Category: Events

2019 Wichita Difference Makers
Difference Makers for Wichita banquet honors community members

Twelve individuals in the Wichita community will be recognized for their outstanding service and dedication at the “Difference Makers for Wichita” awards banquet Feb. 23 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus. ...

Open mic poetry events welcome for all.
Open mic poetry and performance series on campus welcomes all

Roses are red, violets are blue. An open mic poetry event may be just for you. All students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to the first open mic poetry and performance event of the ...

Steckline Gallery presents ‘Lov(ed)’

Artist Jennie Mosher Kimbrough will present “Lov(ed)” at Steckline Gallery for the Feb. 22 Final Friday show 5 to 7 p.m. at Newman University. The event is free and open to the public. Lov(ed) is ...

Art student featured in Final Friday show

Newman University junior Carley Sullivan has taken a special interest in photography and her work was recently featured at a Final Friday art exhibition in Wichita. Sullivan’s photos were available for viewing at Fairmount Coffee ...

Newman trivia theme for upcoming Mission Talk

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC, invites students, staff, faculty and the Newman community to attend her Mission Talk on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and participate in Newman trivia. Rohrbach’s Mission Talks always focus on ...

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Celebrate the rich history of Newman during Heritage Month

At Newman University, the entire month of February represents Heritage Month — a chance to celebrate the founders of Newman, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman and Catholic ...

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Newman Black Student Union gears up for Black History Month events

The Newman University Black Student Union (BSU) is planning several events to celebrate Black History Month. Festivities begin Feb. 1, which BSU is designating “Black Friday,” encouraging students to wear their BSU T-shirts. Newman University ...

Steckline Gallery to host juried show for Final Friday

Director of Steckline Gallery, Shannon Johnston, is trying something new this year. She has arranged Newman’s first juried exhibit, “Swipe Right.” Johnston explained, “The title, ‘Swipe Right,’ is a play on dating apps where you ...

Newman SGA weighs in on progress

Newman University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has been working hard for the past semester to improve life on campus for students of the university — and they aren’t finished yet. Marisa-Nicole Zayat, SGA president at ...

People talking and having a good time at the Newman 24 Hour Theater Project.
Looking for a fun challenge? Try the 24-Hour Theater Project

Have you ever tried creating a short play from start to finish — complete with actors, costumes, props and a live public performance — in just 24 hours? This will be the eighth year in ...

Athletic Hall of Fame
Athletic hall of fame 2019 inductees announced

The Newman University Athletic Hall of Fame will induct five new members Feb. 9. ...

Counselors breakfast
High school counselors connect with Newman over breakfast

High school counselors statewide joined the Newman University admissions team for a breakfast program Friday, Dec. 7. The Counselor Appreciation Breakfast is held each year to thank high school counselors for all the work that ...

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 ...

Chorale concert
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 ...