Category: Alumni

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 ...

Fighting ‘fore’ his life with faith

Editor’s Note: The following story first appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of Inside Newman, a publication of the Newman University Office of Admissions for students interested in attending Newman. The story of Jeremy Gant is ...

NU alum Kelsey Sponsel blogs on health care internship in India

Newman University 2014 graduate Kelsey Sponsel is blogging during a summer health care internship in India. Sponsel is now in the occupational therapy graduate program at the University of Kansas. She and other OT students are ...

Newman University Theatre Department sees first graduate

On May 16, Newman University awarded degrees to more than 400 candidates for bachelors, associates and masters degrees – including its first four-year bachelor of arts in theatre graduate, Rusty Carbaugh. “I am extremely proud ...

Newman University announces customized license plates

Newman University has announced the introduction of the first NU license plates! Newman alums, faculty, staff, students and any other NU fans are encouraged to sign up and be among the first owners of these custom ...

Newman Fund Spring Phonathon raises nearly $10,000 for student scholarships

To date, the Newman Fund Spring Phonathon has raised close to $10,000 to support student scholarships. The Phonathon, which began Feb. 22 and wrapped up on March 5, raised more than $9,500 in the 12 days it ran. ...

Annual Awards Banquet wraps up Cardinal Newman Week

A successful and tradition-filled Cardinal Newman Week drew to a close with the Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony last Saturday, Feb. 21 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

Inter-Faith Ministries to exhibit Adorers ‘Hidden Treasures’ artwork with Final Friday reception Nov. 28

Artwork from the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) Wichita Center will be on display from late November into December at the Cultural Arts Faith Exploration (C.A.F.E.) gallery of Inter-Faith Ministries, located at 829 ...

‘Answer the Call’ – Newman Fund Phonathon begins Oct. 28

Beginning Oct. 28, Newman University students will take to the phones for the bi-annual Newman Fund Phonathon. As in previous phonathon events, students will call alumni seeking support for the Newman Fund, which helps raise ...

Newman to host chorale alumni concert Oct. 26

On Oct. 26 Newman will host a chorale alumni concert to celebrate the past 10 years of NU Chorale and Troubadours. Current Chorale and Troubadour students will provide opening music followed by the addition of over 50 ...

Newman hosts 50th reunion for Sacred Heart Academy alums

Newman University hosted the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the Class of ’64 from Sacred Heart Academy. At the time, the Academy was still an all-girls high school which continued until the fall of 1966. ...

SHC Class of ’54 graduate returns for a visit

On Aug. 5, Colene (Duesing) Kruse, shown at right, below, returned to the campus of what was once Sacred Heart College, the institution she graduated from in 1954. She was the first female lay person ...

Jet Open 2014 30th
30th Annual Jet Open Tournament and Kick Off – Aug. 3, 4

After one of its most successful outings in 2013, the Laurie Bell Memorial 30th Annual Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament will look to continue its success in 2014. The entire event, which benefits the Newman ...

Update your alumni information

Attention Newman University alumni: Please let your alma mater and fellow alums know what’s going on in your life by updating your alumni information today! ...

Seeking nominations for our 2015 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

Since the first formal alumni award was presented almost 50 years ago, the Newman University Alumni Association has continually presented awards to accomplished alumni each year. Our goal is to pay tribute to our alumni ...

Piano playing Newman alums featured in KU Medical School newsletter

Newman University alums Joseph Baalmann, Jeff Cotter and Isaac Johnston are three of the four medical students featured in the April 30 newsletter of the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. The three students, all ...

Josh Chilson ’03 named president of Clearwater Bar Association

Newman University alum Joshua Chilson ’03 was recently named president of the Clearwater (Fla.) Bar Association. Chilson, who received the 2003 Harvey J. Ablah Award and the 2002 St. Catherine’s Medal while at Newman, will ...

Newman alumna Jamie Woo-Page selected for 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Newman University 2000 graduate Jamie Woo-Page, M.D., for being selected one of the Wichita Business Journal‘s 40 Under 40. ...

Newman alums earn graduate degrees

Congratulations to the following Newman University alumni who earned graduate degrees in May 2014 from Wichita State University: ...

Class of ’64 inducted into Golden Hearts Club

Members of the Sacred Heart College Class of 1964 were inducted into the Golden Hearts Club during the weekend of May 9 – 11. ...

Donors recognized for the ‘Bringing Back Theatre’ campaign

Newman University hosted an event Friday, May 2 to recognize several donors who contributed substantial gifts to the “Bringing Back Theatre” campaign. ...

Sacred Heart College Class of 1964 to be inducted into Golden Hearts Club May 11

The Sacred Heart College Class of 1964 will be officially inducted into the Golden Hearts Club of Newman University over the weekend of May 9 – 11.  In preparation for this joyous occasion, there will ...

NU National Alumni Association accepting nominations to serve on board of directors

The Newman University National Alumni Association is accepting nominations for alumni members to serve a three-year term on the Alumni Board of Directors beginning in June 2014. Board meetings occur three times per year in ...

Don’t miss the ’80 Years of Science’ event April 12

Join with more than 100 alumni from across the nation who will be on the Newman campus Saturday, April 12 for the “Celebrating 80 Years of Science Education” event. The event will commemorate science and ...

Spring 2014 Newman University Magazine now available

The Spring 2014 issue of Newman University Magazine is now available. The magazine includes stories on 80 Years of Science Education at Newman, as well as current happenings at the university, student and alumni news ...

Join us, send memories for ’80 Years of Science’ event April 12

Join 120 of your favorite (or soon to be) fellow alumni from Pennsylvania, Iowa, New York City, Kansas City and other locations for the “Celebrating 80 Years of Science Education” event April 12 at Newman University. ...

Written memories, testimonials needed for April 12 ’80 Years of Science’ event

Newman alumni are asked to honor Professor of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., who is retiring this spring after 45 years of teaching at Newman, and Sisters Margaret Knoeber, ASC (chemistry) and JoAnn Mark, ASC (mathematics), ...

Newman University students, alums volunteer to help ‘Give Kids a Smile’ at dental clinic

Newman University students and alumni volunteered to help uninsured children receive free dental care at “Give Kids a Smile Day,” a cooperative effort between the Wichita-Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition and the University of Kansas ...

Affirmations of the University – Robert Reed

USD #332 of West Kingman County, Kan., named Robert Reed as Superintendent/High School Principal of Cunningham High School. ...

Alums called to share stories to be published in Newman University Magazine

Attention all NU alums! Alumni are encouraged to share their stories to keep the university and fellow alums updated. The stories received will be published in a future issue of the Newman University Magazine. ...

Science and math alumni visit with former faculty and classmates

Newman University invited science, allied health, and mathematics alumni to the Heimerman Science Center on Saturday, Feb. 8 to socialize and reminisce with faculty and former classmates, and saw a good turnout. ...

Biology, nursing, allied health, other science and mathematics alums invited to meet with favorite professors Feb. 8

On Feb. 8 Newman University alumni are invited to come visit with former professors and to reminisce with friends and fellow alums about class time memories, professional achievements, and catch up on the latest news. The ...

Biology, nursing, allied health, other science and mathematics alums invited to meet with favorite professors Feb. 8

Stephen Palubicki, Ph.D. … Sr. Therese Wetta, ASC… Barbara Wing … These former professors – as well as current faculty members Surendra Singh, Ph.D.,  Susan Orsbon, Stacy Jones, Ph.D. and other biology faculty – will ...

Newman alums at Via Christi-St. Francis invited to Jan. 23 event

Newman University alumni who are physicians, nurses, nurse anesthetists and other allied health professionals employed by Via Christi-St. Francis Hospital are invited to a special event on Thursday, Jan. 23 in the Holt Conference Room at ...

Mathematics and other science alums invited to visit with favorite professors Feb. 8

Dr. JoAnn Mark, ASC … Dr. Dan Fitzgerald … Dennis Schmidt … Jim Klenke … All these former professors – as well as current faculty members Barbara Sponsel, John Vogt and Lori Steiner – will ...

Western Kansas alumni of science and health science programs to meet Jan. 25

Newman University alumni with degrees in the sciences, nursing and allied health programs who live in the southwestern part of Kansas are invited to celebrations of the 80th anniversary of the founding of Newman University and ...

Wichita Alumni Happy Hour set for Jan. 23

Wichita area alums are invited to Newman University’s “Happy Hour” Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jan. 23 at Oeno Wine Bar in Old Town. Catch up with fellow alums and enjoy drink specials at this alumni event. ...

Chemistry and other science alums invited to meet with favorite professors Feb. 8

Dr. Margaret Knoeber, ASC … Dr. Jesse Moore … Dr. Judith Combs … All these former professors – as well as current faculty members David Shubert, Ph.D. and John Leyba, Ph.D. – will be on ...