‘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

Ministry retreat offers a time of fellowship and community service

The Newman University Campus Ministry office held its annual fall retreat at Camp Tawakoni in Wichita on Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16. The purpose of the retreat was to combine service and… Continue reading Ministry retreat offers a time of fellowship and community service

President’s Community Service Honor Roll again recognizes Newman University

Newman University is again being honored for its service to others by being named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2015. This marks the sixth time… Continue reading President’s Community Service Honor Roll again recognizes Newman University

Newman University students have an opportunity to get a free flu shot

Have you gotten your flu shot yet? The Newman University Student Government Association (SGA) has purchased 100 doses of the Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine and will be administering the vaccination to… Continue reading Newman University students have an opportunity to get a free flu shot

Guatemala Study and Serve program is focus of Mission Talk

As part of Heritage Month, Sonja Bontrager, associate professor of Spanish at Newman University, presented a Mission Talk on “The ASC’s Mission and the Guatemala Study and Serve” Wednesday, Feb. 17. She… Continue reading Guatemala Study and Serve program is focus of Mission Talk

Faculty, staff, students volunteer with Salvation Army

Janice Esses, Newman University head softball coach, loads a cart with Angel Tree gifts.

Newman University sponsored a Salvation Army Angel Tree for the Newman community to help make Christmas special for families in need. For more than 25 years, Newman faculty, staff and students have… Continue reading Faculty, staff, students volunteer with Salvation Army

SGA Service Fair highlights volunteer opportunities

Rainbows United, Inc. attends Newman University Student Government Association's Service Fair Nov. 9, 2015.

Newman University fosters a culture of service, encouraging faculty, staff and, especially, students to serve their community. This week, the Newman University Student Government Association invited Wichita-area organizations, including Rainbows United,… Continue reading SGA Service Fair highlights volunteer opportunities

Newman hosts glove drive for The Salvation Army and blood drive for American Red Cross

Newman University is holding a glove and mitten drive for donation to The Salvation Army. The drive is running from Oct. 19 to Nov. 2. A freshman Traditions and Transitions… Continue reading Newman hosts glove drive for The Salvation Army and blood drive for American Red Cross