Author: Allison Schoeppner

Group photo of students of the first Spirit MBA cohort and professors.
Newman celebrates its first Spirit MBA cohort graduates

The Newman University School of Business was proud to recognize its first Spirit Aerosystems cohort of Master of Business Administration (MBA) students during the 2019 commencement ceremony. In addition to fulfilling the demands of the ...

6 students in line at Dallas airport on their way to Guatemala.
Mom saves the day for Newman mission trip travelers

Every other year, a group of students embark on the Guatemala Study and Serve mission trip. However, without the help from one mom, six students would have missed out on part of the journey. When ...

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ICT Adult Spelling Bee ready for its second year

The ICT Adult Spelling Bee is back for a second year and it is expected to be a buzzing good time. Dear Neighbor Ministries will hold their second annual ICT Adult Spelling Bee fundraiser June ...

ISSP 2018
Newman to host ISSP camp for future STEM majors

Above photo: Students attending the 2018 ISSP pose for a photo in the Bishop Gerber Science Center. Summer may be here, but for some high school students, learning is still calling their name. From June 17 through 27, Newman University will be holding the Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP). The program ...

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Dorm donations help community in need

For the past four years, donation collection boxes have been placed in the residence halls on the Newman campus a few weeks before students move out. Morris “Mo” Floyd, director of security at Newman University, ...

Professor Megan Cook holding teaching excellence award
Megan Cook receives Faculty Excellence award

Each spring, Newman University students can nominate a full-time professor for the Faculty Excellence award. This year, the award was given to Megan Cook, DNAP, MSNA, assistant director, clinical director and assistant professor of the ...

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SGA inaugural banquet recognizes service and leadership

The Student Government Association (SGA) held its inaugural banquet April 30 to celebrate accomplishments and look toward the future of SGA. This was the first year Christine Schneikart-Luebbe, dean of students, has worked with the ...

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Meg Trumpp honored by Kansas Respiratory Care Society

A Newman University faculty member was recognized at this year’s Kansas Respiratory Care Society (KRCS) seminar. Margaret “Meg” Trumpp, M.Ed., is an assistant professor of respiratory care, the director of the respiratory care program and ...

Highway 54 career fair exhibitors
Highway 54 career fair: employment granted

Newman University hosted the annual Highway 54 career fair March 26 for students in search of employment opportunities. The annual event is co-sponsored by Newman and Friends universities. More than 45 exhibitors and area employers ...

Arrows on the road to success.
Students rank first against business students around the world

Brett Andrews, Ph.D., professor of business and dean of the school of business, uses an online simulation called The Business Strategy Game (BSG). In BSG, students run a virtual company and compete against each other. ...

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Newman honors program enriches student education, opportunities

Kelly McFall, Ph.D., professor of history and chair of the division of humanities, is the director of the honors program at Newman University. He stated its purpose is to “give high achieving students a path ...

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Chemistry club hosts day of science fun for Belle Plaine second-graders

The second-grade class from Belle Plaine Elementary in Kansas came to Newman University for hands-on science activities April 15. When Brandi Boese, a Newman alumna and one of the school’s second-grade teachers, reached out to ...

Giving Tuesday
Transfer admissions makes national honor roll for a second year

For the second year in a row, the Newman University admissions department has been awarded the Transfer Honor Roll. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) determines which colleges provide the best transfer student services. This year, PTK ...

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Newman University connecting with home-schooled population

The Teaching Parents Association (TPA) is hosting their 2019 TPA Conference home-school fair April 12 and 13 at Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center. Guest speakers, workshop sessions and vendors, including Newman University, will ...

Middle School choir group performs on stage.
Patriot League music festival brings middle school students to Newman University

Groups of middle school students were likely spotted on campus March 6 and March 20 for the Patriot League music festival. Newman University hosted the event as a way to showcase the university to students ...