Former coach, athletic director and athletic hall of famer Sister Diane Leary, CSJ, has been recognized by Newman University and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) as a Title IX… Continue reading Newman, MIAA honor Sister Diane Leary as Title IX champion
Newman wrestler headed to nationals
Jace Fisher is set to represent Newman University in the NCAA DII National Wrestling Championships in Cedar Falls, Iowa on March 10-11. Fisher has been on a mission this season. The… Continue reading Newman wrestler headed to nationals
Students win $100 each for Heritage Month contest
During Heritage Month, an essay, TikTok (short video) and visual arts contest was held for students Feb. 2 through Feb. 17.
Alumnus Todd Martz making waves at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Todd Martz stumbled into the field of chemical oceanography as a graduate student in the University of Montana’s chemistry department, where he studied chemical sensor instrumentation that was being developed… Continue reading Alumnus Todd Martz making waves at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Heroic efforts lead to triumphant 2023 Giving Day
Even without a Bat-Signal or capes, many Newman University supporters answered the call to “Be A Hero” during the fourth annual Giving Day fundraiser February 28.
Courtney Klaus readies herself for fulfilling law career
Courtney Klaus has a lot to be proud of, and she hasn’t even begun her career yet.
Jets earn MIAA tourney berth one year removed from one-win season
When on a long and winding journey, it is wise to check the map or GPS device from time to time to make sure you are still on course. For… Continue reading Jets earn MIAA tourney berth one year removed from one-win season
Professor John McCormick moonlights as a real estate agent with his two sons
Professor of Theology John McCormick ’08 and his two sons, Joe ’15 and Ben ’19, created their own business.
Christine Schneikart-Luebbe serves as faculty member at national symposium
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success Christine Schneikart-Luebbe recently participated in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators’ Alice Manicur Symposium.
Record number of top Newman scholarships offered
After a record number of high school students applied to its 2023 Scholarship Interview Days, Newman University has offered 135 of its top scholarships to participants of this year’s competition.
Newman University recognized by HACU as Hispanic-serving institution
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) recognizes Newman University as one of the first four-year colleges in Kansas to be a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI).
Sonography graduate opens 3D ultrasound business
Arunie Siyavong ’20 opened a 3D/4D and 5D ultrasound studio called Glimpse of Love
Service project transforms plastic bags into sleeping mats
Laudato Si’ is a service project on Newman University’s campus that is an answer to Pope Francis’ 7 year call to service.
Video: Capturing the action of Homecoming 2023
Newman University homecoming night boasts a roaring crowd, action-packed games and crowned royalty. Watch the video recap of the 2023 homecoming on Feb. 15.
Jets land wins on 2023 homecoming night
Homecoming week at Newman University is filled with dress-up days, free lunchtime treats for students and voting for homecoming royalty — all of which lead up to the culmination of basketball games and an energized crowd of Newman fans.
Monica Blanco receives Kansas Horizon Award
Monica Blanco, a 2022 Newman University graduate, is one of 32 educators to receive the Kansas Department of Education’s 2023 Kansas Horizon Award.
Newman athletes named MIAA Players of the Week
It has been a week of “firsts” for Newman University athletics.
Student Lauren Esfeld heading to Oregon for optometry school
After graduation, senior Lauren Esfeld will attend the Pacific University College of Optometry.
Podcast: Christy Thomas instills confidence in young girls through Girls on the Run
Alumna Christy Thomas ’04 speaks on brining Girls on the Run to Wichita in a podcast episode of “The Newman Bond.”
Newman honorees celebrated at Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Awards event
On February 2, members of the Newman community gathered to celebrate the outstanding service of three individuals at the Martin Luther King Junior Distinguished Awards ceremony.
Alumni spotlight: France, Germany and beyond with Xime Name
We recently caught up with Newman alumna Xime Name ’19 on her post-college adventures as an au pair, her experiences learning her third and fourth languages and finally, pursuing her master’s degree.
Competition and community: 2023 Scholarship Interview Days
Ninety-nine students from near and far interviewed for Newman’s most prestigious scholarships during the 2023 Scholarship Interview Days January 21 and 28.
Alumnus Jonah Wagner sees miraculous healing after traumatic brain injury
Jonah Wagner ‘19, ‘20 has been miraculously recovering after an automobile accident left him with a severe traumatic brain injury in 2021.
Celebrating employee milestones at Newman University
Every year, Newman University recognizes employees who have reached milestones in their careers at Newman.
Alumnus Chase Blasi elected to Kansas Senate
This past year, Chase Blasi, a 2015 Newman University graduate, was elected to the Kansas Senate as State Senator for District 27.
Alumna Jessica Forshee publishes self-help journals
Alumna Jessica Forshee ’10 published two journals and even launched a podcast — all centered around mental health and self help.
Rick Eckert shares passion for teaching and golf
Rick Eckert ’92 has always enjoyed working with kids, whether by officiating for youth leagues, coaching youth teams, mentoring … the list goes on.
Students reflect on community impact of capstone projects
When it comes to preparing graduates to transform society, the senior capstone project is one of the elements that sets Newman University apart.
History-making alumna retires from Kansas House of Representatives
Ponka-We Victors-Cozad (center) introduces members of Newman University, including past-president Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., (right of stand) on the House floor. (Courtesy photo)
Newman University reveals its fall 2022 graduates
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.
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.
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.
Meet the visual arts contest winners
Eighteen Newman University students submitted artwork, and three walked away with a cash prize.