Category: Service

Newman University again named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll

Newman University has again been recognized for its commitment to service by being named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to America’s communities. This marks the fifth time ...

Ugly Sweater Run raises $820 for Make-A-Wish

The Newman University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) organized its second annual Ugly Sweater Run on Nov. 15 on the campus of Newman University. The event, which included 30 runners participating in the race and donations from students, faculty ...

Carrocci-Febres team ties for first place in Orpheum Theatre Cookoff

Congratulations to Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., who with her teammate chef Jason Febres of Taste & See tied for first place in the 2014 Celebrity & Chef Cookoff. ...

President Carrocci among celebrities at June 10 Orpheum Theater benefit

Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. will be among the celebrities who pair up with a local chef for an “Iron Chef” style culinary competition to benefit the Orpheum Theatre. The 2014 Celebrity & Chef ...

Affirmations of the University – Newman sophomore Chase Blasi receives national civic award

Newman University sophomore student Chase Blasi has been selected to receive a national civic involvement award sponsored by Campus Compact. The award honors student leaders committed to creating lasting change in communities throughout the country. ...

Newman University students, alums volunteer to help ‘Give Kids a Smile’ at dental clinic

Newman University students and alumni volunteered to help uninsured children receive free dental care at “Give Kids a Smile Day,” a cooperative effort between the Wichita-Sedgwick County Oral Health Coalition and the University of Kansas ...

Criminal Justice Club requesting items for USD 259

The Newman University Criminal Justice Club, also known as The Justice League, is collecting items for underprivileged students and families in the USD 259 school district. The club will be taking donations through March 14. ...

President Carrocci joins with other leaders to enhance city through ‘Together Wichita 2014’

Newman University President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. has joined with 21 other leaders of education and business for “Together Wichita 2014,” a partnership designed to celebrate life in Wichita, and to identify, organize and fund ...

Newman University to host human trafficking awareness event Jan. 29

In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Newman University will host a Volunteer Fair and a free screening of the documentary film, “What I Have Been Through is Not Who I Am,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. ...

Affirmations of the university – Culture of Service

Students in the Newman Traditions and Transitions class led by Professor of Chemistry John Leyba, Ph.D. are showing their commitment to the university Core Value of “Culture of Service” by sponsoring a toy drive to ...

Newman University students work to collect 22,000 toothbrushes for Guatemalan children by April 7

Students in the Newman University “Guatemala Study & Serve” program have again launched a campaign to collect new toothbrushes for Guatemalan children. The campaign, called Project SONRISA (Sonrisa means “smile” in Spanish), was created by ...

Newman University named to President’s Community Service Honor Roll for fourth time

Newman University has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities. This marks the fourth time Newman has been named to the prestigious national ...

Freshman students help bring food to children in need

More than 200 bags of food were packed by the approximately 185 freshman students who participated in the Traditions and Transition (TNT) service project, part of Freshman Student Orientation activities over the Aug. 25-26 weekend. ...

Dodge City Diocese students experience faith, fellowship, and fun at Newman University service camp

Sixteen high school students from the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City attended the 4th annual Summer Service Camp hosted by Newman University in June. The weeklong camp is held to give students from schools in ...

Newman University named to national service honor roll for third time

Newman University has been named for the third time to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities in 2011. Newman is one of only eight colleges and ...

Newman University profs help United Way allocate funds

Newman University Associate Professor of Social Work Sue Ellen Gardner, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Philosophy Jamey Findling, Ph.D. were part of a volunteer panel that recently helped the United Way of the Plains allocate ...

Volunteers needed for Newman University/SWIPE Numana food packaging event to benefit the hungry

Newman University is partnering with Numana, Inc. in an event to help save the starving. Newman will host a State-Wide Packaging Event (SWIPE) from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 1, in the Fugate Gymnasium ...

Newman University again cited for community service

Newman University has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its exemplary service to America’s communities. The inclusion of Newman on the 2010 Honor Roll comes two years after ...

Newman again appointed to national community service honor roll

Newman University has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its commitment to and achievements in service to America’s communities. Newman, which was also on the 2008 honor roll, ...

Newman University raises $3,000 for Women’s Initiative Network

Members of the Newman University Staff Assembly Silent Auction Committee met with staff and participants from the Wichita Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) May 2 to present a check for $3,012. The money was raised through ...

Project SONRISA seeks toothbrushes for Guatemalan children

The Newman University Project SONRISA is again seeking donations of toothbrushes for Guatemalan children. The project has set a goal this year of collecting 11,000 toothbrushes by April 1. ...

Newman students work with ASC in St. Louis

In early January several Newman University students traveled to St. Louis, Mo., as part of a service learning trip hosted by Campus Ministry. The students partnered with Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) ministries in ...

Newman University nursing students team with local optometrists and dispensers to benefit children

Several children from low-income families in Wichita are able to see better today at no cost to their parents, thanks to a joint effort by Newman University nursing students and several Wichita area optometrists and ...

Newman University to award Honorary Degrees to Paul and Bettie Eck, Teresa Hall Bartels

Newman University officials have announced that Paul and Bettie Eck and Teresa Hall Bartels will be awarded Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa degrees during the Fall 2010 Commencement ceremony, beginning at 10 a.m. Dec. ...

Senior ASC Capstone project to help Haiti earthquake survivors

During the 7 p.m., April 25 Sunday Mass at St. John’s Chapel on campus, there will be a car wash in the maintenance parking lot from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m to help Haiti relief efforts. ...

Help students collect 11,000 new toothbrushes by April 1 for Guatemalan children

Students in the “Study and Serve in Guatemala” program are heavily involved in their campaign called Project SONRISA to collect 11,000 new toothbrushes by April 1 for Guatemalan children. ...

Students work to collect 11,000 toothbrushes for Guatemalan children

Students in the “Study and Serve in Guatemala” program have launched a campaign to collect 11,000 new toothbrushes by April 1, for Guatemalan children. The campaign, called Project SONRISA, means “Project Smile” in Spanish and ...

Social, dance benefit for Haiti moved to Feb. 20

The social and dance to benefit Haiti, which was postponed because of winter weather, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20. The social will feature food and beverages, and will be followed by a dance featuring ...

Newman University to honor John and Marilyn Dugan and four alumni at Feb. 27 Cardinal Newman Banquet

Newman University will honor two longtime benefactors to the university and four distinguished alumni at the Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony, at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman ...

Newman University volunteers help with Salvation Army Christmas distribution

Volunteers from Newman University will help distribute items and food collected for Christmas to approximately 18,000 people, of which 10,000 are children under the age of 14. ...

‘Christmas Angels’ program

Senior Newman University student Joseph Baalmann of Andale sits among the more than 150 packages of toys, school supplies, clothing and other gifts donated by Newman students and employees for the “Christmas Angels” program. ...

NU at the Kansas State Fair 2009

Newman University thanks all who stopped by the NU booth at the 2009 Kansas State Fair, which ended Sept. 20. ...

NU thanks all State Fair booth volunteers

Newman University thanks all the volunteers who have been assisting with the NU booth and making bouncy balls like crazy at the 2009 Kansas State Fair. ...

Volunteers needed at Newman’s state fair booth

The 2009 Kansas State Fair will be held Sept. 11-20 at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kan. ...

Newman students become ‘Bigs’ for local kids

From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, more than 150 Newman freshman students will become Big Brothers or Big Sisters for a day for local kids at the Sedgwick County Zoo. ...

Chamber, city and county want to help those in need

New Wichita City Manager Robert Layton, Sedgwick County Commission Chairman Kelly Parks and Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce president Bryan Derreberry laid out how they expect to handle the demands of the coming year at ...

House of hope

Those volunteers consisted of Newman University students, who wore bio hazard suits to battle the mold and Spirit AeroSystems employees, who provided countless hours of volunteer time. In fact, more than 140 volunteers worked more ...

Save A Life Tour Oct. 28-29

Newman University has teamed with a number of local businesses, government agencies and private organizations to fight drinking and driving and other alcohol abuse by co-sponsoring The National Save A Life Tour Oct. 28 – ...

ASC Student Scholars Help Children

Last Wednesday, April 2, Newman University sophomores in the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) Community Leader Scholars program visited Via Christi Pediatrics Child Life Center to give coloring books and crayons they had ...

Newman Serves During the Holiday Season

In the holiday season, Newman has been involved in numerous drives and events to help support those in need. ...