Category: Giving

Newman University sponsors Angel Tree to help those in need this Christmas

This Christmas season Newman University is again sponsoring a Salvation Army Angel Tree for students, faculty, and staff to help make this Christmas special for someone in need. The Angel Tree is located on the ...

Wallace Foundation grants $1 million for Newman University science and health programs

Newman University has received a $1,000,000 grant from The Dwane L. and Velma Lunt Wallace Charitable Foundation to support the university’s science and health science programs. “Newman is truly grateful for this gift that will ...

Winter will be a little less cold thanks to T&T students

Winter is a wonderful time of year for many of us. Playing in the snow, warming up next to a fire, and visiting friends and family are all things that create fond memories of wintertime ...

Second annual Beata Benefactors Banquet honors Newman donors

More than 120 guests gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center Oct 27 to be honored for their support of Newman University at the second annual Beata Benefactors Banquet, a special event designed to recognize and ...

Make-A-Wish Fun Run hits home for Newman Administrator

Wichita, KS – Newman’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is pairing with the Wichita chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation to put on a Halloween 5K Fun Run/Walk that will raise money to grant the “Wishes” ...

Party on the Plaza
Party on the Plaza sets fundraising record

The Newman University Party on the Plaza scholarship fundraising event has always been successful in the past. Despite a slightly lower number of attendees for the 2015 Party on the Plaza, donors helped set a ...

Dust off your lederhosen! Time for Party on the Plaza

The annual Oktoberfest fundraiser and celebration is once again upon us. Come out and join fellow alumni and friends on Saturday, Sept. 26 for the 2015 Party on the Plaza. The event will feature authentic ...

Jet Open Golf Tournament 2015
31st Annual Jet Open Golf Tournament set for Aug. 1, 3

Newman University will host the 31st Annual Laurie Bell Memorial Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament Aug. 1 and 3. The golf tournament is designed to raise funds for the Athletic Department, and gives Newman supporters ...

Black Hills Energy donates $18K to support nursing, science at Newman

Representatives of Black Hills Energy Corporation visited Newman University July 9 to present a gift of $18,000 to help support nursing and science education and facilities at Newman. Black Hills Energy Corp. Sr. Manager, Economic ...

Newman University receives $250K gift from Star Lumber Foundation for science and health programs

Newman University has received a $250,000 gift from The Goebel Family Star Lumber Charitable Foundation to support the university’s science and health care profession educational programs. “The Goebel family and Star Lumber have a long ...

2015 Art DOG campaign raises over $1 million

The 2015 ICT Art DOG (Day of Giving) campaign ends with a loud bark of gratitude. Wichita Community Foundation President and CEO Shelly Prichard announced in an email to the supporting organizations, “It is with ...

Wichita Circles Network
Silent Auction comes through for those in need

Newman University Staff Assembly’s 15th Annual Silent Auction took place on Friday, April 17, 2015. To date, more than $2,300 has been collected from bid donations. The proceeds from the auction will replenish the Hearts ...

ICT Art Day of Giving begins Friday

Newman University art students chalked the campus sidewalks depicting the ICT Art Dog to help promote this year’s ICT Art Day Of Giving event. Last year, donors helped raise over $7,000. This year, Newman University ...

Newman recognizes donors at first ‘Beata Benefactors Banquet’

Million-dollar donors honored More than 90 guests gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center Nov. 5 to be honored for their support of Newman University at the inaugural Beata Benefactors Banquet, a special event designed to ...

‘Answer the Call’ – Newman Fund Phonathon begins Oct. 28

Beginning Oct. 28, Newman University students will take to the phones for the bi-annual Newman Fund Phonathon. As in previous phonathon events, students will call alumni seeking support for the Newman Fund, which helps raise ...

Newman University ‘Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest’ raises funds for student scholarships

Approximately 500 people gathered on Founders Plaza on the Newman University campus Saturday, Sept. 20, to raise funds for student scholarships at the “Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest.” ...

Newman University to stage Party on the Plaza Sept. 20 to raise funds for student scholarships

Newman University will present Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on Founders Plaza on the Newman campus at 3100 McCormick. The Party on the Plaza has been ...

Jet Open 2014 30th
30th Annual Jet Open Tournament and Kick Off – Aug. 3, 4

After one of its most successful outings in 2013, the Laurie Bell Memorial 30th Annual Jet Open Charity Golf Tournament will look to continue its success in 2014. The entire event, which benefits the Newman ...

2014 Wichita Gladiator Dash

Vikings, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many other characters showed up to compete for the winner’s circle on Saturday, June 7 for the 3rd Annual Wichita Gladiator Dash. ...

De Mattias Society dinner features new members, student views

Members of the Newman University Board of Trustees joined with members of the De Mattias Society May 8 for the annual De Mattias Society dinner in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

Donors recognized for the ‘Bringing Back Theatre’ campaign

Newman University hosted an event Friday, May 2 to recognize several donors who contributed substantial gifts to the “Bringing Back Theatre” campaign. ...

Scholarship recipients, sponsors meet for luncheon April 7

Approximately 100 people gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on April 7 for the 2014 Scholarship Luncheon. The annual event gives scholarship recipients and their respective scholarship donors an opportunity to meet, enjoy lunch and ...

2014 Newman University Phonathon a success

Newman University Manager of Annual Fund and Prospect Research Alice Mannette sends out a big thank you to friends and alumni who answered the call during the Newman winter Phonathon. “We raised just under $11,500 ...

Art Day of Giving a success

The effort to raise money for Fine Arts at Newman University through the ICT Art Day Of Giving (DOG) campaign on Feb. 28 proved to be a great success, with donations exceeding $5,000. To add ...

Share your love for Newman Fine Arts through the Wichita Art Day of Giving

On Feb. 28 Newman University will take part in the Wichita Art Day of Giving. This charitable giving event was created for Wichita’s nonprofit art organizations that provide education and artistic leadership to the public through ...

Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Tabitha Attreau and Jared Hunsaker each received a $500 scholarship to continue their studies from Forty & Eight, an independent military veterans charitable organization. Attreau, an El Dorado, Kan., native, and ...

Get tickets now for Sept. 21 Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest

Tickets for the Sept. 21 Newman University “Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest 2013” are going fast. Those interested in attending this year’s event are encouraged to purchase tickets soon before the limited seating event ...

Newman University to stage Party on the Plaza-Oktoberfest Sept. 21 to raise funds for student scholarships

Newman University will present “Party on the Plaza – Oktoberfest 2013” as this year’s annual fundraising and social event from 4:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21 on Founders Plaza, just south of the De ...

Newman University students receive Forty & Eight nursing scholarships

Newman University nursing students Jessica Clark and Krista Norris each received a $500 scholarship to continue their studies from Forty & Eight, an independent military veterans charitable organization. Clark, a Wichita native, and Norris, from ...

Anonymous donors honor Father Emil Kapaun with scholarship for Newman University Campus Ministry students

Anonymous donors recently made a gift of $75,000 to create a scholarship for students involved in Campus Ministry at Newman University, and to honor the life and work of Father Emil J. Kapaun, the Kansas-born ...

Newman Society luncheon honors donors

Members of the Newman Society gathered for a luncheon May 31 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center on the Newman University campus. During the proceedings, 28 members were recognized for their support of the ...

Albert is featured speaker at Scholarship Luncheon

Andale, Kan., native Brice Albert was the featured speaker at the Newman University Scholarship Luncheon April 16 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on the Newman campus. The annual event brings together Newman scholarship recipients and ...

Newman University to offer new Marjorie Chance scholarships in nursing, allied health

Two new scholarships for students seeking degrees in nursing or an allied health field will be offered at Newman University thanks to the generosity of longtime Wichita resident, businesswoman and philanthropist Marjorie Chance. ...

New nursing scholarship programs established

Gifts from one of the Spring 2011 honorary degree recipients will create new scholarship programs for students seeking a degree in nursing or an allied health field at Newman University. The gift will create one ...

Newman students seek alumni support

Newman University students may call alumni as early as Monday as part of the annual Newman Fund Phonathon. ...

Answer the call when Newman Fund campaign kicks off Feb. 7

Newman University students will take to the phones beginning Feb. 7 for the annual Newman Fund Phonathon. ...

‘Rent-a-Troub’ to help send Newman singers to Carnegie Hall

Newman University’s select vocal ensemble The Troubadours has been invited for the third consecutive year to sing in New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall. To help raise the approximately $2,000 per student needed for the ...

Party on the Plaza held last weekend

Approximately 280 people enjoyed a steak dinner, music by the Zydeco Cajun Band The Mudbugs, street artists, and fireworks during the university’s first-ever “Party on the Plaza” held last weekend. ...

NU to benefit from Davis-Moore scholarship competition

Davis-Moore Auto Group of Wichita has declared May “Education Month” and is staging a friendly competition to raise scholarship funds for four-year state and local universities. ...

Students work to collect 11,000 toothbrushes for Guatemalan children

Students in the “Study and Serve in Guatemala” program have launched a campaign to collect 11,000 new toothbrushes by April 1, for Guatemalan children. The campaign, called Project SONRISA, means “Project Smile” in Spanish and ...