Author: Kelly Snedden

Friends and Newman have $293 million impact on local economy

Two private educational institutions in Wichita are making a substantial economic impact on the local economy according to a recent economic impact study commissioned by the Kansas Independent Colleges Association (KICA). Friends University and Newman ...

Ron Shipley leaves behind a legacy

The Newman community is saddened by the recent loss of a former professor who touched the lives of many students and colleagues. Ron Shipley, former director of the Newman University Radiologic Technology program, passed away ...

Newman University receives generous gift from Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Newman University officials announced that the university has received a $2.5 million gift from the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), the founding and sponsoring order of the university. The gift will be used ...

Social Work professor and partners create Mindfulness Retreat

Mindfulness is a popular buzz word these days and professionals in the social work field are learning more and more about the mental, physical and psychological benefits it has to offer. ...

Men’s, women’s basketball face big games

Both the NU Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams are enjoying exciting seasons. ...

Newman University sees slight enrollment gain, still a record

Newman University officials announced today slight increases have resulted in another record-high fall enrollment for the university. According to the official federal enrollment report following the 20th day of fall classes, 3,108 students are enrolled ...

College Women’s Conference scheduled for Nov. 3

Campus Ministry and the Campus Activities Board (CAB) are partnering to bring an event to the Newman campus designed for college-age women. The College Women’s Conference will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

Newman celebrates several accomplishments

Former Newman University President Tarcisia Roths, ASC, was recognized today by The Wichita Business Journal  during the 2012 Women in Business event held at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita.  Each year the newspaper recognizes outstanding women ...

Newman University again named Military Friendly by G.I. Jobs

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Newman University to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. ...

OTA students travel to Topeka

Nine members of Newman’s Occupational Therapy Student Association (NOTSA) traveled with Nancy Dahlinger, OTA Assistant professor and club advisor, to Topeka in early February to participate in the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association (KOTA) Day on the ...

HALO, Immigrant Family Support Network partner for Prayer Vigil Jan. 20

Newman University’s Hispanic American Leadership Organization (HALO) and the Immigrant Family Support Network are partnering to sponsor a Prayer Vigil in support of immigrant families and for a just legislative session in Kansas. The prayer ...

Newman, Independence Community College sign agreement

Representatives from Newman University of Wichita met with Independence Community College (ICC) administrators earlier this month to sign a dual admissions program agreement between the institutions for students seeking their degrees in Elementary Education. ...

Newman athletes to host annual ‘Drop and Shop’

The Newman University Student Athlete Advisory Committee is hosting a Christmas Drop and Shop this Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center inside the Dugan Library and Campus Center. ...

Balloon pop, Santa photos for a cause

The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Club and the Newman University Bookstore are teaming up with the hopes of benefitting a Newman graduate and former Bookstore employee. The OTA Club is planning to hold a “balloon pop” on Wed., Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to ...

Newman University closes Nov. 23 at noon

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, Newman University will close Wed., Nov. 23, at noon and will reopen for business on Monday, Nov. 28. ...

Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC recognized as Kansas Woman of Distinction

Dress for Success held its 3rd Annual Kansas Women of Distinction publication party Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Abode Venue in downtown Wichita. Each year the event, hosted by Dress for Success Wichita, highlights women across ...

Newman University Music Department to present ‘Poetry in Music’

The Newman University Chorale and Troubadours will present their first vocal music concert of the year on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. in historic St. John’s Chapel inside Sacred Heart Hall at Newman University. ...

Newman University History Department Speaker Series welcomes author, blogger of ‘Making Sense of Jihad’ Nov. 3

Most Americans are aware of the uprisings against governments in the Middle East over the past year. Few, however, may understand the scenes they see in the media, some quite violent, as they depict extraordinary ...

Newman University students to host ‘Heimerman Halloween Odyssey’ to support food, toy drive

You know that strange round building called the Heimerman Science Center? Well, next week numerous Newman student groups are joining together to transform their science building into the “Heimerman Halloween Odyssey (H2O).” They invite you to ...

Documentary film ‘Telling Amy’s Story,’ panel discussion Oct. 18 to help stop Domestic Violence

Verizon Wireless, StepStone and the Newman University Department of Social Work will present a special screening of the documentary “Telling Amy’s Story” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias ...

Newman University brings back theatre with performances, academic programs

Though all the world’s a stage, the one at Newman University has been less active in recent years than the school has been accustomed to. That will change beginning this fall, however, when the university ...

Bishop Jackels blesses Newman Grotto

Following Mass of the Holy Spirit and Matriculation Service held Thursday, Sept. 1, in St. John’s Chapel, the Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, Bishop of the Diocese of Wichita, invited those at Mass to join him on ...

Hello, Newman

From the Great Bend Tribune — Rubi Torres of Great Bend High School wins Shrine Cross Country title to end her high school career. Now, she turns her sights to Newman University’s Cross Country Team. ...

Newman offers new early childhood education degree

Newman University is now offering a new degree program that gives area residents an opportunity to earn a degree that qualifies them for both elementary and early childhood education. ...

Pope Takes Third at USBC Singles Championship

Newman University’s Matt Pope claimed third place at the USBC Intercollegiate Singles Championships, which concluded Tuesday at Euless Lanes in Euless, Texas. Pope was the only Newman bowler competing in the event. ...

Ferreira Named to Academic All-District First Team

Newman University senior tennis player Laryssa Ferreira has been named to the 2010-11 CoSIDA/Capital One All-District 7 College Division Women’s At-Large First Team, the organization announced Thursday. Ferreira was Newman’s only representative on the team, ...

Today’s Visitors

NU welcomes to campus a big group today! Welcome Nicole Fears, Southeast Missouri State University transfer, Florissant, Mo., nursing; Athalee Pat, Sunrise Christian Academy senior, Peck, Kan., English; MacKenzie Stramel, Sterling College transfer, Hutchinson, Kan., sonography; Lauren Baker, Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School senior, Derby, ...

High school cancer survivor to attend Newman

See the Kansas.com story about Wichita Southeast High School student Nick Jones’ fight against cancer and his fight to graduate on time with his class. Jones plans to attend Newman University this coming fall. Read the Story. ...

NU closed Good Friday

The Easter Holiday has arrived! Classes will be suspended and offices will be closed at Newman University Friday, April 22 in observance of Good Friday. Classes and offices will resume normal hours on Monday, April ...

Wichita Catholic High School Sports Day

Bishop Carroll Catholic High School and Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School will hold their girls conference soccer and softball games on Newman’s athletic fields next week. The games give the Catholic high school students ...

Newman University honors student achievements at Academic Awards Convocation

Newman University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2011 Academic Honors and Awards Convocation, held April 20 on the Newman campus. ...

Ohio State University professor to present for History Speaker Series

The recent disaster in Japan has propelled the world into learning the latest information about nuclear energy from the current field of scientific experts. It is apparent science has played and will continue to play ...

Catholic Advance features Newman’s new Newman Studies program

Christopher Riggs of The Catholic Advance, the newspaper of the Wichita Diocese, has written a feature story highlighting Newman University’s new academic program which is prepared to launch in the fall. Riggs reports the program is “designed to . . .help ...

Newman MSW in Colorado Springs recognizes staff and alum

Newman University in Colorado Springs, Colo., participated as a sponsor for the annual Social Work Month Awards event in Denver on March 4. The event, held at the Hilton Garden Inn, was hosted by the ...

Newman Night with the Wichita Wild

Newman Jets fans are invited to get wild with the Wichita Wild at Hartman Arena!* Wear your Newman gear and cheer on some Newman Jets! That’s right! Newman students Rashad Washington and Calvin Collazo also gear up as Wichita ...

President Carrocci is invited guest on radio talk show

Newman University President Noreen Carrocci, Ph.D. was the invited guest for Steve McIntosh’s 30-minute radio talk show, Issues, which is broadcast on several Entercom Radio stations. Carrocci and McIntosh discuss Newman University, its students and faculty, and higher education in ...

Newman recognizes outstanding alumni, bestows prestigious Cardinal Newman Medal

Newman University presented its top awards to several worthy recipients at the Feb. 26 Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony, held in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. ...

“Camino al Futuro – Strengthening Latino Families” Event Returns to Newman

Newman University welcomes the 2011 “Camino al Futuro – Strengthening Latino Families”event back to campus this Saturday, March 12. For the second year this event will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the ...

Radiologic Technology and Sonography programs accepting applications for admission

Those interested have until April 1 to make application to Newman’s Radiologic Technology and Sonography programs for Fall 2011 classes. The Rad Tech program educates students to become radiographers who specialize in the use of x-rays ...

Ecumenical Prayer Service Jan. 27

In honor of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Office of Campus Ministry is hosting an Ecumenical Prayer Service in St. John’s Chapel, Sacred Heart Hall at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27.  The public ...