn about Newman University and ...

Newman University Phonathon underway

The Newman Fund Phonathon began Oct. 28 and will run through Nov. 11. As in previous phonathon events, students are calling alumni seeking support for the Fund, which helps raise money for student scholarships. ...

NU Preview Day for high school students to take place Nov. 1

On Nov. 1 Newman University will host a Preview Day for high school students. Preview Day is an opportunity for interested high school students to learn about Newman University and all it has to offer. ...

Six new names to be added to the Newman University Athletic Hall of Fame

Newman Athletics will add six new names to the Newman University Athletic Hall of Fame. NU has announced its 2015 Hall of Fame class for the 2015 Hall of Fame Banquet on Jan. 31 at ...

Two Newman individuals honored as Health Care Heroes

The Wichita Business Journal honored two Newman University individuals on Oct. 16. Former Newman pastor and current Board of Trustees member Rev. Thomas Welk and Newman Professor of Chemistry David Shubert were both honored as Health Care ...

Newman to host chorale alumni concert Oct. 26

On Oct. 26 Newman will host a chorale alumni concert to celebrate the past 10 years of NU Chorale and Troubadours. Current Chorale and Troubadour students will provide opening music followed by the addition of over 50 ...

Four Newman students, professor gain early acceptance to medical school

All four Newman University pre-med students who applied for early admission to medical school this semester were recently notified that they had been accepted. The students, Andrew Hild of Bel Aire, and Nicole Howard, Brandon ...

NU teacher and student recognized for acting/musical performances

On Sept. 22 two individuals from Newman University were recognized off campus for their acting and musical performances. Student Rusty Carbaugh received a Special Merit for Musical Performance Mary Jane Teall Award for her performance as one-fifth of ...

Newman hosts 50th reunion for Sacred Heart Academy alums

Newman University hosted the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the Class of ’64 from Sacred Heart Academy. At the time, the Academy was still an all-girls high school which continued until the fall of 1966. ...

Video highlights from Newman University ‘Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest’

Check out video highlights from this year’s “Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest” where more than 500 attendants gathered to help raise funds for student scholarships! For more Newman University videos, visit Newman’s YouTube Channel. ...

Freund, Alonzo, Simone join Newman University Board of Trustees

Newman University officials announced that Elaine Freund, ASC, Donette Alonzo and Rev. Michael Simone have joined the university’s Board of Trustees, effective Sept. 18. ...

Recent Newman University graduate featured in CSJ article for service

Sister Janice Roberts, CSJ, a Newman University graduate, was featured in a recent “Serving the Dear Neighbor” magazine article from the Congregation of St. Joseph. Sr. Roberts graduated from Newman with a B.A. degree in pastoral ...

Newman University hosts Hobby Lobby attorney Kevin Walsh

On Sept. 19, Newman University hosted speaker Kevin Walsh, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Richmond School of Law. Walsh’s topic of conversation “Catholic Justice at the Supreme Court” compared the recent rulings of Catholic justices ...

Outdoor Holy Hour held in the Marian Grotto

An outdoor Holy Hour was held in the Marian Grotto at Newman University on Sunday, Sept. 21. This Eucharistic Adoration was one of many events hosted in the Diocese of Wichita in response to a ...

NU thanks all those who helped at State Fair

Newman University sends out a big Thank You to all the volunteers who assisted with the NU booth at Kansas State Fair this year. With your help we were able to meet with over 740 ...

Newman has a new look!

If you’re noticing things looking a little different around here, it is because Newman University has been refreshed with a new look! Changes have been made to print material, banners, Up to the Minute and ...

Newman closed for Labor Day Sept. 1

Newman classes and offices will be closed all day on Monday, Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday. The university will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 2. ...