Two Newman Master of Social Work students are supporting Wichita’s most vulnerable population through a field practicum internship.
Jose Trejo, a 2022 Newman University graduate, has been named recipient of the 2022 Light The Way Youth Award by HumanKind Ministries.
Brittany Stahnke, assistant professor of social work at Newman University’s Colorado Springs, received the 2022 Teaching Excellence Award.
For 2022 social work graduate Alice Miles, walking the stage at the Newman University commencement ceremony was well worth traveling 500 miles from Colorado Springs. “I’ve spent the last several… Continue reading Social work graduate Alice Miles fuels fire
Alumna Tina Valdez discovered newfound hope and strength to earn her master’s degree in social work after her son’s death.
The Newman University Colorado Springs outreach location recently honored graduates with a special pinning and hooding celebration.
2007 Newman University alumna Catherine Mardon’s life is as interesting as it is filled with accomplishments.
The 2022 Academic Awards recognized several outstanding students of Newman University April 6 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
When Jae Hedrick graduated with her master’s degree in social work, she started in child welfare — the line of work she said she wouldn’t do.
Earning her master’s in social work from the Newman Colorado Springs campus helped Barb Lara ’07 discover her calling.
For 24 hours, community members and supporters from around the globe rallied together to raise money during Newman Giving Day on March 1.
Throughout March, the Newman University social work departments are recognizing the ever-growing profession and its contributions to society.
Newman University is serving as research partner to the City of Wichita for a program called “Project HOPE.”
Following graduation, senior Allison Williams will head to The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles.
On November 14, staff, faculty and alumni celebrated the work of Dr. Larry Heck, Dr. Jane Weilert and Joan Melzer.
A Master of Social Work (MSW) information session will be held at 5:15 pm on Thursday, September 23 in Eck Hall room 126 on the Newman campus.
Sierra Fair, a Master of Social Work graduate of 2021, recently landed her dream job as a mental health therapist.
When Newman University saw a need for social workers in the Colorado Springs area in 2005, the Colorado Springs Outreach Center was established. Now the outreach center is housed in a new building location within the city — at 19 N Tejon Street.
Marcus Lines, a rising junior studying psychology at Newman University, spent his summer as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate, working at Children First: CEO Kansas, Inc.
The Newman Master of Social Work program is designed to prepare students for a rewarding and challenging career where they can be the Difference – with a Degree of Difference – in the lives of others. Watch the video to learn more.
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… Continue reading Newman University announces spring 2021 graduates
Newman University has released its 2021 spring Dean’s List.
Graduation day for Rylee Drouillard meant much more than receiving a college degree.
The Newman University Colorado Springs Master of Social Work (MSW) program celebrated its 2021 graduates during a May 15 hooding ceremony. The Colorado Springs outreach location started in 2005 and… Continue reading MSW program celebrates Colorado Springs graduates
Beverly Knighten ‘97, ‘01 said her calling to help others came at a very early age during a visit she and her grandmother made to a relative’s house. The relative… Continue reading Thriving in the social work field
March is National Social Work Month and Newman University is saying “thank you” to its students, graduates, staff and faculty. The theme for 2021’s Social Work Month is “Social Workers… Continue reading Celebrating social work during recognition month
Pi Gamma Mu, a nationally recognized honor society for high-achieving students striving toward a career in the social sciences, conducted its induction ceremony Dec. 22, 2020, with a virtual format.… Continue reading Pi Gamma Mu initiation ceremony held virtually
Pi Gamma Mu is a nationally recognized honor society for high-achieving students striving toward a career in the social sciences. The Newman University chapter has been led for many years… Continue reading Pi Gamma Mu inducts 41 new members
When all schools in Kansas shut down in March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, education majors at Newman University were dealt a double blow. Not only did they have… Continue reading Student teachers adapt to school closures during pandemic
Sierra Fair has always felt a need to help others and she decided to obtain her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree to help her do just that. Fair graduated… Continue reading A passion for helping the less fortunate
Newman University will host an open house event Nov. 14 for students interested in education and social work programs. The open house is one of four offered this fall and… Continue reading Education and Social Work open house coming Nov. 14
Newman University Director of Undergraduate Social Work Dr. Yelando Johnson provides insight for an article published in the Wichita Eagle that links segregation to obesity. “You have to look at… Continue reading BSW Program Director provides insight into segregation and obesity relationships
Newman University Master of Social Work (MSW) students volunteered to make a difference in the homeless community of Wichita last month. The Wichita-Sedgwick County Continuum of Care (WSC-CoC) conducted the… Continue reading Social work students participate in homeless count
Newman University is adding a program to its more than 70 degrees — a Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSW).
Now is a great time to get a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) because the salary of social workers with an MSW is on the rise. In addition, a master’s… Continue reading Social Work Salary with Masters on the Rise
Jessica Martinez graduated Cum Laude as a counseling program student in December, 2015. She will soon be on her way to Los Angeles, Calif., to study at the University of… Continue reading Newman University graduate looks forward to future in social work