Category: Alumni

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 ...

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 ...