Category: Events

Newman gears up for 2009 Kansas State Fair

Newman has a booth at the 2009 Kansas State Fair that started Friday, Sept. 11 and runs through Sept. 20 on the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kan.  ...

Newman students team up with Buffalo Bob and Cowtown Cowboys to make a Party on the Ponderosa promotional video.

Newman students, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Provost Debbie Edens, the Cowtown Museum, and Buffalo Bob and the Cowtown Cowboys joined up to make a video promoting Newman’s final Party on the Ponderosa. ...

History Speaker Series presents Gregg Zachary and Gustav Niebuhr Thursday, Sept. 10

The Newman University History Speaker Series presents Gregg Zachary and Gustav Niebuhr in an interfaith dialogue about multiculturalism at 7 p.m. Thursday Sept. 10, in Performance Hall, De Mattias Fine Arts Center. ...

Newman University recently received $4,445 for scholarships from Hockey Jersey Night with the Wichita Thunder

Newman recently received a check for $4,445 to be used for student scholarships from the Newman University Hockey Jersey Night with the Wichita Thunder that took place last March. ...

Volunteers needed at Newman’s state fair booth

The 2009 Kansas State Fair will be held Sept. 11-20 at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kan. ...

The Party on the Ponderosa Rides Again Sept. 26

Mid-America Ag Network owner Larry Steckline and his wife Carla Stovall Steckline will host the Party on the Ponderosa from 5-10 p.m. on Sept. 26 at their ranch to raise funds for Newman student scholarships. ...

Steckline Gallery begins 09-10 season Aug. 28

The Steckline Gallery will hold its first art exhibit opening reception for the 2009-10 academic year from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28. ...

Newman students become ‘Bigs’ for local kids

From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, more than 150 Newman freshman students will become Big Brothers or Big Sisters for a day for local kids at the Sedgwick County Zoo. ...

Newman University Recognizes Employees’ Service

Professor of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., and Accounts Receivable Clerk Gail Gettman were among those honored at the annual Newman University employee service awards program Aug. 18. ...

Capaun Painting
Father Kapaun Mural Unveiled

  Artist Wendy Lewis describes the symbolism in a 12-foot by 4.5-foot mural she painted of Father Emil Kapaun, which was unveiled Wednesday, Aug. 5 in St. John’s Chapel on the Newman University campus.  ...

Newman sponsors ‘Bark in the Park’ with Wichita Wingnuts

Join Newman in cheering on the Wichita Winguts versus the Sioux Falls Canaries today at 5 p.m. at Lawrence-Dumont stadium for “Bark in the Park.” With a small bag or can of dog food for ...

Summer Art Camp

Click “read more” to learn about Newman’s Summer Art Camp. ...

School of Education Graduate Summer Workshops Start June 12

Graduate summer workshops for the School of Education start as early as June 12. Click on “read more” to register now. ...

Graduation Ceremony May 16 at Central Community Church

Graduation Ceremonies will be taking place May 16, 2009 at Central Community Church on West Maple St. Graduates, family and friends can find more information and maps to the event on the Registrar’s page. ...

History Speaker Tonight

NU welcomes Gerda Weissmann Klein for tonight’s History Speaker Series presentation. ...

Colleges host job fair, offer career counseling

Newman and Friends universities will host several events to help laid-off workers improve their job-hunting skills and learn about potential employers. (Link to full article from the Wichita Eagle no longer available) ...

Life After Lay Off Seminar

Newman University plans to help laid off workers by hosting a Life After Lay Off seminar March 29th. It hosted a similar program after 9-11. “Many people are overwhelmed trying to find information they need,” ...

Two Honorary Degrees to Be Awarded at Newman University Fall 2008 Graduation Ceremonies

Newman University will hold the Fall 2008 Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement ceremony on Dec. 12 and Dec. 13, respectively. The university will also honor two members of the religious community by awarding them honorary degrees ...

Save A Life Tour Oct. 28-29

Newman University has teamed with a number of local businesses, government agencies and private organizations to fight drinking and driving and other alcohol abuse by co-sponsoring The National Save A Life Tour Oct. 28 – ...

Peterjohn and Gabel Won’t Attend Candidate Forum

It’s at 7PM Tuesday night at Performance Hall at Newman University. For the full story, visit http://www.kwch.com/Global/story.asp?s=9177104. ...

Fall Chorale and Troubadours Concert Oct. 12

The Newman University Chorale and Troubadours will present their first concert of the year Sunday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. in the De Mattias Performance Hall on campus. ...

‘Don Your Denims For Kyle Day’ Update

Newman University raised $159 for “Don Your Denims for Kyle Day,” a city-wide jeans day on July 31 to help raise money for the Children’s Organ Transplant Association on behalf of Kyle Hicks. Approximately 53 ...

Newman University to participate in “Don Your Denims for Kyle Day” July 31

Newman University faculty and staff are invited to be a part of “Don Your Denims for Kyle Day,” a city-wide jeans day. Participants are asked to donate at least $3 to wear their jeans to ...

Ablah Award Recipients Honored At Luncheon

Recently graduated Newman University students Amanda Stanley of Goddard, Kan., and Daniel Bryan of Tulsa, Okla., were honored at a July 17 luncheon as recipients of the Leona J. and Harvey J. Ablah Awards, respectively. ...

Former Newman University Board Members Honored

Close to 20 people attended a July 16 reception at Newman University to honor former Newman Board of Trustees members. ...

Kansas Humanities Council Grant to Help Fund 75th Anniversary

The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) has awarded a $13,375 grant to help fund selective areas in Newman University’s 75th Anniversary Celebration. The funds will help support the Alumni Association’s “Operation Book Drop” and the 75th ...

Newman Prepares For Its 75th Anniversary

Sept. 12, 2008 is the 75th Anniversary of Newman University, so this coming school year, make sure you are a part of the celebration! ...

Newman Welcomes High School Visitors – Kansas Private College Week

Contributed by Director of Editorial Services Ken Arnold Newman University is one of 18 private institutions of higher learning in the state that will take part in Kansas Private College Week, June 2-6. The week ...

Spring Musical April 25 and 26

The Newman University Music Department will present their spring musical, theatrical production “To The Stage” Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts ...

‘The Gift of Fatherhood’ Presentation April 28

On Monday, April 28 Rev. Bernard Gorges will present “The Gift of Fatherhood” at 7 p.m. in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center of the Dugan Library and Campus Center. ...

Cheer on the Jets Through ‘Little Cheer’

Girls in grades K-6 are invited to help the Newman University Cheer Squad root for the Jets through “Little Cheer.” Little Cheer will include a day camp, a practice and a performance in which the ...

Join the Saturday Night ‘Hoops and Soup’ Fun!

On Saturday, Jan. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m., the Newman University Alumni Association will hold “Hoops and Soup” in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. “It’s our version of a basketball game tailgate party,” ...

Middle School Students Enjoy Christmas Basketball Tournament at Newman

Local middle school student-athletes attended a basketball tournament held at Newman University Dec. 27 – 29. The Christmas Classic 2007 included 8th grade girl teams from Holy Cross Lutheran School, St. Anne Catholic School, St. ...

Family Weekend Scheduled for Oct. 5 – 7

Mark your calendars, contact family members and plan to attend Newman’s Family Weekend starting with a Tailgate Party at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 in the parking lot near Wilkins Field. ...

President Carrocci Visits Dodge City

On Sept. 7 President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D., visited the Newman University Western Kansas Center in Dodge City, Kan. ...

Wichita Expands Sexual Assault Education on Campuses

Starting this year, police and the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center (WASAC) have formed a new alliance with Wichita State, Newman and Friends Universities to hold presentations on rape and how to protect yourself. ...

Newman University Volunteers Help Allocate 2008 Funding For United Way of the Plains Community Programs

Wichita, Kan. – Newman University helped to ensure that United Way of the Plains 2008 donations will be invested for maximum community impact through the following volunteers, who served on the United Way’s 2007 Allocations ...