Category: Accomplishments

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 ...

NU group set to attend Sept. 19 Cardinal Newman beatification ceremony

Representatives from Newman University are now in England to attend the Sept. 19 beatification ceremony of John Henry Cardinal Newman. Watch www.twitter.com/newmanu and www.facebook.com/newmanu for updates on the trip from Newman officials. ...

John Henry Cardinal Newman Beatification Mass and ceremony re-airing set for Sept. 19

Join Father Simone and the Newman community in celebrating the beatification of John Henry Cardinal Newman on Sunday, Sept. 19. ...

Koch receives ‘Hero of Mental Health Award’

Assistant Professor and Field Coordinator for the Masters of Social Work Program Barry J. Koch Ph.D., at Newman University in Colorado Springs, Colo., was chosen to receive the “Hero of Mental Health Award” by Aspen ...

Adorers of the Blood of Christ celebrate milestone anniversaries

The Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), Newman University’s founding order, recognized monumental milestones of several ASC sisters as they celebrated the anniversary of their vows. A ceremony was held the weekend of May ...

Hane among Butler’s Advance Kansas Class II

Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the School of Arts and Humanities Audrey Curtis Hane, Ph.D. is one of 27 individuals selected to participate in the Advance Kansas Class II program presented by Butler ...

Academic Achievements Recognized at 2010 Academic Honors & Awards Convocation

Newman University recognized the achievements of students, faculty and staff at the 2010 Academic Honors and Awards Convocation Wednesday, April 21, in the Performance Hall of De Mattias Fine Arts Center. ...

Wichita Eagle features two Newman students

The Wichita Eagle ran a story on Saturday, April 3 about Newman students Jeff Cotter and Isaac Johnston. The two have been friends since kindergarten and will attend the University of Kansas Medical School ...

Seven NU students accepted to KU Med School

Seven Newman University seniors will be heading to Kansas City, Kan., next fall to attend the University of Kansas Medical School. The students, who are among only 175 students who will be entering the school, ...

Vote for student-designed NU student handbook cover

Newman’s student handbook cover, designed this year by graphic design major Megan Cox, has made it to the fourth round of a school datebook cover contest. ...

Faculty members receive tenure, promotions

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. announced today that several Newman faculty members have been awarded academic tenure or received a promotion in faculty rank. ...

Newman University to honor John and Marilyn Dugan and four alumni at Feb. 27 Cardinal Newman Banquet

Newman University will honor two longtime benefactors to the university and four distinguished alumni at the Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony, at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman ...

Newman’s Hartnell wins PBA Bowling Tournament

This news from www.bowlingdigital.com Newman University’s Hartnell upsets Barnes in “Challenge … Newman University senior Derek Hartnell overcame a 77-pin deficit to defeat PBA star Chris Barnes, 719-698, in the first Chris Barnes Challenge presented ...

Students, honorary degree recipients to be recognized at Newman University Fall 2009 graduation ceremonies

NU will host several ceremonies to commemorate Fall 2009 graduates including a pinning ceremony for nursing students as well as Baccalaureate on Friday, Dec. 11, and Commencement on Dec. 12. ...

NU salutes 2009 Hispanic Scholars

Twenty four Wichita high school students were honored Dec. 2 for successfully completing the Newman University Hispanic Scholar Program. ...

Six Newman pre-med students accepted to KU School of Medicine

Five Newman senior pre-med students received early acceptance to the University of Kansas School of Medicine in fall 2009. ...

Two Newman grads among Wichita Business Journal’s ’40 Under 40′

Two graduates of Newman University were among the Wichita Business Journal‘s “40 Under 40” Class of 2009. ...

Five Newman students receive early acceptance to medical school

A full 100 percent of the Newman University students who have applied for early admission to medical school this year were accepted. ...

NU student Denver Shipman receives Congressional award

Newman University junior Denver Shipman was among only 267 college students from across the country this year to receive the Congressional Award Gold Medal, the highest award bestowed by the United States Congress to civilian ...

Newman ranks among top colleges and programs in US News and World Report

Newman is listed in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges 2010 for Midwest Universities offering master’s degrees. ...

Kansas Newman alum named vice president of Enrollment Management at Webster University

Paul B. Carney ’72, who received his B.A. in History at Kansas Newman College, has been named vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Webster University, St. Louis, Mo. ...

NU alums in KU Med School

May 2009 Newman graduate Katie Grelinger recently contacted members of the Science Department to say how well-prepared she and other NU alums are thanks to Newman professors. ...

Newman University Recognizes Employees’ Service

Professor of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., and Accounts Receivable Clerk Gail Gettman were among those honored at the annual Newman University employee service awards program Aug. 18. ...

Newman University graduates honored

Recently graduated Newman University students Stephanie (Bustamante) Vasquez and Aaron Sullivan, seated, were honored at a May 29 luncheon as recipients of the Leona J. and Harvey J. Ablah Awards, respectively. The awards were established ...

Freshman Students Score 100% on Positive Ties with Faculty

A recent report shows that 100 percent of first-year Newman University students who responded to a survey feel they have a positive relationship with their professors. That figure is just part of a report showing ...

Jets give Mark Potter win number 200

Newman University men’s basketball head coach Mark Potter recorded his 200th career victory after the Jets routed York College, 119-68 Saturday evening at Fugate Gymnasium. Potter is in just his 11th season and Newman is ...

Chemistry Alum Gets Paper Published

Renee Soukup-Hein, a 2002 Newman graduate, presented a undergraduate research project at the 2002 Kansas Academy of Science Meeting at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan. The paper from the presentation was published in ...