Category: Events

happy hour
Alumni Happy Hour is back

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

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 ...

party
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 ...

brown bag
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 ...

ICT
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 ...

career studio
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. ...

orientation
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. ...

welcome back
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 ...

move in day
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. ...

move-in day
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 ...

Jet Days
Upcoming ‘Jet Days’ welcomes new students to campus

The 2018-19 academic year is only weeks away, and the staff and faculty at Newman University are in full preparation mode. Each year, the staff in the Newman Student Life department plans a two-day orientation ...

Saint Francis Community Services Representatives
Local nonprofit benefits from Staff Assembly silent auction

Each year, the Newman University Staff Assembly executive committee hosts a silent auction to benefit a local charity. The committee votes on a different nonprofit organization to support each year, allowing the opportunity to help as ...

ISSP
Summer STEM program ends with a celebration banquet

The 2018 Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP) ended on a note of celebration Thursday, June 28, wrapping up another successful year of exploring STEM fields with high school sophomores through seniors. ISSP was created with high ...

Koch visits Newman during annual STEM camp

As part of the Investigative Summer STEM Program (ISSP), 16 students conducted experiments with scientists from Koch Industries on Thursday, June 21. The experiments ranged from chromatography to using lycopodium for explosions. Typically, the ISSP ...

spelling bee
Inaugural ‘ICT Spelling Bee’ raises funds for Dear Neighbor Ministries

The Dugan-Gorges Conference Center was buzzing on the evening of June 21 during the inaugural ICT Spelling Bee — organized by and benefiting Dear Neighbor Ministries. Brenda Wasinger, director of development at Dear Neighbor Ministries, said Newman was ...

seminarians
13 seminarians take intensive summer Spanish program at Newman

A total of 13 seminarians from Wichita and surrounding states are taking an intensive Spanish program at Newman University this summer. The program is an intensive Spanish immersion comprising two levels of Spanish — one ...

Summer camp season is here

While Newman students generally vacate campus during the summer, students ranging from kindergarten to college enjoy summer camps of all varieties on campus. Camps for sports, music and academics are available. Investigative Summer STEM Program ...

ISSP Logo 2018
A sneak peak at the 2018 Investigative Summer STEM Program

School may officially be out for the summer, but Newman University is continuing to provide an educational and enriching experience to young students from around the United States. Beginning June 18 and ending June 29, ...

#GrowWithGoogle

Newman University is proud to partner with Google to offer free skill-building activities for anyone looking to improve their business, digital skills, or career. “Google will host a full-day event at Wichita State University to help ...

Cheryl Golden Newman University
Dr. Cheryl Golden to study in Greece

Cheryl Golden, Ph.D., Newman University professor of history and director of international studies, has been selected as one of 20 faculty members in the U.S. who will travel to Greece to participate in the Council ...

baccalaureate mass
Students reflect on their time at Newman

Hundreds of graduates, their families and friends, and the Newman University staff and faculty gathered at 6 p.m. May 11 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita, Kansas to celebrate the end of ...

Commencement weekend 2018

Commencement weekend was full of ceremonies, awards and celebrations for the 2018 Newman University graduates. ...

Newman University honors spring 2018 nursing degree candidates

The spring 2018 Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held Friday, May 11, at Newman University. A total of 26 candidates were recognized for achieving their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The traditional event dates back more ...