Category: Alumni

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 ...

Alumni Mystery Photo

Think you know Newman University history and alumni? Correctly answer the question in this month’s Alumni Mystery Photo Contest and win your choice of an NU polo shirt or blanket. A consolation prize winner will be ...

Academy Class of 1960 holds 50th reunion Aug. 6-8

The Sacred Heart Academy Class of 1960 will gather at Newman University Aug. 6-8 for its 50th class reunion, which includes a number of activities. ...

Looking for classmates or former faculty?

Newman University has just completed a data research project through Harris Connect. A comprehensive printed directory of NU alumni will be published and available through the Newman University library by Aug. 1, 2010. ...

NU Alumni Association celebrates 50-year anniversary of Sacred Heart College graduation

The Newman Alumni Association will present the Sacred Heart College Golden Hearts Reunion on Friday, May 14 at Newman University. ...

Challenge Alumni Magazine goes online

Newman University launched an online version of the Challenge alumni magazine earlier in April. The launch coincided with the Spring 2010 printed publication. The online version provides an enhanced content experience, which includes extended content, ...

Looking for classmates or former faculty?

Newman University has just completed a data research project through Harris Connect. A comprehensive printed directory of NU alumni will be published and available through the Newman University library by Aug. 1, 2010. ...

Last call for information and orders for “Alumni Today”

Friday, April 26, is the final deadline to submit information updates, photos and personal memories for inclusion in the 2010 edition of “Alumni Today,” a comprehensive directory of graduates from Sacred Heart Academy, Sacred Heart ...

Help student callers reach Annual Fund goal

Tonight is the last night Newman students will call alumni for the Annual Fund drive. Show your support for NU by helping students close a $1,500 gap toward their goal. ...

Students and alumni raise 11,000 dollars for scholarships

Students continue to make phone calls to alumni to reconnect, update information, and offer the opportunity to financially support their alma mater. ...

Harris Connect directory project begins

Harris Connect launched the data verification phase of its Newman University Alumni Directory project this week. Alumni should expect to receive a postcard and series of e-mails that outline steps for participation. ...

Answer the call to the Annual Fund Phonathon

Newman students are continuing to make calls to alumni requesting contributions to the Newman Annual Fund. The phonathon runs through Feb. 18. ...

Annual Fund Phonathon begins Feb. 1

Newman students will be placing more than 3,000 calls to alumni inviting them to contribute to the Newman Annual Fund from Feb. 1 to 18. This year’s goal is to raise more than $15,000 to ...

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 ...

Annual Fund Phonathon begins Feb. 1

The annual Phonathon will take place Feb. 1-18, with current Newman students placing more than 3,000 calls to alumni inviting them to contribute to the Newman Annual Fund. ...

Homecoming Week 2009 wraps up

Homecoming Week 2009 activities wrap up this weekend. On Friday, Nov. 20 alumni basketball games start at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. for the women’s alumni team vs. NU student intramural team and the men’s alumni ...

FreetheCamels.com announces winner of Find-the-Hidden-Camel drawing

FreetheCamels.com has named James Brase the winner of the Find-the-Hidden-Camel drawing in early November. ...

Card shower requested for Madeleine Kisner, ASC

The Newman University Alumni Association is calling for a “thanksgiving card shower” for alumna Madeleine Kisner, ASC. ...

NU alum plays role in Jesse James Documentary

Newman alum Ron Pastore, ’94 graduate and a history buff , plays a key role in the new documentary “Jesse James’ Hidden Treasure.” The documentary is currently airing on the History Channel and will air again ...

View photos from recent Newman events

The month of October was filled with alumni, student and family events. Kansas City-area alumni gathered at two receptions, the university hosted the “Newman U. at Dodge Brew” event in Dodge City, and Family Weekend ...