Author: Delaney Hiegert

Arianna Raga
Newman University senior athlete is also a successful entrepreneur

Newman senior and tennis player Arianna Raga has more to her title than student-athlete. She is also the owner of Brickhouse Grill, a restaurant in Bethany, Kan., that recently reopened. Raga, along with her brother ...

Jetspy Awards
Second annual Jetspy Awards celebrate Newman University athletics

Every student-athlete at Newman University, along with the entire Athletic Department, celebrated the second annual Jetspy awards Monday, May 2 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The Jetspy awards banquet, a play on ESPN’s Espy awards, ...

Campus Ministry hosts Royals trip
Campus Ministry Royals outing

Campus Ministry sponsored its second trip to a Royals game on Sunday, April 24. “After a great outing last semester, Campus Ministry decided to organize another trip to Kauffman Stadium for students this semester,” said ...

Newman University Women's Bowling
Newman University women’s bowling team closes season at Nationals

Newman University women’s bowling team recently ended its season with its 11th straight appearance at the national tournament. The squad completed 24 baker games and collected 4,892 pins to earn an eighth seed going into ...

Newman University Vantage staff members collect awards at Kansas conference

The Newman University student-run newspaper, The Vantage, came home with 24 awards from the Kansas Collegiate Media Conference April 7 -8. The conference, held in downtown Wichita at the Drury Plaza Hotel, welcomes all two-year ...

Liz Peuchen
How Newman University prepared Liz Peuchen for Notre Dame

Newman University graduate Liz Peuchen received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in the spring of 2014. Now, Peuchen is working on her Ph.D. at Notre Dame and in the process of doing cutting edge ...

Newman Studies Program
New courses offered for Newman Studies Program

The Newman Studies Program, which has been a part of Newman’s curriculum since fall 2011, will be offering new courses for the 2016 summer and fall semesters. The program is based on four educational principles ...

Newman University athletics week in review

Newman University softball wrapped up a long home stand Tuesday with a doubleheader against Northeastern State University. The Lady Jets, 12-25 on the season, notched five wins during the home stretch, bringing their home record ...

Homecoming Week 2016
Jets fight for win at Heartland Conference Tournament

Newman University basketball hit the road Wednesday, March 2, and headed to Tulsa, to compete in the 2016 Heartland Conference Tournament. The men’s basketball team, 16-12 on the season and 9-11 in conference, took on No. 2 seed ...

sports spring preview
Spring ’16 sports preview at Newman University

The end of basketball season is quickly approaching, and the Newman University Jets’ baseball, softball, tennis and golf teams are warming up for spring. Baseball The Jets baseball team, which is off to a 6-2 ...

Junior Dustin Reed
Reed chosen as MIAA Wrestler of the Year

Newman University junior Dustin Reed was chosen as the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s Wrestler of the Year during the MIAA Tournament Feb. 14. Reed, who won the 125-pound title, is on a 19-match winning streak. He ...

Newman University welcomes Case Bell

Case Bell joined Newman University to fill the open position of director of the Academic Resource Center and Title IX/ADA coordinator. Bell, who started at the beginning of February, took the place of former Director ...

Spring LEAD Series kicks off with Terri Houston

The 2016 spring semester LEAD Series will kick off with Terri Houston, diversity expert from the Center for Leadership Development, Inc. Houston will speak at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Refreshments and door ...

Sports medicine helps injured Jets get back to playing condition

Newman University Athletics compete at the NCAA Division II level, which requires talented coaches, disciplined athletes and a driven athletic department. However, there is one aspect of collegiate athletics that tends to get overlooked: sports ...

Heartland Conference Tournament to take best eight teams

The Heartland Conference basketball tournament received a bit of a makeover this year. The tournament, March 4-6, will be expanded from four teams to eight and will be held at an off-campus, neutral location for ...

New women’s soccer coach joins Jets

The new women’s soccer head coach at Newman University is Aaron Avila, former men and women’s head coach at Barton Community College. Athletic Director Vic Trilli announced the selection of Avila Jan. 21. Avila, who ...

New Sports Information Director David Rung begins duties at Newman

Newman University has hired a new sports information director, David Rung. Rung is replacing the  former Newman SID, Tim Hanson, who held the position for four years. Hanson left Newman to accept the SID position ...

Volleyball team heads to Heartland Conference Tournament

The Newman University Volleyball Team, with a record-setting regular season of 25-8, left early the morning of Nov. 19 on its way to the Heartland Conference Tournament in Fort Smith, Ark. The team, holding the No. ...

Melody Head
Newman hires new Director of Career Services, revamps programs

Newman University has hired a new director of Career Services – Melody Head. Head was a high school business teacher for 32 years before she retired and began working at the Kansas Workforce Center in ...

Newman Women’s Basketball team has high energy for upcoming season

Basketball season is fast approaching and the Newman Lady Jet’s are eagerly awaiting the onset of a new season. The Lady Jet’s, who have only five returning players out of a roster of 14, adapted ...

Pink-Out tailgate, volleyball game raise awareness

The Newman University Volleyball Team holds an annual pink-out game every October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year’s game will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, against the University of ...

ALCS brings rivalry out in the Newman Baseball Team

The American League Championship Series is well under way this week as most Major League Baseball fans, and especially Royals fans, know. For the folks who don’t follow sports too closely, here’s the recap: The ALCS is ...

phone-a-thon
Fall Phonathon raising money for Newman Fund

Newman’s Fall Phonathon is underway. The a two and a half week service event that raises money for the Newman Fund kicked off on Oct. 4. The Advancement department holds a phonathon each semester of ...

High school students visit Newman Health Professions Day to learn about opportunities

The Newman University Admission department teamed up with Nursing and Allied Health faculty to hold a Newman Health Professions Day on Oct. 10. This day was intended to give current high school students who are ...

Campus Activities Board to host Newman University Family Weekend Oct. 9-11

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host Newman University Family Weekend Oct. 9-11 to welcome students’ families to campus. CAB will kick off the weekend’s events on Friday, Oct. 9 with a discounted showing of ...

Newman pre-law students take part in 2015 MINK Law Day

On Sept. 10 a group of Newman pre-law students traveled with Professor of Sociology and Pre-Law Advisor Larry Heck, Ph.D. to Overland Park, Kan., to attend MINK Law Day. MINK Law Day is presented by law ...