One year ago, Vanessa Rials was in what a medical professional would refer to as “good health,” with no history of broken bones, surgeries or major health concerns.
Master of Social Work student Crystal Khan’s journey over the past several months has been anything but easy.
Newman University Master of Social Work student Maggie Papalia, who’s also a graduate of the Bachelor of Social Work program, was recently awarded a prestigious $10,000 fellowship from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Valiore Corral’s experiences have led her to where she is today, helping others because of the help she was given.
Newman alumna Amanda Crawford ’18 is a testament to the power of perseverance.
Wichita native Malachi Winters has been a paramedic for 25 years and recently graduated with a master’s degree in social work from Newman University.
Alumna Serena Hanson ’10 is a seasoned social services professional who is making a difference in the field.
April Burnett, a 2023 graduate of Mulvane High School, is one of five St. Newman Scholarship recipients at Newman.
Alumna Heather Burke ’12 works as a social caseworker with Adams County, Colorado’s child welfare program.
Two recent Master of Social Work (MSW) graduates from Newman University are ready for their next chapter and to better the community.
Since May’s graduation ceremony, several Newman University 2023 graduates have begun an exciting new chapter of their lives — everything from jobs and travel plans to continuing their education.
In order to honor Newman’s remote graduates, past Colorado Springs program leaders created a celebration ceremony, complete with pinning and hooding, held locally.
For Newman University students Todd and Janie Stephenson, pursuing their college degrees at the same time has been nothing but a positive experience.
From March 20-24, the Newman community can expect multiple on-campus events and activities to celebrate 50 years of Pi Gamma Mu.
In celebration of Black History Month, the School of Education and Social Work department decorated its hallway, located on the first floor of McNeill Hall.
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
When it comes to what Jennifer Horn is most enthusiastic about as a social worker, she answers without hesitation.
During the 2021-22 school year, students in both Newman University’s Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs reported 41,538 hours of service, valued at nearly $1.2 million, during their field practicum placements.
Two-time Newman graduate Miquetta White recently received a grant to expand her therapeutic play room at her public school.
Brittany Stahnke, Newman professor of social work, is adding to the conversation about OCD with her published book, “The Doubting Disease.”
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.