Author: Scarlett Olsen

Steckline Gallery presents ‘In The Bag?’

Artist Seth Blume will exhibit “In the Bag?” at Steckline Gallery during Wichita’s Final Friday event March 29. The exhibit portrays elements of fun and mystery for viewers. Blume, a Wichita State University graduate, lives ...

Wesley Williams lands law internship in Washington DC
Alumnus interns in Washington, D.C., while finishing law degree

Newman alumnus Wesley Williams is completing his final semester of law school in Washington, D.C. Williams will graduate with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas (KU) School of Law in May 2019 ...

Pathway to Newman educates community college transfer student on things like transfer scholarships
Newman strengthens relationship with community colleges

“Pathway to Newman” was an event held on Feb. 27 to educate nearby community colleges on the opportunities offered at Newman University for transfer students such as transferring credits and transfer scholarships. In attendance were ...

Joanna Pryor named new athletic director

After a national search, Joanna Pryor has been named director of athletics for Newman University, effective July 1, 2019. ...

Women’s basketball coach strives for the best

Women’s basketball head coach Darin Spence has had many accomplishments on the court and recently reached a big milestone: his 100th win at Newman University. Spence has been at Newman since April 2012 and is ...

Augusta High School student awarded Cardinal Newman Scholarship

Presley Williams of Augusta High School in Augusta, Kansas, was one of five high school seniors recently awarded the Cardinal Newman Scholarship, Newman University’s highest and most prestigious financial award that covers four years of ...

RE:BOUND
Freshmen take the stage as RE:BOUND

Freshmen Jennifer Pham and Kayleigh Franco have always had a passion for music, and after connecting through social media, they recently started a band, RE:BOUND. Their first gig is Feb. 23 at the local Donut ...

Influential art professor says goodbye to Newman

Mary Werner, associate professor of art, will retire in May 2019 after 16 years as a part of the Newman community. Werner was hired as a professor at Newman in 2003 and has impacted the ...

Summit Christian Academy student receives Cardinal Newman Scholarship

Maggie Munsterman of Summit Christian Academy in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, was one of five high school seniors recently awarded the Cardinal Newman Scholarship, Newman University’s highest and most prestigious financial award that covers four years ...

Social work students participate in homeless count

Newman University Master of Social Work (MSW) students volunteered to make a difference in the homeless community of Wichita last month. The Wichita-Sedgwick County Continuum of Care (WSC-CoC) conducted the Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count on ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Lov(ed)’

Artist Jennie Mosher Kimbrough will present “Lov(ed)” at Steckline Gallery for the Feb. 22 Final Friday show 5 to 7 p.m. at Newman University. The event is free and open to the public. Lov(ed) is ...

Art student featured in Final Friday show

Newman University junior Carley Sullivan has taken a special interest in photography and her work was recently featured at a Final Friday art exhibition in Wichita. Sullivan’s photos were available for viewing at Fairmount Coffee ...

Kapaun Mt. Carmel student receives Cardinal Newman Scholarship

The admissions team visited Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School Wednesday, Jan. 23, to award senior Kathy Pham with a Cardinal Newman Scholarship. Pham was one of five high school seniors awarded the Cardinal Newman Scholarship, ...

Newman trivia theme for upcoming Mission Talk

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, invites students, staff, faculty and the Newman community to attend her Mission Talk on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and participate in Newman trivia. Rohrbach’s Mission Talks always focus on ...

Steckline Gallery to host juried show for Final Friday

Director of Steckline Gallery, Shannon Johnston, is trying something new this year. She has arranged Newman’s first juried exhibit, “Swipe Right.” Johnston explained, “The title, ‘Swipe Right,’ is a play on dating apps where you ...

Newman awards prestigious Cardinal Newman Scholarship to two Northeast Magnet School students

Wichita Northeast Magnet School students Michelle Tong and Evan Saga were two of five high school seniors recently awarded the Cardinal Newman Scholarship, Newman University’s highest and most prestigious scholarship that covers all four years ...

classroom
Newman students receive ‘Teachers of Promise’ award

Recent graduates Delaney Galpin and Megan Sloan, of the Newman Univeristy Western Kansas Center, received a 2018 “Teachers of Promise” award. Galpin and Sloan are December 2018 graduates of Newman University who have just begun ...

Athletic Hall of Fame
Athletic hall of fame 2019 inductees announced

The Newman University Athletic Hall of Fame will induct five new members Feb. 9. ...

Round Table group
Ambassadors help strengthen diversity initiatives at Newman

Newman University’s new Director of Multicultural Engagement Joseph Shepard has been busy planning trainings, initiatives and events that help support diversity and inclusion since his first day on the job. His most recent accomplishment was creating the ...

Counselors breakfast
High school counselors connect with Newman over breakfast

High school counselors statewide joined the Newman University admissions team for a breakfast program Friday, Dec. 7. The Counselor Appreciation Breakfast is held each year to thank high school counselors for all the work that ...

Amazon smile
AmazonSmile: Give while you shop this Christmas

It’s that time of year again — last-minute Christmas shopping is in full swing. If you’re doing any shopping on Amazon, you could be giving .5 percent of your purchase to Newman University by opting ...

Canyon De Chelly
Students plan winter service trip to to New Mexico

Newman University students are headed to Gallup, New Mexico, for their annual winter service trip. The winter service trip is an opportunity for students to spend time doing service work and to experience fellowship. Student ...

career studio kiosk
Career services focuses on career-readiness

Newman University Career Services is a beneficial resource on campus that is available to help students prepare for their future in the workforce, and it’s a resource they should start using early in their college ...

Kansas legislators visit Newman

Newman University hosts an elected officials breakfast annually to connect legislators to the university and notify them of its academic advances and challenges. President Noreen M Carrocci, Ph.D., invited the elected officials to campus on ...

Chorale concert
Newman Chorale presents annual Christmas concert

Christmas is right around the corner and holiday activities and events are abundant at Newman University. One staple of the holiday season on campus is the annual Christmas Chorale Concert, which will be  3 p.m. Sunday, ...

Giving Tuesday
Alumni office has big plans for Giving Tuesday

The Newman University alumni office has begun their #GivingTuesday campaign to raise money for student scholarships. Giving Tuesday is largely a social media movement that focuses on charitable giving. It falls on the Tuesday after ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Origami Cranes in Blue’

Artist Chiyoko Myose will present “Origami Cranes in Blue” at the Steckline Gallery for the November Final Friday show from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Newman University. The event is free and open ...

performance hall
Coming soon: “Mamma Mia!”

Newman University will present the musical “Mamma Mia!” Nov. 15-18 in the De Mattias Performance Hall. This well-known musical features songs from Swedish band ABBA. “Mamma Mia!” is the story of a young girl growing ...

leadership
Grant awards professional development opportunity for staff

Newman University was recently awarded the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) Leadership Transformation Grant to provide professional development opportunities to university staff through leadership training and development. Staff members will be offered leadership training courses through ...

Noel Torres
National champion wrestler Noel Torres receives his ring

On Saturday, Oct. 27, alumnus Noel Torres received his national wrestling championship ring from his performance in March 2018. The Jets held the annual Red and Blue Dual in Fugate gymnasium and afterward hosted a social ...

Beata Benefactors Banquet
Banquet’s guest speaks about her time with Mother Teresa

The Beata Benefactors Banquet is held annually to thank and honor donors who have supported Newman University throughout the year. The banquet begins with a social hour, dinner and ceremony, which includes a presentation from ...

Sonography
Sonography students at Newman are a step ahead

The Newman University diagnostic medical sonography program is unique in many respects. The program offers students a hands-on learning experience on campus and an end result of a bachelor’s degree, which is not typical of ...

Alumna wins major teaching award

Newman alumna and secondary education teacher Emily Williams was nominated and chosen as the 2018 Kansas Secondary School History Teacher of the Year. Williams was nominated because of her passion for educating and the mass ...

happy hour
Alumni Happy Hour is back

Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving Ray Williams is helping revive Alumni Happy Hours in the Wichita area. Newman alumni used to plan a gathering once a month at a local restaurant or bar ...

Elements
Steckline Gallery presents “Elements”

Artist Laura Bigger will present “Elements” at the Steckline Gallery for the October Final Friday show from 5 to 7  p.m. Oct. 26 at Newman University. The event is free and open to the public. ...

Alumni Concert
Alumni return to Newman to perform

Every five years, Newman University’s musical alumni get a chance to connect with both the university and its students in a very fun way. Alumni who participated in the Chorale and Troubadour groups during their ...