Category: Facing Forward

Bishop Gergber Science Center Sign
Facing Forward campaign raises $1.56 million in recent gifts, Newman makes plans for June groundbreaking

Facing Forward Update Summary: Facing Forward – A Campaign for Newman University continues to move ever closer to its goal. Since the campaign was publicly announced on Feb. 6, the university has raised $1.56 million ...

Newman University receives $1 million ‘challenge’ grant from the Mabee Foundation

Newman University has been issued a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla., to support Facing Forward, a capital campaign to renovate existing facilities and create a new ...

First visible progress for the Bishop Gerber Science Center

Students on the Newman University campus walked around a detour marked with yellow caution tape as a landscape crew removed trees between the Heimerman Science Center and Eck Hall on Wednesday, March 30. The tree ...

Newman University announces $8.2M in anonymous gifts

Newman University has announced three anonymous gifts which provide a major segment of funds raised thus far for a capital campaign to upgrade existing health science facilities and to build the Bishop Gerber Science Center. ...

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Newman Sonography Program has ties to Galichia, sets student on new path

Joseph Galichia, M.D., president and founder of Galichia Medical Group, is known throughout Wichita as a pioneer in the field of interventional cardiology. What many people don’t know however, is that Galichia also had a ...

Dr. Surendra Singh named Ingram’s ‘Icon of Education’

In a teaching career spanning more than four decades, Professor Emeritus of Biology Surendra Singh, Ph.D., has worked with colleagues to establish the highly respected Department of Biology at Newman University. This year, Singh has ...

Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, speaks at a Feb. 6 event announcing the name of the building.
Newman University Facing Forward Campaign event draws rave reviews and excitement

More than 260 people gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman University campus Saturday, Feb. 6 for what was billed as a “transformational” event. The evening did not disappoint, as the program honored a ...

Bishop Gerber Science Center
Building Newman University’s bright future in science and health sciences

Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Chemistry David Shubert, Ph.D. believes that, in the future, Newman University can double the number of students in science and health sciences with improved facilities ...

Wichita Eagle features Bishop Gerber Science Center

The Wichita Eagle featured the Newman University Facing Forward campaign and the Bishop Gerber Science Center in its Sunday, Feb. 7 edition. Newman alum and Wichita Eagle reporter Matt Riedl ’15 wrote the story and took ...

Melissa Grelinger
Alumna shares Newman University compelling story

Newman alumna Melissa Grelinger ’82 shared her memories as a student at Kansas Newman College, now Newman University, at the Facing Forward announcement event Saturday, Feb. 6. Grelinger, who with her husband Bart Grelinger, M.D. ’83 serves ...

NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward promote campaign for Bishop Gerber Science Center

A new website and hashtag for Newman University launched on Saturday, Feb. 6 to support and promote its Facing Forward campaign: NewmanFF.com and #NUFacingForward. Social media is playing a large role in helping boost the campaign to ...

Bishop Gerber honored at Facing Forward announcement event

Newman University honored the Most Rev. Eugene J. Gerber, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Wichita, at its ‘Facing Forward‘ announcement event Saturday, Feb. 6. ...

Newman University announces $30 million Facing Forward campaign

Newman University officials have announced a public fundraising campaign to upgrade existing health science education facilities and to build a new science education center to be named the Bishop Gerber Science Center, honoring The Most ...