The annual Baccalaureate Mass celebrating spring graduates was held in Saint John’s Chapel Thursday, May 11, on the Newman University campus.
Video: Campus Ministry performs rap from ‘Parks and Recreation’
Members of Newman Campus Ministry recently performed a rap from a scene in the TV show, “Parks and Recreation.”
A look into Metanoia, Newman’s Catholic living community
Metanoia consists of 10 members that want to create a lifestyle based on Catholic values that honor God, serve the community, and promote human dignity and academic growth.
Students spend spring break in service
For 10 Newman students, spring break week wasn’t spent at home or on a beach, but instead in service to others.
Alumna named pastoral care director at St. Bernards Medical Center
Megan Mayeux ’18, ’20 was hired as the first lay director of pastoral care at Saint Bernards Medical Center in Arkansas.
Students win $100 each for Heritage Month contest
During Heritage Month, an essay, TikTok (short video) and visual arts contest was held for students Feb. 2 through Feb. 17.
Podcast: Significance of Ash Wednesday
In this episode of The Newman Bond podcast, Chaplain Father Adam Grelinger and Emily Simon, assistant director of Campus Ministry and The Honors Program, take a deeper dive into the reason for the season.
Video: St. Newman Homily
The Newman University community came together on Feb. 21 to celebrate the institution’s namesake, St. John Henry Newman.
Service project transforms plastic bags into sleeping mats
Laudato Si’ is a service project on Newman University’s campus that is an answer to Pope Francis’ 7 year call to service.
Video: Black History Month feature with Meya Warren
In partnership with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) student subcommittee at Newman, we celebrate Black History Month with first-year student Meya Warren, as part of our student heritage series.
Newman community reflects at prayer breakfast during Heritage Month
More than 40 students, faculty and staff gathered early morning Feb. 8 for the annual prayer breakfast in the Mabee Dining Center at Newman University.
Video: Homily at St. Maria De Mattias Mass
On February 3, Father Tom Welk, chaplain for the Wichita ASC Center, celebrated Mass for the Newman community in honor of Saint Maria De Mattias’ feast day.
Alumnus Jonah Wagner sees miraculous healing after traumatic brain injury
Jonah Wagner ‘19, ‘20 has been miraculously recovering after an automobile accident left him with a severe traumatic brain injury in 2021.
Newman provides backpacks, participates in March for Life from afar
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.
Alumnus Chase Blasi elected to Kansas Senate
This past year, Chase Blasi, a 2015 Newman University graduate, was elected to the Kansas Senate as State Senator for District 27.
Week 4: Advent season reflections series
We hope you’ve all had a blessed Advent season, and we wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
‘My relationships at Newman saved my life’: David Denny’s story
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.
Week 3: Advent season reflections series
We wish you all a blessed Advent season, and we hope you enjoy these special reflections from our Newman University community members.
Week 2: Advent season reflection series
Newman University invites you and your family to spiritually reflect on the second week of the Advent season.
Week 1: Advent season reflection series
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.
Newman celebrates the life of Austin Madubuike
On November 3, Newman University community members came together to celebrate the life of 21-year-old Austin Madubuike.
Senior capstone project benefits mothers through A Better Choice
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.
Newman alumna Maria Somes illustrates children’s book
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.”
ASC sisters offer weekend retreat for students Oct. 8 and 9
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.
Our Lady of Guadalupe mural dedicated at Newman’s ‘Viva La Virgen’ event
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 ‘21 carries teaching legacy at same high school as father
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
Mendel Folefac serves as new director of residence life
After a year serving as a graduate assistant for men’s basketball, Mendel Folefac is the new director of residence life at Newman University.
First-year students celebrated with Newman Matriculation Mass
Newman University community members excitedly filled the pews of Saint John’s Chapel on Thursday, September 25 for the annual Matriculation Mass.
ASC world leadership team visits Newman from Rome
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.
Master of Science in Education graduate’s unique journey
Kelly Pendergest graduated with master’s in education in 2020, but walked at the 2022 commencement because of how much Newman meant to her.
Catholic educator Mary Carter earns St. Maria De Mattias Award
In recognition of her education career and commitment to faith, Newman alumna Mary Carter received the 2022 St. Maria De Mattias Award.
Students share college reflections at Baccalaureate Mass
Students Kayla Garvert and Marcus Anthony Gonzales were selected to share their reflections following the Baccalaureate Mass Thursday, May 5.
Graduates honored with first on-campus Baccalaureate Mass in 7 years
For the first time in seven years, the annual Baccalaureate Mass celebrating graduates was held in Saint John’s Chapel Thursday, May 5.
Overcoming tragic obstacles inspires hope for nursing student Teresa Bush
Despite heartbreaking family tragedies, Newman University nursing student Teresa Bush believes that God has placed her in the nursing field for a specific purpose.
Fare thee well, Newman: A tribute to my professors
Senior Madeline Schnieders, managing editor for The Vantage student newspaper, reflects on her years as a student at Newman University.
St. Newman makes an appearance on campus
A lookalike of the namesake of Newman University, St. John Henry Newman, was recently spotted on campus Thursday, April 14.
Newman Laudato Si’ committee sponsors Earth Week events
As part of its seven-year Laudato Si’ commitment, Newman University is hosting its first event-filled Earth Week.
Students travel to St. Louis for Campus Ministry mission trip
Over spring break March 16-20, Newman University students took to the road for a Campus Ministry service trip in Missouri.
Contest winners share their essay, TikTok, visual arts entries
During Heritage Month in February, students entered an essay, TikTok and visual arts contest for the chance of winning $100 for their works.
Celebrating St. John Henry Newman
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