Category: Communication

graduates
Newman University announces spring 2021 graduates

On Friday, May 7, a total of 268 graduates were recognized in the Newman University spring 2021 commencement ceremonies at the Hartman Arena in Wichita. Undergraduate and graduate program degrees were presented to the class ...

dean's list
2021 spring Dean’s List released

Newman University has released its 2021 spring Dean’s List. ...

Dr. Berg Memorial
Memorial tree and plaque dedication ceremony held in honor of Suzanne Berg

On Wed. May 3, a memorial tree dedication and plaque unveiling ceremony was held to honor beloved Newman professor and friend Suzanne Berg. In February 2018, Berg died at just 36 years old. The news ...

Courtney Klaus
Alumna Courtney Klaus wins Moot Court tournament

Alumna Courtney Klaus ‘20 was recently named Best Oralist after she and her classmate took first place in the Notre Dame 1L Moot Court Tournament. Klaus graduated from Newman with a bachelor’s degree in both ...

The Vantage wins All-Kansas Award

Kansas Collegiate Media announced its annual award winners April 9 bestowing 14 awards upon the Newman University student newspaper, The Vantage. The paper received the overall publication award — deemed the All-Kansas Award — in ...

asc scholars
Hard work pays off at Scholars Day

At the end of each semester as part of Scholars Day, upperclassmen can present original research as a capstone project for their degree either in the form of a slideshow presentation or a poster. Most ...

gridiron scholarship
Newman students earn journalism scholarships

Newman University students Emily Larkin and Courtney Klaus have been chosen to receive Gridiron scholarships, presented by the Kansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Gridiron is an annual stage show fundraiser ...

STEM club
Students, staff and faculty celebrated at Honors and Academic Awards Banquet

The Honors and Academic Awards Banquet was held on Wednesday, April 17. More than 50 students, faculty and staff were recognized for their academic achievements and involvement throughout the year. The banquet started with an ...

KATE Panel
Newman students, alumni and professor present as panel at KATE Conference

Last month, Associate Professor of English Susan Crane-Laracuente, Ph.D., reached out to two of her colleagues with a rough idea for a panel proposal. Together, the three crafted “What Now? Millennial Writers Engaging the World” ...

Jessica Oberwortmann
Alumna named in Wichita Business Journal 40 under 40

Jessica (Fagherazzi) Oberwortmann ’14 has been driven to succeed her entire life, and now she is doing just that. Oberwortmann began doing marketing and branding work for friends on the side but the requests got ...

Ariana-Espinoza
Ariana Esparza ’18, Comm. Major, reflects experience at Newman

One of Newman University’s traditions during its annual Baccalaureate Mass is for selected students to share a reflection. In 2018 Communication major Ariana Nayeli Esparza shared her thoughts about her Newman experience. ...

Anthony
Senior Anthony Navarrete lands internship with KSN-TV

After attending the spring semester Highway 54 Career Fair, which is co-hosted by Newman University and Friends University, Newman Jet student-athlete Anthony Navarrete has landed an internship position with KSN-TV — a local news station ...

Delany Hiegert receives prestigious Rice scholarship to Kansas University Law school
Delaney Hiegert receives prestigious Rice Scholarship to KU School of Law

Senior Delaney Hiegert was recently accepted into the University of Kansas School of Law to continue her education and has been granted the highly prestigious Rice Scholarship, which brings Kansas residents with outstanding academic records and ...

Ariana Esparza
Newman senior Ariana Esparza is headed to the Disney College Internship Program

Senior Ariana Esparza’s world just got a little more magical. ...

Ellen Healy
Thriving in the communication field

When Newman alumna Ellen Healy graduated in May 2016, she was looking forward to making the switch from intern to full-time employee at the company she was working for. A year and a half later, ...