Jonah Wagner ‘19, ‘20 has been miraculously recovering after an automobile accident left him with a severe traumatic brain injury in 2021.
This January, Newman University provided branded backpacks for students and chaperones for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita’s annual March for Life trip to Washington, DC, and Topeka, Kansas.
This past year, Chase Blasi, a 2015 Newman University graduate, was elected to the Kansas Senate as State Senator for District 27.
We hope you’ve all had a blessed Advent season, and we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
David Denny, a Newman alum who graduated in 1984 with a degree in both marketing and business administration, shared how Father Tom Welk and the relationships he made at Newman saved his life.
We wish you all a blessed Advent season, and we hope you enjoy these special reflections from our Newman University community members.
Newman University invites you and your family to spiritually reflect on the second week of the Advent season.
From the Newman University campus and the reflective hearts of generous persons, you are invited to journey with the greater Newman family in preparing for Christmas.
On November 3, Newman University community members came together to celebrate the life of 21-year-old Austin Madubuike.
Senior Cassidy Garretson, majoring in biology with a concentration in pre-physical therapy and a minor in sports medicine recently helped new mothers by giving them baskets filled with gifts.
Alumna Maria Somes ‘19 created illustrations for Wichita’s youngest audience to enjoy in the children’s book, “The Story of Father Kapaun: A True War Hero.”
Students are invited to take a break from their studies and stresses and enjoy a free weekend retreat October 8 and 9 at the Wichita ASC Center.
Newman University’s first Viva La Virgen event, which honored the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary, was celebrated by more than 50 attendees on Sept. 8.
Olivia Robben is carrying on traditions: from attending the same university as family members to now teaching at the same Wichita high school as her late father. Her mom, a… Continue reading Olivia Robben ‘21 carries teaching legacy at same high school as father
After a year serving as a graduate assistant for men’s basketball, Mendel Folefac is the new director of residence life at Newman University.
Newman University community members excitedly filled the pews of Saint John’s Chapel on Thursday, September 25 for the annual Matriculation Mass.
This summer, Newman University had the honor of welcoming sisters of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) to campus from the general council international leadership team in Rome.
Kelly Pendergest graduated with master’s in education in 2020, but walked at the 2022 commencement because of how much Newman meant to her.
In recognition of her education career and commitment to faith, Newman alumna Mary Carter received the 2022 St. Maria De Mattias Award.
Students Kayla Garvert and Marcus Anthony Gonzales were selected to share their reflections following the Baccalaureate Mass Thursday, May 5.
For the first time in seven years, the annual Baccalaureate Mass celebrating graduates was held in Saint John’s Chapel Thursday, May 5.
Despite heartbreaking family tragedies, Newman University nursing student Teresa Bush believes that God has placed her in the nursing field for a specific purpose.
Senior Madeline Schnieders, managing editor for The Vantage student newspaper, reflects on her years as a student at Newman University.
A lookalike of the namesake of Newman University, St. John Henry Newman, was recently spotted on campus Thursday, April 14.
As part of its seven-year Laudato Si’ commitment, Newman University is hosting its first event-filled Earth Week.
Over spring break March 16-20, Newman University students took to the road for a Campus Ministry service trip in Missouri.
During Heritage Month in February, students entered an essay, TikTok and visual arts contest for the chance of winning $100 for their works.
The week of February 21st holds additional meaning for Heritage Month 2022. It is Homecoming Week and a time to celebrate St. John Henry Newman, Newman University’s namesake. It is… Continue reading Celebrating St. John Henry Newman
Students, faculty and staff gathered for fellowship and prayer during the “Journey of Faith” Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Thursday, February 10.
In the middle of her college years at Newman, senior Rossie Smith was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Richard Rico is using his passion for photography to capture the action of the Newman Athletics teams out of the kindness of his heart.
All are welcome to attend this year’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 am Thursday, February 10 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Senior Madeline (Alvarez) Schnieders and Cole Schnieders were married December 30, 2021, in Saint John’s Chapel.
Robert (Bob) Pearce never set out to have a career in higher education, but the advice from a professor led him to discover his calling.
With the first semester of the Spiritual Companions project coming to a close, the men’s baseball team expresses its thanks.
At 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, translator, poet, and writer Mark S. Burrows, Ph.D., will present “An Evening to Discover… Saving Beauty: Cultivating an abundant life in a time of pandemic.” The presentation will be held in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus.
Rising Newman senior Kelly Mai is a 2021 recipient of the KICF-Maud Wyatt Recognition Scholarship.
On June 7, a 75th birthday celebration was held for women of the Sacred Heart Academy (now Newman University) class of 1964. The “Still Cruising 75 at 75” themed party included a luncheon, birthday cake, class photos from the university archives and even newly made Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) keychains as party favors.
Newman University has launched two new financial aid grant programs designed to help make a Catholic college education more affordable for families.
At Newman University’s commencement May 7, Wichita Diocese Bishop Most Rev. Carl A. Kemme received Newman University’s degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. He received this honor for… Continue reading Bishop Kemme receives honorary degree, shares message to inspire leadership