Category: Events

2020 graduates offered opportunity to walk in 2021 commencement

COVID-19 shuttered many plans and events, including Newman University’s in-person commencement last spring. Because of this, 2020 graduates were invited to walk in the 2021 ceremony on May 7. Nearly 100 graduates responded to a ...

Bishop Kemme receives honorary degree, shares message to inspire leadership

At Newman University’s commencement May 7, Wichita Diocese Bishop Most Rev. Carl A. Kemme received Newman University’s degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. He received this honor for his dedicated years of service ...

A token of achievement: 2021 Nurse Pinning Ceremony

Upon completion of their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, 24 Newman University graduates participated in the 2021 ceremonial Nursing Pinning May 6 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Nursing pinning ceremonies date ...

Graduation and Commencement 2021
Newman celebrates graduating class of 2021 with commencement ceremonies

Newman University celebrated the graduating class of 2020-21 on Friday, May 7, at Hartman Arena in Wichita, Kansas. ...

“Live in Living Color” sees the Newman stage April 22-24

"Live in Living Color" will have three evening ...

24 hr Theatre
Spontaneous artists, theater lovers return to Jabara for 10th annual 24-Hour Theatre Project

Some of the artists who participated in Newman's 10th Annual 24-Hour Theatre Project reflect on their products as well as the process as a whole. ...

2021 Spring Commencement will feature in-person ceremonies

The Newman University 2021 Spring Commencement will be especially exciting for two reasons: It’s being held in person, following a 2020 online event, and it is the first commencement hosted in Hartman Arena. Because of ...

Newman University hosts vaccination clinic, nursing students play role in historic battle

Newman partnered with the Sedgwick County Health Department and the Guadalupe Clinic to provide students the Pfizer vaccine. ...

Newman celebrates Sister Charlotte Rohrbach’s life

To honor Sr. Charlotte, Newman will be holding a celebration of her life on April 18th at 2:00 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

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Newman University to celebrate Alumni Award winners virtually

Newman University is excited to celebrate its annual Alumni Award recipients with a virtual ceremony at 7 p.m. April 15 via the university’s Facebook page. The 2021 winners were originally chosen as the 2020 recipients, ...

Veteran Clinic
Newman partners with Dole VA, plans to vaccinate 1,500 veterans in one day

The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center has announced that it will partner with Newman University to vaccinate 1,500 veterans on Saturday, March 20. The event will be held from 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. in ...

Newman University Theatre presents Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

“Why this is very midsummer madness,” exclaims Oliva in act three, scene four of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Though this quote comes from one of the Bard’s other plays, there couldn’t be a more fitting description ...

Kevin Kelly First Friday
Steckline Gallery presents ‘Long Walk Club’

Artist Kevin Kelly will exhibit “Long Walk Club” at Steckline Gallery during a First Friday reception, which will take place from 5-8 p.m. on March 5. Kelly grew up in both Colorado and Kansas. He ...

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Newman University crowns Homecoming royalty

Newman University Homecoming was held on Feb. 18, 2021. Students celebrated all week long with events planned by Student Life. On Thursday night, students gathered in the Fugate Student Center to watch the basketball games ...

St. John Henry Newman Mass 2021
Newman University celebrates St. John Henry Newman Mass

One of the many celebrations during Heritage Month at Newman University honors its namesake, St. John Henry Newman. Father Adam Grelinger, Newman University chaplain, celebrated the annual St. John Henry Newman Mass on Feb. 22, ...

High Tea
A tribute to High Tea

The annual St. John Henry Newman High Tea, traditionally held during Heritage Month, pays homage to the English heritage of Newman University’s namesake. The event typically consists of a buffet of handmade English treats, tea ...

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Homecoming court candidates announced

The Newman University 2021 homecoming candidates have been announced. Five women and five men have been honored on social media with a video introduction and the crowning ceremony will take place at halftime of the ...

Newman University Giving Day to be held Feb. 25

Newman University will hold its second annual Giving Day on Thursday, Feb. 25. The day was created to bring the Newman community together at one time to support a program of their choosing. This year’s ...

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A full week of homecoming fun up ahead

Newman University’s homecoming week will begin Feb. 15. The week is always jam-packed with fun activities and opportunities to celebrate Jet pride and this year is no different. Homecoming week events are as follows: Monday, ...

Celebrating the Lunar New Year with student-led clubs

ASA and MCLO collaborate to help the student body celebrate the Lunar New Year by planning games, putting up a lucky money tree, and having food and other forms of entertainment. ...

Newman Paint Night
Create your own piece of Newman art

Newman University is hosting a virtual paint night for the Newman community. During the university’s traditional Heritage Month, Newman alumni, staff, faculty and students can try their hand at being an artist during the Feb. ...

Juanta Wolfe
Steckline Gallery opens first spring show

The Steckline Gallery located inside De Mattias Hall at Newman University is exhibiting its first 2021 spring semester show featuring local artist Juanta Wolfe. The show, titled “What’s a Crown to a Clown?” will be ...

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Student Life organizes Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

The Student Life Department at Newman University has scheduled its 3rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Walk and community awards program, which will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, as a virtual ...

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Admissions team hosts virtual counselor’s breakfast

Newman University Admissions hosts an annual breakfast for high school counselors on campus, but this year, they had to get creative with the format. With ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the admissions team created a virtual event ...

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Student Life to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Newman University Student Life will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a third annual celebration and award ceremony to be held virtually on Monday, Jan. 18. Nominations are being accepted through Monday, Dec. 7, ...

Students enjoy another successful Lip Sync Battle

As a getaway from the chaos of midterms, the 2020 Annual Lip Sync Battle consisted of four performances and a grand prize of $1000. ...

Pi Gamma Mu inducts 41 new members

Pi Gamma Mu is a nationally recognized honor society for high-achieving students striving toward a career in the social sciences. The Newman University chapter has been led for many years by Professor Emeritus for the ...

Giving Tuesday event a Newman take on a popular game show

The Newman University Advancement Office will be hosting a special Giving Tuesday fundraising event titled “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Newman University Edition.” The virtual event will happen through Facebook Live on Tuesday, Dec. ...

Silent Auction
Silent Auction for Newman community

Newman University Staff Assembly will host its annual silent auction from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. The event was originally scheduled in April but was postponed due to COVID-19. The annual event ...

Newman music department presents ‘Come Alive’

Newman University will present “Come Alive,” a musical stage production, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-14, in De Mattias Performance Hall. The show was slated to run in the spring of 2020 before the pandemic caused ...

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Steckline Gallery opens with semester-long exhibit

Steckline Gallery will present “React/Reflect/Respond” throughout the fall 2020 semester. The exhibit contains work from more than 20 local artists who used the stay-at-home order and other pandemic-related issues for inspiration. Two of the works ...

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Celebrate St. John Henry Newman’s Feast Day

Newman University Campus Ministry will host an outdoor adoration and celebration in honor of St. John Henry Newman’s Feast Day. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, at Founder’s Plaza, located on ...

‘One Community Many Voices’; a theater performance

The theater department is embracing the challenges of the past few months by allowing students to share their work and the work of others through performance. The performance, “One Community Many Voices,” will feature work ...

move-in day
First-time students arrive on campus

First-time student move-in day took place Thursday, Aug. 20 at Carrocci Hall on the Newman University campus. Newman athletic teams always pitch in to help the newest Jets move into their room quickly and efficiently. ...

2020 Ford Mustang Raffle
2020 Ford Mustang raffle to raise funds for student scholarships

Rusty Eck Ford has donated a 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Coupe to Newman University, which will be used in an effort to raise much-needed funding for student scholarships. The new vehicle is valued at $30,355. ...