Category: Accomplishments

Newman University stages Fall 2012 Commencement

The Newman University Fall 2012 Commencement ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. A total of 178 candidates for degrees were honored in the ...

Delap receives Distinguished BSN Award

Susan Delap of Wichita received the Newman University Fall 2012 Distinguished BSN Graduate Award during the annual Nurses Pinning ceremony Dec. 15 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Jessica Clark and Krista Norris each received a $500 scholarship to continue their studies from Forty & Eight, an independent military veterans charitable organization. Clark, a Wichita native, and Norris, from ...

Students give Newman University high marks, show ‘deep learning’ on national survey

Newman University students are engaged, challenged and highly satisfied with their overall experience at the institution, according to findings in the just-released official report of the 2012 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The NSSE ...

Newman University Professor Joan Melzer selected as writer for national nursing exam

Newman University Associate Professor of Nursing Joan Melzer was recently selected as a volunteer item writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Melzer was one of only 11 nurses ...

Newman alum Tom Malone named chief appeals judge

Wichita news outlet KAKE has reported that a Newman alumnus, The Hon. Thomas Malone, has been named chief judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals. ...

Newman student-athletes again earn top academic awards

For the fifth time in the past six years, Newman University athletics programs have claimed the highest average student-athlete GPA among all athletic programs in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference. ...

Newman University honors students of Investigative Summer Science Program

Eighteen students from 15 different high schools in Kansas gathered with science professors, administrators, and parents at a recent luncheon to celebrate the students’ completion of the Newman University Investigative Summer Science Program (ISSP). The ...

Ablah Award recipients celebrated at luncheon

Newman University 2012 recipients of the Harvey J. and Leona J. Ablah Awards were celebrated at a June 14 luncheon hosted by Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. The awards are presented each year to ...

Newman University honors student achievements at Academic Awards Convocation

Newman University honored student scholars and leaders for their outstanding academic achievements and accomplishments at the 2012 Academic Honors and Awards Convocation, held April 20 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University students named to Dean’s List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2012. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Newman University presents annual Ablah Awards

Two Newman University graduates of the class of 2012 have been named recipients of this year’s Harvey J. and Leona J. Ablah Awards. Nicholas Ojile of Andale, Kan., received the Harvey J. Ablah Award, and ...

Newman University Occupational Therapy students receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 12 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

Newman University honors graduating nurses at pinning ceremony

Newman University recognized 24 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 11, 2012 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University health care graduates earn top scores, high acceptance rates

Graduates of health care-related programs at Newman University have generated some impressive results over the past year. Newman officials were notified recently that for the year ending Dec. 31, 2011, graduates of the Newman nursing ...

Students, honorary degree recipients to be recognized at NU spring and summer 2012 graduation ceremonies

Newman University will hold the Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement ceremony for spring and summer 2012 graduates on May 11 and May 12, respectively. The university will also honor graduating Nursing students on May 11, as ...

NU nursing, health care students record high achievements

Newman officials were notified recently that for the year ending Dec. 31, 2011, graduates of the Newman nursing program had the highest pass rate from among all first-time registered nurse candidates educated in Kansas on ...

Record number of Newman students accepted into medical school

Nine Newman University senior students who applied for admission to medical school were recently notified that they have been accepted. The event marks a record for the number of students from Newman University to be ...

Newman University named to national service honor roll for third time

Newman University has been named for the third time to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities in 2011. Newman is one of only eight colleges and ...

Newman University grad receives Distinguished Teacher Award

Newman University alumna Sarah McDaniel has received a Distinguished Classroom Teacher Award from the Wichita School District, USD 259. McDaniel was selected for the award in the New Teacher-Secondary category. McDaniel teaches biology and anatomy ...

Women’s basketball wins Heartland Conference Tournament!

The Newman University Women’s Basketball Team is the Heartland Conference champion with a 66-62 win over the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, Saturday, March 3 in Fugate Gymnasium. The win gives the team its first-ever bid ...

Dodge City area residents earn education degrees from Newman University

A total of 24 residents of Dodge City and other western Kansas communities were recently awarded degrees from Newman University. The students completed their requirements for graduation in December 2011. Fourteen area residents earned bachelor ...

Newman University students named to Fall 2011 Dean’s List

Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2011. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point ...

Newman University honors nursing degree candidates

Newman University recognized 27 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held Dec. 16 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman University again posts record enrollment

Newman University officials announced today that the university has again posted record-high enrollment figures. According to the official federal enrollment report following the 20th day of fall classes, 3,021 students are enrolled for the fall ...

Newman athletic programs grab top Heartland Conference academic honors

For the fourth time in five years, Newman University athletic programs have been recognized for achieving the highest average student-athlete GPA among all athletic programs in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference. Newman’s programs combined ...

Heartland Conference names 98 Newman student-athletes to Honor Roll

Nearly one-third of all Newman University student-athletes have been named to the 2010-11 NCAA Division II Heartland Conference Honor Roll, which was released Monday. In all, 98 Jets earned recognition for their performances in the ...

Newman University nurse anesthesia program receives 10-year accreditation, new site approval from national agency

Newman University officials were recently notified that the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) has granted the university’s Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program continued accreditation for 10 years, the maximum ...

Newman University again cited for community service

Newman University has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities. The inclusion of Newman on the 2010 Honor Roll comes two years after ...

Occupational Therapy students receive pins

Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 15 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional ...

Newman University honors graduating nurses

Clearwater graduate earns top nursing award Newman University recognized 27 candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the annual Nurses’ Pinning ceremony held May 13, 2011 on the Newman campus. ...

Newman TV commercial wins ADDY award

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Wichita recognized creative excellence in the area during the 2011 ADDY awards event held Feb. 18. Newman University’s current television commercials received the bronze in the television local campaign ...

Austin’s ‘Reading the World’ adopted at St. Louis University

Newman Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Michael Austin’s book Reading the World: Ideas That Matter has been adopted as a textbook for composition classes at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Mo. ...

December 2010 nursing grads score big

A full 100 percent of Newman Fall 2010 nursing graduates passed the national licensure exam. That’s the second time in two years, and a record for the Newman University nursing program! ...

Newman alumna awarded 2011 John Newbery Medal

Newman alumna Clare (Sander) Vanderpool ’87 has been selected to receive the 2011 John Newbery Medal for her book Moon Over Manifest, an historical fiction novel for middle-school readers. ...

Newman Professor Barry Koch receives ‘Hero of Mental Health Award’

Barry Koch, Ph.D., assistant professor and field coordinator of the Newman University Social Work program in Colorado Springs, Colo., has received the “Hero of Mental Health Award” from Aspen Pointe, the central mental heath agency ...

Newman University School of Social Work honored by Catholic Charities USA

The Newman University School of Social Work was one of only 100 organizations and individuals that recently received Centennial Medals from Catholic Charities USA. The medals were created by Catholic Charities in celebration of its ...

Newman University announces record enrollment for fall 2010

Newman University announced the highest enrollment in the institution’s history this week. The official 20th day enrollment report for fall 2010 shows 2,746 students are enrolled for the fall semester, 189 more than the previous ...

Pope declares Oct. 9 as Blessed John Henry Newman’s Feast Day

Pope Benedict XVI declared Oct. 9 the feast day for Blessed John Henry Newman. Newman was beatified by the Pope on Sept. 19, in Birmingham, England. ...

Homily by Pope Benedict XVI at the Beatification Ceremony of John Henry Cardinal Newman in Birmingham, England on Sept. 19, 2010

This day that has brought us together here in Birmingham is a most auspicious one. In the first place, it is the Lord’s day, Sunday, the day when our Lord Jesus Christ rose from the ...