On Nov. 17, Newman University donors, alumni, faculty, staff and current students gathered to celebrate the first five years of the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center on campus during an open house event.
Michael Reed uses interdisciplinary studies degree to pursue law school dreams
Newman alumnus Michael Reed ’18, ’19 never thought he’d go to law school, but now he’s three years in at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.
Master of Social Work graduate achieves great things
When it comes to what Jennifer Horn is most enthusiastic about as a social worker, she answers without hesitation.
Ashley Howard ’10 is busy planning events, focusing on family and living in the moment
Newman University checked all the boxes for alumna Ashley (Myers) Howard ‘10.
Newman receives $2.2 million grant to support student success
Newman University was recently awarded more than $2 million in the form of a Title III grant from the United States Department of Education to implement the university’s student support and success program.
Newman students conduct research at the Museum of World Treasures
Students at Newman University get the benefit of many hands-on learning opportunities, and recently, they conducted original research on ancient Egypt at the Museum of World Treasures in Wichita.
Brian Fleeman ’03 named president of Kansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists
In October 2022, Brian Fleeman ’03 was named president of the 900-member Kansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists (KANA).
Newman teaching alumni earn high praise in their districts
Four education graduates of Newman University were recently recognized by their school districts: Ismael Carrillo, Patricia Lujan, Taylor Altendorf and Molly Brown.
Newman pharmacy students soar into the real world
Newman University’s pre-pharmacy program is designed to help students build a foundation for future success in the world of pharmacy, and these two members of the Newman community exemplify just that.
Sacred Heart Junior College alumnae reconnect 70 years after graduating
Five alumnae gathered for a luncheon October 22 on the Newman campus more than 70 years after they graduated from the college.
Newman Europe by Rails trip returns after COVID hiatus
This summer, Newman University students have the opportunity to travel to Europe via a class called, “Europe by Rails.”
Newman University annual economic impact estimated to be $68 million
Newman University, in conjunction with the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA), released the results of a study that estimates the impact of Newman University on the Kansas economy.
Newman volunteer opportunity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Year-round, Newman students, staff and faculty are encouraged to donate their time and talents to nonprofit organizations in the Wichita community and beyond.
Alumna pursues NIH infectious diseases fellowship
Newman University alumna Jessica Bass is the first Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine to be selected for an NIH fellowship in infectious disease.
Newman alumna Maria Somes illustrates children’s book
Alumna Maria Somes ‘19 created illustrations for Wichita’s youngest audience to enjoy in the children’s book, “The Story of Father Kapaun: A True War Hero.”
Newman alumna Miquetta White receives grant for play therapy
Two-time Newman graduate Miquetta White recently received a grant to expand her therapeutic play room at her public school.
Alumnus JD Campbell teaching sports classes online at Newman
When asked what brought him to Newman University for his studies, Jonathan David “JD” Campbell puts it simply: “Baseball, baseball, baseball.”
Video: Newman Habitat for Humanity day
On Saturday, October 1, members of the Newman community made a difference in the lives of a family in need by partnering with Wichita Habitat for Humanity.
Newman Alumni Board president to present on nonprofit participation
Cindy Miles ’09 will discuss the importance of joining, leading and being an engaged member of nonprofit boards.
Party on the Plaza 2022: A spectacular night for fundraising
Paying homage to the historic renaissance festivals at Newman University, the 2022 Party on the Plaza brought back the revelry to a sold-out crowd of 450 guests.
Newman Habitat for Humanity volunteer opportunity
You’re invited to join members of Newman University for a Habitat for Humanity volunteer day hosted by the Newman University Alumni Office.
Olivia Robben ‘21 carries teaching legacy at same high school as father
Olivia Robben is carrying on traditions: from attending the same university as family members to now teaching at the same Wichita high school as her late father. Her mom, a… Continue reading Olivia Robben ‘21 carries teaching legacy at same high school as father
Show off your Jet Pride with Newman Athletics
A new year brings a fresh round of action-packed games, matches, meets and more for Newman Athletics teams.
Juanumberto Picos ‘JP’ Soto’s journey lands him career in college athletics
Juanumberto Picos “JP” Soto serves as the infield coach/recruiting coordinator for the NCAA Division III baseball program at Hood College in Maryland.
New Heritage Room display: ‘Celebrating Sacred Heart Hall’
The Heritage Room is now showcasing a display in honor of Sacred Heart Hall’s 100-year anniversary at Newman: “Celebrating Sacred Heart Hall.”
Students express what Party on the Plaza means to them
Many Newman students benefit from funds raised at Party on the Plaza, which directly contribute to student financial aid.
10 reasons why you should attend Party on the Plaza
Aside from the fun, here are 10 reasons (plus a bonus) why you should attend Party on the Plaza: Return to the Renaissance on September 17, 2022.
Newman alumni share fond memories of Party on the Plaza
Party on the Plaza is the Newman University event of the year — and many Newman alumni share fond memories from it.
Newman alumna recognized for military service
CPT Paige Puryear ‘16 was recently recognized during the Armed Forces CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) Appreciation Month.
Jada Key selected to play professional volleyball in Germany
Newman alumna Jada Key ’22 is taking her passion for volleyball to the next level after accepting a professional opportunity in Germany.
First-generation alumnus pays it forward through Party on the Plaza
For two-time alumnus David Borho (’01, ’11) and his wife, Glenna, Newman University’s Party on the Plaza is the ultimate opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of students.
A final Return to the Renaissance: What to expect at 2022 Party on the Plaza
Wichita’s Party on the Plaza: Return to the Renaissance kicks off Saturday, September 17 on the Newman University campus.
Wichita Police Department Lt. Keith Fort earns MBA
Married couple Lieutenant Keith Fort and Jill Fort earned their Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Newman University this May.
Sacred Heart Hall’s 100th-year celebration begins with Mass
This year on September 11, 2022, Newman University’s beloved building Sacred Heart Hall turns 100 years old.
Bowling alumnus Alex George takes title at USBC Open Championships
Newman University alumnus Alex George ‘17 was recently crowned regular singles champion at the USBC Open Championships.
Alumnus Jalen Love serves as dean for 15 public schools in Denver
Newman University alumnus Jalen Love ’16, ’18, serves as dean to 15 Denver schools, and the best part of his job is seeing his students grow.
Fr. Adam Grelinger returns from Spain’s Camino de Santiago
Recently Newman Chaplain Father Adam Grelinger returned from Spain with his parents to walk half the iconic Camino de Santiago.
Angie McCoy introduces Newman to high schoolers of Upward Bound
Angie McCoy, director of the Newman MBA program, introduced 17 high school students from Upward Bound Wichita Prep to Newman University.
Matthew Clark writes 100th article for Newman Today
Matthew Clark ’22 wrote his 100th article as a student worker just days before graduation, the culmination of his days at Newman University.
An inside look at the Newman Navigator program
In nearly two years since its 2020 launch, the Newman Navigator program has provided hands-on, personalized experiences for many students.