From contests to fundraising, here’s a glance back at the highlights from 2023 Newman Heritage Month.
Students win $100 each for Heritage Month contest
During Heritage Month, an essay, TikTok (short video) and visual arts contest was held for students Feb. 2 through Feb. 17.
Black History Month wraps up with colorful display
In celebration of Black History Month, the School of Education and Social Work department decorated its hallway, located on the first floor of McNeill Hall.
Newman shares recipe for a successful High Tea
From perfectly plated finger foods to toasty Earl Grey tea, it takes many elements of precision to ensure a successful High Tea event at Newman University.
Service project transforms plastic bags into sleeping mats
Laudato Si’ is a service project on Newman University’s campus that is an answer to Pope Francis’ 7 year call to service.
Video: Capturing the action of Homecoming 2023
Newman University homecoming night boasts a roaring crowd, action-packed games and crowned royalty. Watch the video recap of the 2023 homecoming on Feb. 15.
Jets land wins on 2023 homecoming night
Homecoming week at Newman University is filled with dress-up days, free lunchtime treats for students and voting for homecoming royalty — all of which lead up to the culmination of basketball games and an energized crowd of Newman fans.
Father Welk shares ‘Sister Dolores Strunk: For Whom the Bell Tolls’
Father Tom Welk, chaplain of the ASC Wichita Center, shares a humorous story involving Sister Dolores Strunk (1931- 2008) in the 100-year-old Sacred Heart Hall building.
Contests, events and excitement begins for February Heritage Month
The Newman University community is celebrating Heritage Month with a series of exciting events February 1 through March 4, 2023.
Highlight reel from 2022 Heritage Month
Explore the highlight reel of the exciting contests, speakers and events from all of February’s Heritage Month festivities.
Contest winners share their essay, TikTok, visual arts entries
During Heritage Month in February, students entered an essay, TikTok and visual arts contest for the chance of winning $100 for their works.
A great day for giving: 2022 Giving Day
For 24 hours, community members and supporters from around the globe rallied together to raise money during Newman Giving Day on March 1.
Video: Highlights from 2022 Homecoming
If you missed Homecoming, here’s a video highlight reel from the games, crowning of royalty and the annual Lip Sync Battle.
Newman to host Arts & Literature March 3-4
Themed “Queens & Things: Art & Gender,” the Arts & Literature Festival is scheduled for Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4 with a variety of events that appeal to any age.
A night of many wins: Homecoming 2022
The 2022 Newman Homecoming basketball games and crowning of king and queen took place Thursday, February 24.
2022 High Tea video recap
Photos may capture the spirit of the 2022 Saint John Henry Newman High Tea event, but videos can capture the life of moments well spent.
Celebrating St. John Henry Newman
The week of February 21st holds additional meaning for Heritage Month 2022. It is Homecoming Week and a time to celebrate St. John Henry Newman, Newman University’s namesake. It is… Continue reading Celebrating St. John Henry Newman
Historical High Tea tradition returns to Newman campus
The St. John Henry Newman High Tea event returned to campus for students, alumni, staff and families to enjoy on Tuesday, February 22.
Video: 2022 Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at Newman
Students, faculty and staff gathered for fellowship and prayer during the “Journey of Faith” Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Thursday, February 10.
Newman University’s countdown to Giving Day begins
Newman University Giving Day is on Tuesday, March 1, with a $15,000 matching gift generously sponsored by the ASC Sisters.
Interfaith Prayer Breakfast offers celebration through song, prayer, breakfast
All are welcome to attend this year’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 am Thursday, February 10 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center.
Newman University crowns Homecoming royalty
Newman University Homecoming was held on Feb. 18, 2021. Students celebrated all week long with events planned by Student Life. On Thursday night, students gathered in the Fugate Student Center… Continue reading Newman University crowns Homecoming royalty
A tribute to High Tea
The annual St. John Henry Newman High Tea, traditionally held during Heritage Month, pays homage to the English heritage of Newman University’s namesake. The event typically consists of a buffet… Continue reading A tribute to 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… Continue reading A delightful event: High Tea 2020
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… Continue reading High Tea finds new name, keeps old traditions
The making of a Homecoming king and queen
Homecoming is an exciting time for any university, and for some students, there’s added excitement of possibly being crowned Homecoming king and queen. Newman University has a long history of… Continue reading The making of a Homecoming king and queen
Collaborative effort makes Homecoming week a success
The history behind High Tea
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… Continue reading Newman trivia theme for upcoming Mission Talk
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… Continue reading Celebrate the rich history of Newman during Heritage Month
Homecoming Week at Newman University
Newman University celebrated Homecoming Week from Feb. 5 -10 with a week’s worth of fun, entertainment and Jet spirit. Each year in February, Jet pride is felt all around campus… Continue reading Homecoming Week at Newman University
A day of tradition and tea
High tea is a cherished tradition that has become a part of the year that Newman University staff, student, and faculty look forward to each year. It has been a… Continue reading A day of tradition and tea
Heritage Month — history and tradition
Rich history and timeless tradition are important traits of Newman University. The two come together throughout Heritage Month, celebrated each year in February. The celebration honors the university’s namesake, John Henry… Continue reading Heritage Month — history and tradition
ASC Vocations calls ‘Collect the Deck’ game a success
Freshman Regan Casey came out as the winner of the ASC Collect the Deck game. Casey collected 33 unique cards out of a 52 card deck. ASC Vocations Director Lori… Continue reading ASC Vocations calls ‘Collect the Deck’ game a success
Newman University Homecoming scored a huge success
Homecoming Games Jet Pride filled the Fugate Gymnasium in forms of cheers, painted faces, horns, squeaking shoes against the gym floor, and the dribbling of a basketball at the Newman… Continue reading Newman University Homecoming scored a huge success
And the winners are…
Homecoming Week at Newman University is filled with exciting events that allow students to celebrate with their collegiate community. One of the most popular events is the homecoming women and… Continue reading And the winners are…
Newman students talk with legislators in Topeka
Newman University attended the KICA Student Day at the Kansas State Capitol on Feb. 13, 2017. The event is sponsored by the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA). It is an opportunity for independent colleges all… Continue reading Newman students talk with legislators in Topeka
CAB hosts Ultimate Lip Sync Battle
On Wednesday Feb. 22, the Newman Campus Activities Board hosted the Ultimate Lip Sync Battle in Performance Hall inside the De Mattias Fine Arts Center. As the lights dimmed, one could feel the… Continue reading CAB hosts Ultimate Lip Sync Battle
‘All-Faiths’ prayer service to conclude Heritage Month
Concluding Heritage Month — a time when students, faculty, staff, and alumni celebrate the heritage and the founders of Newman University — is an ‘All Faiths’ prayer service that will take place at… Continue reading ‘All-Faiths’ prayer service to conclude Heritage Month
High Tea invites faculty, staff, students and community to attend
As part of Cardinal Newman Week, Newman University will present its annual High Tea event from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 21, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. A second,… Continue reading High Tea invites faculty, staff, students and community to attend