Trunk-or-treat: A successful Halloween fundraiser

Newman University hosted a trunk-or-treat and carnival Monday, Oct. 29, to help raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The event included a safe, fun, family-friendly environment for children of all ages… Continue reading Trunk-or-treat: A successful Halloween fundraiser

Student Annie Dang hopes to ‘upcycle’ plastic bags for community project

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Newman student Annie Dang has placed collection boxes for plastic bags throughout several campus buildings in hopes that enough will be collected so that she can turn them into mats for… Continue reading Student Annie Dang hopes to ‘upcycle’ plastic bags for community project

Students get the opportunity to travel to Liberia for pilgrimage

Between May 11 and 20, 2017,  a delegation of two sisters — one associate and one sojourner — and two women Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) scholars from Newman University… Continue reading Students get the opportunity to travel to Liberia for pilgrimage

‘Guatemala Study and Serve’ alumni reception allows new group to prepare for trip

Every other year, Assistant Professor of Spanish Sonja Bontrager takes a group of students to Guatemala for the “Guatemala Study and Serve” program, where they speak, learn, and interact with… Continue reading ‘Guatemala Study and Serve’ alumni reception allows new group to prepare for trip

‘Difference Makers for Wichita’ Banquet honors 10 for service to the community

Ten local individuals and businesses were honored for their service to the community at the “Difference Makers for Wichita Awards” Banquet held Saturday, Feb. 25 in the Dugan-Gorges Campus Center… Continue reading ‘Difference Makers for Wichita’ Banquet honors 10 for service to the community

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

L-r, front row: Monica Borger, Angela de Souza, Brigette Sponsel, Christine Wolf, Kylie Werth, Fr. John Fogliasso. Back row: Ellen Kurtzweil, Victor Phan, Alec Hampton, Luke Sponsel, Dominic Bacha.

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

Newman community members volunteer for Christmas service tradition

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC and Tarcisia Roths, ASC stand in front of bags filled with gifts to be distributed to those in need

Close to 40 Newman University faculty, staff, students and alumni took part in a longstanding holiday tradition to bring toys and other goods to families and children in need –… Continue reading Newman community members volunteer for Christmas service tradition

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… Continue reading Care packages for Guadalupe Clinic focus of class service project

Ralsten Tersol helps local news station investigate tobacco sales to minors

Newman University freshman student Ralsten Tersol recently assisted KSN’s Stephanie Bergmann and former Sedgwick County District Attorney Nola Folston with an investigation into tobacco sales at e-cig shops and convenience… Continue reading Ralsten Tersol helps local news station investigate tobacco sales to minors

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