Category: Service

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. ...

Volleyball team engages the community

The ’07 volleyball squad took time out before their last road trip to visit young patients on Halloween at St. Francis Hospital. Goodies were handed out to those who were well enough to have visitors, ...

Newman Jets Baseball Team Volunteers For Catholic Charities

The Newman Jets Baseball Team volunteered to help Catholic Charities on Saturday, Oct. 13. To view pictures, click “read more.” ...

Dr. Leyba and Wife Recognized for Ministry

Newman University Assistant Professor of Chemistry John Leyba, Ph.D., and his wife, Charlene, were featured in the Sept. 28 issue of The Catholic Advance in recognition of the ministering they offer young men in the ...

Newman University Volunteers Help Allocate 2008 Funding For United Way of the Plains Community Programs

Wichita, Kan. – Newman University helped to ensure that United Way of the Plains 2008 donations will be invested for maximum community impact through the following volunteers, who served on the United Way’s 2007 Allocations ...

Newman Volunteers Help Clean up Greensbug, Kan.

On May 4, 2007 a devastating tornado struck Greensburg, Kan. Throughout the month of June, many Newman University volunteers took the time to help clean up the town. ...