Nursing professor retires after 30+ years at Newman

Strickert receives flowers from the graduating Newman University class of 2024.

Associate Professor of Nursing Debbie Strickert retired on a high note with more than 30 years as a Newman University faculty member.

Newman graduate wins $32k to field gap in health care

Vasilescu holds up his first-place win of $25,000 in the form of a giant check.

At the Shocker New Venture Competition, Newman graduate Nick Vasilescu ’23 took home a first-place win of $25,000 for his product, Testkey.

Making the most of the ‘little while’: Wisdom from Newman’s 2024 Baccalaureate Mass

Newman University’s 2024 Baccalaureate Mass provided inspirational reminders about making a positive impact during our time on Earth.

Once students, now nurses: 2024 pinning ceremony

Newman University nursing class of 2024

Seventeen Newman graduates received their ceremonial nursing pins Thursday, May 9, marking the transition from student to professional nurse.

Non-medical skills that could save (or start) your medical career

Jaimie Fager, MD, shares "non-medical skills that could save (or start) your medical career."

Newman alumna Jaimie Fager ’14 presented invaluable advice to students about non-medical skills necessary for a medical career.

Nursing students surprised with scholarships from veterans

Lindsay Espinosa-Pablo and Brandon Welch accept a scholarship check from veteran Fred Howard on behalf of the 40&8 Military Honor Society.

Newman nursing students Lindsay Espinosa-Pablo and Brandon Welch received far more than just a glazed donut during Jet Friday on April 5.

Newman receives $1.2 million for southwest Kansas partnerships

Kansas Senator Jerry Moran talks with GCCC President Ryan Ruda and Jessica Bird while Alden Stout discusses Newman's SW Kansas partnership with a reporter.

Newman University has been awarded a $1.2 million grant to help fund the launch of its Higher Education Access for Western Kansas Initiative.

‘Yes, go to Newman’: Jami Turnquist’s student experience

Jami Turnquist stands in front of the Newman University sign on campus.

After taking pre-dental courses at Newman University, student Jami Turnquist was accepted into dental school in Kansas City.

Two Newman alumni pass competitive veterinary licensure exam

(From left to right) Hanah Huber and Kenneth Santiago are Newman University graduates and soon-to-be graduates of the Kansas State University veterinary program.

Four-legged friends are in good hands thanks to two soon-to-be veterinarians and graduates of Newman University, Hanah Huber and Kenneth Santiago. 

Jet’s dream takes flight with acceptance to KansasCOM

Asher Khokhar stands in front of the wooden DNA strand in the Bishop Gerber Science Center at Newman University.

Newman University student Asher Khokhar was recently accepted into a program at the Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Respiratory care program ‘best decision’ for student Bryson Gilchrist

Newman student Bryson Gilchrist demonstrates hands-on respiratory care techniques learned in the classroom.

For Bryson Gilchrist, transferring to Newman University and starting the respiratory care program was the “best decision I could have made.”

Newman’s spring STEM program free to high schoolers

Newman professor Tomoko Bell teaches high school students of NSEP in the Bishop Gerber Science Center.

The Newman STEM Exploration Program is back for another exciting semester and is free to participants who apply and are accepted. 

Newman’s newest nurses: 2023 pinning ceremony

Angela Tran walks the stage as she receives her ceremonial nursing pin, Dec. 2023.

Twelve nursing graduates, along with their family and close friends, gathered for the fall nurse pinning ceremony on December 8 in Newman University’s De Mattias Performance Hall.

Biochemistry student completes internship with BG Products

Hope Strickbine stands with a BG Products car and illustrated background.

Hope Strickbine’s first exposure to BG Products, a Wichita-based company that manufactures automotive products like cleaners and specialty lubricants, was during her senior year of high school. 

Student Annette Castillo-Lopez pursues nursing degree

(From left to right) Family members Alondra Lopez-Gomez, Edith Castillo and Annette Castillo-Lopez graduate from Butler Community College at the same time. (Courtesy photo)

Education is a family affair for Annette Castillo-Lopez, her aunt, Alondra Lopez-Gomez (who’s the same age as her), and her mom, Edith Castillo, all of whom graduated from Butler Community College at the same time.