Category: Events

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MCLO raises hundreds for WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Wichita along with the rest of the world, the Multicultural Leadership Organization (MCLO) knew they had to do something to help. MCLO got creative in their efforts and raised $540 ...

Jet Open returns for another day of giving and golfing

Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator Maureen Rohleder explains what attendees have to look forward to for this year's Jet Open. ...

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Wichita Diocese eighth-graders visit campus

For the second year in a row, more than 500 students from the Catholic Diocese of Wichita visited Newman University. Students were on campus both Feb. 19 and March 11. Last year, the Diocese reached ...

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Newman spring STEM program celebrates students

Each spring, Newman University hosts its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Exploration Program, sponsored by BNSF Railway. This program is designed to help high school students, freshmen through seniors, engage and learn about multiple ...

Costumes from hell: behind the scenes of Dante’s Inferno

The Newman University Theatre Department successfully took down the three-headed beast of “Dante’s Inferno” as a staged production. Among other things, costuming was one of the more intense aspects of the process. Costuming a nearly ...

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Artist Rachel Foster brings ‘Feral Fields’ to Steckline Gallery

Rachel Foster has been drawing for as long as she can remember. From the moment she could hold a pencil, she felt as though she had something to say through art. She found a passion ...

Homecoming 2020 – intense games and a royal ceremony

Newman University celebrated homecoming with a week full of activities and on Thursday night, Feb. 20, the homecoming games began. The women’s basketball team kicked off the night by taking on tough competitor Emporia State ...

Newman theatre director adapts ‘Dante’s Inferno’ for the stage

Likely its largest production to date, the Newman Theatre Department is taking on the beast of “Dante’s Inferno,” a verse adaptation of Dante Alighieri’s original story by Director of Theatre Mark Mannette. ...

High Tea
A delightful event: High Tea 2020

Staff, faculty, students, Adorers of the Blood of Christ and Newman community members gathered for the 2020 St. John Henry Newman High Tea. Attendees enjoyed the annual event that pays homage to the English heritage ...

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College counselors welcomed during Pathway to Newman event

Newman University Admissions organized an event geared for community college counselors Feb. 12, 2020. “Pathway to Newman” allowed time for visitors to tour the campus, ask pertinent questions and meet the Newman staff members they ...

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A full week of activities for Newman homecoming week

Newman University’s homecoming week, happening the week of Feb. 17, always brings forth strong traditions and new events to draw in students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the community. This year is no ...

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High Tea finds new name, keeps old traditions

Newman University’s annual High Tea has a new name. Now known as the St. John Henry Newman High Tea, it is keeping the same, long-lasting practices that make it a Newman tradition. The event will ...

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Newman University’s first annual Giving Day

Newman University will hold it’s first-ever Giving Day on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The dedicated day of giving will be unique in its opportunity for donors to support what they’re passionate about at Newman. Donors will ...

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Steckline Gallery presents ‘She Cast Her Gaze’ by Amanda Pfister & April Pameticky

Steckline Gallery will present “She Cast Her Gaze” by Amanda Pfister and April Pameticky during a First Friday exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 7, at Newman University. Pfister is a visual artist who earned her ...

Difference Makers
Difference Makers for Wichita honors dedicated community members

Ten Wichita community members will be recognized for their outstanding service and dedication at the 2020 Difference Makers for Wichita awards banquet Feb. 22 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus. The ...

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Newman alumni office to host a night of dinner, drinks and dueling pianos

Newman invites alumni and company to attend "Dueling Pianos" on Saturday, Feb. 1 for good food, drinks, and live entertainment. ...

2010s
What a difference a decade makes

As the year 2019 comes to an end, a new decade begins. We took a look at all that we accomplished during the past ten years. ...

Scholars Day
Lasting skill sets developed through Scholars Day projects

Scholars Day is an important part of every semester at Newman University. It’s held on the first day of finals week and includes PowerPoint and poster presentations from upperclassmen completing a capstone course. Seniors and ...

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Newman says thank you to education counselors

Approximately 60 counselors from area high schools and community colleges attended a breakfast on Dec. 6 at Newman University. The event was organized and hosted by Newman admissions team members as a way to show ...

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Service opportunities available for the holidays

With the holidays just around the corner, many volunteer opportunities are available for students, staff and faculty who want to transform society for the better. The Newman University family is fortunate enough to be able ...

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Music department brings ‘A Jazzy, Classy Christmas’ to stage

The Newman University Chorale and Troubadours are preparing to celebrate Christmas with an annual concert, which will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 in the De Mattias Performance Hall. The music department will ...

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Newman invites prospective students to fall open house

Newman University will offer an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 for its School of Catholic Studies and the School of Arts and Sciences. The event is free and open to first-time, transfer ...

Preview Day sparks interest for potential students

To provide opportunities for potential students to visit Newman University, the admissions department hosts events for high school and transfer students throughout the year to explore the campus and inquire about the university. One of ...

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Donors honored at Beata Benefactors Banquet

The annual Beata Benefactors Banquet to thank and honor those who have supported Newman University throughout the year took place Nov. 8 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. The evening began with a social hour and a welcome ...

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Education and Social Work open house coming Nov. 14

Newman University will host an open house event Nov. 14 for students interested in education and social work programs. The open house is one of four offered this fall and was created to accommodate high ...

Elf the Musical
Music department presents ‘Elf the Musical’

Christmastime has come early for the Newman University Music Department. In conjunction with the theater department, performers will take the stage in “Elf the Musical” Nov. 21-24. Director of Music Deanne Zogleman said producing the ...

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Annual blood drive exceeds expectations

The radiologic technology department held its annual blood drive Oct. 22 with a goal of collecting 43 pints of blood. That goal was exceeded by more than 20 pints with a total of 65 collected. ...

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Military Appreciation Day to be held with the opening of a new military space

Newman University will celebrate its military students, staff and faculty Nov. 11 with a Military Appreciation Day and ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new military resource center for students. The event is an opportunity for the ...

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Newman community takes part in ‘Wear Blue: Run to Remember’

Newman alumna Candice Urban and multiple Newman staff members took part in the “Wear Blue: Run to Remember Wear Blue Mile” event at this year’s Prairie Fire Marathon Oct. 13 in Wichita The Wear Blue ...

Trunk-or-treat at Newman open to community

Newman University is well known for its service and community involvement. A great example of that will take place at the end of this month. The university’s annual Trunk-or-Treat event is scheduled for 5:30 to ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Sources’ by Carter Bryant

Steckline Gallery will present “Sources,” a curated show by Carter Bryant, during a First Friday exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 1 at Newman University. “Sources” was curated from the concept of personal narrative. “This exhibition ...

Women’s basketball team spends an afternoon at Robinson Middle School

The Newman University women’s basketball team recently spent some time at Robinson Middle School, playing and visiting with students during recess times. The activity was arranged as a community engagement opportunity, which is important to ...

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Annual prayer breakfast will celebrate Saint John Henry Newman

The Newman University community is buzzing with excitement for the canonization of its namesake. ...

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First-time students explore conservation

The Newman University Traditions and Transitions (T&T) students participated in a class trip to the Sedgwick County Zoo on Oct. 2 to explore a type of conservation taking place in Wichita. ...

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First open mic showcases student talent through poetry and song

The first open mic event for fall semester was held Sept. 24 at the Newman Grind. Hosted by students Matthew Clark and Murphy Obershaw and sponsored by the theater, English and art departments, and the ...

History conference coming to Newman

The Kansas Council for History Education (KCHE) is hosting its annual state conference at Newman University Oct. 20-21. Emily Williams, Newman alumna and adjunct history professor who serves as the KCHE president, and Cheryl Golden, ...