Category: Alumni

Affirmations: Four Newman alums receive KU School of Medicine-Wichita family medicine scholarships

Four alumni from the Newman University Class of 2010 were among eight fourth-year medical students at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita to receive scholarships to continue their studies in family medicine. Joseph Baalmann, Issac ...

Newman alums at Via Christi-St. Teresa invited to Dec. 11 event

Newman University alumni who are physicians, nurses, nurse anesthetists and other allied health professionals employed by Via Christi-St. Teresa are invited to a special event on Wednesday, Dec. 11 in Conference Room 155 at the ...

Newman School of Nursing catalyst and honorary degree recipient Marj Chance featured in Via Christi magazine

Marjorie “Marj” (Westwood) Chance, who sponsors nursing scholarships at Newman University and played a key role in establishing the School of Nursing at Newman, is featured in the “Chat with the CEO” section of the ...

Newman Alumni Association hosts ‘Showcase Honors Banquet’ for high school seniors Nov. 21

The Newman University Alumni Association Board of Directors will host “The Newman Showcase Honors Banquet” on Thursday, Nov. 21. The banquet is designed to honor the scholastic achievements of high school senior students from around ...

Newman University alum J.T. Klaus named ‘Lawyer of the Year’

J.T. Klaus, a 1987 graduate of Kansas Newman College, was among the Wichita-area attorneys named to the Wichita Business Journal “Lawyer of the Year” list for 2013. ...

Math and science 1998 – 2013 alumni invited to Nov. 16 reunion

Newman University alumni who graduated with a degree in math or the sciences between 1998 and 2013 are invited to a reunion Nov. 16. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social and ...

Newman alums at Via Christi-St. Theresa invited to Nov. 20 event

Newman University alumni employed by Via Christi-St. Theresa are invited to a special event on Wednesday, Nov. 20 in Conference Room 155 at the Via Christi-St. Theresa facility. All Newman alumni working at Via Christi-St. ...

Newman alums at Via Christi-St. Teresa invited to Nov. 20 event

Newman University alumni employed by Via Christi-St. Theresa are invited to a special event on Wednesday, Nov. 20 in Conference Room 155 at the Via Christi-St. Theresa facility. All Newman alumni working at Via Christi-St. ...

Newman to host science and mathematics alumni open house Oct. 19

On Oct. 19 Newman University will host an alumni open house for all NU science and math alums. The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Heimerman Science Center on the ...

Wichita Alumni Happy Hour set for Oct. 24

Wichita area alums are invited to Newman University’s “Happy Hour” Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 24 at Oeno Wine Bar in Old Town. Catch up with fellow alums and enjoy drink specials at this alumni event.The ...

Affirmations of the university – Using our talents for the betterment of society

Rodney Tafoya, a Newman baseball alum who graduated in ’89, recently shared with The Wall Street Journal healthy living techniques he uses to foster his passion for the game. Read more on The Wall Street Journal ...

Newman University hosts Annual Fall Alumni Sports Reunion Oct. 5

On Oct. 5 Newman will host its Annual Fall Alumni Sports Reunion, “Spread the Red.” All alums are encouraged to join their fellow alumni for games, food, and drinks. Alums will also receive a free ...

Golden Heart Club 50th reunion lunch and reception to be held Sept. 28

Members of the Sacred Heart Academy Class of 1963 will gather on Sept. 28 on the university campus to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of their graduation. The event will begin with lunch at 11:30 a.m. in ...

Newman needs your continued support

For 80 years, Newman University has been “…empowering graduates to transform society.” Our name has changed but our focus remains the same. On this special day, we are asking all alumni and friends of Newman ...

Nominate your favorite alum for a 2014 Alumni Award

The Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2014 distinguished alumni awards. Nominees must be graduates of the academy, junior college or college/university at least five years beyond their graduation year. Award recipients will be ...

Donald Bittner ’77 receives honorary degree at Spring 2013 Commencement

Captain Donald Bittner, M.D. ’77 received a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degree during the Newman University Spring and Summer Commencement ceremony May 11. ...

Newman University alumnus Tim Norton to be honored as Humanitarian of the Year

Newman University alumnus and Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton will be honored as Humanitarian of the Year at a benefit event starting at 6:30 p.m., May 21 at the Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas in ...

Newman University alumni ‘Happy Hour’ set for April 25

Wichita area alums are invited to Newman University’s “Happy Hour” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25 at Oeno Wine Bar in Old Town. Catch up with fellow alums and enjoy free appetizers and drink specials at this alumni ...

Alumni, High Tea celebrated during Cardinal Newman Week 2013

Illness and a record-breaking snowstorm may have disrupted some events, but they didn’t stop the Newman University community from celebrating some traditional activities, honoring several illustrious alumni, and maintaining the spirit of Cardinal Newman Week, the ...

Newman alum Clare Vanderpool to stage readings, signings of new novel

Newman University alumna Clare Vanderpool ’87 will appear at two upcoming readings and signings in Wichita for her new novel Navigating Early. The first event will be Saturday, Jan. 19 at Eighth Day Books, 2838 ...

Shipman wins $500 in young alum survey drawing

Congratulations to Denver Shipman ’11, the winner of $500 in a drawing among participants in a recent alumni online survey. Newman alumni who had graduated between 2007 and 2012 were asked to complete the survey ...

Melissa Grelinger, Linda Snook recognized as Kansas Women of Distinction

Newman University alumnae Melissa Grelinger ’82 and Linda Snook ’77 were among those celebrated at the Dress for Success 4th Annual Kansas Women of Distinction Tribute Book publication party on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the ...

Dec. 6 book signing features Newman alum Robert Condreay

The Newman University Alumni Relations Department will stage a book signing by Newman alumnus Robert Condreay ’82 and his wife Vanessa, co-authors of the book The True Night Before Christmas: While the World Was Asleep… The ...

Mmmmm – those are tasty Little Bits!

NU students, faculty and staff lined up Nov. 27 in Dugan Library to get a free taste of Little Bits Gourmet Cookies. The sampling of “The Tiny Cookie with the Big Taste” was courtesy of ...

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 University hosts 6th Annual Fall Alumni Sports Reunion

On Oct. 6 Newman will host the 6th Annual Fall Alumni Sports Reunion, “Spread the Red.” All alums are encouraged to join their fellow alumni for games, food, and drinks. ...

Alumni Association welcomes three honorary members

The Newman University Alumni Association inducted three new members as honorary alumni at a ceremony on the Newman campus Friday, Feb. 24. The inductees were Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., Help Desk Supervisor and ...

Annual Alumni Association Meeting open to all alumni

Friday, Feb. 24, Newman University will be hosting the Annual Alumni Association Meeting. Tim Belsan, Alumni Board president, invites you to join us as we induct three individuals into our association as honorary alumni: ...

Newman University alum named a mover and shaker in Topeka

Hawver’s Capitol Report, a publication focusing on Kansas state government and politics, included Newman University alumnus and Kansas Representative Brian Weber ’05 (R-Dodge City) in its 2011 list of Top 10 movers and shakers in ...

Newman University Names Sarah Cundiff Alumni Director

Sarah E. Cundiff has been named Director of Alumni Relations at Newman University. Cundiff began employment at Newman Nov. 21. ...

Fall 2011 Challenge now online

The fall 2011 edition of the Newman Challenge Alumni Magazine has recently been published and distributed. The magazine is also available in an online format, which contains information and photographs not included in the print ...

Fall Alumni Reunion October 6 – 9

The Fall Alumni Reunion will be the fifth anniversary event for Men’s Volleyball alumni. Despite discontinuation of the men’s volleyball program in 2006, team members have faithfully returned each fall for a match-up in Fugate Gymnasium. ...

Sacred Heart Academy Class of 1961 50th reunion set for Aug. 5 – 7

The Newman University Office of Alumni Relations will host the Sacred Heart Academy Class of 1961 50th Anniversary Reunion. Activities for the reunion will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 and conclude at noon Sunday, ...

Loretta Thome, ASC passes away March 25

Loretta Thome, ASC passed away Friday, March 25, 2011. She was 91, and was a professed Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 70 years. ...

Alumna and award-winning author Clare (Sander) Vanderpool to visit Newman April 6

The National Alumni Association will host a reception to honor and congratulate Clare (Sander) Vanderpool ’87 from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center inside Dugan Library ...

Newman to host Jets versus Wildcats ‘Watch Party’ Nov. 2

Newman University will host a “Watch Party” for Newman basketball fans who are unable to make it to Manhattan for the history-making exhibition game between the Jets and the Kansas State University Wildcats. The party ...

Party on the Plaza held last weekend

Approximately 280 people enjoyed a steak dinner, music by the Zydeco Cajun Band The Mudbugs, street artists, and fireworks during the university’s first-ever “Party on the Plaza” held last weekend. ...

August ‘Alumni Mystery Photo’ winners

Michael Scheve ’05  and Laura Sutter Quick ’04 are the August winners of the “Alumni Mystery Photo” contest.  ...

Newman University at the 2010 Kansas State Fair

Newman University will again spend 10 days at the Kansas State Fair. From Sept. 10 through Sept. 19, Newman representatives will greet friends and make new ones at the NU booth in the Meadowlark building ...

Newman University at the 2010 Kansas State Fair

Newman University will again spend 10 days at the Kansas State Fair. From Sept. 10 through Sept. 19, Newman representatives will greet friends and make new ones at the NU booth in the Meadowlark building ...