Category: Alumni

Party on the Plaza Newman University
Another successful year for Party on the Plaza

The results are in! Party on the Plaza 2016 raised more than $140,000 for student scholarships at Newman University. More than 460 attendees came to the university’s biggest fundraiser in support of the Newman Fund. The ...

Party on the Plaza 2016 puts the “fest” in “Ocktoberfest”

Fugate Gymnasium was filled with approximately 450 people as the 2016 Party on the Plaza festivities commenced, as popular event moved indoors due to rainy weather. Since 2010, Newman University has held it’s annual fundraiser on ...

Health Care Heroes
Wichita Business Journal honors Newman Health Care Heroes

Last Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Wichita, Kan., an event was held by the Wichita Business Journal honoring “Health Care Heroes” in the Wichita community. This event honored individuals who have ...

Party on the Plaza
Party on the Plaza tickets are a hot commodity

The halls at Newman University are filling with anticipation for the university’s signature fundraiser. The Party on the Plaza is almost upon us. Have you purchased your tickets yet? ...

Newman University family embodied in 4th generation ‘legacy’ Andrew Sabala

Those who know Newman University best often point to its family atmosphere as being one of the school’s strengths. For students like Andrew Sabala, family and Newman just seem to come together naturally. The new ...

Newman alumnus Cody Kelly
Newman alumnus Cody Kelly finds success after hardship

Cody Kelly started his education at Newman University in 2009, only to be thrown a curveball within the first few weeks. He’d already been dealing with the loss of his father when he decided to ...

Party on the Plaza
Join in the fun at Party on the Plaza

One of the most popular fundraisers at Newman University will be here soon. This year’s Party on the Plaza is set for Saturday, Sept. 24 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Founders Plaza on the Newman University ...

Brielle Dunham Newman University
Newman welcomes a new Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Coordinator

Brielle Dunham moved to Wichita a few years ago to be with family, and says she’s excited to get to know her work family at Newman University. Dunham is the new coordinator of alumni relations and annual giving. ...

Sarah Strole
Sarah Strole joins Newman University as director of Alumni Relations, Annual Giving

Newman University officials have announced that Sarah Strole has been named director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, effective Aug. 1, 2016. In her role at Newman, Strole will oversee all aspects of Alumni Relations, ...

Rain, weather could not hold back the 2016 Jet Open

The 32nd Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament and Silent Auction took place on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 7, 8, respectively. Sunday night’s Kickoff Party and auction were as successful as ever. Big prizes ...

Emily Simon Newman University
Game created by recent Newman graduate is garnering attention

Newman University alumna Emily Simon ’16, who recently graduated with a double major in English and history, was an honors student, wrote for the student newspaper The Vantage, and won the Joyce Suellentrop Prize for Distinguished ...

Health Care Heroes
The Wichita Business Journal honors three Health Care Heroes from Newman

Each year, the Wichita Business Journal features its list of Health Care Heroes as a way to honor companies, individuals and organizations for contributions they have made to help improve health care in Wichita and ...

Olympics Florian Temengil Newman University
Newman alumnus Florian Temengil makes his second trip to the Olympics

Newman University alumnus Florian Skilang Temengil is headed to the Olympic Games for the second time. Temengil graduated from Newman in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sonography. While at Newman, Temengil competed in ...

70th birthday
SHA Class of ’64 members meet for 70th birthday party

Twenty-eight members of the Sacred Heart Academy Class of 1964 gathered at the Mediterranean Grill June 20 for a group 70th Birthday Celebration Luncheon. . No, they weren’t all born on the same day. As alumna Karen ...

graduates
Newman University honors 2016 graduates

The Newman University Spring 2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 14 at Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. The Undergraduate ceremony was held at 10 a.m. The Graduate ceremony was ...

New Alumni Directory published

The 2016 Newman University Alumni Directory has been published and is in the mail. If you ordered a copy and do not receive one by July 1, or you did not purchase a copy and would like to ...

All-Alumni Reunion
Newman All-Alumni Reunion draws participants from across the nation, seven decades

The Newman University All-Alumni Reunion held June 10-12 offered something for everyone, as participants from as far away as California, New York, Florida and Virginia converged on the Newman campus to see old friends, make ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center Newman University
Bishop Gerber Science Center groundbreaking set for All-Alumni Reunion weekend

The All-Alumni Reunion weekend is almost here and everyone who is part of the Newman University community is invited. On the weekend of June 10-12, Newman will host special events including what will be a monumental time in the ...

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All-Alumni Reunion will be here soon – don’t miss out!

Mark your calendars and register today! Don’t miss out on the exciting events that will take place on the weekend of June 10-12 at the Newman University All-Alumni Reunion. Everyone in the Newman community is invited to ...

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Inspiring reflections part of Newman Baccalaureate Mass

The Spring 2016 Baccalaureate Mass took place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, in The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Wichita. The Mass drew students, parents and friends along with Newman board members, ...

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All-Alumni Reunion attendees to witness ground breaking of BGSC building

During the weekend of June 10-12, alumni and the Newman University community are invited to the All-Alumni Reunion, a weekend filled with special events including what will be a monumental time in the history of ...

Ludlow estate gift to Newman University helps future students, university and donors

Newman University alumni Carm and Michael Ludlow, M.D. have made a bequest in their estate plans in the amount of $500,000 to their alma mater. The gift will be designated to the Margaret H. Ludlow ...

2016 Spring Newman University Magazine
Spring 2016 Newman University Magazine published

The Spring 2016 issue of the Newman University Magazine has hit doorsteps of homes across the country. The online edition is also available at mag.newmanu.edu. Below are a few of the Feature Articles from this ...

Charles Mommaerts
Brussels attack – alumnus reports on location

Charles Mommaerts, a Newman University alumnus, spoke with Wichita’s news station KWCH about the attack in Brussels. Mommaerts is a recent graduate of Newman University and played on the Newman tennis team. Read the article by KWCH ...

Cardinal Newman Banquet celebrates outstanding alumni

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Newman University presented awards and honors to six outstanding alumni. ...

medical mission trip
Students, alum return from Jamaica medical mission trip

Students Megan Hemel and McKenna Seiler traveled to Jamaica Feb. 8 for a medical mission trip with 23 other volunteers, including physicians, nurses, a physical therapist and those in training to join the medical field, led by ...

Former Newman basketball player from Europe now coaching women’s team

A little over a decade ago, Elhad Emerllahu came to America from worn-torn Kosovo. At the time he was 9 years old with little knowledge of the American culture, English language, and even basketball. Elhad recently ...

Get Ready: Heritage Month 2016

Feb. 4, 2016, marks the first day of many events scheduled through March 3 to celebrate the heritage of our founders the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, our namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman, and our ...

Newman University Baseball
Newman University Hall of Fame inductee’s future in fitness

Newman University Athletics Hall of Fame inductee (2013) Chris Clawson left his mark on the baseball record book in his three seasons at Newman University (1982-1984). Now, he’s leaving his mark on the world of ...

Fall Newman University Magazine is here

The Fall 2015 issue of the Newman University Magazine has hit doorsteps of homes across the country. The online edition is also available at mag.newmanu.edu. Below are a few of the Feature Articles from this ...

Social Work alumna speaks to students and alumni at MSW social

Newman University School of Social Work students and alumni gathered for the Student Association of Social Work’s first holiday social Wednesday, Dec. 2. Special guest and alumna Erika Walker spoke at the event about her ...

Paris attacks: French native and NU alum asks ‘Why?’

Newman University alumnus Robin Allard ’14 was just one hour away from being another victim of the recent Paris terrorist attacks. The first location of the Paris attacks occurred at the Stade de France at ...

Special Kansas license plate available for Newman students, parents

Newman University is creating a special vehicle license plate for purchase. These plates are open to Kansas residents for purchase, but displaying Newman pride is a fantastic way for parents to support their students. The ...

Newman alum, supporter Dan Giroux announces bid for Congress

Dan Giroux, a 1996 graduate of Newman University and prominent Wichita attorney, announced his candidacy today for the United States House of Representatives, seeking to represent the 4th Congressional District of Kansas. Giroux is president of the Newman ...

Felipe Trigos visits Newman as part of History Program’s Distinguished Alumni Series

Newman University alumnus Felipe Trigos ’09 returned to Newman University for a visit on Sept. 3 as a featured speaker in the History Program’s Distinguished Alumni Series. A history major who went on to earn ...

Dust off your lederhosen! Time for Party on the Plaza

The annual Oktoberfest fundraiser and celebration is once again upon us. Come out and join fellow alumni and friends on Saturday, Sept. 26 for the 2015 Party on the Plaza. The event will feature authentic ...

Newman grad students’ drone research to help local fire departments

Charles Le started attending Newman University in August 2013 to pursue a graduate degree, mainly to enhance his knowledge but also to support his son who was, and still is, an undergraduate student at Newman. John ...

Newman alumna Tammy White honored by National Association of Professional Women

Newman University alumna and National Alumni Board member Tammy White was a 2015-2016 inductee into the VIP Woman of the Year Circle of the National Association of Professional Woman (NAPW). White was recognized for leadership in ...

NU alumna Wilma Moore-Black honors Gordon Parks

Newman University alumna Wilma Moore-Black ’92, traveled to Minneapolis, Minn., to honor a very historical fashion and documentary photographer from Kansas – Gordon Parks. The event took place on Aug. 6 during the National Association ...

Newman alumna Susan Pool recognized by Wichita Business Journal

Newman alumna Susan Pool was named as one of the 20 honorees in the Wichita Business Journal’s class of 2015 Women in Business on July 21. The Business Journal highlights 20 women in the Wichita community ...