Category: Business

Robert "Bob" Boewe, the owner of The Spice Merchant in Wichita.
Newman alumnus’ The Spice Merchant a local favorite

Many Wichitans know and love The Spice Merchant for its flavorful selections of coffee, tea, spices and gifts, but the local treasure is also dear to the heart of Newman University. ...

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Wichita Area Sister Cities visit Newman to discuss educational exchanges with China

On. Oct. 2, Newman University received a visit from Chinese representatives of the Wichita Area Sister Cities (WASC) — a nonprofit organization that serves to facilitate relationships between international communities. Wichita is “siblings” with four ...

Bridging the gap between business and emotional intelligence

The Newman University School of Business is integrating a comprehensive emphasis on emotional intelligence into its curriculum in order to produce more well-rounded graduates. Dean of the School of Business Brett Andrews has a goal of ...

Promoting Newman in Colorado Springs

Scott McIntosh, assistant professor of strategic intelligence, and Nikki Zdrojewski, graduate and adult admissions director, recently took a trip to Colorado Springs to spread the message of Newman University, largely focusing on military personnel. Zdrojewski ...

Commencement weekend 2018

Commencement weekend was full of ceremonies, awards and celebrations for the 2018 Newman University graduates. ...

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Graduate student Kelly Hopkins helps children in abusive environments

Six years ago,  Kelly Hopkins decided to take on some volunteer work. Little did she know, that volunteer work would carry over to her future career. ...

Advisors guide the newest Jets to success

Registration Day is a day full of anticipation and excitement as students take the final step in becoming a Newman Jet. ...

Scholarship Luncheon
Students meet their donors at annual Scholarship Luncheon

The annual Scholarship Luncheon was held April 16 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The luncheon is a unique opportunity for students to meet the specific donors providing them with their scholarships. Senior Development Officer Beth ...

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Bachelor of Science program in business & strategic intelligence introduced this fall

Newman University is introducing a new Bachelor of Science program in business and strategic intelligence (BSI) to begin in the fall 2018 semester. No other college or university in the state of Kansas is currently ...

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Potential Jets visit campus for the weekend

During Newman University’s recent annual Accepted Student Day, students accepted to Newman had the opportunity to speak to faculty and students, tour campus and get a glimpse into how they might fit in at the ...

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Alumnus Adam Sawyer hired for technology support

Having technology issues? No problem. Meet Adam Sawyer, the new help desk and classroom technology coordinator. He may be recognizable due to the fact that he is a December 2017 Newman graduate. The transition from student to ...

Scholars Day allows seniors to present final projects

Scholars Day is the opportunity for students nearing graduation to show the value of the courses they’ve taken to earn their degree. ...

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Online MBA program going strong

The Newman University School of Business is looking forward to its next class of students entering the online MBA program while celebrating its recent and successful implementation. The first Joint Master of Social Work / Master ...

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NSLS to host career skills talk with business dean Andrews

The National Society of Leadership and Success in conjunction with Career Services and Northwestern Mutual is hosting “Relevant Career Skills” featuring speaker Brett Andrews, Ph.D., dean of the Newman School of Business. The free event ...

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The School of Business gains a new faculty member

The Newman University School of Business recently welcomed new Assistant Professor of Strategic Intelligence Scott McIntosh. Strategic intelligence, according to McIntosh, is “the capability to take a significant amount of information and then to be ...

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The double life of an Army Guardsman

Newman University’s MBA students often lead a double life: worker by day, student by night. For some, that might conjure up images of super-heroes. Matthew Ayres, who is completing his MBA in leadership at Newman, ...

October MBA cohort registration ends soon

Interested in a master’s degree in business but worried that you don’t have the time? The School of Business at Newman University offers a full-time online Master of Business Administration and part-time online MBA program ...

"Differentiate or Decline"
Dean Brett Andrews publishes book, “Differentiate or Decline”

Newman University School of Business Dean Brett Andrews, Ph.D., published his first book, “Differentiate or Decline,” at the beginning of June along with authors Robert H. Roller, Ph.D., and R. Henry Migliore, Ph.D. According to ...

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Newman University to hold Spring 2017 graduation activities May 12-13

Newman University will stage a number of events May 12 and 13 to celebrate Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 Graduates. Both the undergraduate and graduate ceremonies taking place on Saturday, May 13 will ...

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Freshman Martina Viale comes to Newman with a big dream and a plan

Martina Viale is a freshman student at Newman University. She is originally from a small town in Italy — Borgarello. She is attending Newman while being sponsored by Go Campus, an organization affiliated with Mondo Insieme that ...

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David Burkus is first to speak at the Business Speaker Series

The Newman University School of Business launched its Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, March 28 with a keynote presented by David Burkus. ...

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Alumni return for ‘Table Talks’ with Newman students

The Alumni Relations Department has partnered with Career Services to launch a series of events referred to as “Table Talks.”  The talks are designed to not only allow Newman students the opportunity to talk to ...

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New MBA program in Colorado Springs to launch in March

A new MBA program offered by Newman University will launch in Colorado Springs, Colo., for MSW students and alumni on Monday, March 13, 2017. The online program will focus on providing the same high-quality MBA degree ...

Bright futures lie ahead for communication majors

A Jan. 2017 national survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) projects significant increases in starting salaries for 2017 social sciences and communication graduates. NACE predicts that employers will now pay a national average of $51,925 ...

Kansas Law and Mental Health Forensics
Newman University holds Kansas law and mental health forensics conference

The School of Social Work will hold a Kansas Law and Mental Health Forensics workshop from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. It is co-sponsored by the Newman School of ...

Teresa Wilkerson Business Booster Series
Teresa Wilkerson kicks off WSU Business Booster Event

On Oct. 7, Teresa Wilkerson, assistant dean of adult and transfer studies at Newman University, kicked off the WSU Center for Entrepreneurship Business Booster Series. This series was created specifically for the self-made business owner, ...

Fall Job fair
Upcoming job fair provides a unique opportunity for Newman students

The Newman University Fall Job and Internship Fair will take place from 3:30-6 p.m., Oct. 11, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The job fair will feature 22 employees looking to hire or offer summer internships. ...

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FASB selects Newman adjunct John Exline for position

Newman University adjunct John Exline currently teaches Managerial Accounting for the MBA program and is described by his fellow workers as being, “eminently qualified,” “hardworking,” and “passionate.” ...

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Newman MBA student Michelle Abernathy also an accomplished athlete

Michelle Abernathy started her studies at Newman June 15. She is a single mom, full time employee of Genesis Health Clubs, an avid runner, and now an MBA student. Abernathy has always loved traveling and ...

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Meet new School of Business Dean Brett Andrews

Newman University will have its new business school dean on campus and on the job next week. Brett K. Andrews, MBA, Ph.D. was named to the position last month and is excited to begin his ...

Newman University names Brett Andrews dean of new business school

Newman University officials announced that Brett K. Andrews, MBA, Ph.D., has been named dean of the university’s new School of Business effective May 1, 2016. In August 2015 Newman revealed plans to create a new ...

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC, recounts experience as professor and advisor

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC, returned to Newman University in the spring of 2013 after a 10-year absence, but her role as a professor and an advisor go back to 1979. ...

Business expertise, ethics will be focus of new School of Business at Newman University

Newman University will create a new School of Business that focuses not only on knowledge and expertise in business, but also ethics, entrepreneurship and socially conscious practices in business. The new school will officially launch ...