Category: Faith

Heimerman Science Center
Feb. 15 Mission Talk will focus on the life of Marciana Heimerman, ASC

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC will present her next Mission Talk at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. This talk will focus on learning more about the namesake of the Heimerman ...

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March for Life emphasizes kindness, compassion

A group of Newman University students traveled to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 27 to participate in a peaceful demonstration designed to raise awareness of and promote an end to abortion. Normally the March for Life is held ...

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Alumnus JJ McGuigan hopes to help others through songwriting

JJ McGuigan was born in Wichita and graduated from Newman University in 2005 with a degree in Secondary Education. While at Newman he played basketball, which became an important part of his life. Before basketball, McGuigan received a ...

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Campus Ministry helps Catholic Charities in Chicago during annual winter service trip

Adding a retreat component to an annual winter service trip was something new for Campus Ministry at Newman University. Newman Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry Father John Fogliasso and Campus Ministry Administrative Assistant Monica Borger accompanied ...

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Help fight cancer alongside the Newman ‘Love Your Melon Campus Crew’

There are countless ways to join the fight against cancer — and students on the Newman University campus are showing the community how easy it is to help by forming the Newman Love Your Melon Campus Crew. ...

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Lauren Fontarum joins Catholic Diocese in trip to Holy Land

Newman University Director of Student Activities Lauren Fontarum returned from a weeklong pilgrimage to the Holy Land on Dec. 8. She was one of more than 100 people from the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, including Bishop Carl ...

James Stewart at Newman University
Life after a PTSD diagnosis: A Newman student’s journey

Moving your life forward after being diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a treacherous journey. One Newman University student is taking that journey day by day. James Stewart is a husband and father with ...

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Care packages for Guadalupe Clinic focus of class service project

Traditions and Transitions (T & T) is a required introductory class at Newman University that helps incoming students transition into college life. As part of the class, students partake in a large service project in order ...

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Daniel Nwosu Jr. crafts artistic pieces to be part of the solution

Daniel Nwosu Jr. says he is creating art. And 50,000 people agree. Nwosu was born in Ottawa, Canada, and is currently attending Newman University to play basketball and study communication. He has been creating spoken-word poetic pieces ...

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National Vocation Awareness Week highlights Newman adjunct and ASC candidate Kristen Forgotch

National Vocation Awareness Week is Nov. 6 – 12. According to the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops.org, the week “is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promoting ...

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‘A Million Thanks’ service project helps say thank you to our military

Academic Student Support Services and ASC Community Leader Scholars teamed up for a special project to benefit our military members by writing letters and notes of encouragement to veterans. Students had many different opportunities to create ...

Mission Talk
November Mission Talk will focus on two historic ASC members

Mark your calendars! The November Mission Talk presented by Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, Ph.D. will take place at noon Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The location for the talk has been changed ...

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‘Tobacco Free Jets’ lunch and learn educates students and faculty on upcoming policy

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a lunch-and-learn with the “Tobacco Free Jets” group on Monday, Nov. 7 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The event was free and open to the student and faculty body. ...

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Veterans Day Mass to be held Nov. 11

Newman will hold its third annual Veterans Day Mass on Friday, Nov. 11 at 12:05 p.m. in St. John’s Chapel. The Mass will honor those who have served in the United States armed forces. University ...

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John Burke participates in Education Advisory Board roundtable session

Assistant Professor of Education John Burke is no stranger to academia. He has been teaching education courses at Newman University since 2012, has been a Superintendent for 32 years — currently at USD 261, Haysville, ...

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Campus Ministry presents Sarah Kroger in concert

Newman University Campus Ministry will welcome Catholic singer and songwriter Sarah Kroger at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2  in St. John’s Chapel, where she will perform her new song, ‘This is my Story” among ...

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‘Research and Refreshments’ features Associate Professor of Theology Joshua Papsdorf Ph.D.

The Dugan Library will host “Research and Refreshments” from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. This event will feature Associate Professor of Theology Joshua Papsdorf, Ph.D. as ...

The Mother Mary
Daughters of the Immaculata want to provide fellowship and faith to women on campus

“We are a group of Catholic women dedicated to nurturing relationships with Christ through the practice of prayer, formation, fellowship and service as demonstrated by Mary, the immaculate Mother of God.” That is the mission ...

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T&T service project shows 2nd graders the joy of reading

Stacy Jones, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, leads a T&T class for freshman students, and every year each T&T class does a service project of their choosing. Four years ago, Jones signed her class up ...

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Being a first generation college graduate will be a proud moment for these two Newman students

Maria Martinez and Gabriela Figueroa both have one semester left before they graduate with education degrees earned at the Newman University Western Kansas Center in Dodge City. While they may have the same choice in majors, however, Martinez ...

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Newman community loses a beloved friend and colleague

Emily Dickinson once said, “Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.” Those who knew and loved Professor of Education Don Hufford, Ph.D. will certainly keep him alive in the stories and memories they ...

Senior Bailey McGuffey's Halloween Costume Drive
Senior Bailey McGuffey plans Halloween costume drive for capstone project

Senior Bailey McGuffey is reaching out to the community for help with her capstone project. McGuffey will be holding a Halloween costume drive, which involves collecting new and gently used costumes of all sizes to ...

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Newman student Linnea Ristow shares her summer with those in need

Sophomore biology major Linnea Ristow didn’t spend her summer break the way many students do. Instead of heading to the lake or beach, she spent her twelve weeks of freedom building mud huts, walking through ...

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St. Maria De Mattias Mission Talk educates and enlightens

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC began the academic year’s first Mission Talk on Wednesday, Sept. 14  by informing her audience that she will be doing this season’s talks based on a theme—Newman University buildings named for Adorers ...

Outdoor Adoration
‘Outdoor Adoration’ event brings Newman students opportunity for fellowship

On Sunday, Sept. 11, the sun set with fireflies glowing, cicadas chirping, and soft piano music playing in the background. The Marian Grotto on the Newman University campus was transformed into a place of worship ...

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Freshman students welcomed at Matriculation Mass

On Thursday, Newman University welcomed its new students by celebrating the beginning of the school year with the Mass of the Holy Spirit. This Catholic service is held at the start of each year in order ...

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Game aims to strengthen student relationships with ASC

After attending a workshop at Holy Cross College in South Indiana, Newman University history major Diana Stanley worked alongside Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) Vocations Director Lori Benge and ASC Communication Assistant Miranda Caulkins ...

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Students return from World Youth Day trips across Europe

Newman students Kylie Werth and Anthony Hamersky recently returned from separate trips to attend World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, and though both ended their trip at the same destination they took different paths to ...

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Newman student follows her faith in mission work

Linnea Ristow is pursuing her dream at Newman University as a pre-med student, but is realizing her dream as a mission worker in Uganda this summer. She has wanted to do this type of work since early ...

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Senior Nathan Siple on ministry, music and dental school

Ministry through service Student Nathan Siple will enter his senior year at Newman University in the Fall of 2016. As part of his ministry, he has performed in concerts for various events around campus including ...

Mass in St. John’s Chapel closes ‘Year of Father Kapaun’

The “Year of Father Kapaun” drew to a close with a Mass June 9 in the same chapel where the potential future saint was ordained 76 years ago. The Most Rev. Carl A. Kemme, Bishop ...

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Newman student chosen to attend GIVEN forum in Washington, D.C.

Gabriella Rizzi is passionate about what it means to be a strong, feminine Christian leader and a true disciple of Christ. That is why she was overjoyed to learn she had been chosen to attend ...

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Newman graduate Susan Harris looks to her future

Graduation day is a day when hundreds of individuals celebrate achievements that have taken years to realize. The moment they walk across the stage to receive their diploma is one that signifies ambition, hard work, struggle and ...

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Inspiring reflections part of Newman Baccalaureate Mass

The Spring 2016 Baccalaureate Mass took place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, in The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Wichita. The Mass drew students, parents and friends along with Newman board members, ...

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Freshman finds passion in missionary work

Freshman and pre-med major Linnea Ristow will travel to Uganda this summer to work for “Empower a Child,” a non-profit ministry organization that helps impoverished families in Uganda and Kenya rebuild their communities and empower ...

Video: Bo Bonner talks about the Pope, the Earth, and Oklahoma rednecks

Former Newman University faculty and karaoke divo Bo Bonner returns to discuss the Pope’s Laudato Si in this edition of the Lead Series themed “Care for the Earth” and titled “Pope Francis’s Laudato Si and ...

The Vantage reports about new ASC program

This story first appeared in the March 24, 2016 issue of the student-lead news website/paper, The Vantage, written by Taylor Mannis. Read it here. Newman’s ASC Sisters, along with the help of students Diana Stanley ...

Annual Prayer Breakfast focuses on compassion

One of many Newman University traditions, the annual Prayer Breakfast, took place on Thursday morning, March 31. The purpose of the event is to set aside a special time of reflection and prayer. The event was sponsored by ...

Newman sponsors Wichita Force’s Faith & Family Night

Newman University is a sponsor for the Wichita Force’s Faith and Family Night on Friday, Apr. 1 at INTRUST Bank Arena. President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., believes the event is good for the community and ...

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Fr. Fog: The equinox and Easter

Here’s to a wonderful Easter Break to Newman students, faculty, staff, friends and alumni … an Easter message from Fr. John Fogliasso. Have a blessed Easter. ...