Newman University officials have announced the students who completed the requirements to earn a degree at the close of the 2022 fall semester.
Aliyah Good finishes nursing degree with newborn
Aliyah Good ’22 juggled nursing school, pregnancy and a newborn while attending Newman University.
A care-filled practice: nursing student pursues dream at Newman
Emily Gonzales-Bautista, a fourth-year nursing student at Newman University, hopes to transform society for the better with every patient she serves.
Wesley Williams serves as Texas assistant attorney general
Wesley Williams’ list of career accomplishments is lengthy — and he just graduated from Newman University six years ago.
Newman alumnus Mark Carlson and wife help run local used bookstore
Married Newman couple Emily (Powell) ’18 and Mark Carlson ’17 help run the Wichita-based store, ICTBooks.
Dakota Heard serves as reference librarian at the State Library of Kansas
Dakota Heard’s journey since graduating from Newman University in 2020 has not at all been what he’s expected.
Student Haleigh Pearson’s struggles with dyslexia inspire passion for teaching
Inspired by her own personal struggles with dyslexia, first-year student Haleigh Pearson is earning a degree of difference from Newman University.
Newman University announces fall 2022 Dean’s List
Newman University has released its 2022 fall Dean’s List.
Nursing graduate to begin career as postpartum nurse
Rebecca Hageman, a December 2022 graduate of Newman University, is ready for her next chapter.
Newman alumna Rusty Carbaugh ’15 soars
Alumna Rusty Carbaugh ’15 is soaring to new heights — literally — as a second-in-command pilot.
A year in review: 2022
Here’s a look back on stories of Newman University students, alumni, faculty and staff continuing to shine through adversity in 2022.
From student to nurse: Fall 2022 pinning ceremony
Eighteen nursing graduates, along with their family and close friends, gathered for the spring nursing pinning ceremony December 9, in Newman University’s De Mattias Performance Hall.
‘My relationships at Newman saved my life’: David Denny’s story
David Denny, a Newman alum who graduated in 1984 with a degree in both marketing and business administration, shared how Father Tom Welk and the relationships he made at Newman saved his life.
Meet the visual arts contest winners
Eighteen Newman University students submitted artwork, and three walked away with a cash prize.
Alumna Sara Efinger lives out her teaching passion
Alumna Sara Efinger followed her passion for teaching until she found the perfect fit.
Data Professionals of Wichita’s value extends beyond Newman campus
A network known as the Data Professionals of Wichita, established by Newman University Dean of the School of Business and Technology David Cochran, is making waves in the local workforce.
New dean, new name, expansive vision: School of Business & Technology
A name change isn’t the only aspect that’s different about the newly named School of Business & Technology; Professor David Cochran will step into his new role as dean in January 2023.
Newman now collecting grocery bags for service event
The Newman Laudato Si planning committee will help bring new life to plastic bags with its spring service event Cocoa, Cookies and Quilting on Wednesday, February 1.
Newman’s spirit of service shows during Scholars and Service Day
Scholars Day at Newman University is always an exciting affair, but this year, a campus-wide service element was added to the day’s agenda on December 5.
Video & photos: Newman “Christmas Joy” concert
On December 4, the Newman University chorale and troubadours performed “Christmas Joy” for a sold-out crowd in the De Mattias Performance Hall.
Dugan Library open 24 hours a day during finals week
The Dugan Library at Newman University is extending its hours during finals week and will be open nonstop from 2 pm December 4, to 5 pm December 9.
Video: Be A Hero
Giving Tuesday may have passed, but it isn’t too late to be a hero for a Newman University student.
The life of Newman bowler Dakota Lennen
“Slow your roll” is a common expression many college athletes may hear, but for women’s bowler Dakota Lennen, nothing will slow her down.
Week 2: Advent season reflection series
Newman University invites you and your family to spiritually reflect on the second week of the Advent season.
Newman student has 10-year connection with ASC sisters
This marks junior Alpha Magafu’s tenth year of education from the ASC sisters — first in high school in Tanzania, and now at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas.
Senior Desaray Cruz thanks teachers through capstone project
Deseray Cruz, a soon-to-be first-generation college graduate majoring in elementary education, recently gave back to teachers at Freeman Elementary School for her ASC capstone project.
Couple meets pope on honeymoon, finds joy in their theology careers
Not many people can say they met the Pope on their honeymoon. But Newman University alums Deanna (Jones) and Michael Johnston can.
Newman chorale and troubadours present Christmas concert Dec. 4
In the spirit of the holiday season, the DeMattias Performance Hall will be filled with joyous songs during the music department’s concert, “Christmas Joy” at 3 pm on December 4.
Celebrating 5 years of education in the Bishop Gerber Science Center
On Nov. 17, Newman University donors, alumni, faculty, staff and current students gathered to celebrate the first five years of the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center on campus during an open house event.
High schoolers experience inside look at Newman with ‘Difference Makers’
One of the perks of being a small, private university in the heart of Kansas is that high schoolers can receive a highly personalized tour and look into life at Newman through “Difference Makers” visits.
Michael Reed uses interdisciplinary studies degree to pursue law school dreams
Newman alumnus Michael Reed ’18, ’19 never thought he’d go to law school, but now he’s three years in at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Newman welcomes new director of institutional assessment and research
Valerie Hennings has a unique political science background that will lend to her work as Newman University’s new director of institutional assessment and research.
Newman partners with United Way of the Plains
Newman University is partnering with United Way of the Plains to transform society for the better, one donation at a time.
First-generation student Breanna Brown pursues degree in social work
Led by her passion for helping others, junior and first-generation college student Breanna Brown is studying social work at Newman University. Brown is from Leavenworth, Kansas, where she attended Leavenworth… Continue reading First-generation student Breanna Brown pursues degree in social work
Master of Social Work graduate achieves great things
When it comes to what Jennifer Horn is most enthusiastic about as a social worker, she answers without hesitation.
Several on-campus resources available to Newman students
As the semester continues, we want to ensure that Newman University students know how to access various resources available to them on campus.
Newman receives $2.2 million grant to support student success
Newman University was recently awarded more than $2 million in the form of a Title III grant from the United States Department of Education to implement the university’s student support and success program.
Newman senior Alexis Smith crowned Miss Wichita
Not only is Alexis Smith a senior at Newman University, she’s also Miss Wichita 2023.
Video: Native American Heritage Month with Kaelyn Johnson
Watch the video as Kaelyn Johnson shares her Native American heritage and family traditions, favorite foods, the vibrancy of the culture, and what it means to be a student at Newman.
Newman students conduct research at the Museum of World Treasures
Students at Newman University get the benefit of many hands-on learning opportunities, and recently, they conducted original research on ancient Egypt at the Museum of World Treasures in Wichita.