Category: Heritage Month

Homecoming
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 as students celebrate together. Newman’s ...

High-Tea-2018
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 highlight of Cardinal Newman Week ...

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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 Cardinal Newman, and its founders, ...

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 Benge presented Casey with a ...

Newman University Homecoming week
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 University women’s and men’s basketball ...

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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 men’s basketball games, which includes ...

KICA Day at the Capitol
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 across Kansas to lobby and ...

Lip-Sync Battle
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 curiosity building up in the ...

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‘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 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. ...

High Tea
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, less formal High Tea will ...

Homecoming Week
Homecoming week: No tailgating, no problem

The Newman University Homecoming will be celebrated as a part of Heritage Month during the week of Feb. 20-25, as a multitude of campus departments have banded together to organize a week designed to encourage campus ...

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Special Cardinal Newman Mass for Heritage Month

A special Cardinal Newman Mass will be celebrated for Heritage Month to honor the university’s namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman. Every February students, faculty, staff, and alumni come together to celebrate the Catholic heritage of Newman ...

Newman student to play role of ‘Father Kapaun’ in upcoming play

Junior Trevor Farney will be playing the lead role in Anne Welsbacher’s world premiere of “The Miracle of Father Kapaun” which takes the stage on Thursday, Feb 16. ...

Heimerman Science Center
Feb. 15 Mission Talk will focus on the life of Marciana Heimerman, ASC

Director of Mission Effectiveness Charlotte Rohrbach, ASC will present her next Mission Talk at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Tarcisia Roths, ASC Alumni Center. This talk will focus on learning more about the namesake of the Heimerman ...

Newman University Theatre Department presents world premiere of ‘The Miracle of Father Kapaun’ Feb. 16-19

The Newman University Theatre Department will present the world premier of the play “The Miracle of Father Kapaun.” The play will be performed at 8 p.m. on Feb. 16, 17 and 18, and at 2 ...

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Game aims to strengthen student relationships with ASC

After attending a workshop at Holy Cross College in South Indiana, Newman University history major Diana Stanley worked alongside Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC) Vocations Director Lori Benge and ASC Communication Assistant Miranda Caulkins ...

Sisters, student discuss India and ASCs during Mission Talk

The fourth Newman University Mission Talk of the 2015-16 academic year concerned “India and ASC Ministry to the Disadvantaged.” Professor of Business Vicki Bergkamp, ASC, one of several speakers who have travelled to India, said, “India ...

Great Western Dining caters great meals

The past week has been busy around campus with Cardinal Newman Week and Homecoming. Most people give their attention to, but not what goes into the preparation of, the food. At the many events held on ...

Cardinal Newman Banquet celebrates outstanding alumni

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Newman University presented awards and honors to six outstanding alumni. ...

2016 Homecoming Week a success

With the arrival of March and the beginning of Spring just around the corner, Newman University’s Winter Homecoming is officially over. The weeks leading up to Homecoming Week in early February were sprinkled with events ...

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‘India and ASC Ministry to the Disadvantaged’ focus of next Mission Talk

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC, will present a Mission Talk: “India and ASC Ministry to the Disadvantaged,” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 in the Roths Alumni Center in the Dugan Library and Campus Center. The presentation ...

Celebrating our namesake with Cardinal Newman Week

Newman University celebrated its namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman’s 215th birthday Sunday, Feb. 21, with a special Mass and after-Mass get-together as part of Heritage Month. John Henry Newman was born Feb. 21, 1801, in ...

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Fancy hats and lifted pinky fingers displayed at High Tea

Students, staff and faculty gathered in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to celebrate a  long-standing and well-known tradition at Newman University – “High Tea.” “This is one of my favorite events at Newman University,” said ...

Guatemala Study and Serve program is focus of Mission Talk

As part of Heritage Month, Sonja Bontrager, associate professor of Spanish at Newman University, presented a Mission Talk on “The ASC’s Mission and the Guatemala Study and Serve” Wednesday, Feb. 17. She and 11 other students and ...

JoAnn Mark, ASC, to speak on campus as part of Heritage Month

JoAnn Mark, ASC, Ed.D., will return to Newman University Wednesday, Feb. 24 to present “The UN & 2030 Sustainable Development Goals” at 3:30 p.m. in Eck Hall 125. In May of last year, Mark left Newman University ...

Houston starts diversity conversation during LEAD Series

Terri Houston, diversity expert from the Center for Leadership Development, Inc., spoke on the Newman University campus Wednesday, Feb. 11, as part of the 2015-16 LEAD Series. “The LEAD Series is a lecture series focused on ...

2016 Winter Homecoming Court announced

Newman University is gearing up for the 2016 Winter Homecoming basketball games. Many organizations on campus are planning events and other activities to help celebrate the week. In keeping with tradition, the Student Life Department is ...

24-Hour Theatre Project a ‘high-adrenaline theatrical experience’

Newman University will host the 24-Hour Theatre Project Feb. 19-20 as part of its Heritage Month celebration. According to Mark Mannette, associate professor of theatre and director of the Theatre Department, “The 24-Hour Theatre Project ...

Homecoming Week runs Feb. 21-27, features new voting process

Newman University is gearing up for an eventful February. The university’s annual tradition of Heritage Month continues with many engaging events planned to help the community celebrate, and Student Life is no exception. Student Life ...

ASC hosts Mardi Gras for Newman University faculty and staff

Every year, Newman University faculty and staff enjoy a special get-together with the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, the sponsoring order of the university. This year, the sisters and the Faculty Community Relations Committee agreed ...

Spring LEAD Series kicks off with Terri Houston

The 2016 spring semester LEAD Series will kick off with Terri Houston, diversity expert from the Center for Leadership Development, Inc. Houston will speak at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. Refreshments and door ...

Heritage Month begins with Mass for St. Maria De Mattias

Heritage Month began today, Feb. 4, with Mass celebrating the feast day of St. Maria De Mattias, the foundress of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC), the founders and sponsoring order of Newman ...

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Sister Charlotte Rohrbach talks about Heritage Month

As the Newman University 2016 spring semester moves forward, we come to one of its annual traditions: Heritage Month. Heritage Month is a month-long celebration with guest speakers and special events presented by the Adorers of the Blood of ...

Get Ready: Heritage Month 2016

Feb. 4, 2016, marks the first day of many events scheduled through March 3 to celebrate the heritage of our founders the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, our namesake John Henry Cardinal Newman, and our ...

Annual Awards Banquet wraps up Cardinal Newman Week

A successful and tradition-filled Cardinal Newman Week drew to a close with the Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony last Saturday, Feb. 21 in the Dugan-Gorges Conference Center. ...

Newman University announces new program to train educators for district positions

Newman University is now accepting applications for the first cohort of its new District Leadership Licensure Program. The program is being offered for the first time Fall 2015. The master’s degree level curriculum received approval ...

Lent is focus of Feb. 18 Cardinal Newman Lecture

As part of Cardinal Newman Week, the annual week-long celebration of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Newman University will present local author and speaker Stephanie A. Mann. Mann will deliver the Cardinal Newman Lecture, which ...

Newman University to confer highest award on Monsignor Robert Hemberger

Newman University will bestow the Cardinal Newman Medal to Reverend Monsignor Robert Hemberger at the 2015 Cardinal Newman Banquet and Awards Ceremony. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 in the ...

View photos from Cardinal Newman Week

See photos and video of all the festivities of Cardinal Newman Week in February. Photos of the week can be found on the Newman University Flickr website. ...