Category: Events

Kansas legislators visit Newman

Newman University hosts an elected officials breakfast annually to connect legislators to the university and notify them of its academic advances and challenges. President Noreen M Carrocci, Ph.D., invited the elected officials to campus on ...

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Business Mingle will allow students to practice networking skills

The Newman University Career Services office is hosting a Business Mingle from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Current Newman students are highly encouraged to come and practice their networking skills ...

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Newman Chorale presents annual Christmas concert

Christmas is right around the corner and holiday activities and events are abundant at Newman University. One staple of the holiday season on campus is the annual Christmas Chorale Concert, which will be  3 p.m. Sunday, ...

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Holly Jolly Holiday Party is back for another year

Kaleidoscope has once again joined forces with many other clubs on campus to present the Holly Jolly Holiday Party for a second year. Kaleidoscope is a campus club that serves as a peer-to-peer interaction-based student organization, ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Origami Cranes in Blue’

Artist Chiyoko Myose will present “Origami Cranes in Blue” at the Steckline Gallery for the November Final Friday show from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Newman University. The event is free and open ...

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Coming soon: “Mamma Mia!”

Newman University will present the musical “Mamma Mia!” Nov. 15-18 in the De Mattias Performance Hall. This well-known musical features songs from Swedish band ABBA. “Mamma Mia!” is the story of a young girl growing ...

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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 to enjoy an evening of ...

Beata Benefactors Banquet
Banquet’s guest speaks about her time with Mother Teresa

The Beata Benefactors Banquet is held annually to thank and honor donors who have supported Newman University throughout the year. The banquet begins with a social hour, dinner and ceremony, which includes a presentation from ...

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Transfer Thursdays offer flexibility for nontraditional students

Newman hosts at least two Transfer Thursdays each semester. These days allow more time for potential transfer students to speak with admissions counselors, faculty and get a campus tour if needed. Transfer students can range ...

Topeka, Kansas
Traditions and Transitions classes will embark on field trip to Topeka

For the first time ever, all freshman Traditions and Transitions (T&T) classes will travel to Topeka as part of an educational field trip. Each year the theme of T&T classes is based on a particular ...

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Upcoming instrumental concert to feature classic pieces

The Newman University instrumental ensemble will present its Fall Classics Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in the De Mattias Fine Arts Center Performance Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. ...

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Alumni Happy Hour is back

Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving Ray Williams is helping revive Alumni Happy Hours in the Wichita area. Newman alumni used to plan a gathering once a month at a local restaurant or bar ...

Elements
Steckline Gallery presents “Elements”

Artist Laura Bigger will present “Elements” at the Steckline Gallery for the October Final Friday show from 5 to 7  p.m. Oct. 26 at Newman University. The event is free and open to the public. ...

Alumni Concert
Alumni return to Newman to perform

Every five years, Newman University’s musical alumni get a chance to connect with both the university and its students in a very fun way. Alumni who participated in the Chorale and Troubadour groups during their ...

Campus Ministry at Trunk or Treat
Newman University gets spooky for Trunk or Treat

Newman University is getting spooky with this year’s Trunk or Treat. Grab your costume and pumpkin basket and monster mash your way to a night filled with tricks and treats. Trunk or Treat will take place ...

Prayer breakfast invites all faiths to Newman campus

Newman University Campus Ministry will host an all-faiths prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public. Those interested should RSVP no ...

Mystery Dinner presents Death By Chocolate
Newman presents ‘Death by Chocolate’ murder mystery dinner

The Newman University theater department presents the farce, mystery thriller “Death by Chocolate” by Paul Freed, accompanied by a luxurious four-course dinner served by Great Western Dining Oct. 11-13 in the Jabara Flexible Theatre. “Death ...

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Newman community gathers on the plaza for a night to remember

Hundreds of alumni, staff, faculty and Newman supporters filled Founders Plaza at Newman University Saturday, Sept. 22 for the annual Party on the Plaza. Newman’s largest student scholarship fundraiser has been happening for many years ...

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New ‘Brown Bag Lunch Series’ offers valuable insight for students

Debbie Haslam, coordinator of early intervention and testing services, is offering a new “Brown Bag Lunch Series” for students at noon in the Mabee Dining Center’s conference room. The talks are also open to staff ...

Tasty Tuesdays: celebrating food and fellowship

Fellowship and good food are some key ingredients to a happy life — and both just happen to be on the menu for “Tasty Tuesday” at Newman University. Tasty Tuesday is a monthly event held ...

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Spreading Jet pride at Open Streets ICT

Newman University had a large presence at Open Streets ICT  Sept. 23 in Wichita, Kansas. More than 100 members of the cheer and dance squad, athletic teams and various Newman students were all in attendance sharing their ...

Gary Jenkins
Author comes to Newman to present keynote

Author Gary Jenkins will present a keynote talk, “The Abolitionist and the Border Ruffian: A Conflict Between Higher Law and Secular Law,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Performance Hall in De Mattias ...

Upcoming ‘Cultural Extravaganza’ brings unique performances to the Newman campus

An event one year in the making has almost arrived. Newman University’s Multicultural Leadership Organization (MCLO) Cultural Extravaganza will take place 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the De Mattias Performance Hall. The Cultural Extravaganza, ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Deconstruction’

Artist Melissa Livermore will present “Deconstruction” at the Steckline Gallery for the September Final Friday show from 5 to 7  p.m. Sept. 28 at Newman University. The event is free and open to the public. ...

Brian Collier of Notre Dame to present annual Hesburgh Lecture

Brian Collier, Ph.D., will present the 2018 Hebsurgh Lecture titled, “Save Our Schools, Save Our Country, and Save Your Family: A History of Change in Education in America,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in ...

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Mobile career kiosk to help students around Newman campus

Melody Head, director of Career Services and Cooperative Education, has designed a plan to help Newman students talk about future career possibilities when it’s most convenient for them with a mobile career kiosk. “For the ...

Party on the Plaza
Party on the Plaza brings Tuscany to Newman campus

Party on the Plaza: A Night in Tuscany is only weeks away. This year’s event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, following a 5 p.m. Mass in St. John’s Chapel at Newman University. ...

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Newest Jets experience ‘Jet Days’ orientation

Nearly 200 new students and their families filtered into De Mattias Fine Arts Center to begin orientation on Aug. 24. ...

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Newman welcomes students back to campus

The student life department at Newman University hosted its annual Welcome Back Bash for the whole Newman community. Students were treated to free food trucks, rock climbing, games and activities. Staff and faculty were also ...

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Parents take on freshmen move-in day

The Newman University campus was buzzing once again as students arrived on Aug. 23 for a day of settling in and getting acquainted. The 2018-19 freshman class moved into Carrocci Hall, bringing with them feelings ...

‘Art for Lunch’ at Steckline Gallery a fun tradition

“Art for Lunch” is a tradition for Newman University’s Steckline Gallery. The event is held the Tuesday after every Final Friday show and provides the community with a chance to listen to the Final Friday ...

Steckline Gallery presents “36days” by Paul Flippen

For its first show of the 2018-19 season, the Steckline Gallery at Newman University will present “36days” featuring art by Paul Flippen. ...

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Freshmen move in for their first year at Newman

Freshman move-in day at Newman University kicked off at 8 a.m. Aug. 23 with a little help from Residence Life, First Year Experience (FYE) members, Campus Ministry, the women’s basketball team and the Newman cheer ...

Jet Open
34th annual Jet Open success

Newman University athletics recently hosted the 34th annual Laurie Bell Memorial Charity Golf Tournament. The fundraiser began with its traditional kickoff party, which was held Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Crestview Country Club. Donors, supporters ...